Spring is here and you know what that means - spring cleaning. This year, set aside some time to clean and organize your sewing cabinets and sewing room. Arrow sewing cabinets like the Arrow 98901 Auntie Em are great additions to any sewing space; however, it’s easy to let clutter and dust take [...]
Tucks are just one of many ways you can embellish fabric using just thread and sewing machines to stitch it. While most people have probably heard of pintucks, did you know there are actually many other types of tucks you can sew?
Before you begin your next project, read here about the [...]
Handwoven fabric is beautiful and unique, a great choice for making clothing and many other items. Yet this type of material can be more challenging to sew when using sewing machines than factory-produced fabric because of the possibility of fraying.
The good news is that if you follow these easy tips, [...]
Hello Kitty® has been a pop culture icon since 1974, appearing on merchandise of all types including of all things, sewing machines. There are actually four different models of Hello Kitty® machines that are available from Janome sewing machines, including the red Janome 13512, which is possibly the favorite of the [...]
If you often work with thicker fabrics like denim, leather, and canvas or frequently sew multiple fabric layers together, you may find your standard personal machine struggling to keep up. Heavy-duty personal sewing machines like the Janome HD3000 can manage projects that call for these materials and more.
There are many types of [...]
Computerized sewing machines like the Janome DC2013 are upgraded, more functional versions of standard mechanical electric machines. Although they are operated with the same basic motor and drive shaft as other machines, some have multiple motors controlled by a built-in computer chip or module.
Computerized machines like Janome sewing machines can be a [...]