Monthly Archives: January 2014

INTRODUCING OUR NEW BLOG SERIES ON FEET & ACCESSORIES 2014: BORDER GUIDE FOOT

“Oh,  I bought that foot ages ago but I never used it”  OR  ” I have no clue how to use it or even what it is called” OR   ” I just can’t seem to see how to make it … Continue reading

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ARTISTIC EMBROIDERY COLLECTIONS: FLORAL FUN by STITCHIQUE

Here is Part 2: Liz’s fun with FLORAL FUN!  This is another of the eight collections of embroidery designs under the ARTISTIC label………available from your local JANOME   DEALER in Canada and the USA. Stitchique is another of the designers who … Continue reading

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ARTISTIC EMBROIDERY DESIGN COLLECTIONS: EXPRESSIONS OF TEXTURE by LEAH DAY

Remember the post I did a little while back about these awesome NEW Embroidery design Collections??? Check out that blog  post again if you missed it or were not paying attention?! Well, believe it or not, I have FINALLY found a … Continue reading

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INSPIRED TO SEW

SCHMETZ NEEDLES recently launched a new E-zine that they are making available through stores that sell Schmetz sewing machine needles. I thought I would draw your attention to this new informational resource  as well as interesting articles about creative people … Continue reading

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2014 FABRIC TRENDS

Maybe I am not the only one who gets interested when I read stuff about fabric & colour & fashion trends?? If not, read on……… Acknowledgments for the article below go to International Quilts Inc  for this information in their eInsider … Continue reading

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EMBROIDERY KNOW-HOW………PROJECT IDEAS ON VIDEO

We shone the spotlight on a local Vancouver Embroidery teacher earlier last year: Yvonne Menear. You can also see Yvonne offer a free mini workshop on Craftsy.com. Her class covers : Get to know your embroidery machine as expert instructor Yvonne Menear … Continue reading

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CANUCKS MAKE USE OF A JANOME!!!!!!

Thank you to Jarret Sawyer of Sawyers Sewing Center in Victoria for alerting us about this You Tube video showing Rob Laurie prepping for a game – he was the emergency back up goalie for a recent Canucks game. That’s our … Continue reading

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SEWING FOR LITTLE FAIRIES & ANGELS

I am the go-to person in my family for all sewing …… unfortunately, for my family, mending is my least favourite of all but I can have my arm twisted to get mending done if the right incentives are offered! … Continue reading

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HAPPY NEW YEAR TO ALL OUR JANOMELIFE BLOG VIEWERS!!!!

2013 was an exciting sewing ride!!! Well, it was for me. How about you? I really love working in this industry as there is always: something new to learn…………. some beautiful and exquisitely made sewing project to see……………. sewing and quilting … Continue reading

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