Category Archives: Fashion

PART 3 IN OUR SERIES ON KNIT FABRIC EDGE FINISHES

  Check part one (posted 13th April) and part two (posted 27th April) if you missed them……search in the archives for April 2015 on the right hand side of the blog page. Option 6: Here is something different – use a strip of … 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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KNIT FABRIC EDGE FINISHING PART 2

Part 2 of our series on different Options of how to finish knit fabrics on neck lines, armholes & hems. Part 1 was 2 weeks ago – check it out here if you missed it. Option 4: Binding with a … Continue reading

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KNIT FABRICS: OPTIONS for BINDING NECK & ARMHOLE & HEM EDGES PART 1

You might remember I mentioned in August 2014 (Sewing for the Summer Part 4)  that I would list some options for finishing the neck and armhole edges when sewing knit garments. My apologies that it has been so long in the … Continue reading

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REMINDER…….THE VANCOUVER SEWING SHOW IS THIS WEEKEND AT TRADEX IN ABBOTSFORD……see you there!

Brochure with classes etc may be found on the website. Download the brochure here.  You can check this out……has all the show info, classes, stage shows etc. Be sure to book your entrance tix & classes soon as you know they sell out fast! … 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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REMINDER…….VICTORIA SHOW IS THIS WEEKEND…..SEE YOU THERE!

  BROCHURE with classes etc may be found on the website for the BC sewing Show in Victoria. You can check this out……has all the show info, classes, stage shows etc. Good news that the show is back in Victoria!! Be sure to book … 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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WINTER SEWING ……WITH FLEECE PART 1

Fleece is a wonderful thing……just perfect for our winters……and our book give-away this month (entries MUST be in by Sat 31st to be eligible for the draw next week) is bang on topic. Thought I would share our French Educator, … Continue reading

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PUTTING OUR BEST FOOT FORWARD: JANOME FEET & ACCESSORIES: THE BUTTONHOLE STABILIZER PLATE

  Yes, we have featured this accessory before. ( actually twice) …..way back when it was brand new, but I do believe it is time for a review and reminder. This accessory is available as an optional accessory but it does come … Continue reading

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