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Spotlight on our Janome Dealer “Gem Sewing” of New Liskeard, Ontario

When I lived in downtown Toronto, a friend of mine used to joke that his nose would bleed if he had to go north of Bloor Street. Well, he’d need a full-body transfusion if he tagged along with me when … Continue reading

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Pattern review and Garment sewing excitement: Blackwood Cardi

Yes….I know….some people think we are barking mad for getting excited about sewing. But I know that you know we are not barking mad …….and what’s more, we have new clothes to wear together with that wonderfully good feeling that … Continue reading

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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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My first date with Serge!

I must make a confession… though I have sewed since I was 16 I have never tried a serger. I know, I know… how is this possible? Recently a friend showed me how to use one. It seemed simple… sew … Continue reading

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Finish a T-Shirt Quilt with the Janome Quilt Binder Set

Last year I wrote a blog post about making a T-Shirt quilt with a Serger. It was a fun, easy project, especially when using a serger – OH! like the new Janome AT2000D Air Thread serger! When the quilting process … Continue reading

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GLAD YOU ASKED THAT: How should I take care of my serger?

  I wonder if you might be as guilty as me when it comes to the proper care & cleaning of your serger? I wondered quite a few months back why my serger was no longer such a happy camper … Continue reading

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Spotlight on our Janome Dealer “Sew and Save Centre” in Stratford, Ontario

For those who’ve not visited Southern Ontario, Stratford is a cute, friendly small city with a small-town feel. It’s a beautiful drive and there’s always lots going on. Sure, we’ve all likely heard of the very popular annual Stratford Festival, … Continue reading

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Why do I need a serger?

Do you sew mostly garments? Let’s face it, unfinished garment seams, especially on woven fabrics, aren’t durable over time. Eventually the fabric will fray, showing the unfinished edges and sometimes your seams will start to unravel. (That’s the beginning of … Continue reading

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A New Look at Sergers: Part 3 – Make a T-Shirt Quilt with the Serger

To continue our look at getting the most out of your serger, a quick and easy project is to turn that pile of ripped, old, yet sentimental T-Shirts into a fun and functional quilt. Yes! The serger, ( I use … Continue reading

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A New Look at Sergers – Part 1

For my next series of posts I’m going to focus on a fabulous machine which I feel anyone who sews should have in their studio – The Serger aka Overlock machine. I love working the Janome booth at shows because … Continue reading

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