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About melissamarginet

Melissa Marginet is an avid quilter whose passion is to teach and inspire other quilters. She is known for quilting with a walking foot and travels Canada to teach her techniques and empower quilters to quilt their own quilts on their home sewing machines. She is now also offering her classes online. She has published two books, “Walking Foot Quilting Designs” and “Edge-to-Edge Walking Foot Quilting Designs” as well as several quilt patterns. You can visit her website melissamarginet.ca to find out more about her and see her work.

Janome Quilt Along 2022 – Part 4

Welcome back to the Janome Quilt Along; a monthly blog series to help you learn and improve your quilting skills. If you’re just joining in now, you can find all the previous posts here: Janome Quilt Along! – Introduction including supply … Continue reading

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Janome Quilt Along 2022 – Part 3

Welcome back to the quilt along. If you’re just joining in now, you can find the previous posts here: Janome Quilt Along! – Introduction including supply list Janome Quilt Along 2022 – Part 1 – Making the Checkerboard blocks Janome Quilt Along 2022 … Continue reading

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Janome Quilt Along 2022 – Part 2

Welcome back to the quilt along. If you’re just joining in now, you can find the previous posts here: Janome Quilt Along! – Introduction including supply list Janome Quilt Along 2022 – Part 1 – Making the Checkerboard blocks Today we … Continue reading

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Janome Quilt Along 2022 – Part 1

Welcome to Part 1 of the Janome Quilt Along. I’m so glad you are joining me! Today we will be constructing 3 checkerboard blocks and prepare them for quilting. If you missed last month’s post, the project description and fabric … Continue reading

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Janome Quilt Along!

I am excited to introduce you to the Janome Quilt Along, 2022! There is more than one way to quilt your quilt and there is more than one way to quilt your quilt using your domestic sewing machine. I invite … Continue reading

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High Performance Laptop Case

After a long time not seeing my parents, I was finally able to make the drive to spend a week with them. I needed to take my laptop with me and had two options on how to pack it: protect … Continue reading

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Saturday Sewing with Janome which gives you a great opportunity to Practice! Practice! Practice!

Do you need to practice your quilting before you tackle that quilt? Whether it’s walking foot quilting, free motion quilting, or ruler work, it’s a good idea to try it out before you start quilting that special quilt. Most quilters … Continue reading

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The Versatility of the AcuFeed Flex System

Did you know you can make an entire quilt with the AcuFeed Flex System? Just by changing the foot on the AcuFeed Flex System you have everything you need to do just that. There is a foot for each step … Continue reading

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Day 12 of our 12 Days of Holiday Gifts with Janome: AcuFeed Flex Open Toe Foot

When asked what one Janome accessory I could not do without, my immediate answer is the AcuFeed Flex Open Toe Foot. I quilt all of my quilts with the AcuFeed Flex foot and I want to have a clear view … Continue reading

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Playing with Janome Stitches – Part II

If like me, you’re sewing machine is used mostly for piecing and quilting, you probably haven’t explored all the beautiful decorative stitches your machine has to offer. Every time you lift the top of your Janome MC9450 you see all … Continue reading

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