Quiltbroidery Tips & Tricks, Part 2

March 4, 2021By Rebecca Kemp BrentEmbroidery, Quilting No Comments

~Rebecca Kemp Brent, Brother Sews Ambassador   For more on the basics of patchwork crafting and quilting, check out the following links:  https://www.brother-usa.com/home/patchwork-quilt https://www.brother-usa.com/home/how-to-make-a-quilt Stop! Did you see Part 1? Check it out here: http://blog.brothersews.com/quilting/quiltbroidery-tips-tricks-part-1/ Welcome back to our discussion of Quiltbroidery, that fertile land where hooped machine embroidery and quilting come together to make … Read More

Quiltbroidery Tips & Tricks, Part 1

February 14, 2021By Rebecca Kemp BrentEmbroidery, Quilting 7 Comments

~ Rebecca Kemp Brent, Brother Sews Ambassador   February is National Embroidery Month, and March celebrates quilting. What better way to enjoy them both than a bit of Quiltbroidery?   What is Quiltbroidery? Quiltbroidery lies at the intersection of quilting (including piecing and appliqué) and machine embroidery. It ranges from stitching machine-embroidery designs on patchwork … Read More

Valentine’s Day Dynamic Duo

January 27, 2020By Mister DomesticProjects, Quilting, Tutorial 2 Comments

Valentine’s Day is right around the corner. Yaaay! And while I show love all year long, one of my favorite things is to create neato projects and inspire others to go the handmade route. And whether you make this project for yourself or someone else, the technique behind this dynamic duo is sure to dazzle-dazzle. … Read More

Fun Doll Quilt

August 29, 2018By Emily ThompsonDIY, Projects, Quilting 2 Comments

Lately, I’ve been a bit obsessed with my ScanNCut, and I found this cute little doll quilt that turned out to be a fun sewing project. The ScanNCut helps with the fabric cutting and, in a short time, I completed the project. And along with my Brother NS1750D, I also tried some free motion quilting … Read More

DIY Bicycle Bag

May 7, 2018By Janice FergusonDIY, Quilting, Sewing 17 Comments

Hurrah! It’s National Bike Month! Let’s celebrate the way we like best—sewing and creating with THE Dream Machine by Brother or another Brother combo machine with 5×7 frame. Let’s celebrate all that fun, healthy, outdoor cycling with this handy bike bag. Embellish it with a scenic bike design from iBroidery.com and learn to convert it … Read More

Quilted Foot Warmer

March 12, 2018By Janice FergusonDIY, Projects, Quilting 20 Comments

Often on those cold winter nights, your feet get cold, even while snug under the blankets. A quilted foot warmer, lying just across the foot of the bed, is just the ticket for a cozy night’s sleep. With this beautiful in design on THE Dream Machine, a colorful print and a few other touches, your … Read More