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The Brother Dreamweaver XE in action

1 simple tool helps you center your machine embroidery perfectly

Yesterday on QUILTsocial I finished prepping the Dreamweaver XE for machine embroidery and today I'm finally putting it to work!! ...
Attach 'W+' foot

4 essentials for proper machine embroidery

Yesterday on QUILTsocial I finished designing the embroidery that I'm putting on my wireframe tote bag. Today I'm prepping the ...
Select EMBROIDERY

7 simple steps to add words to your machine embroidery design

Yesterday on QUILTsocial I found a cute embroidery design to use for the customization on the tote bag that I'm ...
The ADD button

Selecting and editing a machine embroidery design on the Dreamweaver XE

Yesterday on QUILTsocial I showed you how easy it is to switch the Brother Dreamweaver XE from a regular sewing ...
Attaching the embroidery unit

How to convert the Brother Dreamweaver XE into an embroidery machine

This week on QUILTsocial I'm making a Christmas present for one of my 'Fiber Friends' using the Brother Dreamweaver XE ...
Our finished projects

How to finish your stitchery in an embroidery hoop or on paper

Yesterday on QUILTsocial I used the Dreamweaver XE to make some of our stitchery into Christmas tags. Today I'm experimenting ...
The finished projects

Couching adds the finishing touch to handmade gift tags

Yesterday on QUILTsocial I used the Dreamweaver XE to do some super cute free motion applique and embroidery. Today I'll ...
Iron to the background fabric

8 simple steps for free motion fusible applique

Yesterday on QUILTsocial I used the Dreamweaver XE to stitch out some festive words on my background fabrics. Now that ...
Comparing stitch size

Festive words stitch out using the Dreamweaver XE

Yesterday on QUILTsocial I prepped the Dreamweaver XE to embroider some words on the background fabrics that I prepared with ...
The Dreamweaver XE

Prepping the Dreamweaver XE for free motion fusible applique and embroidery

This month on QUILTsocial I thought I'd try something that I've never done before - free motion fusible applique and ...
Topstitch the top edge

8 simple steps to make a microwavable rice pack

Yesterday I used the Brother Dreamweaver XE to sew HST units into pinwheel blocks. Here are 8 simple steps to ...
Sewing the rows

Making a hot pack out of pinwheel blocks

Yesterday on QUILTsocial I used the Dreamweaver XE and some leftover half-square triangle units (HSTs) to make a matching potholder ...
The matched set

The Dreamweaver XE + HSTs = a fun and functional gift

Yesterday on QUILTsocial I used the Dreamweaver XE from Brother to embellish a store bought tea towel with some beautiful ...
HST units

3 simple steps to embellish a tea towel with HSTs

Yesterday on QUILTsocial I showed you 4 different blocks that could be made using HST units. Today I'm using the ...
The Dream Weaver XE

4 creative quilt blocks using HSTs

Last month on QUILTsocial, we used the Brother Dreamweaver XE to machine quilt our nine-patch and snowball block baby quilt ...
The finished binding

10 simple steps for binding with perfect corners

Yesterday on QUILTsocial I finished up machine quilting a modern baby quilt using a decorative kite stitch on the Dreamweaver ...
Close-up of the kite stitch

Decorative stitches plus laser pointer = beautiful machine quilting

Yesterday on QUILTsocial I used the dual feed foot on the Dreamweaver XE to do in-the-ditch and serpentine machine quilting on ...
Stitch-outs for many decorative stitches

Infinite possibilities for quilting with decorative stitches, Dreamweaver XE

Yesterday on QUILTsocial we used the Brother Dreamweaver XE  to stitch out some sample utility stitches on a quilt sandwich. I ...
Stitch 1-35 "Quilting Stippling"

Exploring utility stitches on the Brother Dreamweaver XE

Last month on QUILTsocial I showed you how to turn a charm square pack into nine patch blocks and snowball ...
Nine-patch and snowballs blocks

How to piece a perfect nine-patch block from a 5″ charm square

Yesterday on QUILTsocial I showed you the steps to correctly change the presser foot on the Dreamweaver XE from Brother ...
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