Category Archives: Janome creativity

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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WONDERFUL PROJECT TUTORIAL FROM JANOME CANADA ARTISAN: CYNTHIA FRENETTE

Cynthia shared this project with me recently and one quick look at it and I knew you would love it! What a magic way to use up scraps of fabric and end up with a one-of-a-kind fabric/rope bowl. Cynthia sews … 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 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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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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LOVE IS IN THE AIR………..

Gotta tell you something humourous…….So, this morning I wished him Happy Valentine’s Day. His reply was “Oh, is that what it is today?” I just laughed.  In all fairness, he had only just woken up and had not yet drunk … Continue reading

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CHRISTMAS CAME IN A BIG WAY TO JANOME IN LANGLEY, BC

I have shared pics of the lovely projects the customers at Langley Vacuum and Sewing in Langley, BC do each Christmas. To review: Trudy and her staff pack up little kits with Christmas fabric and (for 2016) they added bits … 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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PUTTING YOUR JANOME EMBROIDERY MACHINE TO WORK: SUPER QUICK IN-THE-HOOP PROJECTS

THE MAGIC OF IN-THE-HOOP PROJECTS: INSTANT EMBROIDERED PROJECTS! We start a new series of janomelife posts designed to help you get more out of your Janome embroidery machine……..put it to work for you! We will share a number of clever … Continue reading

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JANOME DAYS AT SNIP AND STITCH, NANAIMO, BC

I took lots of photo’s  on my recent visit to this store so that I could share the sewing & quilting eye-candy with you……..just in case you can’t get to SNIP AND STITCH SEWING CENTER in Nanaimo, BC in person. But … Continue reading

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