Monthly Archives: March 2015

SEWING SHOW IN ABBOTSFORD, BC……we share highlights of the fun we just had last weekend

We are quite encouraged by our 2 BC Sewing shows. At both Victoria & Abbotsford, the number of people coming to the show, class attendance and sales at vendor’s booths was up on previous years. We are pleased about this … Continue reading

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GOING….GOING……ALMOST GONE: LAST CHANCE TO ENTER THE DRAW FOR THE MEND IT BETTER BOOK

THE GIVE-AWAY FOR THE MONTH OF MARCH 2015 IS ALMOST DONE…..ENTRY DEADLINE IS MIDNIGHT TOMORROW 31ST MARCH. WINNER WILL BE ANNOUNCED ON WEDNESDAY 1ST APRIL AND THE GIVE-AWAY FOR APRIL WILL BE INTRODUCED……Just wait for April’s prize: you will love … Continue reading

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REMINDER…….THE VANCOUVER SEWING SHOW IS THIS WEEKEND AT TRADEX IN ABBOTSFORD……see you there!

Brochure with classes etc may be found on the website. Download the brochure here.  You can check this out……has all the show info, classes, stage shows etc. Be sure to book your entrance tix & classes soon as you know they sell out fast! … Continue reading

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JUST TAKE A LOOK AT THIS: DOODLING WITH DECORATIVE STITCHES

I recently bumped into my friend & fellow Janome Educator, Nancy Fiedler, at a show, where she gave an enthusiastic lecture on what she has been doing with Janome decorative stitches and embroidery designs. Like what you see with pen … Continue reading

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VICTORIA SHOW HIGHLIGHTS……we share the fun we had in BC’s capital city last weekend

The Victoria Show had a small hiatus so we were thrilled to be back in Victoria after a 2 year gap.  Good to be able to “catch up” with Vancouver Island customers, chat to sewing friends, offer sewing advice, see exciting new … Continue reading

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WE SHINE THE SPOTLIGHT on THE QUILTED BEAR in LADNER, BC

The Quilted Bear in Ladner, BC …….I remember when this store opened….. I lived in Ladner when I first came to Canada and The Quilted Bear was just up the street from where I worked. Needless to say you can … Continue reading

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REMINDER…….VICTORIA SHOW IS THIS WEEKEND…..SEE YOU THERE!

  BROCHURE with classes etc may be found on the website for the BC sewing Show in Victoria. You can check this out……has all the show info, classes, stage shows etc. Good news that the show is back in Victoria!! Be sure to book … Continue reading

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WHAT’S HAPPENING IN OUR SEWING WORLD THIS SPRING?? WHAT’S HOT? WHAT’S TRENDING?

                    I recently attended the largest sewing show in North America and am about to work at the 2 BC sewing shows this month as well as the Creativ Festival in Toronto … Continue reading

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FEBRUARY WINNER OF THE WONDERFIL THREAD BUNDLE & NEW GIVE-AWAY FOR MARCH

Our lucky February winner of the Wonderfil Thread bundle is  Louise who bought her Janome 2030 from Johnsons Sewing Center in Edmonton, Alberta.         CONGRATULATIONS! We will get this sent off to your dealer shortly. In fact…..I will be there at Johnsons … Continue reading

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MARCH CALENDAR PAGE IDEA: SPRING IS COMING??

Now we are not going to be cruel and tell you all manner of spring stuff that is currently here on the West Coast with us as we do know many of you are still in a deep freeze! However, … Continue reading

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