Modernized Embroidered Dickey

November 27, 2020By Tabitha SewerApparel, Embroidery, Fashion No Comments

Embroidered Dickey The temperature is dropping, which means it’s time to layer up. Layering my wardrobe is one of my favorite things about Fall fashion. When it comes to layering buttons-ups under sweaters, however at times it can look kind of strange because of the bulky fabric underneath. If you think dickeys are out style, … Read More

Accessory Spotlight: Embroidery Template with Snowman Marker

November 26, 2020By Joanne BankoAccessories, Embroidery, Tutorial No Comments

There are many different ways to achieve perfect placement for embroidery projects. One of my favorite tried and true methods involves using templates printed from PE-DESIGN software with the special Snowman embroidery positioning marker added to the center point of the design. Since a template represents the actual life-size image of a design, I can … Read More

How to: M Hoop

October 22, 2020By Joanne BankoAccessories, Embroidery, Foot/Feet No Comments

Truly, there is a hoop for every task! Many specialty hoops are available, making embroidery faster and easier too. This quick tip shows how versatile the clam shell style “M” hoop is to use. Designed for tubular style Brother embroidery machines, clamp frame “M”, Part #PRCLPM1, mounts from the back of the machine, attaching to … Read More

Free Design: Bobbin Work Tea Towel

September 11, 2020By Joanne BankoAccessories, Embroidery, Free Design of the Month, Projects, Sewing, Tips & Tricks, Tutorial 12 Comments

Nothing says late summer like a beautiful sunflower! The Brother Free Design of the Month for September is a sunflower motif with a light fill, ideal for embellishment on a tea towel. I chose a monochromatic color scheme, stitching the design in one of my favorite Brother embroidery thread colors, Light Brown #323. To me, … Read More

Accessory Spotlight: Recipe for T-shirts

September 4, 2020By Joanne BankoAccessories, Accessory, Appliqué, Fashion, Fonts, Quick Tip, Sewing, Tips & Tricks, Tutorial 2 Comments

T-shirt embroidery is an ever-popular topic! In fact, one of my August Stitching Sewcial posts features an embroidered T-shirt along with some links to additional T-shirt embroidery tips. I remembered yet another feature after my shirt was finished so I thought it would be helpful to share it with you. This tutorial features the Brother … Read More

Designer Inspired Velvet Pillow

August 31, 2020By Tabitha SewerAccessories, Accessory, Appliqué, DIY, Embroidery, Fashion, Home Decor, Projects, Sewing, Tutorial, Video 1 Comment

Some crafting projects around the house don’t require an extensive timeline or huge budget. There are small, inexpensive projects that can be done to elevate your home and create an impactful moment. Doing the DIY project yourself allows you to customize the outcome in the way that fits your personal style. We have a vintage … Read More

Seaside Summer Solstice Sundress

June 20, 2020By Janice FergusonEmbroidery, Fashion, Garment 18 Comments

Celebrate the June 21st summer solstice, the official beginning of summer, by spending those extra daylight hours with your Brother sewing/embroidery machine. Stitch this seaside sundress and pick up a few tips about sewing with border prints and machine embroidery appliqué designs. With your Brother machine it’s easy, it’s fun, it’s perfect! Requirements Children’s Corner … Read More

Stylin Summer Shoes

May 28, 2020By Tabitha SewerEmbroidery, Fashion, Projects 1 Comment

Let’s make some shoes! This project is a great weekend project and easy to do. Materials Espadrille Kit (You can find these kits online) Embroidery file of any design you want on your shoe Embroidery Thread Beads (optional) Things To Know I didn’t want to give you instructions how to make shoes because the espadrille … Read More

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