Fast home straight stitch machine, Janome 1600P, has the sleek design, easy interface, and quiet hum of a home machine but with true professional power, smooth feeding thread, more room 9X6 inch, side-loading industrial rotary hook, automatic thread cutter, variable speed control, provides up to 11 lbs of pressure from the presser foot so you can power through even the thickest of layers of fabric without shifting, and memorized up/down needle setting.