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Message Board > Sewing Machines > Janome 6300? ( Moderated by Sharon1952, EleanorSews)

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SoddyMommy
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Date: 11/21/11 10:50 PM

Has anyone used the Janome 6300? I currently use a Janome 4800 and it's just not enough for quilting. I need something stronger and can sew through heavier seams. I saw the 6300 and thought it looked pretty good. I called my local Janome store and he said that the 6300 isn't any more heavy duty than the 4800. He said I need the 6600 or 7700. I am also looking at the 6600 and it seems to have lots of great features. Any thoughts or recommendations? I mainly quilt and make bags. Thanks!

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Date: 11/21/11 11:12 PM

I had the 6500 professional janome machine. The 6300 seems to be the same machine but only with 63 stitches. It says it sew 1000spm stitches and sew 700 spm that is what the 6500 did.
I say go test it out. see if you like it.

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Date: 11/21/11 11:18 PM

The Janome dealer doesn't have one, which makes me wonder if that's why he said the the 6600 (which they have) would be better. I'd have to order the 6300 online without trying it first.

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Date: 11/22/11 1:23 AM

Yep, that's why he said it. The 6300 is a 6600 with less decorative stitches. Basically the same as the 6600 overall. Janome allows this model to be sold online:
Janome 6300
It has dropped in price, too! Was $999 when it came out. There is a thorough review here
-- Edited on 11/22/11 1:26 AM --

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Date: 11/22/11 1:24 AM

The 6300 is a great machine-like the 6600 but less stitches and no Accu-feed but the 6300 does come with a walking foot and a darning foot plus an extension table. I love the 6300 and could sell them all day long because they are a good machine but not all the hoo-haw of the 6600. If I have something to sew at the store I usually jump on the 6300 to use. Today I sold one--we wanted to see how it handled thick stuff. I sewed through 16 layers of cotton today without a groan or a whimper. Love this machine! Maybe too much (look at my signiture!)

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Date: 11/22/11 8:54 AM

Oh thank you! That's what I was hoping to hear. The 6600 looks really pretty but I'm afraid it's too much machine for me. Thanks for your help!

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Date: 11/24/11 8:11 AM

Mrs Moos,
Thanks so much for your frank review. My Janome 6300 is on its way!!

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Date: 11/24/11 8:16 AM

My DH just gave me the OK to order mine! I'm going to have to order mine online. Are there any places anyone can recommend? I'm a bit nervous ordering something like this online. Any advice is greatly appreciated! Thanks!

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Date: 11/24/11 8:43 AM


I saw Brubakers pop up on the left of the Amazon ad.. they are a good place.. But if you can find a dealer who will ship it at less cost.. or one closer to you.. then of course you would prefer to save money.. and not to have the machine shipped very far.
I do believe its SewVacDirect I would avoid.. I know in a bit someone else will come along and suggest somewhere closer to you.. I did not see if Kens Sewing Center had these machines at 899 or less.. But no harm in finding out.
I WOULD run your decision of where you DO intend to purchase it from by us.. to see if anyone has anything to say about their experience with that particular place.. No harm ordering thru Amazon.. they stand behind their sales . Don't know if they are listed on Overstock.. but I may go lookie in a few minutes..

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Date: 11/24/11 9:28 AM

im a little blind - but, in the stitch chart I dont see a blanket stitch?

I see the kinda - bird foot looking one ... but, where is an applique stitch?

I downloaded the manual - found the applique stitch - !
-- Edited on 11/24/11 9:30 AM --

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