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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. : )

Quick and Easy Quilting Fun with Janome

I think something which we’re all looking for these days is more time. Time to complete our growing list of responsibilities, but also time to try to complete our growing list of fun, creative sewing and quilting projects we want … Continue reading

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Part #2 of Shirt-Making Details

A couple of weeks ago, I wrote about a men’s casual dress shirt I sewed here on janomelife. I shared some tips and showed some of the Janome presser feet and accessories I used which helped make the process easier, … Continue reading

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Part #1 of Shirt-Making Details

There’s many reasons why we sew, but for me, one of the strongest reasons is that I’ve seen fabric I just HAD to have. Sound familiar? I know I’m not alone! lol! Fabric often inspires much of my sewing and … Continue reading

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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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