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

DIY Free Motion on Denim

December 11, 2017By Laura PiferDIY, Embroidery, Garment No Comments

Hello there, Laura here from Trash to Couture. I love the trend of embroidered denim. It’s a fun way to customize your jeans and it’s easier than you think. You can achieve this look with a basic sewing machine like I did on the Brother XR9550PRW Sewing Machine. Not only that but you get to … Read More

Adjusting Basting Stitch Distance

September 20, 2017By Anna AldmonAppliqué, DIY, Embroidery No Comments

You have loaded your design and prepared your 8” x 8” hoop per the design instructions. You select the basting stitch option from your embroidery machine to secure the background fabric to the stabilizer in the hoop. But wait, per the message on your embroidery machine our design no longer fits – it says to … Read More

Zone to Zone Quilting with THE Dream Motion™ Pro

June 29, 2017By Rebecca Kemp BrentQuilting, Software, Tips & Tricks No Comments

This post could also be titled “How to Quilt a Bed-Sized Project on an Apartment-Friendly Frame.” With the Zone-to-Zone fabric management system built into THE Dream Motion™ Pro Software, it really is possible to align and quilt an overall design. Once you understand the basics, it’s a straightforward process. Editor’s Note: Jumping in here at … Read More