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"Random" coloring variations for the fish design

Using color shuffling for machine embroidery designs on THE Dream Machine 2

Yesterday I showed you how to re-size, re-color and add fill stitches to a saved embroidery design that was created ...
Machine embroidered blocks showing different fill stitches and colors for the same design

Creating machine-embroidery wonders using the fill stitch feature

Yesterday I showed you how to add scrappy borders to the Working Girls Quilt. You might remember I made these ...
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 ...
3" strips have been sewn all around the embroidered square.

Improv quilting and your scrap stash is a match made in heaven

Yesterday I showed you how to scan and embroider Halloween pumpkin designs I downloaded from the internet using THE Dream Machine ...
Embroidered pumpkin designs stitched out by THE Dream Machine 2

How to use the scanner and embroidery features of THE Dream Machine 2

Last month I introduced you to some of the embroidery features on THE Dream Machine 2 by Brother. Be sure ...
Quilting using the walking foot and serpentine stitch with monofilament thread

Machine embroidery + crazy quilting makes a gratifying mug rug

Yesterday I showed you how to get started using the embroidery unit on THE Dream Machine 2. I decided to ...
THE Dream Machine 2 with embroidery unit

Introducing machine embroidery on THE Dream Machine 2 by Brother

For the next few weeks, I'll be learning to use THE Dream Machine 2 by Brother and I invite you ...
Echo quilting with THE Dream Machine 2 by Brother

Why does my machine come with 3 different free motion quilting feet?

Yesterday on QUILTsocial we experimented with the cool dual feed foot that comes with THE Dream Machine 2 from Brother. Today ...
Decorative quilting stitches

4 handy tips for successful quilting with a dual feed foot

Yesterday on QUILTsocial I used THE Dream Machine 2 from Brother to work on piecing my Starstruck quilt sample using the ...
The speed control slider on THE Dream Machine 2 can be changed into a width control just by going into the settings screen.

5 ways to customize your sewing experience

Yesterday on QUILTsocial I showed you 6 steps to setting up the main sewing machine part of THE Dream Machine 2 ...
Blanket or button hole stitch I started on a smaller project

4 tips for machine applique success every time!

Yesterday I tested the ¼" quilting foot that is provided with THE Dream Machine 2. An accurate ¼" seam is ...
Embellishment stitch added to the side of my pillow panel.

Character Decorative Stitch, 3 words that mean creative adventures for YOU

Yesterday I shared my 3 favorite features on THE Dream Machine 2. Today, I have yet another favorite to show ...
The extra large throat space on THE Dream Machine 2 will make working on those larger projects a breeze.

3 key features of THE Dream Machine 2

Yesterday I introduced you to this new machine that's just arrived at the Studio; we talked about the excitement of ...
THE Dream Machine 2

NEW! THE Dream Machine 2 – is this the ultimate sewing machine?

This week starts with a day of dreams. What better way to start this week than with the unveiling of ...
Brother NQ900 sewing machine with wide table attached

Introducing the NEW Brother NQ900 sewing machine

Who doesn't enjoy trying out a new sewing machine? I was thrilled to learn that I was going to be ...