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Simply Sewing Machines


We've chosen to carry these sewing machines for our customers who are just starting to sew, or those who are looking for a simple second sewing machine for travel, classes or just to get reacquainted with the joy of sewing. All are perfect for basic sewing jobs, and many have functions or accessories to start you in new creative directions.

Every one is a great value! And as with every sewing machine we sell, each comes with free Guide Classes and a Warranty. 



  BERNINA 530
This full-size machine is a dream for all-around sewing, including working with heavier fabrics like denim and canvas, with legendary Bernina quality and precision. The Bernina 530 is compatible with the patented Bernina Stitch Regulator, and a quilting accessories package allows you to easily expand your sewing repertoire into quilting.
MSRP $3,099

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Janome 6600
With the speed and precision critical to advanced sewing, the Janome  6600 contains loads of features created especially for quilters, including adjustable stitch length and width, and a convenient knee lift. You'll also love the
AcuFeed: Layered Fabric Feeding System, which ensures your sewing and quilting are even, smooth and precise on all types of fabric.

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Bernina 380 at A Common Thread, Portland, Oregon BERNINA 380
The Bernina 380 is a great sewing machine to grow with! It's lightweight and easy to transport and made with legendary Bernina quality. Beyond basic features include the patented Bernina Freehand System, decorative stitches including alphabets, and programmable buttonholes. Add quilting accessories as your skills grow.
MSRP $2299

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BERNINA 350 Patchwork Edition
Smaller than a full size machine, the Bernina 350 is lightweight and easy to transport to classes. It's smooth, powerful motor makes it strong enough for sewing heavier home decor and fashion fabrics. It comes with bright LED lighting, a 1/4" foot and an extension table to make quilt piecing easy and precise.

MSRP $1799

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Bernina 330 sewing machine at A Common Thread, Portland, Oregon BERNINA 330
You'll find legendary Bernina quality at a value-conscious price in this all around machine for basic sewing and more. Enjoy piecing, garment construction and craft sewing with speed control and adjustable stitch length and width features. Add quilting accessories as the inspiration strikes!
MSRP $1399

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Best selling sewing machines at A Common Thread, Portland, OregonThe BERNINA 330 is one of our best selling models!
 
Bernina 215 sewing machine at A Common Thread, Portland, Oregon BERNINA 215
Designed to grow to meet your needs, the Bernina 215 is the best basic, heavy-duty, durable sewing machine for basic sewing, mending and crafting with electronic features. It's durability makes it a popular choice for classrooms that prefer an electronic sewing machine.
MSRP $1099


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Janome 3160 sewing machine at A Common Thread, Portland, Oregon Janome 3160
Basic and lightweight, this machine surprises with high-end features like 60 stitches, thread cutter and extension table. It's a good choice for piecing, garment construction, or crafting and home decor projects that use light- to mid-weight fabrics.

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Janome 5100 sewing machine at A Common Thread, Portland, Oregon  Janome 5100
This full-sized machine is perfect for general sewing, quilting and crafting. You'll love adding details with the 100 stitches including an upper- and lower-case alphabet. Quilting accessories are also included.

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Sewing machine recommendations from A Common Thread, Portland, Oregon"To be a smart investment, your first sewing machine should be able to perform just a few more functions than you think you need, so that you have room to explore your creativity and try new projects. The Janome 5100 offers functions and choices for a beginner who wants to sew home projects, quilts or clothing."
 
 JAnome 760 sewing machine at A Common Thread, Portland, Oregon Janome Platinum 760
This compact machine is loaded with top of the line features like 60 decorative stitches and a built-in needle threader. It includes a hard case, and is a popular choice for anyone who needs a machine that can travel or be easily stored.

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 Janome 7330 sewing machine at A Common Thread, Portland, Oregon Janome 7330
This full-size electronic machine is a choice to grow with for stitchers of all ages. Define your personal flair for garments, home decor and more with 30 stitches for various fabrics or embellishment, one-step buttonhole and sliding speed control; add quilting accessories as your skills grow.

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Best selling sewing machine at A Common Thread, Portland, OregonThe Janome 7330 is one of our best selling models!

Janome Jem Gold 3 sewing machine at A Common Thread, Portland, Oregon Janome Jem Gold 3
Weighing in at only 12 pounds, this sewing machine is a great travel choice for the expert stitcher, or a good starter machine for the beginning sewist. Sleek and easy to store, it also comes with quilting accessories.

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 Bernette 46 sewing machine at A Common Thread, Portland, Oregon Bernette 46
Variable stitch width is just one feature of this distinctive sewing machine, designed for cutting edge fashionistas with a combination of features, functions and exceptional value.
MSRP $249

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  Janome 2222
This mechanical machine features 22 built-in stitches and a four-step buttonhole. Dial pattern selection and stitch width and length adjustment ensures ease of use. Great features like a free arm and drop feed make it versatile for all types of sewing. Lightweight and easy to use, this is the perfect machine for a beginner and the price is just right!


 Janome Hello Kitty sewing machine at A Common Thread, Portland, Oregon Janome Hello Kitty
Whether you are young, or just young at heart, this portable, lightweight, fully functioning sewing machine is made with traditional Janome quality and durability. You'll find 11 stitches, including 2 stretch stitches and a built-in buttonhole. 

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A Common Thread

Portland's Finest Creative Sewing Center
15495 SW Sequoia Parkway, Suite 140
Portland, Oregon 97224
503 624-7440 or toll free 877 915-6789
 

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