Monthly Archives: November 2016

JANOME SKYLINE S9…….NEW TAPERED STITCHING and more

We are SO enjoying sewing and embroidering up a storm on our NEW JANOME SKYLINE S9. This machine is extremely versatile, chock full of top of the line sewing and machine features. DO check out what Sherri has to say … Continue reading

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PUTTING YOUR JANOME EMBROIDERY MACHINE TO WORK: SUPER QUICK IN-THE-HOOP PROJECTS

THE MAGIC OF IN-THE-HOOP PROJECTS: INSTANT EMBROIDERED PROJECTS! We start a new series of janomelife posts designed to help you get more out of your Janome embroidery machine……..put it to work for you! We will share a number of clever … Continue reading

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LOVE TO SEW EXPO

Well, if you did not come out to Love to Sew Expo…….. sorry we missed you. It was a great show with beautiful attention to detail like flowers  all over – even in the washroom! The Love to Sew colours … Continue reading

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EMBROIDERING ON WOOD: project idea and hints & tips for success

Did you know that you can embroider on WOOD? Yes, we sure can. Well, not on a chunk of wood like a 2×4 (of course!)  but on the right type and a thin layer of wood, it is quite do-able. … Continue reading

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3D EMBROIDERY WITH JANOME DIGITIZER MBX

Puffy Foam is a foam product made from ethylene-vinyl-acetate of high quality. It is made specifically to be used with sewing & embroidery machines to add a 3D effect as the sticthing is raised above the surface of the fabric. … Continue reading

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BOOK REVIEW: WALKING FOOT QUILTING DESIGNS by Melissa Marginet

I was real excited when I heard about this book written by Melissa Marginet of Manitoba, Canada. I met Melissa earlier this year when she taught at Quilt Canada 2016 in Mississauga, Ontario. One of the class topics that was … Continue reading

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LOVE TO SEW EXPO: BRAND NEW SEWING SHOW IN VANCOUVER, BC

There has been quite a buzz in  Canadian sewing circles about this brand new Sewing Show but just in case you have not heard about it: it is NEXT WEEK on 18th & 19th November 2016. Check out the website.  … Continue reading

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JANOME FUN AT DEALER’S STORES ……… IN BEAUTIFUL BC

Fun, education, laughing and learning was enjoyed on my recent trip to the beautiful BC Interior.  Thank you to the Janome dealers who arranged these Janome “Confessions of a Sewaholic” events and to all the long-standing and loyal as well … Continue reading

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Congratulations to the winner of the Janome Ultimate Maker Studio!

Congratulations to Joan of Wasaga Beach, Ontario!  She won this year’s $10,000 prize at the CreativFestival Fall 2016! I had the pleasure of calling Joan to tell her she had won.  Unfortunately she wasn’t home but at a quilt retreat.  I … Continue reading

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CREATIV FESTIVAL in TORONTO, CANADA

What creative fun did you perhaps miss this Fall?  or maybe you were there for all the excitement? The Creativ Festival in Toronto moved venue this Fall from downtown Toronto to the International Center near Toronto Pearson Airport.  It was … Continue reading

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