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SEWING FOR THE LITTLE ANGEL OR FAIRY IN YOUR LIFE?

I am the go-to person in my family for all sewing …… unfortunately, for my family, mending is my least favourite of all but I can have my arm twisted to get mending done if the right incentives are offered! … Continue reading

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FOCUS ON HOW TO USE THE RUFFLER ATTACHMENT

As promised, today we will focus on HOW TO USE THE ELNA RUFFLER ATTACHMENT. Please refer to the links below for further pics and information about the featured ruffler attachments. THE JANOME ULTIMATE (or universal) ruffler will fit onto most of our ELNA machines whether … Continue reading

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SEWING IN THE HEAT……I AM…ARE YOU????

YES, I know it has been way hotter in other parts of the country to Vancouver, BC so don’t get all cranky with me…….but this last weekend was just ridiculous in my house.  I am quite sure I could have … Continue reading

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WHAT TO DO WITH ZIPPER “LEFT-OVERS”

I mentioned in one of my previous posts that I would tell you what I do with the bits of zipper that I cut off when I make little baggies with zippers longer than required for the size of the bag. … Continue reading

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HOT SUMMER NIGHTS

Well, I’m not too sure about you but these hot summer nights are real difficult to get to sleep – especially when the pillow case is made from some nasty poly fabric that seems to stick to your neck! So … Continue reading

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INSTRUCTIONS FOR MAKING THE LILAC ZIPPER PURSE

SUMMER SEWING project #1: LILAC ZIPPER PURSE zipper purse made from “Liz’s Lilac Lines” embellished fabric I can make a purse like this in 10-15 minutes……NO kidding. Once I have the fabric prepped & cut, I can insert the zipper, top … Continue reading

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FUN WITH ELNA DECORATIVE STITCHES

I have recently being having a great deal of fun playing with the decorative stitches on the EL740 EXCELLENCE.  I was inspired to try out a technique I saw in an online workshop taught by Carol Ann Waugh. She calls … Continue reading

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