Tag Archives: Janome decorative stitches

Valentine’s Day Heart Ornament

It’s not even February yet, but I was in the mood to create a Valentine’s Day decoration using the Janome MC9400. Usually, I’m working on this type of project the day before the holiday, but (for a change) I actually … Continue reading

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Best Tips for Adding Monograms to a Project

In a previous post, I explained how I used the decorative stitches on the Janome MC9400, to create my own personalized fabric. Now I want to explain how you can do the same thing with the monogram feature on the Janome … Continue reading

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Use Decorative Stitches to Make Your Own Fabric

If you’re looking for ideas to use the decorative stitches on your Janome sewing machine, why not use them to create new fabric? Let me show you how. As a quilter, I don’t often get to take advantage of the … Continue reading

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BACK TO SEWING Part 1 …….project idea to kick start your Fall sewing.

  Not sure about you, but I have long been a fan of making little baggies. (and some bigger baggies too as you will have seen in a recent post). I find they really don’t take up a lot of … Continue reading

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The Memory Craft 6700P electronic sewing machine has a sturdy aluminum frame which makes it strong and stable for intensive use. Janome’s engineers took inspiration from industrial sewing machines to incorporate into its design. I love this machine: there are … Continue reading

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MORE CHARM SQUARE MAGIC – practical and pretty totes for the Fall in blue charm squares

        We featured a project with Janome show & tell techniques + Janome feet and accessories earlier this month on 30th October  – our Colour of the year green charm square tote & matching zipper baggie.  Find … Continue reading

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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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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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