FRINGE EMBROIDERY – FUN WITH FLOWERS & FRAMES

You may well have played with our Janome fringe foot at some time or other??  This allows you to zig-zag or satin stitch over the raised bar in the middle of the foot to create loopy stitches. You can then stitch down along an edge or down the middle of these loopy stitches to secure them. Finally cut  the bobbin threads on the back & the stitches  bloom out to form a fringe. This can be used for a number of applications such as decorative embellishment; animal fur or doll’s hair; 3D flowers, etc.

JANOME FRINGE FOOT

JANOME FRINGE FOOT

See your local JANOME dealer to purchase the JANOME FRINGE FOOT  applicable for your machine:

  • Part #  941660000  for front loading machines
  • Part #  200016108  for high shank machines
  • Part # 200017109  for top loading machines

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Example of rows of fringe stitching using the above FRINGE foot

Example of rows of fringe stitching using the FRINGE foot shown above

  • You may also see the Fringe foot in action at:

http://www.janomespecials.com/mc11kse/video/fringe-foot-eyelash-fringe.html

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You may take this a step further as several of our JANOME EMBROIDERY machines have built-in fringe designs. There are frames & flowers. Applicable models would be the Mc12000 and Mc9900. (+ wait I see what we will find on the NEW Mc15000!?) . Allow the Janome embroidery machine to do the fringe embroidery for you in the hoop . Just clip the bobbin threads after the design has stitched.

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This is a rather lovely frame which may be found as a built-in design on the JANOME MC9900.  See the same design stitched and mounted onto the back of a mirror below:

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Here is a pretty collection of fringe flowers – another of the fringe embroidery designs found on the JANOME MC9900.

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Both the JANOME Mc12000 & Mc9900 offer these little Free Arm hoops designs above. There are 2 options for similar flowers……stitch them out & play with your options!

 

The above flowers were shown by Trevor Conquergood in his software workshop series. You may visit www.sunsetstitches.com  to find out more. This particular fringe embroidery technique was covered in DW17-02-DigiTalk17b.

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I made this wall hanging using the little fringe flowers on the JANOME MC12000 in the top & bottom borders. I then played with the same fringe flower in our JANOME DIGITIZER MBX software to enlarge it to almost fit the whole SQ14 hoop.  Just goes to show how much fun you can have with software 7 embroidery!!!

I made this wall hanging using the little fringe flowers on the JANOME MC12000 in the top & bottom borders. I then played with the same fringe flower in our JANOME DIGITIZER MBX software to enlarge it to almost fit the whole SQ14 hoop. Just goes to show how much fun you can have with software & embroidery!!!

Acknowledgements to my co-worker, Celine Ross of Montreal, for part of this blog post. I used her pics and wrote my own version about fun with fringes as I just could not get translation software to work.  Sadly, I am unable to translate Celine’s words as I only did one year of French at High school and that was a rather long time ago! However, I am working on getting the software to co-operate so that I can bring you English translations of other wonderful blog posts that Celine has been doing on La vie chez Janome which is the French equivalent of janomelife.  Please check out this link if you wish to see Celine’s  blog posts in French.

About lizafrica

I am the National Education Manager for Janome & Elna Canada (including Artistic Creative products) and I LOVE to sew! I have been employed full time in the sewing and quilting industry for almost 30 years so I bring a wealth of sewing knowledge & expertise to this blog. I enjoy all forms of sewing from quilting to sewing garments to machine embroidery and software. Pretty much everything in my life is seen through the eyes of a passionate sewer! I am constantly on the look out for fun, innovative and inspiring ideas to share with you all on this blog. I also love to read, knit , travel and spend time with my family and friends.
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One Response to FRINGE EMBROIDERY – FUN WITH FLOWERS & FRAMES

  1. Jam says:

    Liz, this is great!

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