Designs Just for You

Project: Picnic Table Placemat with Cutlery Pocket and Napkin

This is a quick and easy project to practice your free-motion quilting—AND create awesome placemats that are perfect for outdoor summer dining. This project uses Brother’s new Free-Motion Kit for the PRS100 to create a colourful placemat with stipple stitching. In no time at all, you’ll stitch up a complete set of placemats and napkins.

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Cocktail Hour
Insulated Ice Bucket Cover
By Cathie Housego, Brother Education Consultant

0K0A2295For those long hot summer days, this insulated ice bucket cover was designed to keep favourite drinks ready for hours of entertaining. The handy pockets provide secure storage for napkins, straws, and all the extras. The handle makes it easy to carry to the pool or beach—and the cover keeps the heat out, and the ice frozen, for hours. Flip the lid for access to your fave chilled wine or cooler bottles.

 

 

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A Special Gift for Mom: Thread-Painted Fantasy Flower Pillow

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Skill Level:                            Beginner to intermediate
Finished Measurements:    20” by 20”
Cutting and Sewing Time:  3 hours

If you’re new to free-motion sewing, this is a perfect project to start on. You’ll embellish a canvas (your pillow top) by, basically, painting it with thread!

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Project: Holiday “Joy” pillow wrap

Project created by Lynn Swanson

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I just love this easy way to change up your home décor. No need to make and store a massive pillow collection. Just take your existing pillows and wrap them with a seasonal phrase or greeting! All simply done with your Brother Sewing Machine, decorative stitches and the Brother ScanNCut.

 

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Lynn Swanson is a Corporate Trainer, Brother Educator, modern quilter, sewist and enthusiastic crafter. She got hooked on crafting as a teenager: “I was a summer camp arts and crafts instructor – I don’t think I ever grew out of that first love!”

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Project: Napkins with Tassel Trim

Napkin with Tassel Trim

The popular Brother Cording Foot SA110/SA148 is great for creating a wide variety of cording effects. For this fun and easy project, you’ll learn how to use the Brother Cording Foot to trim ready-made napkins with cute tassel-trimmed corners. Feet have never been more fun! Our feet are guaranteed to make your sewing and embroidery jobs easier and more exciting to create. Attach piping, sequins, and appliqués effortlessly and accurately with the use of these handy accessories. So, whether you love gathering and pleating, cording, or fringe, we have the foot to fit your needs. Continue reading

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♥♥♥ Keep Your Loved Ones Warm This Valentine’s Day ♥♥♥

Stop asking Mother Nature why February’s so darn cold and take matters into your own hands! Spread some warmth and give your loved ones this very special Valentine’s Day card.

The Tea Lover’s Card

Tea Lover's Card

Download instructions for this sewing/embroidery project

Make it even more special and personalised with homemade herbal tea blends or hot chocolate bags. For coffee lovers, buy a large pot of gourmet ground coffee and make small packages using cute little plastic or paper bags such as these.

Valentine's Day Bag

P.S. You can easily find original gift bags on Etsy 😉

With love, from Brother to you ♥

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