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Zipper Tunic Top Tutorial with the Brother Innov-Is 990D

This quick and easy blouse makes fun use of an oversize zipper and can also be worn as a vest! Make one to suit your individual sense of style with the Brother Innov-Is 990D Combination Sewing & Embroidery Machine! Dress it up by adding embroidery, or even make an upcycled fashion statement by creating it out of repurposed scarves. Super easy to make and super flattering this look is perfect for day to night!

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I am proud to be a Brother International Corporation sponsored blogger presenting truthful and accurate experiences with products provided by the Home Sewing & Embroidery Division of Brother.

Embroidered Office Folder Video Tutorial with the Brother Innov-Is 990D

I love this new office folder so much that I’m inspired to make a whole bunch in different themes! These would make great gifts for just about anyone and you could even use the built-in Disney embroidery designs that come pre-loaded on the Brother Innovis-990D Combination Sewing & Embroidery Machine to make custom folders for the kids to keep their homework in! The possibilities are endless!

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I am proud to be a Brother International Corporation sponsored blogger presenting truthful and accurate experiences with products provided by the Home Sewing & Embroidery Division of Brother.

Embellished Patchwork Sneakers Video Tutorial with the Brother PE540D Personal Embroidery System

Easily customize your sneakers to reflect your individual sense of style or interests! Embroider these fun little peel and stick patches with the Brother PE540D Personal Embroidery System! Makes a great project for beginner and advanced embroidery enthusiasts alike! Try it on your sneakers then use the same technique on bags, jeans, craft projects and more!!!

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I am proud to be a Brother International Corporation sponsored blogger presenting truthful and accurate experiences with products provided by the Home Sewing & Embroidery Division of Brother.

Brother Fashion Tip of the Week

I’m pleased to share my Fashion Tip of the Week from the Brother Loves Fashion Campaign! As one could expect, it’s a thrifty tip that focuses on re-purposing!

“If you’ve ever ruined a favorite garment with a permanent stain, try this handy trick! Create a paper pattern by disassembling the garment with a seam ripper and tracing the different pieces onto paper. That way you can recreate new replicas of that favorite garment over and over again! And the best part is – you’ll know the sizing is just right!”

~ Marisa Pawelko

Award Winning Celebrity Crafter

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I love working with Brother Home Sewing & Machine Embroidery! There is no limit to the creativity that their quality machines inspire!

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I am proud to be a Brother International Corporation sponsored blogger presenting truthful and accurate experiences with products provided by the Home Sewing & Embroidery Division of Brother.

Zipper Tunic Top with the Brother Innov-is 990D

Hello friends and fellow sewing enthusiasts! This week I am excited to share with you one of the most droolworthy fashion projects I think I’ve ever done! I have gotten so many compliments the two times I’ve worn this top since creating it a few days ago!

Check it out!

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I created this project all on the Brother Innov-Is 990D Combination Sewing & Embroidery machine!

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Although I left this version simple with the black fabric, you could also go to town embroidering the panels with all kinds of cool details!

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The focal point of the awesome garment that I’ve designed here is the fabulous deluxe gold zipper! This was the first time that I attempted to sew a zipper on this machine, and as has been the experience with each time I’ve tried something new on the Innov-Is 990D, it worked like a charm on the very first try!

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This was actually quite an easy design to create and I love how the zipper wraps around the neck to create a really elegant detail on the back. The draping is so flattering on any body type and it shows off the shoulders really nicely! And another really cool thing you can do is wear it over a shirt like a vest!

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I’m working on a video tutorial of this project for Brother’s YouTube channel, so please stay tuned for that so you can learn how to easily recreate this awesome top for yourself!

Disclosure of Material Connections:

I am proud to be a Brother International Corporation sponsored blogger presenting truthful and accurate experiences with products provided by the Home Sewing & Embroidery Division of Brother.