Create Your Own Pillow Appliqué

May 27, 2020By Brother SewsAppliqué, Projects, Tutorial 8 Comments

See how the Luminaire Innov-îs XP1 and the ScanNCut DX Innov-îs Edition SDX225 come together to create a wonderful birthday cake pillow appliqué! Supplies: ScanNCut DX Innov-îs Edition SDX225, your color choice of fabrics, Luminaire Innov-îs XP1, High Tack Fabric Support Sheet, pillow case Step 1. On the Luminaire XP1, select Appliqué Embroidery Design (Category … Read More

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

Quick Tip: Create an Appliqué Patch using the Brother Appliqué Option

April 12, 2019By Joanne BankoAppliqué, Quick Tip, Sewing 2 Comments

This technique is featured in the Brother Stitching Sewcial April Free Design project as an accent for the children’s storage pouch. Making appliqués the Brother way is one of my all-time favorite embroidery adventures! An appliqué patch is the perfect solution for a variety of embroidery situations. For example, there are times when you want … Read More

Heirloom Baby Dress

July 13, 2018By Janice FergusonDIY, Heirloom, Sewing 14 Comments

This baby dress is an example of heirloom sewing, also known as fine machine sewing. You’ve seen examples, whether or not you recognized them by name or category. Heirloom sewing is a (relatively) new name for the fine art of French hand sewing, the techniques and materials of which were used on garments before the … 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

Create Your Own Holiday Gift Tags

December 15, 2017By Cindy HoganDIY, Holiday, Sewing No Comments

Materials used: BES4 Dream Edition Software 2 pieces of Water Soluble Stabilizer Double sided fusible adhesive ScanNCut or Printed template 4×4 inch hoop Fabric and Embroidery Thread One of the things I love about the holiday season is putting more effort into gift giving than just going out and purchasing something without adding any personalization. … Read More