Category Archives: Decorative stitches

Elongating your satin stitches

Do you recognize the stitches around the edge of this apron? Maybe? Maybe not? They are found on many of our Janome sewing machines but have been elongated . The best thing about this feature is that we can stretch … Continue reading

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Part 2 of Quick and Easy T-Shirt Tote Bag

Today I’ll be finishing the cute T-Shirt tote bag I wrote about in an earlier post this week. here on Janome Life. If you haven’t done so yet, be sure to click on the “Follow” button to the right of your … Continue reading

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JUST LOOK AT WHAT POPPED INTO MY INBOX TODAY!

We have mentioned the great website SEW4HOME  many times on janomelife. And today just lookie what popped into my inbox today: Our very own Education Coordinator at Janome America, Nancy Fiedler,  provided this information to SEW4HOME  about how to turn … Continue reading

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Candlewick by machine?

Candlewicking Or Candlewick, is a form of white work embroidery that traditionally uses an unbleached cotton thread on a piece of unbleached muslin. It gets its name from the nature of the soft spun cotton thread, which was braided, then … Continue reading

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FUN TECHNIQUE: HOW TO MAKE ADDITIONAL DECORATIVE STITCHES FOR YOUR SEWING MACHINE

I have had a lot of fun playing around with STITCH COMPOSER in our Janome Horizon Link Suite software. This is one of the components of a software package that comes standard with the Janome MC15000 and is called Horizon Link … Continue reading

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Decorative Stitches Add Dynamic Detail to Projects

Do you Have a Go-To Favourite? Today, over at Will Cook for Shoes (WCFS), Trina shares a great new project for the sewing room in Sew Organized. Her Sewing Machine Mat is an elegant and practical project for dressing up your … Continue reading

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Highlights of the Windsor Quilt Show 2015

It was so nice to meet everyone and see all the beautiful quilts at the quilt show! So many talented people! And I have to be careful not to say ladies! As many men are taking up the craft. Here is Vic’s, … Continue reading

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SOMETHING FOR JANOME HORIZON MC12000 OWNERS

You might remember we featured the Janome Mc12000 WORKBOOK a while back?  We have a small amount of this great workbook binder in stock but once they are gone….they really will be gone! We will not be getting anymore.  So about now is … Continue reading

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MARCH 2015 “MEND IT BETTER” BOOK WINNER AND APRIL 2015 GIVE-AWAY ANNOUNCEMENT

We are happy to announce the computer generated/randomly selected winner of the March Book: “Mend it Better” by Kristin M. Roach – published and donated by Storey Publishing.   And the winner is  Joyce G, customer at Lethbridge Sewing Center, Lethbridge, … Continue reading

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JUST TAKE A LOOK AT THIS: DOODLING WITH DECORATIVE STITCHES

I recently bumped into my friend & fellow Janome Educator, Nancy Fiedler, at a show, where she gave an enthusiastic lecture on what she has been doing with Janome decorative stitches and embroidery designs. Like what you see with pen … Continue reading

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