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Snippet. Snippet good.

Make your sewing life even easier! See that little scissor button on my Janome 9400? I use it. ALL. THE. TIME. It’s become a muscle memory for my hand and I never need snips to cut threads at the machine anymore thanks to this handy little button.

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Making perfection even more perfect

I’ve been sewing on Janome machines for over five years now. There are so many fabulous features to love about these high-precision yet user-friendly machines. These machines are without a doubt workhorses, yet they handle the most delicate and intricate of stitches with impeccable accuracy. (You can

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A review of the Janome Memory Craft 9400

Last autumn, the Janome of American company offered to send me a Memory Craft 9400 sewing machine and asked me to use it and provide honest feedback in a review. Let me begin by saying I’ve sewn on previous Janome machines including the 11000, the 6600, 8900

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Generosity personified

For those of you who don’t know Dave LaValley, you should. He is one of the most kind, compassionate and generous men I have ever met in my life. Period. Allow me to introduce you to him. Dave is the owner of Bittersweet Fabrics and has carried on

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Double Friendship Star Tutorial

Do you have a few minutes to sew and some leftover 10″ squares of fabric? Then you have everything you need to make this pretty 12″ Double Friendship Star block! Click HERE for the complete tutorial!  

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The Paris Stitch Project, MQX, and other newsy updates

(Disclaimer: LONG update ahead. I recommend pouring yourself a cup of tea or something cold to drink and pulling up a comfy chair because you won’t want to miss any of this post!) There’s a lot to share so I thought I’d highlight a few of those things in

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About Birgit

Wherever I go, I am asked about the exquisite machine quilting on my quilts. I’m happy to share with you that most of my quilts have been expertly quilted by the internationally award winning quilt artist, Birgit Schüller! Read more