Category Archives: JANOME PROJECT IDEA

Quilt as You Go on the Janome MC9450

If you haven’t tried quilt as you go (QAYG), you’re going to love today’s tutorial. You only need a few things to do this easy, improvisational technique: Fabric scraps Batting cut in the block size you wish (I used 9½” … Continue reading

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PROJECT OF THE MONTH: CURVE APPEAL PILLOW BY TAMARA KATE

Many of you are aware that Tamara kate of http://www.kayajoydesigns.com  has regularly contributed her expertise and enormous design flare in a wide variety of quilted and other projects over the years. You will find these under the Inspire tab on … Continue reading

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Glad you asked that: Please give us some tips for sewing successfully with plastic or vinyl?

I am asked every so often how do you sew with plastic or vinyl? Good question……….glad you asked that! And today’s post goes together with janome girl’s post on Wednesday this week (19 June) where she has another great vinyl … Continue reading

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Name tags? Forget ordering them! Make your own with your Janome sewing machine!

I have had the pleasure of hosting my disabled brother for a vacation here in Canada recently. While with us, we purchased a good deal of new clothing for him so that he could return to South Africa with the … Continue reading

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Does your sewing machine need a new sewed-by-you cover?

We know the need for this but we often forget to cover our machines while they sit waiting for us to return to do more sewing. I know I need to dust my furniture and household surfaces frequently so our … Continue reading

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PROJECT IDEA: ART QUILTED TOTE BAG

I was most fortunate to be able to attend a hands-on class with quilt artist and teacher, Gloria Loughman from Australia in 2018. I already owned 3 of her books, had attended a lecture she presented at a local Quilt … Continue reading

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My scrappy valentine

If you are a regular Janomelife viewer you will be familiar with Tania’s posts as Janome Canada artisan. We let you know last week that Tania has now joined our team of Janome Canada Educators. Please enjoy her Valentine’s project … Continue reading

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BACK TO SEWING Part 2

Did you see our Janomelife post on Wednesday this week –  5th September? If not check it out. Here is the photo tutorial of how to make this baggie: Cut your baggie fabric and batting to your desired size. I … Continue reading

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BACK TO SEWING Part 1 …….project idea to kick start your Fall sewing.

  Not sure about you, but I have long been a fan of making little baggies. (and some bigger baggies too as you will have seen in a recent post). I find they really don’t take up a lot of … Continue reading

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The Denim Quilt Project – Part Two

Last month I shared with you a project that has been on my wish list for quilt some time – a denim quilt made entirely from recycled jeans. This month, I’m excited to share with you my finished quilt top. I’m … Continue reading

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