Fabric Baskets

February 26, 2021By Brother SewsProjects No Comments

DIY Fabric baskets are a great way to introduce a pop of color into your space and keep you organized at the same time.  These homemade fabric baskets are quick to make in any size you need.  Choose a fun fabric or embellish your basket with embroidery; the possibilities are endless.   Supplies: Fabric: 2 … Read More

Tips for Sewing with Satin

December 7, 2020By Laura PiferSewing, Tips & Tricks 7 Comments

Satin is a lovely fabric that I use to shy away from. After lots of practice, I’m finally getting the hang of this lux material. It’s a holiday favorite that can be used for everything from evening dresses, tops and skirts, to pillow cases and accessories. It’s a versatile fabric but can be tricky to … Read More

Mother’s Day Handmade Flower Pots

May 5, 2020By Brother SewsHoliday, Home Decor, Projects No Comments

Spring into spring and create some colorful flower pots for Mom. Materials Needed 2 coordinating fabrics to fit your flower pot Brother Sewing Machine: Pacesetter Scissors Brother thread Measuring tape Iron Instructions Tip: Iron your fabrics before cutting for best results. Step 1: Measure around the top portion of your flower pot and mark it … Read More

Foot of the Month: Sheer Scarf with Gathered Ruffles

August 19, 2019By Joanne BankoFoot of the Month, Garment, Sewing 6 Comments

Finished scarf measures approximately 17-inches wide X 70-inches long. Note: Please read through the instructions to learn various tips and techniques before beginning this project. Featured machines in this project are the Brother NS1750D Sewing and Embroidery Machine and the Brother 5234PRW Serger. This sheer ruffled scarf makes a great addition to your wardrobe! Follow … Read More

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

April 12, 2019By Joanne BankoAppliqué, Quick Tip, Sewing 3 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