May Sew Fun at RMSV

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I’m waiting on the May flowers that the April showers are supposed to bring. But first, it has to quit snowing! Despite the recent snows, a sure sign spring is in the air, is the beautiful spring colors our Sew Fun presenter has incorporated into some of her projects for May Sew Fun. Whether you […]

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What’t the Buzz: May Events at Rocky Mountain Sewing and Vacuum

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Golly, our event center was really hopping in April! Check out a couple short video montages from the All Stars with Angela Wolf and the OESD Spree Party. I just love the event center, and I think the folks who have attended one or more of our events there will agree. The layout and facilities […]

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

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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

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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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Piece by Piece: The Beauty of Paper Piecing With the Add a Quarter Ruler

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Back at the July Sew Fun, Lisa demonstrated paper piecing using the “Add a Quarter” ruler. There is a block in the Alaska quilt I am making that suggests using paper piecing. So, I thought I’d try that technique, use the ruler, and write about it. The idea behind paper piecing is that you can […]

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The Brother Luminaire XP1: Part 2 Embroidery and My Design Center

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In my previous blog, The Brother Luminaire. Part 1: Light Years Ahead, I showed you some of the new features of the Brother Luminaire XP1. These included the new StitchVision technology and Innoveye improvements. Now, I want to take you on a tour of the My Design Center and embroidery improvements. My Design Center The enhanced […]

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