Projects and Patterns

Happy Scarecrows Smocking Plate: Step-By-Step Cable Count

Happy Scarecrows: Jack and Jill Straw Smocking Plates From Sew Beautiful #151 (August/September 2013) By Gwen Milner With crisp fall weather comes the autumn harvest and the delightful and ever-so-practical emergence of the scarecrow. Being one of the most familiar figures in the American rural landscape, this ragged character is a...

Springtime Belle Fashion Doll

Springtime Belle Fashion Doll By Marsha Greenberg Continued Instructions from Issue 148 May/June 2013 An assortment of colorful embroidery flourishes on the hem and hat of this doll ensemble, rivaling real blossoms. Marsha Greenberg is no stranger to making doll clothes. She’s fashioned hundreds of little outfits, many of which are...

Shaped Netting Ruffles Baby Gown

   Elegant Embroidery Lace and Netting Christening Gown ELEANOR PAGE CHRISTENING GOWN Continued text from Sew Beautiful magazine, Issue #147 Dress by Connie Palmer Text by Kathy Barnard The article in Issue #147 focuses on the instructions for making the beautiful netting ruffles and how to apply them as shown on...

Fabric Applique Shadow-Work: Chick Designs

These appliqué machine embroidery designs use an underlay of fabric beneath the top main fabric to create a shadow appliqué look. Looking for more Easter sewing projects and ideas? Martha Pullen’s Online Store is your one-stop shop for all of your Easter sewing needs! Select Your Format Below. Zip files contain...

Sew Beautiful Patterns 2012

2012 Sew Beautiful patterns include an Antique Wrap Dress, a Belle Heir Striped Suit, a Bunny Baby Sun Top and Hat, a Stuffed Owl Pillow and more!

Child’s Free Jacket Pattern Instructions

Download this project’s instructions. Download this project’s pattern. A free pattern supplement in conjunction with the article “Winter Roses — A Wool Felt Ensemble” by Clarrisa Gossett Sew Beautiful Fall Issue #144. For convenient links to fabrics and materials shown, visit our Shopping List page and select the title of this...

The Natalie Skirt

By Janet Gilbert Double layer skirt from the “Natalie” pattern. Skirt is made from the Sew Beautiful “Natalie” pattern (knee length). Download this article as a PDF Sew a skirt with two easy pieces: From Sew Beautiful magazine Issue 144. Turn a dress pattern into a great fashion skirt. This pattern...