Peggy Gelbrich designed and pieced the table runner Spooky Friends. The runner was quilted by Sally Eagleman. McCalls selected it for the cover of their September/October 2020 issue. If you want to see this beautiful table runner in person, Whitlock’s now has it on display for a limited time. The pattern is available in the McCall’s September/October 2020 issue.
Anne Hein, Janome Educator, was Live on Facebook and taught us how to do Quilt Blocks in the Hoop on our embroidery machines. The video included how to prepare your hoop and how to set up a quilt block in Artistic Digitizer along with many other tips. Click to view video
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New update is available for Artistic Digitizer 1.5. Information is below on how to update or you can Click for link here to Janome Life and update instructions. To update your software, open Artistic Digitizer and go to the Help tab along the top. Click to open the drop-down menu, then click ‘check for updates’ and follow the prompts. The process will take approximately 20 minutes depending on your computer’s specifications and your internet capabilities. Here is what is…Read More
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Learn how to mix colors and prints. Sew4Home in a Janome Life Post advised “Mastering the proper mixology of color and motif is something designers spend years perfecting. But there are basics everyone can use to create a fabulous look.” Sew4Home shares their Top 10 Secrets! Click here for the PDF: Mix and Match Colors and Prints PDF Click here for direct link to Janome Life Post: Blending Colors and Prints
The question of sewing over thick fabric comes up often. Sew4Home recently posted how to sew over thick fabric. While the instructions use Janome sewing machines, the information may be helpful for other machines. Their examples are for sewing garments but could relate to other sewing projects. The PDF includes information on hemming jeans. Click Here for a PDF copy. Sewing Thick Layers-Sew4Home Click here for a link to the article. Link to Sew4Home Sewing Over Thick Fabric Instructions
June 6 at 10:00 am PST, Kimberly Einmo is hosting a virtual class on Facebook. You will not want to miss the party. Be sure to watch with us. Click here for our Facebook Page: Whitlock’s Facebook Page
We would like everyone to receive a FREE copy of the Whitlock’s Block of the Month, A Walk in the Woods. This Block of the Month is designed by Yvonne Katsinis. We hope you enjoy this pattern. Click on the link below for instructions in PDF format. If you have any questions, please contact Yvonne at the store. firstname.lastname@example.org. A Walk in the Woods Block of the Month