Tag Archives: Janome decorative stitches

Why do you sew?

I know I’ve explored this topic before but it’s a question I find I ask a lot, both myself and of others. Why do you sew? What motivates you to create out of fabric and thread? Are you practical and sew … Continue reading

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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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Janome Skyline Jumper Dress

We are pleased to offer a guest post today. Please welcome… Janome Life Guest Blogger: Trina  I’m so excited to be here on the Janome blog today! My name is Trina Gallop Blank. I love to sew, quilt, knit and cook, … Continue reading

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2012 IN REVIEW ….. HOW DID WE DO WITH THE janomelife BLOG??

It is always good to review where we have come from, where we are now & where we plan to go in the future. I am particularly excited about the huge progress that we have made with the janomelife blog since … Continue reading

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FRIENDSHIP STAR FOR MALAYSIA QUILT BLOCK EXCHANGE

“HAND IN HAND PIECING TOGETHER” We were approached via the Janome Distributor in Malaysia and Janome in Japan to possibly participate in a Quilt Block Exchange programme. The objective is to promote the advantages & importance of creative sewing skills to women … Continue reading

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LILAC LINES ………FUN “ICE-CREAM” SUMMER COLOUR PROJECT IDEAS

I used the fabric that I embellished with decorative stitching on the JANOME HORIZON 7700 to make a zippered purse, a key fob and an eyeglass case. I still have half of this decorated fabric left! ………….Yes, more fun things I … Continue reading

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SUNSET WALL HANGINGS?……….THERE’S MORE……..LILAC LINES!

On 22nd June, I posted my Sunset wall hangings under the title “Look what I just completed”. Well I had so much fun, I just had to do more! So this time I worked on the JANOME HORIZON MC7700 + … Continue reading

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ANOTHER UFO IS NO MORE……. ASIAN QUILT: GEISHA’S #2 is ready to hang

Yes, I am working like a madman trying to complete quilts started earlier this year.  Quite a lot of my sewing for work ran aground when we launched the Janome Horizon MC12000 as I had to focus all my energies on … Continue reading

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CHRISTMAS STOCKINGS………PROJECT IDEA

I posted How-to pictorial instructions last week on 7th December: that was how I made the stocking for my little grand-daughter. Well, truth be told, Granny has had a no-name brand stocking for many years (I did make it but it … Continue reading

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Around the House Embellishing

Decorative Stitches: Oh Sew Pretty Look what Leona Harden is doing over at Turbo Quilter. She is embellishing this fun quilt of many houses using her Janome 6600 and its decorative stitches. She is stabilizing the quilt with a round … Continue reading

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