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

DIY Makeup and Brush Holder

September 5, 2017By Laura PiferProjects, Sewing, Tutorial 1 Comment

Nothing like moving across the country to make you realize how unorganized things can become. Especially the little things that don’t have a specific place but you still need like makeup accessories. I didn’t want to jam all my drawers with containers and thought this makeup brush holder would be the perfect addition to my … Read More

Cruz Ramirez Tutu Skirt and Tee

August 30, 2017By Janice FergusonEmbroidery, Garment, Sewing No Comments

As Disney/Pixar’s movie Cars 3 raced through theaters across the nation this summer, iBroidery.com has a dozen roaring designs waiting for you.  With so many macho characters, Cruz Ramirez is truly the rising star of gender equality in the racing world! Fabric tutu skirts are all the rage with younger girls.  I’ve heard of birthday … Read More

DIY Yoga Mat Bag

August 29, 2017By Laura PiferDIY, New Product, Projects No Comments

Hello! Laura here from Trash to Couture and I’m excited to share this DIY Yoga Mat Bag with you! Summertime is my favorite time of year for getting outdoors. I love hitting the trails and local parks around my town. Post run, I take time to cool down by doing yoga and stretching. As of … Read More

VIDEO How-to: Tilted Block, Triangle, On-Point

May 17, 2017By Brother SewsQuilting, Software No Comments

How to use THE Dream Motion™ Software: Placement & Fill: Tilted Block, Triangle, On-Point THE Dream Motion™ Automation Software provides a top-of-the-line automated quilting experience, offering versatility which works for both beginners and pros. Developed exclusively to work with THE Dream Fabric Frame’s fabric management and Zone to Zone quilting process, it’s as easy as … Read More

Improv Log Cabin Pillow Cover

April 18, 2016By Heather JonesHome Decor, Projects, Quilting 4 Comments

Pillow covers are a great way to bring a fresh change to your home décor. My “Improv Log Cabin Pillow Cover Tutorial” features an improvisational patchwork technique that creates a completely unique design. The pillow cover has an envelope closure, so that you can remove the insert for laundering. It’s simple to put together, which … Read More