BabyLock Journey (BLJY) Machine

Begin your next embroidery voyage with the Baby Lock Journey. Explore unknown territory with 262 embroidery designs. Embroider them all, big and small with embroidery hoops as large as 7″ x 12″.

Then customize to your liking. It’s just one of the benefits of smart Baby Lock IQ Technology. The Baby Lock Journey has numerous on-screen editing options. When it comes time to sew, you’ll love the built-in decorative sewing stitch options. For sewing or embroidery, the Journey is a great choice for your next creative adventure.

Technology Features

 LCD Color Touch Screen

Shows 260,000 colors
Measures 7″ diagonally
Clock and Date

Enhanced Stadium Lighting for brighter true color LED lighting of 10″ around the needle

 Access designs stored in folders when using USB Type A

NeverMiss™ Threading System

Automatic thread cutter
Quick-Set, Top-Loading bobbin with sensor
Quick-Set Independent bobbin winding system with variable speed
Automatic sensors

Thread tension control makes tension adjustments for accurate stitches
Upper and lower thread sensors to alert when threads run out
On-screen hoop sensor to recommend size of hoop

Embroidery speed up to 1,050 spm

Embroidery Editing Features

Combine embroidery designs on screen
Character/text array function
Character spacing
1°, 10°, and 90° Pattern rotation
Design enlargement (up to 20%)
Design reduction (up to 10%)
Automatic appliqué
Automatic basting
Mirror imaging
Change color selections within designs
Color sorting on border designs
Monochrome option for embroidery designs
Programmable custom thread color selection

Embroidery Features

Built-in embroidery design library
262 Embroidery designs built-in

165 Baby Lock exclusive designs
12 Floral vine alphabet accents and frame patterns
13 Bobbin work designs

140 Frame combinations
19 Font styles including

Exclusive script alphabet characters
Large floral vine alphabet

Embroiders up to 7″ x 12″ (180mm x 300mm) embroidery field
Memory capacity 2MB
Reads embroidery designs with a stitch capacity of up to 500,000 stitches per design
Color Touch Screen shows:

Design placement using drag and drop capabilities
Estimated embroidery time display and stitch count
Needle advancement (1, 10, 100 or 500 stitch increments)
Measurements displayed in inches or metrics
Color separation
Thread color indicator
On-screen hoop size indicator
Low bobbin thread indicator
300 color names

9-point trial check points
Starting point key for instant alignment of           characters or patterns
Alternate bobbin case for pre-wound bobbins
Customize embroidery pattern and thumbnail background colors (66 options)
Resume feature
On-screen grid
Cuts jump stitches (with on/off capability)
Stitch Count System – .SCS

Sewing Features

573 Built-in stitches including

137 Utility with 14 one-step buttonhole styles
283 Decorative
20 Satin
61 Decorative satin
14 Cross
58 Combinable Utility

5 Built-in alphabets
Maximum utility stitch width: 7mm
Stitch length 0.0mm – 5.0mm
Automatic Fabric Sensor System adjusts presser foot pressure and tension to deliver perfect stitch
Advanced Pivoting Feature
Ergonomic hands-free presser foot lift with extra high setting 10mm automatic and 13mm manual
11.25″ Workspace to the right of the needle
LED lights illuminate 10″ around the needle
Sewing speed up to 1,050
Automatic drop feed

Advanced Sewing Features

Utility stitch editing capabilities
Stores personal stitch settings for each Utility stitch on machine
Decorative stitch editing capabilities

Back to the Beginning key, returns to the beginning of a decorative stitch pattern
Edit and combine Character/ Decorative stitches
24 Memory Pockets for Character/Decorative stitches equaling 1 MG
Store additional stitch combinations on your PC using the 2 USB ports

Mirror-image capability for stitches
Lock key for stitches keeps current settings
57 Variable needle positions
Programmable needle up/down
Upper and lower thread sensors to alert when threads are broken
Lateral and diagonal feeding
Fully automatic built-in darning
Twin needle settings

Convenience Features

Convenient one-touch buttons for

Reverse sewing
Reinforcement stitch
Needle up/down
Thread cutter
Automatic presser foot lift
Auto threading

Needle plate with scale in inches and centimeters
Additional seam markings on bobbin cover for needle position preference
Free arm
Two accessory storage compartments

Instructional and Help Resources

Built-in Operational Guide
Built-in Help Messages
Built-in Sewing Application Guide

Included Accessories

Touch pen (stylus)
USB cable
Knee lift
11 Presser feet

Blind stitch
Button fitting
Straight stitch foot
Embroidery foot with LED pointer
1/4″ Quilting foot with a guide
Free-motion open toe quilting

Alternate bobbin case for use with pre-wound bobbins
Specialty bobbin case for bobbin work
Cord guide bobbin cover
Straight stitch needle plate
Soft cover for machine
Spool cap assortment
Seam ripper
Twin needle
Embroidery bobbin thread
Embroidery hoops and grids included

7″ x 12″ (180mm x 300mm)
5″ x 7″ (130mm x 180mm)