Laura Ashley Tabs Brother as Sewing-Machine Licensee



BRIDGEWATER, N.J.–Laura Ashley and Brother International have formed a license agreement for a multifunctional sewing and quilting machine branded under the Laura Ashley name.

Called the Laura Ashley Limited Edition NX-2000, the machine includes 430 built-in stitches to help users create items inspired by Laura Ashley. It’s also decorated with signature Laura Ashley floral motifs in chalk pink and white. The two companies are aiming the new machine at home sewers, quilters and do-it-yourself home-decorating consumers.

The Laura Ashley sewing machine will be available at authorized Brother Innov-is dealers throughout the nation beginning in June.