Author Archives: Anne Stitcher

About Anne Stitcher

I have been an Educator with Janome for several years now. Crafting is my passion. I love to sew, quilt, crochet, knit, cross-stitch, scrapbook, paper tole and cook. I have so many hobbies. I am always doing something. I love to use my skills to help people in need and to pass on my knowledge to others. Happy Sewing!

The Zipper Foot; Not Just For Zippers

One of the fun things about being an Educator with Janome is I get to play with sewing machines and try different things. I like to be the one who uses things differently than their original intention. For example, the … Continue reading

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Dress Form Decorations

In a previous post, I gave you a hint of what we were creating for our Janome and Elna booths at Quilt Canada, which was held in June in Vancouver. This is the final project from our efforts! These adorable … Continue reading

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Janome Booth

Quilt Canada “Reconnected” was held in Vancouver at the Convention Center in June. I hope you had the opportunity to attend this amazing event! Calling it “Reconnected” was perfect as we got to see so many people we haven’t seen … Continue reading

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Threading a Serger

I have a new grand-daughter and I thought I would make her some really cute clothes The best way to make durable clothes for kids is to use a serger. The multithread sewing ensures that seams stay together with kids … Continue reading

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A Little Zippy Will Do

Our local hospital has a gift shop which is run strictly by volunteers. They have snacks and little homemade things for people to purchase to make the patient’s stay a little more pleasant or put a smile on someone’s face. … Continue reading

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Quilt Canada Classroom Machines

It is hard to believe that Quilt Canada is over. All the work before and then in a blink of an eye, it was done. Everyone has packed up and returned to their homes all across Canada. One of the … Continue reading

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Quilt Canada 2022

Quilt Canada “Reconnected” is being held in Vancouver at the Convention Center this year. June 15th – 18th, 2022. There will be Quilts, Classes, Lectures, Fabric, Notions, Sewing Machines and best of all us! The entire Janome Canada Education Team! … Continue reading

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Keep your Foot Pedal within Easy Reach!

Have you ever sat down to sew; placed your project perfectly under the presser foot of your sewing machine; attempted to start sewing, only to discover your foot pedal is gone?! You search with your foot, and slide a little … Continue reading

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Baby Bibs

With so many babies in my family this year (we are up to 5 in as many months) I thought I would make some very useful gifts. Each baby got a baby quilt, of course, but I wanted to make … Continue reading

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Fundraiser Quilt for Our 4-Legged Furry Friends

If you’ve been a regular reader of Janome Life the past few years, I think you’ve all figured out by now that I am an animal lover. I have many fur babies at home and, when I heard that a … Continue reading

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