Category Archives: QUILTING WITH JANOME

Sergers and Quilting: Yes, They Go Together

Hey Quilters, do you have a Serger? I’m in a bunch of online quilting groups and I’m hearing more and more chatter about Sergers and how you can use them in quilting. Did you know you can piece a quilt … Continue reading

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Saturday Sewing: Flanged Quilt Binding

A flanged binding is a great way to finish off your quilts with a little something extra, plus it is all done on the machine using the Janome ditch quilting foot or a clear foot. You will need 2 fabrics … Continue reading

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Janome Horizon Memory Craft 8200QCP the Dream Machine for Quilters

Many quilters I know just happened upon quilting. They stitched a few blocks together and fell in love. After making a few quilts and realizing their new found dream to be an epic quilter, they often need to upgrade their … Continue reading

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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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Quilting Techniques: Decorative Stitching

We’ve been talking a lot lately within our Education Team about how to use some of the built in features of our machines with quilting. In fact, one of the new Fall Janome Event classes is all about different quilting … Continue reading

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Quilting Techniques: Triangles

One of the first shapes we learn about as kids is the triangle. The triangle can be seen in many forms around us, from basic architecture to structural supports and in our food (think your favorite PB&J sandwich cut on … Continue reading

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Quilting with your Domestic Machine Part 4: Ruler Work & Free Motion Quilting

Welcome to the fourth installment of this series about quilting large quilts on your domestic machine. If you missed the first three segments, click to see Part 1, Part 2 and Part 3. Today’s segment will cover Ruler Work and … Continue reading

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Quilting with your Domestic Machine Part 3: Walking Foot Grids & Machine Embroidery

Last time I left you with this project, we had just finished doing all the stitching in the ditch. If you need a refresher, you can click here for the previous installment of this series. Our set up for the … Continue reading

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Part 2 of Quilting with a Domestic Sewing Machine: Ditch Quilting

Sometimes the hardest part of machine quilting your quilt is organizing your set up and deciding what to quilt first. Not to worry, we’ve got you covered! The most important part of setting up to quilt is to make sure … Continue reading

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Prepping a Quilt for Machine Quilting

How do you eat an elephant? One bite at a time. So if that phrase rings true, how do you sandwich an oversized queen quilt for quilting on your domestic home sewing machine? The answer: One step at a time.  … Continue reading

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