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October IEC: Home Decor Embroidery Designs

Internet Embroidery Club members, your October 2015 embroidery designs are ready to download! These elegant machine embroidery designs fit your 4×4-inch hoops and will stitch out beautifully on home decor projects like table linens, handkerchiefs, bedding, boudoir pillows and more. They will also look lovely on ready-to-embroider tea towels, which of...

The Wonderful World of Tula Pink

A couple years ago, I had the opportunity to email chat with designer Tula Pink about her then-new book Tula Pink’s City Sampler for Stitch Craft Create. I have loved her ever since. If you’re not familiar with Tula or her brand, here’s the quick rundown: She’s a former music industry designer/art director with...

All About Our Online Licensing Events

It’s here! Registration is open for our new Martha Pullen Online Licensing program: Teaching Beginning Sewing II. We had so much fun taping the videos for this course for you this summer, and I can’t wait to be able to share it with all of you. The course begins Nov. 15...

Hand Embroidery Project: Pumpkin Tea Towel

Fall is officially here, and no autumn décor is complete without pumpkins! This cute Pumpkin Tea Towel project designed by Shannon Miller is easy to create using a hemstitched tea towel and a bit of French lace and hand embroidery. The pumpkin embroidery design was made from the line art of a...

Teaching Beginning Sewing II Online Licensing Course

We are so excited to announce that registration is open for our brand new Martha Pullen Online Licensing course: Teaching Beginning Sewing II. The course will run Nov. 15, 2015 – May 1, 2016 and is taught by Kathy McMakin, Peggy Dilbone, Alicia Welcher, Connie Palmer, Pam Mahshie and Charlotte Potter. Martha...

Martha Pullen Fall 2015 Event Preview

We are busy preparing for our upcoming live and in-person fall events, and I thought I’d tell you a little more about all the fun stuff we have coming up on our calendar. First, we’ll head to Fredericksburg, VA at the end of this month for a School of Art Fashion...

Register for our “Martha Pullen & More” Event!

Our licensing team is heading to Costa Mesa, Ca. this November for two back-to-back live and in-person licensing events, and we’ve just opened registration for a special one-day “Martha Pullen & More” event as well! We invite you to celebrate your sewing life with Martha Pullen, our licensing team and the...

Linen and Lace Pumpkin Pillow Tutorial

I have a cute and easy autumn-themed project tutorial to share with you this week. This heirloom-inspired Linen and Lace Pumpkin Pillow will make a gorgeous addition to your fall decor, and it’s absolutely perfect for using up lace scraps. Designed by Shannon Miller, the pillow appeared in issue #126 of...

Meet Shannon Fabrics + A Cuddle Baby Blanket Kit Giveaway!

Hello, everyone! Today we’d like to introduce you to Shannon Fabrics. We are partnering with them for our live and in-person Martha Pullen Teacher Licensing events and we would like to share what they have to offer. Shannon Fabrics, Inc, founded in 1995 and headquartered in Los Angeles, CA, is the leading...

5 Great eBooks for Your Sewing Library

We kicked off our Serger I Online Licensing this week, and if you’d like to join us there’s still time – we’re keeping registration open through the end of the month! Have you missed anything? Not at all. This course lasts until Jan. 31, 2016, and you can watch the videos...