Author Archives: Monique Wilson

Janome’s Top of the Line MC15000 Quilt Maker; Sewing, Quilting and Embroidery Machine

I consider myself a newbie to the world of Embroidery, so you might think this top-of-the-line (TOL) machine might be too much for a beginner. That’s exactly how I felt, but was also SO excited to learn! I’ve been using … Continue reading

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Saturday Sewing – Bosal Baskets

These quick and easy baskets are perfect for a last minute project, to make as gifts or to get your kids, grandchildren, or anyone involved in sewing. They are sturdy and use Bosal foam; a flexible stiffener to give shape … Continue reading

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Letters from the Long Arm: Batting 101

Did you know there is wrong side of batting?  Batting is just as important in the quilting process as the fabric you choose for your quilt.  My favourite batting is wool.  I will often double layer the batting with a … Continue reading

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Amazing Threads for the Long Arm

What kind of thread can you use on your Long Arm Janome Quilt Maker Pro?  Here are just a few I have put through the test and they are all great and have their own look.  Why not use the … Continue reading

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Preparing your Quilt Top for Quilting

Now that you have finished the quilt top, you need to get it ready for quilting, either on your Janome Quilt Maker Pro 18; Janome Quilt Maker Pro 16; Janome Artistic Quilter SD16 or your Janome domestic machine. Here’s a … Continue reading

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Quilting Textures

I finished the Quilt top, Now What? How do I quilt this beautiful quilt top I’ve just spent hours sewing? This is a very common dilemma most quilters find themselves in. Here are a few questions you should ask yourself before … Continue reading

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Janome Spool Stand

I am so happy to have received this Spool Stand for the Janome MC15000 Quiltmaker.  No more threads hanging out to the side of the machine. The 5 pin Spool Stand will also fit on the Janome MC9450, Skyline Series … Continue reading

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Saturday Sewing – Fabric Trash Bag

This fabric trash bag is perfect to hang by your sewing machine to collect all those threads and bits, or even hang in your car for handy access. It’s a perfect beginner project, and eco-friendly, too! Materials Needed: 2 x … Continue reading

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Janome Rulers and Templates

I am so excited to receive this package in the mail today.  Check out these Rulers for Ruler Quilting on a Domestic Machine,….I love them. These rulers are great to create designs on any quilt or table runners and toppers.  … Continue reading

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Couching and Embellishing

Do you want to add a little something to that Jean Jacket or that throw pillow? Why not use couching …… and it’s fun!  You get to use all those fun yarns with sparkles if you wish. To practice first, … Continue reading

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