Author Archives: Kim Jamieson-Hirst

About Kim Jamieson-Hirst

Quilter, Host at Chatterbox Quilts and The Quilter's Way, inspiring and encouraging quilters through education.

Automatic Presser Foot Lifter on the Janome MC9400

One of the very helpful features on the Janome MC9400 is the automatic presser foot lift function. While you might be used to raising and lowering your presser foot manually, the Janome MC9400 has an automatic presser foot lifter that … Continue reading

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Using the Cloth Guide on the Janome MC9400

Whether you are a quilter or a garment sewist you need to sew an accurate seam width. There are various methods that stitchers use to stitch exactly a certain distance from the needle: masking tape on the bed of their … Continue reading

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Setting up the AcuFeed Flex System and Walking Feet

When I first got the Janome MC9400, I was really pleased that it came with a walking foot. It’s sometimes called an even feed foot and it is a foot that can be used with the AcuFeed Flex System on … Continue reading

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Quilt-as-you-go Table Runner Made Easy with the Janome AcuFeed Flex System

I recently had to whip up a quick project to celebrate a special friend’s 60th birthday and decided to make her a QAYG table runner using the Janome Horizon Memory Craft 9400 QCP. If you don’t know what “QAYG” stands … Continue reading

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The HP Foot and Needle Plate for the Janome MC9400; MC15000 AND MC6700P

One of my favourite combinations on the Janome MC9400 is the HP foot and needle plate. As a quilter, I value the ability of a sewing machine to make a good straight stitch and a perfect 1/4″ seam. I get … Continue reading

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New 1/4″ seam foot for the Janome MC9400

If you’ve been reading my blogposts on the Accessory Upgrade Kit for the Janome MC9400 and the feet that are included in that kit, you’ll realize that this blogpost must be about the 4th & final foot in the upgrade … Continue reading

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New QZ Variable Zigzag foot for the Janome MC9400 and MC15000

If you like to do thread painting, you’ll love the new QZ Variable Zigzag foot that is included in the Accessory Upgrade kit for the Janome MC9400. For information on the Accessory Upgrade Kit, please click here. This foot is … Continue reading

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Quilt Canada 2018 Quilted Postcard Challenge

Have you ever made a fabric postcard? I hadn’t, but when I found out that there was going to be a quilted postcard challenge at Quilt Canada in Vancouver, B.C., where Janome Canada will be one of the sponsors, I … Continue reading

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New Open-Toe Free Motion Foot for the Janome MC9400

There’s a new free motion foot in town: the open-toe PD-H foot! If you’re wondering why the PD-H foot or darning foot is included in the Accessory Upgrade Kit for the Janome MC9400, let me explain. If you aren’t familiar … Continue reading

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New QR Ruler Foot for the Janome MC9400

For those of you who have been patiently waiting for the “official” ruler foot to be released, you’ll be thrilled to know that the QR ruler foot is now available! It is one of the four feet included in the … Continue reading

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