Monthly Archives: April 2018

EDUCATOR PICK OF THE MONTH–QO FOOT

I love to free motion quilt.  I don’t get to worried about making the perfect stitch shapes.  I think of it more as doodling or scribbling.  But, I do like to see where I am going and how close I … Continue reading

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Working with knits

One of the things I love about my Janome Skyline S7 is it is so versatile! I love that I can work on a quilt, move over to hemming a pair of jeans, sew new pillow cases for the bed, … Continue reading

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JANOME FOOT OF THE MONTH: APPLIQUE FOOT AP

Have you found it tricky to sew around tight curves and small spaces with a large open toe foot? Mmmmm…..not so easy is it? Well, Janome to the rescue as we have just the foot for this: our Janome applique … Continue reading

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JANOME RULER WORK FOOT QR AND QUILTING WITH RULERS

Quilting with rulers is a very ‘hot’ technique. It is not so easy to stitch a freehand pattern, so Janome makes it easy for you to work with the ruler work function on the machine.  For some models of Janome sewing … Continue reading

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A New Look At Sergers: Part 2 – Quilting With Your Serger.

To help celebrate National Serger Month, today’s post will focus on getting the most out of your serger by using it in a different way, for a different application than we’ve traditionally been accustomed. Sergers aren’t just for finishing seams … Continue reading

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New QR Ruler Foot for the Janome MC9400

For those of you who have been patiently waiting for the “official” ruler foot to be released, you’ll be thrilled to know that the QR ruler foot is now available! It is one of the four feet included in the … Continue reading

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Adding Details with Machine Embroidery

Hi! It’s me again, Janomegirl! Last time I left you hanging about what was coming next on the skirt for my daughter. I’m so excited to show you! I decided to add some machine embroidery to the skirt, using a … Continue reading

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ARTISTIC DIGITIZER- a closer look at key features

Embroidery designs are created in layers.  You usually digitize from the background to the foreground.  When we purchase a design, we do not know how the designer created the stitch file.  Artistitc Digitizer allows us to peel back the layers … Continue reading

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ARTISTIC DIGITIZER…….let’s find out more about this incredible embroidery software program

Is Artistic Digitizer right for me and my needs?  Good question?  There is something for everyone with Artistic Digitizer.  This program is very flexible and can be used by all levels of digitizers. For the beginner, the auto digitizing features … Continue reading

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Free Motion Quilting with the Janome Horizon Memory Craft 9400 QCP

The Janome Horizon Memory Craft 9400 QCP makes it so easy to free motion quilt! With its large harp space, ability to set the speed of the machine with the adjustable speed control, and the several free motion quilting feet … Continue reading

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