3 Way Cording Foot – Accessory Of The Month March 2020

 

The 3-way cording foot will hold one, two or three fine cords or threads. Because they are attached to the foot, the required design can be easily followed and the cords are perfectly placed.

A variety of utility or decorative stitches can be sewn over the cords to couch them onto base fabrics.

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12 Days of Christmas | Day 6 Attachments Quilting

Starting from top, left to right: Quilt Binder Attachment
AcuFeed Flex™ Foot, Darning Foot, Free Motion Quilting ZigZag Foot QV 9mm – Pivot Models, AcuFeed Flex™ ¼’’ Foot, Single Acufeed Flex™ Foot

  1. Quilt Binder Attachment: The Quilt Binder Set is the perfect accessory for quick and trouble-free binding, with a superior design based on industrial binding attachments. The cone on the front of the fabric holder feeds and folds fabric for a ½” finished binding. Two upper screws on the binder allows you to adjust the fold of the fabric – set them at the same length for a straight stitch, or set the bottom a bit further than the top for a blanket stitch. Use the quilt binder set to produce ½’’ binding which can handle quilt fabric and other thick fabrics. A The set creates straight line binding for large quilts and also adds an eye-catching accent to any small items such as placemats and hot pads.
  2. AcuFeed Flex™ Foot: The twin type dual feed attachments give you superior stability by taking full advantage of a wider stance. Engage the exclusive AcuFeed™ /AcuFeed Flex™ fabric feeding system and feel your project moving together under the needle with perfect precision.
  3. Darning Foot: Sometimes referred to as the embroidery foot, the darning foot is used for ‘free hand’ embroidery and darning to ensure proper stitch formation, minimize skipped stitches and puckering and also protect your fingers while you move the fabric freely under the needle. Especially beneficial to those just learning how to do free hand embroidery. The open toe version greatly improves visibility of stitches and is especially popular with quilters.
  4. Free Motion Quilting ZigZag Foot QV 9mm – Pivot Models: The clear view foot moves smoothly over uneven layers such as fabric with cording or ribbon, and can also be used with zigzag stitches.
  5. AcuFeed Flex™ ¼’’ Foot: A popular foot with patchworkers for that essential 1/4-inch seam. The guide on the foot enables you to sew a perfect 1/4 inch seam every time. The guide can also be used wherever a 1/4-inch seam is called for but the markings on the needle plate cannot be used, such as when completing a flat-felled seam.
  6. Single Acufeed Flex™ Foot: In addition to the original twin type, single type feet can now be used, expanding sewing possibilities. AcuFeed Flex™ keeps your thickest, trickiest layers moving in perfect sync with the feed dogs. You’re going to love the new AcuFeed Flex™ feet for stitching your fluffiest quilts, installing zippers, or matching seams!

12 Days of Christmas | Day 7 Scissors Trimming

When doing projects with small pieces or fine threads a small pair of scissors are a must. Janome has excellent little scissors that allow you to get nice and close to your work. These small pink scissors are approximately 4’’ with a sharp point on the end. This style of scissor makes cutting out awkward areas very simple. Whether you are a machine embroider cutting away applique or cutwork or a dressmaker trimming threads and cutting curves this pair of scissors are an excellent investment. Head into your local Janome retailer to purchase your very own pair today.

Part number: 803 813 007 – Embroidery Scissors – Pink

12 Days of Christmas | Day 8 Needles Threading

No matter how advanced or sophisticated the sewing machine has become, the basic principle of selecting the correct needle to be used must still apply. Quite simply, the finer the fabric the finer the needle, the heavier the fabric the heavier the needle, but whether fine or heavy it is important to replace your needles regularly. In order to achieve the very best results from a Janome Machine, we recommend that you use the correct Janome needle for the fabric you are using and that they are changed approximately every 8 – 10 hours. Using other brands of needle may cause stitching issues as they differ in length to Janome needles and are structurally different.

NEEDLE CHART
Needle
Fabric
Size
Regular Sharp
Very Light Weight:
9
Chiffon, Georgette, Fine Lace, Organdie, Net, Tulle etc.
Light Weight:
11
Batiste, Lawn, Voile, Gingham.
Medium Weight:
12 or 14
Muslin, Poplin, Gabardine, Broadcloth, Linen, Velvet.
Heavy Weight:
16
Fake Fur, Wool, Curtain Fabrics.

Ballpoint
Light Weight:
11
Tricot, Lingerie Fabrics
Medium Weight:
12
Jersey, Interlock (T Shirting)
Heavy Weight:
14
Double Knit, Fleecy

Blue Tip
Taffeta, Satin, Crepe De Chine, Polyester, Silk, Peachskin, Microfiber, Machine Embroidery
11

Purple Tip
Taffeta, Satin, Crepe De Chine, Polyester, Silk, Peachskin, Microfiber, Machine Embroidery
14

Red Tip
Machine Embroidery for Sewing Dense Designs & Metallic Threads.
14

Denim
Denim, Canvas, Sailcloth, Shade cloth
16

Leather
Leather, Vinyl, Suede, Rubber Backed Curtains
11, 14, 16

Top Stitch
Use with Topstitch Thread or Metallic Threads When Stitching Decorative Patterns.
11, 14

 

 

12 Days of Christmas | Day 9 Thread Stitching

From years past when it was an exclusively hand-sewn affair, embroidery was not only a practical part of everyday life but was also used to add a touch of elegance. Over time embroidery has evolved to include beautiful multi-hued patterns and various combinations of threads and fabrics.

Enjoy the wonderful world of embroidery with high quality Janome embroidery thread collections. Start with the highest quality fabrics and threads to ensure your creations maintain their beauty for years to come. Carefully plan your embellishments and test before sewing your actual project. Then let the precision of your Janome sewing machine and accessories do the work.

Each box contains 27 assorted coloured threads and a bobbinfil reel.

Box 1
Box 2
Box 3

12 Days of Christmas | Day 11 Hoops Embroidering

Janome has a variety of hoops to meet your embroidery needs. From the small free arm hoop for adding just a bit of embroidery, to the Macro / Giga / Grande hoops for extra-large designs, we have the hoops to meet your layout needs depending on the machine.

Please quote your machine model when ordering. We have listed all the hoops available for Janome machines both standard and optional with their size for your reference. The hoops are listed in the machine model grouping.

MC15000, MC14000 & MC12000
859 436 005        Hat Hoop Insert – Optional
ASQ22 Hoop       ACUFIL Quilting Kit MC14000 & MC12000 (220 x 220) – Optional
859 820 000        GR Hoop (230 x 300) – Standard
859 821 001        Magnetic Clamps for GR Hoop (Pack of 4) – Standard
859 822 002        SQ23 Hoop (230 x 230) – Standard
859 823 003        SQ14 Hoop (140 x 140) – Standard
859 824 004        FA10 Hoop (100 x 40) – Standard
Skyline S9 & MC9900
861 402 205        FA10a (100 x 40) – Standard for S9 and Optional for MC9900
861 803 509        RE20a (170 x 200) – Standard
861 804 407        SQ14a (140 x 140) – Standard
MC11000 & MC11000SE
200 335 003        Hat Hoop (Fits in RE Hoop. Sews ST Hoop Area) – Optional
860 402 006        FA Hoop (Free arm) (50 x 50) – Optional
860 403 007        MA Hoop (Macro) (200 x 280) – Optional
860 421 001        RE Hoop (140 x 200) – Optional
860 433 006        AQ Hoop (140 X 200) – Standard for MC11000SE only
860 801 009        SQ Hoop (200 x 200) – Standard
860 802 000        ST Hoop (126 x 110) – Standard
MC500E & MC400E (Model Specific)
864 403 009        RE28B Hoop (200mm x 280mm) – Standard for MC500E only
864 404 000        SQ20B Hoop (200mm X 200mm) – Standard
864 405 001        RE20B Hoop (140mm X200mm) – Optional
864 406 002        SQ14B Hoop (140mm X 140mm) – Optional
864 407 003        RE10B Hoop (100mm X 40mm) – Optional
864 402 008        Acufil Quilting Kit ASQ18B (180mm X180mm) – Optional for MC500E and MC400E
MC300E, MC350E, MC370E, MC9500, MC9700, MC10000, MC10001
200 335 003        Hat Hoop (Fits in B Hoop. Sews A Hoop Area) – Optional
850 406 009        D Hoop (Giga) (size of two B Hoops) – Optional
850 411 007        F Hoop (Round Spring Loaded) (126 x 110) – Optional
850 801 008        A Hoop (126 x 110) – Standard
850 802 009        B Hoop (140 x 200) – Standard
850 803 000        C Hoop (Free Arm) (50 x 50) – Optional
MC200E
856 401 002        J Hoop (50 x 50) – Optional
856 801 006        J Hoop (Standard) (140 x 140) – Standard
MB-4, MB-4S, MB-7
770 480 006        Sock Hoop – Optional
770 489 005        Flat Hat Hoop (Sews M2 Designs and lower) – Optional
770 487 106        J6 Monogram Hoop (66 x 66) – Optional
770 487 405        J8 Monogram Hoop (120 x 121) – Optional
770 487 508        J4 Monogram Hoop (42 x 67) – Optional
770 807 003        M1 Hoop (Standard) (240 x 200) – Standard
770 808 004        M2 Hoop (Standard) (126 x 110) – Standard
770 809 005        M3 Hoop (Standard) (50 x 50) – Standard
770 482 008       Hoop Holder for Monogram Hoops (Must have this in order to use J4, J6, J8 hoops)
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