Cover Image Property of PUBLISHER
August 1997:Vol. #1, Issue #1
Page Count: 84
Notes: Issue came with a large pattern sheet insert printed on both sides on thin newsprint paper...

TABLE OF CONTENTS

  • FEATURES
    • HARPS OF GOLD:
      Elegantly smocked harps and flowers with matching machine embroidery
            by Kathy Harrison
    • BATH BLOSSOMS:
      Silk ribbon embroidery for a guest towel or tea towel
            by Sylvia Fooshee
    • VERY VICTORIAN NEEDLE CASE:
      Where fine embroidery unfolds an attache of needle necessities
            by Graham Baker
    • BABY BARRIE CHRISTENING GOWN:
      Beautiful bullion embroidery for a special baby gown
            by Margaret Boyles
    • BUNNIES ABOUND:
      Soft, felt applique and wool embroidery on a baby blanket
            by Kathy Brower
    • LES PETITE ENFANT:
      Madeira applique daygown featuring sweet baby bow shadowwork
            by Wendy Schoen
    • LOVELY LINEN LINERS:
      Sampling of Bread Napkin Designs from Top (embroidery)Machine Companies-
      "Peach Delight", Designed for Pfaff
            by Linnette Whicker
      "Sew Sophisticated", Designed for Husqvarna Viking
            by Patti Jo Larson
      "Love From the Garden", Designed for Singer
            by Jewell Hulitt
      "Cutwork Elegance", Designed for Baby Lock
            by Kelly Latreille
      "A Touch of Lavender", Designed for Elna, USA
            by Chris Tryon
      "Pink Perfection", Designed for Bernina
            by Jean Picou
      "Dainty Bouquet", Designed for New Home
            by Mary Carollo
    • ON DELICATE WINGS:
      Butterfly pincushion- exploring elaborate cutwork by machine
            by Darlene Geisendorff
    • PINTUCKS AND TINY BOWS:
      Re-programming machine embroidery for a custom look on a darling doll dress
            by Wanda Sue Jones
    • PRIVATE COLLECTION:
      The Use of Color in Antique Garments
            by Martha Pullen
    • SHADES OF YESTERDAY:
      Versatile vintage reproduction of puffing and ribbon with pattern included
            by Charlotte Potter, Claudia Newton
    • PAPER DOLL:
      Joanna with some of her favorite antique clothing
            by Theresa Borelli
  • DEPARTMENTS
    • MINUTE FROM MARTHA
      (publisher's note)      by Martha Pullen
    • STITCH LIBRARY
    • SUPPLIER'S GUIDE
    • PATTERN SHEET INSERT

Magazine Title: Martha Pullen's Fancywork
Editor(s): Claudia Newton
Publication Frequency: Quarterly
Began Publication: August 1997
Ended Publication: Unknown*
Published by: Martha Pullen Co., Inc., Huntsville, AL
Average Page Count: 80
Magazine Dimensions(ht. x w.): 11" x 8 1/2"*
ISSN: *

NOTE: ALL COVER IMAGES THIS PAGE ARE PROPERTY OF
PUBLISHER, but are scanned from my private collection.

SUMMARY: Despite it being mostly embroidery articles - and many of those requiring one of the very expensive embroidery machines, I was still enchanted while going through the two issues I've gotten so far - certainly enchanted enough to go ahead and start keeping an eye out for more of this magazine. It has a lot of advertising in it, but not quite so much that I felt I'd bought a collection of ads rather than useful craft articles. You get a large pattern insert sheet stapled into the center so they can give you sewing patterns for children's clothes and dolls along with embroidery transfers, which I liked very much. I would say that the majority of patterns are heirloom quality(no "Quick and Easy" here, folks). While this magazine is no longer being published and it looks like it may have had a very short life of less than 10 issues, the website still exists and offers a free e-newsletter and classes. There's also a full-color paper doll in each issue(that I've cataloged thus far) for those who collect them.

They have a website: http://www.marthapullen.com/

HOW TO MAKE THIS MAGAZINE CATALOG SEARCHABLE:
METHOD ONE(downside is it takes some effort and time):
1. Open a blank page in your favorite word processing program.
2. Right click and "SELECT ALL"
3. Right click and "COPY"
4. "PASTE" or CTRL"V" what you copied into the blank page(it could take a while depending on the size of the page)
5. Use the search function as you normally would. Try to stick to only one word, since authors will sometimes use their middle initial, then not, change names, etc.
6. Trash the blank page when you're done.

METHOD TWO(downside is you have to wade through a lot of HTML code to read the entries):
1. Right click and "VIEW SOURCE". This will bring up a second window that will give you a behind-the-stage look at my coding along with the entries. There is a search function on source pages. Use it as you would the search function for a word processor(see METHOD 1). Close the Source page when you're done.

Anyone with more information about this publication, or has issues to donate or sell, can contact me through My Contact Page.

TATTING ARTICLES(list is not complete):
1997 Winter(V1:#2) - "Intricate Rings: A lesson in needle-tatting," by Cindy Shaver
       



"MARTHA PULLEN'S FANCYWORK" CATALOG OF ISSUES

1997: 2 ISSUES

Cover Image Property of Daisy Pulications
August 1997: Volume 1, Issue #1
Page Count: 84
Notes:

TABLE OF CONTENTS

  • FEATURES
    • HARPS OF GOLD:
      Elegantly smocked harps and flowers with matching machine embroidery
            by Kathy Harrison
    • BATH BLOSSOMS:
      Silk ribbon embroidery for a guest towel or tea towel
            by Sylvia Fooshee
    • VERY VICTORIAN NEEDLE CASE:
      Where fine embroidery unfolds an attache of needle necessities
            by Graham Baker
    • BABY BARRIE CHRISTENING GOWN:
      Beautiful bullion embroidery for a special baby gown
            by Margaret Boyles
    • BUNNIES ABOUND:
      Soft, felt applique and wool embroidery on a baby blanket
            by Kathy Brower
    • LES PETITE ENFANT:
      Madeira applique daygown featuring sweet baby bow shadowwork
            by Wendy Schoen
    • LOVELY LINEN LINERS:
      Sampling of Bread Napkin Designs from Top (embroidery)Machine Companies-
      "Peach Delight", Designed for Pfaff
            by Linnette Whicker
      "Sew Sophisticated", Designed for Husqvarna Viking
            by Patti Jo Larson
      "Love From the Garden", Designed for Singer
            by Jewell Hulitt
      "Cutwork Elegance", Designed for Baby Lock
            by Kelly Latreille
      "A Touch of Lavender", Designed for Elna, USA
            by Chris Tryon
      "Pink Perfection", Designed for Bernina
            by Jean Picou
      "Dainty Bouquet", Designed for New Home
            by Mary Carollo
    • ON DELICATE WINGS:
      Butterfly pincushion- exploring elaborate cutwork by machine
            by Darlene Geisendorff
    • PINTUCKS AND TINY BOWS:
      Re-programming machine embroidery for a custom look on a darling doll dress
            by Wanda Sue Jones
    • PRIVATE COLLECTION:
      The Use of Color in Antique Garments
            by Martha Pullen
    • SHADES OF YESTERDAY:
      Versatile vintage reproduction of puffing and ribbon with pattern included
            by Charlotte Potter, Claudia Newton
    • PAPER DOLL:
      Joanna with some of her favorite antique clothing
            by Theresa Borelli
  • DEPARTMENTS
    • MINUTE FROM MARTHA
      (publisher's note)      by Martha Pullen
    • STITCH LIBRARY
    • SUPPLIER'S GUIDE
    • PATTERN SHEET INSERT

Cover Image Property of Daisy Pulications
Winter 1997/98: Volume 1, Issue #4
Page Count: 80
Notes:

TABLE OF CONTENTS

  • FEATURES
    • Brynne- A Victorian Hankie Pillow:
      Shadow embroidery, Madeira applique design
            by Margaret Boyles
    • Amanda:
      Bullion-embroidered ensemble for your 18-19-inch doll
            by Julie Gioscio
    • Picture Perfect:
      Floral arrangement, embroidered in silk ribbon
            by Beverley Sheldrick
    • Intricate Rings:
      A Lesson in Needle-Tatting
            by Cindy Shaver
    • Duchess Table Linen:
      Machine-embroidered table topper
            by Marilyn Vanover
    • Designed With Love:
      Heirloom-quality christening gown with Bernina machine embroidery
            by Jean H Picou
    • Heirloom Hearts:
      Geometric Lace Motifs from circles and squares
            by Susan Ryan
    • Private Collection:
      A Visit to Christie's Auction House
            by Martha Pullen
    • Enchanting Embroidery:
      Reproduction christening cape embroidered by Singer
            by Verna Erickson
    • PAPER DOLL:
      Rebekah
            by Theresa Borelli
  • DEPARTMENTS
    • MINUTE WITH MARTHA-
            by Martha Pullen
    • TECHNIQUE REVIEW:
      A Brief review of French sewing techniques
    • STITCH LIBRARY:
      Illustrated, step-by-step stitch guide
    • Suppliers' Guide
    • *

1998: 4 ISSUES

Cover Image Property of Daisy Pulications
February 1998: Volume 1, Issue #3
Page Count: *
Notes: *

TABLE OF CONTENTS

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    • PAPER DOLL:

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  • DEPARTMENTS
    • MINUTE WITH MARTHA-
            by Martha Pullen
    • TECHNIQUE REVIEW:
      *
    • STITCH LIBRARY:
      Illustrated, step-by-step stitch guide
    • Suppliers' Guide
    • PATTERN SHEET INSERT

Cover Image Property of Daisy Pulications
May 1998: Volume 1, Issue #4
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    • PAPER DOLL:

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  • DEPARTMENTS
    • MINUTE WITH MARTHA-
            by Martha Pullen
    • TECHNIQUE REVIEW:
      *
    • STITCH LIBRARY:
      Illustrated, step-by-step stitch guide
    • Suppliers' Guide
    • PATTERN SHEET INSERT

Cover Image Property of Daisy Pulications
August 1998: Volume 2, Issue #1
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  • DEPARTMENTS
    • MINUTE WITH MARTHA-
            by Martha Pullen
    • TECHNIQUE REVIEW:
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    • STITCH LIBRARY:
      Illustrated, step-by-step stitch guide
    • Suppliers' Guide
    • PATTERN SHEET INSERT

Cover Image Property of Daisy Pulications
November 1998: Volume 2, Issue #2
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    • PAPER DOLL:

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  • DEPARTMENTS
    • MINUTE WITH MARTHA-
            by Martha Pullen
    • TECHNIQUE REVIEW:
      *
    • STITCH LIBRARY:
      Illustrated, step-by-step stitch guide
    • Suppliers' Guide
    • PATTERN SHEET INSERT

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