Martha Pullen

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...

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...

The Perfect Kid/Teacher Project

Dear Sewing Family,   Would you like to see a great kid project? Teacher project? For several years I did this project for an art project with some of my grandchildren’s classrooms. I cut up some quilt fabrics. We cut squares of plain muslin. We embroidered the child’s name on the...

Beginning Heirloom Sewing & Lace Shaping with Martha Pullen herself!

Dear Sewing Family, My first thoughts today are with the people in Colorado. I pray all those missing will be found. I pray comfort to those who have lost loved ones. I pray strength to those who have lost everything. I know we are all praying for more rescue workers to...

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...