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October Project of the Month: Free Lingerie Patterns

Are you enjoying our “Project of the Month” series? I love seeing new projects and techniques that can be completed with tools and supplies that I have on hand. Because we all have a stash, right? Perhaps you have been … Continue reading

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Part 2 of our Digitized In The Hoop Sleep Mask

Welcome back! Earlier this week we covered how to digitize an “in the hoop” project using Artistic Digitizer software. Today we are going to stitch out our digitized creation, and see what needs to be tweaked or edited. First you want … Continue reading

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GLAD YOU ASKED THAT: How do I digitize a simple in-the-hoop project?

Digitizing an “In The Hoop” Sleep Mask – Part 1 Did you hear? Artistic Digitizer just released a FREE update to their software. Work along with me this week to make your own “In The Hoop” Sleep Mask, from basic … Continue reading

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Show & Tell: Tween Party Dress

If you have ever raised a daughter, I’m sure you will agree (commiserate, empathize, understand lol) how difficult it is to find a party dress that they like, doesn’t make them look older than they are, and is comfy. One … Continue reading

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Why do I need a Serger?

  This is a question that everyone who sews has asked themselves at one point in their sewing experience. Perhaps you are looking to “up your game” slightly to create more professional looking garments? Or maybe it’s because you just … Continue reading

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Sewing with slippery sheer Fabrics

BCIf you’ve been in a fabric store recently, you’ve no doubt seen a large variety of beautiful chiffon fabrics. Many garments available in clothing stores use chiffon for beautiful tops, overlays on skirts or party dresses, or even scarves. Sheer … Continue reading

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Quilting Techniques: Decorative Stitching

We’ve been talking a lot lately within our Education Team about how to use some of the built in features of our machines with quilting. In fact, one of the new Fall Janome Event classes is all about different quilting … Continue reading

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Jalie Chambray Tunic

I have a confession to make……..I have never sewn a button down dress shirt before. Don’t be too shocked though, I’m sure there’s lots of things that you haven’t sewn yet. When I received the 3130 Button Down Shirt Pattern … Continue reading

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June Project of the Month: Raw Edge Applique on Vinyl

Today Janome girl offers a very novel way to use our Janome AcuSketch App + other Janome Apps with this great summer project. We wanted to show you a high tech method for doing your applique! Of course, you can … Continue reading

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Quilting Techniques: Triangles

One of the first shapes we learn about as kids is the triangle. The triangle can be seen in many forms around us, from basic architecture to structural supports and in our food (think your favorite PB&J sandwich cut on … Continue reading

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