Skyline S3

SKU: S3

At a glance…

  • Sewing
  • 8.3″ Workspace
  • Sewing speed 820SPM
  • Easy change needle plate
  • 170 Built-in stitches

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The Skyline S3 is the entry level in the Skyline range and it is also jam-packed with powerful features. The Skyline Range has been designed for every type of sewing – everyday projects, home décor, high fashion, patchwork and quilting. The Skyline S3 has 210mm wide x 120mm high workarea to the right of the needle with a height of 120mm (4.7”), giving you plenty of room to cope with those bigger projects. With a great range of 120 stitches, including a choice of 7 styles of buttonholes plus an alphabet, this machine offers creativity on every sewing project. Just flip up the top cover on the machine to view the huge variety of 7mm wide stitch styles available. The stitch quality is excellent at speeds of up to 820 stitches per minute whilst the special built-in features will help you cope with almost any sewing challenge. Pivot on corners with the needle up/down feature, control the maximum sewing speed for precision work, trim off threads with the built-in automatic thread cutter, thread the needle automatically … everything you need to make your sewing easier.
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  • FEATURES
  • STANDARD ACCESSORIES
  • OPTIONAL ACCESSORIES
Work Space

210mm (8.3") x 120mm (4.7")

Sewing Speed

up to 820 stitches per minute

Pivot Function

No

Easy Change Needle Plate

Yes

Machine Screen 

Backlit black & white LCD screen

Built-in Stitches

170

Stitch Width

7mm

Buttonholes

7

Stitch Tapering Function

No

Needle Positions

71

Presser Foot Lift Button

No

Foot Pressure

Yes

Needle Threader

Yes

Upper Feed Device

No

Lighting

4 white LED lights

Machine Ports

No

Standard Sewing Feet

7

Extra Wide Table

Optional

Built-in Memory

No

Machine Size

W504 x H316 x D236mm

Weight

10Kg

Free Arm Length

100mm from needle

Embossed Measures

Yes, on the sewing bed 

Quick Reference Stitch Chart

in lid of machine

Stitch Length

up to 5mm

Speed Control Slide

Yes

Stitch Elongation

Yes

Favourite Stitch

No

Mirror Image Stitches

Yes

Startover

Yes, stitch will reset back to the beginning. 

Bobbin Winder

Yes

Set Menu

No

Fonts in Normal Sew

1 font (Block with 3 alphabets)

AcuFeed Balance Dial

No

Drop Feed

Yes

Superior Plus Feed System

7 piece feed dog; no more fabric slipping, puckering and shifting 

Needle Plate

has patented needle plate markings for precision sewing with needle drop position, angle marks and sewing guides in front of the sewing foot

Thread Cutter

automatic thread cutter; cuts top & bobbin thread at the same time, pulling top thread to underside

Stop/Start Button

can sew without foot control. Hold button when start sewing & machine sews slow, same at end of sewing press & hold button & machine will sew slow

Needle Up/Down Function

Yes

Auto Lock-off Stitch button

locks off your stitching at the push of button

Lock Button

No

Reverse Button

Yes

AcuGuide Cloth Guide

No

Magnifier

Optional, set of 3 AcuView magnifiers™ (1.2, 1.4, 1.6 lens) 

Adjustable Knee Lifter

No

Upper Thread Sensor

No

Bobbin Thread Sensor

No

Software

No

Storage

large accessory box gives you front & under the free arm storage 

Carry Handle

long handle slots neatly around the top of machine 

Janome Accessory Carrying Case

No 

Foot Control

Yes

Internal Frame

rigid die-cast aluminium frame for stable sewing at high speeds

Multi-language

No

·         Zigzag Foot A
·         Zipper Foot E
·         Satin Stitch Foot F
·         Blind Hemming Foot G
·         Overedge Foot M
·         1/4˝ Seam Foot O
·         Automatic Buttonhole Foot R
·         Stabilizer Plate for B/hole Ft
·         Janome Plastic Bobbins x 4
·         Needle Set
·         Additional Spool Pin
·         Screwdriver (lge)
·         Lint Brush
·         Seam Ripper
·         Spool Holder (large) x 2
·         Spool Holder (small) x 2
·         Spool Holder (special) x 2
·         Foot Control
·         Power Cable
·         Instruction Book
·         Instructional Video DVD
·         Semi-hard Fabric Machine Cover

Description Part Number
Applique Foot F 820815002
Beading Foot (set of 2) up to 4mm beads 200321006
Binder Foot 200313005
Adjustable Blind Hem Foot 820817015
Border Guide Foot 200434003
Button Sewing Foot T 200136002
Circular Sewing Attachment 202135007
Cording Foot 200345006
Open-toe Darning Foot 200337005
Darning Foot 200325000
Convertible Free Motion Foot Set 202001003
Ditch Quilting Foot 200341002
Clear View Quilting Foot & Guide Set 200449001
Even Feed Foot with guide 200309008
Open-toe Even Feed Foot with guide 200338005
Ditch Quilting Guide & Adjustable Quiilting Guide for even feed ft with guide 214518005
Convertible Even Feed Foot Set 214516003
Fringe Foot 200016108
Gathering Foot 200315007
Hemming Foot D (2mm) 820809014
Hemming Foot Set (4mm & 6mm) 200326001
Overlock Foot C 820804019
Overlock Foot C with brush 822801001
Pin Tuck Foot Set (7 & 5 groove) 200317009
Pintucking Cord Guides for easy set bobbin models 202213000
Piping Foot 200314006
Ribbon/Sequin Foot 200332000
Roller Foot 200316008
Ruffler 943100000
Open-toe Satin Stitch Foot F2 200137003
Sliding Guide Foot 202218005
Straight Stitch Foot 200331009
Ultra Guide Foot 200329004
Tricot Foot 801426003
Concealed Zipper Foot 200333001
Adjustable Narrow Zipper Foot (L/C/R) 200334002
Invisible Zipper Foot (wide) 820811008
Taping Guide Foot 202311009
Needle Size 9 (15×1) Sharp 990109000
Needle Size 11 (15×1) Sharp 990111000
Needle Size 12 (15×1) Sharp 990112000
Needle Size 14 (15×1) Sharp 990114000
Needle Size 16 (15×1) Sharp 990116000
Needle Size 18 (15×1) Sharp 990118000
Needle Mixed (15×1) Sharp 990100000
Purple Tip Needles #14 BP 202122001
Blue Tip Needles #11 BP 200346007
Denim Needles #16 990416000
Top Stitch Needles #11/14 990500000
Leather Needles #11/14/16 990600000
Twin Needle (2mm) sharp 820828008
Spool Stand (2 threads) 859429005
Spool Stand (5 threads) 859430009
Plastic Bobbins x 10 BP 202010027
Plastic Bobbins x 5 BP 202010038
Universal Table Stand excl. plate 494710003
Plate F for universal table stand 494407107
Universal side table stand (no hole) 494709009
Extra Wide Table 863414000