I have recently taken up an interest in sewing, and after making several hand sewn garments I opted to upgrade to a sewing machine. After speaking to several people we decided to hit Souk Al Mubarakiya in search of that perfect machine. The goal was to find something “cheap and nasty”, as we weren’t sure if this interest was going to be a long time thing or not.
Can I tell you my dismay when we returned home after a very long fruitless search? Every single store that we went into (and we went into heaps) had a number of sewing machines, with the cheapest starting at approximately 60KD ($210)!… Read the rest