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.

Fabric Bookmark from Scraps!

I’m an avid reader and I usually have at least 3 books on the go at one time – yes, I get bored easily! Due to my reading habits, I’m always looking for bookmarks and I’ve found a quick and … Continue reading

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Sewing Buttons can be Fun with the Janome M7!

I’m a quilter and I don’t do clothing repairs, but…I don’t mind sewing buttons on garments or other items because it’s so fun to do with the Janome M7. I’ve got to admit that I find it fascinating and almost … Continue reading

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Displaying Your Photos on the Janome M7

Did you know that you can upload your own photos to display on your Janome Continental M7? Yes, you can and I want to walk you through this process so you can personalize your own Janome Continental M7. When you … Continue reading

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In The Hoop with the Janome 500E

The best part of being a Janome artisan is that I get to play with different machines. While I’m primarily a quilter, I do have a Janome 500E but I haven’t really used it very much. I  know that if … Continue reading

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Machine Stitching Your Quilt Binding

AcuFeed Ditch Quilting foot – SD Foot I love to quilt but one of the quilting things I don’t like to do is hand stitch my bindings. I do a good job but it takes so long to do – … Continue reading

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Changing Embroidery Designs with Artistic Digitizer Software

I had a lot of fun with my Janome 500E and Artistic Digitizer last month making Christmas ornaments for gifts. If you haven’t heard about Janome’s Artistic Digitizer software, you can learn more about it by contacting your local Janome … Continue reading

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Day 3 of our 12 days of Holiday gift ideas with Janome: Circular Sewing Attachment

The Janome Circular Sewing Attachment is my pick for day 3 of Janome’s holiday gift ideas. I love circles, especially when they’re used in quilting designs, and what could be better than the Janome Circular Sewing Attachment for adding circles … Continue reading

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Ruler Work Quilting with the Janome M7

Ruler Work quilting is really free motion quilting using templates or rulers to guide you as you quilt along. It’s fun and a lot easier to do than you would think. The Janome M7 comes with everything you need to … Continue reading

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Free Motion Quilting with the Janome M7

One of the benefits of the Janome Continental M7 is its large throat space. With 13½” of quilting room and all the free motion quilting feet you’ll need included with it, it’s so fun and easy to free motion quilt … Continue reading

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How to Get an Accurate ¼” seam with the Janome M7

Quilters are obsessed with stitching a perfect ¼” seam since this is the seam allowance that you use when you’re quilting and, if you don’t get it right, it can affect your whole project! Lucky for us, the Janome Continental … Continue reading

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