Author Archives: AmandaBee

Saturday Sewing – Spring Bunting Made Easy

I’m a firm believer that you can never have too much celebration bunting. I’m also a believer that this bunting does not need to be saved for special occasions. Every day should be a celebrated! I needed some new spring … Continue reading

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Happy Easter!

From all of us at Janome Canada, we want to wish all who celebrate, a very happy and safe Good Friday, and upcoming Easter Sunday and Easter Monday. We hope your Easter baskets are full of delicious chocolates and maybe … Continue reading

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April is THREAD MONTH!

We are so excited that today is April 1st!! Not only because April 1st is full of pranks and laughter, but because it is the start of an extra special month we have planned for you all! April is officially … Continue reading

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Saturday Sewing: Hand Stitched Style Quilt Labels with the M7 Continental

I’ve probably made over 100 quilts, but I could’t give you a solid number. However, I can tell you, of all the quilts I’ve made only 3 have labels on them. I really should have labelled all my quilts! Once … Continue reading

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Digitizing Paintings with Artistic Digitizer

I recently discovered the world of Janome Artistic Digitizer and my creative horizons expanded! This software lets you digitize your own creations to use on your Janome Embroidery Machine. I was able to take our Virtual Artistic Digitizer classes and … Continue reading

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Sneak Peak: Sewing for Your Home virtual class coming up

In my group of friends I’m known as the sewist. If anyone has anything that needs to be done fabric related I hear about it. There seems to be a theme of 3 things I’m asked about the most: Hemming, … Continue reading

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A Sneak Peak into Hemming and Mending Like a Pro Class

How often have you heard a fellow sewist say that they won’t hem someone’s pants for them? Let’s not sugar coat it, hemming and mending items are the least fun tasks as a sewist. However, they are a necessity and … Continue reading

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Sneak Peak: Sewing and Embroidery for the Food Fanatic Class

Before I started my sewing career I studied and worked in the Environmental Science sector. I hugged trees, cleaned up waterways and helped restore critical habitat. Any time I can use my sewing powers for the health of the environment … Continue reading

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Janome Horizon Memory Craft 8200 QCP is Amazing for Making Bags!

  Often when we shop for a new sewing machine we have in mind one type of sewing we want to focus one. Many of us do like to dabble in other sewing adventures as well. Recently I wrote a … Continue reading

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Discover Coverhemming: Quick Alterations of Ready to Wear Items

I remember the first time I discovered that a coverhem machine existed. I was amazed that from the comfort of my own home I could get a super professional finish on my garments!  If you are unfamiliar with a Coverhem, … Continue reading

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