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mkeegan651
 

Thank you for letting me join your group. I live in New Zealand and have a janome 15000.
 
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Carole O'Mara
 

I looked at the photo album for the firs time and am so impressed with the quilting and embroidery you ladies do.  There are 2 photos that I am interested in.  They were posted 1/04/18--last year.  

1.  Acufil Quilting Project 2.  The embroidery design is called Sea Swirl 3MM.  If you used this design, can you tell me where you purchased it as I'd like to purchase the design.  I find it difficult to find single run designs on the web.

2.  A quilt called Cold Spell.  Can you tell me the name of the pattern for the quilt and also where you purchased the embroidery design?  I'd like to make the quilt and use Acufil to embroider it.

All you ladies are an inspiration.  I love our group and learn so much from you.

Thanks,
Carole - Colorado


Re: Question

Carole O'Mara
 

Some thoughts.  My dealer gave me $4000 for my 12000, plus the extra accessories that I had bought.  Since I did a trade in, the cost of the 15K was $12,000 (MSRP)  was based on the $12,000.  If I had bought it w/o trade in cost would be $10,000.  Big difference.  We have an eBay store here where they will advertise on eBay, do the packing/shipping which would be paid by buyer.  Then, store owner takes his share, eBay takes theirs and you get something less than the advertised selling price.  It was easier for me to trade in.

So, since the MSRP is @ $12,000, with my trade in of $4,000, cost was $8,000.  Be sure to do the numbers before you commit.  

Good luck.
Carole





Re: Question

juliadlf.ny@...
 

Linda: I was in the same thought process you are going through. I started a year ago by researching the differences in the machine on the Janome site, then
reading posts on this forum as well as Facebook from those who bought the 15000. Many of what has already been mentioned is why I upgraded.

The one problem that consistently cropped up from owners with the 15000 was the automatic needle threader. Was it user error or a real problem with the machine? I do know that in order for the automatic needle threader to work on the Quiltmaker 15000, you have to lock the machine otherwise the button that you push on the machine will not light up nor work. A good reminder feature. However, I did run into an issue with the threader after doing 8 embroidery blocks where I had to change threads multiple times to different colors.  I took the machine into the dealer and they fixed it with a new one and not a problem since.  The second issue I see a lot of complaints is the WiFi. I have had no issue.

I went with the latest machine release (Quiltmaker 15000) out of the box in May 2018 because I do a lot of various projects and many of the features I would use plus I didn't have to constantly do or buy "add-ons". The only add on  I'm keeping from my 12000 is the RE18 Hoop which I purchased everything else is included in the new machine. 
The larger screen and ease of moving through functions is different from the 12000. BUT, the 15000 and 12000 stitch quality is exactly the same.  I will never use all the stitches you could do on either of these machines. The manual threader on the 12000 worked perfect for me. I loved my 12000 and had it a very long time and it took a lot of back and forth over a year to finally decide it was time to change.

Neither machine is cheap so choose wisely and those "Janome Specials" run several times a year with different offers so don't feel pressured.
Good luck with whatever you decide to do.
Julia


Re: Question

Marsha_Comcast
 

I bought my 15000 during a Janome event at my Dealer. So it was a lower price, extra thread packages, extra trade in amount, and I know it’s different each promo. They also had 0% financing. So if you can catch one of those you might get a better combination deal. 


Re: Question

Pam Davison
 

A lot of dealers give you little to nothing for a trade in.  Your expectations of what you would get for your 12000 as a trade in might be a stretch.


From: onlinesewing-janome@groups.io <onlinesewing-janome@groups.io> on behalf of itsatweetything <itsatweetything@...>
Sent: Tuesday, January 8, 2019 8:35:41 AM
To: onlinesewing-janome@groups.io
Subject: Re: [onlinesewing-janome] Question
 
Thank you for that information.  It helps.  They said I could get the 15000, for just under $10,000, but that did not
include my trade in, of the 12000.  What do you think  a trade in, amount would be?  And is the cost of the
1500, seem reasonable?  I am thinking with the trade in, I could get the 15000 for about $3,00 or $4,000.
Are my thoughts out of line? Or what do you think?


Re: Question

itsatweetything
 

Thank you for that information.  It helps.  They said I could get the 15000, for just under $10,000, but that did not
include my trade in, of the 12000.  What do you think  a trade in, amount would be?  And is the cost of the
1500, seem reasonable?  I am thinking with the trade in, I could get the 15000 for about $3,00 or $4,000.
Are my thoughts out of line? Or what do you think?


Re: Yet another security alert

Jim Stutsman
 

I froze our credit accounts at all the agencies when Experian got hacked. We're at the point in life where we use credit very seldom and it seemed the prudent thing to do.

This page has some helpful information: https://krebsonsecurity.com/tag/credit-freeze/


Re: Yet another security alert

Carole Hollmann
 

For those of you who had your identity stolen, did you have a credit report freeze on your accounts?  Jim, is this something you recommend?

Carole


On Jan 6, 2019, at 2:48 PM, onlinesewing via Groups.Io <onlinesewing@...> wrote:

I just got a phone call that was a recording stating that Apple security had been breached and my iCloud account was hacked. The Caller ID on my phone said "Apple Inc". Fortunately I already knew it was a scam from this post: Apple Phone Phishing Scams Getting Better

It is possible with today's technology to make the caller ID of a phone call appear to be anything you want. This opens the door for endless streams of miscreants trying to separate you from your personal information and money. If there really were a breach Apple is not going to personally call every one of their customers! They would likely use email, though that can be spoofed as well. If you get a call from Apple, Microsoft, or any company that you are doing business with DO NOT give out any information. Instead log into the website by typing in the address, NOT by clicking an email link. If there really is a problem you will know.


Re: Yet another security alert

Ginger Benckert
 

There is so much stuff going on you would think someone would do something. What I was told was that it cost too much to go after them, so the companies and just write it off, no one cares about the poor person who got ripped off. I did learn to turn my computer off at night when not using it and they can't get in there.

GINGER
https://www.stitchedinfaith.com

Custom embroidery and stock designs

On January 7, 2019 at 1:19 PM "Cat - N via Groups.Io" <navillusc@...> wrote:

I am so sorry to hear that your identity was stolen.  I am glad it is straightened out now, but I also know it is awful to have that happen.  My friend's identity was stolen many years ago by a guy who handled physical paper records at an RV place where my friend was a physical customer.  The guy who stole my friend's identity had a girlfriend, who eventually felt 'guilty' enough that her boyfriend was living in another state, using his identity, and she called them on the phone to let them know.  Back then, no one seemed to give a hoot about identity theft...not even the Sheriff's office here or there, or any law enforcement would do anything to the guy.  They eventually did get stuff straightened out, but at least today, they pay more attention when it happens.  That says a lot, I guess, considering how frenquently it happens anymore.  Such an awful deal.

I am sick of the scams and robo calls on my phone (land line) phone, too...and having my cell phone call itself from its own number when no one is even in the same room with it (with the number being 'spoofed' of course).  Seems 'criminal' to me to harrass people that way using 'tools' they pay for, but the carrier sloughed it off pretty nonchalantly when I reported it.

Sad...

Much more fun to sew...

- Cat



Re: Yet another security alert

Ginger Benckert
 

I think if they wanted to they could of caught them. Either when they went to cash the gift certificates which there would of been no way they knew they got voided, or Comcast getting the mail they forwarded to themselves and then deleted my mail that Target sent. No one cares because they say it's not real big business and they just write it off. In my case they didn't need to write anything off, and I cancelled the gift card before they tried to cash them, emptied my bank account and closed my credit card. It would of been so easy to catch them. 

GINGER
https://www.stitchedinfaith.com

Custom embroidery and stock designs

On January 7, 2019 at 10:59 AM bhd02@... wrote:

Thanks for sharing your story. My ID was stolen by someone who hacked my retirement records and those of many others. Fortunately they were caught but not before much damage was done. It took me 6 months to straighten things out. They are everywhere.


Re: Yet another security alert

Jocelyne Levesque
 

Thank-you for keeping us informed.

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On Sun, 1/6/19, onlinesewing via Groups.Io <onlinesewing=icloud.com@groups.io> wrote:

Subject: [onlinesewing-janome] Yet another security alert
To: onlinesewing-janome@groups.io
Received: Sunday, January 6, 2019, 2:48 PM

I just got a phone call that was a
recording stating that Apple security had been breached and
my iCloud account was hacked. The Caller ID on my phone said
"Apple Inc". Fortunately I already knew it was a
scam from this post: Apple
Phone Phishing Scams Getting Better

It is possible with today's technology to make the
caller ID of a phone call appear to be anything you want.
This opens the door for endless streams of miscreants trying
to separate you from your personal information and money. If
there really were a breach Apple is not going to personally
call every one of their customers! They would likely use
email, though that can be spoofed as well. If you get a call
from Apple, Microsoft, or any company that you are doing
business with DO NOT give out any information. Instead log
into the website by typing in the address, NOT by clicking
an email link. If there really is a problem you will know.


Re: Yet another security alert

Cat - N
 

I am so sorry to hear that your identity was stolen.  I am glad it is straightened out now, but I also know it is awful to have that happen.  My friend's identity was stolen many years ago by a guy who handled physical paper records at an RV place where my friend was a physical customer.  The guy who stole my friend's identity had a girlfriend, who eventually felt 'guilty' enough that her boyfriend was living in another state, using his identity, and she called them on the phone to let them know.  Back then, no one seemed to give a hoot about identity theft...not even the Sheriff's office here or there, or any law enforcement would do anything to the guy.  They eventually did get stuff straightened out, but at least today, they pay more attention when it happens.  That says a lot, I guess, considering how frenquently it happens anymore.  Such an awful deal.

I am sick of the scams and robo calls on my phone (land line) phone, too...and having my cell phone call itself from its own number when no one is even in the same room with it (with the number being 'spoofed' of course).  Seems 'criminal' to me to harrass people that way using 'tools' they pay for, but the carrier sloughed it off pretty nonchalantly when I reported it.

Sad...

Much more fun to sew...

- Cat



Re: Yet another security alert

bhd02@...
 

Thanks for sharing your story. My ID was stolen by someone who hacked my retirement records and those of many others. Fortunately they were caught but not before much damage was done. It took me 6 months to straighten things out. They are everywhere.


Re: Yet another security alert

.
 

I was so annoyed by frequent calls from "Microsoft Security" and Air duct cleaning and the like, that I took a different approach.  As soon as the caller start giving their line, I ask them how they can go to sleep at night knowing they have scammed poor seniors?  I ask them how they would like their poor old grannie bothered in this way and so on.  I usually don't get into a second sentence before the scammer hangs up.  I now look forward to these calls which are coming fewer and fewer!
Roberta


Yet another security alert

JoAnn Novak
 

We use caller ID.  If we do not recognize the number, we do not answer & let answering machine get it.  After 3 rings they hang up.  This saves a lot of aggravation & time.

JoAnn

Life's biggest decision is what you do with Jesus.

On 1/6/2019 4:51 PM, Carole O'Mara wrote:
My phone provider does not offer good call blocking to my land line so I get a lot of robocalls and unwanted calls.  But, I can block numbers on my iPhone.  When I am out for the day and hubby is not home either I use call forwarding to forward calls to my home to my iPhone.   When a call comes to the house, it forwards to my iPhone.  If I don’t recognize the number I don’t answer and if they don’t leave a voice mail, I block the number.  When I get home I disconnect from call forward and calls then can come to the house.  You can still make outgoing calls from the home phone even if Call Forward is on.  This has worked and has stopped a lot of calls to the house.  But they do call from different numbers so it’s never ending, but does slow things down.  
Carole





Re: Yet another security alert

thequiltedpeppers <betsypeppers@...>
 

RoboKiller spam call blocker tat is $29/year

 

 

Sent from Mail for Windows 10

 


From: onlinesewing-janome@groups.io <onlinesewing-janome@groups.io> on behalf of Ginger Downs <stitchedinfaith@...>
Sent: Sunday, January 6, 2019 3:15:54 PM
To: onlinesewing-janome@groups.io
Subject: Re: [onlinesewing-janome] Yet another security alert
 

Which one does he have?  I'm seriously looking into it. 

GINGER
https://www.stitchedinfaith.com

Custom embroidery and stock designs

On January 6, 2019 at 4:57 PM thequiltedpeppers <betsypeppers@...> wrote:

My brother has the robokiller, it is funny how it continues to talk with the callers and wears them out.

 

Sent from Mail for Windows 10

 

From: onlinesewing via Groups.Io
Sent: Sunday, January 6, 2019 1:48 PM
To: onlinesewing-janome@groups.io
Subject: Re: [onlinesewing-janome] Yet another security alert

 

I used NoMoRobo for a while, but have now switched to RoboKiller. It works the same way, but has a library of fake conversations to engage telemarketers with, taking up their time. I think it's time to tthe policy of the X-Files: Trust no one!

 

 


 


 


Re: Question

Linda M Robertson <lindamrobertson7@...>
 

Well it helps me. Wish I could afford the 15000.

Thanks

Linda

On Jan 6, 2019, at 9:00 PM, Pixey via Groups.Io <pixeyam=yahoo.com@groups.io> wrote:

So it has been a while since I traded in my 12000 for my 15000, but I will take a shot at answering your question. There were a lot of small refinements between the 12000 and the 15000 which individually would not seem that major, but taken collectively they added up to a much more user friendly machine.

On the surface, you have a lot more screen real estate for the actual design because the user interface does not have the “dial wheel” style of moving around that you had with the 12000. Is also felt it has a more user-friendly interface. One of the things I love with the interface of the 15000 (and subsequent embroidery machines) is the ability to follow the design with a crosshair that shows the actual path it is stitching and where it is in the design. The 15000 also tracks usage time sewing and standby status, which is helpful for keeping track of when to take it in for maintenance. I think we were all surprised to discover how much more time was spent with the machine in standby status than actually engaged in stitching.

Also, the 15000 has a fully automatic needle threader. Now some members have had their threaders act glitchy, but as long as I followed the directions and locked the machine, I have never had any problem.

Also, the 15000 seemed to work a lot smoother on small design elements.

At the time, some members suggested that the 12000 felt like the version that had been rushed to market without sufficient user testing, but that the 15000 seemed to be the more finished product.

Another thing about the 15000 is that it comes with the Acufil Quilting hoop and rather than be a separate software, it is totally integrated into the HorizonLink Suite.

You don’t indicate which version of the 15000, you are thinking to upgrade to. There are actually 3. There was a version 1 machine, then they came out with a version 2 machine that seemed to fix a few minor glitches (this was the version I got), then they came out fairly recently with the Quiltmaker version. It was possible to upgrade an existing version 2 machine to the Quiltmaker level. In the US, the dealer changes out a few parts and does a software upgrade, you get a link from Janome to an upgraded version of HorizonLink Suite, and you get an additional set of “specialty feel and a special straight stitch plate to work with a true 1/4 width but also more effectively engage the feed dogs.

Hope this is helpful.

Pixey
On Jan 6, 2019, at 3:00 PM, Cindy via Groups.Io <cmcswenson=yahoo.com@groups.io> wrote:

I am also very interested in the response

Cindy Swenson 218-838-4090

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On Sun, 1/6/19, itsatweetything <itsatweetything@...> wrote:

Subject: [onlinesewing-janome] Question
To: onlinesewing-janome@groups.io
Date: Sunday, January 6, 2019, 9:44 AM

I have the 12000. I've had it
for 7 years. Love it. Is it worth it, to trade it in
for the 15000?
What are the difference between the two machines?
I would really appreciate your
opinion. Thank You very much. Maureen








Re: Yet another security alert

Ginger Benckert
 

We also get phone call with our own number! Think they would put their expertise to good use and do something great for our country, at least get paid by a company and leave us alone

GINGER
https://www.stitchedinfaith.com


Custom embroidery and stock designs

On January 6, 2019 at 5:49 PM Kaye Lessard <ekay50@...> wrote:


I’ve gotten many calls telling me my computer is sending spam and they need to fix it!! I tell them I will contact my support and see about it!! Then hang up!! Never never do what a caller tells you!! Even had a “nephew”” call me but did not recognize his voice! Asked for his name and of course he answered wrong!!!
I’m lucky I know my family!!!
Now I’m getting calls from my phone number!!!lol!!!
Be safe & smart!!!



Re: Question

favymtz
 

Some of the Differences between the 12000 and 15000:
15000 is a little larger in size, enough that if your sewing table has an insert it may not be large enough for a 15000
Screen on the 15K is superior: in size, clarity and color. The screen on the 12K wasted a lot of space with that "dial" on the bottom
SAME hoops. except the AQS22 comes with the 15k,  it's not an extra. Both machines the RE18 hoops are extra purchases.
Embroidery Stitch Limit: 100,000 stitches vs. 200,000 stitches
Clothsetter: Uses the same one for both
Decorative Stitches: More available on the 15k, 
Tapered Stitches: Only on the 15k
HP foot and Plate: Only on the 15k
Ruler Work foot comes with 15k
WiFi Connectivity: Only on the 15k
IPad Apps: Free: AcuEdit, AcuSetter,  AcuSketch, AcuMonitor: available to use on the 15000 very easily with WiFi connection
AcuDesign: Free with purchase of 15000 with the code provided.
The AcuDesign and AcuSketch apps can be used with a 12000 but the designs have to be saved to a storage source and then loaded onto the 12000

I'm sure there are more differences, but All in all they are both fabulous machines, I have both, and use them both!
Faviola