Tag Archives: Free Motion Quilting

Preparing your Quilt Top for Quilting

Now that you have finished the quilt top, you need to get it ready for quilting, either on your Janome Quilt Maker Pro 18; Janome Quilt Maker Pro 16; Janome Artistic Quilter SD16 or your Janome domestic machine. Here’s a … Continue reading

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Quilting Textures

I finished the Quilt top, Now What? How do I quilt this beautiful quilt top I’ve just spent hours sewing? This is a very common dilemma most quilters find themselves in. Here are a few questions you should ask yourself before … Continue reading

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Saturday Sewing – Fireplace insert

With Spring in the air, I find it very satisfying to pack up the winter gear for another season, and look at creating some new, fun projects for the new season. Temperatures are gradually increasing, so we no longer need … Continue reading

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Couching and Embellishing

Do you want to add a little something to that Jean Jacket or that throw pillow? Why not use couching …… and it’s fun!  You get to use all those fun yarns with sparkles if you wish. To practice first, … 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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Ruler Work Quilting with the Janome M7

Ruler Work quilting is really free motion quilting using templates or rulers to guide you as you quilt along. It’s fun and a lot easier to do than you would think. The Janome M7 comes with everything you need to … Continue reading

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Next Step….. A Long Arm Quilting Machine?

Everyone is sewing these days. Making quilts, clothes, crafts, masks and surgical caps. It is fantastic! We are sold out of so many sewing machines. I love that people are being creative. Sewing is a fabulous way to make the … Continue reading

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SATURDAY SEWING: A Pretty Machine Cover

A few weeks ago I wrote about using the Sew Comfortable Triangle templates in a machine cover project. (Click here to find it.) It’s finally completed! I’m so pleased with how it turned out. I did some ruler work on … Continue reading

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Free Motion Flowers on the Janome Continental M7

When you want to improve your free motion quilting skills, there’s one thing you need to do: practice, practice, practice! Okay, maybe that’s three things, but it’s the only way to really get better at this technique. I wanted to … Continue reading

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Fall Sunflowers Wall Hanging

In this blog post, I’m sharing a fall wall hanging that I recently created on the Janome MC9450. I call it “Fall Sunflowers” and used this photo of the sunflowers in our backyard as my inspiration. I used the decorative … Continue reading

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