Quiltbroidery Tips & Tricks, Part 2

March 4, 2021By Rebecca Kemp BrentEmbroidery, Quilting No Comments

~Rebecca Kemp Brent, Brother Sews Ambassador   For more on the basics of patchwork crafting and quilting, check out the following links:  https://www.brother-usa.com/home/patchwork-quilt https://www.brother-usa.com/home/how-to-make-a-quilt Stop! Did you see Part 1? Check it out here: http://blog.brothersews.com/quilting/quiltbroidery-tips-tricks-part-1/ Welcome back to our discussion of Quiltbroidery, that fertile land where hooped machine embroidery and quilting come together to make … Read More

Quilted Spring Table Runner

February 28, 2021By Brother SewsProjects 1 Comment

  This modern table runner will have you ready for spring showers and blooming flowers. Materials: Brother Sewing Machine capable of using a Brother couching foot (this project used the Brother Luminaire XP1 with both upgrades) Brother ScanNCut SDX225 12”x12” Fabric Mat CADXMATF12 Brother “J” foot for general sewing Brother “O” foot for free-motion quilting … Read More

Turn a Quilt into a Coat

February 25, 2021By Emily ThompsonApparel, DIY, Fashion No Comments

~Emily Thompson, Brother Sews Ambassador   It’s February, and here on the Brother Sews blog we are all about keeping cozy! I’m so excited to share this fun upcycle project with you today. Turn a cozy quilt or blanket into a DIY coat to keep you warm all winter long. Years ago I made my … Read More

Best Mom Ever Apron

February 24, 2021By Brother SewsProjects 1 Comment

  Show Mom how much you love her with this embroidered Apron. Pieced quilt block instructions are included, or, you can use those orphan quilt blocks from other projects. Common Abbreviations Used WOF – Width of Fabric RST – Right Sides Together WST – Wrong Sides Together All Seam Allowances are a SCANT ¼” unless … Read More

Quiltbroidery Tips & Tricks, Part 1

February 14, 2021By Rebecca Kemp BrentEmbroidery, Quilting 7 Comments

~ Rebecca Kemp Brent, Brother Sews Ambassador   February is National Embroidery Month, and March celebrates quilting. What better way to enjoy them both than a bit of Quiltbroidery?   What is Quiltbroidery? Quiltbroidery lies at the intersection of quilting (including piecing and appliqué) and machine embroidery. It ranges from stitching machine-embroidery designs on patchwork … Read More

Need to Scoop? Here Comes The…

July 17, 2017By Cindy HoganEmbroidery, Software, Tips & Tricks No Comments

Need to Scoop? Here Comes The……Poop Equipment Used: Machine: Persona PRS100 Specialty Hoop: SAFF022 Fast Frame 5” x 4” Software: BES®4 Dream Edition™ Embroidery Lettering Software Materials and Supplies: SA5815 Medium Weight, Adhesive Tear Away SA5810 Medium Weight Tear Away Embroidery thread and Embroidery weight bobbin thread Purchased Diaper Cover Did you know that today … 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

Creating an Embroidered Steampunk Parasol

May 12, 2017By Rebecca Kemp BrentCostume / Cosplay, Quilting, Sewing 6 Comments

When your fabric choices are limited, use the quilting designs available with Dream Motion Pro to embellish fabric yardage. The result is a custom-embroidered fabric perfect for creating a Victorian-inspired parasol or lots of other projects. Finished Parasol size: 48″ diameter Machines and Products Used THE Dream Motion™ PRO software THE Dream Fabric Frame THE … Read More