Monthly Archives: May 2011

Play Days at CQA

London Calling Sending a note along from the Canadian Quilt Association’s Annual meeting in London, Ontario. Janome is the exclusive sponsor of the classroom machines and we brought in a truckload of 4030 Anniversary machines to keep the classrooms humming with creative … Continue reading

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Happy Queen V. Day

Happy (almost) Summer Welcome to the beginning of the traditional launch of summer in Canada, the May 2-4 weekend (otherwise known as Victoria Day; The Queen’s birthday, or  the Holiday Monday preceding May 25 in Canada). Queen Victoria was the last Teen … Continue reading

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Hot Dog! What a festival

Because everyone needs a House… A gathering of wiener dogs makes for an unlikely sewing venue, but such is the case for wienerfest 2011 in Thamesford Ontario, June 25. Wienerfest is a gathering of hundreds of dachshunds from across North America and beyond. This … Continue reading

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Just thought I’d share a pic. of another quilt which I do believe is currently en route to “catch” the container going to Japan: THANK YOU SO MUCH, Cheryl Paul of Saskatoon  for sending me the pic. Cheryl has made … Continue reading

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Quilts for Japan: Sneak Peek

Since Panda’s have captured the imagination of the Japanese people, they seemed like a good starting place for this all embroidered quilt top from Linda. All of the stippling as well as the embroidery are done on the MC11000 Special … Continue reading

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Sewing Excitement

Janome sponsoring a wide range of events From Fibre Art to Quilting to Fashion, Janome is working with numerous groups to support sewing activities across Canada. June 10 through 11 are the dates for the H24 (Hamilton 24) fashion challenge. … Continue reading

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