Janome DC1050 Review

​The Janome DC1050 is known for its remarkable performance when it comes to standard home projects. The computerized component of the Janome DC1050 makes it a part of the newer models of sewing machines being seen in today's market. It also aids in the ease of use of the device. Navigating through the system is simple and today, we will be reviewing the Janome DC1050 Review.

​This machine is very light-weight and offers a portable build. It is a smart model and will be able to handle any type of standard project you can think of. The great thing about the Janome DC1050 is that it offers a challenge for both beginners and intermediate users. The speed of the machine is impressive, which shouldn't be a surprise with its computerized components.

​Features

​7-Point Dog Feed System

Having such a wide 7-point dog feed system helps with providing an extremely comfortable and smooth stitching experience.

​Free Arm

​If at any point you need to work with harder to sew material, the machine can easily be converted to a free arm system. The front panel can be removed to get you into free arm mode.

​3 One-Step Buttonholes

Most sewing machines have only 1 one-step buttonholes, but with the Janome DC1050, you have the choice of choosing between three different buttonholes. This allows for you to make an assortment of professional look work. Simply ​connect your button to the machine and ​let it do the job for you.

​Slide-On Press​er Feet

It has never been easier to switch between presser feet than with Janome DC1050's slide-on presser feet. The improved efficiency of this design make it ideal for anyone who does not want to be slowed down by presser feet switching.

​Easy Reverse Button

​Ensure the strength of your stitching by using the reverse button. A lot of times you would have to manually go back over your stitching, but this feature makes things much easier. Simply pressing the button will have you good to go.

​Drop Feed Dog System

​Free motion quilting is still quite popular today. Having the option is always a good thing for a sewing machine. With the Janome DC1050, simply dropping the feed dog system will allow for you to utilize free motion quilting. ​​​​​

​Pros

  • ​Quiet
  • ​Durable and sturdy
  • Light-weight and portable
  • Easy to use

​Cons

  • ​Low dim LED light
  • Doesn't go through ​heavy fabric

​Specs

  • ​Stitch Selection: ​Direct Selection Buttons
  • Lighting: ​None
  • Needle Threading System: ​Built-in
  • Max Sewing Speed (SPM): 8​20
  • Feed Dog System: 7
  • Built-In Stitches: ​50
  • Buttonhole Styles(One-Step)​: ​3
  • Stitch Width: 7mm
  • Stitch Length: 5mm

​Using the Janome DC1050

​With its included features, using the Janome DC1050 is a cinch. Many people will find that the machine is capable of a lot of things, even if it doesn't have a long features list. The start/stop button helps with controlling your speed and sewing technique. Some people even found it difficult to use a sewing machine due to lack of space in their home. Not having to worry about the foot pedal on this device makes it easier for those people to still enjoy sewing without the hassle of checking the foot pedal.

There is also a second spool pin hole that you can use additional spool in. With this, unthreading your top thread is completely unnecessary. ​Helping to correct the little inconveniences of a sewer, the Janome DC1050 is definitely well designed.

Selecting your stitch is fairly easy as it uses digital controls located in the middle of the sewing machine. Simply navigating with the arrow keys is all it takes to get to the right value for your task. One of the more important parts of any sewing machine is how well it can handle different fabrics. Well, using the DC motor, the Janome DC1050 is more than capable of working with thicker fabric.

No matter the sewing speed, your DC motor will keep up and provide excellent results. 

​Verdict

​The Janome DC1050 is a nicely built sewing machine and offers enough features to satisfy the price of the machine. This machine is made for beginners and should not really be bought by experienced sewers. You may find it lackluster in terms of features.

​Value

​There are sewing machines that offer much more in terms of value than this sewing machine. Despite that fact, the Janome DC1050 does a good job of keeping up with rising competition. It offers enough features to satisfy the beginner sewer and give them the experience they need.

​Price

​​​​​​​​​At a reasonable price, you can get the Janome DC1050 and all of its included accessories. Some may find it a bit more expensive to be a beginner style sewing machine. Nevertheless, everything that is offered in the package is high enough quality to justify the price tag.

​Features

​As discussed above, the feature list is a bit lackluster. Other sewing machines at this price range tend to have more features for you to play with.

​Build

​One thing that the Janome DC1050 has going for it is its build. It is high quality and light-weight. Having this portable sewing machine will allow for you to practice your craft wherever you go.  You also do not have to worry about wear and tear as it is pretty good at withstanding many years.

​Final Verdict

​When it comes to the Janome DC1050, it is a decent machine. It has enough features to give the average sewing user a good experience. For the price, it should be offering a bit more in terms of utility, however, the quality does a good job of making up for it. We would give this machine a 7/10.

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