Monthly Archives: September 2014

Apple Embroidery with MBX Stitch Fill Part 2: Radial Fill

Celine joins us again for a  further exercise in using MBX embroidery fills. Exploring Radial Fills The Radial Fill stitching effect is achieved by radiating stitches from a common central point. It can be applied using Fill stitches with or … Continue reading

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THE CALGARY SHOW IS NEXT WEEK …..SEE YOU THERE!!

THE CALGARY SEWING SHOW : THE CREATIVE STITCHES AND CRAFTING ALIVE SHOW WILL BE HELD NEXT WEEK. PLEASE NOTE THAT IT WILL NOT BE HELD AT THE STAMPEDE SHOW GROUNDS……THE VENUE HAS MOVED TO SPRUCE MEADOWS, SOUTH OF CALGARY. We … Continue reading

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Easy Apple Applique Napkins

Betcha Can’t Stop at Just One! Today’s cross-border post comes to us from our friends at Janome America. Follow the links below to the printable apple pattern Fast & Fun: A Great Beginner Project What better way to follow up … Continue reading

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APPLES & QUILTS PART 3

This week’s apple “quilt” is actually a placemat. Same technique as the apple quilts in part 1 & 2 with 5 inch squares sewed together with a JANOME 1/4 INCH FOOT & NEEDLE PLATE. The placemat was sandwiched in the … Continue reading

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APPLES & QUILTS PART 4

Our 4th & final part in the THURSDAY APPLES & QUILTS is another fruity fabric table topper……yes, yes, I know… I was determined to make a dent in my stash! We are giving you both Part 3 & Part 4 … Continue reading

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Apple Embroidery with MBX Stitch Fill Part 1: Different Weave Fills

With the Digitizer MBX it is possible to import a clip art image and digitize it. This expands our embroidery collections with unique designs. Today we will revise the Parallel Weave Fill. Choose Your Image I choose an apple, as … Continue reading

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Apples, Peaches, Deep Grey Wool…

We Have Got a Treat For You! Ok. We admit it. The title is a stretch. But when well known garment instructor and tailoring expert, Ron Collins offered to share one of his latest projects with us, we jumped at … Continue reading

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Dress the table for an apple meal

Welcome to Day 15 of Janome’s Celebration of Sewing month. From Montreal, we dressed an apple table with coordinating accessories. We will sew and embroiderer a table cloth, a napkin, a silverware holder (in the hoop) and a glass marker. … Continue reading

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Spend Some Time With Thread Painting; Part I

Give the Classic Still Life a Try Welcome to Day 14 of Janome’s Celebration of Sewing month. Today’s bite of sewing goodness is Part One of our Two Part little lesson on thread painting. Like watercolour, oil or acrylic painting, … Continue reading

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Making the Grade: Scrap Apples

Welcome to a relaxing weekend post in our Apple a Day from Janome series. Today we are fortunate to be able to share some of the great work from Canadian designer, blogger and all-around creative talent, Nicole Nowosad. Amongst her … Continue reading

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