Janome  Skyline S5 Quilting Machine - (9mm HS)

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Janome Machines


Skyline S5 (9mm) | Quilting Machine



  • Fashion & Finishing Kit (8 FEET) PN 863404007 $79

*Offer valid from 30th January 2018 to 31st March 2018 or while stocks last.


RRP $1899

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 SkylineS5 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



Standard Accessories:

  • Zigzag foot A
  • Rolled hem foot D
  • Zipper foot E
  • Satin stitch foot F
  • Blind hem foot G
  • Quilting bar L
  • Overcast foot M
  • 1/4 inch seam foot O
  • Darning foot PD-H
  • Automatic buttonhole foot R
  • Buttonhole stabilizer plate
  • Button sewing foot T
  • Even feed foot with guide
  • Adjustable knee lifter
  • Screwdriver (large)
  • Large spool holder x 2
  • Small spool holder x 2
  • Special spool holder x 2
  • Seam ripper
  • Extra spool pin
  • Lint brush (small)
  • Touch panel stylus
  • Set of Janome Needles
  • 5 Janome Plastic Bobbins
  • Straight stitch needle plate
  • Power cord
  • Electronic foot control
  • Semi-hard fabric machine cover
  • Instructional DVD
  • Instruction Book



Optional Accessories:

Code No.             Name    Description

200-445-007       Bobbin holder for free quilting and hand-look stitching     

202-080-006       Hemmer foot (6mm) (D1)             

202-081-007       Hemmer foot 4 mm (D2) – 9mm

202-082-008       Buttonhole foot (B) – 9mm          

202-083-009       Straight stitch foot (ST) – 9mm    

202-084-000       Border guide foot (FB) – 9mm     

202-085-001       3-way cording foot (H) – 9mm    

202-086-002       Applique foot (AP) – 9mm             

202-087-003       Ditch quilting foot (S) – 9mm       

202-088-004       Piping foot (I) – 9mm      

202-089-005       Clear view quilting foot and guide set (OV) – 9mm              

202-090-009       Ribbon/sequin foot (RS) – 9mm  

202-091-000       Ultra glide foot (U) – 9mm           

202-093-002       Pintucking foot – wide (N1) – 9mm           

202-094-003       Pintucking foot-narrow(N2)-9mm             

202-095-004       Ruffler (RF) 9mm             

202-096-005       Gathering foot (V) – 9mm             

202-097-006       Beading foot – narrow (L1) – 9mm            

202-098-007       Beading foot – wide (L2) – 9mm

202-099-008       Binder foot (W) – 9mm  

202-100-003       Edge stitch foot (SE) 9mm            

202-110-006       Free-motion couching foot (FMC) 9mm   

202-130-002       Optic magnifier

202-135-007       Circular Sewing Attachment – 9mm ESB  

202-144-009       Concealed zipper foot (Z) 9mm   

858-418-008       Remote thread cutting switch unit            

859-429-005       Spool stand (2 threads)  

859-430-009       Spool stand (5 threads) 


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This item cannot be delivered to the following areas:

SA Regional: 5701

TAS: 7151

WA Remote: 6740, 6743

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*Exceptions apply depending on location such as very remote areas and mining sites.

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