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Martha's Sewing Room Previous Broadcasts

Opulent Ornamentation (Episode #3207)

KQED Life: Fri, Mar 29, 2013 -- 2:30 PM

Embellished evening purse; "Back to Basics" segment for Sew Easy Stabilizing; Embellishing a pram pillow; Hand embroidered spider's web. Guests: Marinda Stewart, Paula Bramwell, Beverley Sheldrick.

Texturing Fabric (Episode #3206)

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

Using machine stitches in embroidery to texture fabric; Sew Booking page with a baby theme; Construction Tip on stitching romper legs on lined garments; Hand embroidery segment on hemming with hemstitching. Guests: Nina McVeigh, Lezette Thomason, Wendy Schoen.

Creative Circles (Episode #3205)

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

Home decor pillow embellished using a circular attachment on the sewing machine; Sew Booking page embellished with a felting machine; "Dining In Lace" segment for Machine Embroidery; I Love My Serger segment on serging with stretchy fabrics. Guests: Chris Tryon, Pam Mahshie, Kathy McMakin.

Applique (Episode #3204)

KQED Life: Fri, Mar 8, 2013 -- 2:30 PM

Appliqued apron using double stick fusible web; "Quilt Classics" segment for Sew Easy Stabilizing; Antique Technique on circular lace shaping; Mice and featherstitch silk ribbon embroidery. Guests: Phyllis Dobbs, Paula Bramwell, Beverley Sheldrick.

Heirloom Flatlocking (Episode #3203)

KQED Life: Fri, Mar 1, 2013 -- 2:30 PM

Colored flatlock embellishment on an heirloom blouse; Sew Booking segment with A Day at the Ballet theme; Contrasting band and trim application on a doll dress; Hand embroidered bullion pinwheel. Guests: Shirley Schooley, Wendy Schoen.

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