Janome · Sewing

Janome: Sewing a boat neck top

Hello there! I have a fun tutorial to share with you that I made with Janome. The Mandy Boat Tee is a free pattern available to download (from Tessuti patterns). In this supplementary tutorial I share tips on matching stripes for the top and ways the machines that I’m using make this a quick and… Continue reading Janome: Sewing a boat neck top

Janome · Sewing

Janome: Mini wool & leather tote

Hello there! I have a fun project to share with you today. I’ve made a handy little tote bag with wool and leather supplies. The inspiration for this project originates from a free tutorial I found online, made with quilting cottons. I thought it would be fun to elevate the project with leather and wool… Continue reading Janome: Mini wool & leather tote

Janome · Pattern Review

Janome: Black and White plaid Esme Top

If you're new to sewing garments, I highly recommend finding a shift top pattern. I find them to be a wardrobe staple. I have made a few shift top patterns and this one was quite fun. I find shift tops are great for printed fabrics while also offering a classier option to wear (compared to… Continue reading Janome: Black and White plaid Esme Top

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Janome Project: Zakka Inspired Bookmarks

Bookmarks are useful gifts to give or to enjoy for yourself. Handmade bookmarks are a special option to personalize and create unique gifts. This project utilizes twill tape, contrasting thread, and a sewing machine for a quick and fun make. Go & check out the link for a full tutorial and downloadable PDF: http://www.janome.com/inspire/projects/embroidery/zakka-inspired-embroidered-bookmarks/

Ellie and Mac patterns · Janome · Pattern Review · simply by ti fabrics

Pinspiration & Pattern Review: Women’s Discoverer Tee with Ellie and Mac patterns and Simply by Ti fabrics

Hello!  I had lots of fun recreating this color blocked tee, inspired by a photo on Pinterest.  For my version I used the Women's Discoverer Tee pattern from Ellie and Mac.   The version that I made was loosely inspired by the photo (mustard toned sleeves, a grey bodice and blue/turquoise yoke).  One area that… Continue reading Pinspiration & Pattern Review: Women’s Discoverer Tee with Ellie and Mac patterns and Simply by Ti fabrics