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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 ...
Detail of the decorative stitching on the appliqued flower using the HUSQVARNA VIKING Designer Brilliance 80 sewing machine

3 tips to perfect yarn couching

It's the end of the week! I've had so much fun with the HUSQVARNA VIKING Designer Brilliance 80. There are ...
The photo has been saved to mySewnet account; working on the HUSQVARNA VIKING Designer Brilliance 80 sewing machine

QuickDesign app + Designer Brilliance 80 sewing machine = WOW!

Isn't that Design Positioning on the HUSQVARNA VIKING Designer Brilliance 80 amazing?! I have another feature to show you today ...
The two leaf motifs have been positioned in the hoop and stitched out using the HUSQVARNA VIKING Designer Brilliance 80 sewing machine

How to use the Design Positioning feature on the Designer Brilliance 80

What do you think so far? Machine embroidery is so easy with the HUSQVARNA VIKING Designer Brilliance 80. Doesn't it ...
Stitching out the embroidery designs on the side pocket using the Husqvarna Viking Designer Brilliance 80

How to baste fabric in preparation for machine embroidery

I'm back with the HUSQVARNA VIKING Designer Brilliance 80. Yesterday I assembled the fabrics and supplies for the Inspira sewing ...
The Dream Machine 2

2 in 1 – embroidering and quilting at once with THE Dream Machine 2

Yesterday on QUILTsocial we used the bobbin work embroideries made with THE Dream Machine 2 on Tuesday and Wednesday to ...
Sew sections together

How to make crazy quilted setting triangles for a tablerunner

Yesterday on QUILTsocial we followed 6 basic steps to create some fun bobbin work embroidery with THE Dream Machine 2 ...
Pull bobbin thread to top

6 basic steps to create awesome bobbin work using THE Dream Machine 2!

Yesterday on QUILTsocial we got THE Dream Machine 2 all set up in preparation for doing bobbin work embroidery. Now ...
Pull bobbin thread up

Preparing THE Dream Machine 2 for bobbin work machine embroidery

Yesterday on QUILTsocial I showed you 4 simple steps to embroider beautiful quilt blocks using THE Dream Machine 2 from ...
The finished embroidery

4 simple steps to make fascinating machine embroidered quilt blocks

This is my last month blogging about THE Dream Machine 2 from Brother! It's been so fun learning some of ...
The finished miniature quilt

3 machine features that make finishing a miniature quilt super easy

I've been working all week on THE Dream Machine 2 from Brother to embroider the top of a miniature quilt. It ...
Adding the pink and purple threads

1 way to minimize thread changes during embroidery with THE Dream Machine 2

Yesterday on QUILTsocial I showed you how you can change the settings on the embroidery design screen of THE Dream Machine ...
Lining up the quilt block embroidery images

Iron out the kinks on your embroidery design on THE Dream Machine 2

Yesterday I showed you how easy it is to change colors in an embroidery design on THE Dream Machine 2 ...
Entering the "edit" screen

1 easy way to change thread colors in a machine embroidery design

Yesterday on QUILTsocial we talked about the first steps to take when designing an embroidered miniature quilt on THE Dream ...
The six block embroidery designs

First steps to embroidering a miniature quilt on THE Dream Machine 2

This week on QUILTsocial I'm once again using THE Dream Machine 2 from Brother and BOY have I been having ...
Attaching the frame

7 steps to successfully hoop fabric for machine embroidery

Yesterday on QUILTsocial we imported a digital image into THE Dream Machine 2 and it converted that image into an ...
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