The obvious features that jump out at you straight away are the large 11″ throat opening, which means that you can now handle those large bulky projects with ease. Also the 10″ free arm means sewing those fiddly items like cuffs, pant legs, etc. will no longer be the hassle they have been in the past.
Other features include 9mm stitches, sews up to 1000 stitches per minute, removable AcuFeed System, remote thread cutter port, shadow free lighting, bright backlit LCD touch screen, jog dial for fast and efficient stitch selections, huge storage compartments, cloth guide and large clear extension table which comes as standard. There is so much more so read on for further features and their benefits.
Work Space – 11 inches or 280mm to handle huge projects
Free Arm Length – 10″ or 254mm much longer than a standard machine
Machine Screen – bright backlit LCD touch screen includes stylus
Quick Reference Stitch Chart – in lid of machine
Easy Stitch Selection – using the built-in tactile jog dial
Stitches – 270 built-in stitches over 11 Stitch Categories (i.e. heirloom, decorative, quilting, play, long, bridge, etc.)
Sewing Speed – up to 1000 stitches per minute
Buttonholes – 11 different styles of auto one-step buttonhole. All can be customized for stitch width, stitch density & adjustable opening length
Stitch Width – up to 9mm
Stitch Length – up to 5mm
Stitch Elongation – satin stitches can be elongated up to 5 times longer than the original stitch size
Needle Positions – 91
Favourite Stitch – able to adjust individual stitches and save settings
Up/Down Flip – 29 stitches can be flipped horizontally & vertically
Startover – if you start stitching & need to start again, press the startover key & the stitch will reset to the beginning. Great for decorative stitches.
Set Menu – personalize your machine functions via the Set Menu
Fonts – 3 fonts (Block, Script, Broadway and a Cyrillic Font)
Built-in Memory – 20 programmable memories across different stitch categories including fonts
Upper Feed Device – Janome’s renown AcuFeed (removable dual feed system – twin type & optional single type)
AcuFeed Balance Dial – when AcuFeed engaged allows you to adjust feed if the fabric is puckering on top or below
Drop Feed – Yes
Superior Plus feed system – 7 piece feed dog; no more fabric slipping, puckering and shifting
Foot Pressure – manual dial with 7 levels
Extra High Presser Foot Lifter – for easy positioning of thick projects and fabrics, raise presser foot lift lever up & up again, foot stays in the highest position until you lower it down
Needle Threader – built-in, easy to use one hand type
Needle Plate – has patented needle plate markings for precision sewing with needle drop position, angle marks and sewing guides in front of the sewing foot
Easy Change Needle Plate – no more screws the needle plate is easily removed by pressing a lever, then attach Straight Stitch Needle Plate
Thread Cutter – automatic programmable thread cutter; cuts top & bobbin thread at the same time, pulling top thread to underside
Needle Up/Down Function – you can memorise this function, needle can remain in down position in fabric when stop sewing or in up position
Auto Lock-off Stitch button – locks off your stitching at the push of button, no more unraveling
Lock Button – a safely function which locks the machine, should be activated when threading, changing the needle or changing sewing foot
Lighting – 5 white LED lights illuminate your work area and give you shadow free sewing
Cloth Guide – ensures exact seam allowances are maintained
Adjustable Knee Lifter – adjust its position to suit you. The knee lifter raises/lowers the sewing foot
Storage – in the machine lid, store your everyday feet plus the large accessory box gives you front, rear & under the free arm storage
Carry Handle – long handle slots neatly around the top of machine
Large Extension Table – is clear and fits around the free arm making a large flat sewing area, ideal for quilting, patchwork and general sewing
Foot Control – new large style, more stable and easy to use
Internal Frame – rigid die-cast aluminum frame for stable sewing at high speeds
Multi-language – 15 languages English, French, Spanish, German, Dutch, Italian, Swedish, Finnish, Russian, Portuguese, Polish, Turkish, Traditional Chinese, Simplified Chinese, Korean
Machine Weight – 12.3Kg
(All feet are 9mm)
Zigzag Foot A
Rolled Hem Foot D
Zipper Foot E
Satin Stitch Foot F
Open-toe Stain Stitch Foot F2
Blind Hemming Foot G
Overcast Foot M
1/4″ Seam Foot O
Free-quilting Foot PD-H
Convertible Free Motion Quilting Foot QB-S with Close-toe Ft, Open-toe Ft & Clear View Ft
Automatic Buttonhole Foot R
Buttonhole Stabilizer Plate
Dual Feed Foot Holder
Dual Feed Foot AD
Button Sewing Foot T
Quilting Guide Bar
Bobbins x 5
Spool Holder (Large)
Spool Holder (Small)
Extra Spool Pin
Set of Needles
Needle Plate for Straight Stitch
Stylus for machine touch screen
Power Supply Cord
Foot Control – New Larger Style
Extra Wide Clear Extension Table with adjustable legs
Semi-hard Fabric Machine Cover
Code No. Description
202-085-001 3-way cording foot (H) – 9mm Stitches up to 3 even cords with decorative stitch.
202-125-004 Acufeed 1/4 inch seam foot – Twin (OD) 9mm Patchwork piecing foot with side guide, use for 1/4 inch piecing.
202-103-006 AcuFeed ditch quilting foot (SD) – 9mm Has centre guide to keep straight and decorative stitches in the ditch.
202-127-006 Acufeed foot with foot holder – Single (VD) 9mm Single Type AcuFeed Device.
202-102-005 AcuFeed straight stitch foot (STD) – 9mm Single needle hole offers more support around the needle to prevent skipped stitches and puckering.
202-128-007 Acufeed zipper foot – Single type (ED) 9mm Effortlessly insert zips with direct feed on top & under fabric.
202-086-002 Applique foot (AP) – 9mm For easier maneuvering around curves on applique pieces.
202-097-006 Beading foot – narrow (L1) – 9mm Has a narrow groove for stitching strung beads up to 2mm in diameter.
202-098-007 Beading foot – wide (L2) – 9mm Has a wide groove for stitching strung beads 2.5 – 4 mm in diameter.
202-099-008 Binder foot (W) – 9mm Stitch pre-folded bias binding tape or bias tape you have cut yourself.
200-445-007 Bobbin holder for free quilting and hand-look stitching Created to provide even tension as you quilt.
202-082-008 Buttonhole foot (B) – 9mm For sewing buttonholes on tight areas such as cuffs and other areas where more freedom of movement is required.
202-106-009 Circular attachment – 9mm For stitching in perfect circles up to 26cm in diameter.
202-089-005 Clear view quilting foot and guide set (OV) – 9mm Clear foot with 1/8” & ¼” markings plus 2 screw-on guides – ditch stitching guide & ¼” seam guide.
202-144-009 Concealed zipper foot (Z) 9mm For stitching invisible zips.
202-087-003 Ditch quilting foot (S) – 9mm This foot has centre guide allowing you to sew perfectly in the ditch.
202-100-003 Edge stitch foot (SE) 9mm Allows you to perfectly place stitches along edges and seams.
202-110-006 Free-motion couching foot (FMC) 9mm Free-motion using thick decorative threads or wool.
202-096-005 Gathering foot (V) – 9mm Gathers light-weight flat fabrics.
202-081-007 Hemmer foot 4mm (D2) – 9mm Stitch 4mm narrow rolled hem.
202-080-006 Hemmer foot 6mm (D1) Stitch 6mm narrow rolled hem.
202-025-003 Long quilting guide bar set Extra-long left and right guide bars allows spacing up to 4¼”.
202-093-002 Pintucking foot – wide (N1) – 9mm Used with a 2 mm twin needle to create multiple rows evenly spaced deeper pintucks.
202-094-003 Pintucking foot-narrow(N2)-9mm Used with a 2 mm twin needle to create multiple rows evenly spaced pintucks.
202-088-004 Piping foot (I) – 9mm Create and attach your own piping, up to 5mm in size.
202-101-004 Quilt binder set – 9mm Perfect accessory for quick and trouble-free binding.
858-418-008 Remote thread cutting switch unit Cut your sewing threads using your foot instead of pressing a button.
202-090-009 Ribbon/sequin foot (RS) – 9mm Guides attachment of strung sequins and ribbons.
202-095-004 Ruffler (RF) 9mm Allows fabric to be ruffled, pleated to desired fullness.
858-402-009 Spool stand (2 threads) Attaches to back of machine to allow use of 2 large cones of thread.
202-083-009 Straight stitch foot (ST) – 9mm Often used on very fine or very heavy fabrics.
202-091-000 Ultra glide foot (U) – 9mm Smooth sewing where metal feet may stick.