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Experience the sheer exhilaration of unleashing your creative spirit with the Janome Continental M8 Professional Sewing and Quilting Machine. This remarkable powerhouse is not like any other and will elevate your projects to new heights.

Prepare to be captivated by its unrivaled quilting capabilities. The built-in Accurate Stitch Regulator will guide your hand with absolute precision, ensuring flawlessly even stitches that breathe life into every intricate design. Feel the smooth, uninterrupted flow of fabric beneath your fingertips as the AcuFeed Flex Layered Fabric Feeding System glides effortlessly, granting you total control over the creation of your masterpieces.

But that’s not all; the Janome Continental M8 is an unmatched advisor, a wise companion on your quilting journey. The Quilt Block Advisor will stand by you, offering expert guidance and illuminating the path to perfection. With its assistance, every quilt block will emerge as a breathtaking work of art, filled with emotion and soul.

And let’s not forget the Hi-Definition Sewing Features that will take your breath away. With a staggering selection of 450 built-in stitches, each meticulously designed to ignite your imagination, you will be transported to a realm of limitless possibilities. The 9mm stitch width opens up a world of intricate detail, allowing you to unleash your creativity without restraint. Capable of a maximum sewing speed of 1300 stitches per minute, the Janome Continental M8 will effortlessly see each project to completion.

Witness the sheer power and efficiency of the 7-piece feed dog, ensuring flawless fabric control that energizes your creative process. It’s as if the machine possesses a sixth sense, anticipating your every move and enabling you to express every creative thought.

Hi-Definition Quilting Features

Janome Continental M8 ruler quilting


Janome Continental M8 accurate stitch regulator

  • A.S.R. (Accurate Stitch Regulator) Compatible
  • AcuFeed™ Flex Layered Fabric Feeding System
  • Professional HP needle plate, HP and HP2 feet
  • Streamlined profile for broader sewing field view
  • Stitch tapering function
  • Ruler work mode
  • Automatic presser foot lift
  • Quilt Block Advisor
  • Extension table with storage drawer included
  • Variable zig zag for free motion quilting
  • Floating mode for delicate fabrics
  • Cloth Guide included
  • 17.81” All metal seamless flatbed
  • Adjustable knee lift

Hi-Definition Sewing Features

Janome Continental M8 stitch tapering function
  • 450 built-in stitches up to 9mm wide, including 3 fonts (block/script/broadway)
  • Maximum sewing speed: 1,300 SPM
  • Enhanced Superior needle threader
  • Thumbwheel by machine head to raise and lower the needle
  • 12 Sensor buttonholes, 1 Automatic
  • Straight stitch needle plate with left needle position for 1/4” seam foot
  • Snap-on presser feet
  • 7-piece feed dog
  • Sewing applications onscreen support

Technology & Engineering

Janome Continental M8 needle threader


Janome Continental M8 LCD color touchscreen

  • AcuSpark2 App provides machine learning and support
  • Auto tension system
  • Auto-Power Off timer
  • Automatic one-touch needle plate conversion with 3 included plates
  • USB port Stitch Composer stitch creation software
  • Optical bobbin monitoring system
  • 7” Color LCD Touchscreen

Features & Accessories

  • Full-intensity lighting system with 9 white LED lamps in 4 locations
  • Top loading full rotary hook bobbin system
  • Memorized needle up/down
  • Direct touch sewing adjust for Direct select stitch chart
  • Start/stop button
  • Speed control slider
  • Locking stitch button
  • Automatic thread cutter
  • Twin needle setting
  • Easy reverse button
  • Advanced plate markings
  • Auto-declutch bobbin winder
  • Independent bobbin winding motor
  • Upstanding Dual thread stand (vertical delivery)
  • Maximum stitch width: 9mm
  • Maximum stitch length: 5mm
  • Buttonhole foot with stabilizer plate for thick fabric
  • 13.7” to the right of the needle from left needle position