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Flagship of the Baby Lock range, with unparalleled features – from the large workspace to its 6 LED Lights, Variable Speed Control and Knee-lift – ensuring your overlocking and coverstitching is elevated to a higher level.


The Ovation is an 8-thread overlocker/coverstitch machine that sets a new standard of technology and features. This 2-in-1 machine offers an amazing variety of 87 stitch options including overlock stitches, chain and cover stitches as well as Baby Lock's exclusive wave stitch. You can also combine stitches to form expressive and decorative 8 thread stitches.

The Ovation features the latest threading technology - ExtraordinAir for instant threading of all three loopers at the one time. As well as this, the Ovation has all the patented features you would expect on a Baby Lock including Automatic Thread Delivery (ATD) System, tubular loopers, automatic coverstitch chain off and so much more.

Ovation Features:


  • ExtraordinAir Threading – all loopers are threaded easily with air.
  • Automatic Thread Delivery (ATD) System – no tension adjustment required, the (ATD) delivers the perfectly balanced stitch on any fabric types
  • Presser Foot Lever on the right inside the throat of machine – conveniently placed for quick access
  • Adjustable presser foot pressure dial – left side of machine
  • Lighting System with 6 LED Lights – brighter workspace
  • 5 inches (130mm) of workspace – create larger projects with room to spare
  • Sewing Speed up to 1,300 Stitches per minute – with a variable speed control (530 to 1300)
  • Ability to use the quilting guide – for a perfect seam allowance
  • Knee Lift – giving you greater control when sewing
  • 2 Safety Switches –side door and front covers, which are activated when left open
  • Guard Plate for Needle Screws – prevents needle screws from falling out when not being used
  • Tubular loopers which prevent thread tangling
  • Vertical needle system – minimizes needle deflection
  • True 2 to 1 ratio differential feed – ranging from 0.6 to 2
  • Overlocking Options using 2 to 8 threads resulting in 87 stitch options
  • Overlocking stitch functions to seam and encase fabric edges
  • Exclusive wave stitch and reverse wave stitch
  • Automatic rolled hem stitch – with a turn of a dial, for a professional finish
  • Flatlock stitch functions for seaming and decorative effects
  • Coverstitch options: using 3 needles – triple coverstitch, wide (6mm), narrow (3mm) and single chain stitch – with the ability to chain off
  • Adjustable stitch width – ranging from 1.5mm to 7.5mm on overlocking and up to 16mm using coverstitch and overlock combined
  • Adjustable stitch length 0.75mm – 4mm
  • Easy to follow colour coded Quick Reference Threading Guide
  • Exclusive Fabric Support System – Keeps stitches flat and balanced, no matter what speed, fabric or stitch you choose
  • Snap on grooved foot with ribbon and tape guides
  • Built in thread cutter
  • Large Built in accessory storage
  • Needle system – EL X705CF #12/80 #14/90
  • Machine Weight 12.5kg
  • 5 Year Conditional Warranty, Parts and Labour
  • Made in Japan – Quality and Durability

Baby Lock Comparison Chart for Combination Machines PDF