99.4 The Janome Magnolia 7360 is at the top end of the Magnolia series of sewing machines. This is a computerized unit and it sports 60 stitches and 8 one-step buttonholes. Consumer ratings for this machine are nothing short of fantastic. Owners are very, very pleased with their Magnolia 7360 and cite quality stitches, ease of operation, durability, and light weight as some of the reasons. There is very little negative to say about this sewing machine except perhaps that it does not come with an extension table.
We’ve scoured the Internet for owner ratings and managed to find 27 from three different sources (we’ve removed any overlap because some sources collate content from other sources). The ratings are all pretty much stellar. When averaged they result in an overall score of 99.4 out of a possible 100 (or 4.97 stars out of 5). This makes it the highest scoring Janome sewing machine on our site to date, followed closely by its little brother the Janome Magnolia 7330. You can see our overall list of sewing machine ratings if you like.
|Source||Consumer Rating||# Ratings|
|Amazon||4.95 stars out of 5||21|
|Overstock||5 stars out of 5||4|
|SewVacDirect||5 stars out of 5||4|
A thorough review of owner comments has provided the following likes and dislikes. It’s a bit of a one way street with this particular sewing machine as dislikes are not easy to find.
- Very quiet
- Intuitive controls and easy to operate
- Great for quilting
- Creates a quality stitch
- Sews smoothly
- Light enough to take to classes
- Includes a hard case
- Sews through heavy fabric
- No extension table
There are many comments where owners simply state that they love the sewing machine. Comments contain such phrases as “Great quality” “Love it” “Sews like a dream” “Simply the best” “Worth every dollar”, etc.
Folks like to take the 7360 to classes. Fortunately the machine is not too heavy and it also comes with a hard case. In addition, there is a carry handle. So the 7360 is designed to be portable.
- 60 stitches (straight, buttonhole, decorative, zigzag)
- 8 one-step buttonholes
- LED control panel
- Max stitch width = 7mm
- Max stitch length = 5mm
- Lock stitch button
- start/stop button
- Automatic thread tension control
- Speed control slider
- Snap-on presser feet
- Extra high presser foot lift
- Drop feed capable
- Free arm
- Built-in needle threader
- Top loading full rotary hook bobbin
- Auto-declutch bobbin winder
- Memorized needle up down
- 7-piece feed dog
- Reverse button
- Max sewing speed = 820 stitches per minute
- 15 needle positions
You can see a chart of the stitches below:
The 7360 comes with a host of accessories including several presser feet: ¼ inch Seam Foot, Walking Foot, Blind Hem Foot, Automatic Buttonhole Foot, Satin Stitch Foot, Zipper Foot. You will also find bobbins, a set of needles, felt, both large and small spool holders, a spool pin, a screwdriver, and a quilting bar for the walking foot. In addition, there is a foot controller, a hard cover, a power cord, and an owner’s manual.
The Magnolia 7360 weighs 18.3 lbs. While this is not entirely lightweight, it isn’t too heavy either. We have read of several folks taking this to classes. If you are looking for a lightweight sewing machine you may want to check out our list of top rated portable sewing machines.
The Janome Magnolia 7360 is covered by the Janome Manufacturer’s Warranty which provides:
25-years on mechanical parts
2-Years on electrical parts
1-Year on labor
As usual, the manual for this Janome sewing machine is well written and very detailed. It covers items such as Essential Parts of the Machine, Getting Ready to Sew, Utility Stitches, Sewing Application & Decorative Stitches, Maintenance, and Troubleshooting.