Monthly Archives: March 2013

SPOTLIGHT ON JANOME CUSTOMER AND QUILT ARTIST: TERRY ASKE OF VANCOUVER, BC

I met Terry Aske some time back through a mutual friend. I recently asked Terry if she would like to give us a glimpse into her world of making and selling art quilts. I am happy to report that she agreed … Continue reading

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SPRING HAS SPRUNG!!!!

Just could not resist sharing this with you: Far be it from me to make anyone feel dreadfully blue…………..I DO live on the West Coast, we had a double digit positive temp. yesterday and probably the same today though I … Continue reading

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BLOG CHALLENGE: INSTRUCTIONS FOR MAKING BAGGIES & SOME PICS TO INSPIRE YOU.

I was a little early for an appointment recently so I popped into a thrift store to while away the time……well, I was so pleased I did as I found some bits & pieces to put towards the stash that … Continue reading

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BOOK REVIEW: LET’S REVISIT THE JANOME INFINITY QUILT BOOK

Yes, yes, I know there is nothing new about the INFINITY QUILT. It has been around for a number of years. I have done 2 smaller quilts (one white & 1 cream) which I am quite sure many of you … Continue reading

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JANOME CUSTOMER SHARES HER FELTED WOOL PROJECTS WITH US

At a recent event at Snip and Stitch in Nanaimo, one of the customers, Stephanie Buckingham,  showed us the wool felted skirts she made for her daughter who lives in Dunedin New Zealand. I (Liz) visited Christchurch, NZ a few … Continue reading

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ARTISTIC CRYSTALS – BLING IT ON!!

We have been offering THE ARTISTIC SEWING SUITE of embroidery software for quite some time. Please search in the box on the left below the Janome 12000 pic for the posts that have been done on the ARTISTIC SEWING SUITE … Continue reading

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REVIEW OF PRODUCTS: GRABBIT SEWING NOTIONS

OK, so recently I got my annual sewing “fix” at SEWEXPO in Puyallup, Washington (just southeast of Seattle).  As I work in the sewing industry in Canada, it is not really possible for me to be the “customer” at shows in … Continue reading

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TRANSFERRING DESIGNS FROM YOUR COMPUTER TO YOUR EMBROIDERY MACHINE PART3

Cheryl of Saskatoon is a long time loyal JANOME customer and fan. She contacted me after PART 1 of this series was published and had some things she thought would be good to add. Preparing a USB or Compact Flash Card … Continue reading

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JANOMELIFE BAGGIE CHALLENGE 2013 ……SEWING FOR CHARITY

—2013 BLOG CHALLENGE: MAKE  ZIPPERED BAGGIES FOR CHARITY Please refer to blog post on 18th February 2013 “WARMING HEARTS: SEWING FOR CHARITY” —DEADLINE TBA but it will more than likely be 31st August 2013 to allow time for voting & … Continue reading

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TRANSFERRING DESIGNS TO MY JANOME EMBROIDERY MACHINE PART 2

Please refer to PART 1 of this topic which was published earlier this week. First, you need to FORMAT the USB stick or ATA card first before using it. This is necessary in order to create a system of file … Continue reading

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