SIGNUP - FREE Membership and 1 FREE Sewing Lesson
| FAQ | Login
 

Platinum Sponsor
Fashion Fabrics Club
Fashion Fabrics Club

Forum > Regional Communities > Canadians: Joann.com now delivers to CANADA! ( Moderated by Pyrose)

Please LOGIN or Join PatternReview
Go to Page:
Canadians: Joann.com now delivers to CANADA!
Except Quebec
madhatress

madhatress  Friend of PR
Intermediate
ON CANADA
Member since 1/21/04
Posts: 168
Send Message

      



Date: 5/6/13 3:25 PM

The shipping seems pretty reasonable, even with the extra handling fee.

http://www.joann.com/shippinginfo/

------
Nadia
Tech lover!
Old black Singer (99?), Viking Designer Diamond, Bernina 750QE, Pfaff Creative 4.0, Viking Tribute 140C, Brother CV 2340 and Babylock Imagine Wave

Twinset
starstarstarstar
Twinset  Friend of PR
Intermediate
QC
Member since 9/15/07
Posts: 535
Send Message

      
thumbsup 2 members like this.



Date: 5/6/13 3:49 PM

What's wrong with Quebec?

------
http://www.jazz-couture.blogspot.com/
Before joining PR: 1 sewing machine
Since joining PR: 6 sewing machines, kilometers of stash and tons of fun

madhatress

madhatress  Friend of PR
Intermediate
ON CANADA
Member since 1/21/04
Posts: 168
Send Message

      



In reply to Twinset <<


Date: 5/6/13 4:07 PM

I don't know. You'd have to ask them. Must be some sort of legal thing.

------
Nadia
Tech lover!
Old black Singer (99?), Viking Designer Diamond, Bernina 750QE, Pfaff Creative 4.0, Viking Tribute 140C, Brother CV 2340 and Babylock Imagine Wave

Vintage Joan
star
Vintage Joan
Intermediate
ON
Member since 7/16/07
Posts: 10463
Send Message

      



In reply to madhatress <<


Date: 5/6/13 7:43 PM

Quote:
I don't know. You'd have to ask them. Must be some sort of legal thing

They're probably just intimidated about communicating with customers in French.

-- Edited on 5/6/13 7:45 PM --

------
my shield and my very great reward ~ Gen. 15:1

Wino
star
Wino
Intermediate
PA USA
Member since 9/24/06
Posts: 427
Send Message

      



Date: 5/18/13 10:07 AM

Oh great! Now JoAnn's cheap shoddy fabric can be foisted off on consumers in other countries. Not to mention the customer service. LOL

------
wino

Claire in Montreal
star
Claire in Montreal
Advanced Beginner
QC CANADA
Member since 1/22/08
Posts: 1147
Send Message

      
thumbsup 1 member likes this.



Date: 5/18/13 12:00 PM

bah, we're often left out - freaking quebec politics ! whadda ya want to bet its because the packaging is only english ?

------
Claire
1seamatatime.blogspot.com

Kenmore / Necchi BU Mira
Singer 99 (3) / HD110 / 66 (RedEye) / 127 Treadle / 15-90 / 221

Claire in Montreal
star
Claire in Montreal
Advanced Beginner
QC CANADA
Member since 1/22/08
Posts: 1147
Send Message

      



Date: 5/18/13 12:00 PM

oops - just saw the multiple posts
-- Edited on 5/18/13 5:47 PM --

------
Claire
1seamatatime.blogspot.com

Kenmore / Necchi BU Mira
Singer 99 (3) / HD110 / 66 (RedEye) / 127 Treadle / 15-90 / 221

Claire in Montreal
star
Claire in Montreal
Advanced Beginner
QC CANADA
Member since 1/22/08
Posts: 1147
Send Message

      



Date: 5/18/13 12:01 PM

oops - just saw the multiple posts
-- Edited on 5/18/13 5:48 PM --

------
Claire
1seamatatime.blogspot.com

Kenmore / Necchi BU Mira
Singer 99 (3) / HD110 / 66 (RedEye) / 127 Treadle / 15-90 / 221

Claire in Montreal
star
Claire in Montreal
Advanced Beginner
QC CANADA
Member since 1/22/08
Posts: 1147
Send Message

      



Date: 5/18/13 12:01 PM

all multiples cleaned up now...


-- Edited on 5/18/13 5:49 PM --

------
Claire
1seamatatime.blogspot.com

Kenmore / Necchi BU Mira
Singer 99 (3) / HD110 / 66 (RedEye) / 127 Treadle / 15-90 / 221

Canadian Jane
star
Canadian Jane
Advanced Beginner
AB CANADA
Member since 10/30/10
Posts: 1882
online now
Send Message

      



In reply to Twinset <<


Date: 5/18/13 1:25 PM

Quote: Twinset
What's wrong with Quebec?

Claire is right. I am pretty sure it is because of the French Language laws that exist in Quebec (in addition to Canada being a bilingual country). Don't think you can import anything into Quebec that is not labeled in French and to the Quebec standards.

It would cost companies that aren't Canadian (and used to this) to include French labeling and so forth and meet the Quebec French language requirements.

How this whole thing would apply to fabric is beyond me. Too bad Quebec politics are costing Quebec sewists these opportunities that are finally opening up to us Canucks!
Go to Page:
Please LOGIN or Join PatternReview

printable version Printable Version

* Advertising and soliciting is strictly prohibited on PatternReview.com. If you find a post which is not in agreement with our Terms and Conditions, please click on the Report Post button to report it. Regional Communities >> Canadians: Joann.com now delivers to CANADA!

 
adv. search»
pattern | machine | member
        
Fun with Fitting - BODICE w Darts
Fun with Fitting - BODICE w Darts

Register

Sew a Designer Unlined Jacket
Sew a Designer Unlined Jacket

Register

No Pattern Used 2011-001

photo
by: Novy

Review
Sewing Workshop San Francisco Coat Pattern

Sewing Workshop San Francisco Coat Pattern

Buy Now
Favorite Things Little Belle Skirts Pattern

Favorite Things Little Belle Skirts Pattern

Buy Now

Conditions of Use | Posting Guidelines | Privacy Policy | Shipping Rates | Returns & Refunds | Contact Us | About | New To PR | Advertising

Copyright © 2014 PatternReview.com® , OSATech, Inc. All rights reserved.