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Label for the Pumpkin Patch quilt. Use manicure scissors to remove the jump stitches between the letters

4 options – THE Dream Machine 2 makes play out of making a quilt label

Yesterday I showed you how to use THE Dream Machine 2 to make the Improv Pumpkin Patch Wallhanging complete with ...
Miscellaneous utility stitches on the NQ900, stitched with a twin needle.

Give utility stitches a whole new look with twin needle stitching

Yesterday on QUILTsocial we set up my Brother NQ900 sewing machine for stitching with a twin needle. I've never used ...
The left needle in the twin needle is threaded first.

The ins and outs of using a twin needle in the NQ900

Yesterday on QUILTsocial we used some of the neat features on the Brother NQ900 sewing machine to customize stitches. Tomorrow ...
The stitches are shifted from left to right on the NQ900 sewing machine.

More ways to customize your sewing machine stitches

Yesterday on QUILTsocial I showed you how easy it is to enter a custom designed machine stitch into the NQ900 ...
An empty "pocket" in which to save the custom stitch design on the NQ900 sewing machine from Brother.

Step by step, entering custom stitch patterns on the NQ900

Yesterday on QUILTsocial I showed you how to set up the NQ900 sewing machine to use the My Custom Stitch ...
The first step for My Custom Stitch is to draw your design on the grid sheet.

Make your own stitch using My Custom Stitch Feature on the Brother NQ900

I've been having so much fun and have learned so much about my new Brother NQ900 sewing machine over the ...
The project bag opens up to expose two large vinyl pockets perfect for carrying hand stitching supplies.

6 best tips ever for sewing with vinyl

Yesterday on QUILTsocial I showed you how to use the sideways stitching feature on the NQ900 to sew handles onto ...
The handle tabs are sewn to the bag with the sideways stitching feature of the NQ900.

1 easy way to sew handles to a tote bag

Yesterday on QUILTsocial I showed you how awesome the sideways stitching feature is on the NQ900 sewing machine from Brother ...
The prongs of the turn clasp are pushed through tiny slits on the fabric and interfacing.

How to sew on a turn clasp to your quilted bag projects

Yesterday on QUILTsocial I showed you how to use your saved up selvages to make an awesome selvage panel. Today ...
A basket of selvages will be used to make a fabric panel with the Brother NQ900 sewing machine.

Save your selvages for a colorful sewing project

Yesterday on QUILTsocial I showed you 4 features on the NQ900 sewing machine that makes sewing easier and I talked ...
The large throat of the NQ900 is wonderful for both piecing and machine quilting.

4 more reasons to love the amazing NQ900 from Brother

Last month on QUILTsocial I tested out the NQ900 sewing machine from Brother. I made a cute appliqued baby quilt and fell ...
The word "Baby" is stitched repeatedly on the binding of the baby quilt made with the Brother NQ900 sewing machine.

It’s written in the binding! Bind a baby quilt with baby’s name

Yesterday, on QUILTsocial I showed you how great the Brother NQ900 is for piecing and machine quilting our Elephant Baby ...
The Brother NQ900 sewing machine is all set up and ready for free motion quilting.

Jumpstart your free motion quilting on this elephant baby quilt

Yesterday, I showed you how I used many of the decorative stitches on the Brother NQ900 to machine applique the ...
A close up photo of the Brother NQ900 stitching on the elephant ear.

Eye catching machine applique with the Brother NQ900

Yesterday on QUILTsocial, I showed you how to prep and fuse your applique pieces to make the center of our ...
Positioning the shapes on the background fabric

Elephant applique adds a modern twist to this baby quilt

Yesterday on QUILTsocial, I talked about my six favorite features of the Brother NQ900 sewing machine. Really, I could have ...
All set up at the retreat

6 features I love on the Brother NQ900 sewing machine

For the past two months, Jean Boyd has shared some great info about the Brother NQ900 sewing machine while making ...
A sampler of a few of the satin stitch designs available on the Brother NQ900, stitched using a variety of threads.

Even more decorative stitching on the Brother NQ900 machine

Yesterday I showed you how to do some machine applique with the Brother NQ900 machine. Even though I've used many ...
Stitch #38 with the open-toe foot

Machine applique using the Brother NQ900

Yesterday on QUILTsocial I showed you how I quilted my table runner using the Brother NQ900 machine. After finishing my ...
The serpentine stitch on the NQ900 sewing machine is used for quilting the table runner using monofilament thread.

Machine quilting with the Brother NQ900

Yesterday I showed you how I used decorative stitches on the Brother NQ900 machine to embellish my table runner. I ...
Sewing decorative stitches with the open-toe embroidery foot on the Brother NQ900

Using decorative stitches on the new Brother NQ900 sewing machine

Yesterday I introduced you to the new Brother NQ900 sewing machine and got started on my small table runner. After ...