Janome Magnolia 7318 Sewing Machine Review
Getting a solid sewing machine has never been easier because the Janome magnolia 7318 sewing machine is the perfect answer to all sewing needs, both for home or commercial purposes. There is no end to the number of uses that you can put this sewing machine to. For example, you can use it for your home décor. You can use it for your curtains and you can use it for crafting, quilting, darning and many more purposes. What makes this sewing machine a definite winner among others in its range is that it has 4 step button hole in addition to the 18 inbuilt stitches that one can select what they need from.
- It has a removable table when you want to do sleeves, cuffs and trouser hems
- The thread cutter is inbuilt and cuts the thread automatically after you are done stitching
- There is a big allowance for lifting the needle up high when working with thick fabrics
- You will not have to twiddle around with your fingers when you are changing the bobbin because it is just a drop-in case
- 25-year warranty – limited
Janome Magnolia 7318 sewing machine has been made with convenience in mind and maybe that is why it has simplistic features. For starters, you will love its 18 preprogrammed stitches that will allow you to experiment on your home decor, crafting, darning and general stitching. This machine is very user friendly, coming with its comprehensible user manual that leaves nothing out. It can be used by professionals as well as novices.
Customizable for Convenience and Variety
You can set the length and the width of your stitches before you start sewing. The maximum width that you can set for the zigzag is 5mm and the length is 4 mm. In addition, there is a great reverse lever for locking your stitches. The cover of the bobbin case at the bottom is a see-through cover and therefore you will be able to see your bobbin as you use your thread. That way, you do not have to let all the thread run. With foot pedal speeds of up to 8830 stitches a minute, you can comfortably say that this sewing machine is the best as far as the mechanical varieties of machines are concerned.
For easy free arm sewing, you can just remove the extendable table. To accommodate all your needs, the needle settings are variable from the center, which is usually the default position to about 5 positions to the left. When you buy the machine, you will get a full pack of accessories that come straight from the manufacturer. Such include 3 packs of needles, lint brush, screwdriver, seam ripper, 4 bobbins, that is, 3 bobbins in the pack and the one that will be in the machine and then there is a felt cushion for spool. These are just few of the accessories that you will get with your machine.
Needle threading is automatic, just as is the inbuilt thread cutter. The machine is light and can be moved around easily. There is a retractable handle for just this purpose. Made of sturdy aluminum, you can be sure that it will keep smooth without showing any dents. It is strong and light.
Pros and Cons
It is mechanical and therefore you do not have to worry about something happening to its memory or anything.
It is very easy to use and can be used by beginners as well as professionals.
You can use the preset thread tension or adjust it to whatever tightness you want depending on the article that you are working on.
It gives smooth hassle free sewing on all manner of articles. These could be quilts, elastics or other fabrics. You will get clean and smooth stitches.
The presser foot has three settings, which are normal, up and extra to accommodate sewing materials of any thickness.
Covered by manufacturer’s warranty of 25 years.
The maximum width and length for stitches are simply too limiting. At 5mm for width and 4 mm for length, that is small. However, this is negligible.
Whether you love the computerized sewing machines, every professional sewer knows that the homeliness of the mechanical sewing machine can never be equaled. The Janome Magnolia 7318 sewing machine is the perfect machine for use at home especially for beginners. With a count of up to 18 inbuilt stitches, you can be sure that you want to use this machine for your interior decor at home. It always does a clean and efficient job.