Monthly Archives: September 2017

Watch me One Block Wonder

I’m always looking for new techniques and patterns to try. One quilting method in particular called One Block Wonder has been on my to-do list for a while. It’s not a new quilting technique; maybe you’ve heard of it before? … Continue reading

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Downsizing my “playroom”

My adult playroom is my sewing room.  When I downsized my home I went from a 900 sq. ft. sewing room to a 10 x 10 bedroom for sewing.  I had to choose which crafts I loved most and kept … Continue reading

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REMINDER ABOUT AURIFIL THREAD GIVE AWAY AND TAMARA KATE MAPLE LEAF QUILT PATTERN

We posted last Monday about the  Oh Canada! Maple Leaf Quilt Pattern being now available + a limited time offer of another pattern  (fabric buckets) from Tamara Kate (see below). AND the Aurifil Janome Canada 150 Thread box giveaway.   … Continue reading

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JANOME HORIZON QUILT MAKER MC 15000

YES…….we are thrilled to announce that our Janome Horizon Quilt Maker MC15000 is now available in Canada at your local Janome MC15000 authorized dealer.  You can always look at our Dealer locator (topright corner of http://www.janome.ca. This shows the Janome … Continue reading

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JANOME AcuStitch Tool – NEW

Owners of Janome MC15000 – any version – are in for a real treat!  Janome has pulled out all the stops and added a great new tool to Horizon Link Suite. Owners of version 1 or 2 Janome Mc15000 machines … Continue reading

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Oh Canada! Maple leaf Quilt Pattern and Aurifil Canada 150 Thread box giveaway

The Oh Canada! Maple Leaf Quilt Pattern is Finally Available + a limited time offer of another pattern  (fabric buckets) from Tamara Kate (see below) . Tamara Kate of Kayajoydesigns.com is one of our Janome Canada artisans who has been featured … Continue reading

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Guest blog post from Janome Canada Artisan Jeannie Jenkins.

Jeannie Jenkins is one of our Janome Canada Artisans, sews on the Janome 1600P  and she has a neat project to share today: This is Canada’s 150th birthday and I wanted to create a quilt of the Canadian flag out … Continue reading

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INTRODUCING OUR NEW ACUSKETCH APP

We are thrilled to tell you about a fabulous new APP : AcuSketch  which was launched during August. This is FREE……all you need do is go to the Apple APP store and download it to your iPad.  Description:    The … Continue reading

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CALGARY SEWING SHOW TIME AGAIN!!!

Yes, sewing and quilting enthusiasts……it is time again for the Calgary show or more correctly names: CREATIV FESTIVAL WEST in Calgary.  It is held south of the city at spectacularly beautiful Spruce Meadows show grounds. I love going each year … Continue reading

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TEST SEW AND RE-EVALUATE

When using machine embroidery designs, I always do a test sew of my design first.  I don’t usually make them as large as I would on my finished project,  I just want to see enough of the design to determine … Continue reading

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