Monthly Archives: September 2013

To Stash is Human; To Organize is Another Story

Every crafter has her own way of working; her own sense of what is messy or blissfully creative chaos. Hence we all have our own threshold for when we need to embrace the nasty O word – Organization. Welcome to … Continue reading

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COMING SOON…….ALMOST HERE!!! OUR STUNNING NEW JANOME MC15000

VISIT YOUR LOCAL JANOME DEALER TODAY TO FIND OUT MORE ABOUT THIS WONDERFUL JANOME MC 15000.

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FRINGE EMBROIDERY – FUN WITH FLOWERS & FRAMES

You may well have played with our Janome fringe foot at some time or other??  This allows you to zig-zag or satin stitch over the raised bar in the middle of the foot to create loopy stitches. You can then … Continue reading

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IT’S TIME FOR THE CALGARY SEWING SHOW….. SEE YOU NEXT WEEK!!!

Just a quick one to alert you to the fact that the CALGARY SEWING SHOW is being held again next week Friday 27th & Sat 28th September at BMO Center at the Stampede show grounds – same place as last year.  The show … Continue reading

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Mark Your Space: Personalizing Your Hand Made Haven

As part of our $10000 Dream Sewing Studio feature, today we bring you some thoughts on personalizing your ‘creating space.’ The Craft Cave First there was the Caveman. Then, the Bear Cave, the Bat Cave and eventually the bastion of … Continue reading

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JANOME SEWING PROJECT: PURSE ORGANIZER

PURSE ORGANIZER: COME AWAY WITH ME TO A CREATIVE ZONE on the JANOME MC8900/MC8200/MC9900 I designed this project especially for our Test Drives on these machines in Western Canada during Spring 2013.  SUPPLIES: Cut piece of fabric approx. 13 x 8 … Continue reading

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Where Do You Make Space to Create?

The Creative muse can strike at any time or place, but when it comes time to act on your inspiration, where do you go to breathe life into your ideas? Some of our pastimes are portable enough to bring anywhere … Continue reading

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OOOOO….you are SO going to love what is coming 1st October!!!!!!

YES, YES, YES…… we can now connect to, edit  and monitor our embroidery on our iPad with our sensational new free downloadable iPad App’s: AcuEdit & AcuMonitor!!!! THIS MACHINE IS NOT AN UPGRADED JANOME MC12000!!! Absolutely NOT. It is a whole new … Continue reading

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THE EDMONTON SEWING SHOW ……yes, it is next week!

Just a quick one to alert you to the fact that the EDMONTON SEWING SHOW is being held again next week Friday 13th & Sat 14th September at Millenium Place in Sherwood Park.  The show is open both days Fri 9am – 6pm and … Continue reading

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WE SHINE THE SPOTLIGHT ON OUR JANOME MC9900: PROJECT IDEA

I had a great deal of fun during July & August preparing for my classes at our bi-annual International Dealer Convention. This year it was held in Las Vegas (which is not really my most favourite destination – especially when … Continue reading

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