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.

Let’s review some features of a Janome Computerized Sewing Machine

Summer does not prevent me from sewing and for two months I make my 2019-2020 wardrobe as well as several samples (about fifty) that I will use during activities at the Janome dealers and shows. The more I use my … Continue reading

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Spotlight on Janome Dealer: Thread and Paper Crafts

I like to create multiple types of things. I sew, knit, crochet, paper tole, cross stitch and the list goes on. I am slowly taking over the house with all my supplies for all my crafts. I walked into Thread … Continue reading

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Artistic Digitizer V1.5

At our recent Janome Dealer Institute, the developers of our  Artistic Digitizer  embroidery software were present for for the unveiling of the new version of the software which is a FREE update….how cool is that?! Janome  has announced the  main … Continue reading

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Janome and Madeira

There’s something new at Janome Canada. We have added several items to the sewing room. In this post, we will tell you about some of the Madeira products.  Janome is the only distributor of Madeira products in Canada. There’s nothing … Continue reading

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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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