Skyline S9

At a glance…

  • Embroidery / Sewing / Quilting
  • Wireless Connectivity
  • 3 Standard Hoops
  • Pivot Function
  • 9mm Stiches

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The Skyline S9 is the first machine in its series to include both sewing and embroidery and with its wireless connectivity capability you can easily send embroidery designs from an iPad or computer straight to the machine. There are 6 Janome iOS APPS available for the Skyline S9 being AcuEdit, AcuMonitor, AcuDesign, ScreenSaverTool, AcuSetter and AcuSketch to make your sewing and embroidery time more efficient. Enjoy choosing up to 250 embroidery designs, including 40 exclusive designs by Anna Maria Horner along with 300 built-in stitches. With a maximum embroidery size of 170 x 200mm and sewing speeds of 1000 SPM, the Skyline S9 provides a full suite of powerful capabilities to ensure all projects are beautiful, yet easily executed. Navigating through these great features is easy with the Skyline S9’s LCD colour touchscreen.

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Additional information

Wireless Connectivity

Yes, via Janome Apps and Janome software.

Work Space

210mm or 8.3 inches

Sewing Speed

up to 1000 stitches per minute in Normal Sew

Pivot Function


Easy Change Needle Plate


Machine Screen 

High definition bright backlit LCD colour touch screen

Built-in Stitches


Stitch Width




Stitch Tapering Function


Needle Positions


Presser Foot Lift Button


Foot Pressure

Yes, automatic, has a fabric thickness sensor

Embroidery Speed

up to 800 stitches per minute

Built-in Embroidery Designs


Maximum Embroidery Area


Built-in Embroidery Fonts


Built-in Letter Monogramming


Standard Embroidery Hoops


Needle Threader


Upper Feed Device

AcuFeed Flex (removable dual feed system – twin type & single type)


6 white LED lights

Machine Ports

1 USB port, 1 PC port  

Standard Sewing Feet


Extra Wide Table

No, optional

Built-in Memory


Machine Size

W508 x H316 x D237mm

Machine Size with Emb Arm Attached

W508 x H316 x D350mm


11.9Kg Machine only

Embroidery Unit Weight


Free Arm Length


Embossed Measures

Yes on the sewing bed 

Quick Reference Stitch Chart

in lid of machine

Stitch Length

up to 5mm

Speed Control Slide


Stitch Elongation

Yes x5  

Favourite Stitch


Mirror Image Stitches



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

Bobbin Winder


Set Menu

personalize your machine functions and machine lighting via the Set Menu 

Fonts in Normal Sew

3 fonts (Block, Script, Broadway)

AcuFeed Balance Dial

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

Drop Feed

Yes with sensor

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 in front of the sewing foot

Thread Cutter

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

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

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

Lock Button

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

Reverse Button


AcuGuide Cloth Guide

ensures exact seam allowances are maintained



Adjustable Knee Lifter

raises/lowers the sewing foot 

Variable Zig Zag

free motion stitching using zig zag stitch

Embroidery Unit

removable embroidery unit. Sleek linear motion embroidery system™ 

Max. Stitches per Design


Upper Thread Sensor


Bobbin Thread Sensor


Real-time Monitoring of needle position during embroidery stitch-out


Embroidery Hoops

3 with machine


AcuTools S   


Yes in the accessory box gives you front & under the free arm storage 

Carry Handle

long handle slots neatly around the top of machine 

Janome Accessory Carrying Case

No, optional

Foot Control

Large Style

Internal Frame

rigid die-cast aluminium frame for stable sewing at high speeds


13 languages English, Japanese, French, Spanish, German, Dutch, Italian, Swedish, Finnish, Russian, Portuguese, Polish & Turkish



·         Zigzag Foot A
·         Rolled Hem Foot D
·         Zipper Foot E
·         Satin Stitch Foot F
·         Open Toe Satin Stitch Foot F2
·         Blind Hemming Foot G
·         Overedge Foot M
·         1/4˝ Seam Foot O
·         Embroidery Foot P
·         Embroidery Couching Foot PC-1
·         Embroidery Couching Foot PC-2
·         Darning Foot PD-H
·         Free Motion Quilting Closed-toe Foot QC
·         Free Motion Quilting Open-toe Foot QO
·         Free Motion Quilting Zigzag Foot QV
·         Automatic Buttonhole Foot R
·         Stabilizer Plate for B/hole Ft
·         Button Sewing Foot T
·         AcuFeed Holder (twin)
·         AcuFeed Foot AD (twin)
·         AcuFeed Open Toe Foot UD (twin)
·         AcuFeed Quilt Piecing Foot OD (twin)
·         AcuFeed Holder (single)
·         AcuFeed Foot VD (single)
·         AcuFeed Zipper Foot ED (single)
·         Straight Stitch Needle Plate
·         5 x Janome Plastic Bobbins
·         Needle Set
·         Additional Spool Pin
·         Screwdriver
·         Lint Brush
·         Seam Ripper
·         Quilting Guide Bar
·         Spool Holder x 2 (large)
·         Spool Holder x 2 (small)
·         Spool Holder x 2 (special)
·         Button Shank Plate
·         Embroidery Scissor
·         Touch Panel Stylus
·         Cloth Guide
·         Bobbin Holder Cleaner
·         Embroidery Hoop RE20a (with template) 170x200mm
·         Embroidery Hoop SQ14a (with template) 140x140mm
·         Embroidery Hoop FA10a (with template) 100x40mm
·         4 x Magnetic Clamps
·         Bobbin Holder with red dot [sewing & embroidery with Janome bobbinfil]
·         Bobbin Holder with yellow dot [for non-Janome bobbinfil]
·         Felt Fabric
·         Sample Stabilizers
·         Bobbin Thread for Embroidery
·         Foot Control (Large Style)
·         Adjustable Knee Lifter
·         Power Cable
·         USB Cable
·         Instruction Book
·         Key Icon Reference Chart
·         Instructional Video (see link above on this page)
·         AcuTools S Software CD-ROM
·         Semi-hard Fabric Machine Cover
·         Detachable Embroidery Unit in own case



Part Number Description
202103006 AcuFeed Ditch Quilting Foot [dual feed]
202415004 AcuFeed Professional Grade Foot HP2
202102005 AcuFeed Straight Stitch Foot STD [dual feed]
202086002 Applique Foot AP
202097006 Beading Foot (narrow groove) L1
202098007 Beading Foot (wide groove) L2
202461005 Bi-level Foot BL
202099008 Binder Foot W
202084000 Border Guide Foot FB
202082008 Buttonhole Foot B
202199009 Large Buttonhole Foot & Stabilizer Plate LR [thick fabics/large buttons]
202135007 Circular Sewing Attachment
202085001 Cording Foot H
202506003 Cording Foot H2 [9 holes]
202087003 Ditch Quilting Foot S
202100003 Edge Guide Foot SE
202110006 Free-Motion Couching Foot Set FMC
202096005 Gathering Foot V
202463007 Lap-seam Foot LS
202400006 Optic Magnifier (20)
202130002 Optic Magnifier SET (20, 40, 60)
202213000 Pintucking Cord Guides [ESB]
202094003 Pintucking Foot (narrow) N2
202093002 Pintucking Foot (wide) N1
202088004 Piping Foot I
202462006 Piping Foot – narrow I2
865803006 Professional Grade Foot HP
865805008 Professional Grade Needle Plate
202216003 1/4″ Clear View Seam Foot (9mm, M) OM
202211008 Quilt Binder Set (easy set bobbin compatible) W1
202089005 Quilting Foot (Clear View) and Guide Set OV
200444408 Ribbon Sewing Guide
202090009 Ribbon/Sequin Foot RS
202080006 Rolled Hem Foot (6mm) D1
202081007 Rolled Hem Foot (4mm) D2
202418007 HD Roller Foot [high shank]
202095004 Ruffler RF
202293004 Sliding Guide Foot SG
202083009 Straight Stitch Foot ST
202310008 Taping Guide Foot TG
202091000 Ultra Glide Foot U
202201005 Ultra Glide Needle Plate & Ultra Glide Foot U SET
202144009 Concealed Zipper Foot Z
Part Number Description
862402301 Needle Holder [use for all needles including cutwork]
990211000 Janome Ballpoint Needle #11 [pack 5]
990212000 Janome Ballpoint Needle #12 [pack 5]
990214000 Janome Ballpoint Needle #14 [pack 5]
200346007 Janome Blue Tip Needles #11 BP [pack 5]
990416000 Janome Denim Needles #16 [pack 5]
990600000 Janome Leather Needles #11/14/16 [pack 5]
202122001 Janome Purple Tip Needles #14 BP [pack 5]
990314000 Janome Red Tip Needles #14 [pack 5]
990100000 Janome Sharp Needle Mixed (15×1) [pack 5]
990109000 Janome Sharp Needle Size 9 (15×1) [pack 5]
990111000 Janome Sharp Needle Size 11 (15×1) [pack 5]
990112000 Janome Sharp Needle Size 12 (15×1) [pack 5]
990114000 Janome Sharp Needle Size 14 (15×1) [pack 5]
990116000 Janome Sharp Needle Size 16 (15×1) [pack 5]
990500000 Janome Top Stitch Needles #11/14 (bigger eye) [pack 5]
820828008 Janome Twin Needle (2mm) sharp
202200004 Cutwork Needle Set (set of 4)
5117075BL Organ Embroidery Anti Glue Needle – size 11/75 [pack 5] multi-directional stitching
5506000BL Organ Microtex Needle – size 8/60 x 3 | size 9/70 x 2 [slim sharp point] [mixed pack]
5430000BL Organ Quilting Needle – size 11/75 x 3 | size 14/90 x 2 [pack 5]
5102057BL Organ Stretch Twin Needle – size 11/75  width 4mm
5116000BL Organ Titanium Needle – size 11/75 x 2 | size 12/80 x 2 | size 14/90 x 1 [mixed pack]
5102048BL Organ Twin Needle – size 12/80  width 4mm
5105080BL Organ Universal Needle – size 12/80 [pack 5]
Part Number Description
858418008 Remote thread cutter switch unit
859439101 Clothsetter
863406009 Accessory Case (zip-up, 3 storage levels)
200445007 Bobbin Holder for free quilting and hand-look stitching
868405003 Spool Stand (5 threads)
859429016 Spool Stand (2 threads)
202010027 Plastic Bobbins x 10 BP
202010038 Plastic Bobbins x 5 BP
200920001 Janome Polyester Embroidery Thread No. 1
200920104 Janome Polyester Embroidery Thread No. 2
200920207 Janome Polyester Embroidery Thread No. 3
200901006 Janome Metallic Thread Set (12 reels 250m)
200921781 Janome Bobbin Thread white 300m
200921792 Janome Bobbin Thread white 1000m
J-208-16C Janome Bobbin Thread white 1600m
J-209 Janome Bobbin Thread black 300m
J-209-1 Janome Bobbin Thread black 800m
102100001 Pre-wound Bobbins – 12 black bobbin thread
102100003 Pre-wound Bobbins – 12 white bobbin thread
102100005 Pre-wound Bobbins – 8 white 4 black bobbin thread
861401215 Extra Wide Table (fits around free-arm)
494710003 Universal Table Stand excl. plate (machine cut-out)
494407107 Plate F for universal table stand
494709009 Universal free-standing side table (no machine cut-out)
202390002 Janome Artistic Digitizer (complete full software)
202395007 Janome Artistic Digitizer JR (entry level)
202410009 Janome Artistic Digitizer UPGRADE from JR to Full version
202419008 Janome AcuStitch software