What’s New

Heirloom I Online Licensing Curriculum

Our new Heirloom I Online Licensing course starts in exactly one month (April 30)! This class will help you hone your beginning, intermediate and advanced heirloom sewing skills – and your teaching skills – all in the comfort of your own home. You’ll receive a curriculum of more than 20 sewing...

Sew a Peek-a-Boo Lace Hem

When I think about spring sewing, I think of pretty pastels, floral prints and fabulously fun trims – and this dress designed by Kari Mecca includes all three! Named the “Pink Parfait Dress,” the design is featured in Kari’s book More Sewing With Whimsy and includes one of Kari’s signature ribbon...

How to Sew Bias Binding on Sleeves

Designed by Michié Mooney, this adorable vintage-inspired boy’s baby bubble is embellished with bullion anchors and gingham bias binding. The design was made using Michié’s classic Creations by Michié “Sailor Bubble #105” pattern (sizes NB to 24M) and first appeared in our June/July 2014 issue of Sew Beautiful. Follow Michie’s tutorial below...

Register Now for Heirloom I Online Licensing!

We are so excited to announce that registration is open for our next Martha Pullen Online Licensing course… Heirloom I! The course will run April 30 – August 31, 2015. Click here to watch Martha’s announcement! Teacher licensing is a unique experience that blends the love of sewing with skill-building and...

Technique Tutorial: Ruching

Designed by Laura Jenkins Thompson, this precious “Tooth Fairy” cushion is featured in issue #70 of Australian Smocking & Embroidery. An adorable picture smocked fairy dances among sparkling seed beads on the front of the silk dupioni cushion, while a piped pocket on the back keeps precious teeth safe until the...

Easter Egg Basket Liner Project

This cute-as-a-button Easter egg basket liner is so easy to make that you’ll want to whip one up for all of your little egg hunters this year! Designed by Sue Pennington Stewart, this Sew Beautiful project was originally introduced in 2004. The adorable Easter egg machine embroidery designs were designed by...

March 2015 IEC Designs are Live

Stitch up some Easter fun with our new March 2015 Internet Embroidery Club designs! This set of three coordinating motifs will look great on seasonal table linens and decorative tea towels. They are also perfect for baby’s Easter Sunday accessories, such as a receiving blanket or a bib. The main design (Easter-1)...

Smocking Tutorial: Trailing Vine

Designed by Lorraine Bergeron, this precious bishop bubble – “Once Upon a Time” – from issue #93 of Australian Smocking & Embroidery looks like it may have floated in straight from a fairy tale. With lace-trimmed sleeves, whimsical trailing vine smocking and perfect little rosebud embroidery, it’s comfortable enough for playtime...

Learn How to Teach Sewing… & How to Teach it Well!

Our “Online Licensing: Teaching Beginning Sewing” course kicks off this Monday, Feb. 23! If teaching others how to sew is something you’d like to do, I hope you will join us for this class. Not only will we prepare you to teach beginning sewing with a ready-made curriculum of over 20...

Martha’s School of Art Fashion Video Invitation

Our March School of Art Fashion Boutique events in Lakeland, Fla. March 2-4 and Atlanta, Ga. March 9-11 are just around the corner, and we hope you can join us! We have six fabulous sewing schools planned, plus you’ll get to have fun with Martha Pullen herself! Martha will be on hand...