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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We’re Baaack! (on Monday)

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Open door with balloons coming out.

We are so excited to announce that we’ll be reopening on Monday, May 11th. For now, our store hours will be M-F, 10am-5pm . Our stores have been closed for 7 weeks. March and April Sew Fun sessions were recorded but, not “before a live studio audience.” We put a ton of product online, and […]

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

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March brings us wind, snow, St. Patrick’s day, and a change to Day Light Savings time. It also brings us a slew of March events, classes and the opening of our event center at Rocky Mountain Sewing and Vacuum. We’re going to be really busy this month! Special March Events Sewing Revolution 2-day Event We’re […]

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Quick Quilting: Pre-Cut Fabric

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How many hours do you spend cutting fabric for quilts? How much time do you spend picking out and buying fabrics that go together? If the answer is “a lot”, then consider pre-cut fabric! So what are pre-cuts? If you are relatively new to the world of quilting, then you are in for a treat. […]

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Make 8 Half-square Triangles Using 2 Fabric Squares

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Photo of block made with half-square triangles

One of my UFOs is a quilt with different scenes from Alaska. Each block has a different quilting block as feature, along with an appliqué. The block for the bear has sixteen 1¼” finished (1¾” unfinished) squares made from half-square triangles. Now, I am really new to piece quilting, so tricks and hacks that make […]

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PFAFF Performance Icon is Here!

Cathy Ellsaesser Fashion, Pfaff Sewing Machines, quilting, sewing Tags: , , , , ,
photo of Pfaff Performance icon with quilt

First it was the Creative Icon, and now PFAFF has introduced the Performance Icon for the sewing enthusiast. The PFAFF Performance Icon sewing machine represents everything you’ve come to value from PFAFF. This machine provides a comprehensive and innovative sewing experience that truly delivers to your highest expectations. PFAFF Performance Icon Features Huge Multi-Touch Screen with […]

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Bernina Q20 Long Arm Flash Event, April 26

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BERNINA Q20 Freemotion Sit Down Quilting

Thinking about purchasing a long arm quilting machine? Have you taken a look at the Bernina Q series? These long arm machines are simple enough for the beginning quilter, yet robust enough for the professional. On April 26, 2018 at our Aurora store, you can use the BERNINA Q20 sit down machine in a three […]

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Introducing: Janome Sewing Machines

Cathy Ellsaesser embroidery, Fashion, Janome Sewing Machines, New, quilting, sewing Tags: , , , , ,
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We are proud to announce that we have added another brand of sewing and embroidery machines to our line-up. Introducing, Janome sewing machines! These machines are available at our Aurora and Colorado Springs stores. Janome’s origins started in the United States as “New Home” but they are now manufactured in Japan under the name Janome. […]

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