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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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Monthly Mini Sewing Tips: How to narrow wide webbing straps to fit narrow hardware.

The stars do not always align. The square peg does not fit the round hole. Sometimes the perfect webbing or strapping you’ve selected for a shoulder bag or similar project is simply too darn wide for the D-ring or Swivel … Continue reading

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Monthly Mini Sewing Tips from Sew4Home: How to turn and press skinny ties and straps

Skinny little straps, tiny little ties… they can twist, turn, and generally misbehave. And turning them right side out — yikes! Follow our quick and easy steps to both turn a tube and press it flat using a standard pair … Continue reading

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MORE FROM OUR JANOME CANADA PARTNERHSIP WITH SEW4HOME

Have you seen our Monthly Mini Sewing tips in May and June from Sew4Home right here on Janome Life blog? If you missed them, perhaps you should consider following JanomeLife over on the right of the screen and that way … Continue reading

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Monthly Mini Sewing tips from Sew4Home: How to Mix + Match Colours & Prints


Does this look good with that? What about color? Too much, too little? Mastering the proper mixology of color and motif is something designers spend years perfecting. But there are basics everyone can use to create a fabulous look. Color … Continue reading

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