Bournemouth Sewing Machines - Demonstrations and TuitionBournemouth Sewing Machines - Try before you buy!When considering a new machine, we encourage you to try in store the model of your choice before making a purchase, and we will demonstrate all the features of the machine to you.

Buying a new sewing machine or overlocker is an important investment, whether you are looking for an entry level machine or something more sophisticated, it is important to purchase the best model to suit your needs and budget.


We are full repairing/servicing Janome agents, who carry out all work in our onsite workshop. As experienced engineers, we believe that we offer excellent technical advice and expertise to our customers when they are considering the purchase of a new machine. All machines sold are fully demonstrated to customers in our shop and we  provide an extensive after sales care service, where we welcome all customers to return to us at any future date for further advice or help. Additionally, as Janome authorised dealers, we offer the full range of sewing machine accessories.

BUYING FROM A SUPERMARKET (even a Christmas fantasy wonderland supermarket): A boxed machine with a guarantee to take to the checkout.

BUYING FROM A GARDEN/CRAFT CENTRE: A boxed machine with a guarantee to take to the cashier.

BUYING ONLINE : A boxed machine, possibly with a guarantee, delivered by post.

At Bournemouth Sewing Machines we have chosen to specialise in Janome, the leading UK brand.  Janome is renowned for quality and reliability at affordable prices and adheres to high ethical standards with regards to the safety, pay, terms of employment and working hours of their employees. Janome machines are specifically designed for ease of use for every level of sewing and our aim is to provide our customers with an unrivalled level of pre-sales and post-sales service.

We stock an extensive range of machines to suit every level and budget so please contact us or visit the shop to find out about our best deals and prices and to see how we can be of help.

Some of our current models include:

Janome 525S525S

A really popular model which won a major consumer magazine award for “Best Buy”. It has a well balanced range of stitches and features and is perfect for beginners and those who are more experienced. Features include a jam proof drop-in bobbin, an auto one-step buttonhole and a needle threader. This machine handles all types of fabric well and offers affordable power and precision. Comes with a hard case.


This is a great all round machine with a good selection of popular stitches and features. It is a really easy to use two dial model, one for stitch selection and the other for adjusting stitch length. It just couldn’t be simpler. This is a four step buttonhole machine and there’s plenty of accessory storage and a soft cover for protection.


Fully computerised, with a wide range of stitch options, yet still light enough to carry to classes .. it’s a full size machine but less than 6kg. The maximum speed controller allows for precision sewing whilst the auto needle threader and the auto 1-step buttonhole make sewing simple. There a needle up/down facility .. great for pivoting on corners and an auto-lock stitch for a perfect end to stitching. It also has a start/stop button which means the machine can be used without the foot control. There’s plenty of accessory storage and a hard cover for protection.


This is an excellent machine which is packed with a superb selection of stitches and features. It has a really easy to use three dial model, one for stitch selection one for adjusting stitch length and the other for stitch width adjustment. It just couldn’t be simpler. The automatic 1-step buttonhole produces perfect buttonholes in one easy step whilst the automatic needle threader takes the strain out of threading the needle. There’s plenty of accessory storage and a hard cover for protection.


This is an embroidery only machine that offers professional-style embroidery at home. With a large LCD screen display, USB port for importing images and 160 built in designs, it makes it one of today’s most popular embroidery machines.


The Janome 9300DX gives you a wide range of overlocking features in a compact machine. It’s sturdy design and precise Janome stitch performance ensures a professional finish every time.

It comes pre-threaded and has a built-in rolled hem feature (no plate change) for easy changeover. The differential feed prevents puckering and stretching, and can be used for fun special effects and the upper knife can be deactivated for decorative sewing. Colour coded paths make threading so easy. Other features include whisper-quiet operation and an electronic foot control.