Janome 4120 QDC Review

This ultimate guide gives you a detailed review on one of the best Janome sewing machine, Janome 4120 QDC sewing machine. It is a powerful device which can help you complete many tough tasks. If you have questions about this machine, keep on reading, and you will find your answer.

janome 4120qdc sewing machine review


Basic parameters:

  • Shipping weight: 22.4 pounds
  • Product dimensions: 19.8 x 12 x 16 inches
  • Item model number: 4120 QDC
  • Built-in stitches: 120
  • Built-in designs: 0
  • The number of needles: 1
  • Maximum embroidery speed: 820spm
  • LCD control panel
  • 25 years limited warranty

Summary of review:

Janome 4120 QDC is an excellent sewing machine. It not only excels in the field of sewing regular fabrics but also performs well in sewing quilts. Therefore, this is a computerized sewing machine suitable for sewing quilts.

First of all, from the appearance of the Janome 4120 QDC, its appearance is small and exquisite, like the average household sewing machine, easy to store. You can easily take it to a sewing class or go on a trip. Don’t look at it small, but its power is hard to imagine. It can penetrate thicker fabrics.

Then there is its built-in line shape. This sewing machine has a total of 120 built-in sewing threads, including quilting, decoration and regular stitching to meet your daily sewing needs.

In addition, as a computerized sewing machine, it has an easy-to-use control panel and LCD screen. Through them, you can fine-tune your stitches from time to time to sew higher quality works.

In addition, it is equipped with some small but convenient functions like speed adjustment. I have to say that it is very convenient to have an embroidery machine like this one, which can save you a lot of time. In the following, I will introduce you to its key features.

Key features of Janome 4120 QDC

Compact body

Its body is compact. It measures just 19.8 x 12 x 16 inches and weighs only 22.4 pounds. Therefore, it is very convenient for those who want to carry the sewing machine to the sewing lessons. In addition, for home users, it is also very suitable, because you do not need to think about where it is stored. No matter where it is placed, it doesn’t take up too much space.

Built-in stitches

This machine has 120 built-in stitches, including quilting, trim and regular stitching. In addition, it has alphabetic fonts, European, American, and Cyrillic. These letters can be combined in your sewing process, so you can customize your sewing pattern to suit your needs.

janome 4120qdc review

LCD screen and control panel

Undoubtedly, as a computerized sewing machine, 4120 QDC has an easy-to-use control panel and LCD screen. They give you more decorative stitching details and help you make incredible fine-tuning in all your stitches. With these two features, you can take more control of your work. Of course, the quality of the work you have sewn will also be even higher.

janome 4120qdc design

Speed control

The maximum sewing speed of this machine is 820spm. With the speed control slider below the LCD, you can easily control the sewing speed of it. In addition, 4120QDC allows you to adjust the stitch width and length separately, 7mm and 5mm respectively.

Built-In automatic needle threader and threader cutter

This machine has a built-in automatic threader and thread cutter. This solves the problem that most people are annoyed with, threading. In addition, when you have finished the seams, you can simply use the built-in tools to get the job done, without having to pull out the scissors. This way, when the seams are finished,with a simple push of the button, you can complete the thread trimming action.

janome 4120qdc LCD

Something you need to pay attention to:

Well, speaking of this part, it actually feels that there is nothing to mention. During my time with this machine, it didn’t make a mistake. On the contrary, I enjoyed the great convenience it brought to me. This seems like a lie, but it is true.

  • Highly durable
  • A lot of built-in stitches
  • Compact body
  • Functional
  • Perform excellently in quilting
  • Use-friendly
  • Easily portable
  • Automatic needle threader
  • Automatic threader cutter
  • Low noise and highly stable
  • Abundant accessories
  • 25 years limited warranty
  • No drawback





Accessories come with the machine

4120 qdc accessories

  • Hard Cover
  • Extension Table
  • Instructional DVD
  • Zig-Zag “A” Sewing Foot
  • Overedge “C” Sewing Foot
  • Zipper “E” Sewing Foot
  • Satin Stitch “F” Sewing Foot
  • Blind Hem “G” Sewing Foot
  • 1/4” Seam “O” Sewing Foot with Guide
  • Zig-Zag “F2” Sewing Foot
  • Automatic Buttonhole “R” Sewing Foot
  • Assorted Needle Set, Spool Holder (Large)
  • Spool Holder (Small), Extra Spool Pin
  • Bobbins
  • Screwdriver
  • Lint Brush
  • Seam Ripper
  • Stitch Chart
  • Instruction Book


In my opinion, Janome 4120 QDC is a perfect sewing machine. Whether it’s its appearance or its features, it performs very well. So, I think this is a sewing machine worth buying. When you don’t know which sewing machine to buy, choose it, and you will never be disappointed.


A video about the introduction of Janome 4120 QDC.