Tag Archives: JANOME 1600P

Guest blog post from Janome Canada Artisan Jeannie Jenkins.

Jeannie Jenkins is one of our Janome Canada Artisans, sews on the Janome 1600P  and she has a neat project to share today: This is Canada’s 150th birthday and I wanted to create a quilt of the Canadian flag out … Continue reading

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ANDREA FORD OF RE:STYLE STUDIO SHOWS US HOW TO MAKE A PATCHWORK OTTOMAN CUBE COVER

I love hearing from Andrea Ford over at RE:Style Studio in Toronto as she offers us lessons and inspiration in a “branch” of sewing that not many of us are very familiar with. Today she shares how to make a … Continue reading

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AFRICAN FASHION WEEK IN TORONTO THIS MONTH

Janome is proud to sponsor African Fashion Week in Toronto this year: 16-20 August at the Royal Ontario Museum. Janome has provided the prizes: a JANOME 1600P for the first place winner and a JANOME PRO4DX SERGER for the second … Continue reading

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We shine the spotlight on Janome Canada Artisan: Ron Collins

Ron Collins is a sewing star in Canada and beyond. He is a Saskatchewan guy who is known across Canada for his casual yet expert tuition offered in workshops to people wanting to learn more about pattern fitting and garment … Continue reading

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We shine the spotlight on Janome Canada Artisan: Andrea Ford of RE:Style Studio

Andrea shared a series of great posts with us some months back on PIPING – specifically adding piping to home decor and upholstery sewing projects. If you missed these posts, do check them out: there were 4 in total during … Continue reading

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Andrea Ford of Re:Style Studio Toronto PART 3: DOUBLE PIPING /WELTING

WELTED CORD (“DOUBLE PIPING”) TUTORIAL Andrea Ford, founder of RE:Style Studio RESTYLESTUDIOTORONTO.COM @restylestudioTO Welted cord is a topical trim used in upholstery applications to cover staple lines, most commonly around decorative wooden frames. Many tutorials exist using 2 separate pieces … Continue reading

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Andrea Ford of Re:Style Studio Toronto PIPING PART 2

TO PIPE OR NOT TO PIPE Andrea Ford, founder of RE:Style Studio RESTYLESTUDIOTORONTO.COM @restylestudioTO I’m pretty opinionated when it comes to piping details on furniture and decor sewing. From defining visual lines, creating high contrast outlines, learning to sew or … Continue reading

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Andrea Ford of Re:Style Studio Toronto: PIPING PART 1

PIPING IN UPHOLSTERY  Andrea Ford, founder of RE:Style Studio RESTYLESTUDIOTORONTO.COM                Piping is one of the key sewing skills used in upholstery, and knowing how to make piping properly – and how to use … Continue reading

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Introducing another Guest blogger and Janome Artisan: Andrea Ford

          We are pleased to introduce Andrea Ford who is the founder of RE:Style Studio Toronto. Andrea says:   NICE TO MEET YOU, FELLOW MAKERS Growing up in St.John’s, Newfoundland, I was always crafting, scouring my older … Continue reading

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JANOME ARTISAN : RON COLLINS

Ron was teaching with me at the Saskatchewan Stitches Conference in Muenster, Saskatchewan recently. Perhaps you might be unaware of the fact that Ron has been a Janome artisan for some years? This means that Ron uses our Janome sewing … Continue reading

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