Welcome to the Quilting Board!

Already a member? Login above
loginabove
OR
To post questions, help other quilters and reduce advertising (like the one on your left), join our quilting community. It's free!

Page 2 of 3 FirstFirst 1 2 3 LastLast
Results 11 to 20 of 22

Thread: Janome's new quilting machine

  1. #11
    Senior Member LyndaOH's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jun 2011
    Location
    northwest Ohio
    Posts
    958
    I've been considering the Sweet 16, so this is definitely something I'd consider. The pricing and options may make the difference. I don't have dealers for either company very close by and that's a factor too on how service will work.

  2. #12
    Junior Member SallySaidSew's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jul 2012
    Location
    Methow Valley in Washington State
    Posts
    202
    This Baby Lock looks interesting. I may have to check with the store I bought my Brother from since they also carry Baby Lock.
    ...cuz I said sew! www.sallysaw.blogspot.com

  3. #13
    Senior Member
    Join Date
    Aug 2011
    Posts
    350
    I hope someone can find a price for the baby lock....the sweet 16 is 5 grand (way too much for me). I'll search around for the sunshine one and get a price on that. Keep me posted. Thanks

  4. #14
    Senior Member DawnFurlong's Avatar
    Join Date
    Dec 2011
    Posts
    368
    The Sunshine 16 in a free standing table runs $2,395 according to the website.
    Dawn

  5. #15
    Senior Member quiltin chris's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jun 2010
    Location
    Greenville, OH
    Posts
    350
    Janome dealers typically sell the Artistic 18 long arm quilting machine. From what I can find out the price is approx $7.499.00
    Way out of my budget!!
    Chris
    What I make with my hands, I give of my heart.

  6. #16
    Junior Member loreen's Avatar
    Join Date
    Aug 2010
    Location
    New Jersey
    Posts
    157
    I tried this sunshine machine last year at the show in Oaks, PA. It was not a bad machine. Hope they are there this year. I would like to try it again as I am wanting one.
    Quote Originally Posted by Yarn or Fabric View Post
    I am also in the midarm quilting machine market. I had one on a frame that I never used.. then sold it.. then wished I hadn't sold it... now I'm looking around to see what I want to get. I would be curious to see how much the Babylock is going to go for. I tried out the Janome Horizon 7700 and didn't care for it I hate to say.
    I also was looking in to a Sunshine 16 machine http://sunshine16.com/Home_Page.html It's not the prettiest machine in the world but it sounds like it would sew up a storm. They are about 3 1/2 hours away from me. I might go out there one day once I narrow down my options and take it for a test drive....

  7. #17
    Power Poster Jingle's Avatar
    Join Date
    Dec 2009
    Location
    Outside St. Louis
    Posts
    23,364
    I mostly quilt on a Juki TL98QE, does not have the extension table. I bought one to use on it and it works great for me. It is straight stitch only, it is great because all I do is quilt on it. I have a small space and use it on dining table. Works for me and only about 700.00.

    I hope you can get one, if you really want it.
    Another Phyllis
    This life is the only one you get - enjoy it before you lose it.

  8. #18
    Member
    Join Date
    Oct 2012
    Location
    Sacramento, CA
    Posts
    2
    Quote Originally Posted by nstitches4u View Post
    Sorry! I typed Janome and it should have been BabyLock. My dealer actually sells both brands and I have and love both brands. It is the BabyLock Tiara. Sorry for the confusion.

    http://babylock.com/quilting/tiara/
    The BabyLock Tiara is made by Handi Quilter as is all of the BabyLock long arm quilting machines, ie: the Crown Jewel. The BabyLock Tiara is the Sweet 16. You can only buy a BabyLock from a retail location in person. If the dealer stays within the BabyLock guidelines to keep their BabyLock dealership, they will not list pricing online or give pricing out over the phone or via any other method than in-person at a retail location. You can however, get pricing and purchase a Handi Quilter over the phone or online.

    On another note: if you are accustom to pushing your project thru and don't mind struggling with a large quilt, the Tiara or Sweet 16 will do fine. With a sit-down model, you are not driving the machine but driving the quilt. The upside, Handi Quilter introduced the True Stitcher (stitch regulator) earlier this year. It operates on wireless technology. Go to http://www.handiquilter.com/product/...een-trustitch/ to see more details. Hope this helps.

  9. #19
    Member
    Join Date
    Oct 2012
    Location
    Sacramento, CA
    Posts
    2
    Quote Originally Posted by quiltin chris View Post
    Janome dealers typically sell the Artistic 18 long arm quilting machine. From what I can find out the price is approx $7.499.00
    Way out of my budget!!
    Chris
    The Artistic 18" long arm is made by Tin Lizzie (made in China) and is an inferior product in comparison to the BabyLock made by Handi Quilter which is made in the USA. Spend a little more money and get a trouble free fully upgradable American made product. You can by the Handi Quilter online or over the phone. Happy quilting!

  10. #20
    Super Member DonnaC's Avatar
    Join Date
    Feb 2011
    Location
    Rhode Island
    Posts
    1,055
    That Sunshine machine looks very interesting. I wish they would make the HQ 16 sit-down machine just like that, with the little extension table that can sit on any table. The HQ as is being sold right now is out of my price range, too.

Page 2 of 3 FirstFirst 1 2 3 LastLast

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts
  •  

SEO by vBSEO ©2011, Crawlability, Inc.