Author Archives: AmandaBee

All You Need is Sleep: In-the-Hoop Sleep Mask

In-the-hoop embroidery projects amaze me! I remember the first time I heard about them and I was sure it was a lie! How can you make a whole project on an embroidery machine? I’ve since then found out that they … Continue reading

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Day 6 of our 12 days of Holiday gift ideas with Janome: Madeira Stabilizer Starter pack

I love Madeira Stabilizers! I think they make the perfect gift for any sewist on your list. It isn’t a secret that us sewists love to shop for 4 things: Fabric, Thread, Machines and Fabric. (I  know I listed fabric … Continue reading

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Janome Horizon Memory Craft 8200QCP the Dream Machine for Quilters

Many quilters I know just happened upon quilting. They stitched a few blocks together and fell in love. After making a few quilts and realizing their new found dream to be an epic quilter, they often need to upgrade their … Continue reading

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Saturday Sewing Holiday Projects #4: Reusable Christmas Cracker

I was really excited to tackle this project for you all! Our family loves the tradition of opening a Christmas Cracker before our big holiday dinner. We even wear our crowns for the meal! With these Reusable Christmas Crackers I … Continue reading

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Tips, Tricks and Troubleshooting with Janome MC 8200 QCP!

Whether you have had your Janome Horizon Memory Craft 8200 QCP for a while or if you are just opening up your box, this post will help you navigate it with ease!  Video link is included – scroll to the … Continue reading

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Saturday Sewing: Embroidered Christmas Stocking the MC8200 QCP and MC550E!

Today is Halloween……Yes, I know it is still 8 weeks until Christmas but you can never start too early! Here is a great personalized Christmas project to get you busy with Saturday sewing…….you have 7 Saturdays left (not counting today) … Continue reading

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Virtual Tour of Janome Horizon Memory Craft 8200 QCP

Welcome to a tour of the Janome Horizon Memory Craft 8200 QCP machine! There are far too many features for me to go over them all in one post but I’m going to share with you with my top reasons … Continue reading

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Saturday Sewing: Calming Eye Pillows Made Easy

Now more than ever we need to find ways to bring some calm and relaxation into our homes. Today I have the perfect project to help you with this: This super quick and easy flax and lavender eye pillow is … Continue reading

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Great Features Rediscovered: Stitch Pattern Combinations on the Janome MC8200

I know when I’m buying a new sewing machine I’m wowed by all the features which sells me on the machine. Then I get it home and I’m so excited to start sewing and I get so wrapped up in … Continue reading

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Saturday Sewing: Janome Beading foot is not just for beads!

Here is good information from Janome Canada Educator, Amanda, about using the Janome Beading foot and machine embroidery on a linen tea towel. I think it is a good Saturday Sewing project idea. Ed  A beading foot is amazing for … Continue reading

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