YES…….we are thrilled to announce that our Janome Horizon Quilt Maker MC15000 is now available in Canada at your local Janome MC15000 authorized dealer.  You can always look at our Dealer locator (topright corner of www.janome.ca. This shows the Janome MC15000 logo next to the dealer listing so you know which dealers have been trained on this machine and can offer you the appropriate after sales support with lessons and expert advice about using your machine and software).

This Quilt Maker model of the Janome Horizon MC15000 is brand new and is waiting for you to start a great sewing, quilting and embroidery adventure! Please contact your authorized Janome dealer today to find out the full story.

You might like to check if one of our Janome Educators will be visiting your Janome dealer’s store this Fall to offer a Janome Launch party. We will be conducting these at select Janome stores across Canada starting from this week.  All the new features and feet outlined below are included with the purchase of a new Janome Horizon Quilt Maker MC15000 together with a coupon to download the AcuDesign APP for free.

Already own a Janome Horizon Mc15000 version 1 or 2? No worries……you are entitled to a free update which must be done at your local Janome dealer. (Probably a wise idea to call ahead and book an appointment to have this done.  These upgrade kits have started to arrive in Canada but stocks are limited so it is suggested you get your name on an update list with your dealer).

This update and upgrade involves the installation of the software update + an enhanced needle threader. Your P embroidery foot and foot holder for 9mm feet will be exchanged for 2 new feet so please remember to take these with you when you visit your dealer to have your machine updated. Your dealer will be unable to provide the new feet without taking the old ones from you. These will be discarded as should NOT be used after the update.   This part of the update is free of charge.

Please note that you should NOT use the feet in this kit if your machine has not been updated to the latest version. Please use the new P embroidery foot or new foot folder in order for the new enhanced needle threader to work properly. In other words – please ensure you do the ENTIRE update and upgrade for optimum results.

In addition to this, existing Janome MC15000 owners are able to purchase the Quilting feet upgrade package shown above. And who wouldn’t wnat these feet you have all been asking for!?  FIVE new feet + HP needle plate (the very same found on the MC9400 that is proving so popular!). These feet include the following: Ruler foot QR; Variable zig-zag foot QZ; 1/4 inch seam foot without the flange; Darning foot PD-H open toe; Professional foot HP; Professional grade needle plate HP.


New Features!


  • A tapering function page has been added to the home screen
Tapering Tapering Tapering

Ruler Work

  • Ruler Work Foot and Ruler Work function in Sewing ApplicationsNew

*Ruler Work Foot and function have been developed specifically for carrying out ruler work.

Click here to see the detailed information

New Feet

  • Variable Zigzag Open-toe Foot (QZ)New

*An open type Variable Zigzag Foot which makes it easy to see what you’re working on.

Click here to see the detailed information

  • 1/4″ Seam Foot (without guide) (O)New

*Because there is no guide plate, you can sew smoothly without a guide catching on the seam allowance when piecing.

Click here to see the detailed information

  • Darning Foot (Open-toe) (PD-H)New

*With this open-toe 9mm darning foot, the needle is very easy to see when free-motion quilting.

Click here to see the detailed information

  • Professional Grade Foot (HP) and Professional Grade Needle Plate (HP)New

*A combination of a slim foot and special matching needle plate.

Click here to see the detailed information


  • 6 additional frame types for 2-letter/3-letter embroidery monograms

PC application

  • HorizonLinkSuite Ver.1.31


Click here to see the detailed information

*Addition of total stitch number in Design ListNew

New iPad APP for MC15000 and SKYLINE S9!


  • You can make your very own original embroidery stitch data from sketches you have drawn or traced
  • Create free-motion-quilting-like designs

Click here to see the detailed information



  • One tap positioning of embroidery hoop marks


  • Compatible with iPhone 6 or later
  • Compatible with Horizon Quilt Maker Memory Craft 15000
  • Sleep mode added


  • Compatible with Horizon Quilt Maker Memory Craft 15000


  • Compatible with iPhone 6 or later
  • Compatible with Horizon Quilt Maker Memory Craft 15000

The news is now well & truly out ……..visit your local Janome dealer today for more information and stay tuned to janomelife blog as we will be offering posts on new features such as more information of the NEW Quilting kit feet and AcuStitch tool in Horizon Link Suite (yes, this software also needs to be updated by your dealer so be sure to get that done too – This is also free).



About lizafrica

I am the National Education Manager for Janome & Elna Canada (including Artistic Creative products) and I LOVE to sew! I have been employed full time in the sewing and quilting industry for almost 30 years so I bring a wealth of sewing knowledge & expertise to this blog. I enjoy all forms of sewing from quilting to sewing garments to machine embroidery and software. Pretty much everything in my life is seen through the eyes of a passionate sewer! I am constantly on the look out for fun, innovative and inspiring ideas to share with you all on this blog. I also love to read, knit , travel and spend time with my family and friends.
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  1. Jeanne says:

    I had my 15000 updated but my Janome dealer is unable so far to get the information I need to update my Horizon Suite. Can that be resolved soon?


    • ymenear says:

      Jeanne–Go back to your dealer. They have to register your update for the 15000 and then an email will be sent to you with the Horizon Link suite update.


  2. Fena says:

    Is this a free update ?


  3. Ceil says:

    I have a question about the update for the HorizonLinkSuite Ver.1.31. That’s on our PCs so our dealer won’t be able to do an update for us. Do you have any more information on it? I don’t find this update on the Janome Global site. Thanks.


    • lizafrica says:

      Hi Ceil,

      Your dealer will indeed be equipped to deal with this for you. When you have contacted your dealer and had your update done to your current MC15000, your dealer will email you a link so that you can update your Horizon Link Suite software at home. It will not be posted online as the update consists of many parts which MUST all be done together so please contact your Janome dealer to ensure you do all the various parts of the update. The Horizon Link Suite update is only part of it.



  4. Ceil says:

    Thank you for putting all this great information in one place! I’ve shared with the Facebook group, Janome Memory Craft 15000 and bookmarked the page for future learning (upgrading tomorrow).


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