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Saturday Sewing: Another charity sewing project? Recycle your fabric trimmings?

We shared with you recently about the little in-the-hoop baggies what we made and delivered to various charities just before Christmas. Here is another recycling idea from Anne Stitcher  that yields very useful pillows for people in need and also … Continue reading

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Do you sew for charity?

Maybe you make quilts for sick people? – like comfort quilts for cancer patients? Or maybe you sew clothing (like “pillowcase” dresses)  for little girls in need? Or maybe you knit scarves and hats for the homeless? Well done and … Continue reading

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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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