Memory Craft 8200 Quilters Companion

The Horizon MC8200QC offers any sewer functionality, precision and ease of use which is renowned to Janome’s technology.

Creativity is about unlocking possibility, this model not only gives you a Quilting and Sewing value machine, it is also bigger and bolder than a standard sewing machine, it’s time to take a new direction.

The obvious features that jump out at you straight away are the large 11 inch throat opening, which means that you can now handle those large bulky projects with ease. Also the 10 inch freearm means sewing those fiddly items like cuffs, pant legs, etc. will no longer be the hassle they have been in the past.

Other features include 9mm stitches, sews up to 860 stitches per minute, removable AcuFeed System, shadow free lighting, bright backlit LCD touch screen, 10 direct stitch keys for fast and efficient stitch selections of your commonly used stitches, one-step needle plate release, huge storage compartments and much more.

MC8200QC Brochure




11 inches or 280mm to handle huge projects

Free Arm

10" or 254mm much longer than a standard machine

Machine Size

W519 x H316 x D230mm

Machine Screen

bright backlit LCD touch screen includes stylus

Quick Reference Stitch Chart

in lid of machine

Direct Stitch Panel

10 direct keys for most common stitches


120 built-in stitches over 6 Modes

Sewing Speed

Up to 860 stitches per minute


7 different styles of auto one-step buttonhole. All can be customized for stitch width and stitch density

Stitch Width

up to 9mm

Stitch Length

up to 5mm

Stitch Elongation

satin stitches can be elongated up to 5 times longer than the original stitch size

Needle Position



if you start stitching & need to start again, press the startover key & the stitch will reset to the beginning. Great for decorative stitches.


3 fonts (Block, Script, Broadway and a Cyrillic Font)

Upper Feed Device

Janome's renown AcuFeed (removable dual feed system – twin type & optional single type)

AcuFeed Balance Dial

when AcuFeed engaged allows you to adjust feed if the fabric is puckering on top or below

Superior Plus Feed System

7 piece feed dog; no more fabric slipping, puckering and shifting

Drop Feed


Extra High Presser Foot Lift

for easy positioning of thick projects and fabrics, raise presser foot lift lever up & up again, foot stays in the highest position until you lower it down

Needle Threader

built-in, easy to use one hand type

Needle Plate

has patented needle plate markings for precision sewing with needle drop position, angle marks and sewing guides in front of the sewing foot

Easy Change Needle Plate

no more screws the needle plate is easily removed by pressing a lever, then attach Straight Stitch Needle Plate

Thread Cutter

automatic programmable thread cutter; cuts top & bobbin thread at the same time, pulling top thread to underside

Needle Up/Down Function

you can memorise this function, needle will as default remain in down position in fabric when stop sewing; you can set the needle position to stop in the up position

Auto Lock-Off Stitch Button

locks off your stitching at the push of button, no more unraveling

Set Menu

personalize your machine functions via the Set Menu

Lock Button

A safely function which locks the machine, should be activated when threading, changing the needle or changing sewing foot


5 white LED lights illuminate your work area and give you shadow free sewing

Adjustable Knee Lifter

adjust its position to suit you. The knee lifter raises/lowers the sewing foot


in the machine lid, store your everyday feet plus the large accessory box gives you front, rear & under the free arm storage

Foot Control

Standard black single pin

Internal Frame

Rigid die-cast aluminum frame for stable sewing at high speeds

Multi Language