3 September, 2008
Internationally Renowned Singer, Actress, Author, Philanthropist and Crafter Backs Quality Machine with Janome America
MAHWAH, N.J., September 2nd
, 2008 – Since announcing their partnership in May 2008, Janome America, Inc
, a leading manufacturer of sewing machines, and Marie Osmond have been hard at work developing the perfect creative tool for Marie’s life-long passion of quilting. As an experienced crafter, Marie has a good idea of what quilters are looking for to fully unleash their creativity with a professional looking finish. The Marie Osmond Quilter’s Companion (MO200) embodies the characteristics that quilters desire with the benefits of the high quality features and convenience of a Janome
“After learning to quilt from my mother, I have always believed that busy hands are happy hands,” said Marie. “As an avid crafter, I want to be sure a machine has all the convenience factors and advanced features to produce high quality projects without any frustration. Janome’s MO200 Quilter’s Companion is that perfect machine.”
“The design of the Marie Osmond Quilter’s Companion exudes the style and versatility that are key to crafters like Marie,” said Jiro Hagiwara, president and CEO Janome America, Inc
. “With an abundance of unsurpassed features and over 200 actual stitches, this machine packs the advanced precision with Memory Craft ease-of-use and power.”
In support of the release of Marie Osmond Quilter’s Companion machine, Janome
and Marie Osmond are working on a quilter’s dream contest that will be announced this fall on www.marieosmond.com
. More than $17, 000 worth of prizes from Janome
, and other Marie Osmond sponsors including the MO200, will be awarded.
The Marie Osmond Quilter’s Companion features the new Automatic Straight Stitch Needle Plate, a function original to Janome
, and Marie’s favorite. The Automatic Straight Stitch Needle Plate switches automatically between straight and zig zag stitches without changing the needle plate. Showcasing the ease-of-use for which Janome is known, the Marie Osmond Quilter’s Companion enables sewists to edit, customize and save stitch combinations to five on-board memory banks for easy touch-button recall when returning to a project or starting anew, after life’s many potential interruptions. With 200 utility and decorative stitches, 10 automatic buttonholes and three fonts, there are a multitude of options that are sure to inspire optimal creativity in all quilters.
Adding to its sleek and styling design, The Marie Osmond Quilter’s Companion also features the Superior Feed System, Auto-Tension System, fully automatic sensor buttonholes and a one-hand needle threader as well as adjustable foot pressure for sewing a greater variety of fabrics with different thicknesses. This machine is packed with automatic functions for extra time-saving convenience.