Author Archives: trinagallop

Sewing for the Holidays

It’s been a busy December for many reasons. This month always has my Janome Skyline S9 seeing a flurry of activity. I am definitely someone who works to deadline, and Christmas and the holidays is always a hard and fast … Continue reading

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Janome Skyline S9 Knee Lifter

If you have one of the many Janome sewing machines listed here, your machine has a knee lifter! Whether it came with your machine or you were able to purchase one as an accessory, do you take advantage of your … Continue reading

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These are a few of my favourite things….on the Janome Skyline S9

I feel so lucky to have been using the Janome Skyline S9 for several years now. I’ve kinda “grown up” in the Janome Skyline family here on the Janome Life blog. I started with the Janome Skyline S5, moved on … Continue reading

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AcuGuide Cloth Guide and the Janome Skyline S9

I’m going to go out on a limb by saying the Janome AcuGuide Cloth Guide is an underused and over overlooked feature on the Janome Skyline S9. Try it once though and you will be looking for new opportunities to … Continue reading

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My favourite Janome Apps!

There are several Apps that I use on a regular basis with my Janome Skyline S9. These four are my go to for embroidery projects – the Janome AcuEdit, AcuSetter, AcuSketch, and AcuMonitor. And, best thing is they’re all FREE! … Continue reading

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Embroidered Organizer Bags

Mask mandates are different all across the country, but I am just prepping for my first road trip in 18 months and wanted something that would organize my clean and used cloth masks since I live in a province where … Continue reading

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Making dolls and doll clothing on the Janome Skyline S9

One of my daughter’s best friends is moving away soon. My daughter is only three and a half and this is her first best friend. And quite honestly she is handling it way better than her Dad and I are … Continue reading

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In the hoop zipper bags

I have been making “traditional” zipper bags on my Janome Skyline S9 for many years now (you can view some of my older projects here and here). Zipper bags are a fun project to use up scraps and are useful … Continue reading

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Dog (or Cat) Embroidery ID Collars

I’ve had this little project in my head for a while now. There are many good reasons to ensure that your dog (or cat) has some form of ID on their collars. Tags are a traditional method. But there are … Continue reading

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Who let the dogs out?

Last month I shared a post on machine embroidery for stuffed animals featuring cats. I love almost all animals (sorry spiders and snakes) but those who know me well were wondering how I could feature a post on cats when … Continue reading

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