Janome Sewist 509

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Sold from 2006 to 2009

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Sold from 2006 to 2009.

The Janome Sewist 509 gives you Janome stitch quality in an affordable sewing machine. Equipped with free arm capability and all the basic stitches you need, the Sewist 509 will bring out the sewing artist in you. Great for projects such as home decor, garments, crafts and more. Perfect for the beginning or returning sewist. This machine is easy to use, right out of the box. It’s a complete sewing package at a great price.


Convenient One Hand Thread Cutter

Since threads are cut neatly, you can easily start sewing again, without the trouble of tangled threads or an unthreaded needle.

Free Arm

The detachable sewing table easily slides out of the way to reveal the free arm - handy for sleeves, cuffs and hard-to-reach areas.

Magnetic Type Full Rotary Hook

Jam-proof, magnetic, top-loading full rotary hook system that eliminates the bobbin case for convenient bobbin insertion, removal, and cleaning. Thread is visible below the see-through hook cover plate.

Quick Foot Conversion

Just press the lever to remove the foot. To attch, lower the lifter to snap it into place.

More Features

  • 8 stitches, plus 1 four-step buttonhole
  • Top loading full rotary hook system
  • Converts quickly to free arm
  • Accessory storage
  • Adjustable presser foot pressure
  • Convenient one-hand thread cutter
  • Snap-on foot conversion
  • Drop feed lever
  • Denim sewing capabilities


  • Snap (clip) on presser foot.
  • Mechanical sewing machine.
  • Manual thread tension control.
  • Free Arm/Flat Bed convertible.
  • Maximum speed: 830 spm.
  • 7 Stitches including buttonhole.
  • 4-Step buttonhole.
  • Stretch stitch adjustment.
  • Maximum zigzag width: 5.0 mm.
  • Maximum stitch length: 4 mm.
  • Foot pressure adjustment (3 steps by dial).
  • Extra-high presser foot lift.
  • Drop feed dog (lever type).
  • Push-pull bobbin winder.
  • Thread cutter (underneath the face plate).
  • Slit thread take up lever.
  • Horizontal spool pin.
  • Horizontal full rotary hook.
  • Incandescent electric lamp.
  • Power switch.
  • Skeleton body construction.
  • Retractable carrying handle.
  • Machine size: W 408 x H 296 x D 180 mm.
  • Machine weight: 8.0 kg.

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