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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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    • 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

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