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Our first Trick-or-Treat!

Oh my gosh!! I’m so excited! I get to go trick-or-treating this year! Ahem, I guess I should clarify that I get to take my daughter out so *SHE* can go trick-or-treating. But who are we kidding, this year those treats … Continue reading

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The Denim Quilt Project – Part 3

In my last few posts, I’ve been sharing with you my denim quilt project (if you need you, get caught up here and here). This has been a super fun project and I’m feeling rather resourceful having used up quite … Continue reading

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The Denim Quilt Project – Part Two

Last month I shared with you a project that has been on my wish list for quilt some time – a denim quilt made entirely from recycled jeans. This month, I’m excited to share with you my finished quilt top. I’m … Continue reading

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The Denim Quilt Project

This quilt project has been on my wish list for a while. If you follow me at all here or on my blog Will Cook for Shoes, you know that as much as I love to make things myself, I’m … Continue reading

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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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