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A Buzzzy Bee T-Shirt Tutorial

A Buzzzy Bee T-Shirt Tutorial

April 27, 2020By Tabitha SewerApparel, Appliqué 3 Comments

Here is a fun quick project to celebrate our love of bees. Materials: Brother embroidery sewing machine (I used my Brother Stellaire XJ1) Black embroidery thread Yellow embroidery thread Off-White embroidery thread Embroidery stabilizer Marking tool Heavy weight fabric such as canvas Optional: Seam sealant Instructions: 1. Purchase a bee embroidery file of your choosing … Read More

Colorful Ric Rac Wallet

Colorful Ric Rac Wallet

April 17, 2020By Tabitha SewerAccessories, Projects, Sewing 3 Comments

I love using colorful ric rac ribbon to decorate projects! Check out this snazzy wallet I created! I hope you have fun making your own ric rac wallet too! Materials Clear vinyl Ric Rac White Thread Clover Clips Nonstick Sewing Foot Brother Sewing Machine Instructions 1. Cut 2 pieces of clear vinyl at 4 in … Read More

Adding Puffy Sleeves to a T-Shirt

Adding Puffy Sleeves to a T-Shirt

April 13, 2020By Jane ClaussApparel, DIY, Fashion No Comments

Exaggerated sleeves are the new staple in fashion this year. So, if you’re looking for a way to update your wardrobe, this is a great trick to add puffy sleeves to an old shirt. You will need: Brother sewing machine (I used the Brother Pacesetter PS5234) Fitted t-shirt Coordinating fabric Pattern paper Ruler Scissors Straight … Read More

At Your Side: Cloth Mask Tutorial

At Your Side: Cloth Mask Tutorial

April 9, 2020By Laura PiferArticles, News, Projects 25 Comments

I’m hoping everyone is healthy and safe right now as we go through this time of uncertainty together. As you may know hospitals and medical clinics all around the world are running low on supplies. Some hospitals and healthcare facilities are reaching out to the public for help in sewing cloth face masks to help … Read More

Easy V Neckline T-shirt

Easy V Neckline T-shirt

April 8, 2020By Emily ThompsonApparel, Garment, Serger 1 Comment

I just love comfy tee’s, don’t you? And while I’ve sewn hundreds of t-shirts for my kids and myself, I’m still nervous about sewing a V neck t-shirt. All my confidence goes out the window when I think about trying to get that perfect point on the V. I’ve come up with a way to … Read More

An Irish Blessing Quilt

An Irish Blessing Quilt

March 14, 2020By Janice FergusonEmbroidery 16 Comments

March is National Quilting Month! This string quilt is a perfect introduction to this classic needle art as well as a great project for veteran quilters ready to have some quick and easy fun. It will also make a dent in their scrap bag, always a worthy goal. March is also when St. Patrick’s Day … Read More

Quilted Sewing Machine Mat

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

Stylin’ Heart Inspired Apron

Stylin’ Heart Inspired Apron

February 29, 2020By Tabitha SewerGarment, ScanNCut, Sewing No Comments

Hi all, I’ve created a new project this month for you and your mini. It’s a fun apron that you can make with your child while you are having fun bonding. Materials: Blank Canvas aprons (your choice of color) ScanNCut DX Brother Sewing Machine Red vinyl Red thread Red crystals Iron + Ironing Board Clean … Read More