Tag Archives: Quilting

Free Motion and Variable Zigzag Features: What’s the Difference?

NOTE: These features are available on both the Janome MC9400 and the Janome MC9450 as well as on the Janome MC15000 and on our NEW Continental M7 Professional.  There are two features on the Janome MC9450 that look very similar to … Continue reading

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Beat the Winter “Blues”

We are now officially in the thick of winter. If you are like me, the months of January  and February are spent dreaming of last year’s hot holiday, and this year’s summer vacation. Fall is so busy, and by the … Continue reading

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Prewashing: Do or Don’t?

It’s sewing week over here at Janome Life, and I thought we could discuss a super important question: When do I prewash my fabric? If you are like me, sometimes when you shop for fabric you buy by the color … Continue reading

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The Janome MC9450 Workbook is Here!

If you’ve got a Janome MC9400 or MC9450 you already know what a great machine it is but do you know how to use all of its features? Sure, the manual will tell you about the features but you really … Continue reading

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Modern Christmas Tree Wall Hanging

Even though it’s less than 2 weeks until Christmas, there’s still time to make one or two last-minute gifts. I want to share a quick little Modern Christmas Tree wall hanging that you can make with your Janome MC9450 and … Continue reading

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Janome QMP18 and QMP16 longarm quilting: Using Pro Stitcher to quilt a “wonky” Block

Ok, raise your hand if you are a perfect piecer. I’ll wait haha. (….crickets…)  We all make imperfections while piecing. Maybe our 1/4″ is slightly off. Or our fabric stretched, or “sucked in” too much while pressing. The point is, … Continue reading

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Attaching Presser Feet on the Janome MC9450 and other similar JANOME models

There’s something that all sewing machines have: presser feet. The Janome MC9450 has lots and lots of presser feet, really one for any type of sewing you might do with this machine. These feet attach to the machine to use, … Continue reading

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Fall Sunflowers Wall Hanging

In this blog post, I’m sharing a fall wall hanging that I recently created on the Janome MC9450. I call it “Fall Sunflowers” and used this photo of the sunflowers in our backyard as my inspiration. I used the decorative … Continue reading

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How do you…? FAQ’s on the Janome MC9400 and MC9450

I get asked many of the same questions about how to do certain things on the Janome MC9400 or MC9450. Some of these are quilting specific questions while others – many of them, actually – have to do with the … Continue reading

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Project of the Month: Baby blanket

I like to think of myself as thrifty, so when I had scraps left over from cutting kits for projects, I didn’t want to throw them away.   I use scraps for all sorts of projects. This time I decided … Continue reading

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