Tag Archives: JALIE PATTERNS

GARMENT SEWING WITH JALIE PATTERNS AND JANOME

I was fortunate to visit Quebec City a few months ago and we made an appointment to visit the Jalie office and warehouse. To say I was impressed is a little bit of an understatement! The name Jalie is a … Continue reading

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Sewing with slippery sheer Fabrics

BCIf you’ve been in a fabric store recently, you’ve no doubt seen a large variety of beautiful chiffon fabrics. Many garments available in clothing stores use chiffon for beautiful tops, overlays on skirts or party dresses, or even scarves. Sheer … Continue reading

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Jalie Chambray Tunic

I have a confession to make……..I have never sewn a button down dress shirt before. Don’t be too shocked though, I’m sure there’s lots of things that you haven’t sewn yet. When I received the 3130 Button Down Shirt Pattern … Continue reading

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Glad you asked that: How do I make my garments look more professional; more unique?

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CREATIV FESTIVAL WEST in VICTORIA 8th and 9th MARCH

YAY!!!!! The Sewing show in Victoria only happens every second year and 2019 is the year. So mark your calendar or enter the dates into your phone: MARCH 8th & 9th at Pearkes Arena on Tillicum Road, Victoria is where … Continue reading

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Announcing the Janomelife giveaway winners + janomelife viewers share their best tips for working with thread

We offered a summer giveaway of thread this month to 3 lucky people………sample packs of Wonderfil thread and we asked that each entrant share her best  Hint or Tip about thread. THANK YOU!! There were some real gems. I decided I … Continue reading

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JANOME AND JALIE

I really like to be able to support and purchase products from Canadian companies. I am often reminded (when I hear about another quilt or fabric store closing) that if we had supported our local quilt store or sewing business, … Continue reading

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ALMOST TIME FOR THE VICTORIA SEWING SHOW – YAY!

Yay indeed! And there has been a name change: the Victoria Sewing show is now called Creativ Festival West. And it is eagerly awaited as this show is held once every 2 years and THIS is the year! I will … Continue reading

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SUMMER GARMENT SEWING

I know we have talked about sewing out on the patio in the sunshine…….yes, well that sounds lovely but anyone who has tried to read their iBook at the pool or on the beach will know that LCD screens don’t … Continue reading

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SUMMER SEWING FUN

I have this sinking feeling that summer is almost done…..well my time for sewing up a storm is pretty much over…….sewing shows & traveling awaits around the corner. But I did get quite a bit of sewing done recently. Bit … Continue reading

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