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Martha's Sewing Room Previous Broadcasts

Whimsical Trims from a Stick (Episode #3403)

KQED Life: Fri, Nov 30, 2012 -- 2:30 PM

Using Whimsy Sticks for creating trims and flowers; Sew Quick, Sew Easy roses for headbands, shoe clips; Heirloom Quilting segment on crazy quilting with the embroidery machine; Hand embroidered ribbon stitch. Guests: Kari Mecca, Nina McVeigh, Gloria McKinnon.

Basic Heirloom (Episode #3402)

KQED Life: Fri, Nov 23, 2012 -- 2:30 PM

Serger to machine technique comparisons for basic heirloom sewing; Sew Quick, Sew Easy linen tea towel with spaghetti bias shaping; Two-piece tab button bodice Designer Technique; Sew Easy Stabilizing segment on precision embroidery placement. Guests: Missy Billingsley, Kathy Barnard, Kay Brooks.

Continuous Border Embroidery (Episode #3401)

KQED Life: Fri, Nov 16, 2012 -- 2:30 PM

Christening gown with continuous border embroidery; Sew Quick, Sew Easy travel bag with serger quilting; And Sew On segment on creating flounce ruffles; Hand embroidered fishbone stitch. Guests: Pam Mahshie, Kari Mecca, Wendy Schoen.

Shaping Trims (Episode #3313)

KQED Life: Fri, Nov 9, 2012 -- 2:30 PM

Lace tape shaping on a girl's dress; Sew Quick, Sew Easy hanky; Antique Technique on creating a mitered fancy band; And Sew On segment on trims gone loopy. Guests: Connie Palmer, Kari Mecca.

Embellisher Magic (Episode #3312)

KQED Life: Fri, Nov 2, 2012 -- 2:30 PM

Dress embellished with needle felted fabric; Sew Quick, Sew Easy quilting in the hoop; Heirloom Quilting segment on traditional techniques joining fabric, laces and entredeux; I Love My Serger segment on using a gathering foot to construct a tiered skirt. Guests: Evy Hawkins, Nina McVeigh, Alicia Welcher.

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