Quick Tip – Sewing with Tiny Fonts

September 1, 2020By Joanne BankoMachines, Quick Tip, Sewing, Tips & Tricks, Tutorial 3 Comments

Tiny fonts are fun to sew! Built-in to many Brother sewing machine models and available in Brother software as well, these petite fonts are perfect for stitching sentiments in small spaces. Think about stitching signatures and important details on various projects, quilt labels, hidden messages in personalized gifts, name tags for family gear, dates on … Read More

Quilted Sewing Machine Mat

March 13, 2020By Joanne BankoMachines, Projects, Sewing 12 Comments

This quilted and appliquéd sewing machine mat is designed to enhance your crafting space and help keep small tools handy while you are sewing. In this project you’ll experience the joy of quilting perfectly spaced lines with the walking foot and quilt guide. Decorative stitches outline the pockets and add a custom touch to this … Read More

November Quick Tip

November 9, 2018By Joanne BankoDIY, Machines, Tips & Tricks 5 Comments

Time for another Brother Sews Quick Tip! Keep A Clean Machine Like many of you, I sew a lot, and sewing can be messy! Many fabrics tend to leave a lot of lint in both in “seen” and “unseen” places on your machine. In particular, I’m talking about the bobbin area known as the race, … Read More

Brother B2B 2018 Recap

August 17, 2018By Brother SewsArticles, Machines, News 5 Comments

Are you ready? That was the motivating question at the Brother Back to Business event in Orlando Florida last week as the sewing industry leader launched a bevy of new machines, accessories and software to a capacity crowd of dealers, vendors and staff. As the opening videos and dazzling lights entertained, the full house anxiously … Read More

Unboxing the Persona PRS100: Part 2

July 12, 2018By Angela WolfDIY, Machines, Unboxing No Comments

We have unboxed the Brother Persona PRS100 Embroidery Machine and now it’s time to set up and thread machine and thread it. You can watch Part 1 of the unboxing here. Note: It’s always good to read and follow all instructions included with the Persona before using. Tip: This machine is very heavy, make sure … Read More

Unboxing THE Dream Machine 2

June 20, 2018By Angela WolfDIY, Machines, Video 4 Comments

Have you recently purchased THE Dream Machine by Brother and are amazed at the size of the box? What could possibly take up that huge box?!? The sewing machine of course, but it also includes a lot of fabulous sewing, embroidery, and quilting accessories. In the video below, I will walk you through unboxing THE … Read More