Monthly Archives: July 2015

Grand National Quilt Show

  The 2015 Grand National Quilt Show is at the  Joseph Schneider Haus  on now till Sept. 27. The new exhibit, at this national historic site, features a stunning, collection of quilts created by Canadian quilt and fibre artists from coast to coast. … Continue reading

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FUN TECHNIQUE: HOW TO MAKE ADDITIONAL DECORATIVE STITCHES FOR YOUR SEWING MACHINE

I have had a lot of fun playing around with STITCH COMPOSER in our Janome Horizon Link Suite software. This is one of the components of a software package that comes standard with the Janome MC15000 and is called Horizon Link … Continue reading

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JANOME PROJECT: FAUX LEATHER JOURNAL COVER

Many of you asked for the instructions of how to make this great faux leather journal cover.  It was a project that we made during our MC15000 test drives around Canada last year. Linda P in Toronto designed the project … Continue reading

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INTERNATIONAL EDUCATORS SHARE THEIR PROJECTS & SAMPLES

I recently traveled to Japan for our International Educators Conference at our factory and Head Office in Tokyo. It was wonderful to meet up with other Janome Educators from all around the world: Japan; The United Kingdom; America; Australia; Brazil; Germany; … Continue reading

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WE SHINE THE SPOTLIGHT ON JANOME FREE MOTION COUCHING FOOT

This is a very nifty tool…..gives us the ability to draw with yarn just like we scribble with thread when we do free motion quilting. This is just with thicker yarn which obviously won’t fit through the eye of the … Continue reading

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QUILT CANADA 2015 HELD IN LETHBRIDGE, ALBERTA

Five Janome staff recently attended Quilt Canada 2015 – Blown Away – in Lethbridge Alberta. We had our usual booth in the Merchant Mall together with Lethbridge Sewing Center this time. In addition, as one of the major sponsors of … Continue reading

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Ruffler Renaissance and Reader Requests

Dialing Up the Details Spotted in the latest issue of Threads Magazine magazine this month: a feature article on Rediscovering the Ruffler. As many of the magazine’s readers know, Threads is the go-to source for lessons in fine detailing and … Continue reading

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SPOTLIGHT ON SASKATOON DEALER: THE SEWING MACHINE STORE

I recently visited The Sewing Machine Store in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan. The customers were invited to attend either a Master class on their top of the line Janome MC12000 or MC15000 or one of 2 sessions where they test drove several … Continue reading

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