Is Empisal a good sewing machine?
Basic, yet reliable manual machines (like the Empisal Expression 889) have plenty of stitching options and allow for professional, easy stitching. These are also lightweight and portable making it a good investment in the long run.
Who is Empisal?
Empisal is a leading supplier of sewing machines, overlockers, ironing equipment and haberdashery items in Sub Saharan Africa. At Empisal, we are not only a trusted sewing brand on the market, but more so your creative assistant. We provide top quality and affordable sewing machines for novice and more advanced sewers.
Do they still make Elna sewing machines?
Janome bought the Elna brand name in 2006 after Elna declared bankruptcy in the 1990s. Elna as a company does not exist anymore. That said, Janome offers a strong line-up of Elna-brand machines.
Where is Empisal from?
EMPISAL – YOUR CREATIVE ASSISTANT
In Sub Saharan Africa, Empisal is certainly not a new brand. Empisal has been supplying a top quality range of sewing machines, overlockers, ironing equipment and haberdashery items to the market for over 65 years. We believe Empisal is an integral part of every family.
What tension should my sewing machine be on?
The dial settings run from 0 to 9, so 4.5 is generally the ‘default’ position for normal straight-stitch sewing. This should be suitable for most fabrics. If you are doing a zig-zag stitch, or another stitch that has width, then you may find that the bobbin thread is pulled through to the top.