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Martha's Sewing Room Previous Broadcasts

Wing Needle Embellishment (Episode #3202)

KQED Life: Fri, Feb 22, 2013 -- 2:30 PM

Heirloom blouse with wing needle embellishment; Sew Quick, Sew Easy tie-on pillow topper by serger; "DensityWorks" segment for Machine Embroidery; How to sew lined panel panties; Coffee dying fabrics and trims; Guests: Margaret Tully, Pam Mahshie.

French Bias Piping (Episode #3201)

KQED Life: Fri, Feb 15, 2013 -- 2:30 PM

French bias piping on an heirloom blouse; Elegant envelope clutch purse; "Puffed Pocket" Designer Technique; Cats and leaves silk ribbon embroidery stitches. Guests: Sue Hausmann, Kathy Barnard, Beverley Sheldrick.

Machine Quilt Binding (Episode #3413)

KQED Life: Fri, Feb 8, 2013 -- 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, Feb 1, 2013 -- 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.

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