Creating Layered Adhesive Vinyl is so much easier when you have BES 4 Power Pack 2, Cutting tools. The software will automatically add alignment marks and weeding squares around each color when you choose Layering Alignment. When used in combination with Separate Layer, the layers are separated by color and saved as individual files all … Read More
Brother Sews Ambassador Cindy Hogan presents the latest BES 4 Video TutoriaL: Bring on the Bling! Creating Rhinestone Templates Power Pack 2 adds the ability to create Rhinestone design templates to cut with the ScanNCut machines. One of the things I love about creating the Rhinestone templates in BES 4 is that I can create … Read More
Make stylish and adorable cork cuffs to complete your summer look with this easy embroidery tutorial. I love embroidery because the machine does all the work for you! You can add any design or words to your cuffs to make a personalized summer accessory. Perfect for teens and their friends. Supplies: Brother NS1150E Embroidery Machine … Read More
This is the second in a series of blog post highlighting the functions that Power Pack 2 add to the BES 4 program. If you love creating Word Collages for embroidery, you can now create coordinating Word Collages for Heat Transfer Vinyl (HTV) and Pressure Sensitive Adhesive Vinyl (PSV) in the BES 4 program. This … Read More
Brother Sews Ambassador Cindy Hogan presents the latest BES 4 Video TutoriaL: Text as Artwork I recently created some videos on BES 4 Power Pack 2 for Brother. I am going to highlight these videos in blog posts so you can learn to love Power Pack 2 with me. BES4 Power Pack 2 opens the … Read More
I sew a ton of kid’s clothes and have tried a lot of ways to create great necklines and bindings. I recently tried the Brother Dual Function Fold Binder attachment for my Brother CV3550 Double-Sided Cover Stitch and it’s a great way to add a binding to your neck and arm openings. You can check … Read More
Brother Sews Ambassador Angela Wolf shows how to group embroidery designs on your Brother sewing machine. Whether you are grouping text, images or designs, this step allows you to either group all designs or only several, and move them to the precise spot on your hoop. What will you create today?
I love my Brother Simplicity SB3734T serger sewing machine… I mean I really, really love it! If I had to choose one machine that one would be my pick. I know it can’t do everything, but it can really do so much. Over the years I have developed a system to easily and efficiently finish … Read More
For today’s quick tip, Brother Sews Ambassador Angela Wolf shows you how to change the upper tension on a sewing machine.
Brother Sews Quick Tip! Brother Sews Ambassador Angela Wolf is back with another Brother Sews Quick Tip. When using a loose weave fabric, insert clear elastic into your fabric with your sewing machine or serger. Watch as Angela walks you through the steps. In this example, for a knit, Angela uses a zig zag stitch … Read More
Do you have a shank button and wonder what buttonhole to choose? If you scan through the buttonholes on your machine, you might see what is called a “Key-Hole” buttonhole. The shape of the buttonhole has a semi-circle at the end, resembling an actual keyhole. I use this buttonhole for decoration on jackets and it … Read More
How to set up the portable thread rack on the Luminaire Innov-ís XP1. Need to add multiple spools of thread or even larger ones? The Brother Luminaire Innov-ís XP1 has the ability to turn the top of the machine into a portable thread rack! Gone are the days of removing the top lid and setting … Read More
Brother Sews Ambassador Angela Wolf show off how to change stitch length, stitch width, and even the stitch itself on the new Brother Luminaire Innov-ís XP1.
Are you ready? In this fun unboxing video, Brother Sews Specialist Angela Wolf unboxes the latest machine from Brother, the Luminaire Innov-ís XP1. Here, Angela opens and presents all the hoops, feet and accessories and gets the machine set up and running. The Luminaire Innov-ís XP1 brilliantly empowers your creativity through innovative uses of beaming … Read More
You might have noticed some of the fashions of the late 60’s and 70’s making a comeback on the store shelves, from floral fabrics to embellished jeans. We have focused on embellishing jeans with free motion embroidery to embroidering an entire leg; Now we will add a crocheted ribbon trim along the outside leg. Machine … Read More
We have unboxed the Brother Persona PRS100 Embroidery Machine and now it’s time to set up and thread machine and thread it. You can watch Part 1 of the unboxing here. Note: It’s always good to read and follow all instructions included with the Persona before using. Tip: This machine is very heavy, make sure … Read More
Make your own Cool Dad Emoji and keep Dad’s beverages cool with this quick and easy Can wrap. I love being able to add something made for a gift to make it more personal. A can holder is a fun usable gift that will keep dad’s drinks cool all summer. This is made from a … Read More
I have a few turtlenecks that are made of beautiful fabrics, but I can’t stand the high, tight neckline. Another DIY upcycle project comes to mind! Why not add tulle fabric and transform a simple turtleneck into a stylish top? Sounds great! I have listed all the steps here and included a video below with … Read More