Author Archives: AmandaBee

It has pockets! (Well it does now!)

Let’s talk pockets. Any person who has bought women’s fashion will know that pockets are in short supply. Sometimes, even baby clothes have better pockets than women’s clothes. What is a baby carrying around anyway? Probably their Mom’s stuff! There … Continue reading

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Flat Felled Seams and Other Garment Making Lessons

Hi! I’m back with my most ambitious garment sewing yet! Overalls from Sew Liberated. I’ve never made pants of any type before, but I figured these were a safe place to start because they aren’t super fitted and there isn’t … Continue reading

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Saturday Sewing – Easy Quilted Oven Mitts

I’ve had my current oven mitts far too long. I’ve heard multiple family members complain of burns while using them, so, I figured I should be a good Mum and maybe provide them with safe ones where burns won’t happen. … Continue reading

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Let’s Play!

Do you remember when you were a child and you were given a bunch of craft supplies and you just went crazy? Glue and glitter went everywhere, including your face. You mixed all the colours of clay together and found out … Continue reading

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Gifts that Keep Us Sewing Longer

With the holiday’s approaching, I wanted to share with you a few of my favourite items that aren’t machines. We all have that dream machine on our list which we are saving for, but, while we save, there are a … Continue reading

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Elegant Embroidered Hanukkah Napkins

When your family and friends gather around to celebrate, the littlest details can make a huge impact. Cloth napkins instantly elevate a table dressed for a special meal. Buying cloth napkins can quickly add up and it takes time to … Continue reading

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Demystifying the Fine/Standard (STD) switch on the NEW Janome CoverPro 3000 Professional

I was so excited to play around with the Janome CoverPro 3000 Professional! I just love how quick and easy a CoverPro machine makes hemming clothes. It’s the last step of making a garment and by the time I get … Continue reading

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Conquering Fears of Knit Fabrics with the Janome CoverPro 3000 Professional

I am a quilter. Ask me to make a super complicated quilt and I am there! Over the past few years I’ve been dabbling in clothes making, but ask me to make a shirt with knit fabric and I’m laughing … Continue reading

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Janome Canada Partners with Skills Canada June 15th, 2021

Once again Janome Canada is proud to partner with Skills Canada! This amazing, free virtual event focuses on the opportunities in the skilled trades and technologies. Focusing on the 9 Essential Skills this event will help guide the future of … Continue reading

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Saturday Sewing with Janome : Conquering the Curve!!

In the quilting world, sewing curves can be a little intimidating. I’ve been spending a lot of time trying to perfect my curve sewing and I’m here to share some things I’ve learned along the way.  With curves you spend … Continue reading

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