Author Archives: Monique Wilson

Getting Started with a Janome Quilt Maker Longarm Quilting Machine

Did you just purchase a Janome Quilt Maker longarm quilting machine, or are thinking of getting one? I am learning so much about my Janome Quilt Maker Pro 20 and wanted to share some insight, and little tips and tricks … Continue reading

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Joining Batting Tips

Do you have pieces of batting left over from a project and wonder what to do with them? Pieces you’d like to use up instead of adding them to the landfill. Little scraps might end up as stuffing for a … Continue reading

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Janome Quilt Maker Pro 20

I am so excited about the new machine in our studio. I am very lucky to now have access to a Janome Quilt Maker Pro 20 with the Pro Stitcher to boot! It arrived a few weeks ago and is … Continue reading

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Janome Quilt Maker Pro 20

What a great time we had at Quilt Canada 2022 in Vancouver! I got to play on the Janome Quilt Maker Pro 20 the whole time. I also learned so much and I can’t wait to share everything there is … Continue reading

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Janome Presser Foot Workbook

Yes! Janome has a Workbook for presser feet which is an excellent resource for any sewist’s library. There’s also several additional addendums available, like how to use the Janome Quilt Binder Attachment. You’ll find out all the functions one presser … Continue reading

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Janome’s Patented Needle Plates

Janome’s patented needle plates are designed with etched guides to aid in fabric alignment when sewing. Your instruction manual shares tips about using them, but here are detailed explanations and illustrations to help you understand these engraved markings in order … Continue reading

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AcuStitch V2.10: Free Update

This software from Janome allows you to embroider geometric shapes with decorative stitches. It allows you to modify the width of the pattern, the length as well as the distance between each pattern in addition to choosing the radius, the … Continue reading

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Clasp Stitch using the Janome MC 9450QCP

Here is another useful technique I found in the Janome MC9450 QCP Workbook. Do you have quilt tops you just want to get quilted quickly? Maybe you have a quilt you will give as a gift or is more of … Continue reading

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Threads – which one to use for quilting?

I love threads! They’re like candy to me and just as addictive. I especially love Madeira and Hilos Iris threads. Did you know that Janome Canada is a distributor of these threads, so they’re conveniently available from your Janome Dealer? … Continue reading

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Gifts from the Heart – Labels

How many times do quilters/sewists give away their precious quilts without adding a label? In our haste to complete a project and gift to it’s recipient, I’m sure we’ve all been guilty of neglecting to sew on a label with … Continue reading

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