3.5
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Baby Lock
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Baby Lock Esante

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Baby Lock Esante
 
3.5

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(6 of 6 customers found this review helpful)

 
1.0

expensive and doesn't do the job and is extremely frustrating

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from USA

Comments about Baby Lock Esante:

I have owned this machine for several years and paid a premium price for it. It has been in for servicing several times with no better results. In short it DOES NOT SEW. If I do anything other than a simple procedure such as sewing cotton it will not work. It skips stitches. The thread breaks constantly. Freemotion quilting has thread breaking every few stitches, skipped stitches if there is any bulk, I have been told to change the needle, use only cotton thread??? and I have even been told that people now days do not sew per se. they do crafts and that the machines of today are geared for that. Yes it does cut the thread, have needle up and down, embroider ( with constant thread breaks) and many other features but what good are they if you can't sew with the machine? I have sewn for over 50 years and am ready to quit because of this modern invention from Babylock. I would not buy a computeris

ed machine again. The old standard machines would be my choice.

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(4 of 4 customers found this review helpful)

 
5.0

Fantastic embroidery/sewing machine

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from Newark, DE

Comments about Baby Lock Esante:

**Love my Babylock embroidery machine it has been a very usefull and creativity machine. Since I have no artistic ability use my m achine to create designs and change colors, as well digitzie a design which I did for our Senior Surfers Computer Club it was surfer board with monitor on top of it. The apply logo was for a Apple machines**

**Would not trade this machine for all the tea in China, very creative adn great for making clothes, embroidery etc.**

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(7 of 7 customers found this review helpful)

 
4.0

Pleasure to use!

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from Ellensburg, WA

Comments about Baby Lock Esante:

This machine not only can create thousands of embroidery embellishments it is a dream to sew with.  I am able to download unlimited patterns on line for my use.  I find it very entertaining to just watch as it stitches the embroidery patterns even though it is almost hands free.  You only have to listen for the beep indicating it is time to change thread color, low bobin thread, or if the thread breaks (this is unusual if you use quality thread and needles).  It creates effortless buttonholes and decorative stitches in the sew mode.  I have been sewing for 40 years and this machine is a dream come true.

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(22 of 22 customers found this review helpful)

 
4.0

Endless options with this machine.

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from Milwaukee, WI

Comments about Baby Lock Esante:

This machine does beautiful machine embroidery as well as sewing through any fabric flawlessly. Comes with plastic case, I personally would prefer a metal machine case rather than the plastic case it its manufactured in. It is also very heavy, so if you are looking for one to take with you to classes it can be done but you will need muscles or a rolling bag. I purchased the Palette software so that I can download designs from the internet to a blank card that fits in to the side of the machine. If you need help, the help screens are awesome! It will tell you how to put in a zipper, do a blind hem stitch and so much more. I've had this sewing machine for many years and it has been very dependable....no repairs required, only cleaning & maintenance.  This is an excellent versatile high-quality machine for anyone from the beginner to the pro-- it does it all (except cut out the pattern...) It sews well and is fun to use. I have had several sewing machines and if I ever have to purchase another I will only buy a Babylock. 

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