Monthly Archives: February 2019

My first date with Serge!

I must make a confession… though I have sewed since I was 16 I have never tried a serger. I know, I know… how is this possible? Recently a friend showed me how to use one. It seemed simple… sew … Continue reading

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JANOME MACHINE MODEL OF THE MONTH: SKYLINE S6

Our new monthly series: Janome Machine model of the month sure generated suggestions for which models you would like to see in this slot. We will try to accommodate your requests though we will be concentrating on new and current … Continue reading

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Janome Coverpro 2000CPX: Differential & length dial interaction

We are thrilled to offer you some expert hints and tips from Chrystal McCart, our Janome Canada artisan living in Northern Ontario, and who sews on our Janome 2000CPX and our Janome Skyline S7.  We think you will benefit from … Continue reading

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ARTISTIC EDGE 12 DIGITAL CUTTER

You will find a good number of posts on the Artistic Edge Digital cutter in the archives of janomelife. Here is just one of them in which our Janome Canada Artisan Kim Jamieson-Hirst outlines what this cutter does.  It is … Continue reading

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Quilting with different textures and fabrics

I did a good clean/purge of my sewing studio recently. Marie Kondo style – for real, there were big bags leaving my quilting studio!! It was a little scary but I’m happy I did it. In the process I uncovered … Continue reading

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PROJECT OF THE MONTH: AcuStitch Pillow

Did you know there is a NEW software available that turns your decorative stitches into embroidery files? It’s called AcuStitch and turns 117 different machine decorative stitches into machine embroidery files in your choice of 17 different shapes. It is … Continue reading

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Just look at what an 8 year old did with Janome AcuSketch APP, an embroidery machine and a serger!

Nanna had her girls for a sleepover recently and a certain rather creative 8 year old created the following project with a little coaching from her Nanna. First up was to draw a picture. She does this all the time … Continue reading

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Janome Horizon MC9450 Overview

I have exciting news – I have a new Janome sewing machine. The Janome MC9450 arrived last month and I love it! I must admit that I hated to switch from the Janome MC9400 which I’ve been stitching on for … Continue reading

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Finish a T-Shirt Quilt with the Janome Quilt Binder Set

Last year I wrote a blog post about making a T-Shirt quilt with a Serger. It was a fun, easy project, especially when using a serger – OH! like the new Janome AT2000D Air Thread serger! When the quilting process … Continue reading

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Quilting with your Domestic Machine Part 3: Walking Foot Grids & Machine Embroidery

Last time I left you with this project, we had just finished doing all the stitching in the ditch. If you need a refresher, you can click here for the previous installment of this series. Our set up for the … Continue reading

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