Category Archives: Janome Embroidery

GOOD INFORMATION ABOUT USING YOUR JANOME EMBROIDERY MACHINE TO DO YOUR QUILTING

Happy Easter Monday! Cute bunny over at Thread Riding Hood. Sherri is one of our Janome Artisans in Canada. She has just published a great blog post with very good information with step-by-step instructions of how to use your Janome embroidery … Continue reading

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APPLIQUE – THE EASY ARTISTIC EDGE AND JANOME WAY

Kim Jamieson-Hirst has a neat explanation of cutting and embroidering applique spring flowers  for you all today: this was all done on the Artistic Edge 15 Digital Cutter and Janome Mc500E embroidery machine. However, the same applique-in-the-hoop technique is applicable … Continue reading

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INTRODUCING A NEW JANOME CANADA EDUCATOR……..

Janome Canada is pleased to announce that Yvonne Menear has joined us as a part time Educator to assist us with selected events and shows here in Canada.  Yvonne is a talented and skilled lady whose sewing passion lies in … Continue reading

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A REMINDER ABOUT MACHINE CARE & CLEANING

Now that the New Year is fading in our memory and resolutions might be slipping a little, we wish to ……… Dare you to take time to sew; embroider; serge; use your Digital cutter; experiment with your embroidery software and generally … 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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EMBROIDERING ON WOOD: project idea and hints & tips for success

Did you know that you can embroider on WOOD? Yes, we sure can. Well, not on a chunk of wood like a 2×4 (of course!)  but on the right type and a thin layer of wood, it is quite do-able. … Continue reading

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STABILIZER SAVVY PART4: HEAT OR MELT AWAY STABILIZERS

Today we complete our series on Stabilizer Savvy. We look at another type of stabilizer which is not torn, washed or cut away…..it is melted or removed with heat.  As with all the other stabilizers, there are many different brands … Continue reading

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STABILIZER SAVVY PART3: CUT AWAY STABILIZERS

pic: embroideryonline.com Cutaway stabilizers are probably not something we tend to use every day but we would not be tempted to exclude these useful stabilizers from our stash. As mentioned in part 1 of this series, there are times when … Continue reading

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NEW: STUMPWORK EMBROIDERY WITH JANOME DIGITIZER MBX

Stumpwork embroidery is a form of 3D embroidery. It is created on  fabric and then applied onto the embroidery to create a 3D look.  This is sometimes also called raised embroidery work. The software allows you to view all the … Continue reading

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STABILIZER SAVVY PART 2: WATER SOLUBLE STABILIZERS

Why did we not use a tearaway for this embroidery if the first attempt with a wash away did not work?  See points 1 & 2 below. There are definitely times when you are doing an embroidery that tearaway stabilizer … Continue reading

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