Category Archives: JANOME SERGERS

How should I care for and clean my serger?

  On Monday this week we listed 4 reasons why you should own a serger. Perhaps you already own one? So today, we thought it might be good to review the proper care & cleaning of your serger. We all … Continue reading

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4 reasons why you need a serger.

Can’t make up your mind on whether to add a serger to your sewing machine collection? Here are 4 signs to help you decide: Let’s face it, unfinished garment seams, especially on woven fabrics, aren’t durable over time. Eventually the … Continue reading

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Why do I need a Serger?

  This is a question that everyone who sews has asked themselves at one point in their sewing experience. Perhaps you are looking to “up your game” slightly to create more professional looking garments? Or maybe it’s because you just … Continue reading

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Serger Savvy for a fun and easy hem finish

It’s no secret that Sergers provide a quick, easy and professional finish to our garment sewing. All of our Janome Sergers, from the entry level Janome Magnolia 7034D, to the new one-push air-thread Janome AT2000D  – they all offer the … Continue reading

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My first date with Serge!

I must make a confession… though I have sewed since I was 16 I have never tried a serger. I know, I know… how is this possible? Recently a friend showed me how to use one. It seemed simple… sew … Continue reading

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GLAD YOU ASKED THAT: How should I take care of my serger?

  I wonder if you might be as guilty as me when it comes to the proper care & cleaning of your serger? I wondered quite a few months back why my serger was no longer such a happy camper … Continue reading

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Why do I need a serger?

Do you sew mostly garments? Let’s face it, unfinished garment seams, especially on woven fabrics, aren’t durable over time. Eventually the fabric will fray, showing the unfinished edges and sometimes your seams will start to unravel. (That’s the beginning of … Continue reading

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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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