Author Archives: AmandaBee

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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All You Need is Sleep: In-the-Hoop Sleep Mask

In-the-hoop embroidery projects amaze me! I remember the first time I heard about them and I was sure it was a lie! How can you make a whole project on an embroidery machine? I’ve since then found out that they … Continue reading

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Day 6 of our 12 days of Holiday gift ideas with Janome: Madeira Stabilizer Starter pack

I love Madeira Stabilizers! I think they make the perfect gift for any sewist on your list. It isn’t a secret that us sewists love to shop for 4 things: Fabric, Thread, Machines and Fabric. (I  know I listed fabric … Continue reading

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Janome Horizon Memory Craft 8200QCP the Dream Machine for Quilters

Many quilters I know just happened upon quilting. They stitched a few blocks together and fell in love. After making a few quilts and realizing their new found dream to be an epic quilter, they often need to upgrade their … Continue reading

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