Sew Sweet Academy Blog I made a quilt with my Brother Luminaire XP3!

I made a quilt with my Brother Luminaire XP3!


If you're looking to create an edge-to-edge quilt design, the Brother Luminaire XP3 is a great tool to help you achieve that. I know this because I did it! You read that right... I - MADE - A - QUILT!!! Yay me. You can do it too, here's how...

This state-of-the-art sewing and embroidery machine is packed with features that make it easier than ever to create professional-quality quilts. In this post, I'll walk you through the steps I followed to use the Brother Luminaire XP3 to create an edge-to-edge quilt design. Note my machine was upgraded to an XP3.

Step 1: Choose your design

The first step is to choose the design you want to use for your quilt. There are a few different ways you can do this. I used the preloaded design from my machine. 

Step 2: Set up your fabric

Before you can start sewing, you'll need to set up your fabric. This involves attaching the quilt top to the batting and backing fabric. You'll want to make sure your fabric is taut and wrinkle-free before you start sewing.

Step 3: Set up your machine

Now it's time to set up your Brother Luminaire XP3. First, make sure your embroidery unit is attached to your machine. Then, select the embroidery design you want to use, and adjust the size and placement as needed. Since I used the edge-to-edge function I simply entered the length and width measurements. The machine took care of the rest. It told me how many placements were needed and the directional stitch-outs. 

Step 4: Start sewing

Once your machine is set up, you're ready to start sewing. The Brother Luminaire XP3 has a number of features that make it easy to create an edge-to-edge quilt design. For example, the machine has a large embroidery area and a high-speed stitching capability, which means you can sew quickly and accurately.

As you stitch, you'll need to move the quilt fabric around to make sure the embroidery design is evenly distributed. I initially thought this would be a bit tricky, but with the projector feature, I was able to get the hang of it.

Step 5: Finish your quilt

Once you've sewn the entire quilt top, you're ready to finish your quilt. You'll need to trim the excess batting and backing fabric and sew on the binding. (I am going to ask my mom to do this part for me...shhh don't tell her!) Then, you can enjoy your beautiful new edge-to-edge quilt!

Overall, the Brother Luminaire XP3 is an excellent tool for creating edge-to-edge quilt designs. With its advanced features and easy-to-use interface, you can create professional-quality quilts in no time. Whether you're a seasoned quilter or just getting started, the Brother Luminaire XP3 is definitely worth checking out.

Watch the replay of Sew Sweet Sunday on my YouTube channel to see how much fun I had during this project. Also discover how you can learn machine embroidery without overwhelm and frustration. Click HERE to watch now!


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