Creating Layered Adhesive Vinyl is so much easier when you have BES 4 Power Pack 2, Cutting tools. The software will automatically add alignment marks and weeding squares around each color when you choose Layering Alignment. When used in combination with Separate Layer, the layers are separated by color and saved as individual files all … Read More
Brother Sews Ambassador Cindy Hogan presents the latest BES 4 Video TutoriaL: Bring on the Bling! Creating Rhinestone Templates Power Pack 2 adds the ability to create Rhinestone design templates to cut with the ScanNCut machines. One of the things I love about creating the Rhinestone templates in BES 4 is that I can create … Read More
Make stylish and adorable cork cuffs to complete your summer look with this easy embroidery tutorial. I love embroidery because the machine does all the work for you! You can add any design or words to your cuffs to make a personalized summer accessory. Perfect for teens and their friends. Supplies: Brother NS1150E Embroidery Machine … Read More
This is the second in a series of blog post highlighting the functions that Power Pack 2 add to the BES 4 program. If you love creating Word Collages for embroidery, you can now create coordinating Word Collages for Heat Transfer Vinyl (HTV) and Pressure Sensitive Adhesive Vinyl (PSV) in the BES 4 program. This … Read More
Brother Sews Ambassador Cindy Hogan presents the latest BES 4 Video TutoriaL: Text as Artwork I recently created some videos on BES 4 Power Pack 2 for Brother. I am going to highlight these videos in blog posts so you can learn to love Power Pack 2 with me. BES4 Power Pack 2 opens the … Read More
Brother Sews Ambassador Angela Wolf shows off a quick tip for sewing stretch denim with her Brother Sewing machine. With a few steps, Angela picks a decorative stitch and adds it to her favorite fabric. Try this today!
Brother Sews Ambassador Angela Wolf shows how to group embroidery designs on your Brother sewing machine. Whether you are grouping text, images or designs, this step allows you to either group all designs or only several, and move them to the precise spot on your hoop. What will you create today?
This is the second post for creating you own fabric (Here is Part 1). The first walked you through creating two of the fabrics that I used in the project. This video will walk you through the last two fabrics. The first fabric uses a bit of a different technique. The last part of the … Read More
Brother Sews Ambassador Angela Wolf shows a great way to thread bobbin.
I am stepping out of my software box and focusing on a machine technique with this two-part video blog. I love the 2500 Design Collection that came with the Brother Luminaire XP1 machine. In it there are small designs that you can combine to make your own textured fabric. This is a fun and super … Read More
I love my Brother Simplicity SB3734T serger sewing machine… I mean I really, really love it! If I had to choose one machine that one would be my pick. I know it can’t do everything, but it can really do so much. Over the years I have developed a system to easily and efficiently finish … Read More
Brother Sews Quick Tip! Brother Sews Ambassador Angela Wolf is back with another Brother Sews Quick Tip. When using a loose weave fabric, insert clear elastic into your fabric with your sewing machine or serger. Watch as Angela walks you through the steps. In this example, for a knit, Angela uses a zig zag stitch … Read More
Do you have a shank button and wonder what buttonhole to choose? If you scan through the buttonholes on your machine, you might see what is called a “Key-Hole” buttonhole. The shape of the buttonhole has a semi-circle at the end, resembling an actual keyhole. I use this buttonhole for decoration on jackets and it … Read More
You might have noticed the new Buttonhole Foot on the Brother Luminaire XP1 looks a little different than past models like ones on THE Dream Machine and the Dream Weaver series. The new buttonhole foot is metal, a little longer, and has room for larger buttonholes. You can still sew a beautiful buttonhole, but now … Read More
Need a last second holiday decoration? Watch as Brother Sews Specialist Emily Thompson creates a festive glitter star garland with the help of her ScanNCut DX Innov-ís Edition SDX225 and her Innov-ís NS1750D Combination Sewing & Embroidery machine. Happy Holidays!
How to set up the portable thread rack on the Luminaire Innov-ís XP1. Need to add multiple spools of thread or even larger ones? The Brother Luminaire Innov-ís XP1 has the ability to turn the top of the machine into a portable thread rack! Gone are the days of removing the top lid and setting … Read More
Create fun, sporty leggings with the help of the Brother Simplicity SB3734T in this fun follow along video with Brother Sews Ambassador Emily Thompson from Life Sew Savory.
Are you ready? In this fun unboxing video, Brother Sews Specialist Angela Wolf unboxes the latest machine from Brother, the Luminaire Innov-ís XP1. Here, Angela opens and presents all the hoops, feet and accessories and gets the machine set up and running. The Luminaire Innov-ís XP1 brilliantly empowers your creativity through innovative uses of beaming … Read More