August 2023: Picnic

It was a beautiful day in Colorado, which worked perfectly for a potluck at the picnic facility where member Jane lives. We had a comfortable size group, and all fit around one table.  We had hoped for several more to attend, but life got in the way, and they sent their regrets. The picnic included … Continue reading August 2023: Picnic

June 2023: Trims on Wheels

After a survey of our chapter membership, we decided to invite Luc Roelens from Trims on Wheels to our June chapter meeting.  Many of us had shopped with Trims on Wheels at local sewing festivals before the COVID pandemic.  After introductions of the types of sewing we each do, Luc showed us trims suitable for … Continue reading June 2023: Trims on Wheels

May 2023: Jack Makovsky

     For our May meeting, the Colorado chapter was fortunate to hear from Jack Makovsky. Jack is Executive VP Ralph’s Industrial Sewing and Board Member of Denver Design Incubator (DDI).  He was invited to speak about the state of sewing manufacturing in the State of Colorado, because Ralph’s supplies most of the sewing manufacturing equipment … Continue reading May 2023: Jack Makovsky

March 2023: Charity Sewing

The Colorado Chapter met in March to make receiving blankets for the Baby Boutique at the St. Joseph/National Jewish Hospital in Denver.  Enrollees in this program earn points by attending classes on having and caring for a baby.  These points are used to purchase items like the receiving blankets we made.  Our chapter made double-layer … Continue reading March 2023: Charity Sewing