New Product Announcement: Kokochi DX-4000QVP!

Introducing the new JUKI Kokochi DX-4000QVP! This computerized machine offers revolutionize, never-before-seen features. Built with you in mind, watch how the DX-4000QVP comes with new state-of-the-art features including 7” touchscreen capabilities with Wi-Fi capabilities, a large 12″ of sewing space, bobbin thread alert, light color changes, and a multitude of other functions.

The DX-4000QVP crowned with the name, “Kokochi” (ここち) meaning “good feeling” as a reflection of JUKI’s Japanese heritage. Feel comfort and power with the DX-4000QVP!

Features

  • 368 Stitches and 4 Fonts
  • 12” Throat Space
  • Large LCD Touch Screen
  • On-Screen Editing
  • Auto Presser Foot Up/Down
  • Pivot Function
  • Built-In Machine Instructions
  • Lock Screen
  • Feed Dog Drop by Push of Button
  • JUKI Sewing Net
  • JUKI SmartFeed
  • NEW Accessory Tray and Box
  • Snap & Sew Feed Dog Straight Stitch System

NEW FEATURE: Explore JUKI’s online world with JUKI Sewing Net!

Connect to the internet to access JUKI Sewing Net from your sewing machine! From the Sewing Net, you have access to JUKI’s homepage where you may view projects, product information, and more.

In addition, you can watch instructional videos of projects and/or sewing machines from JUKI’s YouTube Channel.

With built-in Wifi capabilities, JUKI’s online world is yours to explore from your machine screen!

NEW FEATURE: Large LCD Touch Screen

With a large LCD touch screen, you can change settings and turn on/off features. With this feature, you can clearly see current settings and features with dark mode (black screen with white letters) with active settings and edited features highlighted in blue.

On the screen, you will also have the ability to change stitches and create new patterns as well as view the history of past stitches.

Additionally, the dials at the bottom allow you to change stitch width and length. This change is reflected on the screen.

The large sleek touch screen found on the Kokochi DX-4000QVP allows for an easy viewing experience!

NEW FEATURE: View Instructional Videos Anywhere

View instructional videos on your smartphone by scanning the QR code. You may also view instructional videos from your machine. Simply select which operation you would like to view from the menu. From there, an animated video will play with step-by-step instructions. 

NEW FEATURE: Notification Before Bobbin Thread Runs Out

An optical sensor will notify when the bobbin thread reaches a certain amount. Sew with confidence without worrying about the remaining amount of bobbin thread.

NEW FEATURE: Enjoy More Variations and Applications with Tapering

Increased ranges of angles and directions allow you to create beautifully finished appliques. 

First, select the angle and direction for the start and end of tapering. Then select the stitch length and ta-da! You have a beautiful applique finish.

NEW FEATURE: Lower Feed Dogs with Push of Button

Lowering your feed dogs has never been easier. Just push the button and voila, the feed dogs are automatically lowered to begin free-motion sewing!

NEW FEATURE: Change Lighting Temperature

Adjust the color temperature of the bulb between daylight and soft white. This feature is helpful because it helps to eliminate visibility difficulties with certain fabric and thread color combinations.

New Feature: Create Perfect Straight Stitches

Create perfect stitches from beginning to end with JUKI’s Single Needle System! This is possible by using the provided t-screwdrivers to change out and install the feed dogs and throat plate for an exclusive straight stitch experience known previously only to JUKI industrial sewing machines.

Feature: JUKI SmartFeed

Engage the JUKI SmartFeed dual feed function to move the top layer of your fabric in sync with the lower layer. Say goodbye to uneven feeding!

Included Accessories

Presser Feet & Related Accessories:

  • Standard Presser Foot
  • Straight Presser Foot
  • Zipper Presser Foot
  • Overcasting Presser Foot
  • Blind Stitch Presser Foot
  • Buttonhole Presser Foot
  • Manual Buttonhole Presser Foot
  • Open Toe Presser Foot
  • Patchwork Presser Foot
  • 1/4″ Guide Foot
  • Quilt Presser Foot
  • Quilt Guide
  • Edge Sewing Presser Foot
  • Straight Stitch Throat Plate
  • Straight Feed Dog

Other accessories include: Bobbins (4), Needle Set, Auxiliary Spool Pin, T-Shape Screwdriver, Ripper, Cleaning Brush, Spool Caps (Small, Medium, Large), Foot Controller, Knee-Lifting Lever, Power Cord, Wide Table, Sewing Machine Cover, Quick Reference Guide

Kokochi means “good feeling” in Japanese.
Feel comfort and power with the new JUKI Kokochi DX-4000QVP!

JUKI LONGARM TRAINING 2021

We are pleased to invite owners of the Stand up and Sit Down version of the TL-2200QVP and Miyabi J-350QVP to participate in an exclusive Longarm Basic Consumer Training with our Juki America Educators.

DATES AND LOCATIONS

Date & Time: April 7 – 9, 2021

Location: Austin Sewing
                1601 S. IH-35, Suite 300, Round Rock, TX 78664

Date & Time: May 12 – 14, 2021

Location: Barnes Sewing Center
                2585 State Rd, Cuyahoga Falls, OH 44223

Date & Time: June 9 – 11, 2021

Location: Southeast Sewing
                228 Ottley Dr NE
                Atlanta, GA 30324

*Travel expenses and hotel will be the responsibility of the attendee.

Training Details

Day 1 -2:  Set up, basic machine maintenance, tensions, working with different threads, batting, LCD screen operation, free motion techniques, loading a quilt, marking quilts, ruler work, couching, pantographs, optional accessories and more.  Easy Applique Pillow project.

Those who own the sit down version will have an educator dedicated to teaching the features and techniques of owning a sit down version.  Ruler work, free motion techniques, couching, and even how to piece on a sit down are just some of the techniques taught on this machine. 

Day 3 – Working with QCT4 Software: Get a complete understanding of the basics and ease of use with Quilters Creative Touch software.  Using the built in designs and options, you will increase your knowledge of how to use this software. We start with the basics of building blocks, pantographs, designing your own quilt pattern blocks, and move on to more advanced techniques such as Quilt CAD and Pattern CAD.  Note: Version 5 will be discussed if it has been released by the training dates. 

Attendees must sign up through Juki America.
Please e-mail yelinda@juki.com

Price includes training, handouts, supplies, snacks, lunch, and an evening group dinner on the second evening. 

Please stay tuned for more dates and locations. Thank you!

New Product: RICOH Ri 100 Direct-to-Garment Printer

The RICOH Ri 100 revolutionizes the world of direct-to-garment (DTG) printing. This portable printer features an all-in-one design making it easy to create beautiful products such as t-shirts, tote bags, and more in minutes. Additionally, you may create and print one-of-a-kind designs and patterns on fabric to create unique quilts, table runners, and so much more! With little to no setup time, your designs will come to life in minutes.

Tutorial Thursday: Gold Access Card Pattern eClipse

This feature allows you to stitch a pantograph and select areas where you do not want the stitching to be. Stitch around appliques, embroidery designs, motifs, or other areas you do not want the machine to stitch the pantograph design in.

CLICK HERE TO DOWNLOAD PDF INSTRUCTIONS.

CLICK HERE TO WATCH THE INSTRUCTIONAL VIDEO.

For models: J-350QVP & TL-2200QVP with Quilter’s Creative Touch Gold Access Card.

Written by LuAnn Hartley, National Education Manager

Stay Home & Sew On

Whether you’re creating a dazzling dress or a keepsake quilt, having a reliable sewing machine is important. We’ve compiled a list of top-of-the-line sewing machines to keep your creativity and productivity flowing!

KIREI HZL-NX7

Continuing JUKI’s characteristic of commitment to high performance and functions, the HZL-NX7 Kirei (kee-ray) provides a wide sewing area, touchscreen interface, and a multitude of other functions!

  • Quilting and sewing machine
  • 351 stitch patterns and 4 fonts
  • 12″ throat space
  • Equipped with JUKI Smart Feed: built-in even feed foot
  • Interchangeable throat plate and feed dog for perfectly straight stitches

Click here to learn more!

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