Monthly Archives: April 2015

“Think Outside the Block” Quilt Show 2015

Spring is here! And quilt shows are popping up everywhere! Everyone wants to show what they have been working on all winter!  Please check out Loose Threads, news from Quilter’s Connection Magazine, May 2015.  There you’ll find listing of many quilt … Continue reading

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KNIT FABRIC EDGE FINISHING PART 2

Part 2 of our series on different Options of how to finish knit fabrics on neck lines, armholes & hems. Part 1 was 2 weeks ago – check it out here if you missed it. Option 4: Binding with a … Continue reading

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JANOME’S INCREDIBLE ACUFIL QUILTING SYSTEM

  Just recently, we had a dealer call us asking if we still had an upgrade kit for the Janome Mc10000 (to upgrade this model to MC10001). We had to disappoint the dealer & their customer as those have been gone … Continue reading

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Spotlight on a Beginner Digitizer

Recently a Janome customer reached out to me for advice on embroidering socks. I learned she recently purchased our Janome DMBX software and was having fun experimenting. I asked if she would share images of what she has done as I was so impressed!  Here … Continue reading

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CreativFestival April 24-25, 2015

Creativ Festival (formerly Creative Sewing and Needlework Festival) since 1988 has been offering an unbeatable combination of tantalizing shopping and dynamic instruction. Designed to intrigue, involve, excite, stimulate and celebrate the art of creating your own personal style. It’s a … Continue reading

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SOMETHING FOR JANOME HORIZON MC12000 OWNERS

You might remember we featured the Janome Mc12000 WORKBOOK a while back?  We have a small amount of this great workbook binder in stock but once they are gone….they really will be gone! We will not be getting anymore.  So about now is … Continue reading

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KNIT FABRICS: OPTIONS for BINDING NECK & ARMHOLE & HEM EDGES PART 1

You might remember I mentioned in August 2014 (Sewing for the Summer Part 4)  that I would list some options for finishing the neck and armhole edges when sewing knit garments. My apologies that it has been so long in the … Continue reading

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WE SHINE THE SPOTLIGHT ON BETTY CHALKER AGAIN: SHE SHARES HER UPSIDE DOWN QUILTING PROJECT WITH US

Betty Chalker has shared some neat ideas with us before…..the latest one was the lovely Christmas table topper where she used the Janome Circular attachment to make a double scallop edging. We posted this in December 2014. Remember this? Well … Continue reading

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APRIL CALENDAR PAGE: ANOTHER PROJECT IDEA FROM JANOME

On the West Coast of Canada, daffodils are almost past cheering us with their happy colour; cherry blossom is almost done, magnolias are creating pink & white carpets under their branches and tulips are just beginning to open in gardens………….so what … Continue reading

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MARCH 2015 “MEND IT BETTER” BOOK WINNER AND APRIL 2015 GIVE-AWAY ANNOUNCEMENT

We are happy to announce the computer generated/randomly selected winner of the March Book: “Mend it Better” by Kristin M. Roach – published and donated by Storey Publishing.   And the winner is  Joyce G, customer at Lethbridge Sewing Center, Lethbridge, … Continue reading

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