Memory Craft 9850

At a glance…

  • Embroidery / Sewing / Quilting
  • Colour LCD Screen
  • 1 Standard Hoop
  • Sewing Speed 1,000 SPM
  • 9mm Stitches


If you are looking for a machine to embroider and sew, this is the one.

The MC9850 is an embroidery sewing machine. The embroidery unit is removable and easy to slide on and off the back of the machine. It’s such a sleek and clever design, you can switch back and do regular sewing without having to remove it.

The MC9850 has the most stable embroidery unit Janome has ever produced. It’s precise. In fact, the stitch quality is so precise; it’s possible to embroider fine lace designs, plus there is a variety of built-in embroidery designs.

It’s fast at 1000 stitches per minute and it’s remarkably quiet. If you’re looking for value, look no more, the MC9850 is so easy to use, because the technology is designed to make it fun.

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Additional information

Wireless Connectivity


Work Space

210mm or 8.3 inches

Sewing Speed

up to 1000 stitches per minute in Normal Sew

Pivot Function


Easy Change Needle Plate


Machine Screen 

High resolution LCD colour touch screen

Built-in Stitches


Stitch Width




Stitch Tapering Function


Needle Positions


Presser Foot Lift Button


Foot Pressure

Yes, dial 7 levels

Embroidery Speed

up to 800 stitches per minute

Built-in Embroidery Designs


Maximum Embroidery Area


Built-in Embroidery Fonts


Built-in Letter Monogramming


Standard Embroidery Hoops


Needle Threader


Upper Feed Device



5 white LED lights

Machine Ports

1 USB port  

Standard Sewing Feet


Extra Wide Table


Built-in Memory


Machine Size

W475 x H316 x D223mm

Machine Size with Emb Arm Attached

W475 x H316 x D336mm


10.4Kg Machine only

Embroidery Unit Weight


Free Arm Length


Embossed Measures

Yes on the sewing bed 

Quick Reference Stitch Chart

in lid of machine

Stitch Length

up to 5mm

Speed Control Slide


Stitch Elongation

Yes x5  

Favourite Stitch


Mirror Image Stitches



if you start stitching & need to start again, press the startover key & the stitch will reset to the beginning. Great for decorative stitches. 

Bobbin Winder


Set Menu

personalize your machine functions and machine lighting via the Set Menu 

Fonts in Normal Sew

2 fonts (Block, Script)

AcuFeed Balance Dial


Drop Feed


Superior Plus Feed System

7 piece feed dog; no more fabric slipping, puckering and shifting 

Needle Plate

has patented needle plate markings for precision sewing with needle drop position, angle marks and sewing guides in front of the sewing foot

Thread Cutter

automatic programmable thread cutter; cuts top & bobbin thread at the same time, pulling top thread to underside

Stop/Start Button

can sew without foot control. Hold button when start sewing & machine sews slow, same at end of sewing press & hold button & machine will sew slow

Needle Up/Down Function

you can memorise this function, needle can remain in down position in fabric when stop sewing or in up position

Auto Lock-off Stitch button

locks off your stitching at the push of  button

Lock Button

a safety function which locks the machine, should be activated when threading, changing the needle or changing sewing foot

Reverse Button




Adjustable Knee Lifter


Variable Zig Zag


Embroidery Unit

removable embroidery unit. Sleek linear motion embroidery system™ 

Max. Stitches per Design


Upper Thread Sensor


Bobbin Thread Sensor


Real-time Monitoring of needle position during embroidery stitch-out


Embroidery Hoops

1 with machine, others optional


Optional – Janome Artistic Digitizer and AcuStitch


Yes in the accessory box gives you front & under the free arm storage 

Carry Handle

long handle slots neatly around the top of machine 

Janome Accessory Carrying Case

No, optional

Foot Control


Internal Frame

rigid die-cast aluminium frame for stable sewing at high speeds


13 languages English, Japanese, French, Spanish, German, Dutch, Italian, Swedish, Finnish, Russian, Portuguese, Polish & Turkish



·         Zigzag Foot A
·         Rolled Hem Foot D
·         Zipper Foot E
·         Satin Stitch Foot F
·         Blind Hemming Foot G
·         Overedge Foot M
·         1/4˝ Seam Foot O
·         Embroidery Foot P
·         Darning Foot PD-H
·         Automatic Buttonhole Foot R
·         Button Sewing Foot T
·         5 x Janome Plastic Bobbins
·         Needle Set
·         Additional Spool Pin
·         Screwdriver
·         Lint Brush
·         Seam Ripper
·         Quilting Guide Bar
·         Spool Holder x 2 (large)
·         Spool Holder x 2 (small)
·         Embroidery Scissor
·         Touch Panel Stylus
·         Bobbin Holder Cleaner
·         Embroidery Hoop SQ14a (with template) 140x140mm
·         Bobbin Holder with red dot
·         Bobbin Holder with yellow dot
·         Foot Control
·         Power Cable
·         Instruction Book
·         Key Icon Reference Chart
·         Template CD



Part Number Description
202086002 Applique Foot AP
202097006 Beading Foot (narrow groove) L1
202098007 Beading Foot (wide groove) L2
202461005 Bi-level Foot BL
202099008 Binder Foot W
202084000 Border Guide Foot FB
202082008 Buttonhole Foot B
202199009 Large Buttonhole Foot & Stabilizer Plate LR [thick fabric/large buttons]
202135007 Circular Sewing Attachment
202089005 Clear View Quilting Foot and Guide Set OV
202144009 Concealed Zipper Foot Z
202085001 Cording Foot H
202110006 Couching Foot Set for Free-Motion FMC
202087003 Ditch Quilting Foot S
202100003 Edge Guide Foot SE
202137009 Even Feed Foot 9mm
202133005 Convertible Even Feed Foot SET (open-toe and closed toe)
202096005 Gathering Foot V
202463007 Lap-seam Foot LS
202213000 Pintucking Cord Guides for easy set bobbin models
202094003 Pintucking Foot (narrow) N2
202093002 Pintucking Foot (wide) N1
202088004 Piping Foot I
202462006 Piping Foot – narrow I2
202211008 Quilt Binder Set (easy set bobbin compatible) W1
200444408 Ribbon Sewing Guide (wide)
202090009 Ribbon/Sequin Foot RS
202081007 Rolled Hem Foot (4mm) D2
202080006 Rolled Hem Foot (6mm) D1
202418007 HD Roller Foot [high shank]
202095004 Ruffler RF
202293004 Sliding Guide Foot SG
202083009 Straight Stitch Foot ST
202091000 Ultra Glide Foot U
202201005 Ultra Glide Needle Plate & Ultra Glide Foot U SET
Part Number Description
861803509 Embroidery Hoop RE20a (170 x 200mm)
861402205 Embroidery Hoop RE10a (100 x 40mm)
859439101 Clothsetter (for perfect placement of embroidery designs)
859430009 Spool Stand (5 threads)
859429005 Spool Stand (2 threads)
202130002 Optic Magnifer Set of 3 (1.2x,1.4x, 1.6x)
861801002 Straight Stitch Needle Plate
200445007 Bobbin Holder for free quilting and hand-look stitching
861406014 Extra Wide Table
861806007 Semi-hard Machine Cover
861807008 Embroidery Unit Case
494710003 Universal Sewing Table Stand excl. plate
494405105 Plate D for universal table stand
494709009 Universal side table stand (no hole)
202390002 Janome Artistic Digitizer (full version) for Windows and MAC
202395007 Janome Artistic Digitizer Jr (entry level software) for Windows and MAC
202410009 Janome Artistic Digitize UPGRADE from JR to Full version
202419008 AcuStitch Embroidery Software (windows only)
Part Number Description
862402301 Needle Holder [use for all needles]
990109000 Janome Sharp Needle Size 9 (15×1) [pack 5]
990111000 Janome Sharp Needle Size 11 (15×1) [pack 5]
990112000 Janome Sharp Needle Size 12 (15×1) [pack 5]
990114000 Janome Sharp Needle Size 14 (15×1) [pack 5]
990116000 Janome Sharp Needle Size 16 (15×1) [pack 5]
990100000 Janome Sharp Needle Mixed Pack (15×1) [pack 5]
990211000 Janome Ballpoint Needle #11 [pack 5]
990212000 Janome Ballpoint Needle #12 [pack 5]
990214000 Janome Ballpoint Needle #14 [pack 5]
990200000 Janome Ballpoint Needle Mixed (15x1SP) [pack 5]
200346007 Janome Blue Tip Needles #11 BP [pack 5]
990416000 Janome Denim Needles #16 [pack 5]
990600000 Janome Leather Needles #11/14/16 [pack 5]
202122001 Janome Purple Tip Needles #14 BP [pack 5]
990314000 Janome Red Tip Needles #14 [pack 5]
990500000 Janome Top Stitch Needles #11/14 [pack 5]
820828008 Janome Twin Needle (2mm) sharp
5117075BL Organ Embroidery Anti Glue Needle – size 11/75 [pack 5] multi-directional stitching
5506000BL Organ Microtex Needle – size 8/60 x 3 | size 9/70 x 2 [slim sharp point] [mixed pack]
5430000BL Organ Quilting Needle – size 11/75 x 3 | size 14/90 x 2 [pack 5]
5102057BL Organ Stretch Twin Needle – size 11/75  width 4mm
5116000BL Organ Titanium Needle – size 11/75 x 2 | size 12/80 x 2 | size 14/90 x 1 [mixed pack]
5102048BL Organ Twin Needle – size 12/80  width 4mm
5105080BL Organ Universal Needle – size 12/80 [pack 5]
202200004 Cutwork Needle Set (for cutwork embroidery designs)
862402301 Cutwork Needle Holder (can also use to insert standard needles)
202010027 Janome Plastic Bobbins x 10 BP
202010038 Janome Plastic Bobbins x 5 BP
102100001 Janome Pre-wound Bobbins – 12 black bobbin thread (emb bobbinfil)
102100003 Janome Pre-wound Bobbins – 12 white bobbin thread (emb bobbinfil)
102100005 Janome Pre-wound Bobbins – 8 white 4 black bobbin thread (emb bobbinfil)
102200001 Janome Pre-wound Bobbins – 108 black bobbin thread (emb bobbinfil)
102200003 Janome Pre-wound Bobbins – 108 white bobbin thread (emb bobbinfil)
200921781 Janome Bobbin Thread white 300m
200921792 Janome Bobbin Thread white 1000m
J-208-16C Janome Bobbin Thread white 1600m
J-209 Janome Bobbin Thread black 300m
J-209-1 Janome Bobbin Thread black 800m
200920001 Janome Polyester Embroidery Thread No. 1 (27 reels)
200920104 Janome Polyester Embroidery Thread No. 2 (27 reels)
200920207 Janome Polyester Embroidery Thread No. 3 (27 reels)
200901006 Metallic  Embroidery Thread Set (12 reels 250m)