Tag Archives: Quilting

Quilt Canada 2018 Quilted Postcard Challenge

Have you ever made a fabric postcard? I hadn’t, but when I found out that there was going to be a quilted postcard challenge at Quilt Canada in Vancouver, B.C., where Janome Canada will be one of the sponsors, I … Continue reading

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EDUCATOR PICK OF THE MONTH–QO FOOT

I love to free motion quilt.  I don’t get to worried about making the perfect stitch shapes.  I think of it more as doodling or scribbling.  But, I do like to see where I am going and how close I … Continue reading

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EDUCATOR PICK OF THE MONTH: Quilting Guide Bars and other feet with useful Guides

Almost all feet have guidelines on them that help us to line up fabrics and stitch lines.  Sometimes the stitching we want to align with is wider apart than the width of the foot.  For this reason, Janome has created … Continue reading

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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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DO WHAT YOU ARE TOLD! OR NOT?

As a creative person I am not really good at following orders.  This lingers over from childhood.  “Do as you are told!”  always rubbed me the wrong way.  If I need to do something, then at least let me do … Continue reading

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Quick and Easy and Inexpensive NO Sew Project

Since the national launch of the fabulous Janome Quilt Maker Pro 18 long-arm quilting machine http://janome.com/en/products/machines/quilt-maker-pro/ last June, I try to spend some time playing around with it at every show where I work. It’s the best way to learn, just … Continue reading

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Favorite Sewing Machine for Retreats?

          I go to retreats and teach at retreats on a regular basis.  Some retreats are dedicated to machine embroidery and some are dedicated to quilting.  This is a bit of a dilemma for me as … 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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