Monthly Archives: July 2018

Educator Pick of the month: Janome Circular Attachment

Let’s revisit the wonders of the Janome Circular attachment. Do you think people might think you have been drinking if you try to sew in a perfect circle? Worry no more….we have just the tool for you! Are you intimidated … Continue reading

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Spotlight on our Janome Dealer “Niagara Sewing Machine Services” in Niagara Falls, Ontario

Planning a road trip? Maybe you’ll take in the wonder and majesty of one of Canada’s, and indeed one of Ontario’s, most popular tourist attractions, Niagara Falls. If so, you’re in luck! Not far from the Falls is Niagara Sewing … Continue reading

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The Denim Quilt Project

This quilt project has been on my wish list for a while. If you follow me at all here or on my blog Will Cook for Shoes, you know that as much as I love to make things myself, I’m … Continue reading

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It’s App-tastic!

One of the amazing features of the Skyline 9 Sewing & Embroidery machine is the Wifi and App capability. It’s one of the two machines from Janome that are certified Wifi, and that opens up so many different features and … Continue reading

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Janome Foot of the month: Blind Hem foot G

This month we are not “tempting” you to buy an optional accessory foot. No….. we are reminding you what your G foot is to be used for: the BLIND HEM foot comes included with nearly all of our Janome machines.  … Continue reading

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ARTISTIC DIGITIZER Part 4: SHAPE PLAYTIME

Can’t draw?  Neither can I!  So I frequently use shape tools built into the Artistic Digitizer program to create designs for embroidery.  These shapes can stay as they are or can be edited/skewed to create a new shape.  This is … Continue reading

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Here is a cute project idea using AcuSketch App and the Janome MC15000 Quilt Maker

The AcuSketch app is a fast favourite of mine…..Just love being able to doodle on my iPad and then instantaneously send it to my Janome Mc15000 or Janome Skyline S9 to stitch out whatever I doodled. SEW much fun. I … Continue reading

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ARTISTIC DIGITIZER Part 3: FONT SHAPE AND SIZE VARIATIONS

Get funky with fonts using the Artistic Digitizer software!  Fonts don’t have to be boring.  You can get as creative as you want with the editing capacity of the Artistic Digitizer software. Open your Artistic Digitizer program and create a … Continue reading

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Announcing the Janomelife giveaway winners + janomelife viewers share their best tips for working with thread

We offered a summer giveaway of thread this month to 3 lucky people………sample packs of Wonderfil thread and we asked that each entrant share her best  Hint or Tip about thread. THANK YOU!! There were some real gems. I decided I … Continue reading

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Quilt-as-you-go Table Runner Made Easy with the Janome AcuFeed Flex System

I recently had to whip up a quick project to celebrate a special friend’s 60th birthday and decided to make her a QAYG table runner using the Janome Horizon Memory Craft 9400 QCP. If you don’t know what “QAYG” stands … Continue reading

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