Monthly Archives: March 2018

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 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 … 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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Did you know Janome makes their own brand of needles that work flawlessly with their own machines?  But which needle is necessary for the particular type of stitching you are planning to do?  Janome needles are color coded to aid … Continue reading


Introducing our new Educator in the Canadian Prairies: Erin Aumack

Erin began sewing at an early age – she was just 9 years old when she used a vintage Janome made machine with cams that belonged to her great grandmother! She started out making clothes because it was hard to … Continue reading

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Top 5 Favourite Features of the Janome Horizon Memory Craft 9400 QCP

I love quilting with the Janome Horizon Memory Craft 9400 QCP and appreciate the many features on this machine that make it so easy to stitch. With all the many helpful features on this machine, it was really hard to … Continue reading

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You might have missed our post on this foot just before Christmas> Or possibly you read it but were too busy with Santa, turkey & cranberry sauce to remember it?  We thought we would mention this again as it really … Continue reading

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Janome at the Oscars!

A Janome machine (of course) was used to work on this special dress. See this link Isa Kriegeskott is a Janome America Artisan who was instrumental in the production of this dress for Emily Ratajkowski’s  date with the Oscars. Naturally … Continue reading

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BOOK REVIEW: BAGS AND TOTES by Liz Johnson & Anne Adams

Have you come across this book? I think I bought my copy a year or so ago. I flip through it every now & then and must tell you that I have not yet made one of these totes or … Continue reading

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