Category Archives: ACUFIL QUILTING SYSTEM

Artistic Digitizer FREE Trial and where to find lessons, support and more

  We announced last week that there is a wonderful FREE trial offer of Artistic Digitizer. Hopefully you got your skates on and applied right away to get the login code? If not, check out our previous blog post and … Continue reading

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Holiday project idea using Janome Acufil quilting

Isn’t this just lovely? Lorrie attended our Hidden Secrets of the Janome Mc15000 seminar in November and was so thrilled with the skills she learned at this 2 day seminar that she went home and completed this Holiday table runner … Continue reading

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Part 1 Sewing with Panels

If inspiration has been eluding you lately, consider using one of the widely available, often inexpensive printed panels to get those creative juices flowing. Printed panels are a terrific jumping off point for creativity. They are your not so blank, … 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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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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