Janome Skyline S5

  • 1000 stitches / min
  • Auto thread trim
  • Wide work space

$1,999.00 $1,445.00

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This machine has been designed for every type of sewing – every day, home décor, high fashion, patchwork and quilting. The Skyline S5 has a 310mm long arm (over 12″) with 210mm of work area to the right of the needle and an arm space of 120mm ( 4.7″) high giving you plenty of room to cope with those bigger projects. With a great range of 170 stitches including a choice of ten styles of buttonholes plus an alphabet, the Skyline S5 offers creativity on every sewing project. Just flip up the top cover on the machine to view the huge variety of 9mm wide stitch styles available. The stitch quality is excellent even at speeds of 1000spm whilst the special built-in features will help you cope with almost any sewing challenge. Pivot on corners with the needle up/down feature, control the maximum sewing speed for precision work, trim off threads with the built-in automatic thread cutter, thread the needle automatically, whatever you need to make sewing easier, the Skyline S5 is the machine for you.



Machine Size – W504 x H316 x D236mm
Work Space – 8″ or 210mm to right of needle
Free Arm – 8″ or 205mm
Embossed Measures – the sewing bed has embossed measurements in mm & inches
Machine Screen – bright backlit LCD touch screen includes stylus
Quick Reference Stitch Chart – in lid of machine
Easy Stitch Selection – Easy touch selection panel including stitch function/editing buttons
Sewing Speed – 60 to 1000 stitches per minute
Stitches – 170 built-in stitches + lettering, over 6 modes
Buttonholes – 10 different styles of auto one-step buttonhole
Stitch Width – up to 9mm
Stitch Length – up to 5mm
Stitch Elongation – satin stitches can be elongated up to 5 times longer than the original stitch size
Mirror Imaging – individual stitches + stitches in a stitch combination can be mirror imaged
Startover – the startover key resets the stitch to the beginning.  Great for decorative stitches and stitch combinations
Set Menu – customise the machine settings via the Set Menu
Fonts – 1 font (Block in English, European and Cyrillic + 9mm Capital letters & numbers)
Drop Feed – Yes
Superior Plus Feed System – 7 piece feed dog; no more fabric slipping, puckering and shifting
Foot Pressure Dial – 7 levels
Needle Threader – built-in, easy to use
Easy Change Needle Plate – no more screws, the needle plate is easily removed by pressing a lever, then attach Straight Stitch Needle Plate which comes standard with the bobbin cover plate attached
Needle Plate – has patented needle plate markings for precision sewing with needle drop position, angle marks and sewing guides in front of the sewing foot for perfect placement
Easy-Set-Bobbin – yes
Needle Positions – 91
Thread Cutter – automatic programmable thread cutter; cuts top & bobbin thread at the same time, pulling top thread to the underside of the fabric.  Also, manual thread cutter on machine face plate
Easy Bobbin Winder – Yes with 5 cutters on base plate
Stop/Start Button – can sew without foot control
Needle Up/Down – you can set this function in the Set Menu.  Default setting is down.
Auto Lock-off Stitch Function – locks off your stitching at the push of a button, no more unravelled threads
Lock Button – a safely function which locks the machine, should be activated when threading, changing the needle, changing the sewing foot or changing over needleplates.
Reverse Button – able to sew in reverse, this function is not available on all stitches
Lighting – 6 LED lights in 3 locations to illuminate your work area
Adjustable Knee Lifter – adjust the angle position to suit you. The knee lifter raises/lowers the attached foot
Storage – in the compartment under the machine lid also in the extension table front and back compartments
Machine Ports – 1 External Port for optional thread cutter switch
Carry Handle – long handle slots neatly on the top of machine
Foot Control – electronic
Internal Frame – rigid die-cast aluminium frame for stable sewing at high speeds
Machine Weight – 10.2Kg

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