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studiokat designs

does anyone know where in canada that sells those beautiful bag patterns found on studiokat designs website???Continue

Started by judy thomas Oct 9, 2012.

Canadian Mail Order Sources For Fabric 4 Replies

FABRICSBlack Bird Country Quilt Works2309 Front RoadNormandale, OntarioCanada, N0E1W0Phone: 519-426-0736Purchase online or visit our store…Continue

Tags: Fabric, Mail_Order, Canadian

Started by Susan. Last reply by Mary Lou Mar 3, 2012.

Creative Stitches Show - BC & Alberta 1 Reply

Hi Everyone:I thought I'd take a moment to let everyone know about a great Show that is happening in BC and Alberta.  It's called "The Creative Stitches Show".  It use to be called "The Sewing and…Continue

Tags: Alberta, BC, Show, Stitches, Creative

Started by Ma'amster. Last reply by Ali Peters Jan 19, 2012.

Sewing & Craft Shows, BC 1 Reply

Hi everyone:Not sure if anyone is aware of this, but there is a Sewing & Craft Show in Victoria on March 12 & 13 and in Abbotsford April 16 & 17.  They offer seminars and hands-on…Continue

Started by Ma'amster. Last reply by nancy rinas Mar 7, 2010.

Canadian Fabric Sources 2 Replies

Sew-Sisters Quilt Shop3961 Chesswood DriveToronto, ON M3J 2R8416 633 8800www.sew-sisters.comThese Gals are fast and reasonable!Continue

Started by Kathleen VanDusen. Last reply by Nicolette MacCallum Oct 22, 2009.

Ontario Fabric Sources? 7 Replies

From Brandy R. Samuels"Hi I am new to the site. Okay...........I live in Minnesota and I would like to know what fabric place would be closer for me to visit when going to Ontario or other places…Continue

Tags: Sources, Fabric, Ontario

Started by Susan. Last reply by L Hoogkamp Aug 19, 2009.

Quilt Show this weekend in Perth ON 3 Replies

Just thought I'd mention a quilt show that is happening this weekend. I'm planning on going tomorrow...Yeah.August 7-9; Lanark County Quilters’ Guild‘Quilts on the Tay’St. John Catholic High…Continue

Tags: show, quilt

Started by HeyJudee. Last reply by HeyJudee Aug 8, 2009.

Happy Canada Day Everyone!!! 4 Replies

Thought I'd share the rehearsal that I got to watch on Parliament Hill tonight when I was waiting to catch my bus. Actually I missed two so I could watch...and caught the last one available...LOL…Continue

Started by HeyJudee. Last reply by HeyJudee Jul 7, 2009.

Your favourite Canadian fabric retailer? 18 Replies

We have Atlantic Fabrics (independent) and Fabricville (which is apparently Fabricland?).I don't have a favourite.Continue

Tags: canadian, retailer, fabricland, fabricville, fabric

Started by Susan. Last reply by HeyJudee Jul 4, 2009.

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Comment by Buttons on June 9, 2009 at 11:33pm
Hi, I'm Buttons from Canada. Nice to Belong here.
Comment by Pat Gallant on June 14, 2009 at 11:27am
Hi, I'm Pat from PEI. I love to sew.
Comment by Kathleen VanDusen on June 14, 2009 at 11:33am
Hi I am from Moose Jaw Sk. I love to sew. My husband and I drive long haul semi in Canada and all 48 states in the US. I take my one portable sewing machine with me on the road and have been known to quilt on a table in the bunk while my husband is driving! I also have a hoop for hand quilting stashed in the truck so I can do that on the move also.
Comment by Susan on June 14, 2009 at 12:37pm
"Hello!" from Nova Scotia :)
Comment by Mrs.Carol Mattice on June 14, 2009 at 2:33pm
Well hello there to ALL the Canadian ladies that know how to sew up a storm. It is nice to see that we are still on the road . It would be good if sewing and cooking came back on the scenes within the school walls. I know that it needs to be taught but the question is that it is an art learned at home by mom, gramma or whoever desires to take the time to willing hearts. Be encouraged all you people who love the needle and pins in creating simply out of love.
Comment by Joanne on June 16, 2009 at 8:14pm
Glad to had found this group. I am in the Toronto area-North York to be exact. Have been sewing for a long time but I did take time off when my kids were in the late elementary, high school years. Seemed to be on the road for some sport during that time. Learned to knit while at arenas.
I have taught Family Studies fairly recently. The kids actually loved it--but in the school system(elementary) its is a very expensive program. But my school kept its Family Studies room and its D&T(shop) and were willing to invest the money required. Machines are not cheap if they are to stand up to 600 kids and buying the groceries for cooking can get expensive as well for that many kids:))
Comment by Mrs.Carol Mattice on June 17, 2009 at 12:57pm
I have had my own sewing business since 1998. I live in a little place called Ingersoll On. which is just outside of London On. I sew 6 days a week and I still have sewing at the end of the day. Not sure why I am so successful maybe because the need is great , prices are right or whatever. I am retired as of last year but I continue to do what I love.The name of my business is called A Stitch In Time Saves Nine .
Comment by Debbie on June 19, 2009 at 9:30am
Hi, I'm Debbie from Orillia, Ontario. I've been doing crafts as long as I can remember. I can't just sit and watch TV - I have to be making something! Right now I'm self-employed as a wedding decorator and wedding dress maker. I just started doing dresses professionally, I've been making clothes for friends for years. It's nice to be able to chat with other Canadians!
Comment by Mary on June 20, 2009 at 5:48am
Hi everyone. I am Mary from Middle Musquodoboit, Nova Scotia. I have been sewing for over 40 yrs. I'm not sure if that is good or bad but there you have it. I try to do something sewing related almost every day. I also enjoy crewel work. I enjoy and appreciate knitting as well but don't have the patience for it. It's nice to meet everyone. : )
Comment by Rosemary on June 20, 2009 at 8:16am
Hi.I'm Rosemary from PEI.I've been sewing for many years.Lately it's just been quilting or mending but I am about to tackle my own and my grand daughter's dresses for our youngest daughter's wedding. She brought beautiful silk materials from India for everyone involved in the celebration.

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