Janome Memory Craft 6500P

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Don’t judge the Janome Memory Craft 6500 computerized sewing machine at first glance—this isn’t your average home sewing machine. This automated dream machine fits the bill for every kind of sewist, whether they specialize in garments, quilting, home décor, and more. The speed and precision that the MC6500 offers is vital to advanced sewing projects and is equipped with many features geared toward a serious sewist. Get up to 1,000 stitches per minute and finish your sewing projects faster than ever with the Janome MC6500. Let the advanced components complete your project effortlessly. The MC6500 also provides quilting-specific designs for the quilters out there, like advanced feed mechanism and specialty stitches.

The Janome Memory Craft 6500P is a high-tech, high-quality long arm machine. This makes it perfect for the advanced sewists and quilters.

 Its features include specialty stitches, advanced feed mechanism, and a maximum speed of 1,000 stitches per minute. It also has an extra long arm 9”. The Janome Memory Craft 6500P is a professional machine for the experienced sewist.


  • Customize Stitches

The stitches in this machine are customizable meaning you can flip, elongate or combine them and save them into the Memory Recall Bank.

  • Needle Threader

Who doesn’t love some help threading a needle? It can be so arduous at times. Well, the built-in needle threader helps you and your eyes.

  • Needle Positions

Janome maintains its well known stitch quality and precision with the MC6500P by including seventy-one total needle drop positions.

  • Knee Lift

One of the most loved features of quilters, keep your hands on your project and needle in place by using the knee lift to raise your presser foot. The MC6500P also has a safety feature built-in, so if you bump the knee lift accidentally, the machine will stop and warn you first.

  • Spacious Bed

The Janome Memory Craft 6500P has a large arm and bed space 9” x 5”. If that’s not enough room an extension table is also provided for even more space.

  • Independent Bobbin Winder

You can easily and quickly wind your bobbin, while you continue to sew, by using this feature.

  • Shortcut Buttons

Locating Reverse Key, Lock Stitch, Needle Up/Down and Auto Thread Cutter are clearly visible and as an added feature the Needle Up/Down and Automatic Thread Cutter light up, so you always know if they are turned on.

  • Ergonomic and Intuitive Design

This machine was designed for the experienced sewing enthusiast. That’s why it has raised buttons, clear LCD screen, lights indicating which settings are selected and stitch diagrams.

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This machine can do the following:

  • 135 stitches across 4 modes

  • 391 total stitch functions including buttonhole and monograms

  • Block and script monogram stitches

  • 71 needle drop positions (including 15 left to right needle positions)

  • 7 buttonholes

  • Maximum stitch width of 7 millimeters

  • Maximum stitch length of 5 millimeters

  • Maximum speed of 1000 straight stitches per minute and 700 zigzag stitches per minute

More features:

  • 5 piece feed dog

  • Superior feed system (SFS)

  • External feed balancing dial

  • Built-in needle threader

  • Automatic thread cutter, with memory capability

  • Twin needle guard

  • Speed control lever

  • 14 standard feet

  • 13 additional feet

  • Snap on presser foot

  • Vertical thread delivery system with dual thread guide bar

  • Stitch selection: ten-key, direct & quilting modes.

  • Visible pressure gauge

  • Manual beehive tension dial

  • Extra-high presser foot lift

  • Knee lifter

  • Jam-proof, magnetic, top-loading, full-rotary hook system

  • Independent motor for bobbin winding

  • Foot pressure adjustment: adjusting screw with indicator

  • Pop-up hook cover plate

  • Auto stop at end of buttonhole.

  • Editing (all at once/individually)

  • Backlit LCD screen

  • Auto-lock, Lock-a-matic, and needle up/down quick command keys

  • Turn over memory

  • Recall memory bank

  • 10 languages available on-screen

  • Resumption set/last stitch recall

  • Elongation

  • Extended seam allowance guide

  • Beep indicator shut-off

  • Large extension table

  • Electronic foot control

  • Buzzer sound level adjustment: 2 levels

  • Short folding handle

  • Sewing light

  • Soft dust cover

Machine specifications:

  • Machine width: 19.5 inches

  • Machine height: 11.8 inches

  • Machine length: 8.6 inches

  • Machine weight: 23.4 lbs

  • Arm space: 8.8 inches x 4.7 inches

Standard Accessories

  • Needles

  • Pre-wound Bobbins

  • Bobbins

  • Quilting Bar

  • Quilting Bar for Walking Foot

  • Knee Lifter

  • Foot Control

  • Feet: 1/4 inch seam foot O; automatic buttonhole foot R.

  • blind hem foot G; cording foot H; darning foot P2; open toe satin stitch foot F2; open toe walking foot; overcast foot M; overedge foot C; rolled hem foot D; satin stitch foot F; zigzag foot A; zipper foot E

  • Spool Holder: small; large

  • Accessory Box

  • Cloth guide with screw

  • Seam ripper

  • Screwdriver

  • Felt

  • Lint Brush

  • 18 inch x 24 inch extension table

  • Instruction Book