Janome FD216 Basic Mechanical Sewing Machine - Best for Budget
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Bargain: Do You Have a Limited Budget
But still want a Reliable Sewing Machine?
Janome FD-216 Mechanical Sewing Machine
- Janome FD216 Sewing Machine (RRP: $399)
- Standard Accessory Pack
- 2 Year Warranty
- 60 Day No Nonsense Money Back Guarantee
- Bonus Support Not Available From Other Online Sellers
If you're looking at this Janome sewing machine, chances are...
- You're just starting out and not sure you'll sew a lot
- You have a shoestring budget but still want something robust that lasts
- You're not interested in cheap, plastic-y, toy-like sewing machines
Feeling unsure because you've never owned a sewing machine before?
Don't be. Because you're not alone...
"I'm a beginner teaching myself to sew and I've had a great time with this machine, it's so easy to use that I've hardly had to use the manual, but the manual is really straight forward and easy to follow.
Even though it's a "beginner" machine, it is plenty enough for even a more experienced sewer's projects and I find it to be surprisingly strong for a little machine. I'm so happy with it I think I'll stick with Janome!"
- Kath, a Happy Customer
Finally... an Affordable Basic Sewing Machine
That's Robust Enough for Denim Yet Easy Enough to Use
It'll Get You Started with Minimum Budget!
First of all... Congratulations on your decision to buy a brand new sewing machine!
Choosing the right machine will give you many hours of sewing pleasure, and it's important that you feel comfortable & happy that you've made the right choice.
But... I also know how daunting it can be to consider getting a sewing machine.
Because there are so many to choose from.... where to start? Fear not, and read on....
Is Janome FD-216 for You?
You'd choose THIS over other models because...
- you don't have a big budget but still want a decent sewing machine - and you don't mind learning the ropes
- you only sew / mend occasionally, and just want a basic, inexpensive machine that does the job
- you already have a main machine. This one is intended to be set aside for shirring / ruffling / other specialised tasks
- it's a gift for a young one - not sure they will eventually sew a lot - though you prefer to start them on a "real" machine over a cheap plastic toy
Sounds like YOU. Right...?
Then Give the FD216 a Go.
Simply Add to Cart & she's all yours :-)
Here's a little bit of insider information...
Having worked for a decade or so behind the scene in the clothing industry, I was formally trained as a Fashion Designer - and later spent 10 years teaching others the joy of sewing. I like to share insider tricks, and I believe that you get what you pay for. Buy Well, Buy Once.
Of all the machines I've used over the years, Janome is My Favourite Domestic Sewing Brand By Far - in fact, the only brand I trust & recommend to everyone.
For 3 Good Reasons.
- Janome is one of only TWO sewing machine brands in the world still owned by the original founding family. They take quality control seriously.
- Janome parts are Always Available and Simple to Maintain.
- Janome makes machines that are Easy to Use.
Unlike many other sewing machine brands - Janome makes ALL of their machines in their own factories. They don't contract out the manufacturing, and never cut corners just to save a buck.
That means you will always Enjoy Reliable Quality - no matter what your budget might be!
Add to Cart & Get Yours Now.
Your new Janome FD216 will provide a reliable sewinging experience at your finger tips..... so you can get sewing with minimal expenses - knowing your machine is basic yet more capable than it seems!
Imagine how much easier it'll be to get your household mending done - taking up those jeans, for example - when Your new Janome sewing machine is there to help make everything look so professional, yet so easy to achieve.
I'm so sure you'll just love your new Janome FD216 because of all the wonderful feedback and emails from other customers who are absolutely thrilled with theirs!
"When I was in the market for a sewing machine, I had no idea what to look for except affordability, since I don't plan on doing a whole heap of sewing .
Though I also wanted a decent enough machine so that I wouldn't need to replace it anytime soon, if ever. But, most importantly, my new machine needs to be easy to use and reliable.
So FD-216 is the model I chose, and it is amaaazzziiingg. It makes even a novice like me seem fairly compotent haha.
I was able to get sewing out of the box, and with a few practice runs I started to feel pretty confident. Plus, it's fairly quiet, and offers excellent stitches. The needle threader is so handy!
I really love this machine and the results it produces. If you're new and want something reliable, this is your machine of choice."
- Mel, a Happy Customer
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Full of practical, user-friendly functions,
Your New Janome FD216 will soon become your best friend.
The Janome FD216 is a top quality entry level model offered at budget-friendly price. What you get is a robust mechanical machine .
- As simple and basic as it seems, FD216 is capable of giving you 58 stitch functions from 16 built-in stitches including a 4-step buttonhole.
- The easy-to-use dial means selecting pattern, changing stitch width and length are a breeze.
- It comes with a convenient built-in blade for thread cutting - one hand is all you need, for getting your sewing off the machine at the end of each stitch.
- Want to sew armholes and other fiddly bits? No worries - take off the storage box and you have a free arm.
- Sew at your own pace - the Speed Control lets you sew up to 830 stitches per minute for those who want to get more done in less time!
- Thinking of taking up machine quilting? Easy. Simply lower your feed dog to make way for free-motion quilting.
- This is a TOP bobbin loading machine ("Top Loading" for short). The bobbin simply pops in from the sewing area of the machine. Easier than ever!
- It has denim sewing capabilities - perfect for those mending and alterations to save your favourite jeans.
- Lightweight (6kg) yet made of real metal interior - great for classes, the price is also right for a beginner or the budget-conscious. Perfect!
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True to the Janome reliability, your FD-216 is designed to withstand daily usage - it produces beautiful stitches over and over again - thanks to the precise stitch mechanism Janome is known for, you can now create professional results every single day!
All You Need to Do is Place Your Order.
Did You Know.....
FD-216 is THE BEST budget machine that replaces the popular JR1012 - with improvements and even better value!
JR1012 has been one of our most popular modles - because it was the most decent entry-level Janome that's still affordable.
Now, Janome manages to make some improvements with the updated FD215 - and still keeping it at the price everyone loves!
What are the Improvments?
You know how annoying it is when you're ready to sew but just can't seem to thread the needle?! Well, your new FD216 now comes with a built-in needle threader that was previously only available for the more expensive models. Happy days :-)
Updated Bobbin Position
Your new FD216 has been updated to be TOP loading - that means you simply pop the bobbin in place and start sewing. Easy!
Better stiil - you can see how much thread is left on the bobbin - so you'd never run out of thread in a awkward spot ever again :-)
Better for Free-Motion Quilting
Ever wanted to tried free-motion quilting? Now you don't need to get an expensive machine for it.
Simply drop your feed dogs with the level behind the storage so you can "drive" free-hand to quilt.
The only other thing you'll need is a Free-Motion Darning Foot - available separately.
More Stitches & Feet
The JR1012 only has 13 stitches, your new FD-216 has 16 built-in stitch patterns, which allows you to come up with endless combinations!
You also get more presser feet with the machine.
Read on to see all the inclusions...
Same Internal Metal Frame & Parts
The Standard Presser Foot and the Snap-on Foot Holder are still made of metal.
Even though the needle plate is plastic, Janome has kept the internal frame all metal - while improving the button design to make FD216 more user-friendly - even if you've never sewn before.
So you can enjoy the best and still be within your budget!
Why Not Order Yours Now.
- A Robust, Reliable Mechnical model to suit your needs - whether you have a passion for sewing or just want to get things fixed around the house.
- Easy stitch selection with easy-to-use dials at the touch of your finger tips.
- Just the functions you need - without the ones you don't. Why pay more for what you don't use?
- Maximum Stitch Width: 5 mm
- Maximum Stitch Length: 4 mm
- Clip-on Feet for quick change. No screw driver required!
- Feed Dogs Lever to lower or rasie your feed dogs - free-motion quilting or embroidery is a breeze.
- Reverse Stitch - press the lever and you can secure each and every seam with ease!
- Twin Needle Capability - two built-in spool pins means you can thread up TWO spools of thread, side-by-side. Twin needle NOT included.
- Built-in Needle Threader - Thread effortlessly without squinting. Never cringe again when you need to use different colour threads!
- Top-Load Bobbin System - so getting started is easier than ever, and you can SEE how much thread is left on the bobbin :-)
- Four-Step Buttonholes - creating neat results have never been so easy!
- 58 Unique Stitch functions from 16 Built-In Stitches - so you will be able to create unlimited combination at your finger tips!
- Built-in LED light so you can see what you're sewing!
- Sew like a professional with Even Seam Allowances - various measurements are all engraved on the plate for you, with both inches & millimetres
- Light Weight (ideal for attending classes or social groups) - around 6 kgs, grab it by the handle and take your sewing with you wherever you go!
- Removeable Storage Table - lets you sew "free arm", perfect for fiddly bits like sleeves and armholes.
- Hidden Accessory Box - provides a handy place to pop your feet, bobbins and tools between use. No more hunting around in your sewing baskets!
Grab One While Stock Lasts - Don't Miss Out!
So Put In Your Order Now... Because You Don't Want to Miss Out!
The new Janome FD216 gives you a wide range of features in an entry-level machine ...... without breaking the bank.
The Recommended Retail Price (RRP) given by Janome Australia is $399.00 - but you don't need to pay that much when you shop with us!
Hurry & Order Yours - Sale Ends Soon.
Wondering What Else you get with the machine?
Also included with your machine is your Standard Accessories, which includes:
- Bobbin x 4 - fill 'em up and have 'em ready to go!
- Seam Ripper / Buttonhole Opener - handy to have around.
- Needle Set (3 needles) so you can change needle often and protect your fabric.
- Spool Holder (Large) - perfect for using with large spools of thread.
- Spool Holder (Small) - handy when your thread spools are smaller.
- Additional Spool Pin - for a 2nd spool, essential for twin-needle sewing.
- Buttonhole Foot - essential for perfect buttonholes.
- Zig Zag / All Purpose Foot - if there is ONE foot you need, it'd be this one.
- Zipper Foot - so you can sew zips - quickly & easily!
- Blind Hem Foot - to help you finish hems like a pro.
- Screwdriver Key - compact size, perfect for this machine.
- Instruction Book - so you and your new machine can get to know each other :-)
- Foot Control with Australian Plug - get sewing straight out of the box!
That's everything you need to get startedcd on your new adventure!
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Not All Sewing Machines Are Made Equal...
Take a peek: an X-Ray view if you will. The photos here show a Janome JR1012 (which is a previous version of FD216) with a see-through exterior.
You can easily see - inside every Janome there is REAL metal (aluminium die-cast to be exact) that can be found in even the most inexpensive, entry level Janome.
The die-cast aluminium frame in a Janome provides the strength and stability required for the precise action of the sewing machine needle and mechanism.
The exterior is just that - a shell - and not part of the structure of the machine.
Unfortunately there are other brands of sewing machine on the market in Australia right now that have no internal frame (let along metal). It means the components are merely attached to the outer plastic shell of the machine. There is simply not enough rigidity for high speed movements!
With Janome, there is always inner structrual support which means your sewing machine performs better, and it lasts longer. Buy Well, Buy Once.
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Still not sure?
Here's what one (of many) happy customers had to say after purchasing theirs:
"Mum is a seamstress and I've been going to her house to use her machine. I recently decided that I'd like to be able to make and mend at my leisure with my own machine, so I started researching and comparing brands and models.
I didn't want to spend too much on a sewing machine that I wouldn't be using everyday, but I also didn't want a low-quality machine that would only sew one layer of material at a time.
This Janome caught my eye and after a bit of reasearch, I knew this was the one and I bought it on the spot. I am so glad that I did.
This machine feels solid and performs all the basic functions extremely well. I was surprised at how fast I can sew with such a simple machine, that I finished a quick set of curtains in under ten minutes and was over the moon with the results.
It has the ability to sew 16 different stitches and it's sooooo easy to thread with the drop-in bobbin and needle threader. I find myself looking around for things to mend or re-purpose so that I can keep using my machine! It's light enough and compact to stash away easily so I don't have to leave it out, and it's always a breeze to set up - just plug it in and go!
All in all, I couldn't be more pleased with this purchase. Whether you're a beginner or a seasoned seamstress, this machine offers a top quality performance to help you create beautiful projects with ease.
I hightly recommend the Janome FD216 Sewing Machine."
- Jacqui, a Happy Customer
We have been fortunate enough to source a few of these excellent machines for Our Customers....
Be Sure Get Yours Now While Stocks Last!
Your Machine is Well Protected for Safe Travel.....
So when you open the box, your will find the new Janome nice and snug inside its own foam cut-out.
I always make sure that my customers keep these foam cut-outs along with the box it came in - just in case you need to move house or put your machine into storage.
Also, in the highly unlikely event where you may need to send the machine back to us for a any reason, the machine will need to reach us in all of its original package, because we cannot be responsible for any damage incurred in transit.
The best way to ensure safe travel for your machine is to simply KEEP every bit of the packaging and put them back inside the box, then just store the box out of the way. Easy!
And Enjoy Professional Finish Forever!
What's the Difference between "Top Loading" and "Front Loading" machines?
Whether a sewing machine is referred to as "top-loading" or "front-loading" it is the bobbin position that tells them apart.
A "Top Loading" machine has a "drop-in" bobbin, where the bobbin goes in from the top, directly underneath your needle and presser foot. The lid is usually clear so you can see the bobbin.
This type of mechanism is called "Horizontal Full Rotary Hook", where the bobbin is driven by the machine to go round and round in full circle movements. Horizontal refers to the bobbin position - it sits horizontally in your machine and faces up.
A "Front Loading" machine has a different spot for your bobbin. It is hidden behind the storage box, inside a trap door. You cannot see the bobbin at all until you open the trap door - and then you will see a metal bobbin case, which is removable. You filled bobbin goes inside this metal case.
This type of mechanism is called "Vertical Oscillating Hook", where the bobbin goes side to side instead of completing a circle. The bobbin stays vertical inside the bobbin case.
What does "Low Shank" and "High Shank" mean?
It means "shank height" or "shank size".
Most domestic machines have LOW shanks. Just to give you an idea, we sell about 10 low shank presser feet to ONE high shank foot.
That means if you don't know what sort of shank your machine has, it's probably a LOW shank. Because High Shank machines are generally "fancy" embroidery models which are more costly, and those who invest in these models tend to know exactly what shank type it is.
Which one is FD216?
FD216 is a "Top-Loading" machine, and uses "Horizontal Full Rotary Hook" mechanism.
This model has LOW shank.
Can I buy other presser feet?
Sure! Please see individual listing in our store for details.
This machine only comes with two, so chances are you might want to get a few specialty feet such as walking foot or darning foot for quilting.
Janome Australia did not include any specialty foot in the package, because the FD216 is an Entry-Level Model (you get essential functions at a great price).
Can I do free-motion quilting and embroidery with the FD216?
All you need to do is lowering the feed dogs so that the machine does not "feed" the material for you, allowing you to "steer" the stitching in any direction for free-motion work.
The lever to do this is located behind the removable storage area. Simply act as if you're going to set up for "free-arm" sewing,and you'll find it.
Where Do I Go For Regular Service Or To Purchase Parts and Accessories?
Janome Japan has been manufacturing some of the BEST machines since 1921. Because of their popularity and reliability any issues with service or parts are easy and cheap to solve.
We also supply other feet and attachments to suit - please check their individual listings in our store for details.
All spare parts and additional accessories are available from any mechanic who looks after Janome. Just let them know it is a "Front Loading" Janome Machine with "Low Shank". They will also be able to service your machine regularly, so you can easily keep your machine working at optimal condition.
From my experience, my Janome has been like a Toyota car - always reliable, simple to operate, easy to buy parts and cheap to service. What else could you ask for in a sewing machine?
Wondering about Warranty?
In the unlikely event something does go wrong, we've got you covered.
Keep read on below for more details...
Sounds Good - but why wouldn't I buy directly from Janome?
Here's something most people didn't know: Janome Australia doesn't deal directly with the public. Neither does Janome USA or Janome UK.
Actually, the authentic Janome website won't let you place orders. You can find all sorts of information there, but you won't find an "Add to Cart" button if you're looking at the real deal.
In case you come across any website with "Janome" in the name that you could buy from - chances are, you've found someone who'd like you to think that you're dealing directly with Janome Australia themselves. Which isn't the case.
Think about it for a second: when someone is prepared to hide the truth about who they really are, what else might they be hiding?
Why should I shop with you over a dealer with a brick-and-mortar shop?
Yes, it is true that we ARE an online store. We do not have a physical shop front.
That means we take online shopping seriously - because this is ALL we do. This is our life's work and we are 100% commited to look after YOU.
Not having a physical shop front means YOU have our undivided attention.
When you shop with us, there will be no distractions, no other customers to fight over, no waiting in line just to ask a question. It's just you, the products you want, and really detailed description plus heaps of photos (that we take ourselves) to make sure that you know exactly what you are ordering. That's our way of making shopping (and sewing) easier for you!
Instead of worrying about rents, keeping up appearances, and going into price-war with other dealers, our sole focus in on how we can make your shopping experience with us as enjoyable as possible. Because life to too short for poor services and you deserve the BEST - afterall, shopping and sewing should be fun. Right?
Me Too. Let's Place Your Order Now.
I would like to buy more than one. Can you do a better deal?
Absolutely. Group purchases and wholesale enquiries welcome.
Our clients include small business owners in dressmaking / tailoring or alteration, group and schools, as well as craft enthusiast / artisans who sell their creations for additional income.
Email us if you want to purchase more than one, or simply make us an offer..... you might be pleasantly surprised!
Is there a phone number so I could speak to someone?
Sure. We will provide you with a direct contact number as soon as you send us an email.
Shelley and the Sew Much Easier team are always happy to answer any question, technical information, pricing or anything else you wish to know!
Go Ahead And Grab Yourself a Great Janome NOW
And Enjoy Your Next Sewing Adventure!
Check Out What Other Happy Janome Owners Say About Their Machine...
"The Janome FD216 is a great sewing machine, especially for beginners and those who are looking for a less complicated machine. When we set out to find a sewing machine, we wanted to find one that met four criteria:
A.) It had to be affordable. We have a tight budget.
B.) We wanted it to be mechanical, with fewer features that might play-up later. A good mechanical machine with a metal body will last a long time.
C.) The machine had to be dependable.
D.) We wanted a machine that could be used for quilting and other projects that require several layers. Most of the less-expensive machines are so cheaply made or so lightweight that they can't be used for any serious work.
Janome FD216 fit all of these criteria.We've had the machine for two weeks now and have used all of the different features. It works great. We've also made several big projects using this machine, so we know it works well. We finished a handbag for a cousin's birthday last night. Some of the stitches had to go through many layers, most of them heavyweight, and the machine happily went over all of them. That's saying something."
- Erica, a Happy Customer
"I'm 58 and have have sewn since I was 12 years old, even as a professional seamstress for a while.
I couldn't be happier with this machine. It's easy to thread with the built-in needle threader. Smooth bobbin action. Multiple stitching options and really can handle most fabric weights. It's not industrial strength so I wouldn't try it on anything terribly heavy like multiple layers of leather.
However, it did a good job at fixing my son's jeans and transitioned well between heavy flat felled seams with multiple layers and single layers of denim.
I have little time for any real dress making or detailed tailoring these days, but it's a very serviceable machine. Great purchase with fast delivery."
- Jan, a Happy Customer
"Let me start by saying that I am not a seamstress & I've never owned a sewing machine before. I made an apron in high school in the 60s that's the extent of my sewing expereience.
I started looking for a machine because I want to sew & be able to make non complicated things, like an apron. I would also like to make simple repairs and alterations of clothing.
So my new Janome FD216 arrived and I was ready to sew! My friend showed me how to do the basics, like thread the machine, fill the bobbin etc. it was much simpler than I thought it would be. I love how simple it was to make all the different decorative stitches. This Janome is great for beginners and experienced sewers. I'm really enjoying teaching myself how to sew! Love this sewing machine!"
- Jill, a Happy Customer
"I have very little previous sewing experience, so a fair amount of research led me to purchase this machine, and I am pleased with my purchase.
First I narrowed down my search to the Janome brand, since several review websites indicated that Janome has high quality parts (usually metal, not plastic). Other brands didn't seem to have the same reputation for machines manufactured in the past several years. So, I narrowed my search to only Janome machines. This one looked both affordable and easy to use, and it is just that.
The instruction manual is very easy to read, with line drawings to guide you, and it will help you figure out anything you need to know about operating the machine.
The presser foot is easy to quickly change out with the other foot attachments, such as the zipper foot, by releasing a small lever on the back. I found it was very easy to sew zippers to a dress and a pillow cover that I made.
The feed dogs (the gripping "teeth" that guide your fabric through as you sew) can be lowered if you don't want to use them at times.
I haven't tried sewing buttons or making buttonholes with it yet, so I can't speak to that function.
As for stitching, the options are basic, which keeps it simple for a beginning user. Basically there are a couple of straight stitches and a few zig zag stitch options, which are helpful for either very basic embroidery patterns, or for creating zig zag seams for stretchy fabric.
It is easy to adjust the length of stitches as well as the stitch type by turning the dials on the front of the machine.
Filling and threading the bobbin was very easy to do, just follow the instruction manual.
I haven't had to adjust the tension at all since I bought the machine, and I have sewn on woven fabrics as well as t-shirt type jersey fabrics.
If you're sewing with delicate or stretchy fabrics I do recommend buying some universal ball point needles since they help prevent accidental tearing or snagging of the fabric.
Also the foot pedal is nice to use because you can control the speed by pressing lighter or more firmly on the pedal, much like driving a car. :)
I would definitely recommend this machine."
- Margaret, a Happy Customer
"I love this machine , It is so easy to use and so reliable.
Easy bobbin winding and loading and love the clear bobbin, easy to switch stitches with the dial, easy to change needles. Love the needle threader too!
It's lightweight for taking to classes, nice and colourful, with lots offunctions and great bang for the bucks. I am an experienced sewer and I think this machine is great - even if you're a total beginner."
- Nat, a Happy Customer
This machine is ideal for:
- beginners who want to learn how to sew,
- aspiring young designers and stylists,
- parents who want to make a few things for their kids,
- experienced sewing experts upgrading to a new machine,
- teaching facilities,
- dressmaking / tailoring professionals,
- quilters / patchworkers needing to finish raw edges for pre-washing,
- textiles artists,
- and other creative individuals.....
If any of these sounds like you....
..... then the team here at SewMuchEasier are ready and waiting to get your Janome sewing machine on its way to you, delivered anywhere in Australia!
In a few short days your parcel will arrive....
When you open it up you'll find your new Janome safely tucked inside, ready to go.
Plug it in and hear it purr happily as you test drive the various stitches....
Imagine the sewing creation you can wizz up, so quickly and easily....
All you need to do to make it happen is...
Does this product come with Warranty?
We serve thousand of happy sewists across Australia - many continue to shop with us over the years - because they know we take care of our customers in time of need.
Because your peace of mind is important to us.
When You purchase from us, You are automatically under OUR warranty.
No need to send warranty cards back - We will simply keep your details on file and contact you from time to time just to make sure you're happy.
The warranty is a return to base warranty, so in the unlikely event your machine needs repair from manufacturing faults, simply return it to us, covering postage from your end.
You need to hold on to the original box with ALL internal packaging to ensure safe travel - so that your machine is well-protected if and when you ever need to send it anywhere.
We cannot accept COD or unpaid deliveries.
We take care of the repair AND courier it back to you for FREE.
This is a REPAIR warranty. And the actual repair work will be carried out by a Janome Authorised Repairer (who also looks after Elna). If your machine is declred unrepairable by the repairer then we reserve the right to either replace your machine or give you a refund of your purchase price excluding delivery costs. Please see our terms for full details.
We count on you to help us look after you.
As with all warranties, a few reasonable conditions do apply.
Please read on:
Damage caused by neglect or misuse of the product is not covered. This includes using the item outside it's recommended limits, or not adhering to the recommended usage guidelines contained within the product user guidelines contained withing the product user guide.
Wear-and-Tear or Expendable parts are not covered. Including but not limited to things like needles, belts, springs, light bulbs, bobbins, bobbin cases, thread cutters and needle plates that will need replacement from time to time.
Approval to return your machine to us under warranty must be granted before you send it because we need to know what the issue is in order to work out the best solution for you.
Refer to our full terms and conditions for more details on this warranty.
When you buy from us, you are accepting these terms and conditions.
At any stage if you have a question, all you need to do is contact us via email and we will respond to you promptly and courteously.
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We will always do our best to resolve any concerns with a positive outcome.
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Still Not Sure? That's Okay.
We understand. Because sometimes it's hard to know if you really want something, right?
Especially when shopping online!
That's why we provide 60 Day Money Back Easy Returns* to support you.
Because we know sewing - but You Know Best :-)
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In the unlikely event if it doesn't work for you in any way, simply contact us. You have sixty (60) days to try things out.
There's no rush. Take your time.
Beacuse we want you to have plenty of time to feel absolutely certain that you're enjoying what you've chosen!
If you're not 100% happy - simply let us know and return the item in brand new condition, including all original packaging intact.
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How long will it take to receive my order?
All fully paid orders placed by 5pm Monday to Thursday will be processed overnight and ready to send by our warehouse - normally the next day or following business day.
Orders placed on Friday and Weekends will be processed on Sunday night - because our warehouse operates Monday to Friday except Public Holidays.
Once it leaves our warehouse, the actual time frame is up to the delivery services. This can vary depending on your location and road conditions.
Any delivery time estimates shown are estimates only - so please use it as a guide line.
You'll receive a few email updates from our system as your order progresses, so please stay tuned on these!
How will my order be sent?
We use a dispatch system that works out the most efficient way to send your order.
This way the postage works out fair and reasonable, and your parcel reaches you quickly as well - because we know you can't wait!
In general, larger items tend to be delivered by couriers, while small items tend to go by Aust Post.
How is my postage calculated?
Depending on weight and dimension, some times we are able to do Flat Rate across Australia, so the postage is the same no matter where you are.
Other times we use the Built-in Calculated system provided by Aust Post, and your postage is calculated based on YOUR location.
Can I get it delivered to my P.O. Box?
Depends on the item (and its dimensions), because Aust Post have size restrictions and couriers are NOT allowed to deliver to a P.O. Box.
Please check with us when in doubt.
If you have nominated a P.O. box, and the item is within Aust Post size, then it will go by Aust Post. Most of the time, this is the case.
When your item is too big, or being sent directly from our supplier, then we need you to provide a physical address so we can send a courier.
Can I get my order sent to a different delivery address?
Your sure can!
When you check out, you can choose to ship your order to your billing address or a different address.
Simply choose the second option, and then fill in the shipping address of where you want you parcel sent.
Please double check we have Your Correct Address so your order can find its way to you!
What if courier services are not available in my area?
Some locations are outside of courier services....
In these cases we CAN arrange for your order to be deliverd to your local post office.
But please provide us with a street address (street number & name) - even if it is the only Post Office in town - as if it is an office address.
A phone number would help too - this will avoid delays.
What if I need my order urgently?
No worries, we will do our best. Just let us know.
Please give us as much notice as possible - especially for special occasions like birthdays!
In most cases, we CAN arrange an upgrade from Regular Post to Express Post for a little extra.
Please contact us first so we can update your invoice to show the correct amount.
Do you offer combine shipping?
I want to order more than one item...
Sure! Please "Add to Cart" for all the items you want and let the system work it out for you.
If you're unsure, let us know. A quick message is all we need.
Can I pick up my order?
No. Sorry - unless you're picking up furniture directly from our supplier.
Because most of our items are located in a commercial warehouse - with NO public acess.
There is no shop front - because that's how we can pass on the savings to you!
Some useful things you might want to know:
- Combined Shipping - We are happy to combine shipping for multiple purchases based on the combined weight and dimensions of your items, so add what you like to cart as you go, and check out our shop to see what else you like... you never know what you might find!
- All items we sell are Stored in a Clean and Smoke Free Environment so You can Rest Asured they will be In Top Condition when they arrive at your place.
- Packaging & Sending - All your items will be packed well and we do everything we can to make sure you package arrives safely. In the unlikely event something does go wrong with your package, please contact us via email. We do our best to resolve any concerns.
- Prompt Shipping - Your package will be sent to you promptly once payment is cleared. In most cases it will be dispatched the next business day.
- Packaging Materials - We endeavour to support "green policies" and recycle clean packaging materials whenever possible. Brand names on packaging material may not necessarily match the content.
- Combined Shipping - We are happy to combine shipping for multiple purchases based on the combined weight and dimensions of your items, so add what you like to cart as you go, and check out our shop to see what else you like... you never know what you might find!
The Courier Needs Your Phone Number
When you're completing check-out please make sure your best day time phone number is included - because the courier requires a phone number.
Generally they may never ring you - and they tend to just turn up anyway. But their office needs to have your phone number on file for "just-in-case".
If you have any special delivery instructions, please let us know.
It is best to providing these details by sending us a quick message - this means your parcel will be dispatched to you faster.
Because we're here for you.
and your sewing needs.
Sew Much Easier is founded by a sewists, for fellow sewist :-)
We're a surprisingly small team that put a great deal of thoughts into what we do and how we do it. We stock only a handful of curated sewing goodies - each one carefully hand picked and tested ourselves.
Everything we stock only make it to our online store if we absolutlely LOVE them - for our own sewing. Because we're only interested in handing over what YOU would be happy with.
Hi, I'm Shelley.
I confess that I'm a fabric addict. And I love nothing more than geeking out over the ins-and-outs of sewing machines - and all the bits that come with it. Presser feet are my specialty :-)
I've been sharing my passion of sewing all my life - with a career in fashion design and patchwork teaching - and now I serve fellow sewist everywhere by delivering sewing goodies to your door. And that's only the beginning.
Long after your first purchase - whether it's a sewing machine, dressmakers dummy, or some bobbins - we'll be there to celebrate your joy in the simple act of making something by hand.
Simply drop us a line and...
we'll be there whenever you need help. Any time.
P.S. I know you're a savvy shooper. And you understand the value of Buy Well, Buy Once.
Because you want to be 100% confident in the quality of your purchase, so that you can be 100% confident in your sewing!
I'd like to make sure You are 100% Happy - so take your time, take a couple of months - get to know your sewing goodies from us.
And in case you change your mind - No Worries. Because shopping online should be stress-free!
Give it a Go Today. You'll be glad you did. So, Go Ahead!
P.P.S. Join Thousands of Happy Sewists Australia-wide, and be part of our caring creative community. Contact me (Shelley) any time for technical advice or anything sewing related.
Stay in touch - I'm here for you :-)
Last but Not Least...
Remember to send me a photo.
Because I'd LOVE to see Your Work!
Where Are We?
While Melbourne is our home, most of our goodies are kept in a commercial warehouse in Sydney. They aren't open to the public and there's NO shop front.
That means for most items...
We are Not Able to Offer Pick Up.
Instead we provide fast & low cost delivery to your door :-)
The Only Exception is for Furniture - pick up can be arranged from the supplier directly.
Would you like more information on this item?
Can we clarify anything else for you at all?
Please feel free to Call 1300 88 11 59
or Send Us a Message anytime.
Your message will be responded to ASAP, usually within 24 hours and during business hours, Monday to Friday 9am to 5pm Australian Eastern Standard time.
In case the phone line is busy - please leave a clear message with your contact number (including area code) and we'll call you back. Cheers!
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