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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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    • Wed 11/30: planned momentary outages of DT54 over the air signal

      (this is a continuation of the work originally announced for 11/28, which was not completed on Tuesday.) At some point during the morning of Wednesday Nov. 30th, the KQEH transmitter will switch from its main antenna to the auxillary one, to allow for the safety of workers doing maintenance for another TV station on the […]

    • Tues 11/29: DT54 Over the Air Signal restored

      Repairs have been completed on today’s transmitter issue, and the signals for DT54.1 through 54.5 have been restored.

    • Tues 11/29: DT54 Over the Air signal currently down

      (DT54.1 through 54.5) During the course of the work described below, which necessitated moving our outgoing signal from the main antenna to the auxillary antenna, the transmitter suddenly shut down. As of 3:30pm Tues, we do not have an estimated time for repair and return of the Over the Air signals for DT54.1 through 54.5

To view previous issues and how they were resolved, go to our TV Technical Issues page.

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