Author Archives: Natalie Nettles

Heirloom I Online Licensing: All the Techniques!

We’re just a week away from kicking off our Heirloom I Online Licensing! A few weeks ago, I shared a preview with you of some of the more than 20 beautiful projects included in this curriculum, and today I’d like to focus on another great aspect of the course: all the techniques! You’ll...

Online Licensing Early-Bird Registration Bonus Offer!

We’re offering an early registration bonus for our Heirloom I Online Licensing! Register for the course by this Saturday, August 6, 2016 to receive a FREE copy of Martha Pullen’s Antique Sewing Techniques video download! Martha loves antique clothes from the Victorian and Edwardian eras and on the video, she shares pieces...

August IEC: Woodland Creatures

Internet Embroidery Club members, get ready for fall sewing with our new August monthly designs! This adorable collection of woodland creatures includes a squirrel, fox, mushroom and owl. They’ll be adorable stitched on projects for babies or little ones — from garments and bibs to diaper bags and backpacks to pillows,...

Woodland Creatures (August 2016 Monthly Designs)

Get ready for fall sewing with our new August monthly designs. This adorable collection of woodland creatures includes a squirrel, fox, mushroom and owl. They’ll be adorable stitched on projects for babies or little ones — from garments and bibs to diaper bags and backpacks to pillows, towels and more. The...

Preview Our Fredericksburg School of Art Fashion!

Our next School of Art Fashion Boutique kicks off Sept. 26 in Fredericksburg, VA! We’re offering five great schools at this event, so you can choose just how you’d like to spend your time with us. Whether you want to focus on children’s garment construction, fitting techniques, machine embroidery or become a licensed...

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5 Great Embroidery Stitches

Decorative hand embroidery can add such a special touch to our sewing projects. No matter what form of needlework you enjoy — smocking, crazy patch, silk ribbon embroidery, etc. — there are a number of great embroidery stitches that are good to know. Below I’ve gathered together five of my favorite...

Hot Rolls & Maid Service (July 2016 Bonus Designs)

Make a couple of fun embroidered projects with these special bonus designs! The first design, made to be used on a bread cloth for a bread basket, says “Hot Rolls Make the…” (with an embroidered butterfly in flight centered below the wording). Instructions for making and embroidering the bread cloth project are...

How to Sew Entredeux to Flat or Gathered Fabric

Summertime calls for all kinds of adorable children’s garments – from comfy play ensembles to adorable heirloom creations. But you don’t have to choose between comfort and cuteness with our brand new Summertime Baby Dress, Bloomers and Hat Kit. The top in this sweet ensemble is a comfortable little play top, but...

July Bonus Internet Embroidery Club Designs + Projects!

Looking for a quick and easy embroidery project? We just gave our 2016 Internet Embroidery Club members a couple of bonus embroidery designs, along with instructions for using them on some fun projects. The first design, made to be used on a bread cloth for a bread basket, says “Hot Rolls...

Sneak Peek: Heirloom I Online Licensing

Our Heirloom I Online Licensing begins August 15! This course includes all the projects and techniques taught at our Heirloom I in-person licensing events, but the online licensing format allows you master it all in the comfort of your own home. The curriculum includes the most wonderful collection of ready-to-teach heirloom projects —...