Martha Pullen’s Blog

This is where you can find all of of Martha’s archived blog posts, where she writes about her personal life and shares sewing and inspirational tips.

BellManger

A Special Christmas Message from Martha

Birth Announcement John 3:16 For God so loved the world that He gave His only begotten Son, that whosoever believeth in Him should not perish but have everlasting life. Isaiah 9:6 For to us a child is born, to us a son is given, and the government will be on his shoulders. And he...

Cornucopia

Martha Pullen’s Thanksgiving Message

Psalm 28:7 The LORD is my strength and my shield; my heart trusts in him, and I am helped. My heart leaps for joy and I will give thanks to him in song. Isaiah 12:4 In that day you will say: “Give thanks to the LORD, call on his name; make known among the...

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Martha’s Top 10 Reasons to Join Serger Online Licensing

Dear Sewing Family: Before I share my top 10 reasons you might want to join our first Online Serger Martha Pullen Licensed Teacher event, here are some basics to know. You will gain access on Oct. 30 when the course begins. Since several of the required projects are ones you choose, you will be...

Sewing Tips & Martha’s Upcoming Projects

Three Fun Sewing Tips from Joan from Pennsylvania 1.     Martha gave a great tip on one of her shows that really needs to be re-stated! The use of shish-kabob skewers is simply wonderful! I’ve used metal implements, (dental picks even!) and goose quills (that I paid too much for) and tried her suggestion. I’ve...

Martha’s Christmas Eve Message For You

Martha’s Christmas Eve Message Birth Announcement John 3:16                “For God so loved the world that He gave His only begotten Son, that whosoever believeth in Him should not perish but have everlasting life.”   Scriptures for the Week:  Isaiah 9:6 6 For to us a child is...

Martha’s Christmas Message 2013

HISTORIC SEWING SNIPPET: FROM The Delineator, AUGUST, 1922 “The simple art of applique has many stanch supporters; women who are indifferent to tedious embroideries or those too busy to yield the precious minutes of their hours find it the quickest way of putting color on clothes or linens. This design offers a wide variety of...

Martha’s London Trip Report

Sewing Tips  CONGRATULATIONS on a BLUE RIBBON for Laura Etzler, one of our Martha Pullen Licensed Serger and Beginning Sewing Teachers: She turned her Serger class christening gown into a quilted project!! Read on! Last week our group in my community had a quilt show.  I entered that christening gown from our serger licensing class,...

Martha gives FREE MPTV previews!

(Note from Martha: In 2007 Linda Traylor wrote me this tip. I loved it so much I wanted to share it with you today. Although Linda wrote with a permanent pen-and that is a fabulous idea-if you have an embroidery  machine you can use that. I loved the ideas that Linda shared and just...

Martha’s Thanksgiving Day Message

WONDERFUL ANTIQUE SNIPPET FROM GODEY’S LADY’S BOOK AND MAGAZINE, JANUARY 1869 A Challenge from a Lady To Wheeler and Wilson Sewing Machine Company “Gentlemen: Referring to the challenge of Mr. Pratt, whose Wheeler and Wilson Sewing Machine has been in use ten years without repairing, I beg to state that I have used my...

The Best of Australian Smocking & Embroidery Sneak Peek!!

HISTORIC SEWING TIP from “Woman’s World, “The Magazine of the Middle West” Chicago, Illinois (approximately 1923) I think the magazine was published in 1923 because of an article in the baby section of the magazine which talked about Infant Fashions in 1863 and stated, “Infant fashions have changed a great deal in the last...