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Mini Sewing Tips from Sew4Home – HOW TO SQUARE UP FABRIC

We start of the year with more Mini Sewing Tips from Sew4Home: this month it is all about How to Square up fabric.  Puckered seams. Misaligned panels. If you’ve ever tried to work with fabric cuts are that are not … Continue reading

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Did you know??

Did you know that we have been posting wonderful new project tutorials to the INSPIRE tab on our website for quite some time? The Inspire tab has quite a few sections: ALL PROJECTS  –  Looking for a project idea to … Continue reading

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Mini Sewing Tips from Sew4Home: HOW TO USE A SEAM RIPPER

How to Rip Out a Seam Mistakes happen to the best of us. Anyone who sews understands that some seams just weren’t meant to be. The good news: ripping out a seam and starting over is something we all do. With a little care … Continue reading

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Announcing new Sew4Home designs ……… now available

We have told you many times about our wonderful partnership with Sew4Home. One of the awesome things we receive quarterly from Sew4Home is beautifully digitized embroidery designs. These designs are exclusively for our Janome Canada consumers and are ONLY available … Continue reading

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November Mini Sewing Tips from Sew4Home: How to Create an inset or recessed zipper

You’ve likely seen this type of zipper on loads of handbags and totes. It sits below the top of the bag, featuring tabs at either end to hold on to, making it easy to zip open and shut. It is … Continue reading

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October Mini Sewing tips with Janome Canada and Sew4Home

How to Make Continuous Bias Binding Cutting and seaming together bias strips is the standard technique for custom bias binding. And, it works great. Continuous bias binding is one of those “two birds with one stone” techniques. Simply stated, it’s a technique for pre-sewing bias binding strips before you actually … Continue reading

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Mini Sewing Tips brought to you by the partnership of Janome Canada and Sew4Home

How to Make an Adjustable Strap Making an adjustable strap can seem like a magic rope trick with all the weaving and threading this way and that. But, it’s really quite easy, and it makes the strap so much more … Continue reading

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Sunday Sewing: what day of the week is it???

Just a reminder to our Janome Canada Embroidery machine customers: we have some beautiful designs digitized for you by Sew4Home and available exclusively at our Janome Canada Dealers. (Find a Dealer tab next to the little red Canadian flag at … Continue reading

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Saturday Sewing: Let’s Make Lemonade Mug Rug

When I think of a Mug Rug I get visions of a warm fire, a good book, a cup of hot chocolates (with marshmallows of course) and a couple of Mum’s homemade chocolate chip cookies. But Mug Rugs are not … 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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