Janome DC1050 Review In Detail

Janome DC1050 Review In Detail

Janome DC1050 is right on top in terms of build quality and performance. But still the zigzag stitches could be better.

Editor rating

Janome DC1050 looks sturdy. It has very good build quality. It is a computerized sewing machine. The stitch width and length are automatically adjusted for optimal sewing experience. It comes with 50 built-in stitches, the recommended foot for each stitch is displayed on the panel.

Janome DC1050 has a speed control slider which controls the speed at which the machine sews. A bright LCD screen is provided for viewing the adjustments made using the easy push button controls. It has needle up/down feature as well. It also comes with a button for lock stitch. You can do reverse stitches using the reverse button. You can adjust the stitch width and length as well. You don't need a foot pedal to operate Janome DC1050 as it has a start/stop button for sewing. Work light LEDs are also provided, they are not that bright though, but it is just about enough. It has a top loading drop-in bobbin with a transparent cover. The transparent cover for bobbin lets you keep an eye on thread supply.

Janome DC1050 has needle plate markings for all your seam allowances. This sewing machine has free arm capability along with extra-high presser foot lifter for thick layers of fabrics. It has an automatic needle threader. There is a built-in thread cutter on the machine.

Ease of Use

Setting up Janome DC1050 was very easy as the instruction manual was very detailed and easy to read. It is very lightweight as well. Janome DC1050 works smoothly and quietly. It is one of the quietest machines we have ever come across. One thing we are really impressed with this sewing machine is that it delivers awesome straight stitches without even touching the fabric. This machine does a fantastic job in navigating up and over thick seams. The automatic buttonholes, make buttonholes perfect for the size of the button. If you wish, you can even do overcast stitches on Janome DC1050. This machine is extremely user-friendly.


While doing zigzag stitches, take extra care to prevent thread bunching.


•    Easy and versatile machine
•    Needle up/down
•    Extra-high presser foot lift
•    Sturdy
•    Quality straight stitches


•    Zigzag stitches could be better

Editor Comments

Overall, Janome DC1050 is a versatile and sturdy sewing machine. The machine is meant to last.


Built-in Stitches50
Sewing Start/Stop ButtonYes
Speed Control SliderYes
Automatic Needle ThreaderYes
Buttonhole Styles3 One-step
Top Drop-in BobbinYes
Stitch SelectionLCD and Push Button
Adjustable Stitch Length/WidthYes
Stitch Width7mm
Stitch Length5mm
Programmable Needle Up/DownYes
Built-in Monogramming FontNo
Adjustable Presser Foot PressureNo
Drop FeedYes
Free ArmYes
On Board Accessory StorageYes
Work LightYes LED
Feed Dog7
Included FeetAutomatic Buttonhole Foot, Satin Stitch Foot F, Satin Stitch Foot, Sliding Buttonhole Foot ,Zig-Zag Foot, Zipper Foot
Machine Weight11.8 lbs
Needle Positions15
Extra High Presser Foot LifterYes
Work SpaceW 6.2" x H 4.7"
Dedicated Locking Stitch Button (Apart from reverse button)Yes

Disclaimer: The opinions expressed here are the views of the writer only. Opinions may be subjective.