Tag Archives: Janome decorative stitches

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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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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