Monthly Archives: June 2010


Jodie Maloni’s is determined to put the “chic back into habedashery.” Her Haby Goddess, based in Melbourne Australia, is a visual treat filled with all sorts of beautiful photography. But don’t stop at the pretty pictures. There are great ‘how to” … Continue reading

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Guiding Lines

Our new Horizon machine is packed with so many features to help make sewing easier- like needle plate markings, the pattern length display and the stitch calculator- it is worth having an up close look at some of the directions to set … Continue reading

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Night Jackets & Other Clever Cover Links

The credit for this clever title goes to Elizabeth of E Made This. Visit her blog to find out why she calls her sewing machine “Gnomey.” Seeing Elizabeth’s Night Jacket has sent me on a Saturday morning detour because I don’t … Continue reading

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Creative Connection- Where Women Connect

Dateline- Mid September, 2010 Minneapolis , MN will be THE place to be for the launch of THE CREATIVE CONNECTION  “a 3-day conference, crafting extravaganza and shopping emporium for creative women, women entrepreneurs and “mompreneurs”, created by Nancy Soriano and Jo … Continue reading

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Seeing Red

The new issue of Quilter’s Connection is making its way across Canada, and what a pretty read it is! With Canada Day soon blanketing us in a sea of red & white, the issue is picture perfect. Heather McArthur, the … Continue reading

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Star Power and the Janome Horizon Mascot

We’ve all heard the stories of famous celebrities and their notorious riders (or list of demands tacked onto appearance contracts). Anything from water chilled to 48 degrees F (and don’t forget the bendy straw!) to specific scents  of Diptyque candles … Continue reading

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Warm Fuzzies

What did Mother Goose say?… “Snips and snails and puppy-dog tails…” This warm-fuzzy was just too cute to pass up! (And the quilt is cute too! Love the colors.)

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CQA Winners Circle

I’m a little late to the party on this one, but could not pass on the opportunity to share the good news about the CQA 2010 National Juried Show Janome Judges Choice Awards.  I was fortunate to be able to … Continue reading

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Digitizer 1-oh-wonder no more

Are you excited about the possibility of creating your own, original embroidery designs, but wonder how to begin? Have you taken the plunge and invested in Digitizer software, only to have it stare at you, unopened from a shelf? Or … Continue reading

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