DIY Bicycle Bag

May 7, 2018By Janice FergusonDIY, Quilting, Sewing 12 Comments

Hurrah! It’s National Bike Month! Let’s celebrate the way we like best—sewing and creating with THE Dream Machine by Brother or another Brother combo machine with 5×7 frame. Let’s celebrate all that fun, healthy, outdoor cycling with this handy bike bag. Embellish it with a scenic bike design from iBroidery.com and learn to convert it … Read More

Elegant Embroidered Table Linens

April 30, 2018By Janice FergusonDIY, Embroidery, Home Decor 22 Comments

The foundation for a special occasion table is the linens. Combining purchased linens with THE Dream Machine (or any other Brother embroidery machine with 5×7 frame), you can create a uniquely luxurious tablescape. The designs used on these linens are built-in on THE Dream Machine and are also available at www.iBroidery.com. So many designs on … Read More

Quilted Foot Warmer

March 12, 2018By Janice FergusonDIY, Projects, Quilting 19 Comments

Often on those cold winter nights, your feet get cold, even while snug under the blankets. A quilted foot warmer, lying just across the foot of the bed, is just the ticket for a cozy night’s sleep. With this beautiful in design on THE Dream Machine, a colorful print and a few other touches, your … Read More

Minnie Mouse Birthday Play Set

February 12, 2018By Janice FergusonDIY, Garment, Tutorial 14 Comments

See a different side of fashionista Minnie Mouse as she celebrates her 60th birthday. Her traditional wardrobe of white, black and red polka dots are made more contemporary in white, grey and hot pink with polka dots. This fun little outfit would be fun and comfortable for a trip to Disney World or Disneyland. THE … Read More

Magic Cookie Bag

December 3, 2017By Janice FergusonDIY, Holiday, Projects 8 Comments

Convince Santa that you are nice, not naughty, with cookies baked just for him! This magical gift bag holds a bribe for Santa and a poem that will bring a smile. Or make goodies for your child’s teacher, a neighbor or a friend. The magic comes when the bag is quickly transformed into a holiday … Read More

A Two Holiday Reversible Fall Jumper

October 24, 2017By Janice FergusonDIY, Garment, Projects 14 Comments

One garment for two fall holidays! This easy reversible A-line jumper features Halloween designs on one side and Thanksgiving on the other.The easy lining/reversing technique requires only 4” of handsewing. This might be one of your favorite patterns! Requirements: Fabric: Black pique’, brown pique’ (yardage according to size), orange gingham 3/8 yd. for hemline border … Read More

Fun to Make Oilcloth Lunch Bag

October 20, 2017By Janice FergusonDIY, Projects, Sewing 4 Comments

Who wouldn’t want to carry lunch in this jaunty, reusable oilcloth bag? It’s easy to make, easy to use and eliminates the waste of a brown paper bag every day. Make that noon meal a bright occasion. Requirements: Oilcloth 14″ x 30” Zig zag rotary cutter SM1738D sewing machine Pencil Directions: Cut oilcloth 14” x … Read More

Cruz Ramirez Tutu Skirt and Tee

August 30, 2017By Janice FergusonEmbroidery, Garment, Sewing 8 Comments

As Disney/Pixar’s movie Cars 3 raced through theaters across the nation this summer, iBroidery.com has a dozen roaring designs waiting for you.  With so many macho characters, Cruz Ramirez is truly the rising star of gender equality in the racing world! Fabric tutu skirts are all the rage with younger girls.  I’ve heard of birthday … Read More

His and Hers Appliqué Mickey & Minnie Roadsters

May 31, 2017By Janice FergusonAppliqué, Embroidery, Sewing, Tips & Tricks 23 Comments

Kids of all ages will love the very detailed and delightful embroidery designs in Disney’s Mickey Roadster collection. And it’s not just for the boys. Minnie is racing in the fast lane just like Mickey! With your Disney embroidery machine you can stitch roadster fun on garments, backpacks or one-of-a-kind brother/sister outfits like these little … Read More

Beauty and the Beast Spa Wrap

March 17, 2017By Janice FergusonEmbroidery, Sewing, Tutorial 14 Comments

Pamper your little beauty with this fanciful but useful spa wrap. Embellished with one of Disney’s NEW Beauty and the Beast designs from iBroidery.com and constructed on my Brother Dream Machine® Innov-ís XV8500D, it is a fun and easy project. My granddaughter loves hers for a beach cover up and for after shower. What a … Read More

Pete’s Dragon Sleepover Set – Part 1

February 15, 2017By Janice FergusonEmbroidery 16 Comments

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

Moana Embroidered Dress and Key Chains

November 23, 2016By Janice FergusonEmbroidery, Sewing 17 Comments

Use your Brother Dream Machine to celebrate Girl Power with machine embroidery designs from Moana, the new Disney movie. Girls of all ages will be inspired and empowered by the princess/heroine from this new Disney movie. Why not host a movie outing for your youngster and her friends. The little hostess will be wearing this … Read More

Wash Me – Personalized Laundry Bag

November 18, 2016By Janice FergusonEmbroidery, Sewing 24 Comments

Your favorite Disney fan will have fun keeping his room tidy with this motivational laundry bag. Just fire up your Brother embroidery machine and download Disney’s Character Alphabet at iBroidery.com. With this kid-appealing, personalized sack, it is more likely that you will find dirty clothes sacked here instead of loose on the floor. Your youngster … Read More