Tag Archives: Quilting

The Janome MC 9450 offers even more “flex”ibility with AcuFeed!

A while back I sewed a set of 4 placemats, a table runner and 4 mug rugs from a beautiful indigo blue layer cake. I decided to try a different quilting technique on each of the placemats. I quilted one … Continue reading

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It’s all in the details – the Janome Piping Foot

When you want to add a little splash of colour, add a distinctive decorative flair, or add a more professional, couture-like finish to your sewing project, consider adding a row of piping before stitching your seams. Of course, this is … Continue reading

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Saturday Sewing with Janome which gives you a great opportunity to Practice! Practice! Practice!

Do you need to practice your quilting before you tackle that quilt? Whether it’s walking foot quilting, free motion quilting, or ruler work, it’s a good idea to try it out before you start quilting that special quilt. Most quilters … Continue reading

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Letters from the Long Arm: Batting 101

Did you know there is wrong side of batting?  Batting is just as important in the quilting process as the fabric you choose for your quilt.  My favourite batting is wool.  I will often double layer the batting with a … Continue reading

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Sergers and Quilting: Yes, They Go Together

Hey Quilters, do you have a Serger? I’m in a bunch of online quilting groups and I’m hearing more and more chatter about Sergers and how you can use them in quilting. Did you know you can piece a quilt … Continue reading

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Preparing your Quilt Top for Quilting

Now that you have finished the quilt top, you need to get it ready for quilting, either on your Janome Quilt Maker Pro 18; Janome Quilt Maker Pro 16; Janome Artistic Quilter SD16 or your Janome domestic machine. Here’s a … Continue reading

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Quilting Textures

I finished the Quilt top, Now What? How do I quilt this beautiful quilt top I’ve just spent hours sewing? This is a very common dilemma most quilters find themselves in. Here are a few questions you should ask yourself before … Continue reading

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Saturday Sewing: Hand Stitched Style Quilt Labels with the M7 Continental

I’ve probably made over 100 quilts, but I could’t give you a solid number. However, I can tell you, of all the quilts I’ve made only 3 have labels on them. I really should have labelled all my quilts! Once … Continue reading

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Saturday Sewing – Fireplace insert

With Spring in the air, I find it very satisfying to pack up the winter gear for another season, and look at creating some new, fun projects for the new season. Temperatures are gradually increasing, so we no longer need … Continue reading

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Saturday Sewing – Fabric Trash Bag

This fabric trash bag is perfect to hang by your sewing machine to collect all those threads and bits, or even hang in your car for handy access. It’s a perfect beginner project, and eco-friendly, too! Materials Needed: 2 x … Continue reading

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