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Martha's Sewing Room Previous Broadcasts

Circular Embellishments (Episode #3407)

KQED Life: Fri, Dec 28, 2012 -- 2:30 PM

Circular embellishment on a linen Designer Suit; Sew Quick, Sew Easy embellished towels with ruffles; And Sew On segment on how to sassafras your skirts; Joan's Flower Hand Embroidery. Guests: June Mellinger, Kari Mecca, Gloria McKinnon.

Sassy Sashiko (Episode #3406)

KQED Life: Fri, Dec 21, 2012 -- 2:30 PM

Sashiko techniques and embroidered roses on a jacket; Sew Quick, Sew Easy flower making in the hoop; Heirloom Quilting segment on embellishing with bobbin play; Hand embroidered loop stitch. Guests: Evy Hawkins, Nina McVeigh, Gloria McKinnon.

Reverse Bobbinwork (Episode #3405)

KQED Life: Fri, Dec 14, 2012 -- 2:30 PM

Reverse bobbinwork and embellishments using machine attachments and sewing techniques; Sew Quick, Sew Easy embellished artwork; And Sew On segment on spaghetti edged appliques; Hand embroidered raised fishbone. Guests: Chris Tryon, Kari Mecca, Wendy Schoen.

Button Academy (Episode #3404)

KQED Life: Fri, Dec 7, 2012 -- 2:30 PM

Creating decorative buttons for garments and accessories; Sew Quick, Sew Easy button embellishment for tennis shoes and flip flops; Antique Technique on tucked sleeve bands; Designer Techniques for shaped yokes and bodices. Guests: Hope Yoder, Kathy Barnard.

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