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Martha's Sewing Room Previous Broadcasts

Bridging Stitch Embellishment (Episode #3211)

KQED Life: Fri, Apr 26, 2013 -- 2:30 PM

Bridging stitch embellishment on an heirloom blouse; Sew Booking segment on embroidering on printable fabric; Adding lace to a finished slip; Antique Technique on wing needle hemstitching; "Extended Applique" Designer Technique. Guests: June Mellinger, Kathy Barnard.

Lump-Free Collars (Episode #3210)

KQED Life: Fri, Apr 19, 2013 -- 2:30 PM

Creating lump-free collars for blouses and jackets; "Knit Niche" segment for Sew Easy Stabilizing; Mending cushion Sewing Accessory; Pansies and daisies silk ribbon embroidery. Guests: Louise Cutting, Sheila McNeeley, Beverley Sheldrick.

Embellishing with Scallops (Episode #3209)

KQED Life: Fri, Apr 12, 2013 -- 2:30 PM

Tracery scallop for easy collars; Construction Tip on constructing a lined garment; Antique Technique on release tucks with featherstitching; Hand embroidered Fil Tire Punchwork. Guests: Lezette Thomason, Wendy Schoen.

Blank to Beautiful (Episode #3208)

KQED Life: Fri, Apr 5, 2013 -- 2:30 PM

Creating a blouse from linen blanks; Creating photo tags for a Sew Booking page; I Love My Serger segment on serger plackets; "Floral Accents" segment for Machine Embroidery. Guests: Hope Yoder, Kathy McMakin, Pam Mahshie.

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