Valentine’s Day Cupcake Toppers

February 4, 2018By Cindy HoganDIY, Holiday, Software 1 Comment

If you want to add a little extra to your Valentine’s Day celebration, these cupcake toppers are a quick and easy way to transform your cupcakes from boring to fun! They are perfect for a class party as well. Materials Needed: Simply Applique or BES 4 Dream Edition Software Felt Embroidery Thread Embroidery machine Tearaway … Read More

THE Dream Machine 2

January 17, 2018By Brother SewsArticles, Machines 1 Comment

When we created THE Dream Machine, our most advanced machine ever, few believed it could be surpassed. However, our visionary designers at Brother never stopped dreaming. Now, they bring you THE Dream Machine 2. Enhanced, fine-tuned and graced with refined new features to give serious enthusiasts, like you, an incomparable sewing, embroidery and quilting experience. … Read More

Custom Stitch D-Ring Belt

December 26, 2017By Laura PiferDIY, Garment, Sewing No Comments

Hello Everyone, Laura here from Trash to Couture! I recently started exploring the Custom Stitch Feature on my Brother SE1800 Sewing and Embroidery Machine. It’s another way as a designer to customize my projects and create my own decorative stitches. It takes a bit of practice and some testing but once you learn this feature … Read More

DIY Cardigan Wrap

December 18, 2017By Laura PiferDIY, Projects, Serger 3 Comments

Hello there! Laura here from Trash to Couture. Today I’m sharing with you how to create my “Everyday Cardi.” This is my go to for running errands, traveling, and just about everything. It’s a versatile piece that can be worn several ways and for many occasions. The tutorial is simple with only three pattern pieces … Read More

Fun to Make Oilcloth Lunch Bag

October 20, 2017By Janice FergusonDIY, Projects, Sewing 4 Comments

Who wouldn’t want to carry lunch in this jaunty, reusable oilcloth bag? It’s easy to make, easy to use and eliminates the waste of a brown paper bag every day. Make that noon meal a bright occasion. Requirements: Oilcloth 14″ x 30” Zig zag rotary cutter SM1738D sewing machine Pencil Directions: Cut oilcloth 14” x … Read More

Free Design: Embroidered Napkin Rings

October 1, 2017By Joanne BankoDIY, Free Design of the Month, Home Decor 12 Comments

Setting the table for fall holidays and special occasions is more enjoyable with embroidered napkin rings. Make these simple napkin rings by combining a petite sized design with small lettering and some heartfelt sentiments. You’ll have the makings of a great conversation starter for your next holiday gathering! Materials and Supplies Brother Sewing and Embroidery … Read More

His and Hers Appliqué Mickey & Minnie Roadsters

May 31, 2017By Janice FergusonAppliqué, Embroidery, Sewing, Tips & Tricks 23 Comments

Kids of all ages will love the very detailed and delightful embroidery designs in Disney’s Mickey Roadster collection. And it’s not just for the boys. Minnie is racing in the fast lane just like Mickey! With your Disney embroidery machine you can stitch roadster fun on garments, backpacks or one-of-a-kind brother/sister outfits like these little … Read More

Appliquéd Tulip Coaster with FREE DESIGN

May 19, 2017By Anna AldmonEmbroidery, Tips & Tricks 4 Comments

Create this quick and easy Appliquéd Tulip Coaster on the Entrepreneur® Pro PR1000e 10-needle home embroidery machine. This Tulip Coaster Appliqué is almost too pretty to use. Make as many as you want and in different colors! Finished Size: 4 ½” x4 ½” MACHINE & ACCESSORIES USED: Entrepreneur® Pro PR1000e 10-needle home embroidery machine 5” x … Read More

Creating Embroidered a Steampunk Parasol

May 12, 2017By Rebecca Kemp BrentCostume / Cosplay, Quilting, Sewing 4 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