Janome 2206 sewing machine is perfect for you if you are a beginner in the field of sewing or if you are an intermediate level sewer. This model can work ideally for you if what you are looking for is a mechanical machine with limited and less complicated features.
Janome 2206 refers to a basic mechanical sewing machine. This sewing machines comes with six built-in stitches and a 4-step buttonhole. It has the capacity to stitch up to 860 stitches per minute. The motor is powerful enough that it can handle most of your basic sewing and stitching projects. It has a tension which you need to manually adjust. It also features a snap on presser feet.
Another nice feature installed in this basic mechanical sewing machine is the dial which you can use to choose your desired stitches. The dial is located in front and is easy to control so selecting your desired patterns and width for your stitches is easy. This dial can also be used to create simple buttonholes with ease.
The built-in stitches of the machine are of great quality. Another highlight of the product is its lightweight body which is made of plastic. The machine only carries around fourteen pounds and quality of its overall build and construction is also good. Even if the sewing machine does not come with an automatic needle threader, users still have an easier time threading. Buying the machine also allows you to get a hold of a detailed and well-written instruction manual. This will clearly guide you on how to use the mechanical sewing machine.
Another feature is the foot controller which also comes with cords. It also features a carry handle. This is useful when trying to move the machine from one location to another. It has features that improve its versatility including the drop feed and free arm. These versatile features also allow you to improve your sewing skills fast. It also has excellent convenience features including the snap on presser foot and built-in thread cutter.
Since it is just a basic machine, it does not come with complex features that can only make some sewing tasks more complicated and difficult. In fact, users say that they have an easier time creating simple buttonhole by just turning and touching the dial. Janome 2206 sewing machine also features a needle plate with several guides for seam allowance so following the perfect seam allowance for your specific sewing project is easy.
Other Remarkable Features and Accessories
• Front loading bobbin
• Folding carry handle
• Manual tension control
• Dial pattern selector
• Zigzag width adjustment
• Drop feed dog
• 2 retractable and vertical spool pins
• Snap-on presser feet
• Incandescent lamp
• Softcover (optional)
• Push/pull bobbin winder
• Useful accessories including the bobbins, set of needles, seam ripper, small screwdriver, blind hem foot, zigzag foot, foot controller, zipper foot, and detailed instruction material
Pros and Cons
One advantage of Janome 2206 mechanical sewing machine is that it is easy to thread despite the absence of an automatic threader. It is also capable of creating high quality and attractive stitches and also performs speedily. Users also enjoy the fact that they can easily fill the bobbin of the sewing machine. It is easy to set up, lightweight and made of sturdy materials and also available at an inexpensive price, which is one of its strongest advantages. The fact that the sewing area is well-illuminated also ensures that you will never have a hard time working on various sewing tasks.
In terms of downsides, a complaint raised by some users is that it creates some noise when operating. Its foot controller is also made of plastic which decreases the durability of this specific part of the machine. Some users also complain about the limited number of stitching options; but most beginners in the field of sewing enjoy using Janome 2206 because it is pretty straightforward, has the basic sewing features and inexpensive.