Monthly Archives: April 2014

IRENE’S SWING JACKET……ANOTHER SPIN ON THE SAME PATTERN

You might remember seeing the lovely swing jacket that our Langley Vacuum & Sewing customer, Irene, made recently? I featured it in a recent blog post. Click this link to revisit that blog post. Irene used Peggy Sager’s Silhouette pattern: Nina’s top. … Continue reading

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NEW: LARGE BUTTON HOLE FOOT

Janome announces the release of another great NEW product: THE LONG BUTTONHOLE FOOT which gives Janome Mc15000 owners the ability to sew button holes from 1 to 2 inches in length when a larger button is placed into the buttonhole … Continue reading

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AND HERE ARE MORE JANOME FEET YOU CAN USE FOR COUCHING

THE FREE MOTION COUCHING FOOT PART # 202110006. THIS FOOT IS FOR ALL HIGH SHANK JANOME MACHINE MODELS irrespective of whether it is a 7mm or a 9mm machine. We already did a post about this Free Motion Couching foot … Continue reading

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MONTHLY SERIES ON FEET – PART4: COUCHING THE JANOME WAY

COUCHING is the word that comes from a French word which means to lay down a cord or yarn etc & sew in place.  And  YES, YES, YES……we do have a JANOME COUCHING FOOT.  And yes, I know it is … Continue reading

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CreativFestival Almost Here!

Just one more week before the CreativFestival begins! A two day feast for the senses. Its for every kind of crafter.  An inspiring event to check out the latest and greatest and be around like minded people. My mom still comments, … Continue reading

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PROJECT IDEA: DOLL CARRIER for little “Mommies”

A “mommie birdie” whispered in my ear some time before Christmas last year that my little almost 2 year old was really enjoying playing with her dolls and would love to have a doll/baby carrier for Christmas. This was one … Continue reading

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SPOTLIGHT ON JANOME CUSTOMER: AMY OF LANGLEY, BC

Amy is a new customer at Langley Vacuum & Sewing, Langley, BC. She owns a JANOME 6600P and a JANOME 7700QCP. As a lot of you know, I work in the sewing industry and  I attend sewing & quilt shows on a regular … Continue reading

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WHAT’S GOING ON IN THIS CORNER OF THE SEWING WORLD? PART 4

More things I discovered at SEWEXPO? Maybe because I am having such ongoing issues with my neck & shoulders, I sure noticed the various booths promoting sewing chairs & furniture. Seems like there are more of them? There also seemed … Continue reading

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CreativFestival Spring Event

  Bursting at the seams with sumptuous fibres, fabrics and yarns; luxurious beads; fabulous papers, notions and embellishments; trend-setting patterns and kits; high-tech equipment, handcrafted gifts of distinction and more! This spring CreativFestival will be event worth coming to see! … Continue reading

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WHAT’S GOING ON IN THIS CORNER OF THE SEWING WORLD? PART3

While at SEWEXPO I attended a great hands-on class with Alba Fekete of Janome America: we worked on one of my big favourites: the JANOME MC 9900 and , yes, it was very nice to be seated on that other … Continue reading

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