Category Archives: Sewing

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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PROJECT IDEA: SUPER QUICK TUBE PILLOW CASE

I am sure you may have already come across this project……I discovered it on You Tube quite some time ago.  (Incidentally there are many different You Tube video’s on this same topic. I chose this one to link to as … Continue reading

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PART 3 IN THE SERIES ON JANOME FEET: RIBBON/SEQUIN FOOT

TODAY WE FEATURE THE RIBBON/SEQUIN FOOT: This foot is available for both 7mm and 9mm JANOME sewing machines. PART# FOR 7mm machines is #200332000 PART # FOR 9mm machines is #202090009 WATCH 4 DIFFERENT VIDEO’S OF HOW TO USE THIS FOOT. THIS … Continue reading

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SEWING SHOW TIME AGAIN…….CREATIVE STITCHES & CRAFTING ALIVE, ABBOTSFORD, BC

YES, THE PARTY IS ON!!!! IT IS ONLY A MONTH AWAY !!!! YOU MIGHT WANT TO GO ONLINE & BOOK YOUR CLASSES BEFORE IT IS TOO LATE TO GET A SEAT.   TAKE A LOOK AT THE FULL SHOW BROCHURE ONLINE … Continue reading

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HOW TO MAKE A ZIPPER BAGGIE – PART 1

I have been doing a number of blog posts in recent weeks about all the lovely baggies that have been made for charity by our dealers & their customers. Kind, considerate folk from Vancouver Island to Saskatchewan have been sewing … Continue reading

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HAVE YOU FINISHED YOUR CHRISTMAS SHOPPING??????

ONLY 7 DAYS LEFT………………….. There is one thing I really dislike about the Christmas holiday period…….that last minute semi- panic about what to get for various people + going out shopping at this time of the year! It is either … Continue reading

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IT’S BEGINNING TO LOOK A LOT LIKE CHRISTMAS…….!!

Just in case you had not noticed that it is only 17 days to go…….?! And, yes, I know this is a SEWING blog, so I thought I would add pics of the Advent calendar that I have just finished making … Continue reading

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PRODUCT REVIEW: JANOME SEWING MACHINE NEEDLES

 I recently did a blog post about our new PURPLE tip needles.  (on 10th April – scroll to last month in the Archives on right hand side of this blog home page). Since then, further information about our Janome needles has … Continue reading

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