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.

Next Step….. A Long Arm Quilting Machine?

Everyone is sewing these days. Making quilts, clothes, crafts, masks and surgical caps. It is fantastic! We are sold out of so many sewing machines. I love that people are being creative. Sewing is a fabulous way to make the … Continue reading

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Saturday Sewing: Scrap busting project with Janome >> make a clever Clicker Bag

I love to recycle and reuse items. I found a great scrap busting project that uses small pieces of fabric and an old broken measuring tape. The nice thing about the clicker bag is you can make it any size … Continue reading

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Continental M7 Professional Workbook

In order to make the most of the Continental M7 Professional, Janome wants its customers to learn as much as possible about the possibilities. Yes the machine comes with the user manual which is very explanatory and well illustrated, but it … Continue reading

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Scrap-Busting for Saturday sewing??

Now here is a great Saturday sewing project you could get going on?! Or planning to do after you have attended our online class on this topic.  When we have created a beautiful project there are always scraps of fabric … Continue reading

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Creative Fun with Scrap Busting Projects

The creative education team has been busy creating classes for you to continue learning while we can’t teach in person. 16 different classes to get you excited about creating new projects and learning new techniques with your sewing machine. I … Continue reading

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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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