Janome J3-20 Sewing Machine
Why choose the Janome J3-20 from us?
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It has 20 stitches including stretch and the button hole function in a one step as already mentioned which is far easier to use the 4-step type.
Using the built in handle the portable lightweight machine can be moved with ease from floor to table for your next sewing project, it would be a ideal for users needing a machine for home use alterations or even home deco because of its superior built quality.
By removing the detachable storage box, it coverts the machine for free arm sewing, it also allows loading the bobbin which is a front loading type, because the box is removed it gives good viewing with better access for fat figures when inserting the bobbin case.
As you start to advance your sewing skills it would also suit a serious home maker because it has loads of time saving features like the twin spool pins so decorative twin needle patterns can be sewn.
Easy to thread and operate, following numbered thread path gets you down to the needle where the built in needle threader gets the job done in seconds!
Its simplicity itself to select a stitch, it uses the ABC stitch selection method, simple turn the dial, adjust width and length to your required setting and away you go. Choose from overlock and straight stretch stitch which are the most commonly used, there is 10 stretch stitches. Extra high foot lifter allows for many thicknesses to be sewn.
20 stitch selections
Drop feed facility
Easy declutch bobbin winder
2 needle positions
Front loading bobbin
Variable stitch length
Variable zig zag width
1 step auto sizing buttonhole
Standard Accessories: Zig Zag Foot, Zipper Foot, Buttonhole Foot, Blind Hem Foot, Satin Stitch, Foot, Screwdriver, Set of Needles, Seam Ripper, Bobbins, Soft Cover, Manual and Foot Control
|Warranty||2 Years Full Manufacturers Warranty|
|Size (Height, Width, Depth)||W39 cm x H29 cm|
|Variable Electronic Speed Control||No|
|Bobbin Access||Front Loading|
|Transparent bobbin cover Bobbin Cover||No|
|Hard Carrying or Storage Cover||No|
|Automatically Tensions Thread||No|
|Integrated Needle Threader||Yes|
|Thread End Cutting||Manual|
|Number of Stitch Selections||20|
|Popular Stitch Functions||Straight, Zig-Zag, Multi Zigzag, Blind Hem, Stretch Blind Hem, Straight Stretch, Overlock Stretch, Scallop, Ric Rac, Honeycomb, Applique, Sew-On Buttons|
|Formation of Buttonholes||4-Step Sequence|
|Variety of Buttonholes||1|
|Maximum Speed Limit Adjustment||No|
|Needle Up/Down Function||No|
|Integrated Dual Feed System||No|
|Integrated Fabric Feed Lowering||Yes|
|Hook Movement||Oscillating Action|
|Needle Positions||Centre Only|
|Tutorial CD / DVD||No|
So pleased with this machine. Not too noisy, easy to use. Comes with a great range of feet, in particular the one step buttonhole foot is excellent. I actually got this model as a free upgrade from the J3-18 but I definitely think its good value.
I think this machine is great value, and easy to use very happy with it