Janome 6700 – My New Favorite Sewing Machine!

Since 2003 the Janome 6500 (and then it’s big sister the 6600) have been big sellers in the  Janome sewing machine line up. Over 125,000 of these machines were sold in the US alone! Why such amazing sales?  And why the longevity in the face of models lasting only a year sometimes?

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New Nani Iro Double Gauze Fabric!

Have you ever sewn with double gauze? It’s 100% cotton, and made by two thin soft plys of fabric that are woven together to make a cloth that’s light and airy but has a luxurious depth of texture. It’s perfect for garments that are breathable and comfortable, and makes the most amazing soft quilts (see examples here and here) that are perfect for showing off quilting stitches.

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Chocolatier BOM – August

Hi everyone!

Each month we will be sharing the current Chocolatier Block with you – we’re grateful you’ve chosen to sew with us!

For all of the blocks in the Chocolatier quilt, we recommend pressing all seams open. Some of the pieces in these blocks can get small and pressing open can help reduce bulk when multiple seams collide.

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Moda Fabric Savannah Cozy Baby Quilt Kits!

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Buy Savannah fabric here!

I’m always looking for really cute baby quilt kits.  And I have found a really good one this time! This Cozy Quilt kit uses the Savannah collection by Gingiber for Moda. The pattern is by our friend Jessee Maloney of Art School Dropout. This quilt finishes at 42″ x 50″ and the kit contains everything you need to create the quilt top and binding 

This quilt kit features a really cute hand drawn critter panel (which also comes in a smaller size and black and white too!) which makes this go together so fast!

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Janome HD3000 Review and Specifications

There’s no surprise that the Janome HD3000 sewing machine is one of the most popular in their lineup! This heavy duty sewing machine is an all around workhorse with a reasonable price tag. And of course, it’s made with Janome quality and a 25 year warranty!

Buy a Janome HD3000

HD3000 - Janome's Heavy Duty sewing machine review!

What’s in the Box?

The Janome HD3000 heavy duty sewing machine might be a budget friendly option but it still comes with enough presser feet to get you sewing right out of the box.

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