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Written on: 18/09/2010
Abysmal. Do not buy the Euro-Pro Dressmaker 998B. It is marketed as "easy to use" but it is not. Even looking on line for troubleshooting for threading the thing, I could not manage to get the bottom bobbin to properly pick up. My wife managed to straighten it out for me after three hours of poking around.
I cannot use it by myself. It is too complicated to thread. I enjoy sewing by hand and had hoped that it would expiate the process. It just made me yell and curse a lot. The… Read Full Review
Written on: 17/08/2010
I was having the same problem and here is what I found on the internet on 50Plus Discussion Forums Dressmaker II- Sewing machine regarding the bobbin, from a man called Campy. I have to say that I played and followed what he said and it did work, I will still try to do it over and over. I hope this will help you;
I had the same problem at first.
Here is how you do it.
You cross over the thread coming from the bobbin underneath to the thread coming from the needle.
The thread into the… Read Full Review
Written on: 11/08/2010
wow this bobbin problem was making me go crazy until i read all the reviews. if anyone knows how to thread the bobbin please let me know so i can stop wasting my time.
i thought this was an awesome sewing maching until i wanted to change the thread color. do NOT buy this product!!… Read Full Review
Written on: 01/07/2009
I received this Euro-Pro Dressmaker sewing machine 4 years ago. It works well. I have made fabulous craft products with it. However, the threading is very complicated. Although it runs well I am very, very pleased to say that I will be getting a new sewing machine very soon… Read Full Review
Written on: 06/07/2008
I've had a Euro-Pro Dressmaker 998B Sewing Center. Basically there is just nothing really to say in its favour. Seriously, I advise you don't buy it if you care about your money… Read Full Review
Written on: 01/04/2008
I LOVE this little sewing machine by Euro-Pro. I have fixed every piece of clothing that needed mending and am now making my own simple garments. I completely think every family should own one… Read Full Review
Written on: 23/12/2007
It came with thread and bobbin loaded and worked well until the bobbin had to be changed… Read Full Review
Written on: 14/01/2007 by malady (1 review written)
I felt like a loser trying to figure out how to use the Euro-Pro Dressmaker 998B Sewing machine! I am very old, and I do not have a life, so I wanted something to fill it.
It took me away from more important things, like looking for a date on the internet. I am available and have this stupid sewing machine to prove it… Read Full Review
Written on: 24/11/2006 by heater (1 review written)
I hope many people read this before buying this product and waisting there money and alot of there time trying to use this so called" sewing machine!!"… Read Full Review
Written on: 26/03/2005 by Mantha (1 review written)
This Euro-Pro Dressmaker 998B Sewing Center doesn't thread well in fact I wish I would have never purchased it. They need to figure out a way to allow you to thread the bottom bobbin I have tons of sewing to do and I can't do it because of this stupid machine!… Read Full Review
Written on: 20/09/2004 by cjharv (1 review written)
Euro-Pro Dressmaker 998B Sewing Center - The bobbin doesn't thread easily.
The tension is too tight and thread always breaks.
Not user friendly… Read Full Review
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