Tag Archives: Free Motion Quilting

GLAD YOU ASKED THAT…….Can I do that if my machine only offers is a straight stitch?

When I am doing demo’s at shows I usually am working on my Janome Horizon MC 15000 Quiltmaker machine.  I like using this because I can quilt, sew, and embroider all on one machine.  But, what really throws me is … Continue reading

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Quick and Easy and Inexpensive NO Sew Project

Since the national launch of the fabulous Janome Quilt Maker Pro 18 long-arm quilting machine http://janome.com/en/products/machines/quilt-maker-pro/ last June, I try to spend some time playing around with it at every show where I work. It’s the best way to learn, just … Continue reading

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FREE MOTION FEAR?

We do hear quite  a few comments like: “I don’t like free motion quilting” or “I am afraid of doing Free motion” or “I suck at Free motion quilting”.   Truth is: there is just no getting away from the … Continue reading

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BOOK REVIEW: MODERN QUILTING DESIGNS by Bethany Pease

I was a lucky girl on my birthday recently. My best friend gave me this lovely book. It has over 90 free motion designs to add texture and style to my next quilt. Back Cover of the book: “Step out … Continue reading

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SHOW & TELL AT SASKATCHEWAN STITCHES CONFERENCE

Here are the pics I promised in the blog post last week:  

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PROJECT IDEAS TO INSPIRE…….COURTESY OF JANOME EDUCATORS

I was so tired of struggling with 50lb suitcases on & off airport busses & at airports that I made a deliberate decision to travel extra light on my recent trip to Japan. It was a first for me as … Continue reading

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How do you Quilt?

  When I attend quilt shows, I love to look at how the quilts have been quilted as well as the fabrics! Many are done on long arm machines with intricate patterns, others are simply done, in the ditch, with … Continue reading

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Free Motion Fun

        We welcome guest blogger Trina Gallop Blank of Will Cook For Shoes to Janome Life as she shares quilting tips, techniques and inspiring images from her sewing adventures. My love of free motion quilting (FMQ) has … Continue reading

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WHY I AM BUYING THE ARTISTIC QUILTER SD!

  I was real excited to be able to demo & promote the new ARTISTIC QUILTER SD 18  while at the CREATIV FESTIVAL in Toronto towards the end of October. I LOVE it! I put in an order today for … Continue reading

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APPLES AND QUILTS PART 1

Today we feature Part 1  of our APPLES & QUILTS ON THURSDAYS. Well, we kind of already showed you an apple quilt on Monday when we kicked off with  our APPLE-A-DAY-WITH-JANOME …… call that a bonus opening special! Did you … Continue reading

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