Monthly Archives: July 2012

SEWING FOR THOSE HOT SUMMER NIGHTS

Well, I’m not too sure about you but these hot summer nights are real difficult to get to sleep – especially when the pillow case is made from some nasty poly fabric that seems to stick to your neck! So … Continue reading

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GRANDMA SEWING………save $$$ for your kids and sew with love!

FITTED SHEETS FOR PACK & PLAYS; CRIBS & TODDLER BEDS I was a little shocked when I went to one of those big box stores about 6 months ago to buy a couple of fitted sheets for the Pack & … Continue reading

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I just received my LoveSewing newsletter today. In case you have not heard of this: it is sent out by Denise Wild who is one of our Janome Dealers in Toronto. She has a sewing cafe/studio set-up. I subscribe to her … Continue reading

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FRIENDSHIP STAR FOR MALAYSIA QUILT BLOCK EXCHANGE

“HAND IN HAND PIECING TOGETHER” We were approached via the Janome Distributor in Malaysia and Janome in Japan to possibly participate in a Quilt Block Exchange programme. The objective is to promote the advantages & importance of creative sewing skills to women … Continue reading

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TOLD YOU I WAS GOING TO SEW LAST WEEKEND!!!! WHAT DO YOU THINK I DID?

I need to get 2 baby quilts done ASAP. One baby is due any minute…..another is due Sept but all indications are that it will be much sooner than that. SO….I had to get hopping without delay! I am doing … Continue reading

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WHAT TO DO WITH ZIPPER “LEFT-OVERS”

I mentioned in my last post that I would tell you what I do with the bits of zipper that I cut off when I make little baggies with zippers longer than required for the size of the bag. I … Continue reading

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SUMMER SEWING project #3: LILAC LINES ZIPPER PURSE

I can make a purse like this in 10-15 minutes……NO kidding. Once I have the fabric prepped & cut, I can insert the zipper, top stitch it; do the side seams & bottom corners in literally 10-15 minutes. This is, … Continue reading

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SUMMER SEWING PROJECT IDEA: KEY FOB/CHAIN

I promised I would give you the instructions for making the key chain or fob. SEE posts on 5th; 6th & 9th July (last & this week) to do with summer sewing/Lilac lines/eye glass case etc. I got this great … Continue reading

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ACUFIL QUILTING KIT FOR JANOME HORIZON MC12000

I have had a lot of fun learning & playing with the NEW Acufil Quilting Kit for the JANOME HORIZON MC12000. This will be available very soon for all our JANOME HORIZON Mc12000 owners. Contact your local Janome dealer today to pre-order your kit. The … Continue reading

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There’s More …….re eyeglass case project

On Friday 6th July, I posted the HOW TO make a very simple eye glass case using the fabric I decorated with JANOME SEWING MACHINE STITCHES. Life is full of wonderful little surprizes & co-incidences: a book just came across … Continue reading

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