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Martha's Sewing Room Previous Broadcasts

Machine Quilt Binding (Episode #3413)

KQED Life: Fri, May 30, 2014 -- 2:30 PM

Variations of machine stitched quilt bindings; Greek key mitering Antique Technique; I Love My Serger notions caddy with wrapped bindings; Double scalloped front bodice Designer Techniques. Guests: Nina McVeigh, Kathy McMakin, Kathy Barnard.

Everything Essential - Embroidery 101 (Episode #3412)

KQED Life: Fri, May 23, 2014 -- 2:30 PM

Essential techniques for successful embroidery; And Sew On segment on spool content and quality of Presencia machine fibers; converting capris to cargos; Hand embroidered spoke flower. Guests: Kay Brooks, Jeff Williams; Kari Mecca, Wendy Schoen.

Tools and Techniques of Hand Applique (Episode #3411)

KQED Life: Fri, May 16, 2014 -- 2:30 PM

Techniques for making hand applique enjoyable; Sew Quick, Sew Easy block envelope; Heirloom Quilting technique attaching Swiss insertion to a quilted square; Hand embroidered French knot ribbon rose. Guests: Mary Warner-Stone, Nina McVeigh, Gloria McKinnon.

Baby Puffing (Episode #3410)

KQED Life: Fri, May 9, 2014 -- 2:30 PM

Round yoke daygown embellished with baby puffing; Sew Quick, Sew Easy credit card case, Sew Easy Stabilizing segment on tips and tricks for stress-free embroidery; Heirloom Quilting with free-motion stitching. Guests: Connie Palmer, Kay Brooks, Nina McVeigh.

Quick Zip Bags (Episode #3409)

KQED Life: Fri, May 2, 2014 -- 2:30 PM

Constructing a small zippered clutch; Sew Quick, Sew Easy messenger bag; And Sew On segment on converting a shorts pattern to make skorts; Hand embroidered shell stitch. Guests: Linda McGehee, Kari Mecca, Wendy Schoen.

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