The beginner home Janome sewing machine - Model RE1306 is a fantastic first sewing machine for a beginner, or someone who just needs to complete that sewing job every so often. It is easy to use and is packed with features. Its free arm is convertible sliding out to make sewing sleeves, cuffs and hard-to-reach areas a breeze. Its also features an easy positioned reverse level making reverse stitching simple. To finish off there is a convernient one-hand thread cutter slicing threads cleanly and easily.