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How to Make a Wedding Garter

Special occasions call for special gifts, and nothing is more special than your wedding day. A traditional wedding garter is one gift that a bride can wear on her special day and then treasure as a keepsake. Wedding garters are incredibly easy to make, and with luxurious materials, you can quickly...

Summer 2016 Licensing Preview!

I know you all love to sew, but have you ever dreamed of doing more with your sewing? Teaching, perhaps? Teaching others how to sew is both fun and rewarding — and when you have a Martha Pullen teacher’s license, you have a whole curriculum of ready-to-teach projects right at your...

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Easy Breezy Embrace® Giveaway!

Have you ever sewn with Shannon Fabrics? We’ve partnered with their company the last couple of years for our live-and-in-person Martha Pullen licensing events, and today we’d like to take a moment to sing their praises. (And offer you a chance to win some of their fabric! But more about that...

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Event Updates & Bullion Stitch Tutorial

School may be out for the little ones, but things are just heating up for our summer Martha Pullen licensing events! I’m so excited to share the news that we are bringing back our popular Heirloom I Online Licensing beginning August 15. This curriculum includes more than 20 beautiful projects, and...

Summer Sewing Ideas for Boys + a Free Pattern!

Summer is such a fun time for sewing kids’ clothes. Last week I shared a handful of sweet summer sewing ideas for girls, and this week it’s all about the boys! From cute nautical-themed outfits to fun picture smocked designs to a free vintage-look boys swimsuit pattern, there is much to...

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June IEC: Kids Embroidery Designs

Looking for some cute kids embroidery designs for summer? Look no further than the adorable new June monthly designs we released to our 2016 Internet Embroidery Club members this week! This trio of kids embroidery designs includes a cupcake, a dolphin and a mermaid. They’ll make the perfect addition to kids tops,...

Sweet Summer Sewing Ideas for Girls

Summertime is just around the corner! From bright and colorful garments with fun embellishments to simple little beach outfits, there are so many adorable things you can make little ones this time of year. Below, I’ve pulled together a handful of cute summer project ideas for girls. There’s precious dresses, tops...

Serif Alphabet (May 2016 Bonus Designs)

We are so excited to share our May 2016 Internet Embroidery Club BONUS designs with you — a gorgeous Serif Alphabet! This collection includes 26 satin-stitched serif letter designs in two hoop sizes: 4×4 and 5×7. The upper-case alphabet coordinates with our Victorian Scroll Alphabet included in your initial 2016 Internet Embroidery Club...

Two Easy Summer Technique Tutorials!

Summertime is just around the corner, and that means it’s time for some easy breezy sewing projects! Simple summer garments make the perfect canvas for special creative details, and today I’d like to share a couple of fun embellishment ideas with you: a flip-flop ribbon trim and an interlocking scallop bodice....

May Bonus IEC: Serif Alphabet

Internet Embroidery Club members, we are so excited to share our May 2016 BONUS designs with you — a gorgeous Serif Alphabet! This collection includes 26 satin-stitched letters in two hoop sizes: 4×4 and 5×7. The upper-case alphabet coordinates with our Victorian Scroll Alphabet included in your initial 2016 Internet Embroidery Club sign-up...