WE SHINE THE SPOTLIGHT ON JANOME PROJECTS at SNIP AND STITCH SEWING CENTRE, NANAIMO, BC

Thank you, Perry, for our lovely Valentine's decorations!!

Thank you, Perry, for our lovely Valentine’s decorations!!

Once again, I was recently blown away by the talent & creativity of staff & customers at Snip & Stitch Sewing Centre in Nanaimo BC. We have a real fun Show & Tell time before our classes. To start off, we feature some of the incredible work Donna Morton (who works at Snip & Stitch and who we featured on 13th Feb with her lovely Valentine’s Heart mats). We will do another post showing other lovely things made by Snip & Stitch customers in the coming weeks. Donna will be in the Janome booth at the Victoria Show…..so if you’d like to meet her & find out more about using your embroidery machine to do your quilting + see the NEW Artistic Edge 15 Digital cutter in action…..come on over…..we will have ongoing demo’s and creative fun to watch!

It is really hard to know where to start......there were SO many gorgeous projects at Show & Tell. This one was made by Donna Morton for Kathy, the owner of Snip & Stitch as a Christmas gift.

It is really hard to know where to start……there were SO many gorgeous projects at Show & Tell. This one was made by Donna Morton for Kathy, the owner of Snip & Stitch, as a Christmas gift.

This is a close up of the same quilt showing the ACUFIL quilting that Donna did on the Janome MC15000.

This is a close up of the same quilt showing the ACUFIL quilting that Donna did on the Janome MC15000.

This is the back of the same quilt......man alive I am SO taken with using our embroidery machine to do our quilting.....it is simply the best option.

This is the back of the same quilt……man alive I am SO taken with using our embroidery machine to do our quilting…..it is simply the best option.

Donna holding up another of her close to completed creations.....also quilted using the ASQ22 Acufil hoop on the JANOME MC15000

Donna holding up another of her close to completed creations…..also quilted using the ASQ22 Acufil hoop on the JANOME MC15000

And the back of the same quilt

And the back of the same quilt

Donna also introduced the 2015 Hoopsisters Block of the month: Sewn Seeds. I was severely disappointed last year that I could not do Jacobean Journey (the 2014 Embroidablock of the month) due to time constraints…..I’d love to be able to do all the incredible projects I see on my travels, but sadly there are only 24 hours in a day. (I am waiting for when they give us more hours in a day!!)   That was a tough decision as I so badly wanted to do it. This year is a similar tough decision for me…..Sewn Seeds is simply stunning. Take a look at the smaller projects Donna has put together using various Sewn Seeds blocks.

If you are interested in participating in this year’s Hoopsisters Embroidablock, you may contact Snip and Stitch, Nanaimo, BC or check out the Hoopsisters website for a participating dealer near you. IMG_2386

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About lizafrica

I work in the Education Dept at Janome & Elna, Canada and LOVE to sew. I have been employed full time in the sewing and quilting industry for almost 30 years so I bring a wealth of sewing knowledge & expertise to this blog. I enjoy all forms of sewing from quilting to sewing garments to machine embroidery and software. Pretty much everything in my life is seen through the eyes of a passionate sewer! I am constantly on the look out for fun, innovative and inspiring ideas to share with you all on this blog. I also love to read, knit , travel and spend time with my family and friends.
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8 Responses to WE SHINE THE SPOTLIGHT ON JANOME PROJECTS at SNIP AND STITCH SEWING CENTRE, NANAIMO, BC

  1. Donna Jupp says:

    Hi everyone that was at Janome Days at Snip and Stitch! Thanks for all the info and displays from all the ladies of their beautiful work. Thanks for all the goodies,it was a great weekend. I was so fortunate to be Housesitting in Nanoose and that made it possible for me to join you!

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  2. Dawn says:

    I think Donna should write a book – she is soooo talented!

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  3. Donna says:

    Thanks for the wonderful write-ups Liz!

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  4. Sandra Clark says:

    I’m not a quilter but I can see many uses for these embroidered blocks from HoopSisters. Alberta and Saskatchewan is WAY to far to go…..or I could visit my friend in Saskatoon. Tempting!

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    • lizafrica says:

      Hi Sandra,

      Your email seems to indicate you are in Ontario? I am quite surprised to see how few Hoopsisters dealers there are in Ontario. Perhaps you could suggest to your favourite local dealer that they might consider introducing Hoopsisters? Worth a try, don’t you think?

      Liz
      JANOME CANADA

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  5. Jenna says:

    Super content and lovely new pic Lizafrica ! Happy week and thank you !

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