Tag Archives: JANOME MC15000

Thread and Fabric

Sewing has always been about thread and fabrics.  Sometimes the joining of the two is for garment construction, home decor, or simply artistic expression.  The thread can be the show-stopper, or the fabric choice can be the main feature.  What … Continue reading

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WHOLE CLOTH QUILTS WITH APPLIQUE…..and more.

Applique can be free form or follow a specific pattern layout.  Appliques can be adhered to the background by many methods.  Traditionally applique was a hand stitching technique that was deemed perfect when you could not see the stitches on … Continue reading

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Downsizing my “playroom”

My adult playroom is my sewing room.  When I downsized my home I went from a 900 sq. ft. sewing room to a 10 x 10 bedroom for sewing.  I had to choose which crafts I loved most and kept … Continue reading

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SUMMER DRESSES FOR LITTLE “PRINCESSES”

Our summer Look Book: CROSS CANADA PICNIC shows 2 adorable little girls in various poses and wearing 2 pretty little dresses.  I admit, I am rather biased as these little girls are very close to my heart: they are my … Continue reading

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Combining Quilt Designs on the Janome MC15000 embroidery machine.

One of the features I really like is the editing feature built into my Janome MC15000 machine.  I use my embroidery hoop to create a lot of my quilting designs.  There are so many lovely already digitized quilt designs built … Continue reading

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Colour Your Embroidery Designs

I love using my Janome 15000 machine to create large embroidery designs.  There are many built in designs in the machine for this, or I have the option of  using designs from elsewhere.  The large GR hoop  (300 mm x … Continue reading

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IT’S PICNIC SEASON! Part 1

This is Part 1 in a 2 part series giving more information about making one of the projects found in our Cross Canada Picnic Look Book – Summer 2017. In case you have not yet seen our Look Book, check … Continue reading

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DO YOU SEE RED?

JANOME has chosen the color red as their trademark color.  It appears on their packaging, their notions, their machines, their website logo, and so much more.  The color red also gives us clues as to how to use certain products they … Continue reading

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PUTTING YOUR JANOME EMBROIDERY MACHINE TO WORK: QUILTING-IN-THE-HOOP

Check out the blog post on 21 April  where we mentioned the Big Canadian Quilt Bee. Let us show you how we put our Janome MC15000 Horizon to work to quilt one of these charity quilts destined for Ronald McDonald Houses across … Continue reading

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JANOME TRAVELS & ARTISTIC EDGE CUTTER DEALER EVENTS IN CANADA

Yes, I was dreading my recent trip to the Canadian Prairies in the first week of February! My one dealer told me I was going soft and I should just bring my parka…..thing is, I don’t own or need one in … Continue reading

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