Tag Archives: Janome HD9

My Janome Holiday Wish List

Janome Canada recently announced their Great Gift Ideas for the Holidays promotion and, like many of you, I have one or two items on my holiday wish list. For my last blog post, I showed you how to sew piping … Continue reading

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Introducing Janome Jump Start!

In our ongoing efforts to help you get the most from your Janome machines and accessories; to share more of the Janome love, we’re thrilled to announce a brand new series here on Janome Life called Janome Jump Start! Starting … Continue reading

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No more bouncing Bobbins!

I’m of the option you can never have too many bobbins, so I always have an empty spare waiting to be wound when needed. I also don’t like having to stop what I’m doing to wind a new bobbin if … Continue reading

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Saturday Sewing with Janome : Sewing cork appliqués with the Janome HD Roller foot

As I’m sure you may have noticed, I am a huge fan of cork fabric and use it often. I’ve recently started experimenting with appliqué using cork, trying to find uses for smaller pieces that are not large enough for … Continue reading

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Well I knew ahead of time when my son-in-law asked for my help to make a new cover for their patio umbrella, that this would be heavy duty sewing. And it would be the first time I have ever made … Continue reading

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Let’s take another look at the very popular Janome HD9

This Janome HD9 machine has rapidly become the Go To machine for many different types of sewists who require a strong, robust straight stitch machine. It is extremely popular with bag makers who don’t hold back when speaking about how … Continue reading

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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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