Tag Archives: Janome sewing machines

Tamara Kate fabric >>>>look what I made with some of it!

Michael, aka janomeman, did a great post on 18th June about Tamara who is our spokesperson for Janome Canada and one of our Artisans. Check it out if you missed this post.  I smiled when I read Michael’s post as … Continue reading

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A New Look at Sergers: Part 3 – Make a T-Shirt Quilt with the Serger

To continue our look at getting the most out of your serger, a quick and easy project is to turn that pile of ripped, old, yet sentimental T-Shirts into a fun and functional quilt. Yes! The serger, ( I use … Continue reading

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Sitting On Pins and Needles?

No matter what the skill level or what project is being created….. be it garments, or quilts, or craft projects; I think it’s safe to say that the humble little straight pin is one of those timeless universal notions which … Continue reading

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New QR Ruler Foot for the Janome MC9400

For those of you who have been patiently waiting for the “official” ruler foot to be released, you’ll be thrilled to know that the QR ruler foot is now available! It is one of the four feet included in the … Continue reading

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APPLIQUE AS A SPEED SEW TECHNIQUE

Traditionally, applique was a hand sewing technique.  This was delicate work in which the applique was most valued when you could not see the tiny edge stitches that held the design to the background fabric. Today, many applique designs are … Continue reading

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Passing on our love of sewing to the next generation

I don’t know about you but I really want my grand-daughters and grandson (if they wish) to learn how to sew. It does something special in my soul and heart to be able to show them what I do and … Continue reading

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Unboxing a New “Toy”

Regardless of the time of year, getting a new sewing machine feels just like Christmas morning. The anticipation of ripping open the box, getting out all the parts and pieces in order to sew brings out the kid in all … Continue reading

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Introducing our new Educator in the Canadian Prairies: Erin Aumack

Erin began sewing at an early age – she was just 9 years old when she used a vintage Janome made machine with cams that belonged to her great grandmother! She started out making clothes because it was hard to … Continue reading

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BOOK REVIEW: BAGS AND TOTES by Liz Johnson & Anne Adams

Have you come across this book? I think I bought my copy a year or so ago. I flip through it every now & then and must tell you that I have not yet made one of these totes or … Continue reading

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HAVE YOU HEARD ABOUT SEW4HOME/JANOME MAKER’S CLUB??

You might be aware of this great learning opportunity? Is your local Janome North America dealer participating in the SEW4HOME MAKER’S CLUB during  2018? If not, you may wish to ask them about it at your local Janome store. We … Continue reading

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