Order Up! How to Sew a Waxed Canvas Lunch Bag

Order Up! How to Sew a Waxed Canvas Lunch Bag

Have you seen some of the cool items sewn with waxed canvas? Tote bags, zippered bags, grocery bags, lunch bags, just to name a few! Waxed canvas is just that, canvas fabric finished with a wax finish. The fabric is very stiff and comes in a variety of colors. Now here comes the fun part! … Read More

Catching Critters! A Fun DIY Bug Bag

Catching Critters! A Fun DIY Bug Bag

You can’t beat bug hunting for kids’ summer fun. Make this bag with your Brother embroidery machine and they will be kept busy prowling the bushes and grass. Whether the prey be creepy crawlies or fireflies, the adventure is a child’s version of a jungle safari. But where to put the catch? This fiberglass screen … Read More

Video Sew-A-Long: Manicure Bag Part 5 – Finishing up

Video Sew-A-Long: Manicure Bag Part 5 – Finishing up

Part 5: Finishing up the Manicure Bag Welcome to part 5 of the Manicure Bag Sew-A-Long! We’re almost finished! In this final chapter, I’ll demonstrate how to insert an exposed zipper. Depending on the width of your zipper, you might be able to use a standard J-foot. Otherwise, a zipper foot will be needed. The … Read More

Video Sew-A-Long: Manicure Bag Part 4

Video Sew-A-Long: Manicure Bag Part 4

Part 4: Decorative Stitching Welcome to part 4 of the Nail Bag Sew-A-Long! In the first three parts we have assembled the bag, inserted the elastic, learned how to sew in the metal zippers and how to work with vinyl. Now we’re up to Decorative Stitching. This is the fun part! Whatever decorative stitches you … Read More

Video Sew-A-Long: Manicure Bag Part 3

Video Sew-A-Long: Manicure Bag Part 3

Part 3: Inserting Zippers and Working with Clear Vinyl Welcome to Part Three of the Nail Bag Sew-A-Long! In this lesson we’ll finish the other side of the inside of the bag. Inserting zippers onto clear vinyl and creating pouches for the nail files – even cotton balls will fit into these see-thru areas. Supplies … Read More

Video Sew-A-Long: Manicure Bag Part 2

Video Sew-A-Long: Manicure Bag Part 2

Part 2: Preparing one side of the inside of the bag – Sewing the Pouch for the Nail Polish Welcome to Part Two of the Nail Bag Sew-A-Long! This video will cover sewing one side on the inside of the bag. We will go over how to prepare the elastic casing and then insert the … Read More

Video Sew-A-Long: Manicure Bag with Angela Wolf Pt. 1

Video Sew-A-Long: Manicure Bag with Angela Wolf Pt. 1

Welcome to Stitching Sewcial’s very first Sew-A-Long! Follow along as Angela Wolf shows us all how to make a multi-pocketed and zippered bag that she uses for her manicure supplies, perfect for travel! Part 1 – Manicure Bag Sew-A-Long Machine: Angela uses THE Dream Machine XV8500D to construct her bag. You will need to have … Read More

Quick Tip: Sewing Vinyl with a Non-Stick Foot

Quick Tip: Sewing Vinyl with a Non-Stick Foot

Looking for more information on the Non-Stick Foot? Take a look at the Video Sew-A-Long: Manicure Bag with Angela Wolf. In Part 3: Inserting Zippers and Working with Clear Vinyl, Angela takes the fear out of sewing on clear vinyl! Part 3: Inserting Zippers and Working with Clear Vinyl Welcome to Part Three of the … Read More

National Sewing Machine Day 2018

National Sewing Machine Day 2018

In honor of National Sewing Machine Day, we acknowledge a machine that helps to take our creativity to new levels. Here we have a device that sews, embroiders and even quilts, on all sorts of fabrics and with all kinds of stitches. On this memorable day, we gathered together and asked several of our Brother … Read More

Sewing Tutorial: How to Sew an Easter Basket

Sewing Tutorial: How to Sew an Easter Basket

Materials and Supplies Machine Used: THE Dream Machine® or use any Brother Sewing and Embroidery machine with 4×4 or larger embroidery area Felt Fabric Color 1 Felt Fabric Color 2 SA5810 Medium-weight Tear Away Stabilizer or SA5929 Heavy-weight Cut Away Stabilizer (I used cut away.) Fusible fleece Peltex® 71F Single-Sided Fusible Ultra Firm Stabilizer Embroidery … Read More

Pete’s Dragon Sleepover Set – Part 1

Pete’s Dragon Sleepover Set – Part 1

Delight your favorite youngster with a unique Disney Pete’s Dragon sleepover set. Download designs from iBroidery.com, load them into your Brother Embroidery Machine and you can whip this up. Ready for the overnighter, he (or she) will arrive clad in comfy shorts and shirt embroidered with the newly awesome and assertive Elliot. Imagining that he … Read More

Positioning Embroidered Metallic Letters

Positioning Embroidered Metallic Letters

Positioning Embroidered Metallic Letters with Brother Innoveye® 2 Technology and Droplight™ LED Embroidery Positioning Marker Machine: THE Dream Machine Features: Built-in Embroidery Features: Letters Size Adjustment Rotation Droplight™ LED Embroidery Positioning Marker Innoveye® 2 Technology Supplies Needed: Brother Metallic thread Standard bobbin thread #14 Denim Jean Needle Tailors Chalk Adhesive tear-away stabilizer or medium weight … Read More