Category Archives: ACUFIL QUILTING SYSTEM

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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THE BIG CANADIAN QUILT BEE

Have you heard about THE BIG CANADIAN QUILT BEE?  If not, listen up…….we need your help…… Our national quilting organization: The Canadian Quilters Association/ ACC has decided to really celebrate Canada’s 150th birthday with an awesome charity endeavour. CQA/ACC is … Continue reading

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NOW HERE’S AN INNOVATIVE USE OF JANOME ACUFIL QUILTING…….

Many of you will know Linda from our Janome Canada Toronto office and The Shopping Channel. Linda is now running The Sewing Cafe full time together with her partner, Anna. Lucky for us, she made this great Acufil quilting sample before … Continue reading

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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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SPOTLIGHT ON JANOME DEALER: FINDLAYS VACUUM & SEWING, VERNON, BC

Tony, Terry, Lois & Lynn  at Findlays Vacuum & Sewing  in Vernon, BC always put on a great event and the customers in Vernon sure are some of the friendliest I encounter on my travels.  My recent visit was no … Continue reading

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SPOTLIGHT ON JANOME DEALER: THREAD & PAPER, SALMON ARM, BC

Please refer to the recent posts about Janome Educator travels through BC’s lovely Interior region.   Here is more: Salmon Arm is a beautiful town nestled between mountains & lakes in the lovely Shuswap Region of BC. We have had … Continue reading

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More Quilting Workshop Fun in the Beautiful BC Okanagan and Shuswap Regions

As shared a few weeks back……I did a road trip around the BC Interior visiting  a number of Janome Dealer’s stores. At some stores I offered a Master class intensive 1 day workshop for owners of our Janome MC12000 & … Continue reading

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SPOTLIGHT ON JANOME DEALER: ANDERSONS SEWING CENTER, KAMLOOPS, BC

I recently paid a visit to Anderson’s Sewing Center in Kamloops, BC. The ladies made little mug rugs using several of our Janome & Elna sewing, quilting and embroidery machines. The purpose of the event was for interested customers to try … Continue reading

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“Think Outside the Block” Quilt Show 2015

Spring is here! And quilt shows are popping up everywhere! Everyone wants to show what they have been working on all winter!  Please check out Loose Threads, news from Quilter’s Connection Magazine, May 2015.  There you’ll find listing of many quilt … Continue reading

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JANOME’S INCREDIBLE ACUFIL QUILTING SYSTEM

  Just recently, we had a dealer call us asking if we still had an upgrade kit for the Janome Mc10000 (to upgrade this model to MC10001). We had to disappoint the dealer & their customer as those have been gone … Continue reading

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