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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. : )

Add A New Dimension To Your Quilting

I alluded to this in a previous post: While working recently in the Janome booth at the Courtepointe Quebec quilt show I demonstrated the fun, fabulous and versatile Couching Foot set available for Janome’s Quilt Maker Pro 18. Conveniently they … Continue reading

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Sharing the Janome Love

As part of my job as Educator with Janome, I love that I travel far and wide to share the Janome love. It’s so fun, rewarding and inspiring to me to meet fellow Janome fans and users. After-all, YOU are … Continue reading

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Look Who I Ran Into!

The wonderful thing about the sewing/quilting world is that in spite of being a global, MULTI-BILLION DOLLAR business, it really is quite a small industry. It’s such a joy for me to travel anywhere in the world with Janome and … Continue reading

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Quilting with Janome at Courtepointe Quebec

I’ve recently returned from a fabulous week in Quebec working the Janome booth at the Courtepointe Quebec quilt show which is held in the province every two years. As a tip, if you don’t have it already on your computer, … Continue reading

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A New Look at Sergers: Part 3 – Make a T-Shirt Quilt with the Serger

To continue our look at getting the most out of your serger, a quick and easy project is to turn that pile of ripped, old, yet sentimental T-Shirts into a fun and functional quilt. Yes! The serger, ( I use … Continue reading

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Sitting On Pins and Needles?

No matter what the skill level or what project is being created….. be it garments, or quilts, or craft projects; I think it’s safe to say that the humble little straight pin is one of those timeless universal notions which … Continue reading

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A New Look At Sergers: Part 2 – Quilting With Your Serger.

To help celebrate National Serger Month, today’s post will focus on getting the most out of your serger by using it in a different way, for a different application than we’ve traditionally been accustomed. Sergers aren’t just for finishing seams … Continue reading

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Janome’s Got You Covered

When I work at the quilting/ sewing shows, I’m sometimes asked “Did my machine come with……….?” While I’d love to say that I always know the answer to what comes with each and every machine in the Janome line; sometimes … Continue reading

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A New Look at Sergers – Part 1

For my next series of posts I’m going to focus on a fabulous machine which I feel anyone who sews should have in their studio – The Serger aka Overlock machine. I love working the Janome booth at shows because … Continue reading

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Unboxing a New “Toy”

Regardless of the time of year, getting a new sewing machine feels just like Christmas morning. The anticipation of ripping open the box, getting out all the parts and pieces in order to sew brings out the kid in all … Continue reading

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