Adorable Tooth Fairy Pillow

January 3, 2020By Emily ThompsonHome Decor, Sewing 25 Comments

My daughter has her first loose tooth. She is over the moon about the thought of losing a tooth and has been waiting for what seems like forever for this to happen. I thought I would celebrate this life changing event with a cute little tooth pillow and today I’m going to share the tutorial … Read More

Bam! Pow! Zoom! Unboxing the New LB5000M Sewing & Embroidery Machine

September 23, 2019By Emily ThompsonNews, Unboxing, Video No Comments

Brother Sews Ambassador Emily Thompson unveils the latest Brother Sewing machine, the LB5000M Computerized Sewing & Embroidery Machine! With different faceplates featuring Captain America, The Hulk, and Iron Man, the new 2-in-1 Brother LB5000M is a powerful addition to any sewing room! Equipped with a large, 3.7″ Sew Smart color LCD touch screen display, 103 … Read More

“Let’s get together and talk sewing!” Brother Sews Ambassador Event

June 24, 2019By Brother SewsArticles, Brother Sews Ambassador, Events 7 Comments

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

Embroidered Luggage Tags

February 25, 2019By Emily ThompsonDIY, Embroidery, Projects 7 Comments

I’ve been traveling more and more lately, and I am traveling to tape more episodes of “It’s So Easy” next week. So, in honor of National Embroidery Month, I thought I would make these cute Embroidered Luggage Tags for my bags so they can look stylish AND so I pick them out on the luggage … Read More

Double Mitt Pot Holder

January 14, 2019By Emily ThompsonDIY, Projects No Comments

It’s almost National Pie Day (January 23rd) and you should get ready to bake up some pies with these fun double oven mitts. I love that I can keep my hands and arms protected from the heat all with this one long potholder. Plus, you can make it with cute fabric, which always makes me … Read More

Raglan Shirt Tutorial

October 12, 2018By Emily ThompsonDIY, Garment, Projects No Comments

If you want an easy clothing item to start sewing with, a raglan shirt is a great place to start. The construction is easy and the seams are generally pretty straight. I love my free raglan pattern over on Life Sew Savory and today I’m going to use that pattern as the base for the … Read More

Fun Doll Quilt

August 29, 2018By Emily ThompsonDIY, Projects, Quilting 2 Comments

Lately, I’ve been a bit obsessed with my ScanNCut, and I found this cute little doll quilt that turned out to be a fun sewing project. The ScanNCut helps with the fabric cutting and, in a short time, I completed the project. And along with my Brother NS1750D, I also tried some free motion quilting … Read More

Ways to Hem Knit Fabrics

August 24, 2018By Emily ThompsonArticles, Cover Stitch, Hemming 2 Comments

Double Looper Cover Stitch. Knit Stitch. Zig Zag Stitch. What’s the difference? Well, Brother Sews Ambassador Emily Thompson breaks down the differences. Using a Brother CV3550 Double-Sided Cover Stitch and a Brother Innov-ís NS1750D, Emily details the different hems that can be used on knit fabric. Do you have a favorite?

National Sewing Machine Day 2018

June 13, 2018By Brother SewsArticles, Machines, News 18 Comments

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