Blog Posts by b.gottier • Page 2

Embroidery Software Install Not Seeing Your Dongle?

During installation of some embroidery software, the installer will ask you to plug in your dongle. Normally the installer sees the dongle and continues installation, but I’ve seen many times when the dongle isn’t verified, and installation cannot proceed. There is an answer. I can’t say that I can solve everyone’s problem, but if you […]

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Techniques for Embroidering with Metallic Threads

If you have not already found Janome’s YouTube channel, you’re probably missing out on a lot of really great videos. From embroidery software to sewing techniques, Janome delivers many highly informational videos, perfect for learning or refreshing your memory. This month’s webinar was all about embroidering with metallic thread. Not only does the teacher cover […]

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New Janome Skyline S5 Sewing Machine

We were thrilled when we received Janome’s new Skyline S5 sewing machine today. Not only does this new machine offer many of the features of its more expensive Janome counterpart, it exceeded our expectations. The S5 has a substantial sewing surface that holds the accessories. The extension surface may be removed for free arm sewing.

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The New Janome DC2014 Sewing Machine

Each year Janome comes out with their annual edition sewing machine, which is usually the exact same machine but with a different color trim. This year the color is purple! The annual edition model is always a good choice. It has 50 stitches, comes with a nice needle threader, does automatic buttonholes, and more! Come […]

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Closed for the Holidays – December 24 thru January 1

I don’t know about you, but I’ve had a great year. 2013 was very productive, both for Temecula Valley Sewing Center, and for my family in general. Many of you know that the store is open 6 days a week, but what you might not know is I work them all, and then some. So, […]

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Instruction Manual for Janome QS2250

If you are looking for an instruction manual for the Janome QS2250 sewing machine, we’re now hosting the instruction manual on our server, and I’m posting a link to it here: Janome QS2250 Instruction Manual The downloadable file is an Adobe PDF file. If you can’t view it, you may need to download and install […]

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Janome Institute / Elna Impact 2013

Hi Everyone. I just got back from Janome Institute / Elna Impact 2013. It was at the Rio convention center, which is part of the Rio hotel and casino in Las Vegas, Nevada. Since Janome is essentially the same company as Elna, Necchi, and Artistic, we were treated to seeing the new products that are […]

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Problem With Embroidery File Name Length for Janomes

Of all the blog posts that we have written, one stands as our most popular, and receives frequent comments. That blog post, Getting That Embroidery Design To Your Janome, was actually one of our very first blog posts. This week one of our blog readers left a comment regarding her Janome 300e embroidery machine, and […]

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TVSC Now an Elna Sewing Machines Dealer

Temecula Valley Sewing Center is proud to announce that we are now a Elna sewing machines dealer. Taking on Elna allows us to have an even better selection of sewing machines for our customers. It will be a little while before our demonstration machines and Elna accessories arrive, but we were so excited, we just […]

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Janome 6500 Presser Foot Lifter Not Staying Up?

Every so often I get a Janome 6500 in for an annual service that has a presser foot lifter that doesn’t want to stay up. If I try really hard I can get it to stay up, but it’s not easy, and it’s certainly not the way the presser foot lifter was designed to work. […]

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