Tag Archives: Mini Sewing tips from Sew4Home

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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Sew4Home MINI TIP Buttonholes!

How to Make a Machine Buttonhole: Automatic and Four-Step Most of us understand how to sew on a button. Pretty easy and not scary at all. But buttonholes are a whole different matter. At the end of your project, after you’ve put … Continue reading

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Sew4Home Mini Sewing Tips: How to Make a Blind Hem

A blind hem is exactly what it sounds like: a hem with stitches you can barely see. It’s perfect for window coverings, the hem at the bottom of a garment, or anywhere you want a clean finished edge. For many people, especially those just starting their … Continue reading

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Sew4Home Mini Sewing tips: How to use a twin needle

 The way to get perfectly even, super close, double rows of stitching is to use a twin needle. If you’re someone who thinks twin needles are way too complicated, you’re in for a very pleasant surprise: twice the stitching is half as hard as you might … Continue reading

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Mini Sewing tips from Sew4Home – Fabric Grain and how to fix it when it is off

How To Check Fabric Grain INSERT BEAUTY IMAGE A You might have heard the term, “fabric grain.” It sounds like it could be a breakfast cereal just for sewists. But in reality, it’s a technical term that describes the direction your … Continue reading

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