Monthly Archives: April 2013

JANOME CUSTOMER’S TRIP OF A LIFETIME TO BALI

One of our Janome customers in Saskatoon, SK , Linda Seemann-Korte enjoyed a wonderful trip to Bali recently. I asked her to share some of her discoveries with us: I discovered my ‘trip of a lifetime’ in the Country Register newspaper  – it was a … Continue reading

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CAN I EMBROIDER MY PHOTO’S???

CAN I TURN MY PHOTOGRAPHS INTO EMBROIDERIES? I get asked this question quite frequently. There is a lot to be said for capturing memories and special people in mediums other than a jpeg photograph – which, of course, is lovely…..But those of … Continue reading

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JUST ARRIVED …….. NEW JANOME FEET & ACCESSORIES

YES, YES, YES …….I KNOW you have been waiting.  Well wait no more – they are here!! Now don’t go giving your dealer a hard time….they have literally just arrived in our warehouse and so your dealer still has to … Continue reading

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LIZ’S EASTER SEWFEST PART 1……TO INSPIRE YOU TO GET SEWING!

I took a few extra days off around Easter recently planning to have a 5 day sewfest and ……would you believe it? The weather here in Vancouver, BC (where it is usually grey & wet this time of the year) was … Continue reading

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BOOK REVIEW: INDYGO JUNCTION’S fabric flowers by AMY BARICKMAN

We all love flowers – some folk love to plant & grow them in the garden. Personally one of the best times of the year for me is when my daffodils & tulips start blooming.  Other folk like to paint … Continue reading

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Artists of Embroidery

The designs in our newest machine, the Memory Craft 9900 are awesome! In Liz’s post yesterday she showed how she used a few of the designs!  But do you ever wonder where the designs come from?  Jill Buckley a VERY talented … Continue reading

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MORE EMBROIDERY FUN ON THE NEW JANOME MC9900

I made this project on the NEW JANOME MC 9900 sewing & embroidery machine: Here are the steps I used to create this runner: I first cut out the white tone on tone print 100% cotton fabric for the runner … Continue reading

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PRODUCT REVIEW: GARMENT SEWING PATTERNS TO INSPIRE YOU TO SEW

Are your fingers itching to sew? Do you sometimes (or often?) feel like you just have to sit down at that JANOME sewing machine or you might go crazy? Well not literally but you know what I mean! I thought I’d … Continue reading

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JUST LOOK AT THE LATEST ISSUE OF A NEEDLE PULLING THREAD MAGAZINE……..

JUST LANDED ON MY DESK YESTERDAY!! The Spring 2013 issue of A NEEDLE PULLING THREAD magazine. This is a Canadian publication that we are real proud of as there are not too many like it in Canada that we can … Continue reading

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WHAT IS ALL THE BUZZ ABOUT PURPLE TIP NEEDLES?????

Did you get a pack of needles with your machine and notice a needle with a purple tip?? And not know what it was for? I think the first machines to come with one of these in the needle pack … Continue reading

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