Author Archives: Monique Wilson

MC9450 Workbook – Quilting

As mentioned in a previous blog post, The Janome Horizon Memory Craft 9450 QCP Workbook has been a real help in getting me to try new things with my much-loved Janome MC9450 QCP machine. For example, do you have batting … Continue reading

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Janome Memory Craft 9450 QCP Workbook!

Did you purchase a Janome MC 9450 QCP recently, or are thinking to purchase, and now you want to learn all the functions available in your machine? You’re in luck! There is a Janome MC 9450 QCP Workbook available from … Continue reading

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Machine Quilting Gift Giving Ideas

Do you have a Christmas Gift Idea List ready? Now is the perfect time to add items you have always wanted to try or need to get those quilt tops finished. The Janome Sew Comfortable quilting rulers and templates are … Continue reading

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Halloween Goodie Bag

Fabric and Notions 3 Fat Quarters – mine are from Northcott Janome ¼” Foot with guide Madeira Black Thread Iron Scissors Ruler Pins A piece of Ricrac or Ribbon Cutting Instructions: From the Exterior Top Fabric Cut 2 pieces 3 … Continue reading

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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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