What does this cover machine do?
It's a three three and two needle operation, another words you can do a three thread cover hem stitch and a two thread cover hem stitch. When using the three thread stitch, you use 4 spools on cotton just 3 for the two. You can also do chain stitch on this machine. The width for stitches are: 3 needle cover stitch, 6mm and 2 needle cover stitch, 6mm. It also does a 3mm cover stitch.
What needles does it use?
Stand alone models available:
Janome CoverPro 900 CP (discontinued here I think, but can be picked up second hand)
Janome CoverPro 1000CP
Janome CoverPro 1000 CRX
Other stand alone models:
Elna Cover Hem 444 very similar or same as the Janome CoverPro
Links for using a cover hem machine:
Stitches and Seams
Support: For fixing or problems with the machine take back to your Janome dealer. Very little support in way of classes here in NZ.
Online Manual: Janome CoverPro1000CP
Janome CoverPro 1000CP is a light weight stand
alone, free arm cover hem machine You can carry it around
easily....Also you are able to adjust tensions manually
to suit your fabric. It also has an extension table
but I don't use it...
|Light... and thread cutter to the left (you can't see it in pic)|
It has a large bed space too...
|Thread tensions can be adjusted manually and are colour coded|
|Inside the CoverPro...lower lopper, simple colour coded|
diagram to follow for threading the machine
|Close up...Sideways view of lower lopper|
|Manual is easy to follow and user friendly...|