Author Archives: MPC Staff

Free Daily Design: Vintage Candy Corn

In celebration of National Sewing Month, Sew Beautiful is giving away a free design every day. Here is today’s design, a vintage pair of cute candy corns. 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...

Last Week’s WINNERS!

We have Winners to announce!! Below are the selected winners for last week’s Sewing Month Giveaways! 9/3 Winner of the materials for the Lacy Ruffles Hanger Cover & a copy of Precious Baby Daygowns: Square Yoke Collection…Capi! 9/4 Winner of the materials for the Heavenly Bliss Daygown & a copy of...

Free Daily Design: Cars 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 cars picture smocking plate. 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 and “Save As”. You...

Free Daily Design: Vintage Flower Motif

In celebration of National Sewing Month, Sew Beautiful is giving away a free design every day. Here is today’s design, a vintage flower motif. 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...

No need to cry over torn lace!

Today we are talking LACE!   Martha is no stranger to lace and using it to make beautiful garments.  Today we want to share a Lace Hearts segment of the Lace Shaping DVD from the Martha Pullen TV Collection.   Click HERE How long have you been a fan of Martha’s on television?...

Free Daily Design: Baby Bird Embroidery Design

In celebration of National Sewing Month, Sew Beautiful is giving away a free design every day. Here is today’s design, featuring two baby birds and a “baby” blocks banner. Enjoy! Note: This is a line art design. To save it to your computer, simply right click and choose “Save As” from the menu;...

Where Women Create: Martha Pullen

Today we are going to take an inside look at  Martha’s Sewing Room!  She was featured in a recent issue of  Where Women Create Magazine.   (The issue that Martha was in can be purchased here.) Text from Martha’s article: From schoolteacher to college professor to entrepreneur, Martha Campbell Pullen, Ph.D., ...

Reader Survey

We want to hear from you,  our readers and fans! We would very much appreciate your participation in our multiple choice/fill-in-the-blank survey. We are continuously striving to provide up-to-date information that is both valuable and relevant to the sewing and crafting communities. Will you please take some time right now to...

Free Daily Design: Vintage Rose Motif

In celebration of National Sewing Month, Sew Beautiful is giving away a free design every day. Here is today’s design, a vintage rose motif. 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...