More June Buzz: June Sew Fun and Quilt, Craft and Sewing Festival

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June just got busier! We are just wrapping up the one-day Anita Goodesign events at the store, and now it’s time for June Sew Fun. Then, after Sew Fun, we’ll be packing up stuff to take to Castle Rock for the Quilt, Craft and Sewing Festival, June 28 -20, 2018. Here’s a sneak peek at […]

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Put a Little Bling on Your Embroidery. The Brother Rhinestone Kit, Part 2.

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Rhinestone-embellished embroidery made with Brother Rhinestone Kit and ScanNCut

Is bling still a thing? I hope so, because I like the look of rhinestone-embellished embroidery.  I’ve run across a few designs here and there that incorporate rhinestones in their designs, but I want to make my own. Recently, Brother introduced an add-on feature to their ScanNCut Canvas application to design hot-fix rhinestone designs. With […]

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What’s Happening: A Lot! February Happenings at RMSV

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February Happenings at RMSV Rob sure keeps us busy! Here’s a look at February happenings at RMSV. We just wrapped up a very successful Floriani Quilting event held at our new Aurora store. Over 100 sewists took part to learn how to “quilt as you go” in the embroidery hoop. It was “sew much fun!” […]

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Don’t Get Ruffled, Get Ruffling: Gather Fabric Using a Serger

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Christmas skirt made by using serger to gather fabric

In a previous blog, Specialty Sewing Machine Feet for Gathering Fabric, I took some pictures and linked to a couple of videos of using special sewing machine feet to create gathers and ruffles.  In this blog, I will show you how to gather fabric using a serger. You’ve probably noticed that I use the words […]

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