Category Archives: Creativity

EYE CANDY FROM TALENTED JANOME PEOPLE at SNIP and STITCH SEWING CENTRE

I wanted to share these great show & tell projects from Janome customers at SNIP AND STITCH SEWING CENTRE in Nanaimo, BC.  I know how talented so many of our  Janome customers are…….you have shown me over & over the wonderful … Continue reading

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CREATING ORDER OUT OF CHAOS?

Well, it sure is that time of the year where we take stock of our lives, what we do, and what we’d like to do moving forward. There is often the making of all sorts of New Year’s resolutions. Have … Continue reading

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QUILT FUSION

Have you heard about QUILT FUSION? This free quilt software was used to design the One World quilt and can be used to create your own fusible applique patterns.   Please check out their website.  If you need a little help … Continue reading

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…………….AND GREEN IT IS!

I happen to love most shades of green so I’m pleased about this. But the question is……what to create using this colour? I gathered together just a few things as a start. I like to do this as I find … Continue reading

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WISHING YOU A VERY MERRY JANOMELIFE CHRISTMAS!

Everyone here at janomelife blog and the Janome Canada office wishes you a wonderful Christmas and the very best sewing and embroidery year ever in 2017!    Fancy making one of these fabric trees above? Check out this website for … Continue reading

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WHAT IS SANTA BRINGING YOU THIS CHRISTMAS?

              Have you been naughty or nice?!  Today we feature useful totes, bags & caddy’s you need to store all your Best Loved Janome accessories. Janome presents 2 different sets of deluxe roller totes and … Continue reading

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WE SHINE THE SPOTLIGHT ON THE EXTRAORDINARY QUILTER CARYL BRYER FALLERT-GENTRY

  I was fortunate enough to recently travel south of our border into Washington State with a good quilting friend of mine to hear Caryl Bryer Fallert-Gentry speak at a Quilting Guild meeting. Despite the windy and rainy weather, my … Continue reading

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BOOK REVIEW: STONE THREADS by Maggie Vanderweit

Don’t you just love the feel of a glossy, “coffee table” book in your hands? I was given STONE THREADS by Maggie Vanderweit as a gift a few months back and it is still gracing my coffee table! I love … Continue reading

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CONFESSIONS OF A SEWAHOLIC: JANOME DAYS AT SNIP & STITCH, NANAIMO, BC

Janome Days at Snip an Stitch, Nanaimo was enjoyed by many new and long standing customers last month. I know I sure had a great deal of fun too!  We covered these topics – all in lecture demo format: Exploring … Continue reading

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GLORIA LOUGHMAN FROM AUSTRALIA VISITS BC, CANADA

I own all 3 of Gloria Loughman’s quilting books. I suppose you could call me an ardent fan although I have not yet made a quilt using the techniques she covers in her books……..but possibly I will one day?! Who … Continue reading

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