Category Archives: JANOME HORIZON MC15000

Horizon Link Suite for Janome MC Horizon 15000 Quiltmaker

The new Horizon Quilt Maker 15000 comes with  very powerful computer software called HORIZON LINK SUITE  V1.30. This software  communicates with the machine with its different tabs: EmbLinkTool: allows to edit embroidery patterns, make compositions or operate the MC15000 by remote control PatternComboTool: allows you to create … Continue reading

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A New ‘Twist’ On Buttonholes

Buttonholes !?! Hopefully the title, and the pun, didn’t put you off. For those not used to garment sewing, the word “buttonhole” can invoke fear, bewilderment, and a look as if one has just bitten into a lemon. They’ve always … Continue reading

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Downsizing my “playroom”

My adult playroom is my sewing room.  When I downsized my home I went from a 900 sq. ft. sewing room to a 10 x 10 bedroom for sewing.  I had to choose which crafts I loved most and kept … Continue reading

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When using machine embroidery designs, I always do a test sew of my design first.  I don’t usually make them as large as I would on my finished project,  I just want to see enough of the design to determine … Continue reading

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Make Labels to Organize EVERYTHING!

I’ve always believed in the saying “a place for everything and everything in it’s place. Labels make organizing quick and easy, and with the help of the fabulous Janome Horizon Memory Craft 15000, Janome’s Top-of-the-Line 3-in-1 machine, it’s also quick and easy to … Continue reading

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This is Part 1 in a 2 part series giving more information about making one of the projects found in our Cross Canada Picnic Look Book – Summer 2017. In case you have not yet seen our Look Book, check … Continue reading

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Stephanie B. from Vancouver Island, BC who sent in a  comment/entry in the Making Merry  with Janome competition for the FQ bundles of fabric.  Stephanie has no doubt been burning the midnight oil as she embroiders these charming free standing … Continue reading

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How do you Quilt?

  When I attend quilt shows, I love to look at how the quilts have been quilted as well as the fabrics! Many are done on long arm machines with intricate patterns, others are simply done, in the ditch, with … Continue reading

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Many of you asked for the instructions of how to make this great faux leather journal cover.  It was a project that we made during our MC15000 test drives around Canada last year. Linda P in Toronto designed the project … Continue reading

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Tony, Terry, Lois & Lynn  at Findlays Vacuum & Sewing  in Vernon, BC always put on a great event and the customers in Vernon sure are some of the friendliest I encounter on my travels.  My recent visit was no … Continue reading

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