What's Happening at Smokey Point Sewing and Vacuum

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Try The A.S.R & WIN a FREE Sewing Machine Service!

By Natalie Snyder | October 2, 2023

Through the month of October, come on in and try out the new A.S.R and enter for a chance to win a free sewing machine service!

Mushroom Hunting in the Sewing Room!

By Natalie Snyder | May 22, 2022

How fun is creating and sewing the illusive morel mushroom? I created the pattern for the morel and imported it into Cricut Design space. I crossed my fingers as I selected genuine leather and pressed “cut”. It cut 90% of the pattern and a pair of snips finished it out. Three layers; bottom, middle and…

A Leather Tote For Everyone!

By Natalie Snyder | May 20, 2022

Totes are the perfect bag for every day function and ease. Through all the things you need for the day into it and go about your business. This particular tote is sewn on the Janome Hd9 using the Leather Kit accessories; Size 18 needle using a #69 bonded nylon thread. The machine did not struggle…

Facing the Sewing Challenge Head On

By Natalie Snyder | April 2, 2022

A family member comes to me and asks if I would like to make a Messenger bag for a fundraiser. Where do I start? I can sew anything from cotton, canvas, wool, or leather. What would you like, I ask? Leather! He quickly exclaims! I scoured my current selection of purchased patterns then expeditiously move…

Sewing With The HD9

By Natalie Snyder | May 25, 2021

Sewing Leather With The Janome HD9 Project of the day It’s raining outside, but for 8 hours it’s just me and my sewing machine. I’ve been spending so much time in my sewing room that I have neglected to take my favorite fall pillows off the couch. Not only do I love fall but I…

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What is in your sewing room?

By Natalie Snyder | May 23, 2021

What project are you excited about?

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Don’t let a sewing machine be the reason you hate to sew!

By Natalie Snyder | May 20, 2021

If you are new to sewing, you have probably felt yourself overwhelmed by all the sewing machines available. Maybe you’ve looked through many pages online and thought, why would anybody spend that much money on a sewing machine? If you have already purchased a low end, light weight, cheaper machine you may also think, why…

New to Quilting

By Natalie Snyder | May 19, 2021

Taking pieces and parts and mixing new with old this block came together nicely! Using the Janome AirThread 2000D professional to sew a perfect quarter inch seam with no fraying.

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We are out this week

By Natalie Snyder | May 19, 2021

We are out on vacation this week returning on Saturday. As a reminder, starting Memorial Weekend we will be closed on Saturday.

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Mother’s Day Projects

By Smokey | May 5, 2016

Projects for Mother’s Day Now is the perfect time to make a gift from the heart for that special mom. We provided a few Mother’s Day project inspiration ideas below that will be good for classes and events. Mother’s Day Tea Card by Susan Clark Enderson Applique Your Way to a Happy Mother’s Day by…