Category Archives: Canadian Quilter’s Association CQA

QUILT CANADA 2015 HELD IN LETHBRIDGE, ALBERTA

Five Janome staff recently attended Quilt Canada 2015 – Blown Away – in Lethbridge Alberta. We had our usual booth in the Merchant Mall together with Lethbridge Sewing Center this time. In addition, as one of the major sponsors of … Continue reading

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QUILT CANADA 2014 IN ST CATHARINES, ONTARIO

I have very recently returned from our premier Quilting event of the year in Canada. Janome is now one of the major sponsors of this show – we supplied approximately 130 machines for classrooms all over the Brock University campus … Continue reading

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QUILT CANADA 2014 IN ST CATHERINES/NIAGARA

EXCITEMENT IS BUILDING……Yes, our premier Quilting event of the year takes place next week at Brock University in St Catherine’s/Niagara, Ontario.  Perhaps you already have this marked on your calendars & we will see you there? Perhaps you need a … Continue reading

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Quilt Canada June 2014

CQA/ACC hosts Quilt Canada every year in various cities across Canada, to bring quilters together and to showcase Canadian quilting talent. Quilt Canada is being hosted this year at Brock University in St. Catharines, Ontario, near our mighty Niagara Falls. Janome … Continue reading

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TREASURE BAGS AT QUILT BC 2013 + UPDATE ABOUT OUR BLOG BAG CHALLENGE CHARITY SEWING PROJECT

The Local Organizing Committee for QUILT BC 2013 decided to put out the request to make TREASURE BAGS  to give out as gifts  and as a Quilt Canada Fund raising effort. Many of these bags were “sold” in a silent auction during … Continue reading

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MORE ABOUT QUILT BC 2013: SOME OF THE NJS AWARDS

I promised you I would share some pics of winning entries at  the NATIONAL JURIED SHOW OF QUILT BC in Penticton held last month.  Click on the link to see all the award winning quilts. Here goes with a few: … Continue reading

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DID YOU MISS QUILT BC IN PENTICTON LAST MONTH???

Hopefully you did not miss it?? But if you did, here is a report back. I was there and it was good!! I set off bright & early as we had to set up 2 classrooms with our JANOME MC8900 as well … Continue reading

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QUILT BC 2013 THIS WEEK IN PENTICTON, BC……..see you there!!!!!!

YES, it is time for Quilt Canada’s QUILT BC show in Penticton this year. It opens THIS THURSDAY 16th May at the Penticton Trade & Convention Center and runs through to Saturday 18th May.  Check out the website – there is … Continue reading

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SPOTLIGHT ON JANOME CUSTOMER: MONIKA KINNER-WHALEN OF SASKATOON, SK

I had heard about Monika Kinner-Whalen a few times and also saw her entry in the QUILT CANADA National Juried Show in Halifax this year in May. She entered a rather lovely and unusual piece of wearable art called “A Prairie dress”. So imagine my … Continue reading

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QUILT BC 2013: MAY16-18 IN PENTICTON BC

Many of you already know that we sponsor machines for classrooms at Quilt Canada as well as being in attendance at the Janome booth in the Merchant mall.  Next year Quilt BC will be in PENTICTON, BC MAY 16-18 at … Continue reading

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