Category Archives: JANOME SERGERS

IT’S PICNIC SEASON! Part 2

This is Part 2 in a 2 part series giving more information about making one of the projects found in our Cross Canada Picnic Look Book – Summer 2017. In case you have not yet seen our Look Book, check … 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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Best Kept Secret on Your Sewing Machine (and Serger)!

Psst! Pass it On! Have you ever had silk charmeuse and chiffon slither away from you, oblivious of the feed dog traction, or struggled to sew a bulky denim or wool seam or quilt? There is a little known option … Continue reading

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VICTORIA SHOW HIGHLIGHTS……we share the fun we had in BC’s capital city last weekend

The Victoria Show had a small hiatus so we were thrilled to be back in Victoria after a 2 year gap.  Good to be able to “catch up” with Vancouver Island customers, chat to sewing friends, offer sewing advice, see exciting new … Continue reading

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WINTER SEWING…..WITH FLEECE PART 2

Our thanks to Celine for this post (see Vie Janome) and for translation software which made my task possible …..only 1 year of High School French way back when I was 13 years old does not enable me to translate … Continue reading

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WINTER SEWING ……WITH FLEECE PART 1

Fleece is a wonderful thing……just perfect for our winters……and our book give-away this month (entries MUST be in by Sat 31st to be eligible for the draw next week) is bang on topic. Thought I would share our French Educator, … 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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SUMMER SEWING PART 4: COOL SUMMER DRESSES

Wendy & Brenda at HAUS OF STITCHES in Humboldt, SK highly recommended this pattern so I bought it last year during the SK Stitches Conference. Brenda had made View B in a thickish black knit fabric like a Ponte and … Continue reading

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SUMMER SEWING PART3: WINTER NIGHTGOWN

Yes, yes, I know I am hardly likely to wear this during the summer! Seems a bit of an oxymoron…… It was summer sewing even if it was almost torture trying it on for fitting. However, our friends in the Southern Hemisphere … Continue reading

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