Tag Archives: Embroidery

AcuStitch V2.10: Free Update

This software from Janome allows you to embroider geometric shapes with decorative stitches. It allows you to modify the width of the pattern, the length as well as the distance between each pattern in addition to choosing the radius, the … Continue reading

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Janome’s Top of the Line MC15000 Quilt Maker; Sewing, Quilting and Embroidery Machine

I consider myself a newbie to the world of Embroidery, so you might think this top-of-the-line (TOL) machine might be too much for a beginner. That’s exactly how I felt, but was also SO excited to learn! I’ve been using … Continue reading

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ARTISTIC DIGITIZER: HAVING FUN WITH FONTS & TEXT – SHAPE AND SIZE VARIATIONS

As we have just had another free trial of the Artistic Digitizer software which ended on 31st May, we thought we would republish some posts that were written by a former Janome Educator, Yvonne Menear, to give you even more … Continue reading

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Dog (or Cat) Embroidery ID Collars

I’ve had this little project in my head for a while now. There are many good reasons to ensure that your dog (or cat) has some form of ID on their collars. Tags are a traditional method. But there are … Continue reading

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Who let the dogs out?

Last month I shared a post on machine embroidery for stuffed animals featuring cats. I love almost all animals (sorry spiders and snakes) but those who know me well were wondering how I could feature a post on cats when … Continue reading

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Digitizing Paintings with Artistic Digitizer

I recently discovered the world of Janome Artistic Digitizer and my creative horizons expanded! This software lets you digitize your own creations to use on your Janome Embroidery Machine. I was able to take our Virtual Artistic Digitizer classes and … Continue reading

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Machine Embroidery for Stuffies

I’ve used my Janome Skyline S9 for a lot of different things – embroidery, quilting, apparel sewing, decor sewing, hemming, free motion quilting, you name it. I had no idea I could use it to make little stuffed animals using … Continue reading

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Sneak Peak: Sewing and Embroidery for the Food Fanatic Class

Before I started my sewing career I studied and worked in the Environmental Science sector. I hugged trees, cleaned up waterways and helped restore critical habitat. Any time I can use my sewing powers for the health of the environment … Continue reading

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What can you do with an Embroidery Machine? Plus info about our virtual embroidery class coming up soon.

The Janome 550e Embroidery machine is a wonderful machine. Great for embroidering all your favourite designs, making embroidery designs, in- the- hoop projects, quilt labels, adding embroidered monograms, and personalizing a wide array of gifts.  I have 4 beautiful little … 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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