Creating Embroidered Yardage: Steampunk Parasol

May 12, 2017By Rebecca Kemp BrentCostume / Cosplay, Quilting, Sewing 2 Comments

When your fabric choices are limited, use the quilting designs available with Dream Motion Pro to embellish fabric yardage. The result is a custom-embroidered fabric perfect for creating a Victorian-inspired parasol or lots of other projects. Finished Parasol size: 48″ diameter Machines and Products Used THE Dream Motion™ PRO software THE Dream Fabric Frame THE … Read More

Putting Your Best (Quilting) Foot Forward

July 8, 2016By Rebecca Kemp BrentQuilting 4 Comments

One of my favorite features of any Brother machine I’ve owned (there have been and are, ahem, “several”) is the range of accessory feet included with the machine. That’s right: you don’t even have to make a separate purchase to start enjoying the benefits of specialty feet that make sewing, embroidery, and decorative stitching easier … Read More

My New Sewing BFF – My DFF

April 12, 2016By Rebecca Kemp BrentQuilting 8 Comments

Repeated cycles of washing and drying can cause shrinkage. This is true of clothing, and I think that’s happened to my house, too. After all these years of rain and sun, and my house seems to have shrunk (LOL). I mean, it seemed like quite a big house thirty years ago! I knew I’d never … Read More

Quilted Tote Bag on The Dream Fabric Frame

April 4, 2016By Rebecca Kemp BrentQuilting 3 Comments

Totes are always handy to use or give, and this quilted tote bag one makes a great showcase for quilting on THE Dream Fabric Frame. The fabric requirements are generous. Use the extra fabric for practice quilting or experimenting. Then, turn the scraps into an accessory pouch or keychain ornament. Finished size: 13 1/2″ x … Read More