In the last blog post I showed how to sew a tank using the coverstitch to finish the neckline and armholes. Now I will show another way to finish the edges with binding. Start with a simple t-shirt pattern; I am using my Ruched-T Pattern again. Supplies: Here is a list of supplies if … Read More
We here at Brother Sews want to say “THANK YOU” to our fantastic sewing and embroidery collective as we have now surpassed over 1,000,000 visitors on the Stitching Sewcial Blog! On behalf of the Brother Sews Team and all the fabulous Stitching Sewcial bloggers and artists who have graced our pages, we would like to … Read More
Energized. Creative. Productive. And above all, fun. These were some of the comments heard last week as members from the Brother Sews HAD (Home Appliance Division) department got together with the Brother Stitching Sewcial Ambassador team for a wonderful and educational two-day conference. Hailed as the First Annual Brother Sews Ambassador Event, the Stitching Sewcial … 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 a great way to thread bobbin.
For today’s quick tip, Brother Sews Ambassador Angela Wolf shows you how to change the upper tension on a sewing machine.
In my previous blog posts, I have showcased the new projector feature on the Brother Luminaire, particularly on the embroidery side. The projector doesn’t stop there! On the sewing side, there are quite a few applications to make our sewing easier. To check out this fun feature, start by choosing a decorative stitch in the … Read More
The snow is finally arriving here in Michigan. Besides the usual window scraper, I also keep a hat and gloves in the car as you just never know when you might need it! There are plenty of hats out there that already have some embroidery or bling, but I prefer to add my own touch … 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
Brother Sews Ambassador Angela Wolf show off how to change stitch length, stitch width, and even the stitch itself on the new Brother Luminaire Innov-ís XP1.
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
Don’t you just love the color changes fall represents? Here is a quick easy DIY vase or jar cover; a great way to decorate! Materials: 1/3 yard of orange cotton fabric Brother ScanNCut Iron-On Fabric Appliqué Contact Sheet ½ yard burlap Medium weight tearaway embroidery stabilizer Embroidery thread Standard polyester sewing thread Iron 4 glass … Read More
You might have noticed some of the fashions of the late 60’s and 70’s making a comeback on the store shelves, from floral fabrics to embellished jeans. We have focused on embellishing jeans with free motion embroidery to embroidering an entire leg; Now we will add a crocheted ribbon trim along the outside leg. Machine … Read More
The Brother Persona PRS100 Embroidery Machine is a single needle embroidery machine with a free arm that makes it easy to embroider caps, sleeves, and bags. The embroidery machine comes all ready to go with a few things to set up. I have put together 2 videos to show you how to unpack, set up, … Read More
In honor of National Sewing Machine Day, we acknowledge a machine that helps to take our creativity to new levels. Here we have a device that sews, embroiders and even quilts, on all sorts of fabrics and with all kinds of stitches. On this memorable day, we gathered together and asked several of our Brother … Read More
Here is another recycle project for the turtlenecks in our closet, and it’s easy – perfect for beginners! For this sewing tutorial, I am using a turtleneck that has a design, but any tank top will work. Click below for the video tutorial and here is a quick recap. Supplies: Scissors ½” Wide Elastic Pins … Read More
Have you ever used the chainstitch on one of the Brother coverstitch machines? This stitch is easy to set up and quick to sew. I have included a video showing how to thread the coverstitch machine for the chainstitch, how to stitch and chain off, and how to quickly tear out the stitches. The chainstitch … Read More