Need An Applique Really Fast? Do Raw Edge Applique!

Applique is a great and fun way to add decorations and embellishments to projects stitched on sewing machines. There are different applique techniques you can use from more complex reverse machine applique to the simple raw edge method.

Raw edge applique with Juki sewing machines is a great choice when you want to add [...]

By | August 29th, 2018|Categories: Sewing Machines|Comments Off on Need An Applique Really Fast? Do Raw Edge Applique!

Do You Know The Best Way To Use Pinking Shears?

Pinking shears are a handy accessory that everyone who works with sewing machines should have in their sewing kit. If you have them and don’t know what to do with them, you’re in luck.

Learn the ways pinking shears can help you when sewing clothing and other projects on Janome [...]

By | August 28th, 2018|Categories: Sewing Machines|Comments Off on Do You Know The Best Way To Use Pinking Shears?

What Is The Best Fabric Marking Tool To Use?

When making clothing and other projects with sewing machines, there are times when you’ll need to mark the fabric to help you with the next steps. Notches, darts, stitch lines, and other measurements should all be marked on the fabric to ensure accuracy when cutting or sewing for projects made [...]

By | August 24th, 2018|Categories: Sewing Machines|Comments Off on What Is The Best Fabric Marking Tool To Use?

Just Learning To Sew? Here’s Some Helpful Tips!

If you’re just learning how to sew with sewing machines, there's a lot for you to learn - really! Well, don’t get discouraged; it's not as you might think it is. Trust us, you'll be making all kinds of things on Janome sewing machines like the easy-to-use Janome DC2015 in no time. [...]

By | August 22nd, 2018|Categories: Sewing Machines|Comments Off on Just Learning To Sew? Here’s Some Helpful Tips!

A Vital Tip For Online Fabric Buying – First Buy A Swatch!

One of the great things about the internet is how it gives you access to some amazing fabrics that you'd never find at your local sewing shop. Buying fabric online to use for projects to sew with sewing machines like the Juki HZL-DX5 is not only convenient, it's also fast. In mere [...]

By | August 20th, 2018|Categories: Sewing Machines|Comments Off on A Vital Tip For Online Fabric Buying – First Buy A Swatch!

Want To Sew With Leather? Here Are Some Tips!

Leather is a great fabric to use for projects made with sewing machines, whether you're making purses and totes or even skirts and other garments. As versatile as it is, many people can feel intimidated to try sewing with leather with machines like the Janome HD3000.

Fortunately, sewing with leather on [...]

By | August 16th, 2018|Categories: Sewing Machines|Comments Off on Want To Sew With Leather? Here Are Some Tips!

Silk Terrifies Me – Can I Ever Learn To Sew With It?

Silk is one of those beautiful fabrics that everyone wants to use, though many are afraid to use it on their sewing machines.  It is delicate and has to be stitched in just the right way on Juki sewing machines in end up with great results.

Fortunately, it's really not that hard to work [...]

By | August 14th, 2018|Categories: Sewing Machines|Comments Off on Silk Terrifies Me – Can I Ever Learn To Sew With It?

Oh The Many Challenges of Placement Prints!

A great thing about crafting with sewing machines is the endless variety of beautiful fabrics available to work with. Amidst all that variety are placement prints, some of the more beautiful and unique patterned fabrics available.

As beautiful as they are, these fabrics can also be a bit challenging to use in [...]

By | August 9th, 2018|Categories: Sewing Machines|Comments Off on Oh The Many Challenges of Placement Prints!

Precision Sewing – Use It For The Best Results!

Developing the skills necessary to sew beautiful and professional-looking clothing and other items with sewing machines takes some time. Sewing is definitely a "practice makes perfect" hobby and one that requires a lot of attention to detail.

When you pay the proper attention to all the little details and use [...]

By | August 8th, 2018|Categories: Sewing Machines|Comments Off on Precision Sewing – Use It For The Best Results!

Should I Keep or Donate Leftover Fabric? A Useful Guideline!

If you’re like most other avid sewists who prefer working on their sewing machines to just about anything else, you’ve likely collected quite a stash of scrap fabric. Leftover fabric tells the tale of all the great projects you’ve made with Janome sewing machines; however, it can also start taking [...]

By | August 6th, 2018|Categories: Sewing Machines|Comments Off on Should I Keep or Donate Leftover Fabric? A Useful Guideline!