Monthly Archives: August 2015

How do you Quilt?

  When I attend quilt shows, I love to look at how the quilts have been quilted as well as the fabrics! Many are done on long arm machines with intricate patterns, others are simply done, in the ditch, with … Continue reading

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I posted on 21st August (last week) under the title Garment Sewing Fun……I showed the pattern and fabrics I intended to sew up. Well…..would you believe it, I got a few UFO’s (Unfinished Objects) made up! This is the Ivy top on … Continue reading

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Back in January this year I arranged for 2 wonderfully strong young men to move everything from my 3rd level spare bedroom/sewing room back down to my basement where it used to be. Reason: I had outgrown the bedroom and … Continue reading

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I have this sinking feeling that summer is almost done…..well my time for sewing up a storm is pretty much over…….sewing shows & traveling awaits around the corner. But I did get quite a bit of sewing done recently. Bit … Continue reading

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Candlewick by machine?

Candlewicking Or Candlewick, is a form of white work embroidery that traditionally uses an unbleached cotton thread on a piece of unbleached muslin. It gets its name from the nature of the soft spun cotton thread, which was braided, then … Continue reading

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A few weeks back we featured the JANOME FREE MOTION COUCHING FOOT.  I am often asked if Janome has a Couching foot for zig-zag stitch couching.  Yes, we do although it is not called a couching foot. We use the … Continue reading

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CreativFestival Fall 2015

The Creative Sewing and Needlework Festival is Coming!!!!!  The festival is coming!!!!!!!!!3 days of unbeatable shopping and 5 days of unparalleled classes! Janome is the exclusive sponsor of the sewing machine classrooms. Whether you sew, scrapbook, knit, bead, quilt, crochet, … Continue reading

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