Tag Archives: Janome HD9

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

Posted in Janome HD9 | Tagged , , , , | 1 Comment

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

Posted in Janome hints and tips | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , | 8 Comments

My Favourite Features of the HD9

Today’s janomelife post comes from one of our Janome Canada Artisans, Meagan of “Made by Meag” who shares with us why she is loving sewing up a bag making storm on her Janome HD9 . Ed  The world of bag … Continue reading

Posted in Janome HD9 | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , | 2 Comments

Sewing with waxed canvas

Waxed canvas has become a popular material to work with in the bag making community. The wax makes the canvas waterproof and easy to clean which makes it an ideal fabric for bags. With use, it also develops a lovely … Continue reading

Posted in Janome HD9, Janome Professional HD9 | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , | 3 Comments

Double-Sided Bag Strap

We welcome Meagan Botterill to Janomelife today with her first post. Meagan comes to us with an impressive resume and expertise with bag making and more. Please see our intro post about Meagan here   if you missed it a couple of … Continue reading

Posted in Bag making with Janome | Tagged , , , , , | 4 Comments

Tips for Bag Making/ Heavy Duty Sewing

Last year, I was sew excited to be asked to teach classes on sewing an easy, beginner’s tote bag at one of the quilt shops in my area. It’s always fun to meet new people with the same interests, and … Continue reading

Posted in Janome HD9, Janome MC6700P | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 3 Comments

Heavy Duty, you say?

In place of our Machine Model of the month series of posts we have been offering since January, Michael takes you on a tour of a SEVEN great heavy duty models in this month’s post.  All of these models are … Continue reading

Posted in Janome Model of the Month series | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 1 Comment

Your Janome Canada Experts – our Educators and Artisans

It’s been a while since we introduced or “refreshed” the information about our Janome Canada Educators and Artisans. So it is time to bring you up to date on who is part of our Janome Canada team of Educators and … Continue reading

Posted in Janome Artisan, Janome Educator | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 2 Comments

INTRODUCING NEW JANOME CANADA ARTISAN : MEAGAN BOTTERILL OF MADE BY MAEG

I have the pleasure of introducing a new Janome Canada artisan to you: Meagan Botterill of  “Made by Meag”.  Meag *loves* fabric………the beauty, excitement, and potential locked away in each bolt and swatch. Luckily for all of you, she’s found … Continue reading

Posted in Janome Artisan | Tagged , , , , | 5 Comments

INTRODUCING NEW JANOME CANADA ARTISAN: CELINE OF BLUE CALLA PATTERNS

  After having children, I decided to leave my career in IT to be a stay at home mom but I quickly realized I needed some type of work to keep myself occupied! I started out sewing children’s clothing, but … Continue reading

Posted in Janome Artisan | Tagged , , , , | 2 Comments