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Janome HD3000 sewing machine review

The Janome HD3000 sewing machine is a heavy duty machine which comes with the features you need to do a wide range of sewing. It’s solidly made from one-piece aluminum casting. With 18 stitches, including an automatic one-step buttonhole with balance adjuster give you the tools you need to deal with any kind of specialty fabrics.

Janome HD3000 heavy duty mechanical sewing machine reviews

The Janome HD3000 sewing machine indeed has many useful feature in its mechanical sewing machine body, which are:

  • 19 stitches
  • One-step buttonhole
  • Manual, lay-in thread tension
  • Built-in needle threader
  • Snap-on presser feet
  • 7-piece feed dog
  • Free Arm
  • Drop feed
  • Reverse stitch lever
  • Push-pull bobbin winder
  • Extra high presser foot left
  • Stitch selection dial
  • Foot pressure adjustment
  • Horizontal, full rotary hook bobbin system
  • 6.5mm maximum stitch width
  • 4mm maximum stitch length
  • Heavy-Duty frame
  • Hard cover included

The Janome HD 3000 comes with Janome’s top loading jam proof bobbin system and 7-piece feed dog which ensures precision fabric control. It also comes with a one-hand thread cutter and easy to use snap on feet.

An instructional guide is located in the top tray door of the machine, which indicates the feet and stitch settings for your usage. With this guide, you can choose stiches to finish your task at ease. Stitch length and width are also adjustable conveniently in the front of the machine, and a hard cover which top cover contains storage area for all your feet and stuff you use often.

The Janome HD3000 is a heavy-duty sewing machine which all working parts are made of metal which makes it sturdy and durable. This sewing machine comes with 4 additional built-in stitches than the Janome HD1000 sewing machine. HD3000 comes with 18 built-in stitches which some people may consider it costly. But in fact, it’s all the essential utility stitches and the most frequently used decorative stitches. Besides, The Janome HD3000 has 1-step buttonhole that means if you working with a series of buttonholes, you must reset the sensor every single time after you make 1 buttonhole.

There nothing easier than selecting the perfect stitch option on the HD 3000, turning a dial located on the right side of the machine below the balance wheel and you’re ready to go. When the dial turned from one stitch another, a tiny red light will shows up beneath the image of the actual stitch in the diagram.

The Janome HD3000 sewing machine comes with top drop-in bobbin and the way to winding the bobbin and threading the Janome HD 3000 are pretty easy. The process is, push and pull, no different from that of many other brand new Janome sewing machines. Like some other sewing machine, HD3000 also offer see-through plate, really useful to be able to see the bobbin as it runs out. It has automatic needle threader as well which some may say it’s very easy to use and quick to thread. Janome HD3000 also come with built-in thread cutter which is amazing and save so much wasted movement picking up the scissors.

HD3000 with its extra high presser foot lift makes working with any thick fabrics quite easy. The HD3000 sewing machine comes with rolled hem foot along – which you can’t get when you buy any brand other than Janome – with a lot of other accessories. You also can adjust pressure on presser foot along with the tutorial panel that helps you determine which Snap-On presser foot to use.

There is a 7-piece feed dog that move the fabric very smoothly.

The list of standard accessories that come with the Janome HD 3000 include all the necessary things to make the sewing experience fun.

  • 7 snap on presser feet
    • Blind stitch hem foot
    • Hemmer foot
    • Overedge foot
    • Zipper foot
    • Transparent buttonhole foot
    • Zigzag foot
    • Automatic buttonhole foot
  • Extra needles
  • Extra bobbins
  • Lint brush
  • Seam ripper
  • Screwdriver
  • Quilting bar
  • Hard cover
  • Owner’s manual

Overall, the Janome HD 3000 is a wonderful mechanical sewing machines. The stitch quality come out great and Janome HD3000 operates like a dream.

Will I have any hesitation recommending this machine? No. It’s perfect for use by beginners, intermediate and expert home sewer who likes the sturdiness and solid built of a mechanical sewing machine. is a heavy duty machine which comes with the features you need to do a wide range of sewing. It’s solidly made from one-piece aluminum casting. With 18 stitches, including an automatic one-step buttonhole with balance adjuster give you the tools you need to deal with any kind of specialty fabrics.