Patriotic Bandana Picnic Bag

July 12, 2019By Laura PiferDIY, Sewing, Tutorial No Comments

Now that we have mastered the dish covers, it’s time for some more patriotic fun! We do need something fun to carry these dishes in and why not keep the bandana theme going here. I always have a stack of them handy because they can be used for simple projects like this picnic bag. Get … 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

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

April 12, 2019By Joanne BankoAppliqué, Quick Tip, Sewing 2 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

DIY Fun Scrunchie Project

March 11, 2019By Laura PiferApparel, Sewing, Tutorial 5 Comments

If you haven’t already noticed scrunchies have made a comeback in the past couple months. Everyone from my 7-year-old niece to the top fashion bloggers are using them. I grew up in the 90’s so scrunchies are a nostalgic accessory to me. I remember wanting one in every color and print to match my looks. … Read More

Let’s Sew a Coat

February 22, 2019By Laura PiferApparel, DIY, Projects 6 Comments

One of my Sewing New Year Resolutions this year is to make more separates like coats and pants. I’ve sewn a couple coats before, but I really wanted a fun one to add to my wardrobe. My motto has always been “why sew boring clothes??” I had this idea I really wanted to recreate this … Read More

February Quick Tip

February 13, 2019By Joanne BankoNews, Projects, Quick Tip 2 Comments

Searching for Resources on Stitching Sewcial It’s easy to search for ideas, projects, techniques, tutorials, and videos on Stitching Sewcial! Here are a few ways you can take advantage of the resources on the official Brother blog: Search by keyword. Simply type a few words that relate to what you are looking for into the … Read More

Thankful Table Runner

November 5, 2018By Laura PiferHoliday, Home Decor, Projects 3 Comments

This will be our first-time hosting Thanksgiving in our new home, so I thought it would be fun to create a table runner to make for the occasion. I wanted to make a conversational piece to get the kids thinking about what they’re thankful for. My boys and I wrote down what they’re grateful for … Read More

Give Thanks Tutorial

November 3, 2018By Janice FergusonHoliday, Projects, Sewing 22 Comments

Eleven canning jars have been transformed into twinkling mantle décor for Thanksgiving. This is a visible reminder of the reason for all that delicious turkey and pumpkin pie. With THE Dream Machine 2 by Brother (the quintessential combo embroidery/sewing machine) or any Brother embroidery machine, you can make a meaningful Thanksgiving decoration that can be … Read More