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Mother’s Day Gift Ideas to Sew

Want to make something special this Mother’s Day? Sew a handmade gift with a downloadable pattern from our online store. The six projects featured here are all available to download instantly, so you can start creating right away. Whether you’re sewing for your own mother – or helping the grandkids create...

Heirloom I Update & Machine Embroidery Tips

Our Heirloom I Online Licensing course kicked off Thursday, and if you’d like to join us there’s still time! Don’t worry, you haven’t missed anything – this course is 24/7, so you can download the handouts, watch the videos, work on your projects, email us questions, etc. whenever it fits best...

May Internet Embroidery Club Designs are Live

Add beautiful floral detail to your upcoming projects with our May Internet Embroidery Club designs. These four coordinating motifs include a Floral Wreath and Swag as well as decorative “HIS” and “HERS” Lettering. Combine the designs or stitch them separately on towels, pillows, robes and more to create elegant couples gifts for...

How to Serge a Knit Bonnet

Looking for a quick-and-easy baby shower gift? This tailored knit baby bonnet is the perfect solution. Designed by our Director of Education and serger extraordinaire Kathy McMakin, the knit bonnet is featured on her popular serger workshop DVD Knit Baby Daygown & Bonnets. Soft-and-cuddly knit sews together in a flash on...

Personalize Projects With an Embroidery Alphabet

Embroidered alphabets are such a great resource to have when you want to personalize a special project! Whether you want to embroider a name, initial or monogram, they can add the perfect custom touch to gifts for any occasion under the sun: weddings, birthdays, baby showers, housewarmings and more. We have...

Martha Invites You to Her Favorite Online Licensing

Our Heirloom I Online Licensing course begins this Thursday, April 30! We are so excited to offer you this opportunity to become a licensed Martha Pullen heirloom sewing teacher. This 18-week online course will not only help you perfect your heirloom sewing skills, but also give you a ready-to-teach curriculum of...

Serger I Jewelry Keeper Creations

One of the great features of our Martha Pullen Online Licensing program is the project image gallery – a place where the students can post photos of their online licensing projects to share with one another. It’s always so fun to see their creativity and individual personalities shining through on their...

Eco-Friendly Sewing Tips

Today is Earth Day – a time set aside to bring recognition to protecting Earth’s resources. From using recycled containers to store your supplies and notions, to upcycling old projects into new creations, there are many ways we can be environmentally conscious in our sewing. On this Earth Day, enjoy these...

Squaring Off the Bottom of a Bag

If you’re looking for a great gift to sew for graduation or Mother’s Day, look no further than Connie Palmer’s Snap! N-Go Bags DVD. This DVD features tutorials for six fabulous bags, including a ladies handbag, a small shoulder bag, an eReader bag, an iPad bag, an iPhone bag and even...

Warm Weather Sewing Inspiration

I love looking through my old issues of Sew Beautiful and rediscovering all the wonderful projects and techniques within. It seems I always find something new that inspires me. A lot of these issues are now out of print, however, many are available to purchase as digital downloads; these downloads feature...