Foot of the Month: Quick Quilted Holiday Table Runner

November 18, 2019By Joanne BankoEmbroidery, Foot of the Month, Holiday No Comments

Decorate your table for fall with this quick quilted table runner. With two complimentary fabrics and super simple construction, you may find yourself repeating this project for seasonal decorating throughout the year. To make this runner, we used our featured Foot of the Month, the MuVit™ Dual Feed foot with some special add-on accessories. Please … Read More

Autumn Inspired Harvest Time Pillow

October 21, 2019By Janice FergusonDIY, Holiday, Home Decor 8 Comments

Capture the beauty of this colorful season with a pillow created with the fabrics of fall. With the ever-popular burlap, a glorious autumn cotton print and a burlap rosette, memories of back-to-school, Halloween, and Thanksgivings past will linger even on the occasional gray days of November. Use any Brother sewing machine and some fabric to … Read More

Custom Halloween Candy Bag

October 11, 2019By Brother SewsCostume, DIY, Holiday No Comments

Need a spooky yet stylish trick or treat bag for Halloween? Well, here’s a fun project where you can create your very own candy bag for your little ghosts and goblins! Make one for all your little monsters! Supplies needed: Pins, Brother Sewing Machine, Fabric of your choosing Step 1. Cut out your pattern pieces … Read More

Earth Friendly Burlap Bag

April 15, 2019By Laura PiferDIY, Embroidery, Holiday 2 Comments

One of my favorite weekend activities to do when the weather warms up is to head to our local Farmers Market and shop for fresh produce and goodies. We love picking out fruit and vegetables for dinner that night. I, of course like to bring my handmade reusable bags like this denim one we did … Read More

Embroidered Wine Bag

February 8, 2019By Mister DomesticEmbroidery, Holiday, Projects 2 Comments

With Valentine’s Day quickly approaching, I know that I’m always looking for a unique, thoughtful, heartfelt gift to give those that I love. And when it comes to hand-made, I definitely like to add easy to the list of adjectives. So, this year, I decided to use the embroidery feature on Alfonso to create a … Read More

Say I Love You with Hearts & Flowers

January 25, 2019By Joanne BankoHoliday, Projects, Sewing 4 Comments

Looking for a custom gift that says ‘I Love You’ in a special way? Why not use your Brother embroidery machine to personalize a bouquet of flowers with custom crafted hearts. Design these hearts using pre-loaded appliqués found in the Brother BES Embroidery Lettering Software and combine with little “Love” sentiments from small fonts in … Read More

Angel in Lace Cloud

December 7, 2018By Janice FergusonDIY, Holiday, Projects 32 Comments

Angels are a common theme in needlework, legends, and philosophy. Featured here are two Christmas versions using a pieced technique. The first, an angel pillow with detailed instruction, is an open-ended pillow cover made from a linen hemstitched guest towel. Combined with heirloom lace, antique pearl buttons, and a heavenly machine embroidered angel from iBroidery.com, … Read More