Author Archives: jalie_emilie

Adding pockets to Active Wear

Everyone can use more pockets to carry things, especially when playing sports or out on the go. Today we will be using the Janome Elastic Gathering Attachment on our Janome AT 2000D Air Thread serger to create a tennis ball … Continue reading

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Applying elastic with the Serger

When sewing swimwear or underwear, using an elastic foot on the serger can help save time and ensure you have the same tension in all openings. We made a Claudia bikini top as a bralette. We used a single-layer cotton … Continue reading

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Stress-free Blind Hem

Hemming is not a complex task. It is like icing on a cake. It can add to the beauty of the garment or ruin it. Today we will show you how we used the Janome Blind Stitch foot attachment for … Continue reading

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Perfect curved hems on knit garments

Curved hems on tops and dresses are fun to wear. Convex curves at the back provide more modesty, while concave curves at the sides make the leg look longer. As much as people love them, hemming a curve can be … Continue reading

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Saturday Sewing – Upcycling with Jalie

The Romy short-sleeve top is the easiest and quickest shirt pattern; perfect for beginners who are learning to sew with knit fabrics. It can be sewn entirely with a serger and there is no hemming, only bands. In this post, … Continue reading

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Celebrate spring with a 90’s inspired fleece pullover

When we launched the ALEX fleece pullover, the first request we received was “how do we make it with snaps… you know… like we used to wear in the 90’s?” You spoke, we listened 🙂 We are glad to bring … Continue reading

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Easy Winter Sewing with Jalie and Janome

PJs are a super popular option when it comes to sewing for kids and adults for the cold season. The Jeanne knit PJ pattern is very easy to sew and its fit makes it a great choice for sleepwear or … Continue reading

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Stella Lined Beanie

With the cold season at our door, we thought it would be fun to make a quick project for which you can use leftover cotton jersey and micro fleece: the Stella Beanie. To make a lined beanie, you need to … Continue reading

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A quick project from the Jalie team – perfect for the Air Thread 2000D serger

It’s the time of the year when you trade flowy skirt and culottes for warmer clothes. What about a comfy top made in a soft sweater knit? For our September Janome Artisan post, we chose the quickest make of our … Continue reading

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Saturday Sewing: Making the perfect culottes with Jalie

The Jalie team is really happy to be part of the Janome Artisan group to share our love of sewing. As some of you may already know, we are a Canadian sewing pattern company based near Quebec City. Jeanne founded … Continue reading

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