Tag Archives: Janome sewing machines

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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Part 4, UFO Invasion! Janome to the Rescue!

I hope you’ve been following along the last several weeks as we’ve looked at some of the fabulous features of the new Janome Quilt Maker Pro 18 long-arm quilting machine. My goal has been to take away some of the … Continue reading

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Part 3 of UFO Invasion! Janome to the Rescue!

In today’s blog post I’ll share some of the special electronic/ computerized features of the fabulous new Janome Quilt Maker Pro 18 long-arm quilting machine. Part 1 of this series introduced the Janome Quilt Maker Pro 18 long-arm quilting machine … Continue reading

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Part 2 of UFO invasion! Janome to the quilting rescue!

As promised, today’s post continues with our look at solving the UFO (unfinished quilts) dilemma which afflicts so many of us quilters. These days we can piece and assemble a quilt top in a matter of hours, yet it’s the actual quilting process which … Continue reading

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Binding the Quick and Easy JANOME way!

As time becomes more and more precious these days, I’m always on the lookout for ways to increase my efficiency and maximize my results. So many projects, SEW little time. I think we can all relate, can’t we? (wink!) As … Continue reading

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