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Dreadful Beginnings? The Joy of Costume Making

Many first-time sewing stories begin with “My {son, daughter, niece, grandson, etc…} wanted to be their very favourite {super hero, super villain, princess, lion, toy train or pizza slice…} for Halloween. How could I say no? So, I learned to … Continue reading

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Merry and Bright Stitching

Making the Most of Your Quilt Stitching Those of you familiar with the Janome Look Book know that Artisan Cynthia Frenette made a splash with the Janome Serpentine stitch for quilting pillow tops and place mats. Now she shares a … Continue reading

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Make it Fast: Hostess Apron

Janome Accessories Can Help With That! Continuing along with our holiday themed celebration of finishing projects fast (and maybe building a little wish list of your own for a few “just right” accessories), today we share a quick and easy … Continue reading

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Maker Space Behind the Scenes

Sharing the Making of a Crafty Solution Today over at Scrapbook and Cards Today, they are sharing a little story on Kristy of 4 the Love of Wood and her two part series on the Maker Table that debuted in the … Continue reading

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MYO Chalk and Pin Board

Frame That To Do List! Earlier this week, Janome Canada released the M Series Look Book. Designed around the launch of the new M Series of sewing machines, the look book features lots of great sewing inspiration from designers across … Continue reading

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Tamara Kate Quilt Along Winner

The Oh-So-Pretty Prize Package has a Winner We have received so many great comments about the Tamara Kate Quilt Along pattern and blog posts. It seems like Tamara’s rainbow palette, detailed instructions and walking foot quilting ideas were very well … Continue reading

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Tamara Kate Quilt Along: Part 3

Welcome back to the Whatever the Weather Quilt Along! by Tamara Serrao, Tamara Kate Designs So, you’ve chosen and cut your fabrics and you’ve built your rainbow wheel and dealt with all those angles. Now it’s time to quilt your … Continue reading

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Whatever the Weather Quilt Along, Part 2: Building the Quilt Top

Building the Quilt Top – Working with Angles Tamara Kate designer, Tamara Serrao Welcome back for the second session to help you through building your Whatever the Weather Quilt. Last week I talked about selecting colours and fabrics for the … Continue reading

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Tamara Kate Quilt Along: Part 1

Welcome to the first-ever Janome Life Quilt Along! Guest blogger: Tamara Serrao, Tamara Kate This is the first in a 3-part series that will walk you through the steps of creating this quilt yourself, should you so desire. You can … Continue reading

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What Will You Make Today?

September Resolution: Making Happiness! They say that September might be the best time for New Year’s resolutions, as it is a natural time of renewal and starting fresh. We’re brushing the sand from our toes and seeing kids off to … Continue reading

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