Janome 2212


Meet the JANOME 2212: a 12-stitch free arm sewing machine that perfectly balances simplicity with efficiency. Crafted for those who appreciate precision, it offers a seamless sewing experience for beginners and experts alike. Encased in a durable frame, this machine ensures consistent results, making every stitch a testament to JANOME’s quality.

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Janome prides itself on providing excellent customer support,
Additionally, the machine comes with a 25-year limited warranty, ensuring the user’s peace of mind.

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✅ Easy turn dial pattern selection (All mechanical) 12 stitch Janome Sewing Machine model 2212…. No Computerization,

✅ The Janome 2212 sewing machine is a quality entry-level model offered at a fantastic price!
✅ The Janome 2212 sewing machine features 12 built-in stitches, an easy to use four-step buttonhole, dial pattern selection, and zig-zag stitch width adjustment and stitch length adjustment that ensures ease of use.
✅ The Janome 2212 also has great features like a free arm and drop feed that makes the machine versatile for all types of sewing.
✅ The Janome 2212 is lightweight and easy to use. The frame is made of Cast Aluminum metal: Only 13.22 lbs This is the perfect machine for a beginner, and the price is just right!
✅ All Janome machines include an electrical power cord & foot control speed regulator, built in light on/off switch including Light bulb, built in thread cutter, Janome Canada warranty card, as well as an English / French instruction book.
✅ 110-volt machine, CSA Electrical Certified for use in CANADA only
EXCEPTIONAL CUSTOMER SUPPORT: Janome prides itself on providing excellent customer support,
Additionally, the machine comes with a 25-year limited warranty, ensuring the user’s peace of mind.

Introducing the Janome 2212, your ideal starting point in the world of sewing! Crafted with precision and priced affordably, this machine is tailored for beginners or those rekindling their passion for stitching. It offers 12 versatile stitches, encompassing a four-step buttonhole feature. Adjusting stitch patterns and widths becomes second nature with the user-friendly dial located on the machine’s facade.

As you hone your skills, the Janome 2212 promises to evolve with you, thanks to its advanced capabilities such as a free arm and drop feed mechanism. Functionalities like the integrated thread snipper and easy-to-attach presser feet add convenience to your sewing endeavors.

Boasting a frame constructed from lightweight cast aluminum, the Janome 2212 shines in its portability, weighing in at a mere 13.22 lbs. Not only is it light, but its intuitive design ensures a hassle-free sewing experience, making it the optimal choice for newcomers. And the best part? It’s affordably priced, ensuring you get unmatched value

“Janome 2212: Embracing Simplicity and Efficiency in Sewing”
By Toews Sewing


The sewing machine has always been a tool of transformation. From a simple piece of fabric, it helps create beautiful garments, practical home goods, and a myriad of other fabric-based items. The Janome 2212 is a sewing machine that embodies the transformative power of sewing. Despite its simplicity, it offers everything needed for a satisfying and productive sewing experience.

The Janome 2212: An Overview

The Janome 2212 is a product of the globally recognized Janome Sewing Machine Company. It is a mechanical, entry-level model, perfect for those new to sewing or for experienced sewers looking for a reliable, straightforward machine. The 2212 stands out for its simplicity, durability, and affordability, making it an excellent choice for a wide range of users.

The Core Features

The Janome 2212 comes equipped with a modest but practical range of 12 built-in stitches, including a four-step buttonhole. This selection allows for a variety of sewing tasks, from garment making and mending to crafting and quilting.

The stitch selection dial is a notable feature. It’s conveniently located on the front of the machine, allowing for easy access. The user simply turns the dial to select the desired stitch, and the machine is ready to go. This design enhances the machine’s user-friendly appeal.

The machine’s stitch length is also adjustable on all stitches, and stitch width is adjustable on the zig-zag. This allows for greater versatility and customization, enabling users to adapt the machine’s operation to suit their specific project needs.

Efficiency and User-Friendly Design

The Janome 2212 is designed with user convenience in mind. The drop feed feature is a prime example. By lowering the feed dogs, users can do free-motion sewing, a technique often used in quilting and free-hand embroidery. This feature significantly expands the machine’s capabilities, allowing for a broader range of creative applications.

The machine’s front-loading bobbin system is another user-friendly feature. Although it might seem a bit traditional compared to the top-loading system found in many modern machines, it is easy to use once mastered and contributes to the machine’s overall reliability.

The Janome 2212 also boasts a free arm, making sewing small or circular items, like sleeves or hemming pants, much easier. Additionally, the machine’s built-in thread cutter is a useful tool for quickly and efficiently cutting thread, keeping the workspace tidy and enhancing the sewing process’s efficiency.

Durability: A Hallmark of Janome

Janome’s commitment to quality and durability is clearly reflected in the 2212. It is designed to withstand extensive use, making it a valuable tool for sewers of all levels. Its robust construction also minimizes vibrations, ensuring smooth and quiet operation.

Despite its sturdy build, the 2212 is relatively lightweight and portable. This makes it an excellent choice for sewers who attend classes or sewing groups, or for those with limited workspace.

Support and Accessibility

One of the advantages of choosing a Janome machine is the extensive support network that comes with it. Janome dealers are available worldwide to provide servicing and repairs, ensuring that users can maintain their machines in top condition.

Moreover, the Janome 2212 is one of the most affordable machines in the Janome range. This makes it highly accessible to a wide audience, including beginners, budget-conscious sewers, and those looking for a reliable second machine.


The Janome 2212 is a testament to the fact that simplicity and efficiency can go hand in hand. It offers a straightforward, user-friendly sewing experience without compromising on the quality and durability associated with the Janome brand. 

Notable Features:

  • Convenient Front Loading Bobbin
  • Handy Free Arm Design
  • Portable Folding Carry Handle
  • Impressive Speeds, reaching up to 860 spm
  • Straightforward Dial Pattern Selector
  • Manual Tension Customization
  • Handy Drop Feed Dog
  • Effortless Snap-On Presser Feet
  • Efficient Built-In Thread Snipper
  • Array of 12 stitches with a 4-Step Buttonhole
  • Zigzag width configurable up to 5mm
  • Stitch Length customization up to 4mm
  • Reverse stitch length between 0-2.5
  • Two sturdy, retractable vertical spool pins
  • Illuminating Incandescent Lamp
  • Simple Push-Pull Bobbin Winder
  • Protective Vinyl Softcover

Included Accessories:

  • Trustworthy Foot Controller
  • Standard A Foot
  • Zipper Foot E for your zipper needs
  • Adjustable Sliding B
  • Essential H Foot
  • Precision Blind Hem Foot G
  • Standard Bobbin
  • Handy Small Screwdriver for adjustments
  • Seam Ripper for corrections
  • Assortment of Needles for various fabrics
  • Comprehensive Instruction Manual to kickstart your journey!
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