APRIL WONDERFIL THREAD WINNER + ANNOUNCEMENT OF GIVE-AWAY FOR MAY 2015

Remember the “Mend it Better” book that was our give-away last month/March? Well, Joyce of Lethbridge won it! We announced that at the beginning of April but thought you might like to see this pic of Joyce receiving her book from Deb at Lethbridge Sewing Center. Thanks for sharing the pic, Deb. And once again, congrats, Joyce!

Joyce, the winner, is on the right in the pic. Deb works at Lethbridge Sewing Center - on the left.

Joyce, the winner, is on the right in the pic. Deb of Lethbridge Sewing Center is on the left.

AND NOW FOR THE WINNER OF APRIL’S GIVE-AWAY OF WONDERFIL THREAD:

Once again, we selected a randomly generated computer number and the winner is……….Bev Louwagie whose dealer is Sew & Save of Stratford, Ontario.  Congrats, Bev –  You have won this lovely big presentation box of Wonderfil Threads!  We will contact Mark and arrange to ship your thread to him. He will call you when it arrives. Please come prepared for a photo op when you collect your prize. Enjoy playing with all this thread on your Janome sewing machine!

This is the April give-away........thread candy for the sewer. Be sure to enter.

IMPORTANT – PLEASE READ: If you would like to be entered for a chance to win the lovely book reviewed below, please follow these rules:

  1. Please enter your Name and local Janome dealer store name in the comment box below this blog post. PLEASE send only ONE comment – ie please only enter your name into the draw once.  In fairness to all the others entering, we will delete extra entries.
  2. Please note that we are only able to ship this book to an address in Canada.
  3. As before, we will generate a random computer number at the end of May and announce the winner in early June. Please note that the deadline for entries for the Diana Rupp book reviewed below is 31 May 2105.
  4. We will try to arrange for you to be photographed to show your wining smile on our janomelife blog. Please note that entering this draw assumes you have given your consent to be photographed. We will only publish your first name & the name of your local JANOME dealer with the pic.

OUR GIVE-AWAY FOR THE MONTH OF MAY 2015  is another great book donated by Storey Publishing: 

   S E W by Diana Rupp.  The SEW stands for SEW EVERYTHING WORKSHOP

DIANA

The patterns which are included with this book are full size paper patterns with an $80 value!!  They are all beautifully folded into a big pocket inside the front cover of the binder/book. It is one of those lovely spiral bound books with hard binder type cover. When you open it, everything lays 100% flat so is a very convenient reference tool while you are sewing.  There are 248 pages chock full of LOADS of sewing information.

One page in the book showing how detailed the instruction is - this is all about the anatomy of a sewing machine

One page in the book showing how detailed the instruction is – this is all about the anatomy of a sewing machine

Diana Rupp is a former fashion Editor, she founded and runs the New York City craft school called “The Make Workshop” which teaches everything from how to use a sewing machine to spinning your own yarn.  Diana is also a Craftsy instructor and author……..we are sure you will love this book.

One of the projects offered with full instruction + pattern: Breezy Easy Wrap Skirt

One of the projects offered with full instruction + pattern: Breezy Easy Wrap Skirt

It is a lively how to and why to sew tutorial that marries attitude and instruction while teaching everything you need to know:

  • How to find the right machine & bond with it
  • Essential skills from winding a bobbin to sewing a dart to customizing a pattern
  • Preparing a workspace
  • the Ten Fabric commandments
  • Laying out and cutting patterns
  • With step by step instructions and full colour pics and illustrations throughout this wonderful Guide.
  • The Projects section has many wonderful “Get stitching” projects to try: Clothing; Accessories; Home dec items and gifts, bags, etc.
This project also comes with full instructions and pattern - it is the Naughty Secretary skirt!

This project also comes with full instructions and pattern – it is the Naughty Secretary skirt!

 GOOD LUCK!! Don’t forget to enter to win this book in the comment box just below this post.

Deadline is 31st May.  ONE entry only per person with your first name & your local Janome dealer store.

 

About Liz Thompson

I am the National Education Manager for Janome & Elna Canada and I LOVE to sew! I have been employed full time in the sewing and quilting industry for over 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 sew, read, knit , crochet, travel and spend time with my family and friends.
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46 Responses to APRIL WONDERFIL THREAD WINNER + ANNOUNCEMENT OF GIVE-AWAY FOR MAY 2015

  1. Linda Nichols says:

    Love your blog Linda Thread & Paper

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  2. Becky says:

    Hi Liz, see you soon at Stitches! Haus of Stitches is my sewing machine dealer.

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  3. Maureen Lovegrove says:

    Maureen Lovegrove – Thread and Paper store in Salmon Arm. Attended the demo yesterday – great ideas and hints too. Thanks Liz

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  4. Bev M. says:

    My Janome dealer is Sewing World South in Calgary, Alberta

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  5. Jacqueline Jeter says:

    Jacqueline Jeter
    Thread & Paper
    Salmon Arm BC

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  6. Donna Miller says:

    Hi Liz. Totally enjoyed attending your full day class in Kelowna at Linda’s Quilt Shoppe on May 4th. I have a MC15000 and have never been brave enough to try the Acufil hoop but after this class, wIth all your good tips and information, I am going to sandwich a small lap quilt and GO FOR IT. 😃. Thank you so much for what you do for us. Donna Miller

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  7. Debbie Cowan says:

    Debbie Cowan
    Lethbridge Sewing Centre, Lethbridge, AB

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  8. Would love to win this book for my daughter!

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  9. Colette says:

    Just attended workshop with Liz – WOW – sew much to learn – sew little time!!!

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  10. holmar58 says:

    Holly

    Dominion Sewing Centres Of Canada
    Sudbury, Ontario

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  11. Patricia I am always eager to learn new things.. Camrose sewing centre is where I get y sewing needs.

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  12. Betty Spence says:

    Pick me please.
    Andersons Sewing.. Kamloops BC

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  13. Terri Allen says:

    Terri – Sawyers Sewing Centre, Victoria, BC

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  14. Emmy B says:

    This would be a great book for my daughter, My dealer is Simcoe Sew & Quilt, and I’m Emmy

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  15. Kathleen Dalecio says:

    Kathleen – my Janome dealer is Mulqueen Sewing Center in Mesa, AZ.

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  16. John Weir says:

    John
    Toms sewing centre

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  17. Linda Stevenson says:

    Linda Stevenson
    Haus of Stitches Humboldt Sk

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  18. Linda Webster says:

    Tom’s Sewing Machine in Surrey, BC

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  19. Jean says:

    Jean. Johnson’s Sewing in Edmonton is my dealer

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  20. judy says:

    always a need to learn any sewing techniques and this book looks like a winner
    my sewing needs are from our sewing centre in camrose

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