Thanksgiving Cutwork Tea Towel With Hemstitching

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Photo of finished cutwork tea towel

In my last blog, Pillow Talk: Cording and Invisible Zippers, I used a piece of linen that had been embroidered with reverse cutwork. I usually use cutwork to make linen tea towels, so I thought I’d show you how I make those. With the holidays coming up, you can decorate your kitchen or bath with… continue reading »

Specialty Sewing Machine Feet for Gathering Fabric

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Photo of two specialty sewing machine feet for gathering fabric, the gathering foot and the ruffler

In my earlier blog, I described how to Gather Fabric and Create Ruffles using thread or elastic. These are tried and true methods of gathering fabric for creating fullness or making ruffles. However, there are special sewing machine feet for gathering fabric that can make that job even easier. Sewing Machine Feet for Gathering Fabric… continue reading »

It’s Party Time! Tech Party and Sew Fun This Month

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Tech Party teaser with company logos and photos of Handi Quilter, Dream Machine and PFAFF machine

The August calendar at Rocky Mountain Sewing and Vacuum is jammed-packed with events. The store managers and their staffs are busy planning both  the 10th annual Tech Party and the monthly Sew Fun. Tech Party What is a Tech Party? Well, get ready for some fun, as Rob shows us new designs, notions, accessories and… continue reading »

Simply MARVELous! Marvel Designs for Brother Embroidery Machines

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Look  at that bunch of characters! Rob and his staff have dressed up as super heroes to let you know that you can now purchase Marvel designs for Brother embroidery machines. Marvel Designs for Brother Embroidery Machines Marvel designs, available from iBroidery, feature the Avengers,  Guardians of the Galaxy, Kawaii Marvel Art, Marvel Superhero Adventures and Spiderman. Click on the icons below… continue reading »

PFAFF® Unveils the New Creative Icon Sewing and Embroidery Machine!

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teaser poster showing silhouette of sewing machine and notice that a new PFAFF Creative Icon is coming in Fall, 2017

The PFAFF® Creative Icon is  the most high-precision, high-performance sewing and embroidery machine the German-born brand has ever designed and engineered. It was unveiled on July 7, 2017 and will be released for sale October 2, 2017. The newest, most advanced, PFAFF Creative Icon combines the PFAFF legacy of high performance with all the best-in-class features… continue reading »

“Christmas in July” Sew Fun at Rocky Mountain Sewing and Vacuum

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I don’t know about you, but it seems like we JUST had our June Sew Fun sessions!  (Check out some of the great pictures posted on June 30 from the sessions on our Facebook Page). Time does fly when you are having “sew” much fun! Our Christmas in July Sew Fun events kick off at our Aurora store… continue reading »