Monthly Archives: September 2014

Big & Juicy Apple Finale

What a pleasure it has been to share a month of sewing goodness with you. Today we deliver another designer guest post from Tamara Kate designs. You may remember Tamara from an earlier post where she shared an image of … Continue reading

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Little Green Apple

As September draws to a close, we have one last free apple embroidery design to share with you, and a preview of our grand finale project. Terry’s Green Apple Janome America has partnered with us once again to share a … Continue reading

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Apple of My Eye

A Touch of Kawaii Hello again, and welcome to our {belated} next installment of Apple a Day from Janome. Today’s edition is in the form of a quick and easy baby burp cloth, Kawaii style. Kawaii is a word of Japanese … Continue reading

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JANOME MBX SOFTWARE PART 4: HAVING FUN WITH MOTIF AND STIPPLE FILLS

Today’s apple-a-day-with-JANOME is another look at JANOME DIGITIZER MBX : we explore the motif and stipple fill options for our same apple embroidery. I used the same apple image as previously – it was brought into JANOME DIGITIZER MBX software … Continue reading

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SERIES ON JANOME FEET PART 9: CONCEALED ZIPPER FOOT

Today’s bite of sewing goodness comes in the form of a little lesson on what some of us consider the scary side of sewing life… Zipper insertion! No running and hiding.  Give it a go.  You just might earn an … Continue reading

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APPLE-A-DAY WITH JANOME: APPLE CORE CURVED PIECING

Cute to the Core Today we take a web tour of APPLE CORE curved piecing as seen in the traditional Apple Core quilt design. This shape needs no explaining, but the piecing around curves could use a bit of assistance. … Continue reading

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JANOME DIGITIZER MBX STITCH FILLS PART 3: HAVING FUN WITH EMBOSSED FILL

There is SO much you can do with our JANOME DIGITIZER MBX  embroidery software. Celine showed options in part 1 for weave fills and part 2 for radial fills in our apple embroidery. Today we explore a little more with … Continue reading

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An Apple for a Buttercup?

Today we welcome back paper artist Nicole Nowosad. She brought us a great scrapbook layout last time around and today she delivers a cute card titled…  Cheer Up Buttercup! by Nicole Nowosad Today, I wanted to share with you a … Continue reading

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Free Apples from Trevor!

We hinted that there might be another free design in the works… and lucky us! It has arrived. Trevor Conquergood, founder of Sunset Stitches is here to share an MBX video lesson with us today. As part of that lesson, he … Continue reading

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Spend Some Time with Thread Painting Part II

Welcome back! I am glad that you were not scared off from our first lesson. In part I, we laid the foundation of our apple and background. Today we are adding the fine details to give shape to what is … Continue reading

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