Category Archives: ACUFIL QUILTING SYSTEM

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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WE SHINE THE SPOTLIGHT on THE QUILTED BEAR in LADNER, BC

The Quilted Bear in Ladner, BC …….I remember when this store opened….. I lived in Ladner when I first came to Canada and The Quilted Bear was just up the street from where I worked. Needless to say you can … Continue reading

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WE SHINE THE SPOTLIGHT ON JANOME PROJECTS at SNIP AND STITCH SEWING CENTRE, NANAIMO, BC

Once again, I was recently blown away by the talent & creativity of staff & customers at Snip & Stitch Sewing Centre in Nanaimo BC. We have a real fun Show & Tell time before our classes. To start off, … Continue reading

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YOU STOLE MY HEART…..QUILTING OPTIONS FOR THE VALENTINE’S BANNER

I used the JANOME CONVERTIBLE FREE MOTION FOOT  to do free motion stippling on some of the blocks. It could have been any free motion design….interlocking hearts might have been fun but I resorted to my tried & tested flop-proof … Continue reading

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YOU STOLE MY HEART…..VALENTINE’S PROJECT IDEA

What to do with heart blocks that have been hanging around for quite some time? Well, make a Valentine’s wall banner jam-packed with technique and fun creativity. In fact, so much technique, it will not be possible to cover it … Continue reading

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Educator Drop in Day at Sew & Save, Stratford

I recently visited our Janome dealer in Stratford, Sew & Save Centre for the day. Consumers were invited to drop in and ask questions and share sewing stories! Mark, his sister Karen and mechanic Dempsey are well versed in everything Janome … Continue reading

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PART 2: HOW TO SEW A HUMBUG BAG

OK, here is Part 2 (part 1 was published on 26th Dec 2013). The humbug bag really is not a whole lot different to making a “regular” zipper bag. You are going to start with pretty much the same as … Continue reading

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JANOME ACUFIL QUILTING – CAN I CHANGE THE SIZE OF THE STIPPLING?

I have been asked a few times by JANOME customers if the ACUFIL STIPPLING DESIGNS can be altered in size – some folk would like to be able to make the loops larger or smaller to have more or less … Continue reading

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