Monthly Archives: October 2012

SPOTLIGHT ON JANOME CUSTOMER: MONIKA KINNER-WHALEN OF SASKATOON, SK

I had heard about Monika Kinner-Whalen a few times and also saw her entry in the QUILT CANADA National Juried Show in Halifax this year in May. She entered a rather lovely and unusual piece of wearable art called “A Prairie dress”. So imagine my … Continue reading

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WE SHINE THE SPOTLIGHT ON OUR JANOME 1000 CPX OR COVERPRO SERGERS TODAY

The JANOME 1000CPX replaced the JANOME 1000CP a while back. It is basically the same machine with a few additions & improvements: there is a SEAM TIGHTENING SYSTEM (STS) which has a switch on the front of the machine to simply flip when you … Continue reading

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SHARING WHAT MY FRIEND DID WITH DONNA’S CANDLE MAT PROJECT

My friend, Karen McColl, of White Rock, Vancouver was inspired by Donna’s Candle Mat. See our http://www.janome.ca/ home page for pic + Donna’s project instructions . Karen does not have the Artistic Sewing Suite software with the cutting needles but … Continue reading

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SPOTLIGHT ON JANOME CUSTOMER: JUST LOOK AT WHAT CAN BE DONE WITH ARTISTIC SUITE V6: CRYSTALS & EMBROIDERY

At a recent Janome Club event at one of my Janome Dealer’s in Vancouver, BC: Langley Vacuum & Sewing, one of our very loyal JANOME customer’s, Irene, arrived wearing a stunning black T-shirt embellished with embroidery and crystals. Knowing how very creative … Continue reading

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SNEAK PREVIEW: CALGARY SEWING SHOW FRI 19 & SAT 20TH OCTOBER

I am here in Calgary, the booth is dressed ready to meet the sewing public tomorrow so I thought I’d give you a sneak preview of the special exhibit we have in the booth:  we are very fortunate to have … Continue reading

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SPOTLIGHT ON JANOME DEALER: THE SEWING MACHINE STORE, SASKATOON, SASKATCHEWAN

On a recent visit to Saskatchewan, I visited THE SEWING MACHINE STORE at their easy to find store on busy Circle Drive  (Unit 111-294 venture Way, Saskatoon) or use the Dealer locator on our website  Kathy actually has 2 stores: one in … Continue reading

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HOT OFF THE PRESS……..BLUE BOBBINS are coming real soon!!!!

REMEMBER THE CHERRY PINK BOBBINS WHICH CAME OUT TO CELEBRATE OUR 90TH ANNIVERSARY? Well those bobbins are still selling like hot cakes. You can buy them in the pretty presentation/storage box of 25 bobbins OR you can purchase them loose. Ask … Continue reading

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PERFECT ALIGNMENT LASER TOOL

I first saw this tool demo’ed at a sewing show and knew right away that I HAD to have it! I bought one and then we arranged to get these so that you can get yours at your local Janome dealer here … Continue reading

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SPOTLIGHT ON JANOME DEALER: CREATIVE HOUSE IN SASKATOON, SK

I visited Creative House in Saskatoon, SK recently. George & Wendy Conquergood had set up the store very attractively and made it so easy for me and the customers to see with a big TV for my laptop projection – SO … Continue reading

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SUMMER ROBE WITH ALTERNATIVE EDGE TREATMENT: PICOT EDGE/SHELL TUCKS

I made a summer robe with “silky” african print fabric  – with a matching nightgown.  This set is probably OK to wear in Vancouver. This fabric is quite soft & drapes well. However, being quite synthetic, it does not “breathe” well and so may have limited use … Continue reading

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