JANOME HD3000 - The Best Value Heavy Duty Sewing Machine in the World & The Most Popular in Singapore
Warranty: One year carry-in warranty + FREE 365 Days in-house Training
The Janome HD3000 is a heavy duty mechanical sewing machine, perfect for a home user or sewist looking to do a wide range of sewing. Janome HD3000 is made with metal arm and body, and provide excellent power to sew thicker material with smoothly sewing. It has features that advanced sewers will appreciate over the years.
A handy instructional guide is located in the top tray door of the machine, which indicates the feet and stitch settings for a variety of sewing tasks. Heavy duty aluminum body and 18 stitches, including a one-step buttonhole give you the tools you need to handle any kind of sewing project. Stitch length and width adjustment are conveniently located on the front of the machine, and a hard cover comes standard for easy storage.
Key Features for Janome HD3000
- 18 stitches
- 1 one step buttonhole
- Built-in needle threader
- Reverse stitch lever
- Snap-on presser feet
- Stitch selection dial
- Foot pressure adjustment
- Manual, lay-in thread tension
- 7-piece feed dog
- Free arm
- Drop Feed
- Push-pull bobbin winder
- Extra high presser foot left
- Horizontal, full rotary hook bobbin system
- 6.5mm maximum stitch width
- 4mm maximum stitch length
- Heavy Duty Frame
- Hard cover included
Standard Accessories for Janome HD3000
The list of standard accessories that come with the Janome HD 3000 include all the necessary things to make the sewing experience fun.
Accessories including with 7 snap on presser feet
G.Blind stitch hem foot
- D. Hemmer Foot
- E. Zipper foot
B.Transparent buttonhole foot
- A. Zigzag foot
- R. Automatic buttonhole foot
- Needle case
- Extra needles
- Extra bobbins
- Lint brush
- Seam ripper
- Quilting bar
- Hard cover
- Owner manual
Key Specifications and Warranty for Janome HD3000
Hook type : top loading full rotary hook bobbin
Thread tension control : manual
Max stitch width: 6.5mm
Feed system: 5-piece feed dog
Reverse button: yes
Bobbin winding: auto de-clutch
Number of stitches: 18
Buttonholes: 1 Setp
Needle threader: built-in
Free arm: yes
Drop feed: yes
Size (WxHxD): 40 x 28.7 x 18 cm (16" x 11.3" x 7.2")
Weight: 8.5kg (18.7 lbs)
Janome HD3000 Heavy Duty Sewing Machine Review by Professional
The Most Popular Heavy Duty Sewing Machine for Year 2017
When it comes to heavy duty sewing machines construction materials are key. These machines aren't designed to be fancy. They don't have computer control or hundreds of different stitches. Instead they are designed to do a few things very well. On top of that heavy duty machines should be solid, reliable, and have plenty of power for ease of use in general market. The Janome HD3000 offers all of this and more. Let's take a deeper look.
Our Janome HD3000 Review
If you're in the market for a heavy duty sewing machine you want something that is powerful, durable, and reliable that serve you over the years. Sure it may not have all the bells and whistles that many of today's computerized machines have, but it will deliver consistent performance for your daily use to heavy use.
There are two very important things to look at when considering any heavy duty machine. The first is power. The Janome HD3000 utilizes a 1.0 amp motor which is capable of sewing through multiple layers of fabric with ease, including jeans or leather. We're talking 3-4 layers of denim without slowing down or bunching or skip stitches, but yet provide consistent stitches.
If you need a good deal of power for sewing through materials like leather, denim, or canvas this machine is right up your ally in many ways. Experience sewist and sewers has rated this as their best domestic machine investment ever.
The second most important factor for heavier duty machines is construction materials. Janome HD3000 is a rare machine that has a metal-arm, it is the only machine in the market at this price range that as a solid metal arm. On top of that, all of it's internal components are metal, which as a sewing specialist, we really impressed. Only the outside housing of the unit is made of plastic. This helps to keep the weight down and this unit is stable to operate.
Features of the Janome HD3000
The HD3000 is not a feature rich machine, but Janome has done a good job ensuring that it incorporates all the essentials element for a hobby sewist or professional. This makes it a great machine for intermediate/advanced sewers as well as beginners that just getting into sewing.
It is a mechanical sewing machine, though it does look similar to many of today's computerized models. It incorporates an on-board guide that details all 18 of the available stitches, includes its easy to use 1-step button hole It incorporates both common decorative and utility stitches.
It also incorporates a couple features not typically found on mechanical models: an on-board thread cutter and a needle threader. Here is a complete list of it's features:
- 18 decorative and utility stitches
- 1-step buttonhole
- 5 piece feed dog
- Extra high presser foot lift
- drop feed
- reverse stitch button
- push-pull bobbin winder
- stitch selection dial
- foot pressure adjustment
- horizontal, full rotary hook bobbin system
- 850 stitch per minute (spm)
Metal Arm with Janome HD3000
The five-piece feed dog within the metal arm keeps fabric moving smoothly as you sew and prevents bunching of even multiple layers of quilting and batting.
All of the available stitches are listed along the front of the machine allowing for quick selection and changing.
The needle plate includes seam guides that are etched into the plate on both sides of the sewing needle. The cover for the drop-in bobbin is made of clear plastic so you can always see exactly how much thread is left.
Performance of the Janome HD3000
Easy to Use for Janome HD3000
Threading and winding the bobbin of the HD3000 is very easy. It is the same process used to thread many other machines produced by Janome.
Inside the lid of the HD3000 you'lll find the foot pressure adjustment dial. On the inside of the cover you'll also find a guide that helps you choose the correct presser foot to use for which application. You'll also find a note about resetting the sensor after performing each buttonhole.
The stitch selection dial is located on the right hand side of the machine. As you turn the dial you'll see a light illuminate under the corresponding stitch on the guide located on the front of the machine.
Along the top of the machine to the right of the stitch selection guide you'll find the stitch length and width adjustment slides. Simply slide them to the setting you want and away you go.
Quality Stitches & Consistency of Janome HD3000
The stitches produced by the Janome HD3000 are of extremely high quality and consistent with what other Janome machines produced. With a top speed of 860 stitches per minute (spm), which in many ways faster than its range.
Machine Operations and Smoothness on Heavy Material with Janome HD3000
Janome HD3000 offers you the most quiet and smooth process on machine operations, and as a professional, we are amaze at its power that make each sewing on hard and thick material to be so smooth and quiet. You'll be amaze at how well this machine was designed once you tested it.
Great for Heavy and Good for Light Material
Janome HD3000 is not only good for denim, leather or canvas, and in fact, it is a fantastic machine that can sew well on satin, silk or thin materials. With the help of optional straight stitch foot, teflon foot & satin stitch foot, it exhibit full classes of sewing with high quality stitches.
Final Thoughts about Janome HD3000
The Janome HD3000 is a high quality mechanical sewing machine. It doesn't have all the bells and whistles of many of today's computerized models, but it does what it's designed to do extremely well. It offers 18 of the most commonly used decorative and utility stitches.
It's ideally suited for beginners or for those looking for a solid, reliable sewing machine that can handle a great deal of use for Jeans, Leather or Canvas sewing.
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