Category Archives: GARMENT SEWING WITH JANOME

A New ‘Twist’ On Buttonholes

Buttonholes !?! Hopefully the title, and the pun, didn’t put you off. For those not used to garment sewing, the word “buttonhole” can invoke fear, bewilderment, and a look as if one has just bitten into a lemon. They’ve always … Continue reading

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SUMMER DRESSES FOR LITTLE “PRINCESSES”

Our summer Look Book: CROSS CANADA PICNIC shows 2 adorable little girls in various poses and wearing 2 pretty little dresses.  I admit, I am rather biased as these little girls are very close to my heart: they are my … Continue reading

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WARM, CUDDLY FLANNEL PJ’S……. JUST WHAT WE NEED TO SEW AS THE WEATHER GETS COLD

In various parts of Canada, the snow falls gently… Brrrr… the weather has turned cold and nothing is nicer than to relax by a toasty, warm fire dressed in flannel pajamas. Since we learn something every day, here is the … Continue reading

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SUMMER GARMENT SEWING

I know we have talked about sewing out on the patio in the sunshine…….yes, well that sounds lovely but anyone who has tried to read their iBook at the pool or on the beach will know that LCD screens don’t … Continue reading

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Janome Sponsors Skills Canada 2016: And the Winner Is…

Have you ever heard of SKILLS CANADA? I just represented JANOME CANADA  at the 22 th THE CANADIAN BUSINESSES AND TECHNOLOGY Competition-2016 and I am still very moved. Click each link above to learn more. About Skills Canada (text copied from their website) … Continue reading

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DID YOU MAKE THAT?

Do you get asked this question often? We bet you do!  This is the title of one of my favourite blog sites (besides janomelife, of course!). Karen lives in London, England and I am very seldom disappointed by a post … Continue reading

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MORE SEWING & SERGER SECRETS TO MAKE YOUR GARMENT SEWING A BREEZE

I really liked Linda’s post a few days ago when she shared A Best Kept secret for sewing & serging: using the presser foot pressure dial.  I think there is sometimes a tendency to miss these “obvious” things when we have … Continue reading

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UFO’S NO MORE…..GETTING SEWING PROJECTS COMPLETED!

I posted on 21st August (last week) under the title Garment Sewing Fun……I showed the pattern and fabrics I intended to sew up. Well…..would you believe it, I got a few UFO’s (Unfinished Objects) made up! This is the Ivy top on … Continue reading

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GARMENT SEWING FUN

Back in January this year I arranged for 2 wonderfully strong young men to move everything from my 3rd level spare bedroom/sewing room back down to my basement where it used to be. Reason: I had outgrown the bedroom and … Continue reading

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SUMMER SEWING FUN

I have this sinking feeling that summer is almost done…..well my time for sewing up a storm is pretty much over…….sewing shows & traveling awaits around the corner. But I did get quite a bit of sewing done recently. Bit … Continue reading

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