September 27, 2014

Cañada College Fashion Department would like to invite your members to the Artistry in Fashion extravaganza !!!

Please see for more information and see the designers who will be there.

This can be a fun day to see new fashion ideas, purchase beautiful garments, accessories, jewelry and buttons, tour our Fashion Design Department and meet old and new friends at our beautiful campus. You can also attend two fashion shows:

  1. Garments from Pati Palmer (educator and McCall's pattern designer)
  2. Garments and accessories selected from show vendors

Janome America Inc. Recalls Elna Sewing Machines Due to Fire Hazard

The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, in cooperation with the firm named below, today announced a voluntary recall of the following consumer product. Consumers should stop using recalled products immediately unless otherwise instructed. It is illegal to resell or attempt to resell a recalled consumer product.

Name of Product: Sewing machine
Units: About 600
Importer: Janome America Inc. of Mahwah, N.J.
Hazard: The wires inside the sewing machine can short circuit, posing a risk of fire.
Incidents/Injuries: The firm knows of one report of a sewing machine catching fire. No injuries or property damage have been reported.
Description: This recall involves the Elna eXcellence 740 sewing machine. The machine is white and navy with a digital touch panel. "Elna" and "eXcellence 740" are printed on the front of the machine.
Sold at: Sewing machine stores nationwide from September 2010 through April 2011 for about $3,000.
Manufactured in: Japan and Taiwan
Remedy: Consumers should immediately unplug and stop using the machine and return it to the store where it was purchased for a free repair.
Consumer Contact: For additional information, contact Janome America at (800) 631-0183 anytime or visit the firm's website at