Author Archives: janomeman

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. : )

Janome Education Events

While working in the Janome booth at the larger quilt and sewing shows like the Creativ Festival and Quilt Canada, I’m often asked by attendees about our Janome Education Events, which we offer at the Janome dealerships across the country. … Continue reading

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Spotlight on our Janome Specialty Presser Feet PART 1

Though our Janome sewing machines come with a fabulous array of presser feet; one of our “entry level” models, the Janome 1122 SVU, for example, comes with an impressive 8 feet! The research and development team at Janome is always … Continue reading

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Janome AcuFeed Flex Feet

I’m often asked which is my favourite Janome presser foot, and it’s never a quick, easy answer. It’s like being asked which of your kids is your favourite. You love them all equally, right? RIGHT?! lol! Well, I do indeed … Continue reading

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Janome at African Fashion Week Toronto

If you regularly follow Janome Life, and we certainly hope that you do, as promised I’m back to report on the fabulous time I had as a judge for the Student Design Competition of African Fashion Week Toronto 2018, which … Continue reading

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Spotlight on our Janome Dealer “Sew and Save Centre” in Stratford, Ontario

For those who’ve not visited Southern Ontario, Stratford is a cute, friendly small city with a small-town feel. It’s a beautiful drive and there’s always lots going on. Sure, we’ve all likely heard of the very popular annual Stratford Festival, … Continue reading

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Sew a Rug on the Janome HD 3000BE!

Perhaps you’ve seen the adorable Jelly Roll rugs popping up on social media and at your local quilt shops. The pattern is by Roma Lambson for RJ Designs and pays homage to those oval braided rugs our grandmothers made. This … Continue reading

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Fun and Easy Tote Bag using the Janome HD 3000BE

Recently, I had the pleasure of sewing on the new special Black Edition of the Janome HD 3000. I LOVE the look of this machine and took it along to a quilting retreat so I could really put it through … Continue reading

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Mark your calendars for African Fashion Week August 30 – Sept 2nd, 2018!

Perhaps you’re like me and you love the excitement and inspiration which comes from admiring other artisan’s works. It can really help clear out the cobwebs and kick-start your own burst of creativity. If you’re needing some new inspiration, or … Continue reading

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More FUN and Creativity with the QMP 18

When you have the right tools for the job, it seems there’s never a limit to the amount of fun and creative expression you can have. With Janome, it can be done very quickly and easily, too. Such is the … Continue reading

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Heavy Duty Sewing? Janome HD 3000BE !

Right off the top I’ll say I LOVE this machine! While, yes, it’s true, I love all Janome machines, I particularly fell in love with the Janome HD 3000BE while putting it through it’s paces at a quilting retreat. I … Continue reading

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