I had felt a little silly purchasing a Hello Kitty machine initially, but after I had done extensive internet research on reviews of this model (both professional and personal) I decided to go with this model. Janome is an excellent maker to begin with, having decades of good and better reviews. At first I had thought of purchasing the Hello Kitty model below this one (the green) but the amount of features available on the 18750 make it well worth the extra money. Shipping was fast, to Canada, and the box arrived with no bumps of marks. Well-packaged from the factory. All components were present and I was delighted to find that the machine had a metal body when I had honestly expected plastic like all the other machines out there. Set-up was non-existent, the manual well-written and illustrated. When running/sewing, the machine hums like a top and is much quieter than I expected. Also, it does not "wander" at high speeds - a definite plus. Speed is easily adjusted and stitches are changed in a snap. I'm also really impressed by the buttonhole stitches - I'll never do them by hand again. I couldn't be more pleased with this machine. I've waited a long time to get a "new to me" machine and I am delighted that I chose this model and delighted that I purchased it from Overstock.com. Fast, safe shipping and no hidden costs or brokerage fees! What a delight! I will definitely recommend this machine and Overstock.com to my friends.
- How did the image on site compare with the actual product? accurate
- How accurate was the on site description of the product? very accurate description of product and its features, measurements and components.
- Please tell us about the quality of the product. excellent exceeded expectations