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.in Designs Just for You, Uncategorized, Unique Sewing Projects | 0 comment(s)
There’s nothing like a well-loved jean jacket. It’s timeless. But sometimes even timeless items need a little refreshing. In this project, I’ll teach you an affordable way to give a second life to an old jean jacket.in Designs Just for You, Unique Sewing Projects | 0 comment(s)
For 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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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!in Designs Just for You, Gift Ideas, Uncategorized | 0 comment(s)
I love giving pillows as gifts, especially for weddings. They’re quick, fun and easy to make. And they add a personal touch that you simply can’t buy in a store. Plus, they’re a great way to kick up your home décor!in Designs Just for You, Uncategorized, Unique Sewing Projects | 0 comment(s)
Project created by Lynn Swanson
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.
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!”
Win this year’s Ugly Holiday Sweater Contest at work—with your very own over-the-top creation! The craftier, the better. Bling out a plain red sweater using felt, ribbon, fabric paint and embroidery. A Brother sewing/ quilting machine is perfect to add appliqués and embroidered snowflakes.
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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 readingPosted on in Designs Just for You, Unique Sewing Projects | 0 comment(s)
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
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.
P.S. You can easily find original gift bags on Etsy 😉
With love, from Brother to you ♥Posted on in Designs Just for You, Gift Ideas, Unique Sewing Projects | 0 comment(s)