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We give ongoing support, education and inspiration to sewists, quilters, crafters, and stitchers everywhere. You can read more about our Juki club team here. Find detailed descriptions of Juki sewing, quilting and overlocker machines on our sewing machine pages. Explore inspirational projects, news and events in our blog posts. Chat back and forth easily on Juki Club Facebook and Instagram. Meet up face to face at Juki Club LIVE events. Juki Club, we're sharing our passion for sewing, online and in person.
- Monster Knees MendingOctober 27, 2020Monster Knees mending is one of my favourite forms of visible mending. Knees often seem to be the first part of a pair of trousers that need mending. My kids could get rips in the knees the very first time they put them on! Monster Knees mending transforms the hole into a monster mouth, that opens and closes as the child walks. It’s cute and quirky and the kids love it. My very first time making monster knees I discovered this idea on Pinterest. Visit our Just Jeans Pinterest board and […]
- Making the Ella BlouseOctober 20, 2020This post is all about folk singer-songwriter Elanor Rosalind making the Ella Blouse from Sew Over It London. Ellie’s a 20 something English Literature graduate living in Leeds. Our idea was to get someone new to sewing, like Ellie, to stitch up something gig worthy. We were looking for a top that would look fabulous but not be too complicated. There’s nothing better than making something for the very first time and being so proud of it that you can’t believe you made it. folk […]
- Mending DenimOctober 15, 2020Following on from her last post on making jeans, Jen takes a look at mending denim: Invisible mending Visible mending Sashiko stitching on denim Embroidery and embellishing denim Meet the Author – Katrina Rodabaugh Textile artist Tamara Russell Social media inspiration @MendingMayhem More about jeans! As I touched on in my previous blog, denim has a high environmental cost to produce which brings with it a responsibility to make full use of the fabric. That means not only making my […]
- Halloween Window PumpkinsOctober 11, 2020Celebrate Halloween with our Window Pumpkins. It’s a super sewing project for kids. Perfect for Half Term. Hang them in a window and the sun shines through so they look like they’re glowing. Halloween window pumpkins look great on a lampshade too. This is a great chance for your children to have some supervised sewing time. I did this with my son Pete when he was six and we wrote a simple tutorial. Sewing with children If your children are anything like mine, they’re desperate […]
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