Janome Turbo Teal Sewing Machine Review

Janome Turbo Teal is one of the best machine you can get for your daughter. It has all the features that your child needs. It is competitively priced as well.

Janome Turbo Teal Sewing Machine Features

  • 10 built-in stitches
  • Drop-in bobbin system
  • Specially designed presser foot for kids
  • Lightweight
  • Reverse and free arm capability

Janome Turbo Teal Sewing Machine Review

Sewing Machine Reviews Recommendation Level : HIGH

Janome Turbo Teal is a good machine for kids or people who are just starting out. It is an extremely lightweight, portable sewing machine. It just weighs 5 pounds. This sewing machine has all the features of a beginners machine but in smaller size. It is available in six colors Pink Lightning, Turbo Teal, Buzzin’ Blue, Fastlane Fuchsia, Orange Blaze and Purple Thunder. Fancy colors make this machine pretty. Kids will love those colors.

Janome Turbo Teal comes with a specially designed presser feet which prevents children’s little hands from getting hurt with the needle. Talk about child friendly sewing machines, this one is the best you could get for the price. It has 10 built-in stitches which include both utility and decorative stitches. There is a drawer for storing all the accessories. A dial is provided for adjusting the thread tension manually.

Janome Turbo Teal has a top load drop-in bobbin system with clear cover, which is an excellent feature for the price. You can do reverse and free arm sewing using this sewing machine.


Janome Turbo Teal (001Turbo) is a basic sewing machine. It is a user-friendly machine, especially for children. This sewing machine has all the features a kid needs. The hand protection feature is a nice addition that gives me great confidence as a parent. The stitches are of good quality as well. It is not a good idea to sew thick fabrics with this sewing machine. It is made for sewing light fabrics.


Janome could have included an LED work light. It also struggles with multiple layers of denim. It is not designed for heavier fabrics either.


  • Extremely lightweight
  • Excellent price
  • Easy to use
  • Children friendly
  • Hand protection


  • No work light LEDs


Janome Turbo Teal is the best children friendly sewing machine I have seen to date. It is way better than the models from Michley or Singer. It is a great starter machine and your daughter will love this. It has all the features a beginner wants. The price is even better.

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