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

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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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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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Rolled Hems: Time to Get Out the Serger!

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Photo of ruffled Christmas skirt with three thread rolled hems

I wanted to make my granddaughter a cotton Christmas skirt full of ruffles. I already know the many ways to make ruffles. Previous blogs,  Don’t Get Ruffled, Get Ruffling: Gather Fabric Using a Serger, Specialty Sewing Machine Feet for Gathering Fabric, and How to Gather Fabric and Create Ruffles, have illustrated various ways to make ruffles. However, […]

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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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