100 Blogs

Cathy Ellsaesser How to, Monthly Events, Sewing blog, Sewing Blogger Tags: ,
gree chalkboard with blogging for 100 blogs

Well, we celebrate centennials, centuries, 100 episodes, etc., so why not celebrate Cathy the Blogger’s 100 blogs? We reached that milestone with our previous blog, What’s the Buzz? March Events at RMSV. Do you read our blogs? Well, since you’re reading this, we guess that means you do! For those of you who are new […]

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

Cathy Ellsaesser rocky mountain quilt craft and sewing festival, Sew Fun, sewing classes, Special Events Tags: , , , , ,

March brings us wind, snow, St. Patrick’s day, and a change to Day Light Savings time. It also brings us a slew of March events, classes and the opening of our event center at Rocky Mountain Sewing and Vacuum. We’re going to be really busy this month! Special March Events Sewing Revolution 2-day Event We’re […]

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Lovebirds Embroidery Design Just in Time for Valentine’s Day

Cathy Ellsaesser Crafts, embroidery, Embroidery Designs, Home decor', How to, pattern, ScanNCut, Thread Tags: , , ,

Ah, love is in the air, and, at Rocky Mountain Sewing and Vacuum, we sure love our customers! To celebrate Valentine’s day, we are pleased to provide you with a lovebirds embroidery design just right for Valentine’s Day. As with our Christmas collage, published in the blog on December 21, our graphic designer, Lani, provided […]

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What’s The Buzz: February Events at Rocky Mountain Sewing and Vacuum

Cathy Ellsaesser Applique, embroidery, Embroidery Designs, Monthly Events, OESD, quilting, sewing, sewing classes, sewing sales, Special Events Tags: , , , , , ,

February is a great month for those who love to sew. It’s cold and snowy out, so what better way to spend the day at one or more of our February events at RMSV . Super Sale Kicks Off February Events Ok, I’m from Louisiana and a New Orleans Saints fan, so you can probably […]

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Handi Quilter Event: The Basics, Tips and Tricks I Learned

Cathy Ellsaesser Handi Quilter, quilting, sewing classes, Special Events Tags: , , , , ,

I had a great time last weekend helping out at our Handi Quilter event at the Aurora store. Our students were able to work on the Handi Quilter Amara and were taught by Handi Quilter national educator,  Denise Best. I think all of our attendees had a good time and learned a lot from our instructor.  So, I […]

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Chenille Embellished Penguin

Cathy Ellsaesser Applique, embroidery, Embroidery Designs, Floriani, How to Tags: , , , , ,
Photo of completed chenille penguin

Back in November, we held an Embellish event at our Aurora store. The end product after three days of using ScanNCut DX1, Luminaires XP1 and various cutting tools, the students ended up with a cute little two -block wall hanging. One of the techniques, that I didn’t know about, was making “chenille” to use as […]

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