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Fabric Gift Envelopes

Fabric Gift Envelopes

We created a very pretty fabric envelope that’s fun for any occasion. It ties shut with a clever pull-through bow. Plus, it can be used over and over again, which makes it a green gift wrap alternative ...
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Washed Canvas Tote with Belting Handles

Washed Canvas Tote with Belting Handles

Crisp white + pops of color: that’s the plan for Spring. This versatile tote opens wide (full 6” depth) or cinches down to a handy tapered top. The two-part lining pulls up to form a clever drawstring cover, protecting the contents inside ...
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How to Narrow Wide Webbing to Fit Small Hardware

How to Narrow Wide Webbing to Fit Small Hardware

Sometimes the perfect webbing or strapping you’ve selected for a project is simply too darn wide for the D-ring or Swivel Hook you really want/need to use. Try this quick trick to bring your wide webbing down to size ...
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Bound Gauze Towels

Bound Gauze Towels

Everything can NOT go in the dishwasher. Fine china, crystal, and flatware require hand washing, which means hand drying – best done with a lightweight cotton cloth that can both dry and add a bit of finishing polish ...
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Camera Style Bag with Interchangeable Straps

Camera Style Bag with Interchangeable Straps

Now you can have your bag match your mood. We used the flexibility and functionality of our Janome studio machines and accessories to help create a trio of striking straps that clip on and off a single camera style shoulder bag ...
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Garden Party Apron

Garden Party Apron

What if you could create an apron from just five fat quarters and a tiny bit of lining where there would be virtually no wasted fabric? The scraps from this garden party apron could fit in a garden party teacup ...
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Picnic Blanket with Carry Wrap

Picnic Blanket with Carry Wrap

Plan a picnic for Mom’s special day. Our double layer blanket is so fast and easy, you could start it after lunch and be using it by dinner. Reinforced corners with grommets let you securely spike the blanket into the ground ...
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Linen + Rayon Quilted Throw with Fringe

Linen + Rayon Quilted Throw with Fringe

Do you usually turn to quilting cottons or fleece for a throw? Give linen and rayon a try! This lightweight yet warm throw has an absolutely amazing drape. The finishing touch is the swing and sparkle of chainette fringe ...
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How to Square-Up Fabric to Get a Perfect Cut

How to Square-Up Fabric to Get a Perfect Cut

If you’ve ever tried to work with fabric cuts are that are not straight and true, you know why it’s so important to square-up your fabric. Find our easy folding, aligning, and cutting tips plus ruler recommendations ...
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Six Ways to Machine Stitch a Straight Line

Six Ways to Machine Stitch a Straight Line

A straight line seems like the most basic sewing technique. But we’re amazed by the number of comments and questions we get about how to do it better, easier, and more consistently. Using the right foot for the job is the real secret ...
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Linen Placemats with Heirloom Accents

Linen Placemats with Heirloom Accents

Explore heirloom stitching by machine. We show two options: hemstitching (if you are brand new) and fagoting (if you’re more advanced). Both offer beautiful borders with mitered corners and an optional monogram ...
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Guitar Strap

Guitar Strap

The name is due to its similarity to the wide, ornate straps musicians use to hold their guitars. By changing how the ends attach, they're also a fun way to update any bag that uses a removable strap. We added die cuts! ...
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Heart and Ruffle Apron

Heart and Ruffle Apron

A heart-shaped bib, pretty ruffles rimming the edges, darts and pleats, all in a yummy combo of color and motif. This is one fun, flirty apron. And we make no apologies for its all-out “girly-girlness." Shown in two fabric combos ...
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Velvet Border Portfolio Clutch

Velvet Border Portfolio Clutch

Sometimes, you gotta go bold or go home! We created a classic portfolio clutch that makes these French Velvet Border Ribbons from Renaissance Ribbons the star of the show as a wraparound feature against a rich solid denim ...
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Janome Free Motion Couching Foot Set

Janome Free Motion Couching Foot Set

There are entire accessory systems out there to achieve this unique embellishment technique, sometimes referred to "yarn embroidery." You can do it with a simple change of your Janome presser foot. It’s like drawing with yarn ...
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Boho Bandanas

Boho Bandanas

One of the season's must-have accessories is the bandana: as a head scarf, or tied around the neck, pony tail, the wrist, and even onto bags and totes. Fashion flash: you don’t have to use traditional bandana fabric! ...
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Bows + Ruffles Vanity Chair Cushion

Bows + Ruffles Vanity Chair Cushion

Sitting pretty. That's what you'll be when you complete this lovely vanity chair pad. We took a simple center-tufted cushion design, then added deep double ruffles and long beautiful bows to attach the pad to the back of the chair ...
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Hot Handle Sleeves

Hot Handle Sleeves

Hot pads and oven mitts are great, but sometimes can be overkill when all you need to do is protect your hand when holding a hot pan or pot handle while cooking. Time to downsize with a slip-on hot handle sleeve ...
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Cooling Neck Wraps

Cooling Neck Wraps

When temperatures rise, one of the best quick-cooling spots on the body is your neck. Our fast and easy wraps use water absorbing crystals within the pockets of a long, tie-on tube for cooling power. For adults, kids, even pets ...
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Pretty Teapot Cozy

Pretty Teapot Cozy

The right time to pop on a cozy to keep things toasty is while your tea is steeping. It will also help keep your tea warm between cups. We offer free pattern downloads for the cozy itself as well as the cute teapot appliqué ...
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