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December 2019

Janome celebrates the production of 70 Million Sewing Machines

70million logo Janome Sewing Machine Co., Ltd. (president: Makoto Saito) produced its 70 millionth sewing machine on December 13th, 2019.

Since its establishment as Japanís first sewing machine manufacturer in 1921, Janome has manufactured sewing machines at its original domestic manufacturing center at Koganei in Tokyo, at Janome Taiwan which was established in April 1969, at Janome Thailand which was founded in September 1988, and also at its Tokyo factory where domestic production is currently carried out, with the total number of sewing machines produced now exceeding 70 million.

At present, production is spread internationally over three countries with top of the range embroidery capable computerized sewing machines produced at the Tokyo factory, mid-high range computerized sewing machines, electronic sewing machines and horizontal hook mechanical sewing machines produced by Janome Taiwan, and popular range sewing machines produced by Janome Thailand.

Janome is dedicated to continuing to develop attractive products that meet the needs of the consumer, and releasing them to the market in a timely manner. Janome also intends to focus on developing sewing machine-related products that support and increase the value of our sewing machines. As a leader in the home sewing machine business, Janome will strive to deliver high quality products and a high level of service to our customers.

August 2019

Janome introduces Continental M7 Professional

The finest top-of-the-line quilting and sewing machine is here!

A new, heavy duty professional design with flat bed and powder coated aluminum body.


New Features

  • 13.5 inch (343 mm) work spaceNew
Industory largest

Industry largest workspace vertically and horizontally. The large workspace improves your sewing experience!

  • Large color LCD screenNew

7 inch high contrast IPS type liquid crystal display screen.

  • Industry first maximum sewing speed 1300 spmNew

Industory First Industory Fastest

Continental M7 Professionalís maximum sewing speed is a rapid 1300 spm due to the adoption of a DC brushless motor and ball bearing.

  • Powerful and accurate sewing

Powerful fabric penetration capability and strong step sewing greatly assist your creative work. New feed dogs can capture and feed fabric more accurately.


  • Brighter work space

The large workspace is even brighter with no shadow due to the precise placement of the new LEDs.

  • Stress free needle plate removal and attachmentNew

Industory First Industory Fastest

Remove the needle plate automatically and attach with ease using the force of a magnet.

  • AcuSpark App-instructions using QR codesNew

Industory First Industory Fastest

Tips for built-in functions are available from QR codes on the LCD screen through smart devices (phones, tablets etc.)



  • PC Application Pack

3 convenient functions included in PC Application Pack.

*Quilt Block Advisor

*Stitch Composer

*Screen Saver Tool


August 2019

Janome introduces Memory Craft 550E

A redesigned machine with many improvements based on the existing MC500E



New Features

  • New embroidery hoop RE36b with leversNew

Industory First

RE36b is JANOME's largest embroidery hoop in terms of area - 200x360 mm.
RE36b has 2 levers. This makes setting fabric to the hoop a piece of cake!


  • New embroidery designsNew

MC550E has 180 embroidery designs. In particular, there are designs exclusively
for the new embroidery hoop RE36b - Wedding designs,
Sashiko designs, and In-The-Hoop designs. Some examples are:


January 2019

Artistic Digitizer Multi-language version and Upgrade kit

Artistic Digitizer Multi-language version and Upgrade kit are now available!

Languages available include:
English, German, French, Spanish, Latin Spanish, Italian, Japanese

*If installing the Multi-language version from DVD, please connect to the internet and check if an update is available.

For more information on how to upgrade from the junior software, please refer to the upgrade instructions available through the link below.

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Click here for upgrade instructions

Click here for installation instructions