Janome S5 Sewing Machine

This machine has been designed for every type of sewing – everyday projects, home décor, high fashion, patchwork and quilting. The Skyline S5 has a 210mm wide x 120mm high workarea to the right of the needle giving you plenty of room to cope with those larger projects. With a great range of 170 stitches including a choice of 10 styles of buttonholes plus 4 alphabets, the Skyline S5 offers creativity for every sewing project. Just flip up the top cover on the machine to view the huge variety of 9mm wide stitch styles available. The stitch quality is excellent even at speeds of 1000 stitches per minute whilst the special built-in features will help you cope with almost any sewing challenge. Pivot on corners with the needle up/down feature, control the maximum sewing speed for precision work, trim off threads with the built-in automatic thread cutter, thread the needle automatically, whatever you need, to make sewing easier, the Skyline S5 is the machine for you.


Skyline S5 Snapshot …

  • Premium Sewing
  • 8.3″ Workspace
  • Sewing speed 1,000SPM
  • Easy change needle plate
  • Weight 10.2Kg


Additional information

Work Space210mm (8.3″) x 120mm (4.7″)
Sewing Speedup to 1000 stitches per minute
Pivot FunctionNo
Easy Change Needle PlateYes
Machine ScreenBacklit black & white LCD screen
Built-in Stitches170
Stitch Width9mm
Stitch Tapering FunctionNo
Needle Positions91
Presser Foot Lift ButtonNo
Foot PressureYes
Embroidery SpeedN/A
Needle ThreaderYes
Upper Feed DeviceNo
Lighting6 white LED lights
Machine PortsRemote thread cutter jack
Standard Sewing Feet11
Extra Wide TableOptional
Built-in MemoryNo
Machine SizeW504 x H316 x D236mm
Free Arm Length100mm from needle
Embossed MeasuresYes, on the sewing bed
Quick Reference Stitch Chartin lid of machine
Stitch Lengthup to 5mm
Speed Control SlideYes
Stitch ElongationYes x5
Favourite StitchNo
Mirror Image StitchesYes
StartoverYes, stitch will reset back to the beginning.
Bobbin WinderYes
Set MenuYes
Fonts in Normal Sew1 font (Block with 4 alphabets)
AcuFeed Balance DialNo
Drop FeedYes
Superior Plus Feed System7 piece feed dog; no more fabric slipping, puckering and shifting
Needle Platehas patented needle plate markings for precision sewing with needle drop position, angle marks and sewing guides in front of the sewing foot
Thread Cutterautomatic thread cutter; cuts top & bobbin thread at the same time, pulling top thread to underside
Stop/Start Buttoncan 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 Functionyou can set this function, needle can remain in down position in fabric when stop sewing or in up position
Auto Lock-off Stitch buttonlocks off your stitching at the push of  button
Lock Buttona safely function which locks the machine, should be activated when threading, changing the needle  or changing sewing foot
Reverse ButtonYes
AcuGuide Cloth GuideNo
MagnifierOptional, set of 3 AcuView magnifiers™ (1.2, 1.4, 1.6 lens)
Adjustable Knee Lifterraises/lowers the sewing foot
Variable Zig ZagNo
Max. Stitches per DesignN/A
Upper Thread SensorNo
Bobbin Thread SensorNo
Storagelarge accessory box gives you front & under the free arm storage
Carry Handlelong handle slots neatly around the top of machine
Janome Accessory Carrying CaseNo, optional
Foot ControlYes
Internal Framerigid die-cast aluminium frame for stable sewing at high speeds


Standard Accessories

· Zigzag Foot A
·  Rolled Hem Foot D
· Zipper Foot E
· Satin Stitch Foot F
· Blind Hemming Foot G
· Overedge Foot M
· 1/4˝ Seam Foot O
· Darning Foot PD-H
· Even Feed Foot including Quilting Guide Bar
· Automatic Buttonhole Foot R
· Stabilizer Plate for B/hole Ft
· Button Sewing Foot T
· Straight Stitch Needle Plate
· Janome Plastic Bobbins x 5
· Needle Set
· Additional Spool Pin
· Screwdriver (lge)
· Lint Brush
· Seam Ripper
· Quilting Guide Bar
· Spool Holder (large) x 2
· Spool Holder (small) x 2
· Spool Holder (special) x 2
· Touch Panel Stylus
· Foot Control
· Adjustable Knee Lifter
· Power Cable
· Instruction Book
· Instructional Video DVD
· Semi-hard Fabric Machine Cover