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Playing with the drawing tools in My Design Center on the Luminaire

Playing with the drawing tools in My Design Center on the Luminaire

As I began exploring this aspect of My Design Center on the Brother Luminaire this morning, I quickly came to this ...
A page of machine embroidery history comes alive in My Design Center

A page of machine embroidery history comes alive in My Design Center

Did you know that embroidery machines were introduced to the home-sewing market in the early 1990s? I worked in my ...
Brother Luminaire, My Design Center, and a candlewicking memory...

Brother Luminaire, My Design Center, and a candlewicking memory…

Hi, Folks – today is the day! I have to tell you; I was a little trepidatious this morning as ...
Adding a Decorative Fill Pattern around an embroidery design

Adding a Decorative Fill Pattern around an embroidery design

Hey - looks like I got your interest piqued yesterday with those gorgeous Decorative patterns Fills in My Design Center on the ...
Creating textured fabric using the Luminaire My Design Center

Creating textured fabric using the Luminaire My Design Center

Hey, everyone – welcome back! I hope you’re ready to put on your explorer hat and venture off into the ...
Making a reusable produce bag using a serger

Making a reusable produce bag using a serger

It was super exciting to make a complete quilt top with the serger in yesterday's post. I can't wait to ...
Finishing off the serged jelly roll quilt with a border

Finishing off the serged jelly roll quilt with a border

 Welcome back to the jelly roll madness. I'm using the  Husqvarna Vining HUSKYLOCK s25 serger to sew my jelly roll quilt ...
How to piece a quilt using a serger

How to piece a quilt using a serger

In yesterday's post, understanding the basics of a serger, it's a breeze to make things. The serging techniques finish the ...
Understanding the basics of a serger

Understanding the basics of a serger

In yesterday's post I showed you the features of the Husqvarna Viking HUSKYLOCK s25 serger, isn't it totally amazing? I haven't ...
Quilting with the Husqvarna Viking HUSKYLOCK s25 serger

Quilting with the Husqvarna Viking HUSKYLOCK s25 serger

Welcome to another exciting week on QUILTsocial. While I'm always excited about the fun projects I can make, I'm even ...
Playing with the Quilting Border Patterns in the Brother Luminaire

Playing with the Quilting Border Patterns in the Brother Luminaire

I'm an embroidery geek. (Surprise!) It started many years ago when my mom, whom I was working for at the ...
Pattern Connection By Camera on the Brother Luminaire

Pattern Connection By Camera on the Brother Luminaire

Today’s the day! Pattern Connection By Camera on the Brother Luminaire Innov-is XP1, herein referred to as the Luminaire (doesn’t ...
A wonderful innovation in design positioning: the Luminaire projector

A wonderful innovation in design positioning: the Luminaire projector

Hi! Folks… thanks for taking the time to pop in today, as I continue exploring some of the basic-yet-not-so-basic camera ...
Design positioning by scanning with the Brother Luminaire

Design positioning by scanning with the Brother Luminaire

Oh – I’m so glad you’re back! The Brother Luminaire Innov-is XP1 feature I covered yesterday, scanning the “Snowman” sticker was ...
Automatic design positioning on the Brother Luminaire Innov-is XP1

Automatic design positioning on the Brother Luminaire Innov-is XP1

Hey, Everyone – I'm excited to explore some more of the Brother Luminaire Innov-is XP1 embroidery toys. Last month when ...
Tidy topstitching makes the Sew Joy quilted banner sparkle!

Tidy topstitching makes the Sew Joy quilted banner sparkle!

This has been such a fun week for me! I enjoy learning something new and trying free motion quilting with ...
User friendly free motion quilting with PFAFF quilt expression 720

User friendly free motion quilting with PFAFF quilt expression 720

It's time to lower the feed dogs! This week I've been building my confidence using the free motion quilting features ...
Free motion the easy way with the PFAFF quilt expression 720

Free motion the easy way with the PFAFF quilt expression 720

Sometimes you need someone to hold your hand when trying something new. The PFAFF quilt expression 720 is definitely user-friendly ...
Making a quilted banner for your sewing space

Making a quilted banner for your sewing space

I'm finally doing it! I have wanted to make myself a banner for my sewing space - forever. In yesterday's ...
Free motion quilting with the PFAFF quilt expression 720

Free motion quilting with the PFAFF quilt expression 720

There's always something new to learn! I've been quilting for a few decades and am just feeling finally ready to ...