Editor’s Blog

Create a Baby Bib from a Doily

When baby is dressed in a christening gown or other elegant attire, the last thing you want to do is mar the look with a colorful cartoon bib. This quick-and-easy bib from Martha Pullen’s book, Elegant Sewing for Baby, is made using a pretty linen doily … so it not only...

Sewing for a Little Princess

It’s a girl! Like the rest of the world, I am so excited about the birth of Princess Charlotte Elizabeth Diana of Cambridge – and of course I can’t help but daydream about the beautiful heirloom garments she will surely wear. Little Prince George is always dressed so adorably in his...

Register for Virginia’s School of Art Fashion Boutique!

Registration is now open for Martha Pullen’s September School of Art Fashion Boutique! The event will be held in Fredericksburg, VA Sept. 28-30 at the Fredericksburg Expo and Conference Center. Sign up for the School of your choice, where you’ll sew with your teacher for the full two-and-a-half day duration of...

Mother’s Day Gift Ideas to Sew

Want to make something special this Mother’s Day? Sew a handmade gift with a downloadable pattern from our online store. The six projects featured here are all available to download instantly, so you can start creating right away. Whether you’re sewing for your own mother – or helping the grandkids create...

Heirloom I Update & Machine Embroidery Tips

Our Heirloom I Online Licensing course kicked off Thursday, and if you’d like to join us there’s still time! Don’t worry, you haven’t missed anything – this course is 24/7, so you can download the handouts, watch the videos, work on your projects, email us questions, etc. whenever it fits best...

May Internet Embroidery Club Designs are Live

Add beautiful floral detail to your upcoming projects with our May Internet Embroidery Club designs. These four coordinating motifs include a Floral Wreath and Swag as well as decorative “HIS” and “HERS” Lettering. Combine the designs or stitch them separately on towels, pillows, robes and more to create elegant couples gifts for...

How to Serge a Knit Bonnet

Looking for a quick-and-easy baby shower gift? This tailored knit baby bonnet is the perfect solution. Designed by our Director of Education and serger extraordinaire Kathy McMakin, the knit bonnet is featured on her popular serger workshop DVD Knit Baby Daygown & Bonnets. Soft-and-cuddly knit sews together in a flash on...

Personalize Projects With an Embroidery Alphabet

Embroidered alphabets are such a great resource to have when you want to personalize a special project! Whether you want to embroider a name, initial or monogram, they can add the perfect custom touch to gifts for any occasion under the sun: weddings, birthdays, baby showers, housewarmings and more. We have...

Martha Invites You to Her Favorite Online Licensing

Our Heirloom I Online Licensing course begins this Thursday, April 30! We are so excited to offer you this opportunity to become a licensed Martha Pullen heirloom sewing teacher. This 18-week online course will not only help you perfect your heirloom sewing skills, but also give you a ready-to-teach curriculum of...

Serger I Jewelry Keeper Creations

One of the great features of our Martha Pullen Online Licensing program is the project image gallery – a place where the students can post photos of their online licensing projects to share with one another. It’s always so fun to see their creativity and individual personalities shining through on their...