What’s New

Behind the Scenes of ‘Sewing for Baby’

We have a treat for you all today: a behind-the-scenes look at our brand new Sewing for Baby online licensing course! Enjoy a video interview with our team of Martha Pullen instructors—Kathy McMakin, Missy Billingsley, Connie Palmer and Alicia Welcher—plus see photos from the course taping, learn about the projects and...

Learn Machine Embellishment Techniques with Jill McCloy!

Want to master some new machine embellishment techniques? We have a brand new online course series we’re so excited to share with you: Machine Techniques: A Two Part Series with Jill McCloy! In this series, discover the unique features of your sewing machine as you create two beautiful projects. With help...

5 Ways to Celebrate National Sewing Month

September is National Sewing Month, and there are so many ways we can celebrate. There’s, well, sewing, of course, but there’s also so much more — from learning something new, to sharing your love of sewing with others. Here’s our list of the top five things you can do in honor...

Preview Our NEW Sewing for Baby Online Licensing

We’re thrilled to introduce you to our latest Martha Pullen Online Licensing course: Sewing for Baby! Taught by our terrific team of instructors — Kathy McMakin, Alicia Welcher, Connie Palmer and Missy Billingsley — this online licensing includes more than 30 projects, ranging from quick gifts to glorious heirlooms. The Martha...

Make a Serger Tote with Missy Billingsley

We have a brand new online course we’re so excited to share with you: Sensational Serger Tote taught by Missy Billingsley! This course will walk you through creating a large and roomy tote completely by serger. “Anybody that wants to take a course for a fabulous tote should take this course,”...

New Book Preview: My Doll, My Style

Do you love to sew doll clothes? There’s an adorable new book available from doll clothes expert Anna Allen, owner and author of the popular website Doll it Up! My Doll, My Style features a stylish collection of small-scale clothes designed for an 18-inch doll. With more than a dozen designs and accessories...

Transform a Tea Apron into a Pretty Pinafore!

We love to admire our treasured family heirlooms, yet we often keep them tucked away in our attics for “someday.” Designer Mary Caviness found a way to put one of her family linens to good use by turning this once tea apron for the stylish hostess of the 1930s, ‘40s and ‘50s into something...

August IEC: Cross Embroidery Designs

Our August 2018 monthly Internet Embroidery Club collection features four multi-colored cross embroidery designs. Three of the designs fit 5×7 hoops and one design fits 4×4 hoops. These beautiful crosses will add the perfect touch to christening gown projects and more. The sizes of these cross embroidery designs are as follows:...

Vintage Inspiration: Sew a Peek-a-Boo Sleeve

This beautiful tucked and lace dress is a treasure from Martha Pullen’s renowned collection of antique garments. Dating from between 1890 and 1910, the remarkable pink visiting dress came from a New England estate. One-quarter-inch release tucks grace the shoulders, bodice and skirt. Embroidered ecru netting softens the square neck, and...

10 Ways to Improve Your Applique

Adorable appliquéd children’s garments are as popular as ever. Whether you’re looking to try appliqué for the first time or simply improve your technique, we have the perfect article for you. “10 Ways to Improve Your Applique” from designer Debbie Glenn appeared in our July/August 2005 issue of Sew Beautiful magazine....