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Making your own appliques on the Brother Luminaire

Making your own appliques on the Brother Luminaire

Welcome, back, everyone - looks like this is getting to be a habit, LOL. I'm just having so much fun ...
Create stippling-in-the-hoop with the Brother Luminaire

Create stippling-in-the-hoop with the Brother Luminaire

Hi, again, folks…Welcome back! When I left off yesterday after meandering through some of the Brother Luminaire embroidery editing tools, ...
Playing with the Brother Luminaire embroidery editing tools

Playing with the Brother Luminaire embroidery editing tools

I’m ba-ack! And…obviously, so are you! I’m so glad you’re here to share in the discoveries as we step beyond ...
Embroidery screen workflow of the Brother Luminaire Innov-is XP1

Embroidery screen workflow of the Brother Luminaire Innov-is XP1

Thanks for joining me again today as I continue to explore the Brother Luminaire Innov-is XP1 embroidery features. I’m so glad ...
Exploring the vast embroidery capabilities of the Brother Luminaire XP1

Exploring the vast embroidery capabilities of the Brother Luminaire XP1

When asked to write about embroidery on the Brother Luminaire Innov-is XP1 (aka the Luminaire), my first thought was, “Um…wanna narrow ...
How to use the exciting technology of mySewnet file sharing

How to use the exciting technology of mySewnet file sharing

What do you think of the bobbin work from yesterday's post? It's a super way to embellish your projects and I can't ...
10 tips to successful bobbin work

10 tips to successful bobbin work

Welcome back! Now that your space is tidied up and you've way more time to sew, did you make some ...
Tips for sewing the perfect square in a square quilt block

Tips for sewing the perfect square in a square quilt block

Yesterday, I shared with you the importance of easy sewing machine maintenance that should be done upon the completion of ...
Easy sewing machine maintenance

Easy sewing machine maintenance

Did you enjoy the time-saving tips from yesterday? Simple stuff, but once you're organized you'll have more time to play ...
7 time-saving tips for more sewing time

7 time-saving tips for more sewing time

It's great to be back with another exciting week of tips to share with you. This week, I'll be working ...
Adding professional touches on quilted tote using the quilt expression 720

Adding professional touches on quilted tote using the quilt expression 720

It's time to turn the quilted panels into a tote bag! In yesterday's post, I finished quilting the front and ...
Stippling options built-in the quilt expression 720 make creativity soar

Stippling options built-in the quilt expression 720 make creativity soar

Are we having fun yet? Adding stitches to the quilted tote bag is like adding decorative touches to a special ...
The PFAFF quilt expression 720 and its spectacular built-in stitches

The PFAFF quilt expression 720 and its spectacular built-in stitches

The weather is nice and road trips are beckoning - or maybe just a quick visit to a sewing friend's ...
PFAFF quilt expression 720 makes tapered stitches out of built-in stitches

PFAFF quilt expression 720 makes tapered stitches out of built-in stitches

Creating a tote bag is just the first step this week. In yesterday's post, I explained three of the several ...
Starting a quilted project on the right (presser) foot!

Starting a quilted project on the right (presser) foot!

Do you feel the excitement in the air or is it just me? It's the season of quilt shows and ...
Quilted bag sports extraordinary quilt expression 720 built-in stitches

Quilted bag sports extraordinary quilt expression 720 built-in stitches

As quilters, getting ready for summer means making a quilted tote to carry our precious quilt project during our travels ...
Quilting options on the Brother Luminaire sewing and embroidery machine

Quilting options on the Brother Luminaire sewing and embroidery machine

Yesterday I showed you how to trim the blocks and add sashing and borders on the Leaf wall quilt. Now ...
Machine applique the Brother Luminaire way

Machine applique the Brother Luminaire way

Yesterday you learned how to prepare plastic templates and use them on your curved strips that had been embellished with ...
Preparing applique shapes for machine applique

Preparing applique shapes for machine applique

Yesterday you sewed your strips together using decorative stitching on the Brother Luminaire Innov-ís XP1. There are so many decorative stitches ...
Sewing seams using decorative stitches?

Sewing seams using decorative stitches?

Yesterday I showed you how to prepare some fabric strips in preparation for decorative stitching with the new Brother The ...