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Sew4Home Mini Sewing Tips – NEW from Arrow Sewing Furniture; Christa’s Quilt Blocks!

Up, Up and Away – Sewing Solutions for Large Projects After three years, October 2022 saw the return of Quilt Market in Houston, Texas. Although the Sew4Home team wasn’t able to attend in person, we’ve spent hours paging through social … Continue reading

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Sew4Home Mini Sewing Tips – Sewing with Faux Fur

Today’s faux fur gives you the luxurious look and feel of real fur at a fraction of the price and without harming any animals. Plus, because of recent improvements in fabric manufacturing, it comes in an amazing array of rich … Continue reading

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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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Sew4Home Mini Tips – Gathering by Machine

The primary reason to gather is to add fullness and shape in fabric that is otherwise flat. Your gathers can be tight and frilly or loose and billowy. Along the raw edge of fabric, you might be creating a ruffle that will … Continue reading

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Buttonholes

After receiving such a wonderful reception from her last post, we are happy to share a new post by Janome Educator Amy Meek! In this Blog Post, Amy shares her tips on the different types of buttonholes that can be … Continue reading

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Sew4Home Mini Sewing Tips – Measuring Windows for Curtains

How To Measure Your Windows For Curtains + Drapes We’re covering the basics here of outside, inside, and trim mounts. As with all projects, you can dive deeper into various details and alternatives, but this information will do the trick in the … Continue reading

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Sew4Home Mini Sewing Tips – Universal Tables

It all starts with a good foundation. Where did you first start your sewing adventure? If you’re like many people, myself included, you set up your machine on the kitchen or dining room table. Of course, this usually meant setting … Continue reading

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Sew4Home Mini Tips – Janome Scissors!

JANOME SCISSORS AND SCISSOR SETS — Sew4Home Mini Review Pin. Cut. Sew. Broadly speaking, these are the main steps in a sewing project. We certainly can’t ignore: reading the instructions; measuring; remembering your long-lost techniques, and – of course – using … Continue reading

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Sew4Home Mini Tips – How to Make a French Seam

French seams are not just for garments! They elevate any project to the “designer” category and our friends at Sew4Home give you loads of helpful tips. In general, the purpose of any seam finish is to prevent fray-prone fabrics from raveling beyond the sewn … Continue reading

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Sew4Home Mini Sewing Tips – Organizing with Arrow!

What’s the #1 New Year’s Resolution? Most likely it’s: drop some pandemic pounds. But, that’s not nearly as fun as the #2 resolution: find new ways to creatively organize your stuff. We took a look at the full range of … Continue reading

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