How to Use Artistic Digitizer 1.5 to Select a Design Color Palette Do you want your embroidery thread palette in your embroidery design to match your choice of embroidery threads? Using Artistic Digitizer 1.5 you can reset your thread colors. A variety of brands are available. See Note at end of post regarding embroidery machine thread selection. Let’s look at Color Manager in Artistic Digitizer 1.5 and one of it’s features, applying a thread palette to your design. Other features are…Read More
Wingdings are letters and numbers turned into a variety of symbols. Once you choose the Wingdings Font Text and apply the letter or number associated with the Wingding, the associated icon will appear. Use the Wingding Fonts to create designs. Example: Choose the snowflake Wingding and copy the snowflake multiple times and make this design. First obtain a copy of the Wingdings Icon Chart on our Pinterest Artistic Digitizer 1.5 Board at https://www.pinterest.com/whitlockssew/artistic-digitizer-15/ Locate the snowflake Wingding on…Read More
Janome Life is running a series of instructions on Horizon Link Suite Software. This is the software included with the Quiltmaker 15000. The first two parts of the series are available. Click on the links to go to Janome Life. Part 1-Introduction and Overview Part 2-Emblink Tool
Be sure to update your Janome Artistic Digitizer 1.5 Software and Software Manuals. The latest is Version 1.5, Build 8892. How to update your software: On the Artistic desktop, go to the Main Menu Bar. Click on Help/Check For Updates. How to update your manual: On the Artistic desktop, go to the main menu bar. Click on Tools/Options. Choose the General Tab. Click on Update Manuals button.
Make this bag, presented by Janome Australia, in no time. This bag is quick and easy to make. Use the Janome Ribbon Sewing Guide to embellish the ribbon decoration. Click Here: For more information and a video. Ribbon Sewing Guide Video Click Here: To download PDF Instructions. Cosmetic Bag Instructions
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. If you are using AcuStitch, please share your designs in Sew and Tell. This is a video previously posted with a brief overview on how AcuStitch works. 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. …Read More
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.