If you make your own clothes, you ensure no one around you wears the same outfit. Whether you want to work from sewing patterns or create your own original designs, you need a sewing machine to take care of the heavy lifting. These machines are also fantastic for sewing home decor items and altering existing pieces. Most home sewers find that regular electronic sewing machines work well for basic projects. If you want to be creative with embroidery and other complicated techniques, consider a computerized machine. If you have dreams of becoming a professional seamstress, an industrial sewing machine sews faster and more efficiently than machines designed for home use. You can find all your sewing machine needs on eBay, including popular Bernina and Singer sewing machines and vintage manual models. Sewing machines are heavy and hard to carry around by yourself, but, fortunately, your purchase ships right to your door.