Monthly Archives: October 2016

Who do you make for?

  Have you seen the Janome Look Book yet? Introduced just a few weeks back, the Janome Look Book has so many amazing ideas and projects! To be among the company of so many talented artisans is a little unbelievable. … Continue reading

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STABILIZER SAVVY PART4: HEAT OR MELT AWAY STABILIZERS

Today we complete our series on Stabilizer Savvy. We look at another type of stabilizer which is not torn, washed or cut away…..it is melted or removed with heat.  As with all the other stabilizers, there are many different brands … Continue reading

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Maker Space Behind the Scenes

Sharing the Making of a Crafty Solution Today over at Scrapbook and Cards Today, they are sharing a little story on Kristy of 4 the Love of Wood and her two part series on the Maker Table that debuted in the … Continue reading

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ALBERTA IN THE FALL: CALGARY SEWING SHOW

During September there were 2 sewing shows in Alberta, Canada. I attended both. As always, I had fun with our Janome customers……many of whom I see most times I am in this area and they come over to the Dealer’s … Continue reading

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STABILIZER SAVVY PART3: CUT AWAY STABILIZERS

pic: embroideryonline.com Cutaway stabilizers are probably not something we tend to use every day but we would not be tempted to exclude these useful stabilizers from our stash. As mentioned in part 1 of this series, there are times when … Continue reading

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NEW: STUMPWORK EMBROIDERY WITH JANOME DIGITIZER MBX

Stumpwork embroidery is a form of 3D embroidery. It is created on  fabric and then applied onto the embroidery to create a 3D look.  This is sometimes also called raised embroidery work. The software allows you to view all the … Continue reading

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SEWING SHOW IN EDMONTON, ALBERTA

Here are some pics from the recent Edmonton show that we attended and worked the Janome booth for Johnson’s Sewing Center. It was a good show! On to the next one……in Calgary: Report back on that coming soon.  

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STABILIZER SAVVY PART 2: WATER SOLUBLE STABILIZERS

Why did we not use a tearaway for this embroidery if the first attempt with a wash away did not work?  See points 1 & 2 below. There are definitely times when you are doing an embroidery that tearaway stabilizer … Continue reading

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Everyday Solutions

I think this is one of my favourite parts of sewing. Have a need for something? Make it yourself! I know I sometimes take creating things myself to a new level. And it doesn’t matter whether it is sewing or … Continue reading

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LET’S CELEBRATE HALLOWEEN USING STITCH COMPOSER!!

No, it is not quite time for Halloween yet although the decorations in the stores and along our streets may deny that! But we may need time to make a project similar to our one in this post hence a … Continue reading

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