Good stitch selection with manual dials for simplicity. Extra high presser foot lift for thick fabric. Heavy build prevents it from bouncing while in use.
It's a loud one. While it can handle thick layers, it doesn't perform as well with multiple layers.
Easy threading and bobbin winding prevent a lot of sewing stress. Feeds smooth and creates even stitches. Extra features like adjustable top speed, drop feed, and a host of accessories.
Could be difficult to adjust tension.
Easy top drop-in bobbin and automatic needle threader let you start out of the box. One-step button hole feature is easy to use. Instructional DVD is extremely helpful.
Sensitive foot pedal takes some getting used to.
All the basics are here with a solid metal frame built to last. 6 basic stitches work beautifully to cut down on beginner frustration. Manual dials make it sweet and simple.
Threading can be a challenge even with the instruction booklet.
Self threading needle, thread cutter, and drop needle positioning feature are great for beginners. Speed control dial works well so you can focus on the sewing, not the speed. Impressive amount of included accessories.
Could have trouble sewing through multiple quilting layers.