Camp Runway 2017 – six weeks of Sew Much Fun

Posted on: July 21st, 2017 by admin

ScanNCut Software Update

Posted on: March 3rd, 2015 by admin

A new update is available for ScanNCut users!

The following features have been added:

– Undoing an operation

– Enlarging the Pattern by 400%

– Moving Patterns after Displaying Enlarged.

– Changed the name of the “Delete Size” key on the image editing screen and the default setting.


The following features have been enhanced:

– Converting recalled data to cutting line.

– Welding (Mergining outlines of multiple patterns) feature.

The following features has been added to the models of CM550DX:

– Cutting an Appliqué Piece

Please click the link below to update!

Is your machine up to date?

Posted on: February 25th, 2014 by admin


Have you checked your sewing or embroidery machine to see if it is currently updated?

Here are a list of instructions to see if your machine is updated:

1. Go to the setting page of your machine and go to the stitch count page

2. It will tell you right below what version your machine is on

3.  Click right below on “Software driver models” to see which machine is yours and the latest update for your machine:                                                                                                                                                                      Software driver models

4. Once you are done with step 3, click on the link to go to the Brother website and update your machine by connecting it to the computer by direct connect or USB:

Chalkboard Placemat

Posted on: January 29th, 2014 by admin

Wednesday, Feb. 5 12:30pm-3pm

Join us at this class to create a wonderful place mat for that special person in your life.  This easy project can be made for Valentines Day or any time of the year.  Write messages to others, reminders, or keep your self occupied while waiting.  All you need to bring is a 1/2yd of fabric, small coordinating scraps and 1/2yd of batting; or if you prefer we have these items in the store for purchase.   A piece of chalk cloth  a terry wipe, and chalk can be purchased for $2. Class is $20.
Sign up by: clicking here to let us know Call if you have any questions – 561-999-9992.

Tape Measure Bag – Friday, June 7th – 10am-2pm

Posted on: April 30th, 2013 by admin
Bag of the Month 

tape measure bag

Just in time for summer, come make this cute and easy little bag utilizing an ordinary yellow measuring tape.  The tape measure is used as the closure  and snaps together to hold the contents inside.You can make these bags in any size with any fabric. Use them for yourself and make plenty for friends too!  The possibilities are endless.
 Cost is $30 – includes fabrics from our Fabricology Resource Center 🙂
Call 561-999-9992 or email to reserve your place!

Brothers & Others Club – Friday May 10th – 1pm-3pm

Posted on: April 30th, 2013 by admin

Have you ever had trouble sewing knits, chiffons, or heavy weight fabrics? Come and learn some tricks of the trade and get tips that will help make sewing these difficult fabrics much easier.

Bring along your recent projects to share with everyone and enjoy a 20% discount on all our fabric and notions.

CLUB IS FREE to those who RSVP – $5 day of event
Click here to RSVP Yes I want to learn how to sew difficult fabrics or call 561-999-9992

The Workshops are Coming!

Posted on: January 19th, 2013 by admin

Have you ever had trouble downloading embroidery images and patterns from your computer?

See our list of workshops below and find out when we are offering instructions
and tips for embroidering downloads.


The Convertible Bag
Friday, February 8, 2013

Donna will be teaching this class on how to make a convertible bag. We will be using a leather strap and cotton fabric for the structure of the bag and you will be bringing in your favorite fabric for the outer shell.
COST: $30.00
TIME: 10 – 12 PM.
(Remember to bring your favorite fabric. Your supplies of strap, cotton inner shell and Peltex are all included in the cost of the class.)

The Zipper Bag 
Friday, March 1, 2013
Donna will be teaching this class on making a bag filled with zippers. Zippers anywhere and everywhere you want them. Learn how to insert zippers in a zip!
COST: $30.00
TIME: 10 – 12 PM.
The Amy Butler Bag 

Friday, April 5, 2013 
This is to be announced.
TIME: 10 – 12 PM.

(20% discount storewide when you attend, excluding machines)

Wednesday, February 13, 2013
TIME: 1:00 – 3:00 PM.
Learn about stabilizer, thread, and needles.

Computer Embroidery: The Ins and Outs
Wednesday, February 13, 2013
TIME: 10:00 – 12:00 PM
Bring your computer, leave your machine at home! We’ll teach you how to quickly and easily download your favorite embroidery designs from the internet directly to your computer.

The Latte Pillow

Friday, February 221, 2013 
TIME: 10:00 – 12:00 PM
Bring your embroidery machine and create a one-of-a kind pillow or quilt block.
First session free and 20% discount on everything in the store excluding
Thursday, January 31, 2013 
TIME: 6:00 – 8:00 PM
We will brainstorm through facilitated discussion the art and skills applicable to enhancing creative endeavours and income generation.
Future club meetings will focus on using social media for marketing purposes (storefronts on etsy, lulu, ect., rankings on search engines, creation of popular web presence, constant contact newsletter, marketing through advertising, etc.).

New prices as of January 1, 2013

Posted on: December 27th, 2012 by admin

As of 1/1/2013 a private class will cost $35, a single sewing class will be $25,  and a set of four will go to $80. We love our current students who been with us so for all you Sew Much Fun-ers you get one FREE class for every set of four classes that you purchase.

Please remember when buying sets of four classes that they must be used within 60 days of purchase.

All current unused classes from 2012 must be used no later than March 15, 2013.

Make a Snowflake for the Students of Sandy Hook

Posted on: December 23rd, 2012 by admin

If you are interested in showing that your hearts and prayers are with the survivors of the Sandy Hook School Shooting – consider making several free standing lace snowflakes to be sent to the Connecticut PTA.

If you participate be sure to send in snowflakes to arrive by January 3rd 2013.

The following is from Embroidery Library:

Free through January 10, 2013

Words cannot describe the sadness and grief that we felt at the news of the Sandy Hook school shooting. Our thoughts and prayers have been with the community as we struggle to understand this loss.

Recently we learned of a great way to support the community. The PTA will welcome the students to their new school with a winter wonderland, and are asking people to send snowflakes to decorate the school.

You can read more about the effort at the PTA website here. If you have spare time this holiday season, please make a few snowflakes with this free lace design found at Send snowflakes to:

Connecticut PTSA
60 Connolly Parkway
Building 12, Suite 103
Hamden, CT 06514

Embroiderers are so generous with their time and talents. We know that together we can fill the new school with snowflakes. Please mail your snowflakes so that they arrive at the PTA office by January 12th, 2013. Thank you!

If you’re new to making freestanding lace, click here for a free tutorial!

Available in three sizes:
5.04″x4.35″ and3.85″x3.33″ and3.04″x2.63″

Newest Successful Business Venture!

Posted on: December 19th, 2012 by admin

“Hi Lori, I hope you’re having an excellent week.

As this year comes to an end I am thankful for many great opportunities that came about during 2012, I want to personally thank you Lori and the great team at Sew Much Fun for your constant and amazing work.

I came into your store for the first time last year wanting to learn about basic sewing and stitching; at that point, I was new to the industry and had many, many, many questions. Lori, you never made me feel like I was a stranger and you never doubted my interest and potential in the embroidery industry. I knew from that moment that I had found a great friend and embroidery mentor.

Your help and vast knowledge, made it easier for us to choose the right machine for our business and today we are the proud owners of a Brother PR1000e. Our business is growing thanks to our new machine and our website has seen a significant spike in sales with all the new products we can now offer.

Thank you once again Lori for all the business conversations, embroidery and sewing lessons, and for being a great friend.

We wish you the best for the holidays and many blessings in the the new year!

P.S. I included a few pictures of some of our embroidery products made with our new PR 1000e 🙂

Have a great day!


Hector Sanchez, MGL Design INC

C: 678-488-4934

O: 305-600-1354

MacBroidery Software

Posted on: December 14th, 2012 by admin

– compatible with embroidery machines

– preview your designs and fonts

– advanced user-friendly interface

– built for Mac

– recipes for fabrics and caps

– resizable fonts and designs

– design templates

– editing capabilities

Go gere for MacBroidery Embroidery Lettering Software!



Another Entrepreneur Success Story

Posted on: November 7th, 2012 by admin

Wendy Doherty bought a 1500D last February and has started personalizing wedding, baby and sorority items.  Her mother-in-law owns a wedding invitation business and works inside a wedding shop.  Wendy started by personalizing ribbons to go inside wedding dresses, and branched out to attendant gifts rather quickly.  She also started selling to family and friends on her FaceBook page.  She set up her Etsy shop several months ago under the name of Sewcially Chic and made $2000 the first month!!!

Her site is  Check it out for pictures, etc.

Wendy was just in and already looking at a bigger machine because she is about to outgrow hers.

personalized robe

personalized robe

personalized bib & burp set

personalized bib & burp set