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Mama’s Got Her Own Embroidering Machine… No Really!

 

Ok folks – If you’re like me, you live in a town filled with adorable children wearing monogrammed clothing. I mean, everywhere I turn I see mini tunics with three initials, big bows and pigtails. It’s adorable, but pricey!

I have friends that spend anywhere from $40 to $80 a POP getting customized clothing for their kids. I’ve never jumped on the wagon because I just can’t afford to spend that kind of money on something my children will grow out of in a year.

Well, I found a great workaround! An amazing new embroidery-only machine from Brother™ ̶ the PE-500! Not only is it easy to use, but it’s also priced just right with a price tag of under $300!

Here are some of the fab features:

  • 4”x4” Embroidery Area
  • Automatic Needle Threader that allows for easy threading (thank you!!)
  • Easy-to-Use Backlit LCD Touch-Screen Display
  • 70 built-in designs including floral and applique designs
  • 120 built-in frame patterns
  • 5 built-in font styles
  • Computer connectivity: Import designs from your computer via USB cable. You can even purchase thousands of downloadable embroidery designs on www.ibroidery.com and upload them to your machine this way. I love this because it’s embroidery for the modern mom. SO FUN!

I have a few projects that I am hoping to get through this weekend – including some customized hand towels for my mother. Mother’s Day is right around the corner – LITERALLY.

Stay tuned!

*Brother has provided this machine to me, but the statements and opinions expressed here are my own.

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Vera Sweeney, mom, blogger, social media influencer and New York resident, is the founder of LadyAndTheBlog.com. She is considered one of the top female digital influencers in today’s social media space. Her lifestyle and parenting brand helps busy women stay on top of the latest trends in fashion, food, family and travel.

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  1. Yay Vera! I got a Brother SE400 just before Christmas. It sews and embroiders. Unfortunately because of health problems I haven’t used it much but I have spent tons of time Googling and downloading free PES embroidery patterns. There are some great sites. Have fun!

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