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About janomeman

SO many creative possibilities, SEW little time!! I'm so excited to share my love of sewing, quilting and creating with the world! Have fabric, will travel. : )

Tips for Bag Making/ Heavy Duty Sewing

Last year, I was sew excited to be asked to teach classes on sewing an easy, beginner’s tote bag at one of the quilt shops in my area. It’s always fun to meet new people with the same interests, and … Continue reading

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Foot of the Month: Janome Border Guide Foot

One aspect of my job which I dearly love is to travel around to the various Janome dealerships to give presentations on all things Janome; or, as I put it, “to share the Janome love.” It’s such a joy for … Continue reading

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JANOME MACHINE MODEL OF THE MONTH: Janome’s NEW Quilt Maker Pro 16

At Quilt Canada 2017 we had a VERY exciting new addition to the Janome booth – a rather BIG addition! The show launched the official Canadian debut of the fabulous Janome Quilt Maker Pro 18, Janome’s longarm quilting machine. The … Continue reading

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Spotlight on our Janome Dealer “Gem Sewing” of New Liskeard, Ontario

When I lived in downtown Toronto, a friend of mine used to joke that his nose would bleed if he had to go north of Bloor Street. Well, he’d need a full-body transfusion if he tagged along with me when … Continue reading

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Heavy Duty, you say?

In place of our Machine Model of the month series of posts we have been offering since January, Michael takes you on a tour of a SEVEN great heavy duty models in this month’s post. ¬†All of these models are … Continue reading

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Glad you asked that: How do I make my garments look more professional; more unique?

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Serger Savvy for a fun and easy hem finish

It’s no secret that Sergers provide a quick, easy and professional finish to our garment sewing. All of our Janome Sergers, from the entry level Janome Magnolia 7034D, to the new one-push air-thread Janome AT2000D ¬†– they all offer the … Continue reading

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Janome AT2000D #Exciting Features #Janome’s first Air threading serger

You’ve likely heard of the exciting arrival of Janome’s AT2000D Professional¬†serger; Janome’s first award winning serger featuring the amazing air delivery system for quick and easy threading. Here’s a quick little sneak peak of what’s creating all the buzz. There! … Continue reading

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Quilting with the Janome Circular Attachment

The Janome Circular Attachment isn’t anything new; it’s been around for YEARS! It’s one of those tried and true, “if it ain’t broke, don’t fix it” kind-of things. You can’t really improve on perfection. Perhaps you’ve had one in your … Continue reading

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Finish a T-Shirt Quilt with the Janome Quilt Binder Set

Last year I wrote a blog post about making a T-Shirt quilt with a Serger. It was a fun, easy project, especially when using a serger – OH! like the new Janome AT2000D Air Thread serger! When the quilting process … Continue reading

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