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September IEC: Fall Embroidery Designs

Stitch up some fun projects with our new September designs — two fabulous fall embroidery designs! Celebrate baby’s first Halloween with the adorable “My First Boo!” design. This motif will be so sweet stitched on a little shirt or onesie, or even a diaper cover or bib. The second design in this month’s...

Fun Projects to Sew for Fall

Hello again, friends! We opened registration for two new Martha Pullen events this week: our live Minneapolis School of Art Fashion Boutique Nov. 7-9 as well as our first non-licensing online course, Women’s Shirts: The Best of Everything with Cynthia Guffey which begins Sept. 26. Cynthia has taught the last couple of years at our School of...

What Our Students Think About Online Licensing

We kicked off our Heirloom I Online Licensing course this week, and registration is still open if you would like to join us! Don’t worry, you haven’t missed anything. Because the course is online, you can sew along with us all on your own schedule. The Heirloom I course curriculum includes...

5 Great Heirloom Sewing Projects

What’s better than finding the perfect heirloom pattern to sew? Having a project kit for that pattern so you’ve got everything you need to make it, all in one convenient place! If you have ever been to one of our live and in-person events, you know that we put together beautiful...

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,...

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...

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...