Author Archives: AmandaBee

Great Features Rediscovered: Stitch Pattern Combinations on the Janome MC8200

I know when I’m buying a new sewing machine I’m wowed by all the features which sells me on the machine. Then I get it home and I’m so excited to start sewing and I get so wrapped up in … Continue reading

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Saturday Sewing: Janome Beading foot is not just for beads!

Here is good information from Janome Canada Educator, Amanda, about using the Janome Beading foot and machine embroidery on a linen tea towel. I think it is a good Saturday Sewing project idea. Ed  A beading foot is amazing for … Continue reading

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Welcome to the world of sewing with your Janome Sewist 709!

The Janome Sewist 709 is a great mechanical sewing machine and it will open up the doors to tons of creative possibilities! My favourite part of a mechanical sewing machine is that it is so straight forward to use. Set … Continue reading

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Welcome to the World of Serging with the Janome Magnolia 7034D

My husband bought me my first serger from a co-worker. I had zero clue how to use it or what to actually use it for. Most likely you bought your serger for a project but have no clue where to … Continue reading

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Part 3: Fast and Easy Hems (Basted Double Fold Hem)

Hi! This part 3 of a 3 part series on Hems the easy way. Today we are using the basting function to help make a nice even hem! In the past two posts we looked at using the rolled hem foot … Continue reading

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Part 2: Fast and Easy Hems (Overedge, one fold hem)

Hi! This part 2 of a 3 part series on Fast and Easy Hems. If you missed the first blog post you can find it here. There we covered creating a rolled hem with very little ironing! To recap, I … Continue reading

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Part 1: Fast and Easy Hems! (Rolled hem)

The pandemic has changed so much of what regular life looks like. Now when a project inspires me instead of taking a short drive to my local fabric district (I am super blessed!) or to one of the other stores … Continue reading

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Unboxing a Memory Craft 550E

Hi! I’m Amanda, a new Janome Canada Educator. As a part of my Educator role I have to learn about and try out a bunch of different machines! It’s a tough job, but someone has to do it! Janome sent … Continue reading

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Unboxing a M7 Continental

Hi! I’m Amanda, a new Janome Canada Educator.  One of the great perks of this role is that you get to try out lots of machines. I was beyond excited when Janome told me they were sending me the Continental … Continue reading

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