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Wednesday, 07 May 2014 13:39

Mother's Day Project

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Long Distance from Mom this Mother's Day?
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Make a reminder with this Long Distance embroidery design!

Terry Aruta, Janome educator, has created this wonderful design that is available for download. Stitch out the whole country then use the heart embroidery and cut files to cut out small appliqué hearts. Place one where you live, one where the person you are missing lives, and connect using a thick straight stitch in contrasting thread.

This project is a special way to show that you are still connected to loved ones that live across the country.

View Long Distance Pillow Project

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Monday, 05 May 2014 13:12

New Project: Bags for Special Occasions

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clutchMake a clutch to match your dress!

As we approach prom and wedding season, look to impress with a DIY accessory project from Janome. 

Janome Educator Susan Clark has made three different accessories. Follow these three methods for making a wristlet, small hand bag, and an over the shoulder bag for whatever special occasion you have coming up in your life! Now you can make a bag that will match your dress perfectly!

This project utilizes Artistic Software to design and create the embroidery and the template for the rhinestones.

View Project and Instructions

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Wednesday, 30 April 2014 15:17

30 Years with Janome

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The Fabric Garden Celebrates their 30th year as a Janome Dealer

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This May marks the 30th year that The Fabric Garden in Madison, Maine, has been an authorized Janome Dealer. To celebrate this great accomplishment we asked Michaela (Kala) Murphy and Celia Murphy to share some of their thoughts looking back over the past 30 years.

"My mother and my aunt instilled the love of both sewing and fabric. Nurturing that love led me to a career in this business where we try to instill both of those into each and every customer. This is a business that has been a love of mine for a long time."

The Fabric Garden located at 167 Lakewood Road (Route 201) in Madison, Maine. They have been a loyal Janome dealer for 30 years and has attained numerous awards in the Janome America Steps to Success Program. The Fabric Garden is open 7 days a week to provide support to their Janome customers, and a staff with over 250 years combined sewing and quilting experience to offer advice on projects of all skill levels.

Visit the The Fabric Garden website

Visit The Fabric Garden on Saturday, May 17th for Janome Appreciation Day for Big sales and free gifts!

Read the Entire Article

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Monday, 28 April 2014 09:00

Machine Giveaway Winner!

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Pinterest-annouceAnd the winner is...

Lisa G. from Pensacola Beach, Florida won the Janome DC2014 for following Janome America on Pinterest. When we informed Lisa that she had been selected as the winner, this is how she responded,

"I have dreamed of a Janome for a long time. I have a local dealer for Janome and I drool over the machines each time I go in. My dream is to one day get one for embroidery. Thank you so very much for this machine!!!! (Jumping up and down)"

We are very happy that we made Lisa's day. Make sure to subscribe to our monthly email newsletter and continue to check back with us on Janome.com and on our Facebook page for more opportunites to win great Janome products!

Janome America Pinterest

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Friday, 25 April 2014 11:15

New Quilt Project

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jumpingjacksKaye Wood's Jump Jacks Quilt

It may look like a work out, but these jump jacks are easiliy made with wedges!

Kaye Wood shows how to quilt this whimsical design with lots of movement and fun! This quilt also uses the Circular Sewing Attachment to draw perfectly quilted circles around the block centers.

Kaye Wood’s Website:
http://www.kayewood.com/

Kaye Wood’s YouTube channel

Click here to download instructions

View Project and Instructions

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Wednesday, 23 April 2014 15:32

New Product: LED Light

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USB-LEDOur popular LED light in two sizes!

Sometimes your extra-detailed work needs a little extra illumination. The Super Bright LED Compact light affixes to the underside of your sewing machine’s arm and casts a bright light onto your entire sewing project.

The light can be powered by the machine’s USB hub or a traditional outlet and the velcro backing and cord guide keeps the cable neat and organized. Finally you’ll have access to extra light without having to maneuver a desk lamp around your machine and sewing project. The Super Bright LED Compact measures just 2 1/2 inches, allowing it to fit on any model.

Super Bright Compact LED: 2 1/2 inches

Super Bright LED: 4 1/2 inches

Visit your local Janome dealer to purchase these great lights.

Super Bright Compact LED

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Monday, 21 April 2014 10:29

Hedgie Pin Cushion

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hedgie26Make a softie hedgehog that can be a toy or a pin cushion!

This project is brought to you by Sam Hunter of Hunter's Design Studio.

Did you know you should change your sewing machine needle regularly? It's as important as changing the oil in your car. A dull needle can ruin your fabric, but it also makes your machine work harder than it needs to. Sam changes needles after every 8-10 hours of sewing.

If you don't like to dispose of your old needles in the trashbecaquse it might hurt someone. Make one of these hedgehogs and put all of your dead needles into an old pincushion. This design is fun because the used needles become part of the design. A hedgehog is the perfect needle-y critter!

Click here to download pattern

Hedgehog Pin Cushion Project

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Thursday, 17 April 2014 12:46

Easter Treats Project

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Show your love this Easter with these adorable treat holders!

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Michelle Dorsey, of www.SewMichelle.com, has made it easy for you with her design and instructions.

The little bunny's paw will wrap around your favorite treats easily and delight everyone. Whether you are making treats for your children or grandchildren's baskets or if you are just delivering some sweetness to your friends and family, these treat tags will brigthten anyone's day!

To download a PDF of the Project Instructions - Click here

Download Embroidery Design: "Sweet Suprise"

Download Embroidery Design: "Some Bunny Loves You"

Easter Treat Holder Project Page

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Wednesday, 16 April 2014 09:56

Janome on Pinterest

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Follow Janome America on PinterestPinterest-annouce

Janome America is launching our Pinterest page and we’d like you to follow our boards. Pinterest is a great way for us to share our ideas and projects with our fans and to serve as a place for inspiration. You’ll find pictures, step by step project tutorials and project videos that we’ve created to share with you.

The Creative Projects board is a mixture of projects that we've created here at Janome and projects that can be completed using our machines. Follow our boards so you can stay up to date on all of the new projects that we pin.

Take a look at our page, follow our boards and re-pin.

Janome America Pinterest

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Monday, 14 April 2014 14:32

Subscribe to E-News

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Subscribe to receive our monthly e-newsletter that includes new product information, upcoming events, special deals and product giveaways. April’s newsletter will go out this Tuesday, April 15th.

Last month, subscribers that completed a survey were entered into a drawing to win a Horizon Memory Craft 15000.

Subscribe now, and don’t miss out on the next chance to win great products from Janome.

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