Brother CS-8072 Computerized Sewing Machine

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  • This machine is one of the best purchases I've ever made.

    Feb 17, 2003 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: VERY easy for beginners to use, with many features for more advanced sewers.
    Cons: I had to special-order Brother bobbins. I tried to substitute others with bad results.

    Summary: I love this sewing machine. I've never had a sewing machine before, and I wanted to be able to sew some of my own clothes and do some home decorating projects. This machine is exactly what I wanted. It was extremely easy to use right out of ... read more

  • The Best Machine I Ever Owned

    Jul 16, 2007 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: easy to use, computerized, attractive
    Cons: Needs to be bolted to the table. Touchy bobbins.

    Summary: I do a great deal of sewing and the Brother CS 8072 is the best sewing machine I have ever owned. It is easy to use, and it is computerized. I've sewn quilts, clothing, dolls, and stuffed animals with this machine and it has never disappointed ... read more

  • WOW!!! The price was right and WOW!!

    Mar 3, 2005 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: INCREDIBLE!
    Cons: NONE

    Summary: I just cannot say enough about this WONDERFUL machine! Trust me, I will tell you my opinion and speak my mind on problems with shortcomings. This machine will give you everything you need in sewing that you will require for the beginner and advanced ... read more

  • The key tool of my trade...

    Aug 7, 2004 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: Great for beginners and advanced
    Cons: Initial investment is somewhat high

    Summary: This is my second sewing machine. I "graduated" to this model from the 1200 L. So far, it's been the greatest asset in my business! I'm a professional seamstress and costume designer, and this machine has been one of the greatest investments I have ... read more

  • Tedious at best

    Dec 1, 2003 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: VERY nice decorative stitches, drop-in bobbin, speed control, portability, great beginner price
    Cons: Metric needle plate; irritating defaults; inconsistent stitch & needle controls; threading & buttonholes not great

    Summary: I bought this machine as a Pacesetter 2800 (one of the sales pitches being, "It's not sold at Wal-Mart"--how thrilling to see the same machine, renamed, selling--at Wal-Mart!--for half what I paid for it). It was a good machine for learning about ... read more

  • Excellent machine. Read the manual!!

    Jun 14, 2003 by
    Rated a Helpful Review
    Pros: stitches beautifully
    Cons: setting up the needle threading was difficult

    Summary: Brother CS8072 - This machine sews beautifully and with the exception of threading the needle (upper ... read more

  • Wonderful Machine

    May 19, 2003 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: Easy to use, many features, all which are easy to use.
    Cons: Haven't found any yet.

    Summary: I looked for over a year trying to find the right machine for me. After researching, I found this machine, which did all I wanted plus more. It is so easy to thread, took hardly any time at all to grasp the needle threader. Bobbin winding and threading ... read more

  • You have got to be kidding

    Feb 20, 2003 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: features, price
    Cons: bird nests, broken bobbin winder, automatic needle threader.

    Summary: My daughter is in her second semester of home economics. She is enjoying learning how to sew. We had an old Singer sewing machine, but it was more trouble than is was worth. I wanted to encourage my daughters new found skills and decided to buy a ... read more

  • Fantastic machine!

    Jan 6, 2003 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: So easy to use yet so many features
    Cons: Nothing I've found so far

    Summary: First let me set the stage.....7th grade Home Ec....about 20 years ago....My task was to make a wrap-around skirt. What a battle it was - the needle broke, the machine ate my fabric, and it was full throttle or nothing on the pedal. That was then. ... read more

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  • DO NOT BUY!!!

    Apr 30, 2006 by
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    Pros: It was nice the two times I used it before it broke.
    Cons: Poor construction. Plastic spool holder breaks immediately and cannot be fixed.

    Summary: I did all the research before I bought this highly recommended machine. I considered it a major investment and wanted a machine that would last. Withing the first month of buying it, the MOST ESSENTIAL FEATURE OF THE MACHINE BROKE. The spool holder is a ... read more

  • loved it for the first year, now it drives me nuts

    Nov 22, 2004 by
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    Pros: loved the stitches and the needle threader
    Cons: a year later, nothing on the machine working correctly

    Summary: I loved this machine for it's many stitches since I am a quilter. For the first year the machine worked wonderfully, but for the past few months it is driving me nuts. I can pull seams apart with my fingers, the bobbin thread is loopy and always bunching ... read more

  • CS8072 Machine- Best machine I've ever owned

    Nov 15, 2004 by
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    Pros: Lots of features and options, lots of stitches to choose from.
    Cons: The weight ( 20? lbs ) and the size of the bobbins, very small.

    Summary: I bought this machine for a couple of reasons : 1 it was on clearance at my local walmart and 2 I'm a serious quilter, I must admit the machine intimadated me at first but after using the different stitches , I really love it! My grandmother bought a ... read more

  • A comfortable machine to use

    Oct 2, 2004 by
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    Pros: Ease of use and versatility. Speed control is excellent.
    Cons: None so far, as long as you use Brother bobbins.

    Summary: I was not a beginner when I bought this machine, but I bought this one instead of the more expensive alternatives. I have never had any major problems with it , and I have been using it regularly for 2 yrs. I do clothing, quilting, and home decor ... read more

  • MUST BE A LEMON

    Sep 17, 2004 by
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    Pros: When it did sew was very smooth and easy to use.
    Cons: Cost to much for 3 months of use.

    Summary: Had it 3 months and now will not sew. Have tried everything but bobbin thread is just a mess. I have been sewing for more than 20 years and just don't know what to do with this ... read more

  • Great First Sewing Machine

    Jul 31, 2004 by
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    Pros: Ease switching between different stitches. Sew Easy to thread the machine.
    Cons: Wish it came with more extra bobbins. Wish it came with a closable carrying case.

    Summary: The Brother CS8072 Sewing Machine is my first sewing machine. I used to hate sewing with my mom's old singer...now I enjoy sewing. There are tons of fun stitches to use, and I love all the accessories. I've recommended this machine to my sisters and ... read more

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