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Sew4Home Mini Sewing Tips – Madeira Serger Thread

Aerolock and Aeroflock for the Urge to Serge While most of the projects on Sew4Home feature sewing rather than serging, that doesn’t mean we aren’t fans of using a serger/overlocker! A serger is the ideal way to create a clean edge … Continue reading

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Dog days of summer

I’m just going to put this out there right from the start. If you aren’t a dog person, and perhaps even if you are… this project – to keep your dog cool during the summer heat – may seen a … Continue reading

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Cone of shame alternative

My oldest basset had major surgery recently. I’ll spare you all the details but it was pretty traumatic for both him and I. Thankfully he is home now so we can focus on healing. Part of the surgery required some … 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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Multiple Embroidered Snowballs

In a previous post, I wrote about the embroidered snowballs I made for some family and friends. I don’t know about you, but my time is limited to sew, so I’m always looking for ways to save time and speed … Continue reading

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Celebrate the savings TODAY 2 22 2022!

Today is one of those fun, weird, magical days when the world’s calendar aligns to mark a special date in history: February 22, 2022, or, 2, 22, 2022! Janome Canada is offering a special FLASH sale for TODAY ONLY to … Continue reading

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Sewing motivation or motivational sewing?

You might not know it from following me on social media, but I’m a runner. It took me 12 half marathons to finally call myself a real runner, but with my next goal looming on the horizon, I think I … Continue reading

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Happy Halloween

I’ve been trying different things with my Janome MC 550E embroidery machine, and one really neat technique I want to try is free standing lace (FSL). There are designs for every season; every occasion. You can make some really amazing … Continue reading

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Hints and Tips for Sewing with Metallic threads

Madeira makes all types of thread…for sergers, regular sewing, embroidery and more…….my favourite is Metallic. A lot of people are afraid of using Metallic Thread or have had a bad experience using it. Madeira’s metallic thread is top quality. Here … Continue reading

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Sharing the LOVE – Spotlight on our Janome Dealer – Alliston Sewing Machine Services

Last month we announced a very exciting initiative to bring our love of sewing to Indigenous schools in remote communities in Canada. Janome Canada is donating a number of new Janome 2030 QDC machines as part of the I Love … Continue reading

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