Janome 3434d review & Buying Guide

The Janome 3434d Serger is made in Taiwan. This unit may look like the same serging machines that you can find on the market. But it has its own features that make this model worth an investment.

This little jewel of a serger might not be the latest model by Janome, but it’s well worth the low cost. In addition to being a sturdy workhorse of a machine, the Janome construction guarantees high-end performance. This would make an excellent entry-level machine for any sewist who wants to try her or his hand at serging without making a huge initial investment. Even if you’re new to serging, learning to thread and use this machine is a breeze.

The Janome 3434d is a lightweight, compact, and good-looking machine. This machine is specially designed for beginners. This machine is also the best choice for those who are into sewing and want to start with a serger. Sewing enthusiast always considers their investment to buy a serger machine. The Janome 7933 is a versatile machine and can expand your stitching horizons.

The Janome 3434d Serger is a modern serger. This serger is reliable and also durable in the long run. While you have the machine it makes you more confident when you are doing your projects. This serger can generate 3 and 4-thread overlock stitches with an extended distance between every stitch. Users are also used to its differential feed. These amazing features ensure that you can put in a variety of fabrics without having any worry to stretch when you put them through the machine.

The Janome 3434d Serger is a user-friendly machine that provides a great service to its users. This serger machine can make your dream come true. This machine has some extraordinary features such as lay-in threading, adjustable and retractable cutting knife, and speeds up to 1,300 stitches per minute.

Janome 3434d review & Buying Guide

The working area cover with LED. Now you will experience the beauty of LED. You can see the stitch line and work smoothly with dark fabrics. You can also work in low lights which means you don’t need extra lights for this machine.

The Janome 3434d Serger is easy to use and learn. You will get this serger machine at an affordable price. You will also get a 25-year limited warranty for this product.

Janome 3434d review Review & Features


  • Overlocker with free arm
  • Easy threading lower looper
  • Convertible Free Arm
  • 2, 3, and 4-thread convertible
  • Lay-in thread tension dial
  • Easy-to-read threading chart
  • Adjustable cutting width from 3.1mm – 7.3mm
  • Differential feed ratio from 0.5 to 2.25
  • Quick change rolled hem
  • Changeable thread guide
  • Retractable upper knife
  • Snap-on presser feet
  • Color-coded thread guides
  • Adjustable foot pressure
  • Speeds up to 1,300 SPM
  • Convertible Free Arm

Janome 3434d review & Accessories


  • Beading Attachment
  • Blind Stitch Foot
  • Cloth Guide
  • Gathering Attachment
  • Needle (universal)
  • Needle Threader
  • Needles
  • Needles
  • Piping Foot 1/8″
  • Piping Foot 3/16″
  • Piping Foot
  • Purple Tip Needle
  • 9 Piece Scissor Kit
  • Seam Ripper
  • Sew Comfortable Lumbar Support
  • Sew Comfortable Seat Cushion
  • Taping Foot with Reel

Janome 3434d review & Specifications

SpecificationsJanome 3434d review & Accessories

  • Speed: 1,300 stitches per minute
  • Threads: 3-4
  • Color-Coded: Yes
  • Light: Bulb
  • Weight: 14.5 lbs.
  • Dimensions: 12.25 inches by 11 inches by 10.5 inches

Janome 3434d review & Product Features

Adjustable Presser Foot Pressure Control

Adjusting the foot pressure according to the type of fabric you want to use will give you the optimum amount of control over very sheer or thick fabrics. All it takes is making slight adjustments to a screw located on top of the machine. Making such adjustments also gives you better control when operating the machine at high speed.

Easy-to-Reach Controls

The tension dials for both needles and the upper and lower loopers are conveniently located on the front of the machine. It’s never been easier to set the correct tensions for whatever type of fabric you’re working on. The handwheel, the stitch length control dial, and the differential feed adjustment dial are all within easy reach on the right side of the upper housing.

Lay-in Tension Threading

The Janome 3434d Serger comes with Lay-in Tension Threading systems. This is an advanced threading system nowadays. This feature is pretty much handy and took some of the frustrations out of threading the lower looper. Now you can easily access and view the threading because the left side of the machine opens for that. This serger machine also comes with a pre-tension slider control that helps you to thread it in a blink.

Adjustable Differential Feed

The Differential Feed is an incredible feature that comes with The Janome 3434d Serger that prevents the trouble of wrinkling or stretching on all types of fabrics. All you have to do is turn the control dial to select the perfect setting for your projects. The Adjustable Differential Feed Dogs will help you keep your fabric moving easily and smoothly below the needles to stop any errors. The Differential Feed also comes with a wide adjustable ratio and the Differential Feed ratio is 0.5 mm to 2.2 mm.

Retractable Upper Knife

The Janome 3434d Serger comes with a retractable upper knife that allows you to serge garments or projects and also doesn’t require trimming the raw verge. This feature also makes your threading easier and simpler if you use the serger machine as a beginner. All you have to do is just open the left of the throat plate then press the control knob and spin it to retract the blade downward and out of sight. If your fabrics need the edges trimming, you can adjust the width of the knife from 3 mm to 5 mm.

LED Light

The Janome 3434d Serger features LED lights in the workspace. This feature might not look so important but actually, this is a fantastic feature. Now you can work in low lights using the LED and finish your project timely. You can also work with dark fabrics and can see the stitch path to sew in the right direction easily.


The Janome 3434d Serger includes a 5-year warranty on mechanical parts, a 2-year warranty on electrical components, and a 1-year warranty on labor.

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