Monthly Archives: January 2017

CREATING ORDER OUT OF CHAOS?

Well, it sure is that time of the year where we take stock of our lives, what we do, and what we’d like to do moving forward. There is often the making of all sorts of New Year’s resolutions. Have … Continue reading

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Reverse Appliqué for Valentine’s Day

Am I the only one who is finding it hard to believe that we are almost through the first month of 2017? And a few weeks out from Valentine’s Day? While you can certainly use the reverse appliqué technique at … Continue reading

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CHRISTMAS CAME IN A BIG WAY TO JANOME IN LANGLEY, BC

I have shared pics of the lovely projects the customers at Langley Vacuum and Sewing in Langley, BC do each Christmas. To review: Trudy and her staff pack up little kits with Christmas fabric and (for 2016) they added bits … Continue reading

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JANOME SERGERS

You may not be aware of the fact that Janome has a wonderful line of sergers + coverhem machines. We thought a review of these would be a good place to start with the regular posts we have planned for the … Continue reading

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QUILT FUSION

Have you heard about QUILT FUSION? This free quilt software was used to design the One World quilt and can be used to create your own fusible applique patterns.   Please check out their website.  If you need a little help … Continue reading

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WHERE TO FIND VALUABLE INFORMATION FOR THE LEARNING PROCESS

We receive queries from our Janome and Artistic Creative product customers about a wide range of topics. Virtually all the queries we get are from customers who may not be aware where they can easily access the answers to these … Continue reading

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JANOME 500E PROJECT IDEA: AMETHYST ADVENTURES……AND A CONFESSION FROM A SEWAHOLIC!

This was a fun little table topper or mini wall hanging to make. I named it “Amethyst Adventures” for obvious reasons.  I wanted to use designs on the Janome MC500E to showcase just a couple of the great embroidery options … Continue reading

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APPLIQUE WITH JANOME……..DID YOU KNOW??

Not sure about you, but applique has been one of my very favourite quilting techniques for as long as I can remember…….no prizes for guessing that is why I chose the Janome Applique foot for one of the 12 Days … Continue reading

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ARE YOU PLANNING TO ATTEND SEWING and/or QUILT SHOWS IN 2017?

We know it is fun as well as a  great sewing and quilting learning experience to attend sewing and quilt shows so we thought a list of some of the major shows and Conferences in Canada during 2017 might be … Continue reading

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SANDY MERRIMAN HOUSE AND CHARITY SEWING PROJECTS

I was pleased to get a report from Judy Strelioff about the charity project she has headed up for many years in Victoria, BC. We have supported this wonderful endeavour for quite a few years with donations of some little … Continue reading

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