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Kenmore 385 19606400 Sewing Machine Owner Opinion

Share Your Story: Kenmore Sewing Machine Owners Voice Their Experiences

By Stitchie

What Model Kenmore Sewing Machine You Own/Owned?

385 19606400

How you obtained the machine? (gift, bought new, etc)

bought new

Approximate age of the machine

3 years

Approximate price paid for this machine?

$650.00

What type of sewing you did/do with this machine?

clothing, crafts, quilting, everyday

What is your satisfaction level with this machine?

I love it, but don't know how to care for it. I live in an isolated area and even if I could afford the high price for maintenance, I would like to know how to do it.

I do basic cleaning, getting all the threads and lint out of the machine, but don't know if it needs oiling or what else is needed to care for it.

Lessons Learned

  • This is the 4th machine I have purchased, all of them the same model or newer. I bought them for my daughter, niece and daughter-in-law. They take them to Sears once a year for a "tune up", but pay $125.00 since they are considered "computer machines".

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