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All-Things Cozy and Quilted

Here in Boise, the winter has been long. Even with the sun shining brightly outside, it is still cold! In an effort to embrace the season upon us, we celebrate winter with a blog post related to all things cozy and quilted. Is it a Sweater or a Quilt? Hard to Say. Did you know […]

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fabric scrap pillow

Vow To Use Your Scraps!

If you have yet to discover, extra fabric scraps are a gift! Unleash your creativity with colorful, useful, one-of-a-kind projects! Since we love practicality over here at Jones Sew and Vac, we are dedicating this blog to all-things practical, decorative, and FUN. No need to scour the internet with the best do-it-yourself fabric scrap projects; […]

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Quilt Care 101

Considering how much time and love goes into making a quilt, the least we can do is care for it well. Proper care is the only way to guarantee color fastness and durability of your quilt over time. Keep your quilt in the family for years by following our care tips, below! Photo credit: sumpretty.com […]

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Super Bowl & Quilting – An Unlikely Pair

Have you ever wondered who makes the Super Bowl Trophy? Turns out, for the last 38 years it has been the same man, Gero Grohs, Master Silversmith for Tiffany and Company. Perhaps even more curious is that Grohs happens to be the father of a well-known Pennsylvania quilter, Linda M. Poole! Crazy, right?! Image credit: […]

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Brother Dream Machine built for sewing, embroidery, quilting, and crafting

Join The Dream Big Club!

Have you heard about the Brother Dream Machine? If you haven’t, you have been missing out! The Brother Dream Machine offers more than ANY other machine on the market today with features like the industry’s largest built-in high-definition LCD display; that’s 23-percent larger than previous brother screens and 16.7 million color options!  YES, that says million! […]

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Did You Attend? Boise Basin Quilters Annual Quilt Show!

Recently, we had the extreme pleasure of attending the Boise Basin Quilters Annual Quilt Show on September 27th & 28th. This is Idaho’s only professionally judged quilt show! This year there were hundreds of gorgeous quilts and vendors! It was a great two days with lots of informational demonstrations, quilt raffles, and tons of handcrafted […]

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Color Matching and Its Importance

Whether you’re just beginning or a pro at embroidery, it’s always a good to learn more about the importance of blending and shading to master your coloring in every project! Madeira USA puts on a great webinar on this important aspect for all your projects! We encourage you to check it out! We’re positive you […]

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Madeira Thread New Colors

New Colors Revealed by Madeira USA!

Madeira USA in Laconia, New Hampshire, has added seventy-two new 100 percent polyester Polyneon-brand embroidery threads to its collection! Rounding out the numbers are sixty-two solid-color additions—which also include five new fluorescent colors—as well as ten multi-colors in diverse shades of denim and khaki! Each new color base is available in 40-weight, on 5,500-yard cones […]

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Madeira Thread New Colors

Quality Matters!

Jones Sew & Vac is dedicated to quality. We want to offer our customers the very best there is when it comes to machines, accessories, and service! That’s why we offer Madeira and Mettler threads in our stores. We believe in choices, and what’s better than having exceptional choices when choosing threads for all your […]

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