Tag Archives: GARMENT SEWING

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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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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Personalize Your Garments with Janome Machine embroidery

Customize your clothes with Janome:  Fashion trends come and go, but denim seems to always be in style.  We can reinvent basic denim garments by easily customizing it with embroidery.  Use tear away stabilizer for the embroidery. Here is a … 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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First Project with my Janome Skyline S9

So I’m attempting a few “firsts” with this project, I’m so excited. My first international pattern, first project on “Stella” (my new Janome Skyline S9), first time gathering with a string, first time embroidering on pleather…I’m getting ahead of myself! … Continue reading

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DID YOU MAKE THAT?

Do you get asked this question often? We bet you do!  This is the title of one of my favourite blog sites (besides janomelife, of course!). Karen lives in London, England and I am very seldom disappointed by a post … 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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WHAT’S GOING ON IN THIS CORNER OF THE SEWING WORLD? PART 4

More things I discovered at SEWEXPO? Maybe because I am having such ongoing issues with my neck & shoulders, I sure noticed the various booths promoting sewing chairs & furniture. Seems like there are more of them? There also seemed … Continue reading

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