Category Archives: Janome HD9

Adding piping to bags with the Janome Adjustable Zipper Foot

I often hear from bag makers about their fear of sewing piping. This video tutorial shows you how easy it is to add piping into the seams of your bags.  The Janome HD9 professional does not have a dedicated piping … Continue reading

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Let’s take another look at the very popular Janome HD9

This Janome HD9 machine has rapidly become the Go To machine for many different types of sewists who require a strong, robust straight stitch machine. It is extremely popular with bag makers who don’t hold back when speaking about how … Continue reading

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Embellishing a Bag Strap with the MC6650

Since my area of expertise is designing and sewing bag patterns, I really wanted to incorporate some of the decorative stitches that come with the Janome MC6650 into my work. I used my Daisy Crossbody bag sewing pattern and decided … Continue reading

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Sunglasses case with the HD9

Summer is here and the time for sunglasses is now! A few years ago I discovered the joy of prescription sunglasses (30 years of wearing glasses and unable to wear contacts meant I couldn’t just get ANY pair of sunglasses) … Continue reading

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Saturday Sewing: A Truck Load of FUN with a FREE Janome Embroidery design!

Ok, hands up everyone! How many of you have jeans in your house which look like this? Maybe not you, but what about your husband/ partner/ kids? Don’t worry, I won’t ask how long you’ve been intending to fix them. … Continue reading

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SATURDAY SEWING: simple paper pieced mug rug to bring together friends

Janome Canada Artisan, Meagan, has a really quick, easy and fun Saturday Sewing project for you today. Thanks, Meagan. Ed.       While stuck at home, the urge to create comes in strong waves, and after conversations with friends, … Continue reading

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THE JANOME HD9 – what’s the buzz, how to oil? etc

One of our Janome Canada Artisans, Celine from Blue Calla patterns, suggested I might like to join the Facebook group for Janome HD9 users. Now I’m going to be honest and say that I am not much of a fan … Continue reading

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Waterproof Carrying Sleeve

My oldest son is in his second year of piano lessons and needs to bring his books in his backpack between my house and his dads – which means the potential for these books to be dropped in the snow, … Continue reading

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Sewing bags with the Janome HD9 Professional

As the owner and designer of Blue Calla Patterns, I have always received questions related to sewing machines suitable for bag making. Since receiving my Janome HD9 professional machine, I have been inundated with questions regarding this machine and how … Continue reading

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My Favourite Features of the HD9

Today’s janomelife post comes from one of our Janome Canada Artisans, Meagan of “Made by Meag” who shares with us why she is loving sewing up a bag making storm on her Janome HD9 . Ed  The world of bag … Continue reading

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