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Traditional Double Wedding Ring design

The anatomy of a Double Wedding Ring quilt

This week on QUILTsocial I'll focus on the Double Wedding Ring quilt. Now, if you're new to quilting you may ...
More modern Double Wedding Ring

The marriage of the Double Wedding Ring and the Dreamweaver XE

Consider this week's posts by Christine Baker as part 1 of a complete tutorial on the Double Wedding Ring quilt ...
The Quiltworks Studio badge finished with the Dreamweaver XE from Brother.

Use the right size needle to ensure machine embroidery success

Yesterday on QUILTsocial I started a badge design using a machine embroidery design found online. Today I'll finish designing my ...
The Dreamweaver XE from Brother.

How to import and modify an embroidery design on the Brother Dreamweaver XE

Yesterday on QUILTsocial we made quilt labels by embroidering words on ribbons. Today, I'll use the Brother Dreamweaver XE to ...
The LED pointer on the Dreamweaver XE indicates the needle drop position. A tutorial on how to make quilt labels using machine embroidery and ribbons using the Brother Dreamweaver XE

How to use an LED pointer to perfectly place your embroidery design

Yesterday on QUILTsocial I set up the lettering and fixed the size so that it would fit in my Dreamweaver ...
The lettering is set on the LCD screen of the Dreamweaver XE from Brother. A tutorial on how to make quilt labels using machine embroidery and ribbons using the Brother Dreamweaver XE

Adjusting machine embroidery fonts to the hoop – Dreamweaver XE

Yesterday on QUILTsocial I talked about 4 easy steps for using Sulky Sticky + self-adhesive stabilizer for embroidering small pieces of ...
The embroidery hoop with stabilizer and ribbons is locked into the carriage of the Dreamweaver XE. A tutorial on how to make quilt labels using machine embroidery and ribbons using the Brother Dreamweaver XE

4 simple steps to using Sulky Sticky + self-adhesive stabilizer

This week on QUILTsocial, I'm using the Brother Dreamweaver XE to do a couple different embroidery techniques that I've been ...
The finished gift bag

1 easy way to add a drawstring to a fabric gift bag

Yesterday on QUILTsocial I used the Dreamweaver XE to sew simple French seams in my embroidered gift bag. Today I'll ...
The French seam

7 simple steps to sewing French seams

Yesterday I used the Dreamweaver XE to embroider a fun Mickey Mouse design on the fabric that will be used ...
The finished design

What to do when your bobbin runs out mid embroidery design

Yesterday on QUILTsocial I talked about 8 great features on the Brother Dreamweaver XE that make machine embroidery a breeze ...
The image key

8 features on the Dreamweaver XE that make machine embroidery a breeze!

Yesterday on QUILTsocial I showed you how to select from the many amazing Disney embroidery designs included in the Brother ...
The embroidery screen

How can you choose just one amazing Disney embroidery design?

Happy New Year! Ever since we were married 24 years ago, we've had fabric Christmas gift bags to use for ...
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 ...