Category Archives: Digitizing

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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Spotlight on a Beginner Digitizer

Recently a Janome customer reached out to me for advice on embroidering socks. I learned she recently purchased our Janome DMBX software and was having fun experimenting. I asked if she would share images of what she has done as I was so impressed!  Here … 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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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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IN THE HOOP HEART MATS FOR VALENTINE’S

  Donna Morton of SNIP AND STITCH SEWING CENTER, NANAIMO, BC has designed this charming project for Valentine’s Day. She used the Artistic Sewing Suite software with the cutting needles option to create a project where the cutwork needles do … 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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LOVE ……VALENTINE’S PROJECT IDEA FOR YOU

I enjoyed making this….it was another fun project. The L-O-V-E letters were embroidered first on the dark red fabric. The designs are from the ARTISTIC EMBROIDERY COLLECTION DESIGN CD: FONTASTIC by Michael Miller. This is not the first time I … Continue reading

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QUILTING WITH JANOME PART 1: QUILT LABELS

We would like to focus our attention on QUILTING WITH JANOME  so here is Part 1 in a series of posts on this topic. Adding a quilt label to a quilt can be seen as a chore…..just one more thing … Continue reading

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