Category Archives: JANOME CONSUMER PROJECTS

PROJECT IDEA: DRAWSTRING TRAVEL JEWELRY CASE

I have had one of these useful little jewelry keepers for many, many years. My late cousin (who I remember very fondly) made one for me as a gift and I have had it since before I emigrated to Canada. … Continue reading

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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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Everyday Solutions

I think this is one of my favourite parts of sewing. Have a need for something? Make it yourself! I know I sometimes take creating things myself to a new level. And it doesn’t matter whether it is sewing or … Continue reading

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Tamara Kate Quilt Along Winner

The Oh-So-Pretty Prize Package has a Winner We have received so many great comments about the Tamara Kate Quilt Along pattern and blog posts. It seems like Tamara’s rainbow palette, detailed instructions and walking foot quilting ideas were very well … Continue reading

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Tamara Kate Quilt Along: Part 3

Welcome back to the Whatever the Weather Quilt Along! by Tamara Serrao, Tamara Kate Designs So, you’ve chosen and cut your fabrics and you’ve built your rainbow wheel and dealt with all those angles. Now it’s time to quilt your … Continue reading

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Whatever the Weather Quilt Along, Part 2: Building the Quilt Top

Building the Quilt Top – Working with Angles Tamara Kate designer, Tamara Serrao Welcome back for the second session to help you through building your Whatever the Weather Quilt. Last week I talked about selecting colours and fabrics for the … Continue reading

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What Will You Make Today?

September Resolution: Making Happiness! They say that September might be the best time for New Year’s resolutions, as it is a natural time of renewal and starting fresh. We’re brushing the sand from our toes and seeing kids off to … Continue reading

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Multi-crafting: Storage for what-nots and make-alots

I’m a sewer, knitter, spinner, baker, embroiderer… I could go on. But basically, what I’m trying to say is I have more than just one creative outlet. In fact, I have many. So many that I now have to stop … Continue reading

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Making Merry: That’s a Wrap Edition

Welcome to Day 12 of Making Merry with Janome Today we wrap up our 12 days of holiday focused sewing and crafting with, well… wrapping. Instead of sewing, we look at the eco-friendly, Japanese tradition of furoshiki (the link is an … Continue reading

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Making Merry: Trina Edition

Welcome to day 5 of Making Merry with Janome As the number of available pre-holiday weekends counts down, there’s limited time left for crafting. One item that many of us think about {aka: imagine, but never quite finish}: making a … Continue reading

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