92.6 The 7318 is another Janome sewing machine that is getting good comments from owners. The Magnolia 7318 is popular for its ease of use and solid, yet light aluminum construction. It comes with 18 built-in decorative and utility stitches and a large number of features and accessories. The Magnolia also carries a 25 year limited manufacturers warranty and is fairly well-priced at about $200 (at some retail outlets). [REF Janome Sewing Machine Ratings]
A number of owners indicate that the machine feels solid and seems quite sturdy and there are no comments regarding breakage or breakdowns (although consumer input is relatively limited at this time). The 7318 apparently sews through light materials and heavy materials without missing a beat. And many folks indicate that it is a snap to get up and running simple instructions and easy-to-use features. A review of consumer comments and ratings from various quality sites has indicated the following Janome Magnolia 7318 likes and dislikes.
- sturdy & solid (several comments regarding this)
- able to sew through tough materials like denim
- simple and very easy to use
- good price
- not too heavy, so it is transportable
- doesnt come with a cover
Consumer ratings for the Janome show that owners in general like the sewing machine. Ratings are limited (just over 20 found) but consistently average 4.6 stars out of 5 or greater.
|Amazon||4.6 stars out of 5||10|
|Overstock||4.6 stars out of 5||7|
|Mr Vac & Mrs Sew||4.75 stars out of 5||4|
Key Sewing Machine Features
- 18 built in stitches (both decorative and utility)
- Stitch selector dial
- Adjustable stitch width and length
- 4 step buttonhole system
- Thread tension dial
- Mechanical bobbin winder
- Reverse stitch button
- Thread cutter
- Top loading bobbin system
- Bobbin winder stopper
- Bobbin system is jam proof
- Removable free arm
- Snap on presser feet
- Electronic foot control
- Electric lamp
The stitches that come with the Magnolia 7318 can be seen below:
A plethora of accessories come with this sewing machine including zipper, sliding buttonhole, and blind hemming feet, needles, bobbins, a brush and a screwdriver. There is also a seam ripper, a felt cushion, a lint brush, both large and small spool holders, an instruction booklet and more.
The 7318 has an aluminum body and it weighs 8.0 kilograms. It comes with a retractable carrying handle so it can be moved easily. It carries a 25 year limited manufacturer warranty.
Sewing Machine Video
You may wish to watch this Magnolia 7318 Sewing Machine video as it shows the machine at work and describes many of the interesting features.
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