Category Archives: Decorative stitches

JUST TAKE A LOOK AT THIS: DOODLING WITH DECORATIVE STITCHES

I recently bumped into my friend & fellow Janome Educator, Nancy Fiedler, at a show, where she gave an enthusiastic lecture on what she has been doing with Janome decorative stitches and embroidery designs. Like what you see with pen … Continue reading

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VICTORIA SHOW HIGHLIGHTS……we share the fun we had in BC’s capital city last weekend

The Victoria Show had a small hiatus so we were thrilled to be back in Victoria after a 2 year gap.  Good to be able to “catch up” with Vancouver Island customers, chat to sewing friends, offer sewing advice, see exciting new … 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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MORE GREAT PROJECTS FROM CUSTOMERS AT SNIP AND STITCH, NANAIMO, BC

As promised…..here are some lovely Show & Tell projects from customers at Snip & Stitch Sewing Center, Nanaimo. It is so wonderful to see all the creativity and beautiful projects that people all over Canada make. What have you made recently?

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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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LOVELY SKYLINE SAMPLE…..TAKE A LOOK!

Darian at RED DEER SEWING CENTRE in Red Deer, Alberta has sent me pics of a really great project she made on the JANOME SKYLINE S5  sewing machine. I thought I’d share the pics with you. Red Deer (in case … 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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FEBRUARY CALENDAR “PAGE”…… Project idea for month #2 of 2015

Did you get inspired by the idea of a monthly project to practice or try out new techniques? If so, send us pics of your January calendar – we’d love to see them. Here is a project idea for February: I … Continue reading

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WINTER SEWING…..WITH FLEECE PART 2

Our thanks to Celine for this post (see Vie Janome) and for translation software which made my task possible …..only 1 year of High School French way back when I was 13 years old does not enable me to translate … Continue reading

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