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. : )

Introducing the NEW Skyline S6

There’s been LOTS of buzz recently as Janome announced the arrival of 10 – YES! 10 NEW sewing machines this Fall and Winter season. Can you believe that? 10! Who wouldn’t LOVE a new sewing machine! Janome educators were recently … Continue reading

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The NEW Janome MC 9450QCP offers even more “flex”ibility with AcuFeed!

I recently sewed a set of 4 placemats, a table runner and 4 mug rugs from a beautiful indigo blue layer cake. I decided to try a different quilting technique on each of the placemats. I quilted one placemat, the … Continue reading

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Foot of the Month: Janome Piping Foot

Editor: We know you really like our Foot of the month series which we have offered for many years. (You might like to do a search for Foot of the month in the search box to find all the many … Continue reading

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Christmas Countdown ……Gift suggestion #5: Janome Quilt binder and Tape stand

Just 5 days to go! Gift Suggestion #5:  The Janome Quilt Binder Set and Tape Stand One of the most precious gifts to give someone is time. It’s a very valuable, universal gift because who doesn’t need more time these … Continue reading

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Christmas Countdown….. Gift suggestion #4 – colourful sewing machines

Only 6 days left! Gift suggestion #4: our Janome Colourful series  of machines. Who wouldn’t LOVE to find a brand new sewing machine under their Christmas tree this year? Even if you already own a machine, or two (or eleven … Continue reading

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Part 2: Sewing with Panels

Please refer to our janomelife post on Monday 10 December where we featured Part 1: Sewing with panels. I wrote about using printed panels as a jumping off point to spark your creativity/ They’re your not so blank, blank canvas … Continue reading

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Part 1 Sewing with Panels

If inspiration has been eluding you lately, consider using one of the widely available, often inexpensive printed panels to get those creative juices flowing. Printed panels are a terrific jumping off point for creativity. They are your not so blank, … Continue reading

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Foot of the month series: Janome’s Edge Guide Foot

If you’ve been struggling to sew in a neat, straight line, particularly at a higher speed, Janome has several presser feet available to help you out. One foot I particularly enjoy using is Janome’s Edge Guide foot, (foot SE) which … Continue reading

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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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