Category Archives: MC8900

SUMMER SEWING PART 4: COOL SUMMER DRESSES

Wendy & Brenda at HAUS OF STITCHES in Humboldt, SK highly recommended this pattern so I bought it last year during the SK Stitches Conference. Brenda had made View B in a thickish black knit fabric like a Ponte and … Continue reading

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SUMMER SEWING PART3: WINTER NIGHTGOWN

Yes, yes, I know I am hardly likely to wear this during the summer! Seems a bit of an oxymoron…… It was summer sewing even if it was almost torture trying it on for fitting. However, our friends in the Southern Hemisphere … Continue reading

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SUMMER SEWING PART 1: INTRO

Not sure why our sewing slows down in summer? Do you know? Maybe because we have such lovely warm weather as compared to the rest of the year that we just don’t want to be indoors sewing up a storm? All … 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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IRENE’S SWING JACKET……ANOTHER SPIN ON THE SAME PATTERN

You might remember seeing the lovely swing jacket that our Langley Vacuum & Sewing customer, Irene, made recently? I featured it in a recent blog post. Click this link to revisit that blog post. Irene used Peggy Sager’s Silhouette pattern: Nina’s top. … Continue reading

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CreativFestival Almost Here!

Just one more week before the CreativFestival begins! A two day feast for the senses. Its for every kind of crafter.  An inspiring event to check out the latest and greatest and be around like minded people. My mom still comments, … 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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ARTISTIC EMBROIDERY DESIGN COLLECTIONS: EXPRESSIONS OF TEXTURE by LEAH DAY

Remember the post I did a little while back about these awesome NEW Embroidery design Collections??? Check out that blog  post again if you missed it or were not paying attention?! Well, believe it or not, I have FINALLY found a … Continue reading

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