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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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Hem like the Pros with your Janome CoverPro machine!

As with any task, having a dedicated tool; piece of equipment or machine at the ready definitely speeds up your time and efficiency – and your overall enjoyment of the project. In the kitchen, you might have a food processor … 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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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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