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Continental M8 Professional

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Continental M8 Professional

Now Arriving at Janome Dealers Nationwide!

Where advanced engineering and technology combine to bring you Hi-Definition results

You take your sewing passion seriously. You deserve a machine that delivers professional results. The Continental M8 Professional has everything you need for Hi-Definition Quilting and Hi-Definition Sewing. The A.S.R. Accurate Stitch Regulator ensures that every quilting stitch you make is perfect. While the professional grade HP Needle Plate and HP2 AcuFeed options allow you to piece with precise 1/4" seams. 

Want more assistance? Use the free AcuSpark2 app with the Continental M8 Professional to see more information about each stitch, review recommended settings, and see what options are available. Or, use the Sewing Applications menus to select your stitches by choosing what kind of sewing you are doing. 

Hi-Definition Quilting

• A.S.R. (Accurate Stitch Regulator) included • AcuFeed™ Flex Plus Layered Fabric Feeding System • Professional HP needle plate, HP and HP2 feet • Streamlined profile for broader sewing field view • Stitch tapering function • Ruler work mode • Automatic presser foot lift • Quilt Block Advisor • Extension table with storage drawer included • Variable zig zag for free motion quilting • Floating mode for delicate fabrics • Cloth Guide included • 17.81” All metal seamless flatbed • Adjustable knee lift

Hi-Definition Sewing

• 450 built-in stitches up to 9mm wide, including 3 fonts (block/script/broadway) • Maximum sewing speed: 1,300 SPM • Superior needle Threader 2 • Thumb wheel by machine head to raise and lower the needle • 12 Sensor buttonholes, 1 Automatic • Straight stitch needle plate with left needle position for 1/4” seam foot • Snap-on presser feet • 7-piece feed dog • Sewing applications on-screen support.

Technology & Engineering

• AcuSpark2 App provides machine learning and support • Auto tension system • Auto-Power Off timer • Automatic one-touch needle plate conversion with 3 included plates • USB port • Stitch Composer stitch creation software • Optical bobbin monitoring system • 7” Color LCD Touchscreen

Features & Accessories

• Full-intensity lighting system with 9 white LED lamps in 4 locations • Top loading full rotary hook bobbin system • Memorized needle up/down • Direct touch sewing adjust for Direct select stitch chart • Start/stop button • Speed control slider • Locking stitch button • Automatic thread cutter • Twin needle setting • Easy reverse button • Advanced plate markings • Auto-declutch bobbin winder • Independent bobbin winding motor • Upstanding Dual thread stand (vertical delivery) • Maximum stitch width: 9mm • Maximum stitch length: 5mm • Buttonhole foot with stabilizer plate for thick fabric • 13.7” to the right of the needle from left needle position

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