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with Linda McGehee
Online Class

Machine Savvy: Tips for Creative Sewing

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Unlock the features and tricks of your Janome machine with instructor Linda McGehee. Learn to raise your presser foot without changing the position of your hands. Sew pant legs, sleeves and bags easily with your machine's free arm. Make your work pop with gorgeous couching and eye-catching corded piping. Switch out your throat plates for better results. Sew an accurate blind hem that looks hand-stitched. Move two layers of fabric through your machine evenly. Adjust your machine's built-in stitches for wonderful decorative effects. Sew better buttons and buttonholes. Plus, customize your embroidery designs for extraordinary results. Make your stitching more fun, creative and beautiful!


  • intermediate
  • 7 episodes
  • 1h6m

Included in this Class

1. How to Use Your Free Mini Class

1. How to Use Your Free Mini Class

Learn how to use your free mini-class.

2. Introduction

2. Introduction

Meet your instructor, longtime sewing expert Linda McGehee, and learn more about the tips and techniques you can try with your Janome sewing machine. Use the class as a reference, watching and rewatching whichever lessons suit your needs!

3. Quick Tips: Horizon Memory Craft 8900

3. Quick Tips: Horizon Memory Craft 8900

Linda goes over some of the handy features of many modern sewing machines, including the knee lift, free arm and specialty feet. Demonstrating with the Janome Quilter's Companion Professional machine, the Horizon Memory Craft 8900, Linda shows how to use a couching foot to lay down thicker, decorative threads on your fabric. Then learn how to use a piping foot to add a professional finish to your sewing and quilting projects!