I recently purchased a second hand sewing machine. I was worried at first about doing this, but after consulting many sewing machine reviews I found that this brand was highly reviewed. I tested the machine out first and it was in good working order so I went ahead and made the purchase.
So far, I figure that I have saved hundreds of dollars from this purchase. I have made several dresses for my daughters. I have made new curtains for my sons bedroom. I have sewn baby blankets as gifts, and have created several scarves to brighten up some up my old outfits instead of purchasing new clothes.
Second hand sewing machines and the cost of the fabric are minimal when compared to what I would have spent on all these items if I would have purchased the, in stores. This obviously proves the worth and usefulness of sewing machines.
When reading sewing machine reviews, just be sure that you have a machine that has been highly reviewed for quality and it will last you for years to come. The savings will continue to pile up, and you will continue saving money! The good thing being, there are many other things you can do with the money that you save off your purchases.