Author Archives: Anne Stitcher

About Anne Stitcher

I am the newest Educator with Janome. While I have been sewing for over 40 years, I'm finding there is always something new to learn in the sewing world. New techniques, new tools and new fabric.

Airthread 2000D Professional Serger Workbook

There’s something new for our Janome  AT2000D ultra-easy-to-thread air thread serger… a Workbook by Janome. These pages are packed with information about each of the functions of the AT2000D Serger; forty-two pages illustrated in color plus three pages to record personal notes. Here is … Continue reading

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Saturday Sewing: Let’s Make Lemonade Mug Rug

When I think of a Mug Rug I get visions of a warm fire, a good book, a cup of hot chocolates (with marshmallows of course) and a couple of Mum’s homemade chocolate chip cookies. But Mug Rugs are not … Continue reading

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Madeira Threads at Janome Canada

Janome Canada is a distributor of Madeira thread.   In this blog, we tested the polyneon, the  metallic and the multi-colour threads. We used the same design (free design  called Funky shoes  from KreativKiwi)  and stitched the design in three different … Continue reading

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Saturday Sewing: making pattern weights using the Janome HP Foot and Plate

We all keep small scraps of fabrics, wrapping, ribbons………. but what to do with them???  Here’s a handy short project to use them  >>> make some Weights to hold your patterns when you are cutting out garments. It is possible … Continue reading

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SATURDAY SEWING: Making a Microwave Bowl with the Janome Skyline S3

Have you ever taken something out of the microwave and burned your fingers because the bowl is so hot? I like to make microwave bowls that are cute and use up small pieces of fabric. They also make great last … Continue reading

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SATURDAY SEWING: Making a Pillow Case with the Janome Sewist 721

One of the first projects I ever made with my sewing machine was a pillow case for my daughter. I like to make seasonal projects, so I’m starting now so that I’m not rushed in December. Please scroll to the … Continue reading

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Are you keeping calm and sewing on?????

Sunday sewing Janomelife Ed: Just checking in today –  Sunday –  not sure where you are and what # day of staying  at home you are at? I’m deliberately not counting days……. It is day to day here so I’m just … Continue reading

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Using your Janome to make a fabric face mask – UPDATE

BREAKING NEWS ON JANOME CANADA WEBSITE TODAY 25 MARCH  * Tutorial on how to sew a face mask * useful links to information about face masks  * links to other video’s to keep you busy at home.  CHECK IT OUT.  … Continue reading

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Making a Bag on the new M7.

What do you do when the clouds are pouring liquid sunshine? Create something cool on your new sewing machine. I just received this in the mail and was really excited to make myself a new bag. June Tailor’s concept is … Continue reading

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AcuDesign: Monsters for Halloween

HAPPY HALLOWEEN!  It’s Monster Month and all the embroidery sites offer designs for Halloween.   Janome’s AcuDesign App has a collection of four funny monsters ready to be embroidered, and don’t be afraid… they’re not ugly !!! With this Janome App, it … Continue reading

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