Get Sew Organized April Challenge: Stabilizers

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Are you busy cleaning out drawers, organizing your house, doing your Spring cleaning in April in the midst of all this madness? Are you organizing your sewing spaces? Ready for April’s challenge, Stabilizer Organization? My gracious, there are so many kinds of stabilizers, one for every need. How do you keep them tidy? How do […]

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Embroidery Fun with OESD Designs

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I just love OESD designs. They create wonderful, creative designs, and I have stitched out several of their free standing lace designs and even blogged about a few: Let’s Build a Snowman: Freestanding Embroidered Snowman from OESD and Christmas Napkins with Lace Corners For Your Holiday Table and Holiday Wreath from OESD. Lately, though, I’ve […]

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Get Sew Organized March Challenge: Workspace

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Does this look familiar? Can’t use your cutting table because of all the clutter on it? If so, the “Get Sew Organized” March challenge is for you. Let’s do some workspace organization! The dictionary defines “workspace” as “space used or required for one’s work, as in an office or home.” For the purposes for the […]

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What’s The Buzz: March Happenings at Rocky Mountain Sewing and Vacuum

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Buckle up, buttercup! We have a full slate of March events and classes scheduled. It’s going to be busy! Special March Events Embellish Outside the Lines Three days of sewing fun await you March 5-7 at our Event Center. Are you a Flamigo fan or a Llama lover? Well, take your pick. Combine traditional embroidery […]

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February Sew Fun At Rocky Mountain Sewing and Vacuum

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I’m back this week as the February Sew Fun presenter, and tried to whip up some interesting projects for you to see. I tried a new new techniques for me, and am pretty happy with the results. I hope you can come to one of our February Sew Fun sessions and check them out. Glorious […]

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Get Sew Organized February Challenge: Thread

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Bubba Gump may have different types of shrimp, but let’s talk about thread! You’ve got embroidery thread, quilting thread, sewing thread, serger thread, bobbin thread, invisible thread, metallic thread, fusible thread, wash away thread, solar-active thread, glow-in-the -dark thread, variegated thread, heavy-duty thread, and micro thread. You’ve got thread from Floriani, thread from Embellish, thread […]

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

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Love is in the air, and we think you are going to love our February events and sewing classes at Rocky Mountain Sewing and Vacuum! PFAFF Lecture/Demo The PFAFF Creative Icon is indeed an “icon” in the sewing and embroidery field. If you’re not familiar with this wonderful machine, find out all the details in […]

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Totally Unique: Sewing Furniture Made-to-Order

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Ready to have your own sewing “she cave”? Want quality, solid wood cabinetry in it? Want cabinets and tables built to fit perfectly in your sewing space? If so, you really need to check out Unique Sewing Furniture. Unique Sewing Furniture is designed and built with three goals in mind: first to be functional second […]

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Kimberbell

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Don’t you just love Kimberbell embroidery designs? We sure do, and we’re proud to be a certified shop for Kimberbell classes. Nancy T. attended the Kimberbell Academy, and now Rocky Mountain Sewing and Vacuum gets to offer project classes with designs exclusive for shops that are Kimberbell certified. Kimberbell Designs has been designing projects for […]

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