Author Archives: MPC Staff

Are you ready for IEC 2013?!

Introducing…The NEW and IMPROVEDInternet Embroidery Club (IEC) from Martha Pullen! The Internet Embroidery Club (IEC) is a calendar year membership (January through December) providing embroidery designs of the highest quality for members to download to their own computers.  When you join, you will be able to download all the designs (January...

Black Friday and Cyber Monday Sew Deals

Black Friday and Cyber Monday is coming soon…  and Martha Pullen’s Store and Sew Beautiful magazine have pulled all the stops  to make sure you get great deals for all your heirloom sewing needs. Take advantage of low prices to get stocked up for Easter.  Turquoise and Shrimp silk dupioni layered...

Did you also wonder….?? Twitter question answered!

Do you recall this article in our recent  Ribbon Issue? We were contacted via twitter by @SewShine, asking about the beautiful flowers that were shown in the pictures of this article, “Origami Ribbon Trim” by Sis Hutchison, but there were no instructions within the text. I was happy to inform her...

Would you like to meet Martha?

You could WIN an ALL-EXPENSES-PAID TRIP to the Martha Pullen SCHOOL OF ART FASHION 2013! PLUS: See your item FEATURED in Sew Beautiful magazine & website! PLUS: Enjoy an AFTERNOON TEA  with MARTHA PULLEN! NEW CONTEST! NEW CATEGORIES! NEW JUDGES! Share the love and care you put into all of your...

Turn Lace Scraps into Glowing Lace!

How many times have you finished a project & had leftover scraps of lace?  And usually, they are so small, there isn’t much need for them, right? Here is a quick and easy use for those scraps of lace that will easily brighten up a room! Light up the autumn season with a...

10k LIKES on Facebook!

Thank you!  Thank you!   We love our fans, and to show you just how much, we are going to have a giveaway: This magnifying table lamp will become your best partner when working with details. The combination of the 12w Full Spectrum Naturalight tube and the 3.5 in. lens will...

Book highlight: How to Price and Sell Your Crafts

Price Your Crafts Right – Sell Your Crafts Fast Thinking about selling those crafts you’ve been giving away as gifts or maybe you are just running out of rooms to put them in? Sites like Etsy.com are reporting record sales of handmade items. But craft makers taking the initial leap into...

Painting Autumn Pumpkins

Creativity oozes from the pores of our employees!  Sometimes, however, our work hours get bogged down with meetings, deadlines, and stress and we don’t get to sit back, relax, socialize and let the creativity flow.  So we occasionally schedule after-work gatherings!   We had one last night.  We all brought pumpkins, glue,...

Ribbon Pillow Presents by Elaine Schmidt

Here’s a peek at one of the many ribbon projects that awaits you in our upcoming Ribbon Issue, on newstands October 23rd! Sewn from elegant woven ribbons and velveteen fabric, these easy-to-make “presents” from Elaine Schmidt become special accent pillows that will dress up any room for the holidays.  If desired,...