I am posting this review as part of my entry in Walmart's Holiday Sewing Contest. I've had this machine for over 10 years. I received it as a gift from my grandmother when I was in high school in a sewing class. I've used it ever since. I've made purses, clothes, pillow cases, blankets... the list goes on. Ive used it to alter countless dresses of mine and my friends when we were bridesmaids over the years. I've never owned a serger the only one I've had the pleasure of using was in my class at school so to finish my projects I've learned to use a French seam. The photos I'm including are of the formal gowns I made one for prom in high school the other for the marine corps ball with my husband, and a photo of two blankets I made for my daughters when they were born. Their names were hand stitched on. I absolutely love this machine but I am really in need of a new one, but really how could you beat 10+ years of great use. I'll definitely be getting another brother machine.