Janome · Sewing · Tutorial

Janome: Sewing a Modern Handmade Handkerchief

I’ve always been quite intrigued with handkerchiefs. I have a small collection of them and I've have enjoyed looking for them in antique shops. There’s something so special about generations past, how they kept their handkerchiefs close to their hearts. I created a project with Janome for a modern take on the traditional handkerchief. I… Continue reading Janome: Sewing a Modern Handmade Handkerchief

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Janome Tutorial: Recycled Coffee Pouch

Are you a coffee fan or is someone in your life one? Have you ever noticed how cute the illustrations can be on coffee bags? Have you been saving a special, local bag of coffee to reuse it in some other way? I have a fun tutorial to share with you with Janome for repurposing… Continue reading Janome Tutorial: Recycled Coffee Pouch

Janome · Sewing · Tutorial

Janome: Mini-Clip Wallet Tutorial

Have you ever felt like forgoing a large purse or wallet and just carrying around a tiny wallet? This handy project is easy to make and is a fun gift to share. You could tuck a giftcard inside and make a few for teachers or friends. Click the link below for the free tutorial: https://www.janome.com/inspire/projects/accessories/mini-clip-wallet/

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


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