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Wednesday, 21 May 2014 15:05

Embroidery Project

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Thomas Knaur shares his "Think Board"
Think-Board

This project has a great embroidery design and uses chalkboard fabric. Think of the possiblities!

"I made the first of these Think Boards for my daughter (Bee) as a place to write down ideas now that she is starting in on, or to draw something she wanted to have in her room for a while. It is a Think Board because I wanted Bee to see it as a place to engage in writing (and drawing) as an active thinking process, not just a method of recording thoughts or ideas that are finished. So, I called it a Think Board, a place where she can go to think things out through writing or drawing or those inscrutable markings that only she seems to understand..."

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Monday, 19 May 2014 15:50

Memorial Day Financing

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Financing Offer  - 0% Interest for 48 Months
May 21st - 27th
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Your participating Janome dealer and GE Capital Home Design have a great Memorial Day special financing offer. Get 0% interest and 48 month financing when you make a Janome purchase over $3000.

This is a great time to bring home one of Janome’s dream machines. With so many fabulous machines to choose from, the choice is yours. The top of the line Horizon Memory Craft 15000 can handle all of your Sewing, Quilting and Embroidery projects. Maybe you’d rather take home the Horizon Memory Craft 12000, the Horizon Memory Craft 8900 Quilter's Companion Pro, or the colorful Memory Craft 9900 sewing and embroidery machine. Or purchase a combination of machines, software, and furniture to completely outfit your sewing room.

Take advantage of 0% financing over 48 months. That means 4 years of quilting, sewing, and embroidery interest-free! This offer is available to qualified buyers who finance their purchase through a GE Capital Home Design account and meet the minimum payment requirements.

More Information about the Financing Offer

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Friday, 16 May 2014 08:00

New Anna Maria Horner Project

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Piece a Cake Dress

Piece-A-Cake

Anna Maria Horner has created another fantastic design for Janome.

I am so happy to introduce the Piece-A-Cake baby dress! After sewing for my kiddos for years (and years) I have come to rely on simple patterns that are not overwhelmed with details. This one is the perfect opportunity to play with favorite fabrics, add details and even to make a batch of them at once. I also really appreciate that in just a couple of hours my little one can have a new dress ready to go. That is helpful when she seems to grow from one size to another in about that much time!

Enjoy the pattern & and I can't wait to see your Piece-A-Cakes!!

xo, Anna Maria

Check out the video on how to make the Piece-A-Cake dress on YouTube

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Monday, 12 May 2014 15:41

New Project: April Showers Wall Hanging

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April Showers Wall Hanging

April-ShowersTake some time to celebrate Spring to create an excellent wall hanging

Erin Schlosser has created this wonderful wall hanging using a Memory Craft 15000 and Artistic software. Erin utilized Artistic software's embroidery designs to create the embroidery patterns and applique. The Wall hanging is finished with rectangle quilt blocks and a border. This is a short project that leaves the colors and design up to the creator.

Embroidery Designs: Download

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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.

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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.

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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!

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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

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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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