Tag Archives: Janome HD9

Embellishing a Bag Strap with the MC6650

Since my area of expertise is designing and sewing bag patterns, I really wanted to incorporate some of the decorative stitches that come with the Janome MC6650 into my work. I used my Daisy Crossbody bag sewing pattern and decided … Continue reading

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Sunglasses case with the HD9

Summer is here and the time for sunglasses is now! A few years ago I discovered the joy of prescription sunglasses (30 years of wearing glasses and unable to wear contacts meant I couldn’t just get ANY pair of sunglasses) … Continue reading

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Sewing a “Handmade” bag label using the Janome Memory Craft 6650

I recently added the gorgeous Memory Craft 6650 to my sewing studio and I was pleasantly surprised to discover some very nice decorative stitches that I could incorporate into my bags. The first decorative stitch that really stood out for … Continue reading

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Saturday Sewing: A Truck Load of FUN with a FREE Janome Embroidery design!

Ok, hands up everyone! How many of you have jeans in your house which look like this? Maybe not you, but what about your husband/ partner/ kids? Don’t worry, I won’t ask how long you’ve been intending to fix them. … Continue reading

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SATURDAY SEWING: simple paper pieced mug rug to bring together friends

Janome Canada Artisan, Meagan, has a really quick, easy and fun Saturday Sewing project for you today. Thanks, Meagan. Ed.       While stuck at home, the urge to create comes in strong waves, and after conversations with friends, … Continue reading

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THE JANOME HD9 – what’s the buzz, how to oil? etc

One of our Janome Canada Artisans, Celine from Blue Calla patterns, suggested I might like to join the Facebook group for Janome HD9 users. Now I’m going to be honest and say that I am not much of a fan … Continue reading

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Rolled Handle tutorial using the HD9 Professional

Do you love the look of rolled handles on designer handbags? Here is a tutorial to make your own and give your bags a more professional look. These handles take very little time to make and don’t require any special … Continue reading

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Waterproof Carrying Sleeve

My oldest son is in his second year of piano lessons and needs to bring his books in his backpack between my house and his dads – which means the potential for these books to be dropped in the snow, … Continue reading

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Sewing bags with the Janome HD9 Professional

As the owner and designer of Blue Calla Patterns, I have always received questions related to sewing machines suitable for bag making. Since receiving my Janome HD9 professional machine, I have been inundated with questions regarding this machine and how … Continue reading

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Skipped Stitches Solutions Part 1

A question we educators are often asked is, “How do I eliminate skipped stitches?” It’s a frustrating occurrence which happens to us all at one time or another, regardless of which brand of machine we use, or it’s value. Skipped … Continue reading

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