Monthly Archives: May 2013

SPOTLIGHT ON EMBROIDERY: YVONNE MENEAR OF LANGLEY, BC

On my rounds & abouts, I meet lots of different people: sewers, embroiderers, people who love making garments, people who are quilters, and  many more.  It was probably last year that I first saw a rather interesting and refreshingly different embroidered … Continue reading

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LET’S TAKE A LOOK AT JANOME SERGERS

Did you know that there is a good deal of information out there just waiting for you to find? Yes, I guess you just need to know where to look. I have said many times that google is a very … Continue reading

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UPDATE ON OUR BLOG CHALLENGE: MAKING COSMETIC PURSES FOR CHARITY

OK….do you remember the Challenge I put out on this blog a few months back asking you to make cosmetic bags/purses that we can fill with toiletries to give to various charities this Christmas? Please refer to the previous posts … Continue reading

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SPOTLIGHT ON JANOME CUSTOMER: ANN BOWN OF CAMPBELL RIVER, BC

Imagine my huge surprize when I was surfing on Facebook & I realized that a friend who lived with me in the same University residence while we were studying for our degrees in Pietermaritzburg, South Africa (we are not saying how many years ago, right?) was actually … Continue reading

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QUILT BC 2013 IN PENTICTON…….SUMMER AND THE QUILTING IS EASY

I was in Kelowna & Vernon last weekend for JANOME TEST DRIVES on our Memory Craft 8900; 8200 & 9900’s. The weather was unbelievably gorgeous: hot and sunny.  When I flew back to Vancouver late on Saturday night, I was greeted with … Continue reading

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QUILT BC 2013 THIS WEEK IN PENTICTON, BC……..see you there!!!!!!

YES, it is time for Quilt Canada’s QUILT BC show in Penticton this year. It opens THIS THURSDAY 16th May at the Penticton Trade & Convention Center and runs through to Saturday 18th May.  Check out the website – there is … Continue reading

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PRODUCT REVIEW: JANOME SEWING MACHINE NEEDLES

 I recently did a blog post about our new PURPLE tip needles.  (on 10th April – scroll to last month in the Archives on right hand side of this blog home page). Since then, further information about our Janome needles has … Continue reading

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FOCUS ON OUR FEET: THE JANOME RIBBON/SEQUIN FOOT

Have you forgotten that you have this tool in your foot box?? Perhaps? perhaps not? The JANOME RIBBON/SEQUIN FOOT  is available for 7mm (Part# 200332000) and 9mm machines (Part # 202090009). This foot is VERY handy when you wish to sew down … Continue reading

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LIZ’S EASTER SEWFEST: PART 2 GARMENT SEWING

Ok, so once I had finished the essential baby sewing (see PART 1 of this post published on 23rd April), I got down to sewing up some of the garments for myself that I had already cut out on the … Continue reading

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