September Sew Fun at Rocky Mountain Sewing and Vacuum

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Holy Cow, it’s September Sew Fun already! I really wish time would slow down a little! I am sewing like crazy to get ready for October Sew Fun. In the meantime, our September Sew Fun presenter has completed her projects and has a lot to show you! Half Yard Bags and Purses This fantastic new […]

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

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Back to school! Those of you with kids at home might be sighing a sign of relief as the little ones head back to school. Maybe now you have a little more free time to yourself. If so, now’s the time to start thinking about making those special Christmas gifts for your family and friends. […]

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Don’t Throw in the Towel! Use It To Make A Tea Towel Apron

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Make a tea towel apron with this quick and easy pattern and instructions from Missouri Star Quilt Company. With the adjustable neck strap this apron is ideal for people of all sizes. Read on to see how cute you can make this simple apron by adding embroidery and a contrasting pocket. Tea Towel Apron Tea […]

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August Sew Fun at Rocky Mountain Sewing and Vacuum

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Can you believe it’s that time again? Time sure flies when you’re having fun! It’s already been a month since our last Sew Fun, and it’s time for the August Sew Fun sessions. Our Sew Fun presenter has some great projects to show you this week. Poppins Bag Wouldn’t you love a large zipper top […]

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The Fringe Element: Add Some 3-D Interest to Embroidery

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Several years ago I found some embroidery designs on Embroidery Library that had fringe as part of the design. I love the added dimension that it gives to certain designs, and wanted to try my hand at some of the designs. Since then, other embroidery designers, like OESD and Anita Goodesign have added fringed designs […]

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

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“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 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 […]

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Get It Together With a Folded Accessory Holder

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When we had the PFAFF event with Karen Charles back in May, she directed us in the making of three wonderful projects, one of which was a folded accessory holder. This holder is perfect for keeping your sewing area neat and tidy. It will help keep the important stuff at your finger tips while offering […]

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July Sew Fun at Rocky Mountain Sewing and Vacuum

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Summer is here! Can you feel it? Well if it’s getting too hot for you outside, attend one of our July Sew Fun sessions. Come in out of the heat to see some cool projects. I have some wonderful projects to share, along with some embellishment techniques, that I’m sure you’ll love. Dizzy Lizzy I […]

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It’s In the Bag! Allergy Sufferers, Get a Bagged Vacuum Cleaner!

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Achoo! It’s allergy season. Is your vacuum up to the task of removing those allergens from your home? Are you just introducing some of those particles back into the air of your home after vacuuming when you empty your vacuum? You might be doing just that if you’re using a bagless vacuum. If you’re really […]

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