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.

Spotlight on Janome Dealer: Haus of Stitches in Saskatchewan

While attending the Saskatchewan Stitches Conference in June, two of the classes was held at the Haus of Stitches. These were the ones on the Janome Quilt Maker Pro long arm quilting machine.  The store has a great selection of … Continue reading

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Digitizer MBX V5.5: the catalogue

We shared yesterday about the fonts in Janome Digitizer MBX v 5.5. Today we  share more about this software program:The HTML catalog option has been added to Janome Digitizer MBX V 5.5 update:  digitizer v5.5 . We can now print the … Continue reading


Digitizer MBX V5.5 FONTS

The Digitizer MBX V5.5 includes 11 new fonts built into the software, including 3D fonts for foam embroidery (puffy foam). The software also embroiders True Type fonts already installed in your system. The 11 new fonts are: 3D Brush Script … Continue reading

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Spotlight on Janome Dealer : Prince George Sewing Centre

In the heart of downtown Prince George is a great sewing shop. Prince George Sewing Centre was opened in 1970. The shop is owned and operated by a lovely couple, Norma and Ken. They have so much shared knowledge and … Continue reading

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Janome Digitizer MBX for summer projects?

You’ll find this umbrella design below in the Digitizer V5.5 software. In the photo, you will notice how we changed it with the ‘Object Properties’ menu and selected various embossed stitch fill patterns. The software allows you to customize at … Continue reading

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Skills Canada 2019 Continued

At Skills Canada, in the quadrangle of ‘Creation Mode’, there was a space reserved for another competition, that of the ‘World of Trades’. Two young people qualified for the 2018 “Olympics”. The competition starts and the teachers and coaches encourage … Continue reading

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Skills Canada 2019

Skills Canada 2019 was held in Halifax, Nova Scotia. It was the 25th Canadian Olympiad, but what exactly are the Olympics? The Canadian Olympiads are the only national competition for multiple specialized fields for students and learners across the country. … Continue reading

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Digitizer MBX V5.5

Version 5.5 of Digitizer MBX has been available since the beginning of the year.  This can be purchased from an authorized Janome dealer. The update comes with an instruction book and the USB stick that contains this update. Read the … Continue reading

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Show and Tell inspires us to try similar techniques or project ideas

I was attending an event at Langley Vacuum and Sewing and we were having a show and tell session. There are so many talented people out there. A lot of people doing projects for gifts and charity work. I love … Continue reading

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The Janome AcuSketch app is the perfect tool to draw and embroider a fish…….or anything else you fancy.  Fish drawn on the AcuSketch screen.  Adding details to the fish. The triple straight stitch was selected for the stitch type – … Continue reading

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