Tag Archives: Janome MC9400

Valentine’s Day Heart Ornament

It’s not even February yet, but I was in the mood to create a Valentine’s Day decoration using the Janome MC9400. Usually, I’m working on this type of project the day before the holiday, but (for a change) I actually … Continue reading

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The NEW Janome MC 9450QCP offers even more “flex”ibility with AcuFeed!

I recently sewed a set of 4 placemats, a table runner and 4 mug rugs from a beautiful indigo blue layer cake. I decided to try a different quilting technique on each of the placemats. I quilted one placemat, the … Continue reading

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Best Tips for Adding Monograms to a Project

In a previous post, I explained how I used the decorative stitches on the Janome MC9400, to create my own personalized fabric. Now I want to explain how you can do the same thing with the monogram feature on the Janome … Continue reading

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Use Decorative Stitches to Make Your Own Fabric

If you’re looking for ideas to use the decorative stitches on your Janome sewing machine, why not use them to create new fabric? Let me show you how. As a quilter, I don’t often get to take advantage of the … Continue reading

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Highlights from the Fall Creativ in Toronto

We recently set up our Janome & Elna booths at the Fall Creativ in Toronto and I thought I would share some pics with you. Janome sponsored the Ultimate Sewing Studio Grand Door prize again. This was a fabulous opportunity … Continue reading

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Automatic Presser Foot Lifter on the Janome MC9400

One of the very helpful features on the Janome MC9400 is the automatic presser foot lift function. While you might be used to raising and lowering your presser foot manually, the Janome MC9400 has an automatic presser foot lifter that … Continue reading

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It’s time for the Creativ Festival in Mississauga, Ontario

YES…….it has rolled around again: one of the largest sewing and craft shows in Canada is happening this week at International Centre, Hall 5, Airport Road, Mississauga. Check out this link for more info. As usual, Janome and Elna will … Continue reading

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Using the Cloth Guide on the Janome MC9400

Whether you are a quilter or a garment sewist you need to sew an accurate seam width. There are various methods that stitchers use to stitch exactly a certain distance from the needle: masking tape on the bed of their … Continue reading

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Glad you asked that: Will the Janome “ruler” foot work on my machine?

For a long time we have been asked this: “Will that ruler foot work on my machine?” And this is even more so lately as Michael, Erin, Yvonne and I have been traveling around Canada doing Rule your Quilt and … Continue reading

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Educator Pick of the month: Ruler work Kit

Well, I am just so pleased with the rulers in our Janome Ruler work kit. They have been so well selected that you can do one heck of a lot of ruler quilting showing great variety. The kit comes with … Continue reading

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