A(nother) new addition! A Janome Coverstitcher

Bev made me do it. That’s my excuse and I am sticking to it!

My little sanctuary

My little sanctuary

Having left my own little sanctuary in Penzance last Saturday I was feeling a bit sorry for myself. I had admired these coverstitch machines from afar and swapped  comments with Bev who was using her own Janome to very good effect. There was a little surplus in the coffers after all the work done recently so I decided to treat myself to it! Hurrah!

Janome 1000 CPX Coverstitch machine

Janome 1000 CPX Coverstitch machine

The machine arrived this afternoon and I have spent about half an hour after finishing client work testing it out. Well, fiddling to be precise. I think this may take a bit more getting used to than I had hoped but with the benefit of the overlocker course on the Craftsy site, which includes a little about coverstitch machines, I think I will get to grips with it. (Look out for desperate e-mails Bev!)

Repeat this now I can coverstitch?

Too good not to have more than one

I have some client work that I must finish during tomorrow and Friday but I think this weekend may turn into a ‘busmans  holiday’ and I will repeat the wonderful Burda top from February 2013. I loved the original version I made in black and will shop the stash to find another fabric to try it using just the overlocker and coverstitcher.

Hopefully I will have something to show you by Sunday!

12 Comments on “A(nother) new addition! A Janome Coverstitcher”

  1. Mmmmmm… new machine! 🙂
    What are the benefits of a Coverstitch please? (As opposed to having an overlocker + standard lockstitch machine.)

  2. mrsmole says:

    I love love love my Janome Coverpro….makes knit hemming so darn nice and even using the chain stitch feature for attaching rows of thread for wide elastic is cool too…Hooray, Kim!

  3. sdbev says:

    Oh my gosh. This morning,Bev enrolled in the same Craftsy course.Whoot!!!!! This should be so much fun for both of us. Be sure to communicate with me. I m leaving my email below. Use it.

  4. Sewbussted says:

    There is a learning curve with a cover stitch machine, but Oh the fun you are going to have. Con gratulations on your new toy 🙂 grown up toys are just the best!!

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