Tag Archives: JANOME PROJECT IDEA

Mixed Media Fun with the Janome MC9450

Sometimes it’s fun to step outside your comfort zone and try something new and this project will make you do just that! I usually use the Janome MC9450 to stitch fabric, but did you know that it does an amazing … Continue reading

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Project of the month: Acufil quilted mug rug using the JANOME HP2 foot for the quilt binding

  Just look what we made……. a neat little mug rug. but how did we do it? The quilting was done using lime green Madeira embroidery thread: We sandwiched a small quilt sandwich and quilted it in the hoop. Madeira … Continue reading

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Glad you asked that: Please give us some tips for sewing successfully with plastic or vinyl?

I am asked every so often how do you sew with plastic or vinyl? Good question……….glad you asked that! And today’s post goes together with janome girl’s post on Wednesday this week (19 June) where she has another great vinyl … Continue reading

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Does your sewing machine need a new sewed-by-you cover?

We know the need for this but we often forget to cover our machines while they sit waiting for us to return to do more sewing. I know I need to dust my furniture and household surfaces frequently so our … Continue reading

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PROJECT IDEA: ART QUILTED TOTE BAG

I was most fortunate to be able to attend a hands-on class with quilt artist and teacher, Gloria Loughman from Australia in 2018. I already owned 3 of her books, had attended a lecture she presented at a local Quilt … Continue reading

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My scrappy valentine

If you are a regular Janomelife viewer you will be familiar with Tania’s posts as Janome Canada artisan. We let you know last week that Tania has now joined our team of Janome Canada Educators. Please enjoy her Valentine’s project … Continue reading

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“Last minute” gift tutorial using Janome embroidery Apps.

It’s noon, and you’ve been invited to dinner. You’d like to take a small gift for your hostess, but you have nothing stashed away. No time to run to the store, what do you do? How about a quick mug … Continue reading

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BACK TO SEWING Part 2

Did you see our Janomelife post on Wednesday this week –  5th September? If not check it out. Here is the photo tutorial of how to make this baggie: Cut your baggie fabric and batting to your desired size. I … Continue reading

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BACK TO SEWING Part 1 …….project idea to kick start your Fall sewing.

  Not sure about you, but I have long been a fan of making little baggies. (and some bigger baggies too as you will have seen in a recent post). I find they really don’t take up a lot of … Continue reading

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The Denim Quilt Project – Part Two

Last month I shared with you a project that has been on my wish list for quilt some time – a denim quilt made entirely from recycled jeans. This month, I’m excited to share with you my finished quilt top. I’m … Continue reading

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