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.

Rwanda Sewing Sisters

      Dear Sewing Family,   As you know, I love my sewing sisters in Rwanda, Africa who take sewing lessons with Africa New Life Ministries. One of the greatest trips of my life was in September  2011 when I traveled with my sister, Mary Nixon, Dianne Berryhill and Anne...

Christmas stockings & a Zany alphabet

Dear Sewing Family, I get excited about Christmas starting the Fourth of July! That is the official Christmas season for me. Years ago someone made me this adorable crazy patch Christmas stocking made of about everything but the kitchen sink then embellished with “regular” machine stitching (not machine embroidery) then lots...

Two Atlanta Recipes & Early Poverty Martha Memories

Today, August 21, 2013 is my 70th birthday and I have never had a better birthday in my life, nor have I been happier!!! This is the best decade of my life!! I think I have bigger plans for the next 10 years than I have ever made for any 10...

A Sweet Letter & A Clothing Mishap

Dear Sewing Family, As you know I love to share all kinds of things! I got a sweet letter this week from Penny. She wrote: Dear Martha, Thanks for your advice on using non chlorine bleach to restore my grandmother’s quilts. They brightened up beautifully from the yellow stains from being...

THE NEXT TEN YEARS OF MY CAREER! A FUNNY STORY!

I have a cute story to tell you. Most of you know me and know that I have boundless energy—always have had. Sometimes I wonder how my poor mother ever put up with me. Then I remember that she had even more energy than I have—right up until she died!!! I...

This has been a wonderful day

We are finishing the packing on the gorgeous kits just for our students coming to the School of Art Fashion next week. When I tell you that the kits are gorgeous, I truly mean it. I have had fun sitting in the conference room packing some of them. Iris and her...

Welcome to our new blog!

Blogs are sort of new to me but Tabitha,  our young “social media savvy” operations director, suggested we do one  for Martha Pullen Company. Actually I think she knew that sometimes I am  frustrated that my personal letter can’t be  longer in the newsletter! You who know me know I love...