Accessory Spotlight: Embroidery Template with Snowman Marker

November 26, 2020By Joanne BankoAccessories, Embroidery, Tutorial No Comments

There are many different ways to achieve perfect placement for embroidery projects. One of my favorite tried and true methods involves using templates printed from PE-DESIGN software with the special Snowman embroidery positioning marker added to the center point of the design. Since a template represents the actual life-size image of a design, I can … Read More

How to: M Hoop

October 22, 2020By Joanne BankoAccessories, Embroidery, Foot/Feet No Comments

Truly, there is a hoop for every task! Many specialty hoops are available, making embroidery faster and easier too. This quick tip shows how versatile the clam shell style “M” hoop is to use. Designed for tubular style Brother embroidery machines, clamp frame “M”, Part #PRCLPM1, mounts from the back of the machine, attaching to … Read More

DIY Halloween Face Masks

October 14, 2020By Laura PiferAccessories, Accessory, Appliqué, DIY, Embroidery, Holiday, Projects, ScanNCut, Sewing, Tutorial 1 Comment

With October just around the corner why not spook up the face masks with Halloween inspired designs. This is a good project to get the kids involved, and it’s made easy with the ScanNCut DX and CanvasWorkspace. My kids enjoyed making the faces from the templates and browsing  all the designs from the CanvasWorkspace.   … Read More

Free Design: Bobbin Work Tea Towel

September 11, 2020By Joanne BankoAccessories, Embroidery, Free Design of the Month, Projects, Sewing, Tips & Tricks, Tutorial 12 Comments

Nothing says late summer like a beautiful sunflower! The Brother Free Design of the Month for September is a sunflower motif with a light fill, ideal for embellishment on a tea towel. I chose a monochromatic color scheme, stitching the design in one of my favorite Brother embroidery thread colors, Light Brown #323. To me, … Read More

Accessory Spotlight: Recipe for T-shirts

September 4, 2020By Joanne BankoAccessories, Accessory, Appliqué, Fashion, Fonts, Quick Tip, Sewing, Tips & Tricks, Tutorial 2 Comments

T-shirt embroidery is an ever-popular topic! In fact, one of my August Stitching Sewcial posts features an embroidered T-shirt along with some links to additional T-shirt embroidery tips. I remembered yet another feature after my shirt was finished so I thought it would be helpful to share it with you. This tutorial features the Brother … Read More

Designer Inspired Velvet Pillow

August 31, 2020By Tabitha SewerAccessories, Accessory, Appliqué, DIY, Embroidery, Fashion, Home Decor, Projects, Sewing, Tutorial, Video 1 Comment

Some crafting projects around the house don’t require an extensive timeline or huge budget. There are small, inexpensive projects that can be done to elevate your home and create an impactful moment. Doing the DIY project yourself allows you to customize the outcome in the way that fits your personal style. We have a vintage … Read More

National Dog Day: Dog Collar and T-shirt Set

August 24, 2020By Joanne BankoAccessories, Accessory, Apparel, Appliqué, Costume, DIY, Embroidery, Events, Fashion, Free Design of the Month, Garment, Projects, Sewing, Tutorial 5 Comments

Did you know that August 26th is National Dog Day!?! We love our furry friends, don’t we? Why not use your Brother machine to create a custom collar for your dog and then create a coordinating T-shirt to wear for those leisurely walks with your dog? Everyone will want to know where “Mooch and Mooch’s … Read More