Monthly Archives: June 2016

QUILT CANADA 2016 REPORT BACK: PRIZE WINNING QUILTS and more!

You might remember a few weeks back I mentioned Quilt Canada was almost upon us…….well it has now come & gone and was a wonderful event. We had a HUGE turnout from quilters all over Canada and beyond. I had … Continue reading

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Multi-crafting: Storage for what-nots and make-alots

I’m a sewer, knitter, spinner, baker, embroiderer… I could go on. But basically, what I’m trying to say is I have more than just one creative outlet. In fact, I have many. So many that I now have to stop … Continue reading

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Janome at Skills Canada: Part 2

Sharing some of the behind the scenes deatails from our Skills Canada Coverage: NOTE: for a fantastic video view of the Skills Canada 2016, please have a look at this video montage.  Setting the Scene… Area # 31 The location … Continue reading

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Janome Sponsors Skills Canada 2016: And the Winner Is…

Have you ever heard of SKILLS CANADA? I just represented JANOME CANADA  at the 22 th THE CANADIAN BUSINESSES AND TECHNOLOGY Competition-2016 and I am still very moved. Click each link above to learn more. About Skills Canada (text copied from their website) … Continue reading

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JANOME ARTISAN : RON COLLINS

Ron was teaching with me at the Saskatchewan Stitches Conference in Muenster, Saskatchewan recently. Perhaps you might be unaware of the fact that Ron has been a Janome artisan for some years? This means that Ron uses our Janome sewing … Continue reading

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SHOW & TELL AT SASKATCHEWAN STITCHES CONFERENCE

Here are the pics I promised in the blog post last week:  

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SASKATCHEWAN STITCHES CONFERENCE 2016

I have just returned from the Saskatchewan Stitches Conference 2016, held at St Peter’s Abbey in Muenster, SK. This venue is just lovely – totally perfect for a spiritual retreat, or, in our case, a sewing/quilting/knitting/spinning/”you name what we love … Continue reading

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QUILT CANADA 2016 IS ALMOST HERE!!!

YES, it is almost that time again for QUILT CANADA……this year Quilt Canada 2016 is taking place at The International Centre, Mississauaga, Ontario from 15th – 18th June ……NEXT WEEK!  This is the annual premier Quilting event in Canada hosting … Continue reading

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BOOK REVIEW: YOU INSPIRE ME TO QUILT by Cheryl Arkison

This book landed on my desk recently. It caught my attention right away as it is written by Cheryl Arkison of Calgary, Canada who we have met ….a few years back at Quilt Canada 2014 at Brock University in St Catherine’s, … Continue reading

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