Author Archives: MPC Staff

Last Chance to win a Baby Lock machine!

This month has been so much fun! We have loved celebrating National Sewing Month. We hope you have enjoyed it too, and maybe you even learned something! Here is your last chance to enter to win a brand new, Baby Lock Sofia2 sewing machine! The contest runs until midnight CST tonight,...

Free Daily Design: Retro Christmas Tree

In celebration of National Sewing Month, Sew Beautiful is giving away a free design every day. Here is today’s design, a curly retro Christmas tree. Enjoy! Note: This is a line art design. To save it to your computer, simply right click and choose “Save As” from the menu; or on a Mac,...

Free Daily Design: Swirly Tree

In celebration of National Sewing Month, Sew Beautiful is giving away a free design every day. Here is today’s design, a pretty swirly tree. Enjoy! Note: This is a line art design. To save it to your computer, simply right click and choose “Save As” from the menu; or on a Mac, control-click...

We adore Stitch Magazine!

Are you familiar with Stitch magazine?   If not, you are missing out! Stitch is the best source for today’s modern and stylish home décor, garment and wearable accessory patterns and projects. Each issue is filled with more than 30 creative sewing projects with detailed instructions, illustrations, diagrams, fabric suggestions, notions...

Free Daily Design: Rocketship Embroidery

In celebration of National Sewing Month, Sew Beautiful is giving away a free design every day. Here is today’s design, a cute little rocket ship – great for boys. Enjoy! Note: This is a line art design. To save it to your computer, simply right click and choose “Save As” from the menu;...

Drum roll please….

Announcing…  …the selected winners for last week’s  Sewing Month Giveaways! 9/17 Winner of the materials for the Design-it-Yourself Challenge (Sew Serendipity The Francesca Skirt Pattern)…Holly Tolman! 9/18 Winner of the Sew Serendipity Bags book…Alice Jessup! 9/19 Winner of the Creativity for Kids Sew Cute Kits are:   Gina Sandoval Evelyn Macgregor Paula...

Sew Beautiful: A Profile + giveaways!

Sew Beautiful: A Profile Sew Beautiful, in the hands of a sewing enthusiast, is both a roadmap to creative design and a diary of sewing tradition with a rich patina. Knowing our challenge is to honor heirloom techniques while at the same time staying current, we build our content as if...

Free Daily Design: Bird Embroidery Template

In celebration of National Sewing Month, Sew Beautiful is giving away a free design every day. Here is today’s design, a beautiful little bird. Enjoy! Note: This is a line art design. To save it to your computer, simply right click and choose “Save As” from the menu; or on a Mac, control-click...

A closer look at Stitch Craft Create!

Magazine Week! This week we delve into the world of magazines, including Stitch Craft Create, Sew Beautiful, and Stitch. Today we will highlight Stitch Craft Create. Stitch Craft Create is a refreshing magazine devoted to celebrating a creative lifestyle. Through inspiration, motivation, crafting ideas and how-to projects, Stitch Craft Create offers...

Free Daily Design: Santa and Reindeer Picture Smocking Plate

In celebration of National Sewing Month, Sew Beautiful is giving away a free design every day. Here is today’s design, a picture smocking plate of Santa and his reindeer. Enjoy! Note: To save this plate to your computer, simply right click and choose “Save As” from the menu; or on a Mac, control-click...