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The Travel Mate 16 sewing machine is mechanical sewing at its finest. It’s easy to use and includes every feature you would need for basic sewing or sewing on-the-go. Any quilter will appreciate a drop feed and extra high presser foot lift, while a sewist will be pleased with 16 stitches plus buttonhole. Whether you are sewing light projects at home, or taking the machine to your classes and guild meetings, you’ll find everything you want!



  • Top Loading Full Rotary Hook 
  • 16 Built-in Stitches
  • 1 Four-step Buttonhole
  • Manual thread tension control
  • Snap-on Presser Feet
  • Free Arm
  • Drop Feed
  • Auto-Declutch Bobbin Winder
  • Sewing Speed: Up to 650 SPM
  • Stitch Selection Dials
  • Maximum Stitch Width: 5mm
  • Maximum Stitch Length: 4mm
  • Easy Reverse Lever
  • 5-piece Feed Dog
  • Extra high presser foot lift


Hook TypeTop Loading Full Rotary Hook Bobbin
Thread Tension ControlManual
Maximum Stitch Width5mm
Feed System5 piece feed dog
Easy Reverse ButtonYes
Bobbin WindingAuto-DeClutch
Stitch SelectionDials
Dual Voltage 80v - 240vNo
Number of Stitches16
Number of Buttonholes1 Four-Step
Needle ThreaderBuilt-In
Needle Up Down 
Free ArmYes
Drop FeedYes
Needle Position 
Locking Stitch ButtonNo
Twin Needle GuardNo
Number of Stitch CombinationNot Available
Last Stitch Recall CapabilityNo
Knee LiftNo
Machine SizeW 14.25" x H 10.5" x D 5.75"
Machine Weight11 lbs
Work SpaceW 6" x H 4.2"
Extra High Presser Foot LiftYes
Foot Pressure AdjustmentNo
Maximum Stitch Length4mm
Other Features

Bonus 1/4" foot included

Number of Designs0
Fonts for Monogramming0
Maximum Embroidery Size 
Design Transfer Options 
Embroidery Sewing Speeds0
Embroidery Format 
On Screen Editing Functions 
Programmable Jump Thread TrimmingNo
Adjustable Speed While EmbroideringNo
Flexible Stitch Travelings 
Auto Return Post Thread BreakNo
Adjustable Hoop PositioningNo
Thread Brand Selection 
Available Hoops 

Janome TM16

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