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About janomeman

As Janome Canada's National Consumer Education Manager, I'm SEW excited to share my love of sewing, quilting and all things creative with everyone at our fabulous new Janome Sewing and Learning Centre in Oakville, ON. Have an idea for a class, or to be put onto our mailing list, E-mail me at classes@janome-canada.com

Don’t forget the bobbin area!

With many of us at home sewing more than usual, our machines need a little extra attention to ensure they’ll run optimally until their next official service. Regularly cleaning out the bobbin area is an easy, and essential step of … Continue reading

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Spotlight on Janome’s Horizon Link Suite software Part 4: AcuFil Tool

Today we’ll delve into my favourite section of Horizon Link Suite, AcuFil Tool, which turns your ordinary embroidery machine into an extra-ordinary quilting machine! Please be sure to review my previous posts on HLS by clicking the link HERE. You … Continue reading

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Spotlight on Janome’s Horizon Link Suite software Part 3: Pattern Combo Tool

Continuing our series on Janome’s fabulous software program Horizon Link Suite, for the Janome MC 15000 Quiltmaker, (and versions 1 and 2 of the Janome MC15000), today’s topic is Pattern Combo Tool. To review Part 1 and Part 2 on … Continue reading

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Part 2 of Quick and Easy T-Shirt Tote Bag

Today I’ll be finishing the cute T-Shirt tote bag I wrote about in an earlier post this week. here on Janome Life. If you haven’t done so yet, be sure to click on the “Follow” button to the right of your … Continue reading

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Quick and Easy T-Shirt Tote Bag On the Fabulous NEW Janome Continental M7P

Looking for a fun, quick and easy project which won’t break the bank? How about turning a T-Shirt – old or new – into a handy, environmentally-friendly tote? Creative inspiration struck as I skimmed through the racks of one of … Continue reading

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Presser Foot Versatility with Janome

One thing I hear over and over again from Janome fans is that they love, love, LOVE all the presser feet which came with their machines! Even Janome’s “entry level” machines, such as the adorable Janome Blue Couture, or Janome … Continue reading

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Spotlight on Janome’s Horizon Link Suite software Part 2: EmbLink Tool

There is a lot of GOOD information in this blog post.  If you want to refer to it again & again, my advice would be to flag the email you received alerting you to the publishing of this  post and/or … Continue reading

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Skipped Stitches Solutions Part 3

In this final installment of tips and tricks to prevent and eliminate skipped and wonky stitches, we’ll literally get to the bottom of the issue and look at the bobbin and bobbin holder of your machine. Please review my previous posts, … Continue reading

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Skipped Stitches Solutions Part 2

Today, I’ll continue to share more tips and tricks to help eleviate the universal pet-peeve of the dreaded skipped stitch. Please click on this link to review Part 1. Most of the time, a bit of tweaking with your tools … Continue reading

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Skipped Stitches Solutions Part 1

A question we educators are often asked is, “How do I eliminate skipped stitches?” It’s a frustrating occurrence which happens to us all at one time or another, regardless of which brand of machine we use, or it’s value. Skipped … Continue reading

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