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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

Spotlight on Janome’s Horizon Link Software Part 5: Stitch Composer

Today, we’ll be continuing our look at Janome’s amazing computer software, Stitch Composer, which is part of the Horizon Link Suite software included with the Janome MC15000 Quiltmaker and its pervious versions. For a review of my previous posts on this … Continue reading

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Saturday Sewing: A Truck Load of FUN with a FREE Janome Embroidery design!

Ok, hands up everyone! How many of you have jeans in your house which look like this? Maybe not you, but what about your husband/ partner/ kids? Don’t worry, I won’t ask how long you’ve been intending to fix them. … Continue reading

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Quick, Upcycled N95 Mask Covers

It appears we doubled up today. Janomeman also wrote a post about Janome sewing masks. Rather than not publishing one of them, I decided to publish both! Enjoy the 2 perspectives on the mask sewing saga! Ed. We’re all looking … Continue reading

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Saturday Sewing: quick, easy and inexpensive Upcycled Summer Beach Bag

Here’s a super-quick and easy project, one which won’t break the bank. I’ve been wanting to tackle this for quite some time, actually, so now seems the perfect time! How about turning a bathroom floor mat, or even a small … Continue reading

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Sharing the Janome Love: a peek at some of the Janome machines in my sewing room

During many of my education events at various Janome dealerships, or when working in the Janome booth at various shows, I’ve often been asked which Janome machines I had in my sewing room at home. With the help of my … Continue reading

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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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