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

Embroidered Sibling Shirts

August 10, 2020By Emily ThompsonApparel, Baby, Embroidery, Tutorial 1 Comment

I love giving handmade baby gifts. A knit/crochet blanket, cute outfits and diaper covers are always so cute. Over the years I’ve also loved to make brother/sister sibling shirts when a new baby also has older siblings. I’ve sewn sibling shirts with felt, made them with heat transfer vinyl and today I’m going to show … Read More

Seaside Summer Solstice Sundress

June 20, 2020By Janice FergusonEmbroidery, Fashion, Garment 18 Comments

Celebrate the June 21st summer solstice, the official beginning of summer, by spending those extra daylight hours with your Brother sewing/embroidery machine. Stitch this seaside sundress and pick up a few tips about sewing with border prints and machine embroidery appliqué designs. With your Brother machine it’s easy, it’s fun, it’s perfect! Requirements Children’s Corner … Read More

Stylin Summer Shoes

May 28, 2020By Tabitha SewerEmbroidery, Fashion, Projects 1 Comment

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

An Irish Blessing Quilt

March 14, 2020By Janice FergusonEmbroidery 16 Comments

March is National Quilting Month! This string quilt is a perfect introduction to this classic needle art as well as a great project for veteran quilters ready to have some quick and easy fun. It will also make a dent in their scrap bag, always a worthy goal. March is also when St. Patrick’s Day … Read More

A Tea-Time Heart Happy Mat

February 7, 2020By Rebecca Kemp BrentEmbroidery, Home Decor, Projects 6 Comments

Finished Size: 12″ x 12″ There are two secrets to sewing beautiful, smooth curves: precise stitching and careful clipping. Using your embroidery machine to sew the curves guarantees perfectly stitched seams every time, and there’s a not-so-secret weapon – pinking shears – for ideal trimming and clipping. Practice on this heart-happy mat that’s big enough … Read More