John Lewis JL110 Colour Block Sewing Machine

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Product information

The JL110 is ideal if you use your sewing machine as part of a hobby or regularly mend clothes. It's suitable for beginners or those with a little experience of sewing.

It has 14 stitch options, 4-step automatic buttonhole facility, darning plate - and free arm for sewing cuffs or trouser legs; it also comes with a soft dust cover. Use it for sewing light to medium weight fabrics.

Accessories include both a standard and buttonhole foot, spare bobbins and spare needles. It also features a darning plate which sits over the needle plate to act like a drop feed and to stop the fabric coming into contact with the feed teeth.

John Lewis sewing machines are compatible with Janome sewing machine accessories.

Alphabet styles Information Easy way to sew letters
Auto thread tension Information Ensures stable stitch quality
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Buttonholes Information The fewer steps, the easier and faster the process
Buttonhole styles Information Gives flexibility when sewing different garments
Buttonhole type Information The fewer steps, the easier and faster the process
H30 x W39 x D15cm
Electronic foot speed control Information Gives greater control, even at slow speeds
Eligible for International Delivery
Embroidery options
Hook movement Information Oscillating is a half-circle movement of the bobbin; rotary moves full-circle, reducing thread jams
Integrated drop feed Information Feed teeth drop down so fabric has free movement. Useful when quilting or embroidering
Integrated dual feed Information Provides equal feeding of top and bottom layers of fabric. Useful when quilting
Integrated needle threader Information Makes it easy to thread the needle
Knee lifter Information Lets you lift the presser foot when using both hands to control the fabric
Lock stitch facility Information Ensures all stitches and patterns are securely locked off at the end of the sewing sequence
Manufacturer's Guarantee
2 year
Max speed limiter Information Controls maximum speed of machine, irrespective of how hard the foot control is depressed
Model name / number
Needle up/down function Information Lets you to programme the needle so it always finishes in the down or up position. Useful when pivoting on corners
Reverse button Information Sews in reverse to reinforce the stitch
Sewing Machine Type
Sewing speed Information Measured in stiches per minute
860 spm
Stitch memory Information Memorises characters, letters and numbers: useful for name tapes
Stitch options Information The more stitch options, the more designs you can use
Stop/Start button Information Lets machine be used without the foot control
Suitable for fabrics
Light to medium
Suitable for user
Thread cutter Information Neatly cuts the thread after sewing
Tutorial DVD
Twin needle Information Produces parallel rows of decorative stitching in one easy step
View-through bobbin cover Information Shows you when your bobbin is low on thread
Weight Information Unpackaged weight
Width adjustment Information Lets you adjust the stitch setting manually


Click & collect

Free Click & Collect from John Lewis and Waitrose shops for collection tomorrow from 2pm
262 participating John Lewis and Waitrose shops

Standard UK delivery within 5 working days


Next, named or Saturday UK delivery.


Next/named day UK delivery pre-10.30am.


Collect+ from a local shop from tomorrow - postcode exclusions apply for Collect+ deliveries

Trial in Scotland, Wales, SW England and N Ireland only

1500 participating Collect+ shops

International delivery not available


We want you to be happy with your purchase. If you're not, just return the products to us or to one of our shops. Unless faulty, we'd like this to be within 90 days of purchase. Exceptions apply to certain products - find out more about our refund policy.

Depending on the type of product, you can make free returns via our shops, Royal Mail (or courier collection for large or heavy items), Collect+ or via MyHermes.

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Excellent Machine Like many others I have been bitten by the sewing bug, and having had dressmaking lessons at school more than 40 years ago was full of trepidation about taking the plunge again. HOWEVER I was very pleasantly surprised to find how easy this machine is to use, the instruction booklet is very clear, and I was up and running after a couple of hours. The only (very slight) criticism of the machine is that you will need to purchase a zipper foot if you intend to sew zips, otherwise this brilliant machine does everything you need it to do, and I would say if you are thinking about taking up dressmaking again, buy this machine and you won't be put off. Its a lovely weight, not flimsy, but portable if needs be. The price is such that you can afford to 'give it a go'. Another excellent product from John Lewis. 13 April 2014
Excellent! I bought the purple and pink machine for myself. I honestly cannot fault it and I'm getting a little bit obsessed about sewing as the machine is so easy to set up and use - I'm an amateur! I would recommend this to anyone and especially in the fun purple and pink colour. A+! 09 September 2013
a great xmas present!!! We bought this for my wife for Christmas. She's a beginner and has found it very useful. She is hoping to shorten some curtains with it this week. 15 January 2013
Good product, delivered on time It's a decent sewing machine, good value, does what most people will need it for. Reasonably easy to use and ok instructions, even for someone who hasn't used it before. 01 January 2013
Lovely sewing machine I bought this as a first machine having always used my mum's old one. So far it seems lovely and has coped well with quilting and mid-weight fabrics. 17 December 2012
easy peasy- and funky colours A very straight forward machine that is simple to use- but effective. Have just made 2 pairs of lovely curtains with no glitches. Needles and bobbins easy to sort and tension easy to check and adjust. Not heaviest of machines but that's no bad thing for ease of use. Robust enough to stand up to a deal of use but maybe not heavy fabric. Love the colour of the product- I went for purple and pink! Great fun! Well done John Lewis 29 November 2012
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