Category Archives: JANOME SERGERS

A New Look at Sergers: Part 3 – Make a T-Shirt Quilt with the Serger

To continue our look at getting the most out of your serger, a quick and easy project is to turn that pile of ripped, old, yet sentimental T-Shirts into a fun and functional quilt. Yes! The serger, ( I use … Continue reading

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JANOME SUPPORTS YOUNG SEWERS

Competition was rampant at a recent BC Skilled Trades event at the Tradex Center in Abbotsford, BC.  Technical trade schools along with different companies supported and aided youth from high schools and post-secondary schools in a timed event where the … Continue reading

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A New Look At Sergers: Part 2 – Quilting With Your Serger.

To help celebrate National Serger Month, today’s post will focus on getting the most out of your serger by using it in a different way, for a different application than we’ve traditionally been accustomed. Sergers aren’t just for finishing seams … Continue reading

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A New Look at Sergers – Part 1

For my next series of posts I’m going to focus on a fabulous machine which I feel anyone who sews should have in their studio – The Serger aka Overlock machine. I love working the Janome booth at shows because … Continue reading

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JANOME AND JALIE

I really like to be able to support and purchase products from Canadian companies. I am often reminded (when I hear about another quilt or fabric store closing) that if we had supported our local quilt store or sewing business, … Continue reading

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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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