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Sewing Adventures: Machine embroidering a lunch bag with the Brother Designi0 DZ820E

Although I still haven’t got my mojo back for completing my ruffled shirt, I’m going full steam ahead with the machine embroidery. Last evening, I decided to start making an updated lunch bag for my daughter’s Zojurishi lunch jar.   And so I sat behind my Brother Designi0 DZ820E and let the machine take over… […]

More Sewing Machine Embroidery; Brother SE400

Easter Sunday I embroidered the design that you see below… The day before Easter, I sewed the machine embroidered car for my six year old nephew and although I’d made a few machine embroidered designs for my daughter. I thought I’d make her something else.     I saw the design, Stitchy Bunny, at the […]

Brother SE400 sewing machine error message: change the speed controller mode to off

I’ve been having fun playing around with my Brother SE400 embroidery machine. I wish I could have more time to devote to it, but life has been busy and I haven’t done as much sewing or knitting as I’d like. However in one of my first adventures with my brand-new Brother SE400, I stumbled upon […]

I just bought the Brother SE400 Combination Computerized Sewing and 4×4 Embroidery Machine

  Sometimes it’s hard to believe that I’ve been sewing for over 36 years… My all time favorite sewing machine happens to be the one that my mother gave to me when I was about nine or ten years old.  It’s an all metal 1960s Singer sewing  machine. She taught me to machine sew when […]

Sewing Adventures: Backpack pattern

All right… I’ve finally taken the plunge and purchased the backpack pattern for my daughter.  I wrote about it in August, in the flurry of back to school activity, my brother and nephew dropping by for the weekend, I completely forgot to place that order. Whoops! In my initial post, I’d planned on starting this […]

Sewing: Don’t forget to protect your purchases…

While some have qualms about purchasing sewing machines online, I’ve never been one of those people. I normally can find the product much cheaper than what I could have purchased it in person. However, I always make sure that I purchase additional protection. With my recent purchase of the Brother 2340CV, I purchased the extended […]

Sewing Adventures: Blind hemmer machine

One machine I’ve forgot to include in my “must have” sewing equation is the blind hemming machine and just like my Overlock sewing machine it only serves one purpose, it creates a finished hem. The blind hemmer has a curved needle, which helps it take a “bite” out of the fabric. and unlike the overlock […]