Category Archives: Janome Educator Projects

What do Peacocks and Lotus flowers have in common?

What do Peacocks and Lotus flowers have in common? Well that would be the lovely quilts our educators worked on this year. We were to debut these quilts – there are 3 of them – at Quilt Canada in Edmonton … Continue reading

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SATURDAY SEWING: Quick and easy “bite-sized” project: quilted mug rug

Call them mug rugs…..or coasters ……or even mini placemats? Whatever you call them, they remain quick and easy to make so the results are achievable even if you think you don’t have a lot of sewing or quilting skills. The … Continue reading

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  This rather novel idea came from one of the Janome America Educators: Sam Fung. (Thank you, Sam!).  I really liked the concept and decided I just had to make the project. I was fortunate enough to pick up a … 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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I recently traveled to Japan for our International Educators Conference at our factory and Head Office in Tokyo. It was wonderful to meet up with other Janome Educators from all around the world: Japan; The United Kingdom; America; Australia; Brazil; Germany; … Continue reading

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