Tag Archives: Madeira thread

Hobby Patch Monthly Embroidery Series!

Our friends at Sew4Home have done it again! Debuting this week on the Janome Canada website, we will be offering a NEW collectable series of Hobby Patches, designed by the very talented team at Sew4Home. For the next 7 months … Continue reading

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Dog days of summer

I’m just going to put this out there right from the start. If you aren’t a dog person, and perhaps even if you are… this project – to keep your dog cool during the summer heat – may seen a … Continue reading

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That’s a wrap!

It’s hard to believe, but after months of preparation, Quilt Canada 2022 – the first LIVE show since 2019 is history. What a FUN time we had! The theme of the show was “Reconnected”, and you could totally feel the … Continue reading

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Janome Resources

It’s been quite a whirlwind of activity, and we’re sad to see it end, but today is the last day of Quilt Canada 2022. SO much time and preparation has gone in to sharing lots of the Janome love; lots … Continue reading

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Summer Sewing

I hope I don’t jinx it but it feels like we missed spring and went straight from winter into summer here in Manitoba. My sewing definitely switches gears throughout the seasons and the recent warm weather has me thinking about … Continue reading

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Cone of shame alternative

My oldest basset had major surgery recently. I’ll spare you all the details but it was pretty traumatic for both him and I. Thankfully he is home now so we can focus on healing. Part of the surgery required some … Continue reading

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Spicy Spiral Table Runner

I recently attended a 7 day quilting retreat with friends. What a great way to refresh and get back into sewing. Great food, great friends and great sewing accomplishments. I got several UFO’s (Unfinished Objects) completed, but I also got … Continue reading

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Threads – which one to use for quilting?

I love threads! They’re like candy to me and just as addictive. I especially love Madeira and Hilos Iris threads. Did you know that Janome Canada is a distributor of these threads, so they’re conveniently available from your Janome Dealer? … Continue reading

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Dresses for all occasions

I’ve been on a bit of a dress making roll lately. Dresses for every occasion! I’ve been using this pattern for dresses for a long time. I started by making this dress for my nieces when they were babies (they … Continue reading

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Multiple Embroidered Snowballs

In a previous post, I wrote about the embroidered snowballs I made for some family and friends. I don’t know about you, but my time is limited to sew, so I’m always looking for ways to save time and speed … Continue reading

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