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The Canada 150 paper pieced pillow designed for Janome by Tamara Kate of Montreal is available for download on our website: http://www.janome.ca.    There are TWO parts to this download: the Project Instructions (in English or French) and the Piecing Pattern. … Continue reading

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So our Janome Canada booth at Creativ Festival in Mississauga, Ontario (Toronto) got a great new look last weekend! Our Central Canada Sales Rep, Amna, designed the booth decorations and we got lots of ooh’s & aah’s. It was a … Continue reading

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CANADA CELEBRATES 150 YEARS SINCE CONFEDERATION……and Janome celebrates with a Special Edition sewing machine. 

150 years … That’s something to celebrate !!! The logo of 150-M100QDC Special Edition for Canada’s 150th, was designed by Canadian artist Tamara Kate who is one of our Janome Artisans as well.  www.kayajoydesigns.com Throughout Canada’s history, generations of seamstresses … Continue reading

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During September there were 2 sewing shows in Alberta, Canada. I attended both. As always, I had fun with our Janome customers……many of whom I see most times I am in this area and they come over to the Dealer’s … Continue reading

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Tamara Kate Quilt Along Winner

The Oh-So-Pretty Prize Package has a Winner We have received so many great comments about the Tamara Kate Quilt Along pattern and blog posts. It seems like Tamara’s rainbow palette, detailed instructions and walking foot quilting ideas were very well … Continue reading

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Tamara Kate Quilt Along: Part 3

Welcome back to the Whatever the Weather Quilt Along! by Tamara Serrao, Tamara Kate Designs So, you’ve chosen and cut your fabrics and you’ve built your rainbow wheel and dealt with all those angles. Now it’s time to quilt your … Continue reading

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Whatever the Weather Quilt Along, Part 2: Building the Quilt Top

Building the Quilt Top – Working with Angles Tamara Kate designer, Tamara Serrao Welcome back for the second session to help you through building your Whatever the Weather Quilt. Last week I talked about selecting colours and fabrics for the … Continue reading

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Tamara Kate Quilt Along: Part 1

Welcome to the first-ever Janome Life Quilt Along! Guest blogger: Tamara Serrao, Tamara Kate This is the first in a 3-part series that will walk you through the steps of creating this quilt yourself, should you so desire. You can … Continue reading

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Tamara Kate Quilt-Along On the Way. Fabric Shopping Anyone?

Whatever the Weather Quilt-Along, Arriving September Are Quilt Shops On Your Labour Day Travel Route?  We thought that you might want to bring along a handy fabric shopping list, just in case. You may have seen Canadian Designer Tamara Kate’s awesome Pixelated Apple … Continue reading

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Big & Juicy Apple Finale

What a pleasure it has been to share a month of sewing goodness with you. Today we deliver another designer guest post from Tamara Kate designs. You may remember Tamara from an earlier post where she shared an image of … Continue reading

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