Author Archives: trinagallop

Summer Sewing

I hope I don’t jinx it but it feels like we missed spring and went straight from winter into summer here in Manitoba. My sewing definitely switches gears throughout the seasons and the recent warm weather has me thinking about … Continue reading

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Cone of shame alternative

My oldest basset had major surgery recently. I’ll spare you all the details but it was pretty traumatic for both him and I. Thankfully he is home now so we can focus on healing. Part of the surgery required some … Continue reading

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Dresses for all occasions

I’ve been on a bit of a dress making roll lately. Dresses for every occasion! I’ve been using this pattern for dresses for a long time. I started by making this dress for my nieces when they were babies (they … Continue reading

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Quick mini-tote project

There’s something about the New Year that makes me want to organize. I’ve been going through my sewing room and identifying fabric that I need to use up. I’ve also been making quick tote bags to use as project organizers. … Continue reading

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Sewing motivation or motivational sewing?

You might not know it from following me on social media, but I’m a runner. It took me 12 half marathons to finally call myself a real runner, but with my next goal looming on the horizon, I think I … Continue reading

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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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