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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 ...
The finished Blue Snowflakes Cushion

7 easy steps to making an elegant embroidered cushion

Yesterday on QUILTsocial I showed you how to use one of the Disney embroidery designs included in THE Dream Machine ...
"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 ...
First set of strips sewn to the embroidered block

Making Log Cabin-style borders for machine embroidered quilt blocks

Yesterday I showed you how to start putting together some machine embroidered blocks, created on THE Dream Machine 2 by Brother ...
Machine embroidered blocks surrounded by scrappy strips

Machine-embroidered quilt blocks make up Working Girls Quilt

On my QUILTsocial blog posts in September and October I invited you to join me on my journey as I learned to use the ...
Cleaning cloth for the LCD screen and one of my personal photos as part of the screen saver

7 cool features you don’t expect to find on a sewing machine

Yesterday I gave you some sources for embroidery designs to use on THE Dream Machine 2 by Brother. Today I'll be showing you ...
Embroidered design scanned from a vintage embroidery pattern

Embroidery pattern search for THE Dream Machine 2

Yesterday I showed you how to use THE Dream Machine 2 by Brother to make an embroidered label for your ...
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 ...
Three embroidered projects with PFAFF creative 3.0.

How PFAFF’s creative 3.0 built-in stitches make a gift bag irresistible!

I love a good gift bag, don't you? This week I've been exploring the built in embroidery designs on the ...
Hospice block quilt on creative 3.0.

Turning an embroidery design into a hospice block quilt

As a quilter there are always opportunities to donate what I make, particularly through the charity events run by my ...
Embroidered tabletopper

Machine embroidery design enriches the Autumn Bliss Tabletopper

Join me as I make a new fall project, today! In yesterday's post I explored the built-in embroidery designs on ...
Custom embroidery design made with multiple designs

Hooping it up with the PFAFF creative 3.0 machine embroidery designs

I love fall, it inspires me to create quilted projects with which to decorate the house for the season. Follow ...
My design on the scanning frame ready to be scanned

How THE Dream Machine 2 changes your design into a machine embroidery design

Yesterday I showed you how to make a small embroidered design on THE Dream Machine 2 by Brother and incorporate ...
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 ...