Category Archives: JANOME PROJECT IDEA

Saturday Sewing…….What’s under your needle today?

Under my needle today: some fun stuff….scrapbusting/stashbusting is the name of the game in my house as I have to free up storage space and remove all the UFO’s which are weighing me down! I made this quilt above a … Continue reading

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How to sew a face mask

A lot has changed in just one short week……..We published a step-by-step pictorial tutorial including a pattern to download on http://www.janome.ca. You may find  this helpful. There are also links to other important and applicable information. Please read this if … Continue reading

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Instagram Live tomorrow: making Hair scrunchies with Janome

As promised: here are the details so you can join us for some sewing inspiration tomorrow Tuesday 24th March on our Instagram Live: 1pm Eastern/11am Mountain/10am Pacific. Janomegirl has scrunchie variations up her sleeve to share with us all: scrunchies … Continue reading

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Christmas Stockings

The countdown is on to the holidays but there’s still plenty of time to get in some festive sewing projects. This pattern has been on my to-do list for a while. It was a hand-me-down from my Aunt who loved … Continue reading

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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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