Author Archives: Natalie Nettles

Serger I Online Licensing Testimonials

Our Serger I Online Licensing course begins August 31! This online course premiered last year, and we are so excited to offer it again to a new group of licensing students. This class includes 20+ projects to download and videos to support the project instructions – plus you have access to some...

The Art of Reproducing Royal Garments

Reproducing vintage baby and children’s clothes is one of our specialties here at Martha Pullen Co. It all started many years when Martha Pullen first discovered antique baby clothes along London’s Portobello Road and set out on a journey to learn how to recreate the garments’ gorgeous heirloom techniques. Of course,...

Video Tutorial: Shaping a Lace Heart

My favorite types of sewing techniques are those that look complicated, but are actually quite easy to create. Lace shaping falls nicely into that category! Often used on christening gowns and other heirloom creations, lace shapes can add a beautiful and unique embellishment to projects. In this clip from Martha Pullen’s Lace...

It’s School Time – Serger School Time, That Is!

As summer starts to wind down, now is a great time to head back to school – serger school, that is! We’re bringing back our Serger I Online Licensing course Aug. 31, and we would love to have you join us. You all know serging is my favorite, so this course...

Back to School Designs (August 2015 Monthly Designs)

Head back to school in style with our August 2015 Internet Embroidery Club designs! This set of four mini coordinating motifs includes three apple designs and a stack of school books. They’ll add the perfect touch to bookmarks, book covers, backpacks and lunch boxes, and will also be cute on shirt...

Stitching Granitos on Pleated Fabric

Granitos are easy to stitch and create ideal petals for many kinds of flowers, including the yellow daisies featured on this beautiful “Caitlan” dress designed by Claar Crul. Featured in issue #91 of Australian Smocking & Embroidery, this beautiful little sundress is smocked and embroidered in cheerful colors and trimmed with...

August Internet Embroidery Club Designs are Live

Head back to school in style with our August 2015 Internet Embroidery Club designs! This set of four mini coordinating motifs includes three apple designs and a stack of school books. They’ll add the perfect touch to bookmarks, book covers, backpacks and lunch boxes, and will also be cute on shirt...