Memory Craft 8900 Quilters Companion

The Horizon MC8900QCP offers any sewer functionality, precision and ease of use which is renowned to Janome’s technology.

Creativity is about unlocking possibility, this model is not only a Quilting and Sewing experience to explore is it a dream come true. Do it bigger and bolder with the Horizon MC8900QCP.

The obvious features that jump out at you straight away are the large 11″ throat opening, which means that you can now handle those large bulky projects with ease. Also the 10″ free arm 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 1000 stitches per minute, removable AcuFeed System, remote thread cutter port, shadow free lighting, bright backlit LCD touch screen, jog dial for fast and efficient stitch selections, huge storage compartments, cloth guide and large clear extension table which comes as standard. There is so much more so read on for further features and their benefits.

MC8900QCP Brochure




11 inches or 280mm to handle huge projects

Free Arm Length

10" or 254mm much longer than a standard machine

Machine Screen

bright backlit LCD touch screen includes stylus

Quick Reference Stitch Chart

in lid of machine

Easy Stitch Selection

using the built-in tactile jog dial


270 built-in stitches over 11 Stitch Categories (i.e. heirloom, decorative, quilting, play, long, bridge, etc.)

Sewing Speed

up to 1000 stitches per minute


11 different styles of auto one-step buttonhole. All can be customized for stitch width, stitch density & adjustable opening length

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


Favourite Stitch

able to adjust individual stitches and save settings


29 stitches can be flipped horizontally & vertically


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

Set Menu

personalize your machine functions via the Set Menu


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

Built-in Memory

20 programmable memories across different stitch categories including fonts

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

Drop Feed


Superior Plus Feed System

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

Foot Pressure

manual dial with 7 levels

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 can remain in down position in fabric when stop sewing or in up position

Auto Lock-Off Stitch Button

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

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

Cloth Guide

ensures exact seam allowances are maintained

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

Carry Handle

long handle slots neatly around the top of machine

Large Extension Table

is clear and fits around the free arm making a large flat sewing area, ideal for quilting, patchwork and general sewing

Foot Control

New large style, more stable and easy to use

Internal Frame

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

Multi Language

15 languages English, French, Spanish, German, Dutch, Italian, Swedish, Finnish, Russian, Portuguese, Polish, Turkish, Traditional Chinese, Simplified Chinese, Korean