Monthly Archives: January 2011

Let’s go a-Ruffling

Ruffles, ruffles and more ruffles. They never seem to go out of style, yet there’s always news that ruffles are coming back! The Janome Ultimate Ruffler is what you need to create the look. There are online videos at http://www.janome.com that … Continue reading

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TOP 5 TIPS FOR SUCCESSFUL STITCHOUTS

THOUGHT YOU MIGHT LIKE TO SEE THIS IF YOU MISSED THIS MAG. ARTICLE: It has some great tips for embroidery in general, not just on the JANOME MC11000 CREATIVE MACHINE EMBROIDERY MAY/JUNE 2010 ISSUE. 

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Fabulously Felted on the FM725

                Regular Janome Life readers have seen the work of mixed media artisan, Carmi Cimicata before on these pages. When she became curious to explore the boundaries of machine needle-felting, Carmi got out … Continue reading

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CHRISTMAS TREE ORNAMENT: LITTLE STOCKINGS DIGITIZED AND EMBROIDERED WITH JANOME

Once again, as per your requests, I am posting the digitizing and embroidery instructions for the little Christmas stockings posted a while back. We’re not too late for Christmas 2010…….we are way ahead of the game for Christmas 2011!!   … Continue reading

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START CHRISTMAS EARLY!

As promised, here are the instructions for the little Christmas mitts. These were meant to be little tree ornaments. However, I made them large enough to take a gift card so you could pop them into some lucky friend’s stocking … Continue reading

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YOUR REQUESTS…LIZ’S RESPONSE

  See detailed instructions on previous posting (Jan 2011)   Thank you to all those folk who have written comments and sent requests.  Keep it up….we love hearing from you. I have already posted the HOW TO USE THE JANOME … Continue reading

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MULTI-HOOPED EMBROIDERED PILLOW

I posted a pic of a lovely big embroidered pillow a little while back and offered the instructions if anyone wanted them. I have had a few requests so here they are:    SUPPLY LIST FOR EURO PILLOW: 1m (39 … Continue reading

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Some easy and eco-friendly sewing

I came across this on the Satin Moon Blog: Satin Moon is a quilt shop in Victoria, BC.  The title was Summer Napkins: Stashbuster.  I thought I’d share it with you as most of the ideas are pretty neat. Show … Continue reading

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HOW TO USE THE JANOME CLOTHSETTER

YES…..it is here at last and worth the wait as I have step by step pics and instructions for you to follow. First of all: you might like to visit http://www.janome.com and click on the Learning Center under Embroidery for … Continue reading

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CHARITY SEWING….. we share a “thank you” with you

Each year for the last 2 or 3 I have sent a box of goodies to one of the customers at Sawyers Sewing Center in Victoria, BC.  Judi Strelio has faithfully put together little cosmetic bags of toiletries for Merriman … Continue reading

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