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Buy now Another easy-to-understand computerised machine which won’t be outgrown quickly, this has 47 pre-programmed stitches and three styles of one-step buttonholes to choose from.

Buy now This model is the one that changed my mind about computerised machines.

But it’s a sturdy machine and is available in a lovely range of colours.

Buy now Although marketed to those with intermediate sewing skills, a good friend of mine purchased this fully computerised model as her first machine and is in love.

Before you start, just be sure to check the label: If your pants contain cotton or rayon, prewash to allow for shrinkage.

Remove the original hem with a seam ripper; try on the pants with the shoe you'll wear.

Threading is so easy – the machine even pulls the bobbin thread up for you.

Buy now If you’re on a budget and just dipping your toe in the waters of home sewing, this basic machine will do the job very nicely.

If you’ve got big sewing dreams of making jeans and coats, it’s a machine that will grow with you, and is good value for money considering the multitude of features it comes with including speed control and a stop/start button with automatic foot release so you don’t even have to use the foot pedal.