Perfect curved hems on knit garments

Curved hems on tops and dresses are fun to wear. Convex curves at the back provide more modesty, while concave curves at the sides make the leg look longer. As much as people love them, hemming a curve can be … Continue reading

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Dresses for all occasions

I’ve been on a bit of a dress making roll lately. Dresses for every occasion! I’ve been using this pattern for dresses for a long time. I started by making this dress for my nieces when they were babies (they … Continue reading

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Versatility of the HP Needle Plate and HP Foot

Perhaps you’re like me and have an ever-growing To Do list of repairs and alterations to make. These often wait till we can find/make the time, and/or are in the right head space to tackle them. I recently took some … Continue reading

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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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Achieving a neat, professional finish on garments using our Janome Coverpro machines

We have just completed another virtual course of 3 classes on our Janome Coverhem machines through our Janome Canada dealers. Erin and I team-taught these classes and we had a lot of fun showing all the stitch programs available on … Continue reading

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Last chance to register for The Virtual Homemade event

We told you about the Virtual Homemade event in a few recent Janome  Life posts as well as on our Janome Canada Instagram and Facebook pages ……the exciting opportunity for a weekend of virtual creativity and learning with Jennifer Tryon … Continue reading

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Sewing Year in Review

At the end of every year, I like to take a look back and reflect on all my sewing projects and consider my plans for the new year. I’ve been in the habit of doing this for some time now, … Continue reading

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Saturday Sewing: Back To School Knits!

Imagine this scenario: You’ve braved the mall for the perfect first day of school outfit, and the only shirt they like is way over your budget. (I’m sure this has happened in many homes this month!) I set out to … Continue reading

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Selfish Sewing

It has been a long time since my Janome Skyline S9 has seen any selfish sewing. Don’t get me wrong, it definitely hasn’t been sitting and collecting dust! I’ve been working on a lot of purposeful sewing projects. I think … Continue reading

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