Shown top right of the picture of kit contents. For some models of Janome sewing machines, the foot ‘QR’ is the best choice. Unlike the other 6 rulers this is not one you put under your sewing machine foot to stitch around, you use it to mark lines or points on your quilt to help keep your designs accurate. You are invited to visit our French blog for Janome Canada. I doubt very much we have separate instruction booklets or DVD’s available. The QR foot is only for upgraded auto presser foot lift machines – the MC15000 and MC9400. You also get a free project included in the pack, in a booklet and on a dvd. I think the case would look lovely made in denim. Using the ruler work foot on your sewing machine you can bring the foot right up against the edge of the rulers and stitch around the shape of the ruler, move the ruler and repeat, giving you accurate repeatable designs. As well as being able to use this ruler for straight lines the marked angles and ¼ inch lines on it let you line it up for cross hatching, echoing, and more. This kit is made up of six unique rulers with instructions on how to properly use each one. © 2020 The Sewing Directory. This template allows you to stitch 2 different size of clamshells, you can either follow the top or the bottom depending which size you prefer. It is all there but not quite in a logical order. Hi! It is not so easy to stitch a freehand pattern, so Janome makes it easy for you to work with the ruler work function on the machine. Visit your local authorized Janome dealer to see his samples and get this set of rulers! The rulers also have a handy pop out part on the side, that looks like a jigsaw piece, this allows you to move from one ruler to another without breaking your line of stitching. The ruler I used to create my flower (below). I did purchase the set as I have the Janome 15000v3. View it in the top left of the picture showing all rulers. - Designed & Developed by. I just bought the upgrade for the 9400 specially for the ruler foot, but the foot sits firmly on the material and does not slide under the foot to do free motion or even using a ruler. This is the centre ruler in my photo of the rulers above. I would suggest reading through the whole booklet first, because for example the cutting instructions are in the latter half of the booklet, not at the front where you would expect to find them. I presume the options are there so if you are quilting a low loft/flatter quilt you can pick the light stitch, and if it’s a higher loft/fluffier quilt you opt for the medium. There is also a booklet with full instructions of how to make the project with photo’s and written instructions. Any plan for the MC6700P? This bobbin has looser tension that the standard one which allows the bobbin thread to flow more freely when you are free motion stitching. Yes, there is. Thirdly, you’ll notice that once you have done the upgrade and the ruler work stitches appear on your machine there are 2 options for you to choose from: medium and light. You should have a DVD which has full instructions as a video. You already have the Convertible Free Motion foot set standard with your machine. Thanks, Liz! I am referring to North America. Hi Alice, You can download it directly from the global website of Janome. If not, then you need to upgrade the machine exactly as directed in the booklet. Written by Celine Ross and translated by Yvonne Menear. The project booklet is a little confusing as the instructions don’t seem to be in order. It normally ends up under the ruler and you don’t want it getting trapped between the ruler and machine. Beverly, Thanks for the input. Is there a ruler foot for a Janome 8900QCP SE? For instance, when I was stitching the flower design above, I used the cross hairs ruler first to mark lines which would be the centre of each petal. Enter your email address to follow Janome Life and receive notifications of new posts by email. Does it need the convertible free motion quilting foot? Janome Canada offers a set of six rulers to create unique patterns. When free motion quilting if you are trying to create a repetitive design like clamshells for instance, a geometric design or even just a design with lines or curves it is very hard to keep the design accurate and perfectly repeating when doing it completely free hand. Firstly, I highly recommend using the Janome free motion bobbin case. Firstly, this helped me who where to move the ruler too when starting the next petal. Can the ruler foot be used on the Horizon 7700? The recommended retail price is £79. Unfortunately I don’t know what you received in your package. I am trying to make the ruler holder with the instructions that came with the ruler set but I think I am missing parts of the directions. You do need to have a ruler work foot to use these rulers, it comes in the upgrade pack. I will say that the order of the written instructions is a little other than I would have expected so do flip through the whole book. Do you have any recommendations? Thank you, Liz! It can be used to create several different patterns useable for quilt borders, sashing’s, fills and motifs. Click on that and download any or all of the bulletins for your sewing information and enjoyment. There is also a very handy 7th ruler included in the kit, the 8.5 cross hairs ruler (the square one at the bottom of the picture above). To read our review of the Janome upgrade kit for the MC9400QCP click here. Is there a way to adjust the height to get the material to move easily under the ruler foot? I was wondering how I get the Janome Bulletin to my in box. Yes, you could use them on the Quilt Maker Pro 18 but we would rather recommend that you look at purchasing the slightly thicker rulers made especially for longarms. I found the hearts and the arc take a bit of practice to get used to. When you start researching quilting rulers it is the brand that comes up over and over again as being the best and most popular, so you can be assured that your Janome rulers have been designed by an expert. Shown middle of the top row of my photo showing all the rulers. There are rulers for low shank and for longarm quilting machines so it is important to buy the correct ones for your specific type of machine. Secondly, it ensured each petal is perfectly spaced to make a symmetrical flower. I’ve only been using the rulers for a few weeks but initially my favourites are the clamshell ruler and the spin-e-fex. Please consult the many posts we have done on janomelife on ruler quilting. If you do not, please go back to your Janome dealer where you bought the Ruler kit and ask them about it. I found when I was free motion quilting with the standard bobbin case I got little ‘eyelashes’ of thread on the back of my fabric, when using the free motion bobbin case it looks as good on the back as it does on the front. I have a Janome QDC2030. Please ask your local Janome Dealer or Quilting store to source these for you and ensure they know you need rulers for a high shank model. Thank you, Liz! I do get Janome Life as you can see, and I enjoy all that comes along with that, but the Bulletin looks very interesting indeed. A few things you need to know before you start using your rulers. I followed this step-by-step guide to complete the exercises. Janome Canada offers a set of six rulers to create unique patterns. I bought the 6700 because it use the same pressure foot as the 15000 and I absolutely love it! Switch off and switch on again and note the version # in the bottom right of the opening screen: It should be version 2.1. The project is to make a case to hold your rulers, and it gets you using different rulers to design quilted panels for the case. You can use both to create double clamshells. I did lower the feed dogs and it does not slide. Not sure where you are located nor what Jnaome model machine you have but you can enquire at your local Janome dealer. The Ruler set for high shank models is the only set of rulers Jnaome currently has on offer. Do these rulers work with the Janome Quilt Pro 18? JANOME FOOT OF THE MONTH: APPLIQUE FOOT AP, JANOME RULER WORK FOOT QR AND QUILTING WITH RULERS, Saturday Sewing Holiday Projects #4: Reusable Christmas Cracker, Janome HQ’s Instagram LIVE TODAY, WEDNESDAY 1pm EST. So, pick it up and hold it whilst you do the first stitch to pull up the bobbin thread. Have a great day! It's the ruler in the middle right of the picture of the rulers. The ruler pack comes with an instruction booklet that shows you some of the many designs you can make with each ruler so I won’t cover that here. Stitch around the inside of this template to create simple flowers, repeating chains or wavy lines. You can of course adjust the foot height anyway if neither of those settings work for you. All you need is the “ruler foot”. I assume you are referring to the Convertible Free Motion foot set: PDH foot + “ruler Foot”, Do these rulers work with the Janome memory craft 11000. Thank you for your interest and query. lower). I read the comments above and you mentioned that the ruler foot is only for the 9400 and the QM15000.