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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.

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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Janome Memory Craft 9450QCP – Playing with Stitches

Do you have other hobbies besides sewing or quilting? I dabble with knitting and have invested in some good knitting needles. I’m not going to lie, the sizes that are engraved on the needles are small and hard to read … Continue reading

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Quilting with the Janome 9450QCP

Over the last month, I’ve been becoming acquainted with the Janome Memory Craft 9450QCP. I thought the best way to start with a new machine is to familiarize myself with the kind of sewing and quilting I usually do before … Continue reading

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