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SQE Professional
May 2007

Features
Martha Stewart Living Omnimedia, Inc. announces endorsement of SVP Worldwide products
Jiro Hagiwara appointed President & CEO of Janome America, Inc.
Care & Restoration of Vintage Heirlooms
Drive a swarm of buying customers through your front doors!
Click & Create “24/7” with New Downloadable Marble Paper Collection from ScrapSMART.com
Distinguished industry leaders earn Master CSE designation

Columns
Doctor Stitch by Ray Winslow, Allyn International
Selling By Design by Amy Barickman, Indygo Junction, Inc.
Creative Solutions by Joi Mahon, Dress Forms Design Studio
Sewing & Embroidery Solutions by Marie Duncan, VSM Sewing, Inc.
This Might Help by Joe Burklund, Sewing Dealers Trade Association
Using barter to boost sales by Don Mardak, International Monetary Systems

projects
SMART & Easy Pattern: Small Shoulder Purse
Quilt: Remember in the Dark

Back to basics techniques
Do you know your feet? Lesson #1 Gathering Foot

industry products
F1 Pants Press from Reliable Corp. promises easy, one-step pressing
Introducing Arabesque Monogram Set 9
Batting Buds Test Mary Ellen’s Best Press
Mary Ellen makes ironing fun!
New SAPPHIRE™ sewing machines bring exclusive features to a whole new market
Dalco’s newest teapot designs are “hot”!
Bluefig offers new wheeled sewing machine totes

VDTA/SDTA CONVENTION Reviews
VDTA/SDTA 2007 Show: If you missed it, you missed out!
Sew-Cess hits stage in Las Vegas
Juki’s booth draws crowd’s attention
Arrow introduces new cabinets during show
Hemingworth thread introduced to attendees
Brewer unveils Creative DRAWings® during show
Brother’s booth -- abuzz with activity!
Stitchitize looks back at convention days
Convention a success for JMM Software
GE Money reflects on 2007 Show
Janome proves commitment to innovation in Las Vegas