Janome Horizon Memory Craft 12000 Sewing Machines Information
The Janome Horizon Memory Craft 12000 is the next new addition in the line of the well know Memory Craft range. The Janome Horizon Memory Craft 12000 combines sewing and embroidery all in one machine. From first viewing this machine the first thing I noticed was how much light that this machine gives out the Janome Horizon Memory Craft 12000 has a large selection of 10 built-in LEDs lights located in 5 locations. There is also a pull out light called the Retractable High Light™ which is able to be tilted onto your work area. The lights have been combined in sections which can be turned on or off individually depending on your preference.
The lights on the Janome Horizon Memory Craft 12000 really show off the 15" stainless steel plate along the long sewing arm that measures an impressive 280mm (11") long to the right of the needle ideal for large quilts, bridal dresses and for those bigger home furnishing projects.
When sewing, the Janome Horizon Memory Craft 12000 machine has an impressive sewing speed of up to 1000 spm. Janome have overloaded this machine with many great new features including 9mm width of stitch, 91 needle positions, Detachable AcuFeed Flex™ Layered Fabric Feeding System, Adjustable AcuView Magnifier™, Variable Zigzag via the knee lifter, Auto presser foot lift and just to top it all off Janome have also created the Amazing Stitch Composer™ that allows you to create original stitches from scratch using your pc or take existing stitches and alter them needle-drop by drop. It also has all the usual Janome computerised features plus over 400 built in stitches to keep you entertained.
If you love free motion sewing, there’s an automatic fabric thickness sensor and you can use the knee lifter to vary the width of zigzag stitches . This machine also comes with the New Detachable AcuFeed Flex™ feet and lots of quilting attachments including a large clear acrylic extension table for those larger projects.
When it comes to embroidery Janome have created a new Sleek Linear Motion Embroidery System™ that is a sleek detachable embroidery unit that attaches to the back of the machine which when opened provides a massive embroidery area. This detachable embroidery unit allows you to use frames of up to the largest of the Janome hoops available for this machine of 230mm x 300mm. Janome have also added Real-time PC connection with Horizon Link™ the touch screen is certainly large enough to do on screen editing. But if you want a view that's much larger than any sewing screen can offer, connect the machine to your PC via Janomes exclusive Horizon Link™. Now you can create and edit embroidery designs and stitch combinations on your computer with your mouse - anywhere, anytime. The Janome Memory Craft 12000 is crammed full of over 300 wonderful designs including lace, animals, floral designs, quilting designs and lots lots more there is something for everyone.
Horizon Link - It’s easier to create & edit designs in real-time on your computer. You can now use your mouse & laptop keyboard to drag, drop & edit. This means your editing screen can be as large as your computer monitor!
AcuFeed Flex - Our popular AcuFeed system is now detachable and comes in two widths ( single & dual prongs ) with multiple feet to address different tasks.
Stitch Composer - Create your own stitches with our new Stitch Composer.
New Embroidery Unit - A revolutionary slim-line embroidery unit slides onto the back of the machine. It has been designed from our robotic technology to give more precision and higher quality results than ever before.
Bigger Embroidery - The Janome Horizon Memory Craft 12000 embroiders designs up to 300mm x 230mm.
Four hoops are included:
GR Large Hoop 300mm x 230mm ( 11.8” x 9.1” )
SQ23 Square Hoop 230mm x 230mm ( 9.1” x 9.1” )
SQ14 Square Hoop 140mm x 140mm ( 5.5” x 5.5” )
FA10 Freearm Hoop 100mm x 40mm ( 3.9” x 1.6” )
Bigger Working Area - The total arm length is a massive 440mm ( 17.3” ) , fitted with a 380mm ( 15”) stainless steel plate embossed with useful measurements. There is 280mm ( 11” ) to the right of the needle giving plenty of space for those larger projects.
Wider Stitches .... More Choice - The Janome Horizon Memory Craft 12000 will sew most of it’s 400+ stitches .... 9mm wide! Plus there are 338 builtin embroidery designs. 13 automatic one step buttonholes, 3 monogram fonts and 10 embroidery fonts.
Auto Presser Foot Lift - There are three ways to lift the presser foot, manually, with the kneelifter and now ....with the touch of a button !
One-Step Needle Conversion - To change from the standard needle plate to the straight stitch one, it’s just one press of a button.
Variable Zigzag - When free motion sewing, you can change from a straight stitch up to a 9mm zigzag, by using the kneelifter.
High Speeds And More Precision - Be as precise as you need to be with 91 needle positions. And quality is not compromised even when sewing or embroidering at 1,000 stitches per minute.
See It All More Clearly - With 10 built-in LED’s in five locations plus the innovative extendable High Light, sewing has never been brighter. We’ve even added a detachable magnifying glass!
Automatic Fabric Sensor - You can customise the height of the foot and save it in memory or alternatively let Auto Pressure and Auto Height set it for you.
Advanced Bobbin Thread Sensor - This allows you to set the sensitivity for the “out of thread” alert.