Editor’s Blog

Online Licensing Testimonials

Our Teaching Beginning Sewing Online Licensing program kicks off Feb. 23! The course was first held last spring (our very first online licensing event) – and we are so excited to offer it again. This tried-and-true curriculum will prepare you to teach beginning sewing and includes 20+ projects to download and...

Adding Ruffles to Princess Seams

We’re experiencing some fabulous weather here in Alabama this week – sunshine and highs in the 60s – and it has me longing for spring/summer designs and bright/colorful prints. This lovely little sundress, which was originally featured in issue #149 of Sew Beautiful, was designed by Connie Palmer and was made...

How to Stitch Beaded Picot Edging

I have lots of exciting event news to share with you! Registration is now open for our 2015 face-to-face Teacher Licensing events! Woohoo! We are gearing up for our March School of Art Fashion Boutiques, too – I so hope you can join us this year for one or more of...

Licensing Registration is Open!

Registration is now open for our 2015 live Teacher Licensing Events! We are so excited about this year’s face-to-face licensing lineup, which includes three of our most popular curriculums (two of which we are retiring this year), plus one brand new curriculum! Nationally recognized educators Peggy Dilbone, Kathy McMakin, Connie Palmer,...

Lace Shaping Diamonds

Beautiful lace shapes never go out of style, and they are so much easier to make than one might think. Today I’d like to focus on the lace diamond, as this is one of the simplest lace shapes to make – there is no curving involved, just a series of easy...

“Teaching Beginning Sewing Online Licensing” is Back!

Great news ::: Our Teaching Beginning Sewing Online Licensing Course is coming back Feb. 23 – June 30! Watch Martha’s video invitation and read on to learn more about this teacher licensing opportunity: Our online teacher licensing events are the definition of convenience – you can access the course anywhere, anytime,...

Embroidering Baby Knits by Hand

Can a baby ever have too many soft-and-cuddly knits? From daygowns and onesies to bonnets and bibs, there are so many great and practical items to make for baby’s everyday wear. Whether you choose to make your own (they sew up in a flash on your serger!) or purchase ready-made knits,...

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Did you know that Martha Pullen Company is on Facebook, Twitter and Pinterest? Follow us to stay in-the-loop on all the latest MPC news plus sewing ideas, inspiration, tutorials and lots of other fun stuff! Here are links to our official accounts: We also have lots of great free sewing videos...

Attaching a Button with a Bullion Bud

Designed by Annette Drysdale of Australia, this charming “Sweetie Pie” romper and jacket set is made of pretty pink gingham and crisp white pique. Featured in issue #94 of Australian Smocking & Embroidery, dainty bullion roses are worked across the smocked insert of the romper, and the buttons on the front...

Project How-To: Heirloom Organizer

Is organizing your sewing room one of your New Year’s sewing resolutions? If so, you are going to love this wall organizer designed by our friend Gloria McKinnon! Gloria, who is the owner of Anne’s Glory Box in Newcastle, Australia and who many of you know from her DVDs, books and...