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ARTISTIC DIGITIZER: Dealing with Overlap

An embroidery design is created from many elements.  Those elements look best when the under laying stitches do not bleed through or create a bump in the top layer of stitches.  To accomplish this we need to remove over-lap elements.  … Continue reading

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What is the Elongation function?

Yes indeed, WHAT IS ELONGATION FUNCTION? Sounds fancy and it is. Many of our Janome models have this function but you may be unaware of the creative fun sitting right there in front of you…….so here’s a heads up for … Continue reading

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Serger TLC

No matter which Janome Serger you may have, or perhaps are thinking of acquiring, a little TLC on a regular basis will ensure it continues to deliver the top-quality results we desire and have come to expect.   We’re all … Continue reading

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ARTISTIC DIGITIZER: Save time with auto digitizing as opposed to manual punching.

It takes time to create a beautiful embroidery design.  Artistic Digitizer helps us by utilizing graphic images to auto digitize them for us. Understanding file types will help us on our way. Here is a quick review to help save … Continue reading

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Saturday Sewing: What about a simple little zipper bag?

It’s summer and maybe you would rather be outdoors in the sunshine and not sewing in your sewing room? Do remember that you can always take your sewing machine out onto the patio and sew there!! I sure will be … Continue reading

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Sew4Home on Tutto bags and cases

Doesn’t your machine deserve to get out and about?! By: Liz Johnson, Senior Editor, Sew4Home.com No doubt your sewing machine has a special space in your home. Maybe a whole room of its own, maybe just a small table in … Continue reading

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Saturday Sewing with Janome: Raw Edge Applique on Vinyl

Today Janomegirl offers a very novel way to use our Janome AcuSketch App + other Janome Apps with this great summer project……….just in time for summer. We wanted to show you a high tech method for doing your applique! Of … Continue reading

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ARTISTIC DIGITIZER: Pattern & Design Information

Embroidery design information is essential in helping to choose the fabric, stabilizer, thread weight, and colors.  Artistic Digitizer aids our decision making by providing all these little details right on the screen for us. Open the program and bring in … Continue reading

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SATURDAY SEWING WITH JANOME: make a cute pin cushion using the hand look quilting stitch

Did you know you can do “hand quilting” by machine? Yes, you can……in a fraction of the time it takes to put your thimble on your finger, run your thread through bees wax and then try to do that rocking … Continue reading

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HD (heavy duty) ROLLER FOOT

On our Saturday Sewing slot here on Janome Life last Saturday 5th June, Celine from Blue Calla Patterns and one of our Janome Canada artisans, used the HD roller foot as she sewed cork applique onto a bag. Check this … Continue reading

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