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Sewing with knits

What’s that saying about when you are afraid of something, just dive right in? I feel that way about sewing with knits. For a long time, I avoided it. Or I’d do a project here and there and put my … Continue reading

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Playing with stitches

I’ve been having a lot of fun sewing all kinds of pretty, one-of-a-kind items for my daughter who just turned six months on Monday. For years I’ve been sewing dresses and quilts for my nieces and now I get to … Continue reading

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Working with knits

One of the things I love about my Janome Skyline S7 is it is so versatile! I love that I can work on a quilt, move over to hemming a pair of jeans, sew new pillow cases for the bed, … Continue reading

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Successful sewing of fabrics of different textures and weights with Janome Acufeed Flex

Combining different colours and textures, for me, is one of my favourite parts of the whole creative sewing process. I’ve been working on a number of projects lately that involve different fabric weights or a variety of different materials all … Continue reading

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Buttonholes ……….JANOME FOOT OF THE MONTH

          Whether you love the finishing details part of sewing or not… there are always a number of handy features on your Janome sewing machine to help get the job done properly and efficiently! One of … Continue reading

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Baby Essentials

While I didn’t do as much Christmas sewing as I would have liked this year, I have quickly switched gears to focus on everything else that’s on my long to-do list. One reason for that is our family has been … Continue reading

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One Block Wonder – The Finale!

If you’ve been following along with my last Friday of the month posts, you’ll know that I’ve been working away on a fun new project. These past few weeks, I’ve been putting the finishing touches on it. This is the … Continue reading

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More One Block Wonder…

I’m excited to share with you an update on the One Block Wonder quilt I first shared with you in my September Janome post. If you have been following me along on insta, you know I’ve been working on this … Continue reading

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Watch me One Block Wonder

I’m always looking for new techniques and patterns to try. One quilting method in particular called One Block Wonder has been on my to-do list for a while. It’s not a new quilting technique; maybe you’ve heard of it before? … Continue reading

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Netted Wash Bag

Who loves doing laundry? (WOW – I can’t believe how many people just raised their hand! Haha!) I have to admit, it’s not my most favourite thing in the world. I’d definitely rather be sewing or knitting than sorting my … Continue reading

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