Category Archives: BOOK REVIEW

BOOK REVIEW: THE TUNIC BIBLE by Sarah Gunn and Julie Starr

I was SO excited to receive my copy of this book. Long awaited and it lived up to expectation. I have long been a total fan of Sarah’s website and blog: Goodbye Valentino which focusses on garments Sarah makes. She … Continue reading

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BOOK REVIEW: WALKING FOOT QUILTING DESIGNS by Melissa Marginet

I was real excited when I heard about this book written by Melissa Marginet of Manitoba, Canada. I met Melissa earlier this year when she taught at Quilt Canada 2016 in Mississauga, Ontario. One of the class topics that was … Continue reading

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BOOK REVIEW: STONE THREADS by Maggie Vanderweit

Don’t you just love the feel of a glossy, “coffee table” book in your hands? I was given STONE THREADS by Maggie Vanderweit as a gift a few months back and it is still gracing my coffee table! I love … Continue reading

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BOOK REVIEW: MODERN QUILTING DESIGNS by Bethany Pease

I was a lucky girl on my birthday recently. My best friend gave me this lovely book. It has over 90 free motion designs to add texture and style to my next quilt. Back Cover of the book: “Step out … Continue reading

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BOOK REVIEW: YOU INSPIRE ME TO QUILT by Cheryl Arkison

This book landed on my desk recently. It caught my attention right away as it is written by Cheryl Arkison of Calgary, Canada who we have met ….a few years back at Quilt Canada 2014 at Brock University in St Catherine’s, … Continue reading

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APRIL WONDERFIL THREAD WINNER + ANNOUNCEMENT OF GIVE-AWAY FOR MAY 2015

Remember the “Mend it Better” book that was our give-away last month/March? Well, Joyce of Lethbridge won it! We announced that at the beginning of April but thought you might like to see this pic of Joyce receiving her book … Continue reading

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SOMETHING FOR JANOME HORIZON MC12000 OWNERS

You might remember we featured the Janome Mc12000 WORKBOOK a while back?  We have a small amount of this great workbook binder in stock but once they are gone….they really will be gone! We will not be getting anymore.  So about now is … Continue reading

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FEBRUARY WINNER OF THE WONDERFIL THREAD BUNDLE & NEW GIVE-AWAY FOR MARCH

Our lucky February winner of the Wonderfil Thread bundle is  Louise who bought her Janome 2030 from Johnsons Sewing Center in Edmonton, Alberta.         CONGRATULATIONS! We will get this sent off to your dealer shortly. In fact…..I will be there at Johnsons … Continue reading

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Another…Where do you sew on your Janome?

Still the best part of my job is meeting people who sew! I haven’t met her yet but hope to in the near future. Harriett Riddell is a Stitch Street Artist who creates her work in the public eye in … Continue reading

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JANOMELIFE GIVE-AWAY CONTEST FOR JANUARY 2015

We kick off 2015 with another great giveaway: this month another wonderful book is up for grabs. Courtesy of Storey Publishing we have the book “sew what! FLEECE” by Carol Jessop & Chaila Sekora. This 159 page spiral bound book asks … Continue reading

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