More Quilting Bang for your Buck

With everyone in a time crunch these days, it’s a relief to find ways to speed up productivity and cross more items off that growing To-Do list. Can anyone here relate? Increased productivity and speed was definitely something the amazing … Continue reading

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Janome Horizon MC 9400 QCP Favorite Feature

Kim Jamieson-Hirst of Chatterbox Quilts is one of our Janome Canada artisans who has been exploring the features of her Janome Horizon Memory Craft 9400 QCP. As Kim is a quilter, stitching an accurate ¼” seam is one of the … Continue reading

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MORE CHARM SQUARE MAGIC – practical and pretty totes for the Fall in blue charm squares

        We featured a project with Janome show & tell techniques + Janome feet and accessories earlier this month on 30th October  – our Colour of the year green charm square tote & matching zipper baggie.  Find … 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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We posted last Monday about the  Oh Canada! Maple Leaf Quilt Pattern being now available + a limited time offer of another pattern  (fabric buckets) from Tamara Kate (see below). AND the Aurifil Janome Canada 150 Thread box giveaway.   … Continue reading

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Guest blog post from Janome Canada Artisan Jeannie Jenkins.

Jeannie Jenkins is one of our Janome Canada Artisans, sews on the Janome 1600P  and she has a neat project to share today: This is Canada’s 150th birthday and I wanted to create a quilt of the Canadian flag out … Continue reading

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When using machine embroidery designs, I always do a test sew of my design first.  I don’t usually make them as large as I would on my finished project,  I just want to see enough of the design to determine … Continue reading

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Yes, I’m going to “fess” up……. I recently powered through 11 quilts for the BIG QUILT BEE (previous blog post about this and read more here if you missed hearing about this) and as I  quilted away I was pondering……… the … Continue reading

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Scrappy Spring Table Runner

  I have this awesome bin of fabric scraps. I’m *that* person who can’t throw away something that might have a use some day… down the road… even though I don’t know when. Typically the bin gets pulled out when … Continue reading

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