bernette Sewing Machines from Bernina

Cathy Ellsaesser Bernina Sewing Machines, embroidery, quilting, Serger, sewing Tags: , , , , , ,

“ette” is often used to form nouns meaning a smaller form of something. For this blog, the something is Bernina Sewing Machines, and the “ette” is the line of bernette machines that we are proud to carry at Rocky Mountain Sewing and Vacuum. These small, but mighty, machines are feature-packed and perfect to take with you to […]

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Zen Bookmarks on Cork and Balsa

Cathy Ellsaesser Crafts, embroidery, Embroidery Designs, Fabric, How to, OESD, Sew Fun, sewing Tags: , , , , , ,
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Jon Caulkin is one of our customers at Arvada, and he stitches out the most amazing embroidery designs on balsa wood. If you haven’t seen his work, click here to be amazed. I am so impressed with his work, and I want to embroider on balsa wood, too! So I thought that the Zen Bookmarks […]

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Brother Luminaire XP2 : Light Years Beyond

Cathy Ellsaesser Brother Sewing Machines, embroidery, Embroidery Designs, New, quilting, sewing, sewing classes Tags: , , , , , , , , , , ,

Sometimes it’s hard to imagine how something that seems perfect can be improved! Well, the engineers at Brother have succeeded making perfect better with the new Brother Luminaire XP2. Sewing technology has just gone from light years ahead to light years beyond. Brilliant new quilting innovations and app based features available from your mobile devices, […]

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Passport to Sewing

Cathy Ellsaesser Fashion, Pfaff Sewing Machines, quilting, sewing, sewing sales Tags: , , , , , , , ,
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Imagine a sewing machine compact enough to whisk away to a sewing class, or fit in your bookshelf. Now, imagine this same machine is chock-full of features designed to meet the high demands of the PFAFF® sewer. The PFAFF® passport™ 3.0 is specially designed for small spaces, as well as going places such as classes, […]

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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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January Sew Fun

Cathy Ellsaesser Crafts, embroidery, Fashion, Home decor', Notions, pattern, quilting, Sew Fun, sewing Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , ,

We are kicking off the new year with something we have never done before. For our January Sew Fun sessions, join us for a special spotlight on four different designers. Not only will we have many samples from the designers, we’ll also have some samples stitched out by our presenter as well. Sew Kind of […]

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

Cathy Ellsaesser Bernina Sewing Machines, Crafts, embroidery, Kimberbell, Monthly Events, Serger, Sew Fun, sewing, sewing classes, Special Events Tags: , , , , , ,
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Happy New Year! How about learning a new skill for the New Year? one of our January events can help you with that! Let’s Get Organized! January will kick off our monthly “Let’s Get Organized” challenge. Stay tuned for the details in a blog I’ll post on January 7. This month’s challenge is fabric organization! […]

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Holiday Wreath from OESD

Cathy Ellsaesser Applique, Crafts, embroidery, Home decor', How to, OESD, ScanNCut, sewing Tags: , , , ,
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How about a cute embroidered Holiday Wreath for your Christmas decor? One of the designs released by OESD in November was Free Standing Holiday Wreaths. (Check out a special offer on OESD designs at the end of this blog.) This freestanding collection puts a fun twist on a holiday decorating staple. With 8 different festive […]

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