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    New sewing machine - so excited!

    My brother sewing machine has seized up again and I am fed up with it so I have returned it as it still under warranty. It has put me off all Brother machines now...

    My husband helped persuade me to upgrade so I have just purchased the Janome Atelier 5 (I think it is called the skyline in USA). It should arrive on Tuesday - I am so excited. It has more features (very excited about the auto-thread cutter), comes with an extra quilting pack (so all the feet I would need) and a bigger throat area than my current machine.

    I cannot wait until the weekend when I will be able to play with it properly.

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    I love the auto thread cutter. It saves so much thread. A new machine is exciting! I hope you enjoy it for many years. I have had my smaller Janome for many years and have never had a problem with it.
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    I have a Janome and absolutely love it. I especially love the auto thread cutter. Congratulations and have a great time with your new toy.

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    You're going to love it!! That was the model that convinced me to upgrade from my smaller Janome. I had 3 "must-haves" on my list: auto thread cutter, large throat, and some alphabet stitches. Got all those plus a whole lot more. I actually got the Janome 8200 (a rebox) for less than the Skyline was going for, so I snatched it up.

    It does FMQ like a dream, and is remarkably quiet and smooth. I know you'll enjoy it. And as far a hubby persuading you to upgrade....he's a keeper!!!

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    I am so addicted to my auto thread cutter, I don't know how I ever lived it without it, enjoy your new toy!!

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    ​Congratulations!

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    Congratulations, so sorry you had problems with your Brother machine I still use my brother machines on occasion. I actually gifted a neighbors grand daughter my Janome a few years ago not because there was anything wrong with it but because I just had to many machines.
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    Quote Originally Posted by zozee View Post
    You're going to love it!! That was the model that convinced me to upgrade from my smaller Janome. I had 3 "must-haves" on my list: auto thread cutter, large throat, and some alphabet stitches. Got all those plus a whole lot more. I actually got the Janome 8200 (a rebox) for less than the Skyline was going for, so I snatched it up.

    It does FMQ like a dream, and is remarkably quiet and smooth. I know you'll enjoy it. And as far a hubby persuading you to upgrade....he's a keeper!!!
    Thanks for this zozee - makes me feel a bit better as well. It is such a big decision and how do you know if you have made the right one?!

    I am very lucky with hubby I know He is contributing towards the cost of it as an early Xmas prezzie so even better.

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    Congrats! I love my Janome as well. Thread cutter and needle down button are the best! Enjoy!

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    Congratulations! You will love this machine, enjoy

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    I have three Janome machines....don't think I would ever purchase any other brand. I love my Janome's!!

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    I love my Janome 7700 Horizon. I also love my Brother embroidery machine.

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    Guess I am an odd ball, but I never use my thread cutter. Love my Viking Sapphire and other gadgets, but the thread cutter doesn't excite me.

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    How exciting for you! And you have a sweet husband
    I love having a thread cutter too!

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    Congratulations on your new machine...you will love the little extras. Enjoy!
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    I love my Janome Professional 6600. It does everything I want. If I would want any other option, it would be a warning signal when the bobbin is running low. Not a necessity for sure. Enjoy your machine.
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    Congrats, you will love the Janome! Thread cutter and needle up and down are the two functions I can't live without!
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    Thanks! I have only ever sewn with a machine that has needle up/down function - I can’t imagine sewing without. But I think the thread cutter will be amazing...

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