NEWSLETTER....what's new

September 19, 2017

JANOME NEWS!!!!  New upgrade for the 15,000.  Janome is sending us the update and when we receive it we will let you know so you can bring in your machine and we will update it.  there is a new kit available for the 15000, the ruler foot kit.  Comes with the ruler foot and templates.  under the t-shirt icon you will see the ruler foot section.  New stitches and designs on the update too.  ALSO,....  Janome will be replacing your needle threaders at no charge.  You must make an appointment to bring in your machine as they are only sending us a few at a time.  

Janome also has a new machine coming out in September, the 6700.  A new great 9" arm for quilting.  If you love your 6500 or 6600 you will want to consider upgrading to this great new machine.  See it at  

Babylock,  has several new machines,  Verve (4" hoop and sewing machine) Aventura II, Flourish II, Intrepid 6 needle machine and upgrade II for the Destiny.  You don't have to have upgrade I for the Destiny, you just don't get all components to open.  Call us for more details   Please come in and see our new machine line up!!

Please check out our great classes.  So much inspiration and so much to learn too. We have new teachers too.  Mary Forte has joined our staff from Fabrics Etc2 and is bringing fun and knowledgeable classes about embroidery.  Shirley is also joining us and doing a block of the month and some basic quilting classes. 

Laura has been busy doing our long arm quilting for customers.  If you need your quilt top quilted, please bring it in and we will help you pick out your batting, thread and design you may want.

Joe is getting his tune ups out in a 1 week turn around.  If your machine needs more than a tune up it may be 2 weeks.

Both Babylock and Janome continue to come out with amazing new machines.  Check out and for inspirational projects.

The JAZZ machine from Babylock is the new quilting/sewing machine with a 14" arm. This machine is amazing, with a 1 step buttonhole, free arm, and many stitches it sews like a charm.  A great addtion to any sewing room.

Janome has released their 9400 computerized sewing/quilting machine.  It also has a long arm for quilting.  many great features, like the pivot foot and new one finger needle thread.  fantastic.

Horn has new cabinets to offer too.  They have also come out with modules that are budget friendly that you can design your own sewing space.

Please visit the websites mentioned above for some great projects to work on and see all the new products.



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Sunday  closed

After hours appointment upon request.

122 E. Grand AVe

Lake Villa, Il 60046

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