Monthly Archives: August 2014

PART 8 IN OUR JANOME FOOT SERIES: THIS MONTH WE FOCUS ON THE PIPING FOOT

Lots for you today about PIPING WITH JANOME There are a few different feet so let’s make it simple: PIPING FOOT FOR 7mm machine models. Part Number: 200314006 PIPING FOOT FOR 9mm machine models  Part Number: 202088004 PIPING FOOT FOR … Continue reading

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SUMMER SEWING PART 4: COOL SUMMER DRESSES

Wendy & Brenda at HAUS OF STITCHES in Humboldt, SK highly recommended this pattern so I bought it last year during the SK Stitches Conference. Brenda had made View B in a thickish black knit fabric like a Ponte and … Continue reading

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Introducing Janome Designer: Tamara Kate Serrao

Color + Whimsy We first met Tamara Kate Serrao a while back via her Flight Patterns collection for Michael Miller Fabrics. Her light-hearted, fun and colorful collection was a perfect pair for some of our MC15000 embroidery samples. When we … Continue reading

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SUMMER SEWING PART3: WINTER NIGHTGOWN

Yes, yes, I know I am hardly likely to wear this during the summer! Seems a bit of an oxymoron…… It was summer sewing even if it was almost torture trying it on for fitting. However, our friends in the Southern Hemisphere … Continue reading

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MORE SUMMER SEWING

This post was published recently on our sister blog: the French viejanome. I have translated it as I think you will like what Celine created & shared with the French blog viewers: Published the July 23, 2014 by Céline Ross … Continue reading

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THE NEW JANOME ESSENTIAL RE 18 HOOP for MC15000

All embroidered using the NEW Janome ESSENTIAL RE18 HOOP YOU ASKED FOR IT AND YOU GOT IT!!   There is a new hoop NOW available for the Janome MC15000. It is the Essential hoop RE18 with an embroidery field size … Continue reading

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SUMMER SEWING PART 2: LITTLE GIRLS SUNDRESSES/PILLOWCASE DRESSES

These are known as pillow case dresses:  the fabric and part of the construction in the pic below is courtesy of my JANOME dealer, Trudy,  in LANGLEY, BC who gave me the partially made sundresses some time back. I finally got … Continue reading

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PINS ARE ONE OF OUR SEWING STAPLES

Us sewers all use pins almost every single time we sew so even though we don’t talk much about them, they are VERY IMPORTANT. I thought it might be good to have a post focusing just on pins. The lovely … Continue reading

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Imitating is the best form of flattery

I love shopping! Who doesn’t? Especially window shopping! As a sewist, I’m always on the look out for ways to improve how I sew and use my tools; my sewing machine, serger, embroidery machine and coverstitch. I’m all about the details. … Continue reading

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SPOTLIGHT ON USEFUL & PRETTY PROJECTS: SASHIKO EMBROIDERED PURSE & EYE GLASS CASE MADE ON JANOME MC15000

Some of you may know that I was very privileged to go to Japan for our INTERNATIONAL EDUCATOR’S MEETING at the end of June. It was a lot of fun meeting up with & learning together with the Educators from many other … Continue reading

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