The newest top of the line sewing and embroidery machine has the largest sewing and embroidery area in the industry! This amazingly large space of 13.5'' caters for every type of sewer from quilting to dressmaking. The machine has duel screens: Edit, design and create on the large, 10.1″ LCD touchscreen, easy to navigate; then when you’re ready to sew or embroider, the second screen will allow you to fine-tune your stitches, tension, foot pressure, and more!
ASR is a great New Janome feature for quilters: Accurate Stitch Regulator. The sensitivity is fully adjustable to suit your quilting ability and coming with 4 different head attachments. This includes ruler, open toe, closed toe and clear view. The ASR helps create a regular and even stitch length while free motion quilting.
The machine comes with five hoops. Four of those having the New easy-to-loop lever system. It also has the biggest hoop on the market with an embroidery area measuring 280 x 480mm. This large has been created with carbon firbe infused plastic, making is 10 x stronger and light weight. The CM17 will reconise which hoop is selected. The fifth hoop comes as a bonus in the embroidery quilting kit. This includ also includes the Janome Digitizer Junior software.
The large machine now has a thumb wheel located right above the needle. This allows you to raise and lower the needle without reaching for the handwheel. This is good for checking your needle position before stitching.
Other amazing features are:
- Storage area-Front and back of the embroider unit and feet storage under the lid
- SFS-i : Intelligent feed system lowers the feed teeth when the foot is raised
- Independant bobbinwinder
- clock on screen: its too easy to lose track of time!
- up to 1300 stitches per minute and 1200 during embroidery
- USB compatible
- 850 built in stitches
- 1230 built in embroidery designs
- Built in thread stand
- 5 FREE Apps: include Acuassist, Embroidery Link, Acusetter, Acusketch, screen saver tool.
- Wireless technology
- Automatic presser foot sensor- detects thickness of fabrics
- Bobbin sensor
- 9mm stitch width
- One touch needle plate release
- Needle up/down
- Scissors cut
- Speed control
- LED lighting
- Upper thread sensor
- electronic knee lift
- Semi hard cover