Monthly Archives: March 2018

Successful sewing of fabrics of different textures and weights with Janome Acufeed Flex

Combining different colours and textures, for me, is one of my favourite parts of the whole creative sewing process. I’ve been working on a number of projects lately that involve different fabric weights or a variety of different materials all … Continue reading

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FOOT OF THE MONTH: JANOME 1/4 INCH FOOT OPTIONS

Quilters are very familiar with the 1/4 inch foot with a flange.  This is what is traditionally used when piecing fabric pieces together.  The narrower width of the seam makes for less bulk in the quilt.  Traditionally, in dressmaking you … Continue reading

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Janome’s Got You Covered

When I work at the quilting/ sewing shows, I’m sometimes asked “Did my machine come with……….?” While I’d love to say that I always know the answer to what comes with each and every machine in the Janome line; sometimes … Continue reading

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Creating Joy with Janome

I want you to do something for me. Close your eyes. Well, after you read this next part. Pretend you are in your local Janome dealer’s shop. Wandering around all the beautiful machines. Are you there? Good. Then picture your … Continue reading

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YAY!!!! MORE NEW FEATURES FOR JANOME ACUSKETCH APP

You may remember there was an update for AcuSketch APP in December which offered us: The ability to export jef designs  (which was HUGE as it means non wifi enabled embroidery machines can also now benefit from using this wonderful … Continue reading

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Passing on our love of sewing to the next generation

I don’t know about you but I really want my grand-daughters and grandson (if they wish) to learn how to sew. It does something special in my soul and heart to be able to show them what I do and … Continue reading

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A New Look at Sergers – Part 1

For my next series of posts I’m going to focus on a fabulous machine which I feel anyone who sews should have in their studio – The Serger aka Overlock machine. I love working the Janome booth at shows because … Continue reading

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St Patrick’s Day…….another cute little project from Tania

Tania has shared many great quick little applique projects with us before. This is another one just in time to celebrate St Patrick’s Day!  Tania is one of our Janome Artisans and sews on the Janome Skyline S7.  Here is … Continue reading

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JANOME-EMBROIDERY.COM

Janome has a partnership with the OESD Embroidery design company that produces beautiful embroidery designs that we can stitch on all our embroidery machines.   What is very special about this is that if your local dealer is signed up as a janome-embroidery.com … Continue reading

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Unboxing a New “Toy”

Regardless of the time of year, getting a new sewing machine feels just like Christmas morning. The anticipation of ripping open the box, getting out all the parts and pieces in order to sew brings out the kid in all … Continue reading

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