How To Make Homemade Clothing Look Professional!

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Making clothing with personal sewing machines is a great hobby that can produce useful and stylish results. Whether making a gift for someone or sewing clothes for yourself on a Janome Magnolia 7318, you want everything to look as if it were professionally made.

Avoid the “home-sewn” look by [...]

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Common Questions You Ask About Bias Binding!

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Bias binding is a preferred method for finishing projects with edges that need to have a bit of stretch to them. Not all projects sewn on sewing machines need a bias binding; however, it is a useful technique to learn. When practicing making and sewing these finishes [...]

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Sewing With Velvet – How Do I Make Drapes?

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Velvet is a soft, luxurious fabric useful for making many different items with sewing machines like the Janome 2212. It is especially suitable for making stately-looking, light and sound-blocking drapes. As beautiful and expensive as they may look, making velvet drapes using Janome sewing machines can actually be a [...]

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Surely Shirring Should Be Simple Sewing?

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Shirring is a stretchy type of fabric gathering, primarily used to make form-fitting parts of various types of garments. Shirring created on sewing machines like the handy Janome 8077 is done using elastic thread. It can turn a plain garment into a stylish, tailored design in just a matter of [...]

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Why Not Add A Pressing System To Your Sewing Room!

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Every sewist who makes clothing and more using sewing machines knows that pressing is an important part of the process. It is even more important if you frequently work with interfacing, stabilizers, and a wide variety of fabrics. Have you ever considered a pressing system? If you press a lot [...]

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