Tag Archives: Fashion

Janome at African Fashion Week Toronto

If you regularly follow Janome Life, and we certainly hope that you do, as promised I’m back to report on the fabulous time I had as a judge for the Student Design Competition of African Fashion Week Toronto 2018, which … Continue reading

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Skills Canada 2018

Skills Canada 2018 In early June, Julia (who is the Janome District sales Manager for Western Canada) and I had an opportunity to attend Skills Canada 2018 in Edmonton, AB. What exactly is Skills Canada? It is the culminating event … Continue reading

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Mark your calendars for African Fashion Week August 30 – Sept 2nd, 2018!

Perhaps you’re like me and you love the excitement and inspiration which comes from admiring other artisan’s works. It can really help clear out the cobwebs and kick-start your own burst of creativity. If you’re needing some new inspiration, or … Continue reading

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JANOME SUPPORTS YOUNG SEWERS

Competition was rampant at a recent BC Skilled Trades event at the Tradex Center in Abbotsford, BC.  Technical trade schools along with different companies supported and aided youth from high schools and post-secondary schools in a timed event where the … Continue reading

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A New ‘Twist’ On Buttonholes

Buttonholes !?! Hopefully the title, and the pun, didn’t put you off. For those not used to garment sewing, the word “buttonhole” can invoke fear, bewilderment, and a look as if one has just bitten into a lemon. They’ve always … Continue reading

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Hidden Fashion and Art in the City

Recently I had the privilege of judging a fashion show in the beautiful art district in the city of Hamilton, Ontario. The participants were given an bag of unknown contents, a theme and 24 hours in which to design and create … Continue reading

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