Tag Archives: Blue Calla patterns

Embellishing a Bag Strap with the MC6650

Since my area of expertise is designing and sewing bag patterns, I really wanted to incorporate some of the decorative stitches that come with the Janome MC6650 into my work. I used my Daisy Crossbody bag sewing pattern and decided … Continue reading

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Sewing a “Handmade” bag label using the Janome Memory Craft 6650

I recently added the gorgeous Memory Craft 6650 to my sewing studio and I was pleasantly surprised to discover some very nice decorative stitches that I could incorporate into my bags. The first decorative stitch that really stood out for … Continue reading

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Keep calm and sew on!

OK, first up: please read the update to the post earlier today about sewing a fabric face mask. We have removed the content and ask that you proceed with caution after reading our update. Our apologies that our best intentions … Continue reading

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Rolled Handle tutorial using the HD9 Professional

Do you love the look of rolled handles on designer handbags? Here is a tutorial to make your own and give your bags a more professional look. These handles take very little time to make and don’t require any special … Continue reading

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Quick and Easy T-Shirt Tote Bag On the Fabulous NEW Janome Continental M7P

Looking for a fun, quick and easy project which won’t break the bank? How about turning a T-Shirt – old or new – into a handy, environmentally-friendly tote? Creative inspiration struck as I skimmed through the racks of one of … Continue reading

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Sewing with waxed canvas

Waxed canvas has become a popular material to work with in the bag making community. The wax makes the canvas waterproof and easy to clean which makes it an ideal fabric for bags. With use, it also develops a lovely … Continue reading

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Sewing a “Wonder Clip” pouch on the Janome HD9

I recently received my Janome HD9 sewing machine and wanted to start out with a simple project to familiarize myself with it and try out some of the basic features and attachments. Using my Crocus Oil Pouch pattern as a starting point, … Continue reading

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INTRODUCING NEW JANOME CANADA ARTISAN: CELINE OF BLUE CALLA PATTERNS

  After having children, I decided to leave my career in IT to be a stay at home mom but I quickly realized I needed some type of work to keep myself occupied! I started out sewing children’s clothing, but … Continue reading

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