Category Archives: BOOK REVIEW

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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The Ever-Changing Sewing Class

Where Do You Geek-Out in the Sewisphere? GEEK: (verb) common usage – to engage in or discuss computer-related tasks obsessively or with great attention to technical detail; contemporary usage – a hyper-focus on one’s subject of choice, the never-ending quest to … Continue reading

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SEPTEMBER IS NATIONAL SEWING MONTH: WE MARK THE OCCASION WITH A BOOK GIVEAWAY

Just in case you did not know already & maybe did not read our post on Monday 1st September: it is NATIONAL SEWING MONTH. More information is available on the link. To mark the occasion together with the fact that … Continue reading

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BOOK REVIEW AND YOU COULD WIN A COPY OF THIS BOOK!!

YES….THIS BOOK COULD BE YOURS…..read on We have a number of different books to give away over the coming months.  The give-away this month (August 2014) is one copy of the book reviewed in this blog post. All you need … Continue reading

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WHAT’S GOING ON IN THIS CORNER OF THE SEWING WORLD? PART 4

More things I discovered at SEWEXPO? Maybe because I am having such ongoing issues with my neck & shoulders, I sure noticed the various booths promoting sewing chairs & furniture. Seems like there are more of them? There also seemed … Continue reading

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WHAT’S GOING ON IN THIS CORNER OF THE SEWING WORLD ? PART2

Well this isn’t really just in this corner!!! It was pretty big news at SEWEXPO.  The launch of Nancy Zieman’s book: “Seams Unlikely” . I went to a short seminar where she talked about why she wrote an autobiography and shared with us a … Continue reading

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WHAT’S GOING ON IN THIS CORNER OF THE SEWING WORLD? PART 1

I recently attended the SEWEXPO in Puyallup, Washington……my annual excursion where I take a close look at what’s new, what’s hot, what’s not hot anymore, etc at the largest consumer Sewing Show in North America.  I attend this show as a … Continue reading

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HORIZON MEMORY CRAFT 12000 WORKBOOK NOW AVAILABLE

Thought I would give you more information about the JANOME MC12000 WORKBOOK  that I mentioned a week or 2 back. HERE IS WHAT YOU CAN EXPECT TO FIND WITHIN THE WORKBOOK COVERS: Tips, tricks, and step-by-step instructions for getting the most out … Continue reading

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BOOK REVIEW: INDYGO JUNCTION’S fabric flowers by AMY BARICKMAN

We all love flowers – some folk love to plant & grow them in the garden. Personally one of the best times of the year for me is when my daffodils & tulips start blooming.  Other folk like to paint … Continue reading

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