Tag Archives: EMBROIDERY DESIGNS

Multiple Embroidered Snowballs

In a previous post, I wrote about the embroidered snowballs I made for some family and friends. I don’t know about you, but my time is limited to sew, so I’m always looking for ways to save time and speed … Continue reading

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Saturday Sewing – Let it snow….not!

I live in BC and we have been inundated with severe weather last year and the new year doesn’t seem to be much better. The lower mainland doesn’t do well with winter conditions and we have had about a foot … Continue reading

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My Janome Holiday Wish List

Janome Canada recently announced their Great Gift Ideas for the Holidays promotion and, like many of you, I have one or two items on my holiday wish list. For my last blog post, I showed you how to sew piping … Continue reading

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Happy Halloween

I’ve been trying different things with my Janome MC 550E embroidery machine, and one really neat technique I want to try is free standing lace (FSL). There are designs for every season; every occasion. You can make some really amazing … Continue reading

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Baby Is Coming!

I am very excited to announce that I am going to be a Nana! My daughter is going to have a girl in December. I then found out my daughter’s sister-in-law was pregnant with identical twin boys. Then our grand … Continue reading

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ARTISTIC DIGITIZER: FUN WITH SHAPES

Can’t draw?  Neither can I!  So I frequently use shape tools built into the Artistic Digitizer program to create designs for embroidery.  These shapes can stay as they are or can be edited/skewed to create a new shape.  This is … Continue reading

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Should you Resize an Embroidery Design?

That is the question! Can a 7″x7″ embroidery design, be reduced to a 2″x 3″ embroidery design for example? For basic resizing in all Janome embroidery machines, designs can be reduced or increased by 20%. The machines don’t have an … Continue reading

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Saturday Sewing Holiday projects #2: Gift Card Pouch

I never know what to give people for gifts unless they tell me specifically. But there is no fun in that. I like a little surprise. I don’t like giving cash, so I give gift cards to stores I know … Continue reading

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Artistic Digitizer and Halloween

  Applications for the free trial code have now closed but if you got your code, you still have access to use the software and play to your heart’s content until 31st October……don’t waste a minute of creative embroidery time!! … Continue reading

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February at Janome

February is the month of Love and Friendship! This is the shortest month of the year, so we have a few less days this month to create projects. Here is a quick, fun block to make. Scanned Motif with Digitizer … Continue reading

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