Category Archives: Sewing

Best Kept Secret on Your Sewing Machine (and Serger)!

Psst! Pass it On! Have you ever had silk charmeuse and chiffon slither away from you, oblivious of the feed dog traction, or struggled to sew a bulky denim or wool seam or quilt? There is a little known option … Continue reading

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Quilts Kingston 2015

Are you looking for a destination for a weekend drive? Why not visit one of the many quilt shows displaying all across Canada.  What a great way to see some amazing talent, be inspired and visit a city or town that perhaps you’ve … Continue reading

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SPOTLIGHT ON JANOME DEALER: THREAD & PAPER, SALMON ARM, BC

Please refer to the recent posts about Janome Educator travels through BC’s lovely Interior region.   Here is more: Salmon Arm is a beautiful town nestled between mountains & lakes in the lovely Shuswap Region of BC. We have had … Continue reading

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National Quilt Day in Sarnia, Ontario

The first National Quilting Day was observed in 1992 and has grown into a global celebration for all quiltmakers and quilt lovers. Helen Storbeck, one of the founders of National Quilting Day, wrote in The Quilting Quarterly, “Groups of quilters … Continue reading

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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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“Think Outside the Block” Quilt Show 2015

Spring is here! And quilt shows are popping up everywhere! Everyone wants to show what they have been working on all winter!  Please check out Loose Threads, news from Quilter’s Connection Magazine, May 2015.  There you’ll find listing of many quilt … Continue reading

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SOMETHING FOR JANOME HORIZON MC12000 OWNERS

You might remember we featured the Janome Mc12000 WORKBOOK a while back?  We have a small amount of this great workbook binder in stock but once they are gone….they really will be gone! We will not be getting anymore.  So about now is … Continue reading

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WE SHINE THE SPOTLIGHT ON BETTY CHALKER AGAIN: SHE SHARES HER UPSIDE DOWN QUILTING PROJECT WITH US

Betty Chalker has shared some neat ideas with us before…..the latest one was the lovely Christmas table topper where she used the Janome Circular attachment to make a double scallop edging. We posted this in December 2014. Remember this? Well … Continue reading

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MARCH 2015 “MEND IT BETTER” BOOK WINNER AND APRIL 2015 GIVE-AWAY ANNOUNCEMENT

We are happy to announce the computer generated/randomly selected winner of the March Book: “Mend it Better” by Kristin M. Roach – published and donated by Storey Publishing.   And the winner is  Joyce G, customer at Lethbridge Sewing Center, Lethbridge, … Continue reading

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