Tag Archives: GARMENT SEWING WITH JANOME

Part #2 of Shirt-Making Details

A couple of weeks ago, I wrote about a men’s casual dress shirt I sewed here on janomelife. I shared some tips and showed some of the Janome presser feet and accessories I used which helped make the process easier, … Continue reading

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Part #1 of Shirt-Making Details

There’s many reasons why we sew, but for me, one of the strongest reasons is that I’ve seen fabric I just HAD to have. Sound familiar? I know I’m not alone! lol! Fabric often inspires much of my sewing and … Continue reading

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Glad you asked that: How do I make my garments look more professional; more unique?

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Handmade Wardrobe

One of the things I want to be more intentional about this year is in developing a wardrobe that is useful, functional and that is my own personal style! I have too many clothes I don’t wear so I’ve been … Continue reading

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Heavy Duty Sewing? Janome HD 3000BE !

Right off the top I’ll say I LOVE this machine! While, yes, it’s true, I love all Janome machines, I particularly fell in love with the Janome HD 3000BE while putting it through it’s paces at a quilting retreat. I … 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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UFO’S NO MORE…..GETTING SEWING PROJECTS COMPLETED!

I posted on 21st August (last week) under the title Garment Sewing Fun……I showed the pattern and fabrics I intended to sew up. Well…..would you believe it, I got a few UFO’s (Unfinished Objects) made up! This is the Ivy top on … 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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