Category Archives: Janome Artisan

Dreadful Beginnings? The Joy of Costume Making

Many first-time sewing stories begin with “My {son, daughter, niece, grandson, etc…} wanted to be their very favourite {super hero, super villain, princess, lion, toy train or pizza slice…} for Halloween. How could I say no? So, I learned to … Continue reading

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Oh Canada! Maple leaf Quilt Pattern and Aurifil Canada 150 Thread box giveaway

The Oh Canada! Maple Leaf Quilt Pattern is Finally Available + a limited time offer of another pattern  (fabric buckets) from Tamara Kate (see below) . Tamara Kate of Kayajoydesigns.com is one of our Janome Canada artisans who has been featured … Continue reading

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Guest blog post from Janome Canada Artisan Jeannie Jenkins.

Jeannie Jenkins is one of our Janome Canada Artisans, sews on the Janome 1600P  and she has a neat project to share today: This is Canada’s 150th birthday and I wanted to create a quilt of the Canadian flag out … Continue reading

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Guest blog post from Janome Artisan: Tania Denyer

Tania Denyer has shared some artistic, quilting ideas in a previous post   as well as offering us 2 great projects in the 2017 Cross Canada Look book. See http://www.janomemaker.com. Tania sews on our Janome Skyline s7 and has another artistic quilting … Continue reading

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Netted Wash Bag

Who loves doing laundry? (WOW – I can’t believe how many people just raised their hand! Haha!) I have to admit, it’s not my most favourite thing in the world. I’d definitely rather be sewing or knitting than sorting my … Continue reading

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We shine the spotlight on Janome Canada Artisan: Jeannie Jenkins

INTRODUCING JANOME ARTISAN, Jeannie Jenkins who lives in Ontario, Canada and sews on our Janome 1600P . Jeannie learned to sew when she was 7 years old and began making her own clothes at age 10. Sewing has always been part of her … Continue reading

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We shine the spotlight on Janome Canada Artisan: Ron Collins

Ron Collins is a sewing star in Canada and beyond. He is a Saskatchewan guy who is known across Canada for his casual yet expert tuition offered in workshops to people wanting to learn more about pattern fitting and garment … Continue reading

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Andrea Ford of Re:Style Studio Toronto: PIPING PART 1

PIPING IN UPHOLSTERY  Andrea Ford, founder of RE:Style Studio RESTYLESTUDIOTORONTO.COM                Piping is one of the key sewing skills used in upholstery, and knowing how to make piping properly – and how to use … Continue reading

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We shine the spotlight on our Janome Canada Artisan: Cynthia Frenette

Cynthia has been working with Janome Canada for a while and I know that many of you have seen some of her work firsthand as we carried some of Cynthia’s lovely Maker Series items around to show you at shows … Continue reading

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Merry and Bright Stitching

Making the Most of Your Quilt Stitching Those of you familiar with the Janome Look Book know that Artisan Cynthia Frenette made a splash with the Janome Serpentine stitch for quilting pillow tops and place mats. Now she shares a … Continue reading

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