Portable electronic sewing machine

Lightweight sewing machine with hand controls and automatic threading – suitable for wheelchair users who have impaired hand function

User at sewing machine, pressing on hand control button
User at sewing machine, pressing on hand control button

Description
Small, lightweight electronic sewing machine with many advanced functions including start/shutdown button for sewing without a foot pedal, as well as automatic threading. It can handle several layers of thick fabric.

Model: Janome Platinum 720

Users comments
The user likes to sew. He is extremely satisfied with the sewing machine, which works both for him and for his 12-year old daughter. The best feature is the hand control.

Made by
Janome, www.janome.se (in Swedish) (last checked May 2017)

Purchased from
Sewing machine store

Paid for by
The user

Editors comments
This modell is no longer available. But there are other modells which have hand control and automatic threading like ‘Janome Decor Computer’ (last checked May 2017).

This tip is from 2008

User threads machine
User threads machine
User threads machine
User threads machine
Sewing machine Janome Platinum 720
Sewing machine Janome Platinum 720

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Tipsare: Tomas

Tomas lives in an apartment together with his partner. He works part time as a photographer. He was injured in 1983 and has a low tetraplegia. He has home help one hour a day.