Jim and Diane Stutsman have done it again! You may be familiar with their other apps: FootBook, My 15000 and Quilting in the Hoop. To see more information about Jim and Diane and all they offer, go to their website at: http://www.onlinesewing.com. The ThreadBook is one app you will want to have in your sewing and embroidery toolbox. What is ThreadBook? Jim and Diane state: “ThreadBook is the ideal tool for managing the threads you use for sewing or embroidery….Read More
There is so much you can do in AcuStitch Software using the included stitches and stitches you design in HorizonLink Stitch Composer. Using the Snow Crystal shape and heirloom stitches you can see a collection of designs. As an example, you could design a variety of shapes and embroider them on quilt blocks. The design process can become very addictive!
Yes, you can make crochet edges using your Janome 15000. This video from onlinesewing.com shows you how to make a crochet edge using an Heirloom Stitch on the Janome 15000. You can experiment with different stitches. If you have not checked out onlinesewing.com you might want to take a look at this very informative website. Cindy Losekamp (www.sewingart.com) produced a wonderful workbook a few years ago (2006). The book shows you how to use a range of stitches to…Read More
Take a look at all the options for using a twin needle. Use twin needles for pintucks, topstitching, single and multi-colored decorative seams and hems. Always refer to your manual regarding the size of twin needles recommended for your machine. This chart can be very helpful for setting up twin needle projects. TwinNeedleChart This video shows the basics for threading your sewing machine for use with a twin needle.
Here is a Handi Tip from Handi Quilter.
Everyone is learning about the Handi Quilter longarm quilting machine and having so much fun.
Samples of quilts and quilted projects by Gina Siembieda, Handi Quilter National Educator.
Everyone had a great time at the Barn Art Workshop this past Saturday. The next class is July 20. Working on designs. Some of the finished art.
Janome has produced a video with instructions for using the AcuSetter App. The project for the video is the His and Her towels.
Janome has released a new PC software for embroidery machines.The software is an enhanced AcuStitch (contained in HorizonLink Suite under EmbLink Tool) and a copy of Stitch Composer. These programs stand alone and are not part of HorizonLink. Take a look at this short video I did to show you just a small part of what this software can do. I pulled in an embroidery and then used a decorative stitch for the stem and flower pot. The same stitch used…Read More