Monthly Archives: October 2014

Project Creativ Catwalk

A very cool event takes place at the CreativFestival that I am always excited to see. Having graduated from fashion design many years ago, its interesting to watch the process and see what emerges.  The Challenge was given on Friday at … Continue reading

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WHY Wall Sayings

Thank you to every who took a couple of minutes to share their ‘WHY’ at this year’s CreativFestival. At the end of each day, I was supposed to erase the walls for the next day’s crowd.  I couldn’t do it! … Continue reading

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The Writing is On the Wall

The WHY Wall Revealed An interactive display is added to the Janome booth under the banner of “Let the World Know Why.” We don’t need a REASON to create, but it’s interesting to get to know the motivation behind projects made by … Continue reading

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Making Life Beautiful

The trucks are being unloaded as we post. Classrooms are being set up and displays are being dressed. Excitement is in the air as the 2014 Fall Creative is made ready for your arrival. All Dressed Up All of the … Continue reading

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Introducing the Artistic Quilter SD 18

See the Canadian Premiere of the AQSD at the Creative Janome is pleased to welcome a new, extended family member to our line of machines on display at this week’s Creative Festival. The Artistic Quilter SD 18 (AQSD) is an extended … Continue reading

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What have I agreed to!??

Originally posted on Tryon A HomeMade Life:
In one week’s time, some nice lady holding a stop watch is going to sit me down in front of a sewing machine, in the middle of the Toronto Convention Centre and hand…

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Blog Round Up

Sensational Sewing Abounds It seemed like only last week that we were in the midst of our Apple A Day SewAThon. We thought that a brief tour of our designer friends’ blogs would keep the sewing love going strong. You … Continue reading

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The New Janome Skyline

Blues Skies Ahead: Skyline S5 Debuts Today Hot on the heels of the release of Janome’s Horizon MC15000 version 2, comes the release today of our newest ‘top of the mid-range’ sewing machine.  The Skyline S5 is designed to provide … Continue reading

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JANOME and Silhouette Cameo Published the July 31, 2014 by Céline Ross ON THE VIE JANOME FRENCH BLOG. I HAVE COPIED IT OVER AFTER TRANSLATING INTO ENGLISH FOR YOU TO ENJOY TOO.   Today we show a sewing machine train… cut out using … Continue reading

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Sneak Peek!

Jennifer Tryon is an award-winning journalist with Global National, as senior investigative correspondent by day and a creative person by night.  Combining her two loves, Try On a Homemade Life was born. First as a blog and now a new video series is … Continue reading

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