Author Archives: MPC Staff

Child’s Free Jacket Pattern Instructions

Download this project’s instructions. Download this project’s pattern. A free pattern supplement in conjunction with the article “Winter Roses — A Wool Felt Ensemble” by Clarrisa Gossett Sew Beautiful Fall Issue #144. For convenient links to fabrics and materials shown, visit our Shopping List page and select the title of this...

The Natalie Skirt

By Janet Gilbert Double layer skirt from the “Natalie” pattern. Skirt is made from the Sew Beautiful “Natalie” pattern (knee length). Download this article as a PDF Sew a skirt with two easy pieces: From Sew Beautiful magazine Issue 144. Turn a dress pattern into a great fashion skirt. This pattern...

Easy-sew wrap skirt: From Sew Beautiful magazine

Download this project as a PDF. By Janet Gilbert How to make a reversible wrap skirt from a dress pattern (Sew Beautiful Collection Wrap Dress pattern). Follow along as Janet shares how to make an elastic-waist, reversible wrap skirt using the “Wrap Dress” pattern from the Sew Beautiful pattern collection from...

Zipper Tape Flower Pin: How to Make a Pinwheel Flower with Zipper Tape

Download this project as a PDF. This is a free article supplement in conjunction with the article “All Zipped Up” — featuring Kari Mecca’s zipper box pleat sewing technique featured in the Sew Beautiful Fall Issue #144. Purchase Materials: Zipper tape by the yard and Kari Mecca’s Whimsy Pinwheel Tools are...

Sew Beautiful Patterns 2011

2011 Sew Beautiful patterns include Little Lad Sunday Suit, Natalie Christening Gown, Sassy Sailor Sundress, and more!

Sew Beautiful Patterns 2010

2010 Sew Beautiful patterns include Claire's Vintage Velvet Dress, Round Yoke Vintage Blouse, The Ultimate Apron and more!

Sew Beautiful Patterns 2009

2009 Sew Beautiful patterns include a Winter Christening Robe, Misses Petal-Sleeve Top, a Victorian Corset Cover, and more!

Sew Beautiful Issue 144 Shopping List

You can buy products featured in Sew Beautiful Magazine! Just shop by article in our online store. For more products, browse by issue: Issue 144Issue 143Issue 141Issue 140Issue 139Issue 138Issue 137Issue 136Issue 135Issue 134Issue 133Issue 132Issue 131Issue 130Issue 129 Nifty Knits Shop Product List > Ready to Embroidery Baby Knits Blankets...

Creating Templates For Designs That Require Multiple Hoopings

Use the following steps to create templates for embroidery design “parts” that need to be combined to form a whole or larger design. The use of templates will insure the accuracy of the “parts” placement. The 5×7" designs have two or more parts for each full design. Embroider Part "A" first,...

How to Coordinate Fabric and Trim

Martha’s Classic Cottons have matching trims! Displayed prettily, a length of ribbon provides a finishing touch that propels the ordinary into the extraordinary. A. Baby Piping – Available in Solid or Micro-Check B. Spaghetti Bias – Available in Solid or Micro-Check C. Picot-Edge Folded Bias – Available in Solid or Micro-Check...