Stylin Summer Shoes

Stylin Summer Shoes

May 28, 2020By Tabitha SewerEmbroidery, Fashion, Projects No Comments

Let’s make some shoes! This project is a great weekend project and easy to do. Materials Espadrille Kit (You can find these kits online) Embroidery file of any design you want on your shoe Embroidery Thread Beads (optional) Things To Know I didn’t want to give you instructions how to make shoes because the espadrille … Read More

Create Your Own Pillow Appliqué

Create Your Own Pillow Appliqué

May 27, 2020By Brother SewsAppliqué, Projects, Tutorial No Comments

See how the Luminaire Innov-îs XP1 and the ScanNCut DX Innov-îs Edition SDX225 come together to create a wonderful birthday cake pillow appliqué! Supplies: ScanNCut DX Innov-îs Edition SDX225, your color choice of fabrics, Luminaire Innov-îs XP1, High Tack Fabric Support Sheet, pillow case Step 1. On the Luminaire XP1, select Appliqué Embroidery Design (Category … Read More

All-American BBQ Table Runner

All-American BBQ Table Runner

May 21, 2020By Brother SewsProjects, Sewing 1 Comment

Get ready for the unofficial-official opening of summer with an All-American BBQ Table Runner! Materials Needed Precut 2.5-inch quilting fabrics Brother Sewing Machine: Pacesetter Brother thread Scissors Measuring tape Iron Instructions Tip: Iron each quilt block to align better. Step 1: Measure the table and the area you’d like to cover. Step 2: Choose the … Read More

DIY Beach Duster

DIY Beach Duster

May 6, 2020By Laura PiferApparel, Fashion, Garment 1 Comment

With warmer temperatures around the corner and hopefully some fun in the sun soon, I thought it would be fun to create a DIY Duster. This can be worn as a swimsuit cover up, robe, or even a part of your look. You can alter the length as you’d like and make in several fabrics. … Read More

Mother’s Day Handmade Flower Pots

Mother’s Day Handmade Flower Pots

May 5, 2020By Brother SewsHoliday, Home Decor, Projects No Comments

Spring into spring and create some colorful flower pots for Mom. Materials Needed 2 coordinating fabrics to fit your flower pot Brother Sewing Machine: Pacesetter Scissors Brother thread Measuring tape Iron Instructions Tip: Iron your fabrics before cutting for best results. Step 1: Measure around the top portion of your flower pot and mark it … Read More

A Buzzzy Bee T-Shirt Tutorial

A Buzzzy Bee T-Shirt Tutorial

April 27, 2020By Tabitha SewerApparel, Appliqué 3 Comments

Here is a fun quick project to celebrate our love of bees. Materials: Brother embroidery sewing machine (I used my Brother Stellaire XJ1) Black embroidery thread Yellow embroidery thread Off-White embroidery thread Embroidery stabilizer Marking tool Heavy weight fabric such as canvas Optional: Seam sealant Instructions: 1. Purchase a bee embroidery file of your choosing … Read More

Colorful Ric Rac Wallet

Colorful Ric Rac Wallet

April 17, 2020By Tabitha SewerAccessories, Projects, Sewing 3 Comments

I love using colorful ric rac ribbon to decorate projects! Check out this snazzy wallet I created! I hope you have fun making your own ric rac wallet too! Materials Clear vinyl Ric Rac White Thread Clover Clips Nonstick Sewing Foot Brother Sewing Machine Instructions 1. Cut 2 pieces of clear vinyl at 4 in … Read More

Adding Puffy Sleeves to a T-Shirt

Adding Puffy Sleeves to a T-Shirt

April 13, 2020By Jane MonzuresApparel, DIY, Fashion No Comments

Exaggerated sleeves are the new staple in fashion this year. So, if you’re looking for a way to update your wardrobe, this is a great trick to add puffy sleeves to an old shirt. You will need: Brother sewing machine (I used the Brother Pacesetter PS5234) Fitted t-shirt Coordinating fabric Pattern paper Ruler Scissors Straight … Read More

At Your Side: Cloth Mask Tutorial

At Your Side: Cloth Mask Tutorial

April 9, 2020By Laura PiferArticles, News, Projects 25 Comments

I’m hoping everyone is healthy and safe right now as we go through this time of uncertainty together. As you may know hospitals and medical clinics all around the world are running low on supplies. Some hospitals and healthcare facilities are reaching out to the public for help in sewing cloth face masks to help … Read More

Easy V Neckline T-shirt

Easy V Neckline T-shirt

April 8, 2020By Emily ThompsonApparel, Garment, Serger 1 Comment

I just love comfy tee’s, don’t you? And while I’ve sewn hundreds of t-shirts for my kids and myself, I’m still nervous about sewing a V neck t-shirt. All my confidence goes out the window when I think about trying to get that perfect point on the V. I’ve come up with a way to … Read More