Tag Archives: Quilting

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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Quilting with the Janome Circular Attachment

The Janome Circular Attachment isn’t anything new; it’s been around for YEARS! It’s one of those tried and true, “if it ain’t broke, don’t fix it” kind-of things. You can’t really improve on perfection. Perhaps you’ve had one in your … Continue reading

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Janome Horizon MC9450 Overview

I have exciting news – I have a new Janome sewing machine. The Janome MC9450 arrived last month and I love it! I must admit that I hated to switch from the Janome MC9400 which I’ve been stitching on for … Continue reading

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