Tag Archives: GARMENT SEWING WITH JANOME

Let’s Play!

Do you remember when you were a child and you were given a bunch of craft supplies and you just went crazy? Glue and glitter went everywhere, including your face. You mixed all the colours of clay together and found out … Continue reading

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Sew4Home Mini Sewing Tips – Sewing Thick Layers

No matter what kind of sewing you do; garments; home décor; quilting; crafts; tote bags, etc. we all deal with sewing multiple layers together. Our friends at Sew4Home have prepared this excellent article filled with tips and tricks for dealing … Continue reading

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Saturday Sewing: Stashbusting to get a new closet

No, I have not purchased a new closet nor had a contractor in to build a new one for me! But I have been busting my stash of garment fabric as I have been sewing up quite a few new … Continue reading

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GARMENT SEWING WITH JALIE PATTERNS AND JANOME

I was fortunate to visit Quebec City a few months ago and we made an appointment to visit the Jalie office and warehouse. To say I was impressed is a little bit of an understatement! The name Jalie is a … Continue reading

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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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