Monthly Archives: March 2013

BLOG CHALLENGE TO MAKE BAGS: IDEAS, PICS & WHERE TO GO FOR INSTRUCTIONS

I was a little early for an appointment recently so I popped into a thrift store to while away the time……well, I was so pleased I did as I found some bits & pieces to put towards the stash that … Continue reading

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SPRING HAS SPRUNG!!!

Just could not resist sharing this with you: I took this pic this morning 26th March before I left the house. Far be it from me to make anyone feel dreadfully blue…………..I DO live on the West Coast, we had … Continue reading

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BOOK REVIEW: INFINITY QUILT BOOK

Yes, yes, I know there is nothing new about the INFINITY QUILT. It has been around for a number of years. I have done 2 smaller quilts (one white & 1 cream) which I am quite sure many of you … Continue reading

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REVIEW OF NEW SEWING PRODUCTS: GRABBIT NOTIONS

OK, so recently I got my annual sewing “fix” at SEWEXPO in Puyallup, Washington (just southeast of Seattle).  As I work in the sewing industry in Canada, it is not really possible for me to be the “customer” at shows in … Continue reading

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TRANSFERRING DESIGNS FROM COMPUTER TO ELNA EMBROIDERY MACHINE PART2

Cheryl of Saskatoon is a long time loyal JANOME  & ELNA customer and fan. She contacted me after PART 1 of this series was published and had some things she thought would be good to add. Embroidery to die for … Continue reading

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elnalife BLOG CHALLENGE: MAKE BAGGIES FOR CHARITY

Please refer to blog post on 18th February 2013 “WARMING HEARTS: SEWING FOR CHARITY” —DEADLINE TBA but it will more than likely be 31st August 2013 to allow time for voting & then packing & distributing the baggies to various … Continue reading

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WILL I SEE YOU TODAY OR TOMORROW AT THE VICTORIA SEWING SHOW??????

IT’S TIME AGAIN FOR THE VICTORIA CREATIVE STITCHES SHOW !!!!! TODAY Friday 8th & Saturday 9th March at the Pearkes Recreation Centre , 3100 Tillicum Rd, Victoria. It was a great venue/location last year so I am looking forward to another great  event. … Continue reading

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