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Sewing machines

If you have never used a sewing machine, we are now able to offer a free half hour of instruction - this can be arranged after the purchase of your machine at a mutually convenient date and time.

The machines shown below are currently in stock, but we are happy to order any other machine from the Janome range.

For full specifications of any machine,
please see the Janome website

Click here to see Overlockers

Click here to see Embellisher

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Sewing with Style – Amazing Autumn Offers

The Janome 'Sewing with Style' promotion runs from 2 September 2019 to 2 January 2020. All offers are subject to stock availability. Pick up a Sewing with Style leaflet in the shop, or check below for Sewing with Style offers, highlighted in red.

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Janome 219-S
Janome 219-S: Special purchase, £99.00
Awaiting new stock

14 stitch options
Auto 4-step buttonhole
Variable stitch length
Convertible free arm
Quick change snap-on feet
Only 6.5kg, so ideal to take to classes
2-year warranty


Janome 2200XT
Janome 2200XT: £149.00

22 built-in stitch choices
Auto 4-step buttonhole
Easy stitch selection
Variable stitch length
Quick foot conversion
Drop feed for freehand embroidery
Free arm for sewing cuffs etc.
2 Year Guarantee


Janome 3-24
Janome 3-24: usual price £229.00
Sewing with Style Offer: £199.00

Awaiting new stock

24 stitch choices
Auto 1-step buttonhole
Auto needle threader
Variable stitch length
Double lift presser foot for thicker fabric
Auto-stop bobbin-winder
Snap-on feet: zipper, hemmer, blind hem & satin stitch
Side thread cutter
Hard cover
2-year warranty


Janome 725-S
Janome 725-S: usual price £299.00
Sewing with Style Offer: £259.00

As used on The Great British Sewing Bee!

The perfect modern mechanical machine for beginners to learn the stitch settings with all the necessary utility stitches plus many more, together with a 1-step buttonhole. It's easy to start sewing with the built-in needle threader, the quick set bobbin and the LED light. A hard cover comes as standard and the accessories can be stored in the convenient drawer at the front of the machine.

Mechanical Sewing Machine
Free Arm / Flat Bed Convertible
Machine Size: W411 x H297 x D175mm
Maximum Stitch Length: 4mm
Snap on Feet
Drop Feed
Built in Stitches: 25 including 1 Step Buttonhole
Twin Needle Facility
Horizontal Type Spool Pin
Bobbin Winder - Auto-declutch type
Horizontal Full Rotary Hook
Top Loading - Category B
Approximate Weight: 6.7kg
Maximum Sewing Speed: 830 s.p.m. (approx.)
Maximum Stitch Width: 5mm
Needle Threader
Manual Thread Tension Control
Power Switch
Hard Cover
Carry Handle


Janome 423-S
Janome 423-S: £299.00

24 built-in stitch choices
Variable stitch width & length
Quick foot conversion
Freearm for circular sewing
Adjustable foot pressure
Auto 1-step buttonhole
Built-in needle threader
Drop feed for freehand embroidery
Convenient thread cutter
Robust metal body

This is a great machine for both beginners and for those with more experience. It is really easy to use with a dial for stitch selection and slide controls for adjusting stitch length and width to suit the fabric being sewn. The automatic 1-step buttonhole is a dream. Just pop a button into the foot and this machine will sew you a perfectly sized buttonhole in one easy step. And the automatic needle threader will make threading a breeze! A solid metal-bodied machine with a great range of stitches and features, plenty of accessory storage and a hard cover for protection. Weight - 7.4kg


Janome GD8100
Janome GD8100: Special purchase £299.00

Easy to use computerised machine with free arm. 'A machine to grow with your skills, suitable for beginners and the more experienced.'

100 built-In stitches including 1 step automatic buttonhole, 3 styles
Jam proof top loading drop-in bobbin
Built-in needle threader
Drop feed for free motion embroidery
Start/Stop button
Lock stitch button
Speed control slider
7mm stitch width
LED light
Worldwide voltage
2 Year Guarantee


Janome HD2200

Janome HD2200: usual price £369.00
Sewing with Style Offer: £339.00
No stock until November

A combination of power, elegance and simplicity, with a robust metal body, plenty of accessory storage and a hard cover for protection.

Once a stitch is selected, the information window will advise on stitch width and length settings and the correct foot to use. It couldn't be easier! The jam proof drop in bobbin system ensures smooth trouble-free stitching. This sturdy model has an ideal range of stitches and features to cope with all general sewing tasks. The automatic 1-step buttonhole produces perfect buttonholes in one easy step whilst the extra wide zigzag produces stunning embroidery stitches.

22 built-in stitch choices
Variable stitch width & length
Jam-proof drop in bobbin system
Freearm for circular sewing
Adjustable foot pressure
Auto needle threader
Auto 1-step buttonhole
Information window
Drop feed for freehand embroidery
Convenient thread cutter
Quick foot conversion
Flip top storage area
Weight - 8.0kg


Janome DKS100SE

Janome DKS100 Special Edition £529.00

(JQ6 Quilting Kit and extension table available for £129.00)

An easy to use machine with 10 large buttons to select the most popular stitches, plus four more for the automatic buttonholes. Other stitches are selected by using the large numeric keypad. The 14 direct select keys have an LED light which illuminates when pressed.

This machine has all the features to make sewing simple & enjoyable and an extensive range of stitches to cover every sewing project. Fully computerised with a host a great features including Janome’s new easy set bobbin system this machine ticks all the buttons. Stitch width & length adjustment keys are located directly under the screen: it just couldn’t be easier. There’s even a special key which enables some stitches to be elongated up to 5 times normal without losing stitch density! And for quilters we’ve included a knee lifter. There’s plenty of accessory storage and a hard cover for protection. Weight – 7.0kg

Fully computerised
Easy set bobbin system
Maximum speed controller
Programmable needle up/down
Lock stitch feature
Start / stop button
Wide-angle LED lighting
100 Built-in stitches
Auto 1-step buttonholes (6 styles)
Pattern elongation up to 5 times
Auto needle threader
Auto thread cutter
Unique bobbin winder cutter

Included Accessories: Auto buttonhole foot, Satin stitch foot, Standard foot, Overedge foot, Blind hem foot, Zipper foot, Lint brush, Screwdriver, Seam ripper, Spool holder – large, Spool holder – small, Spool pin – spare, Foot control, Power lead, Knee Lifter, Hard cover, Bobbins, Needles, Instruction book, Instructional DVD


Janome Atelier 3
Janome Atelier 3: usual price £799.00
Sewing with Style Offer: £699.00

Free extension table included.
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A clear LCD screen helps you select from the 120 stitches, including 7 auto 1-step buttonholes and alphabet. LED lighting, an easy-set bobbin, a needle threader, speed control slider, start/stop button, auto lock and auto thread cutter all help make your sewing easier. Ideal for bigger projects and equally suited to precision sewing.

Fully Computerised
Memorise stitch & alphabet combinations
Maximum speed controller
Programmable Needle Up/Down
Lock stitch feature
Start/stop button
120 built-in stitches
Auto 1-step buttonholes in 7 styles
7mm stitch width
Auto needle threader
Auto thread cutter
Easy-set bobbin
Work space Length 210mm (8.3”) to right of the needle
Speed Control Slider
Auto cutter on bobbin winder
Semi-rigid cover
Size: W 504 x H 316 x D 236 mm
Approximate Weight: 10kg



Janome 6234XL
Janome 6234XL: usual price £449.00
Sewing with Style Offer: £399.00

Awaiting new stock

As used on The Great British Sewing Bee!

2, 3 & 4 Thread Overlocker
Easy Rolled Hem Conversion (No Plate Change)
Maximum Stitch Length: 5mm
Needle Guard Front & Back
Lay-in Thread Tension Dials
Seam Width (Wide): 5.7mm
Seam Width (Standard): 3.5mm
Adjustable Cutting Width
Maximum Sewing Speed: 1500 s.p.m. (approx.)
Retractable Upper Knife
Rolled Hem: 2.0mm
Colour Coded Threading Guide
Differential Feed Ratio: 0.5 to 2.25
Lower Looper Easy Threading Mechanism
Snap On Presser Feet
Soft Dust Cover
Lower Looper Pre-Tension Setting (Rolled Hems)
Size: W320 x D290 x H280mm
Weight: 8kg



Janome FM725
Janome FM725 Embellisher: £329.00
Last one!

Felting / Needle Punching Machine
Free Arm / Flat Bed Conversion
Machine Size: W389 x H278 x D150mm
Approximate Weight: 4.6kg
Needle Plate (5-Hole)
Maximum Speed: 900 s.p.m.
Transparent Finger Guard
Built In Lint Catcher
Presser Foot Height Adjustment
Transparent Adjustable Eye Guard
Carrying Handle
Power Switch
Click here to view brochure


Other machines

Janome CoverPro 2000CPX
Janome CoverPro 2000CPX: usual price £499.00
Sewing with Style Offer: £449.00

Available to order

1,2 or 3 needles
3mm double needle cover stitch
6mm triple needle cover stitch
Colour coded easy threading
Variable stitch length 1.0 - 4.0mm
Extra large bed space
Unique seam tightening system (STS)
6mm double needle cover stitch
Double chain stitch
Vertical needle drop
Differential feed for difficult fabrics
Tension release device

The CoverPro 2000CPX's innovative design is based on the marriage of an industrial style cover hem machine and a convenient home sewing machine. This means it sews like a sewing machine with all the dials conveniently located. It has a much larger arm space than competitor models and it has a freearm facility that is unique to this type of machine.
Please note, it is not an overlocker.

The resulting union has produced a high speed, long arm, heavy duty cover hem machine, that looks and operates like a sewing machine.

Weight: 8kg

Please note: We do not supply Janome branded sewing machines or overlockers to customers residing outside the United Kingdom and the Republic of Ireland. The warranty on Janome products sold by ourselves is limited to these territories.