Category Archives: JANOME CPX COVERPRO SERGER

ANNOUNCING A NEW FOOT FOR OUR JANOME COVER PRO SERGERS

Are you the happy owner of a Janome Cover Pro? Either the Cover Pro 2000CPX or the Cover Pro 1000?  I think I might just consider having a finger nail pulled out rather than part with my Janome Cover Pro … Continue reading

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JANOME SERGERS

You may not be aware of the fact that Janome has a wonderful line of sergers + coverhem machines. We thought a review of these would be a good place to start with the regular posts we have planned for the … Continue reading

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HINTS & TIPS FOR SEWING KNIT GARMENTS

From time to time we hear this comment: “Oh I don’t sew knit fabrics….that is too hard to do”.  We find the array of knit fabrics available for garment sewing is huge and very tempting. And provided we “obey” certain … Continue reading

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MAKE AN IPAD CARRY CASE ENTIRELY ON A SERGER WITH CHAINSTITCH?!?!

I started this around about this time last year but only recently finally put the finishing touches to it……been using it a lot on my travels for my iPad. There is a flap over which has fusible web applique circles … Continue reading

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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