Tag Archives: Saturday Sewing

Saturday Sewing – Bosal Baskets

These quick and easy baskets are perfect for a last minute project, to make as gifts or to get your kids, grandchildren, or anyone involved in sewing. They are sturdy and use Bosal foam; a flexible stiffener to give shape … Continue reading

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Saturday Sewing Projects from our friends at Sew4Home!

Our friends at Sew4Home have done it again! They’ve selected 3 classic S4H projects which will be perfect to try on a variety of entry level, mid-range, and top-of-the-line Janome machines. Of course, you’re welcome to use your favorite model, … Continue reading

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It’s Hot Out There

Welcome to summer everyone! I live in Chilliwack, British Columbia and we have been getting some pretty hot weather. It was 42 degrees on my back deck, which is too hot for my liking. Even the air conditioning unit in … Continue reading

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SATURDAY SEWING WITH JANOME: make a cute pin cushion using the hand look quilting stitch

Did you know you can do “hand quilting” by machine? Yes, you can……in a fraction of the time it takes to put your thimble on your finger, run your thread through bees wax and then try to do that rocking … Continue reading

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Saturday Sewing: Rope Bowls

Today I bring you a quick and easy decor project! Rope bowls! These seriously have endless uses around the house. These are so fun to make that you won’t be able to stop making them! The materials are very affordable … Continue reading

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Saturday Sewing with Janome which gives you a great opportunity to Practice! Practice! Practice!

Do you need to practice your quilting before you tackle that quilt? Whether it’s walking foot quilting, free motion quilting, or ruler work, it’s a good idea to try it out before you start quilting that special quilt. Most quilters … Continue reading

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Spring Cleaning has never felt SEW good!

Happy Saturday everyone! For many of us, Saturday is terrific day to catch up on some sewing. If you’re a regular follower of Janome Life, you’ll know that for the last several months; probably close to a year, we’ve featured … Continue reading

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Saturday Sewing – DIY Hair Towel Wrap

As you all know, I like to recycle and reuse things. I like to dry my hair after a shower with an additional towel to wrap around my head, but I find that it doesn’t stay on and is too … Continue reading

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Saturday Sewing – Fabric Trash Bag

This fabric trash bag is perfect to hang by your sewing machine to collect all those threads and bits, or even hang in your car for handy access. It’s a perfect beginner project, and eco-friendly, too! Materials Needed: 2 x … Continue reading

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Saturday Sewing: Machine Appliqué with the look of Hand Stitching

This is my favourite Machine Appliqué technique.  As I mentioned previously,  I love appliqué quilts.  I love everything about them from designing to stitching them to quilting.  What I don’t like is how long it takes for me to hand … Continue reading

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