Updated at: 22-04-2022 - By: Sienna Lewis

To use your Janome sewing machine, you’ll need to learn how to wind your bobbin. Before you start sewing with your new machine, make sure you know how to thread the bobbin. Once you’ve mastered the bobbin winding and threading procedures for your specific Janome machine, you’ll be able to sew your items together with confidence. Prior sewing experience and familiarity with the parts of your machine are required.

How To Thread A Janome Sewing Machine At Home

Step 1 – Wind the Thread onto the Bobbin

Using a spool disk, tie your thread to the spool pin.

A guidance at the top of the machine is where you should place the thread (there should be a picture diagram at the top next to the bobbin thread guide).

Using the bobbin, thread the needle through the bobbin’s hole on the inside and outward.

Your finger tips should grip the thread end as you push the bobbin onto the spindle.

The automatic declutch function can be activated by moving the bobbin spindle to the right (this automatically stops the needle from going up and down). If your machine doesn’t have an automatic declutch, you may also need to remove the hand wheel.

Wind the bobbin with your foot pedal until the desired amount of thread is on the bobbin.

As soon as you’re done winding your thread on your spindle, you’ll need to remove your bobbin from its spindle and cut off that little portion that’s beginning to wind.

Step 2 – How to Thread a Janome Sewing Machine

Using the bobbin thread guide as a bobbin thread guide, remove your thread and arrange it around the top thread guide.

Take up the thread by running it down the thread guide on the front of the machine, then beneath and to your left, then up the thread guide towards the take-up lever.

Thread your needle through the hole in the lever’s front. You should be able to slide the thread through a little opening at the back of the take-up lever.

Make sure that you keep going down the same thread guide line until you reach the bottom of your sewing machine’s plastic case. You’ll need to move the thread under another thread guide.

The last hook to the left on the needle bar is where you’ll slide the thread behind.

The needle can be threaded by manually or with an automatic threader.

Step 3 – Load the Bobbin into the Top Loading Casing

In order to access the bobbins, remove the hook cover plate (or the bobbin cover).

Insert the bobbin into the bobbin case by holding the thread in a counterclockwise manner.

After passing through the guiding groove, make your way up and down through both of the tension spring blades.

Turn the hand wheel toward you while keeping the top thread in place.. You should be able to see the top thread spooling over the bobbin.

Gently draw the top thread to bring the bobbin thread up with it when it has gone all the way over the bobbin.

Place both threads under the foot and toward the back of your machine.

There are explicit step-by-step directions in the video if you’re unsure about any of these steps.

Congratulations, you’ve successfully learned how to thread a Janome sewing machine.

How Do You Thread A Janome Horizon Sewing Machine?

  1. Raise your foot off the presser.
  2. Set the Janome Horizon to “On.”
  3. the most extreme position can be reached by raising the lever of ejection
  4. The sewing machine must be shut down.
  5. Ensure that the thread is inserted into the guides in the proper order.
  6. If you’re not using a twin needle, use the threader to thread the needle.
  7. It’s time to turn on the Janome Horizon
  8. As you raise the needle on your sewing machine, be sure to close the machine.
  9. Pull the threader’s knob down as far as you can.
  10. Use left to right direction of threading, hooking onto guide on left side and threading into guide on right side
  11. You should turn the thread toward you once it completes the right turn.
  12. Raise the threader to create a loop of thread that may be sent through the needle.
  13. Remove the end of the thread.

How Do You Thread A Janome HD1000 Sewing Machine?

  1. Turn the handwheel to lift the take-up lever by putting the thread on the spool holder.
  2. Raise the presser foot so that the thread can pass through and behind the guide.
  3. The thread must be steered to the take-up lever and the spring holder in order to reach the take-up lever.
  4. Use a lever to move the thread up and down the machine’s lower section, and then down the machine’s guides.
  5. Thread the needle from the left side to the right side.
  6. Pass the needle through the presser foot and back through the needle.
  7. In order to raise the bobbin thread, raise the presser foot lever and run the handwheel till you see the plate loop through the loop appears

How Do You Use A Janome Sewing Machine For Beginners?

How to prepare a Janome sewing machine for sewing

  1. Make sure that the Janome sewing machine is turned off and the machine plug is plugged into its socket.
  2. Turn the machine on by connecting the power supply to a standard wall outlet.
  3. To sew faster or slower, use the foot control, and to sew backwards, use the reverse stitch lever.

For even more information, check out this article on how to set up a sewing machine.

How to change the needle in a Janome sewing machine

  1. The Janome sewing machine should be turned off.
  2. Remove the needle by turning the needle clamp screw counterclockwise.
  3. Using a clamp, insert a replacement needle with its flat side towards the back.
  4. Before tightening the needle clamp screw, push the new needle up the stopper to ensure it’s securely in place.

Find out how to insert a needle into a sewing machine by reading our tutorial.

How to wind the bobbin in a Janome sewing machine

  1. Handwheel release of the clutch
  2. Draw the thread and wind it from the inside out around the bobbin winder guide and bobbin.
  3. As soon as the bobbin is on the spindle of the winder, move it to the right.
  4. Keep your free end of thread in your free hand and apply pressure to the foot control at the same time
  5. To stop when the bobbin is wound up enough to cut the thread
  6. Finish winding the winder by pressing the foot control and putting it in its right spot.
  7. Engage the clutch by cutting the power.


The article was helpful, right? To summarize the process of threading a Janome sewing machine, the bobbin must first be wound, threaded, and then loaded. It’s a rather simple operation, but it’s still important to read your model’s instructions thoroughly.

Additionally, it’s important to make sure that your machine is properly threaded. If you’ve successfully threaded your Janome, or if you have further questions, please leave a comment below.