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Whether you’re looking for the best travel and/or classroom machine or looking for your forever machine, the 5300QDC series will answer all of your sewing needs. Designed to be lightweight yet feature-rich, this machine offers many of the functions you would expect in machines at triple the cost. Designed with the sewists in mind, the 5300QDC has 300 beautiful stitches, including 6 one-step buttonholes PLUS alphabet stitches. You’ll also experience Janome's Exclusive Superior Plus Feed System ensuring even, stable feeding with any fabric. The 5300QDC is the only model in the QDC line to have advanced features like the Superior Needle Threader with Thread Guide, Knee Lifter, and the Optic Magnifier Set (20x, 40x, 60x). In addition, it comes standard with the Quilting Attachment Kit, an extension table, and a hardcover full-size machine that weighs only 13 pounds, so it's easy to take to classes and guild meetings!

UPC: 732212408809

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Key Features
Built-in one-hand needle threader
400 Built-In Stitches with Alphabet
7-piece feed dog
  • 300 Built-In Stitches + 100 Alphabet Characters
  • Top loading full rotary hook bobbin
  • 7 one-step buttonholes
  • Auto Tension Roller
  • Superior Plus Feed System (SFS+) with 7-piece feed dog
  • Built-in one-hand needle threader
  • Snap-on presser feet
  • Memorized needle up/down with down as default setting
  • Free arm
  • Drop feed
  • Built-in thread cutter
  • Locking stitch button
  • Speed control slider
  • Twin needle guard
  • Easy reverse button
  • Start/stop button
  • Stitch pattern memory capability
  • Auto declutch bobbin winder
  • Knee lifter
  • Extra high presser foot lift
  • LCD screen with enhanced informational display and touchpad for easy navigation
  • Foot pressure adjustment
  • Maximum stitch width: 7mm
  • Maximum stitch length: 5mm
  • Hard cover and instructional DVD included
  • Extension table included
  • Quilting set included
  • Optic magnifier set standard
  • Compatible with Accessories Listed for: Horizontal Rotary Hook, 7mm Stitch width, Low shank models
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Model Comparison
5300 QDC-T
Sewing
Hook Type Top Loading Full Rotary Hook Bobbin
Thread Tension Control Automatic
Maximum Stitch Width 7mm
Feed System Superior Feed System Plus SFS
Easy Reverse Button Yes
Bobbin Winding Auto-DeClutch
Stitch Selection Easy Navigation Buttons
Dual Voltage 80v - 240v Yes
Cover Hard Cover
Number of Stitches 300
Number of Buttonholes 7
Needle Threader Built-in one hand needle threader
Needle Up Down w/o Memory
Free Arm Yes
Drop Feed Yes
Needle Position 15
Locking Stitch Button Yes
Twin Needle Guard Yes
Number of Stitch Combination
Last Stitch Recall Capability No
Knee Lift Yes
Machine Size W15.9"× H11.8 × D6.8"
Machine Weight 15.2 lbs
Work Space 6.7"x 4.3"
Extra High Presser Foot Lift No
Foot Pressure Adjustment No
Maximum Stitch Length 5mm
Other Features
Hard cover included, DVD instructions, Quilt Kit included, Optic Magnifier set standard, Extension table included
Number of Designs 0
Fonts for Monogramming 0
Maximum Embroidery Size
Design Transfer Options
Embroidery Sewing Speeds 0
Embroidery Format
On Screen Editing Functions
Programmable Jump Thread Trimming No
Adjustable Speed While Embroidering No
Flexible Stitch Travelings
Auto Return Post Thread Break No
Adjustable Hoop Positioning No
Thread Brand Selection
Available Hoops
Reviews


fred900
Nice Machine, loaded with Advance features
Wednesday, July 15, 2020

Pretty easy for beginners. Sews very well which is the most important! Needle threader works sometimes, Hard to read the right panel but main screen is good. I wanted to do monograms, it works but don't expect fancy monograms, Knee lift is awesome, don't know how we ever did without it. Magnifying glass should be on every machine, also doesn't get in the way when not using. They say you never have enough, but so many stitches make it hard to choose, don't get me wrong, love it, just hard to decide. Loading the bobbin is awesome. Lighting is very good.
LizAtSew4Home
So many extra upper level features
Friday, February 19, 2021

This machine is a newcomer in the Sew4Home studios, but it made quite a splash with us because we kept discovering features you would normally think you'd find only on higher-end models. It comes standard with a Quilting Attachment Kit AND an extension table AND a knee lifter! Plus there are hundreds of decorative stitches, and a bunch of buttonhole options, and our favorite needle thread system. We've turned to this model again and again for everything from bags to table linens to aprons. If you want some of the most popular sewing features but need to stay within a mid-range budget, we've been very impressed with the 5300. I swear we discover something new each time we use it!
Shrub
Janome 5300 QDC is a beautiful machine.
Friday, May 28, 2021

I love this machine. So many great features! I've had it for almost 3 months now, and finally got used to not using the foot pedal. I love the knee lift feature. Awesome for quilting. I love all 400 stitches. I love everything about this little machine. Talk about dynamite in a small package! It is the perfect companion to my HD300. Thank you Janome for such a beautiful machine!
CBthastorm
Sturdy enough
Saturday, July 3, 2021

Great working machine. Threader offsets easily and bends, however is replaced easily and free within warranty.
Carol R.
Janome 4300QDC
Friday, May 1, 2020

Have just put my new machine through it's paces and I'm very happy with it! I love that it has everything I need. I don't have to run out to buy a table or special feet. The quilting package is perfect!
SallyLass
My favorite machine!
Friday, June 12, 2020

I purchased this beauty a little over a month ago. I have enjoyed working through the manual, it does everything so easily and well. I have made an appliance cover, 75 masks, two cute pin cushions, and more! I’m so pleased with the stitching and its fun to embellish my handiwork.

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7151 EL CAJON BLVD , SAN DIEGO CA, 92115
5346 JACKSON DR , LA MESA CA, 91942
619-698-2972
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