Monthly Archives: October 2012

SHINING THE SPOTLIGHT ON THE ELNA 444 COVERHEM SERGER

The ELNA 444 has some great features: there is a SEAM TIGHTENING SYSTEM (STS) which has a switch on the front of the machine to simply flip when you reach a seam or thicker area as you are making your coverhems. … Continue reading

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SPOTLIGHT ON CUSTOMER: ELAINE CHASE OF SASKATOON

Elaine is a loyal and long standing HAUS OF STITCHES customer. She attends the Saskatchewan Stitches Conference most years &  is an owner & fan of Janome & Elna sewing machines. I am lucky enough to have seen a number of projects Elaine has made – … Continue reading

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ELNA EMBROIDERY INSPIRATION: EMBROIDER CUTE BLOCKS FOR BABY QUILTS

Notice that the body of the sheep is an applique. I use fleece, minkee or terry towelling as the applique fabric and the result is a really cute quilt with sections that babies just love to touch! (Actually truth be told: it … Continue reading

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BLUE BOBBINS ON THE WAY TO AN ELNA MACHINE NEAR YOU!!!!

REMEMBER THE CHERRY PINK BOBBINS WHICH CAME OUT TO CELEBRATE THE 90TH ANNIVERSARY OF JANOME? And, of course, these same pink bobbins are available to all our loyal ELNA customers as these bobbins also fit our current Elna machines.  Well those bobbins are … Continue reading

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*** NEW *** PERFECT ALIGNMENT LASER TOOL – PAL

I first saw this tool demo’ed at a sewing show and knew right away that I HAD to have it! I bought one and then we arranged to get these so that you can get yours at your local ELNA dealer … Continue reading

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ELNA PARTY TIME IN HUMBOLDT, SASKATCHEWAN

HAUS OF STITCHES in HUMBOLDT, SASKATCHEWAN (just over an hour outside of Saskatoon) recently held their OPEN HOUSE PARTY.  I was there for the fun…….and thouroughly enjoyed myself too! Wendy is the owner of HAUS OF STITCHES  and is a proud ELNA … Continue reading

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