Tag Archives: GARMENT SEWING

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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Prewashing: Do or Don’t?

It’s sewing week over here at Janome Life, and I thought we could discuss a super important question: When do I prewash my fabric? If you are like me, sometimes when you shop for fabric you buy by the color … Continue reading

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Coverpro 2000CPX: Decorative Stitching on Athletic Wear

If you’ve ever looked closely at a rtw piece of Athletic Wear, one of the first things you notice is all the fancy stitching along the seamlines. These decorative stitches help define athletic wear. High quality athletic knit fabrics are … 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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