Category Archives: 4120QDC

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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Beading by Machine

I love beads on garments and purses and accessories. My baba did it for a living on evening gowns and shoes. I would watch a she scooped beads up onto a needle as fine as your hair and pass it through … Continue reading

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APPLES & QUILTS PART 2

Here we go again with another Apple Quilt project idea. You will recognize more of that fruit fabric I went crazy buying up a few years back   (yes, what was I thinking as there are only so many kitchen table … 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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CHRISTMAS IN JULY……GET A HEAD START ON YOUR CHRISTMAS SEWING!

I DO try, honest I do, but some years the wheels fall off for one or another reason so that despite my best intentions, December rolls around and I am nowhere near to finishing my Christmas sewing. Why, in the … Continue reading

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CAN I SEW ON PLASTIC? GREAT SUMMER SEWING PROJECTS: BEACH BAGS AND MORE

YES you can! provided you have the right tools, of course. If you perhaps tried to sew on/with plastic like table cloth vinyl, pleather, rubberized fabrics, rainwear fabrics like Gortex, etc you probably found that the results were a bit iffy … Continue reading

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SASKATCHEWAN STITCHES CONFERENCE 2014

Oh my, did I have a great time at this recent annual event which is held at St Peter’s College, Muenster, SK OR WHAT?!  It runs for 10 days and is a hive of activity of ALL sorts of sewing, … Continue reading

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THE JANOME CIRCULAR ATTACHMENT…..JUST LOOK WHAT YOU CAN DO!

All of the applique, decorative stitching AND quilting in the above wall hanging was done using the JANOME CIRCULAR ATTACHMENT.  JANOME HAS 3 CIRCULAR ATTACHMENTS…….. WHICH ONE IS COMPATIBLE WITH YOUR JANOME SEWING MACHINE??? A few weeks ago I featured some … Continue reading

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SUMMER ROBE WITH ALTERNATIVE EDGE TREATMENT: PICOT EDGE/SHELL TUCKS

I made a summer robe with “silky” african print fabric  – with a matching nightgown.  This set is probably OK to wear in Vancouver. This fabric is quite soft & drapes well. However, being quite synthetic, it does not “breathe” well and so may have limited use … Continue reading

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SPOTLIGHT ON JANOME DEALER: SAWYER’S SEWING CENTER in VICTORIA, BC

Victoria is the capital of our beautiful BC province. Erisa included this large store, SAWYER’S SEWING CENTER in her visit to Vancouver Island during August.  She shared these photo’s so that we could shine the spotlight on another one of our dealers! There … Continue reading

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