Category Archives: Janome creativity

Make Something Simple Really Pop With Life

This month, for my machine embroidery club, I digitized some flowers that reminded me of my recent vacation in Hawaii.  I purposely digitized them with very little detail.  I wanted to have the embroidery designs simply be a basic outline … Continue reading

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More quilts from Janome Canada Artisan Tania Denyer at I am Ginger quilts

We introduced you to Tania Denyer as a new Janome Canada Artisan a few months back in this post.  Tania attended Quilt Canada in June and participated  as a presenter on the Janome booth Pop up lectures. She showed some … Continue reading

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Thread and Fabric

Sewing has always been about thread and fabrics.  Sometimes the joining of the two is for garment construction, home decor, or simply artistic expression.  The thread can be the show-stopper, or the fabric choice can be the main feature.  What … Continue reading

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More One Block Wonder…

I’m excited to share with you an update on the One Block Wonder quilt I first shared with you in my September Janome post. If you have been following me along on insta, you know I’ve been working on this … Continue reading

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JUST LOOK AT WHAT OUR JANOME CANADA ARTISAN CYNTHIA FRENETTE IS OFFERING FOR HALLOWEEN!

I just had to share this with you.  You’re gonna love it! If you are  a regular janomelife blog viewer you will know Cynthia Frenette has shared many great projects with us. She emailed me today with her latest project … Continue reading

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Janome Hand look quilting

Choosing The Best Speciality Thread For The Stitch Type Some stitch designs built into the machine require a special type of thread to make the stitch work well.  Take the hand look quilt stitch for instance.  Have you ever used … Continue reading

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Watch me One Block Wonder

I’m always looking for new techniques and patterns to try. One quilting method in particular called One Block Wonder has been on my to-do list for a while. It’s not a new quilting technique; maybe you’ve heard of it before? … 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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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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