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Janome Sewist 740


Sewist 740DC

At a glance…

  • Sewing speed 820 SPM
  • 40 stitches
  • Easy set bobbin
  • Weight 5.9Kg


The Janome Sewist 740DC is a really easy to use, fully computerised sewing machine that is packed with so many powerful features.

This machine has 40 stitches, for a variety of applications.  Direct stitch selection is available for 20 stitches and 20 are pictured on the easy access slide out stitch chart.  When a stitch is selected the LCD screen shows, the selected stitch, recommended foot, default stitch width and length, which you can change to suit your requirements. The Sewist 740DC also offers a choice of 3 styles of one-step buttonholes.

Special features include pattern elongation of up to 5 times normal length; easy set bobbin system; auto bobbin winder system no need to unthread the machine; built-in needle threader; needle up/down button; and an auto-lock stitch feature for precision locking off of stitches and patterns. The start/stop button allows you to sew without a foot control.

The Sewist 740DC also has a hard machine cover.


Additional information

Work Space 170mm (6.7″) x 110mm (4.3″)
Sewing Speed up to 820 stitches per minute
Machine Screen LCD screen with backlight
Built-in Stitches 40
Stitch Width 7mm
Buttonholes 3
Needle Positions Various
Presser Foot Lift Button No
Foot Pressure Yes, 6 levels
Needle Threader Yes
Lighting LED light
Standard Sewing Feet 7
Extra Wide Table No, optional
Built-in Memory No
Machine Size W406 x H302 x D177mm
Weight 5.9Kg
Free Arm Length 90mm from needle
Quick Reference Stitch Chart Yes, including 20 direct stitch selection
Stitch Length up to 5mm
Speed Control Slide Yes
Stitch Elongation Yes
Mirror Image Stitches No
Bobbin Winder Yes
Fonts in Normal Sew No
Drop Feed Yes
Superior Plus Feed System 7 piece feed dog; no more fabric slipping, puckering and shifting
Needle Plate has patented needle plate markings for precision sewing with needle drop position, angle marks and sewing guides.
Thread Cutter Yes, manual cutter on the face plate
Stop/Start Button can sew without foot control. Hold button when start sewing & machine sews slow, same at end of sewing press & hold button & machine will sew slow
Needle Up/Down Function Yes
Auto Lock-off Stitch button locks off your stitching at the push of button
Reverse Button Yes
Magnifier Optional
Upper Thread Sensor No
Bobbin Thread Sensor No
Storage accessory box
Carry Handle short handle folds neatly at the top of machine
Foot Control Yes
Internal Frame rigid die-cast aluminium frame for stable sewing at high speeds
Weight 8 kg
Dimensions 49 × 25 × 41 cm


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