Tag Archives: Charity sewing

BACK TO SEWING Part 2

Did you see our Janomelife post on Wednesday this week –  5th September? If not check it out. Here is the photo tutorial of how to make this baggie: Cut your baggie fabric and batting to your desired size. I … Continue reading

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SEWING FOR A WORTHY CAUSE

On a recent visit to Sawyers Sewing in Victoria, I handed over a giant bag of toiletries collected on my travels this year. I have been doing this for a number of years. The cause is a worthy one: Sandy … Continue reading

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SPREADING CHRISTMAS JOY

We see & hear of all sorts of charitable organizations and projects that do their part to spread a little Christmas joy to those who might be less fortunate than others: from serving Christmas meals to street people or the … Continue reading

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SEWING ZIPPER BAGGIES FOR SANDY MERRIMAN HOUSE, VICTORIA, BC

Just got an email from Judy in Victoria. She has sent a bunch of pics and an update on the annual sewing of zippered baggies that are filled with toiletries & cosmetics for women at Sandy Merriman House, Victoria. Regular … Continue reading

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PART 2: HOW TO SEW A HUMBUG BAG

OK, here is Part 2 (part 1 was published on 26th Dec 2013). The humbug bag really is not a whole lot different to making a “regular” zipper bag. You are going to start with pretty much the same as … 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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SPOTLIGHT ON JANOME CUSTOMER ……….just look what ONE person can do to brighten the lives of other people!

Marilyn Rybotycki is one of our loyal JANOME customers in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, Canada. She recently shared with me that she has completed no less than 52 bags to give to her local St Patrick Parish to be put into the … Continue reading

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BLOG BAG CHALLENGE

OK…….so I did a post on 31 August giving instructions of how to upload pics to a flickr account with a 30 Sept deadline for uploading your pics……………. Well that clearly did not work or folk making the bags did … Continue reading

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BLOG BAG CHALLENGE : FURTHER INSTRUCTIONS ABOUT PICS & SUBMISSION OF THE BAGS YOU HAVE MADE

OK, August is pretty much over and the Fall lies ahead. NOT  that I am wishing the leaves to turn golden, NOR the colder weather to arrive……..BUT we do have to get moving with the next step of our blog … Continue reading

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REMINDER ABOUT OUR BLOG BAG CHALLENGE…….are you busy making baggies for our Charity sewing project???

I sure hope you are madly busy making baggies for our BLOG BAG CHALLENGE???????? DEADLINE IS 30 SEPTEMBER 2013 AS WE HAVE TO GIVE YOU THE OPPORTUNITY TO VOTE DURING OCTOBER FOR YOUR FAVOURITE BAG.  PACKING & DISTRIBUTING WILL TAKE PLACE … Continue reading

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