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Minnie Mouse Birthday Play Set

Minnie Mouse Birthday Play Set

February 12, 2018By Janice FergusonDIY, Garment, Tutorial 14 Comments

See a different side of fashionista Minnie Mouse as she celebrates her 60th birthday. Her traditional wardrobe of white, black and red polka dots are made more contemporary in white, grey and hot pink with polka dots. This fun little outfit would be fun and comfortable for a trip to Disney World or Disneyland. THE … Read More

Sewing with Faux Fur: Part 1

Sewing with Faux Fur: Part 1

February 9, 2018By Laura PiferDIY, Fashion, Projects 6 Comments

The last time I worked with faux fur was a couple of years ago when I made a Chewbacca costume for my son. It was a learning experience working with this messy textile. Although it may require some additional steps, once you get the hang of it you will enjoy working with this material. Faux … Read More

Valentine’s Day Cupcake Toppers

Valentine’s Day Cupcake Toppers

February 4, 2018By Cindy HoganDIY, Holiday, Software 1 Comment

If you want to add a little extra to your Valentine’s Day celebration, these cupcake toppers are a quick and easy way to transform your cupcakes from boring to fun! They are perfect for a class party as well. Materials Needed: Simply Applique or BES 4 Dream Edition Software Felt Embroidery Thread Embroidery machine Tearaway … Read More

Football Table Runner

Football Table Runner

January 23, 2018By Emily ThompsonDIY, Home Decor, Projects No Comments

It’s almost time for the big game! You know what that means… Parties! I’m not a huge football watcher, but I do love a good football party, and today I have a fun football themed table runner tutorial to share that will “kick off” your party on the right foot!! This football table runner is … Read More

Part 1: Minnie Mouse Grab and Go Tote

Part 1: Minnie Mouse Grab and Go Tote

January 19, 2018By Joanne BankoDIY, Sewing, Tutorial 52 Comments

You can never have too many totes, especially when sewing is the theme for the design and decoration. This tote features Minnie at a sewing machine; it’s a design built into the Brother NS1750D. Cute, cute, cute! The 1750D is a versatile sewing and embroidery combination machine that proves that you can make magic with … Read More

THE Dream Machine 2

THE Dream Machine 2

January 17, 2018By Brother SewsArticles, Machines 1 Comment

When we created THE Dream Machine, our most advanced machine ever, few believed it could be surpassed. However, our visionary designers at Brother never stopped dreaming. Now, they bring you THE Dream Machine 2. Enhanced, fine-tuned and graced with refined new features to give serious enthusiasts, like you, an incomparable sewing, embroidery and quilting experience. … Read More

DIY: T-Shirt to Long Sleeve Raglan

DIY: T-Shirt to Long Sleeve Raglan

January 8, 2018By Laura PiferDIY, Garment, Projects 4 Comments

Hello fellow sewing community, Laura here from Trash to Couture. When I first learned to sew, my favorite projects were upcycling old clothing. I found it to be an easier and sustainable way to sew rather than starting from scratch every time. This project is a refashioned t-shirt raglan I initially designed for my kids … Read More

DIY Baby Gift Basket

DIY Baby Gift Basket

December 30, 2017By Laura PiferDIY, Embroidery, Projects 1 Comment

Hello Everyone, Laura here from Trash to Couture! One of my favorite things about sewing is creating handmade gifts. Anything from your child’s costume to a baby basket for your new niece like the one in this tutorial. I like to add embroidery to personalize each gift. The Brother SE1800 Sewing and Embroidery Machine makes … Read More

Entrepreneur Pro X PR1050X

Entrepreneur Pro X PR1050X

December 29, 2017By Brother SewsMachines, News No Comments

The Most Innovative 10-Needle Home and Small Business Embroidery Machine Take a closer look at the revolutionary Entrepreneur® Pro PR1050X, a highly powerful and efficient 10-needle embroidery machine, but with the ease-of-use and reliability that only Brother can provide. The PR1050X raises the bar within the industry for embroidery enthusiasts, crafters and home-based entrepreneurs. The … Read More

Custom Stitch D-Ring Belt

Custom Stitch D-Ring Belt

December 26, 2017By Laura PiferDIY, Garment, Sewing No Comments

Hello Everyone, Laura here from Trash to Couture! I recently started exploring the Custom Stitch Feature on my Brother SE1800 Sewing and Embroidery Machine. It’s another way as a designer to customize my projects and create my own decorative stitches. It takes a bit of practice and some testing but once you learn this feature … Read More