Tag Archives: JANOME 1600P

Janome at African Fashion Week Toronto

If you regularly follow Janome Life, and we certainly hope that you do, as promised I’m back to report on the fabulous time I had as a judge for the Student Design Competition of African Fashion Week Toronto 2018, which … Continue reading

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Skills Canada 2018

Skills Canada 2018 In early June, Julia (who is the Janome District sales Manager for Western Canada) and I had an opportunity to attend Skills Canada 2018 in Edmonton, AB. What exactly is Skills Canada? It is the culminating event … Continue reading

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JANOME SUPPORTS YOUNG SEWERS

Competition was rampant at a recent BC Skilled Trades event at the Tradex Center in Abbotsford, BC.  Technical trade schools along with different companies supported and aided youth from high schools and post-secondary schools in a timed event where the … Continue reading

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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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