At my last quilting meeting a friend of mine had a Bernina 707 Minimatic and I couldn't help notice what a solid little machine it is...and that was it, I decided that I wanted one and that it would double nicely as a machine for my daughter. I had been resisting buying one of these £50 machines that only does 8 stitches and made of plastic parts knowing full well that it would only be a matter of time that it would be in pieces. I took the advice from many ladies that an older, metal machine would be a better start for her. The nice thing about this machine is it will be nice and portable. I can leave the computerised one at home!
So if anyone out there has any info on these machines I'd love to hear from you. I would be particularly interested in knowing what the knob and the lever on the lower right side are for...something to do with satin stitching. The manual isn't very clear how these are used.
Thanks in advance :o)