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Martha's Sewing Room Previous Broadcasts

Decorative Stitch Lace Inserts (Episode #3311)

KQED Life: Fri, Oct 26, 2012 -- 2:30 PM

Dainty Design dress with decorative stitch lace inserts; Sew Quick, Sew Easy reverse applique with lace embellishments on a purchased linen placemat; And Sew On segment on making spaghetti flowers with chenille pompom centers; Hand embroidered point turc. Guests: Rlarry Touchette, Kari Mecca, Wendy Schoen.

Chain Stitch Quilting (Episode #3310)

KQED Life: Fri, Oct 19, 2012 -- 2:30 PM

Tote bag with a chain stitched "quilted" pocket; Sew Quick, Sew Easy hidden zipper bag; Lattice ribbon windows Designer Techniques; Hand embroidered buttonhole stitch. Guests: Alicia Welcher, Kathy Barnard, Gloria McKinnon.

Batting Application (Episode #3309)

KQED Life: Fri, Oct 12, 2012 -- 2:30 PM

Creating a table runner with striped fabric and batting; Sew Quick, Sew Easy potato bag; Sew Easy Stabilizing segment on machine embroidered shadow quilting; Making decorative ribbons for an Heirloom Quilt. Guests: Linda McGehee, Kay Brooks, Nina McVeigh.

Princess Pettiskirts (Episode #3308)

KQED Life: Fri, Oct 5, 2012 -- 2:30 PM

Using a machine ruffler foot to create a pettiskirt; Sew Quick, Sew Easy techniques for embellishing baby knits; And Sew On segment on colorfast Presencia hand fibers; Hand embroidered hemstitched eyelet. Guests: Kari Mecca, Jeff Williams, Wendy Schoen.

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