Author Archives: ymenear

About ymenear

I have been sewing my entire life. I love sewing of all types but recently I have focused on quilting and machine embroidery. I am an educator for quilting and embroidery design software and I own and operate a machine embroidery club that teaches students how to use their machine effectively while creating their own unique projects. I love travel and getting to know people from different regions and seeing how they create projects with their machines.

HORIZON LINK SUITE–Stippling

This software CD, that that comes with the Janome Horizon  Memory Craft 15000 Quiltmaker, is more powerful than one might think. AcuFil Tool > Section Create Original >Design <AcuFil Designs >Design >Design Folder <>STIPPLING PARTS >19 patterns are available and we … Continue reading

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Favorite Sewing Machine for Retreats?

          I go to retreats and teach at retreats on a regular basis.  Some retreats are dedicated to machine embroidery and some are dedicated to quilting.  This is a bit of a dilemma for me as … Continue reading

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GET INSPIRED BY JANOME PRODUCTS AT SHOWS!

SEE DEMO’S OF JANOME PRODUCTS AT SHOWS The sewing world is all a buzz over the new Janome Quiltmaker Pro 18 long arm quilting machine.  If you have been following our blog posts during November and December 2017, you will … Continue reading

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Support Your Local Janome Dealer

  As an educator for Janome Canada, I have the privilege of traveling and meeting dealers and their customers.  Some stores are very small and some are large in size.  Depending on the dealership, they may or may not have … Continue reading

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Questions Questions Questions

I am all about embroidery.  My embroidery is on quilts, home decor, clothing, accessories, and so much more.  I love a machine like my Janome Horizon MC 15000 Quiltmaker machine to do all the different embroidered projects I have in … Continue reading

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What’s in your Toolbox?

Of course my most favorite tools are my Janome machines, but what about all the other support tools we use? I think my second most precious tool is my computer with my designing software programs.  I love my machines, but … Continue reading

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Janome Horizon MC 9400 QCP Favorite Feature

Kim Jamieson-Hirst of Chatterbox Quilts is one of our Janome Canada artisans who has been exploring the features of her Janome Horizon Memory Craft 9400 QCP. As Kim is a quilter, stitching an accurate ¼” seam is one of the … Continue reading

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12 Days of Christmas

This  12 Days of Christmas song is stuck in my head.  It did get me to thinking of how many options, features, feet, and accessories I use on any one project I am making.  I feel I can use more … Continue reading

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Shining the spotlight on Janome Dealer’s store……Findlays Vacuum & Sewing in Vernon, BC

You don’t need to be a huge store in order to have a great sewing machine business.  Recently, I traveled to Vernon which is a relatively small town in the mountains of British Columbia.  I went there to present a … Continue reading

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Horizon Link Suite for Janome MC Horizon 15000 Quiltmaker

The new Horizon Quilt Maker 15000 comes with  very powerful computer software called HORIZON LINK SUITE  V1.30. This software  communicates with the machine with its different tabs: EmbLinkTool: allows to edit embroidery patterns, make compositions or operate the MC15000 by remote control PatternComboTool: allows you to create … Continue reading

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