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Re: Stupendous Stitching projects

vicki chrobak
 

I won't tell Anna. It's for your use & you can do as you want & have time. Or not. I think the intent is more to open your mind to all the possibilities you machine has.

--
Vicki Jo

I cheated,I did not do the stitch bible.


Re: Stupendous Stitching projects

vicki chrobak
 

Enjoy Gerda.
Also, what is a zentangle?

--
Vicki Jo


I also think an enlarged zentangle would be a nice starting point. (Quilting Arts has an issue where they do this for a quilt)

And adding the handstitches after the machine work gives it a final personal touch. So I will sign up for the course. The way the instructor talks to you is like you are sitting in a classroom with her so it is a good substitute for a real class which I can't attend as I live in Holland.

Gerda


Re: Stupendous Stitching projects

Anna C Simon <rbs11739@...>
 

I cheated,I did not do the stitch bible. 
 
 
 
 
Ann Simon
Our Etsy store

-------Original Message-------
 
Date: 2/11/2012 3:31:49 AM
Subject: Re: [janome12000] Re: Stupendous Stitching projects
 
 

Hello Ladies,
thanks for mentioning this class. It looks like a fun way to play with the machine and getting to know it.

I'm making samples of the stitches right now, just in the default setting, but in one of the 2 minute-pieces of video they show for free, the instructor mentioned making a stitch bible and getting 3 very different stitches from 1 stitch by just altering length and width (which is obvious, but making the samples in default setting is already a lot of work so I didn't experiment yet).

I also think an enlarged zentangle would be a nice starting point. (Quilting Arts has an issue where they do this for a quilt)

And adding the handstitches after the machine work gives it a final personal touch. So I will sign up for the course. The way the instructor talks to you is like you are sitting in a classroom  with her so it is a good substitute for a real class which I can't attend as I live in Holland.

Gerda

Op 10-02-12 00:52, vicki chrobak schreef:

 

Thank you Barbara. I had a ball with both versions of my project. I
took the class specifically for inspiration & it did not fail me. The
instructor's only rule was "There are no rules" --right up my alley & I
used it to the hilt. Almost didn't know when to quit beading. So yes,
I do recommend it. I also learned a new way to finish my fm
wallhangings. What I liked best was getting a totally new perspective &
a new way to use my machine & hand needlework. On my first project I
felted fabric from rayon thread scraps & silk scraps for the background
in lieu of recommended batik fabric. Go for it, you won't be sorry.

--
Vicki Jo

What I liked best was getting a totally new perspective
I like your project! I hadn't thought the stupendious stitching was a class I wanted to buy, as I could "do it myself" ,but now...maybe a class for inspiration might be nice. Do you recommend it, and what did you like best about it? I just bought the craftsy "Jean-ious: Reverse engineer" class, so can buy another course this week for $25.

Is anyone doing the free quilting block of the month? I've taught quilting for years, but am still doing it. I ALWAYS learn something from a teacher, so love to take classes, as well as teaching them. The blocks are fun so far. Barbara Jean

 


Re: OT Re: Email and other nightmares

Anna C Simon <rbs11739@...>
 

How about Ossie and Harriet, and Texaco Star Theater,with uncle Milty. I guess that makes me OLD. 
 
 
 
 
Ann Simon
Our Etsy store

-------Original Message-------
 
Date: 2/10/2012 10:43:06 PM
Subject: [janome12000] OT Re: Email and other nightmares
 
 

Sadly that's not the oldest show I remember. I go all the way back to Winky Dink!

--- In janome12000@..., "grandma" wrote:
>
> Jim,
>
> The Hill was my Favorite TV show, I don't like the ones today. Cute reference!
>
> --- In janome12000@..., "Jim_Stutsman" wrote:
>

 


Re: Stupendous Stitching projects

gbmko
 

Gerda,
Where in the Netherlands do you live? I used to live in Soest. My husband was a pilot at the air base in Soesterberg. I don't remember much Dutch. My son was as fluent as a 5 year old can be, and was my translator most of the time...though most of the adults spoke English. My daughter was born while we lived there. I have the best memories of our time there. I need to go back and visit! Barbara Jean

--- In janome12000@yahoogroups.com, "pinguin60@..." <pinguin60@...> wrote:

Hello Ladies,
thanks for mentioning this class. It looks like a fun way to play with
the machine and getting to know it.

I'm making samples of the stitches right now, just in the default
setting, but in one of the 2 minute-pieces of video they show for free,
the instructor mentioned making a stitch bible and getting 3 very
different stitches from 1 stitch by just altering length and width
(which is obvious, but making the samples in default setting is already
a lot of work so I didn't experiment yet).

I also think an enlarged zentangle would be a nice starting point.
(Quilting Arts has an issue where they do this for a quilt)

And adding the handstitches after the machine work gives it a final
personal touch. So I will sign up for the course. The way the instructor
talks to you is like you are sitting in a classroom with her so it is a
good substitute for a real class which I can't attend as I live in Holland.

Gerda

Op 10-02-12 00:52, vicki chrobak schreef:

Thank you Barbara. I had a ball with both versions of my project. I
took the class specifically for inspiration & it did not fail me. The
instructor's only rule was "There are no rules" --right up my alley & I
used it to the hilt. Almost didn't know when to quit beading. So yes,
I do recommend it. I also learned a new way to finish my fm
wallhangings. What I liked best was getting a totally new perspective &
a new way to use my machine & hand needlework. On my first project I
felted fabric from rayon thread scraps & silk scraps for the background
in lieu of recommended batik fabric. Go for it, you won't be sorry.

--
Vicki Jo

What I liked best was getting a totally new perspective
I like your project! I hadn't thought the stupendious stitching was a
class I wanted to buy, as I could "do it myself" ,but now...maybe a
class for inspiration might be nice. Do you recommend it, and what did
you like best about it? I just bought the craftsy "Jean-ious: Reverse
engineer" class, so can buy another course this week for $25.

Is anyone doing the free quilting block of the month? I've taught
quilting for years, but am still doing it. I ALWAYS learn something
from a teacher, so love to take classes, as well as teaching them. The
blocks are fun so far. Barbara Jean


Re: Stupendous Stitching projects

Pinguin
 

Hello Ladies,
thanks for mentioning this class. It looks like a fun way to play with the machine and getting to know it.

I'm making samples of the stitches right now, just in the default setting, but in one of the 2 minute-pieces of video they show for free, the instructor mentioned making a stitch bible and getting 3 very different stitches from 1 stitch by just altering length and width (which is obvious, but making the samples in default setting is already a lot of work so I didn't experiment yet).

I also think an enlarged zentangle would be a nice starting point. (Quilting Arts has an issue where they do this for a quilt)

And adding the handstitches after the machine work gives it a final personal touch. So I will sign up for the course. The way the instructor talks to you is like you are sitting in a classroom  with her so it is a good substitute for a real class which I can't attend as I live in Holland.

Gerda

Op 10-02-12 00:52, vicki chrobak schreef:

 

Thank you Barbara. I had a ball with both versions of my project. I
took the class specifically for inspiration & it did not fail me. The
instructor's only rule was "There are no rules" --right up my alley & I
used it to the hilt. Almost didn't know when to quit beading. So yes,
I do recommend it. I also learned a new way to finish my fm
wallhangings. What I liked best was getting a totally new perspective &
a new way to use my machine & hand needlework. On my first project I
felted fabric from rayon thread scraps & silk scraps for the background
in lieu of recommended batik fabric. Go for it, you won't be sorry.

--
Vicki Jo

What I liked best was getting a totally new perspective
I like your project! I hadn't thought the stupendious stitching was a class I wanted to buy, as I could "do it myself" ,but now...maybe a class for inspiration might be nice. Do you recommend it, and what did you like best about it? I just bought the craftsy "Jean-ious: Reverse engineer" class, so can buy another course this week for $25.

Is anyone doing the free quilting block of the month? I've taught quilting for years, but am still doing it. I ALWAYS learn something from a teacher, so love to take classes, as well as teaching them. The blocks are fun so far. Barbara Jean


Re: janome12000 : Message: Upcoming Janome products

Helen Brown
 

Can't wait until cloth setter is available!


OT Re: Email and other nightmares

Jim_Stutsman <jim@...>
 

Sadly that's not the oldest show I remember. I go all the way back to Winky Dink!

--- In janome12000@yahoogroups.com, "grandma" <ehuff12@...> wrote:

Jim,

The Hill was my Favorite TV show, I don't like the ones today. Cute reference!

--- In janome12000@yahoogroups.com, "Jim_Stutsman" <jim@> wrote:


Re: Email and other nightmares

grandma
 

Jim,

The Hill was my Favorite TV show, I don't like the ones today. Cute reference!

--- In janome12000@yahoogroups.com, "Jim_Stutsman" <jim@...> wrote:


Re: Picture of project from the Janome 12000 site

vicki chrobak
 

I like your projects Barbara. And I appreciate that the pillow shows how to use stitch composer. I was frozen as to how to use it & when you mentioned the pillow used it I found the project. Now I have the guts to play with it.

--
Vicki Jo


Re: Picture of project from the Janome 12000 site

Sherry Martin
 

I also don't like the O foot that well, for a different reason. I like to run my fabric right up next to the edge of the guide, although my instructor where I bought the machine says thats not really what you are supposed to do; not sure why. When I set the needle as far to the right as it will go, I still can't put the fabric right next to the guide and get a good scant 1/4" seam. It seems better on the acufeed 1/4" foot, but I have trouble seeing the guide on that one because of the design.

So today I just used the regular zig zag and found a good needle placement to use the edge as a guide.

Too bad, because I also have a Janome 3160 that I have been using for classes and that 1/4" foot can be set so the guide works exactly like I like to use it. Although my instructor in another class I am taking says she doesn't like the guides because they can move while sewing.

--- In janome12000@yahoogroups.com, "gbmko" <gbmko@...> wrote:

I posted the pictures (Barbara Jean album) I took of my version of the neck roll/tootsie roll pillow. I followed the directions exactly (I think!)for creating the stitch in stitch composer, and used the embroidery design suggested. I did a double needle stitch on the edge of tootsie roll, to check that out. It's pretty narrow, as you need to use such a narrow double needle. I also posted a picture of the blocks from the free craftsy quilt course. It was a great way to experiment with the different patchwork settings on the machine, to find that "perfect" 1/4 inch seam. (Which none of the pre-sets were, for me!) I must be old school, as I am not a big fan of the O foot. I want to be able to be able to see the edge of the fabric, and for perfect joinings, stitch right up to my pin..the guide on the O foot doesn't go over pins well. Maybe I can remove the guide? I did discover that the setting I saved in the patchwork setting for my perfect 1/4 inch with the O foot, was also the perfect setting for using the edge of the A and F foot as my guide, so that worked, except my view of the intersections was kind of obstructed. I'll need to check out the clear quilting foot. Barbara Jean


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Judy <judyjanome@...>
 


Picture of project from the Janome 12000 site

gbmko
 

I posted the pictures (Barbara Jean album) I took of my version of the neck roll/tootsie roll pillow. I followed the directions exactly (I think!)for creating the stitch in stitch composer, and used the embroidery design suggested. I did a double needle stitch on the edge of tootsie roll, to check that out. It's pretty narrow, as you need to use such a narrow double needle. I also posted a picture of the blocks from the free craftsy quilt course. It was a great way to experiment with the different patchwork settings on the machine, to find that "perfect" 1/4 inch seam. (Which none of the pre-sets were, for me!) I must be old school, as I am not a big fan of the O foot. I want to be able to be able to see the edge of the fabric, and for perfect joinings, stitch right up to my pin..the guide on the O foot doesn't go over pins well. Maybe I can remove the guide? I did discover that the setting I saved in the patchwork setting for my perfect 1/4 inch with the O foot, was also the perfect setting for using the edge of the A and F foot as my guide, so that worked, except my view of the intersections was kind of obstructed. I'll need to check out the clear quilting foot. Barbara Jean


Re: Stupendous Stitching projects...and stitch composer!

gbmko
 

Yes...that's the machine I bought. I just couldn't remember the name!
And the 12000 for the stitches.

--- In janome12000@yahoogroups.com, vicki chrobak <tulsajo1@...> wrote:

Barbara, I didn't use the 12000 for felting, I used the Janome fm725.

--
Vicki Jo


Re: Upcoming Janome products

Jim_Stutsman <jim@...>
 

I have no information on what's free and what's not. However, based on experience with the 11000, I am certain that hoops will NOT be free upgrades. There has never been a free upgrade involving any kind of hardware, be it hoop, bobbin holder, feet, or whatever. The only upgrades that are free are those that you can download.

--- In janome12000@yahoogroups.com, vicki chrobak <tulsajo1@...> wrote:

WOW! Love the hoop confirmation to protect me from myself! Also
couching foot & bobbin holder for FMQ. Are the Quilting & Hat hoops
free upgrades?

--
Vicki Jo


Re: Upcoming Janome products

vicki chrobak
 

WOW! Love the hoop confirmation to protect me from myself! Also couching foot & bobbin holder for FMQ. Are the Quilting & Hat hoops free upgrades?

--
Vicki Jo

Well here's some good news for a Friday afternoon. Janome has been listening and they have announced some new goodies for us:

� AcuFil Quilting Kit including AQS22 Quilting Hoop (220mm x 220mm)
� Improvements to Jump Thread Trimming
� Bobbin Thread Sensor Enhancement
� New Flat Hat Hoop for MC12000
� Improvements to Sewing Applications
� Hoop Confirmation setting to prevent the use of wrong hoop
� True 9mm Alphabet on upper case, numbers and symbols on Horizon Link
� Enhanced template printing options
� New Optional Accessories :
Free-Motion Couching Foot
Long Quilting Guide Bar set
Circular sewing attachment
Bobbin Holder for FMQ/Hand-look stitches
Protective Sheet
� Universal Sewing Table
� Clothsetter


Re: Upcoming Janome products

Sherry Martin
 

I'm SO excited!

--- In janome12000@yahoogroups.com, "Jim_Stutsman" <jim@...> wrote:

Well here's some good news for a Friday afternoon. Janome has been listening and they have announced some new goodies for us:

· AcuFil Quilting Kit including AQS22 Quilting Hoop (220mm x 220mm)
· Improvements to Jump Thread Trimming
· Bobbin Thread Sensor Enhancement
· New Flat Hat Hoop for MC12000
· Improvements to Sewing Applications
· Hoop Confirmation setting to prevent the use of wrong hoop
· True 9mm Alphabet on upper case, numbers and symbols on Horizon Link
· Enhanced template printing options
· New Optional Accessories :
Free-Motion Couching Foot
Long Quilting Guide Bar set
Circular sewing attachment
Bobbin Holder for FMQ/Hand-look stitches
Protective Sheet
· Universal Sewing Table
· Clothsetter

There is no time frame given for these, and I'm sure they won't all come at the same time. We'll just have to try to be patient while we wait (Good luck with that!).


Re: Upcoming Janome products

redrocks55
 

This is great news, souonds like there might be somthing for everyone except for the 5x7 hoop I notice that is missing. Guess I wont be happy until we have some smaller hoops.
Marcia

--- In janome12000@yahoogroups.com, "Jim_Stutsman" <jim@...> wrote:

Well here's some good news for a Friday afternoon. Janome has been listening and they have announced some new goodies for us:

· AcuFil Quilting Kit including AQS22 Quilting Hoop (220mm x 220mm)
· Improvements to Jump Thread Trimming
· Bobbin Thread Sensor Enhancement
· New Flat Hat Hoop for MC12000
· Improvements to Sewing Applications
· Hoop Confirmation setting to prevent the use of wrong hoop
· True 9mm Alphabet on upper case, numbers and symbols on Horizon Link
· Enhanced template printing options
· New Optional Accessories :
Free-Motion Couching Foot
Long Quilting Guide Bar set
Circular sewing attachment
Bobbin Holder for FMQ/Hand-look stitches
Protective Sheet
· Universal Sewing Table
· Clothsetter

There is no time frame given for these, and I'm sure they won't all come at the same time. We'll just have to try to be patient while we wait (Good luck with that!).


Re: Stupendous Stitching projects...and stitch composer!

vicki chrobak
 

Barbara, I didn't use the 12000 for felting, I used the Janome fm725.

--
Vicki Jo


Upcoming Janome products

Jim_Stutsman <jim@...>
 

Well here's some good news for a Friday afternoon. Janome has been listening and they have announced some new goodies for us:

· AcuFil Quilting Kit including AQS22 Quilting Hoop (220mm x 220mm)
· Improvements to Jump Thread Trimming
· Bobbin Thread Sensor Enhancement
· New Flat Hat Hoop for MC12000
· Improvements to Sewing Applications
· Hoop Confirmation setting to prevent the use of wrong hoop
· True 9mm Alphabet on upper case, numbers and symbols on Horizon Link
· Enhanced template printing options
· New Optional Accessories :
Free-Motion Couching Foot
Long Quilting Guide Bar set
Circular sewing attachment
Bobbin Holder for FMQ/Hand-look stitches
Protective Sheet
· Universal Sewing Table
· Clothsetter

There is no time frame given for these, and I'm sure they won't all come at the same time. We'll just have to try to be patient while we wait (Good luck with that!).