What’s the Buzz: August Events at Rocky Mountain Sewing and Vacuum

by Cathy Ellsaesser, posted on

“Summertime, and the living is easy”. Not sure if the “fish are jumping” but there’s lots “jumping” at Rocky Mountain Sewing and Vacuum August events.

Anniversary Sale

Anniversary Sale  graphic for August Events

we’re kicking off August events with an Anniversary Sale!

All of us at Rocky Mountain Sewing and Vacuum want to thank you for a stellar 11th year in business! It’s time to celebrate with our annual Anniversary Sale! It’s happening now (August 1 – 3) at all of our stores.

You should have received your SALE postcard in the mail this week, but in case you haven’t, you can download the coupons. Remember, we will also have 0% interest financing available on ALL machines!*

OESD School of Embroidery

Graphic for OESD Spree Party in August Events

OESD has got it going on! What wonderful designs they have, and they really know how to share their knowledge and techniques. Join us at our Event Center for these special August events — a one-day Trunk Show August 15 or a two day Hands-on Embroidery event on August 16 & 17 — or both!

Trunk Show

This seminar is perfect for embroiderers of all skill levels and embroidery machine types.

Come ready to learn:

  • Essential embroidery techniques, including choosing the right stabilizer, hooping, placement
  • Exciting project techniques like free-standing lace, tiling scenes, applique, quilting and in-the-hoop projects
  • Tips to make your embroidery stress free, enjoyable and successful

For just $29.99, including lunch, get inspired by the beautiful embroidery samples and projects. Seminar is from 10:00 am until 4:00 pm. Doors open at 9:30 am. Click here to register.

Hands On Embroidery

Join us at our Event Center for this two day event, and learn skills and techniques to increase your embroidery expertise. Learn shaping, design placement, editing and other skills an techniques. Ensure your embroidery projects make the grade with all the new hints and tips on stabilizers.

What’s Included?

  • Exclusive OESD projects
  • Step-by-step color handouts for all projects
  • USB stick with all class project handouts and designs
  • Project kits for all 4 projects, including 4 spools of Isacord thread
  • Goody bag valued at over $300 filled with embroidery items and exclusive OESD design library with over 100 designs
  • Lunch and snacks

All of this for $149. Class hours are from 10 am until 4 pm each day. Doors open at 9:30 am. Click here to register.

Did You Know?

Logo for Embroidery Online website by OESD

We are an OESD partner store, and you can order and download designs online. So if want to see all the wonderful designs they have to offer and write up your wish list for the trunk show, check out our affiliate link to OESD’s designs (Embroidery Online) here. Of course you can buy and download designs from the website at anytime, including individual designs.

Sew Fun Discount Cards

Sew Fun membership card

Do you have one of our Discount Cards? If not, now’s the time to get one for half price ($34.99) which will enable you to purchase any notion or accessory at our store for 20% off the retail price for the remainer of 2019. In addition, the Discount Card allows you to attend our monthly Sew Fun sessions at no charge where you’ll always discover new ideas, patterns and notions that you didn’t even know you needed! Now you can purchase your Discount Card online, and it will be ready for you at the store on your next visit.

Sew Fun

Banner for August Sew Fun

As always, one of the highlights of our monthly events is Sew Fun. I’ll tell you more on some of the projects for August Sew Fun in a later blog. In the meantime, check out the pictures from July’s Sew Fun Show and Tell by clicking here.

Be sure to mark your calendar for the Sew Fun session that best suits your location and schedule.

Aurora: Tuesday: 08/20: 10a-12p or 2-4p or 6-8p
Littleton: Wednesday: 08/21: 10a-12p or 2-4p or 6-8p
Arvada: Thursday: 08/22: 10a-12p or 2-4p or 6-8p
Colorado Springs: Friday: 08/23: 1-3p or 5-7p

In Store Classes

We have a full slate of classes at each store for August. Beat the heat and spend a few hours with us to learn more about your sewing machine or work on a quilt or even a purse.

Photo of Cool cat pajama bag pattern

We’re also offering a class at the Event Center on August 24 featuring the Cool Cat pajama bag shown at Sew Fun in July. Click here for more information and to register.

We’re excited to be an certified Kimberbell store and are able to hold Kimberbell classes at our stores and of course, the Event Center. This month the Aurora store and the Colorado Springs store each have a class on August 9 featuring the latest Dealer-Exclusive Kimberbell design.

Photo of Kimberbell Grateful Heart Notebook cover for August events
Photo of Kimberbell Sweetest Equation Tea Towel in August Events

What’s New Party

What's New Party announcement

It’s not one of our August events this year, but don’t worry, our What’s New Party (formally known as Tech Party) will be held until September this year. More information on these parties at each store will be posted later, but in the meantime, mark your calendars and register for the event at your store now. There’s no charge for the the party, but we would appreciate your registering so we know how many to expect.

You’ll see first hand the new Brother 2020 lineup as well as the latest and greatest from Bernina, PFAFF, Janome and more.