Category Archives: JANOME CPX COVERPRO SERGER

JANOME “SERGERY” & GIVE-AWAY REMINDER

I made 2 of those sleep sacks for my little girls and they have (as kids do) grown out of them. So before they get passed on to the next babies who need them, I thought I would give the … Continue reading

Posted in Creativity, GARMENT SEWING WITH JANOME, JANOME CPX COVERPRO SERGER, Janome Fun, JANOME SERGERS, Janome Sewing Machine, Serger, Sewing | Tagged , , , , , , | 4 Comments

Imitating is the best form of flattery

I love shopping! Who doesn’t? Especially window shopping! As a sewist, I’m always on the look out for ways to improve how I sew and use my tools; my sewing machine, serger, embroidery machine and coverstitch. I’m all about the details. … Continue reading

Posted in Fashion, Janome Accessories, JANOME CPX COVERPRO SERGER, Janome Sewing Machine | Tagged , , , , , | 2 Comments

BOOK REVIEW AND YOU COULD WIN A COPY OF THIS BOOK!!

YES….THIS BOOK COULD BE YOURS…..read on We have a number of different books to give away over the coming months.  The give-away this month (August 2014) is one copy of the book reviewed in this blog post. All you need … Continue reading

Posted in 1200D Serger, 4120QDC, BOOK REVIEW, Creativity, Decorative stitches, Fashion, GARMENT SEWING WITH JANOME, Horizon MC 12000, Horizon MC7700QCP, Janome 1100D, JANOME CPX COVERPRO SERGER, Janome Fun, JANOME HORIZON MC15000, JANOME MC 8200, JANOME MC 9900, JANOME PROJECT IDEA, JANOME SERGERS, MC8900, Sewing | Tagged , | 35 Comments

ADDING INCENTIVE TO SEW GARMENTS FOR YOURSELF??

  Do you sew garments for yourself? Sometimes? Always? Never? Only when the mood grabs you? I find that I am sewing about 50/50 garments & quilting  – in my personal capacity at home. At work I do whatever is … Continue reading

Posted in 1200D Serger, Creativity, Fashion, GARMENT SEWING WITH JANOME, Janome 1100D, JANOME CPX COVERPRO SERGER, JANOME SERGERS, Janome Sewing Machine | Tagged , , , , , , | 3 Comments

MAKING A WELL FITTING PAIR OF PANTS

Most of us could probably make a pull-on, elastic-at-the-waist pair of pants virtually in our sleep?  Maybe not literally but I know that from cutting out my favourite pull-on pant pattern to being able to walk out of the house … Continue reading

Posted in Creativity, Fashion, GARMENT SEWING WITH JANOME, JANOME CPX COVERPRO SERGER, Janome Fun, JANOME SERGERS, Janome Sewing Machine | Tagged , , ,

IRENE’S SWING JACKET……ANOTHER SPIN ON THE SAME PATTERN

You might remember seeing the lovely swing jacket that our Langley Vacuum & Sewing customer, Irene, made recently? I featured it in a recent blog post. Click this link to revisit that blog post. Irene used Peggy Sager’s Silhouette pattern: Nina’s top. … Continue reading

Posted in 1200D Serger, Creativity, Fashion, GARMENT SEWING WITH JANOME, Janome 1100D, JANOME CPX COVERPRO SERGER, Janome Sewing Machine, MC8900 | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | 1 Comment

Just for Men!

I am always on the lookout for patterns that are modern, easy to sew for the men in my life. Both my husband and son are very long waisted. Yes there are the big and tall shops, but not modern enough … Continue reading

Posted in GARMENT SEWING WITH JANOME, JANOME CPX COVERPRO SERGER, JANOME SERGERS, Janome Sewing Machine

SEWING WITH RUFFLE FABRIC

  Ok so you might have noticed that there have been an awful lot of RUFFLES showing up on ready to wear garments and home dec. furnishings for quite some time: must be at least the last 18 months – … Continue reading

Posted in 1200D Serger, Creativity, Fashion, GARMENT SEWING WITH JANOME, JANOME CPX COVERPRO SERGER, JANOME SERGERS, Janome Sewing Machine, Sewing | Tagged , , , , , | 6 Comments

SASKATCHEWAN STITCHES CONFERENCE 2013

I think I already said that I just LOVE going to this Conference. I really did not want to leave this year – was having such a wonderful time with Elna, Haus of Stitches staff & teachers as well as all … Continue reading

Posted in Creativity, JANOME CONSUMER PROJECTS, JANOME CPX COVERPRO SERGER, Janome Fun, Janome Quilt, JANOME SERGERS, Janome Sewing Machine, Sewing, SEWING NOTIONS | Tagged , | 1 Comment

LIZ’S EASTER SEWFEST: PART 2 GARMENT SEWING

Ok, so once I had finished the essential baby sewing (see PART 1 of this post published on 23rd April), I got down to sewing up some of the garments for myself that I had already cut out on the … Continue reading

Posted in 1200D Serger, Creativity, Fashion, GARMENT SEWING WITH JANOME, Janome 1100D, JANOME CPX COVERPRO SERGER, Janome Fun, Janome Sewing Machine | Tagged , , , , , | 2 Comments