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Martha's Sewing Room Previous Broadcasts

Embroidery Undercover (Episode #3303)

KQED Life: Fri, May 31, 2013 -- 2:30 PM

Serger shadow work and embroidery on a yoke dress; Sew Quick, Sew Easy Madeira applique pincushion; Sew Easy Stabilizing segment on embroidering perfect lace; And Sew On rickrack daises & fiesta flowers. Guests: Pam Mahshie, Kay Brooks, Kari Mecca.

Crazy Quilting (Episode #3302)

KQED Life: Fri, May 24, 2013 -- 2:30 PM

Embellishing a Summer Separates garment with crazy quilting; constructing a Sew Quick, Sew Easy sewing wallet; And Sew On segment on creating rickrack roses and leaves; Hand embroidered herringbone stitch. Guests: Missy Billingsley, Kari Mecca, Gloria McKinnon.

Machine Embellished Embroidery (Episode #3301)

KQED Life: Fri, May 17, 2013 -- 2:30 PM

Embellishing a quilt with machine embroidery, buttons and beads; Antique Technique on flip flop diamonds; I Love My Serger technique using a bias binder on a doll apron; Hand Embroidery segment demonstrating basic hemstitch. Guests: Nina McVeigh, Alicia Welcher, Wendy Schoen.

Folded Tucks (Episode #3213)

KQED Life: Fri, May 10, 2013 -- 2:30 PM

Heirloom blouse with folded tuck embellishment; Sew Quick, Sew Easy embellished pillowcase from linen blanks; "Spaghetti Scalloped Trim" Designer Technique; I Love My Serger segment on serger hems. Guests: Peggy Dilbone, Kathy Barnard, Alicia Welcher.

Seminole Lacework (Episode #3212)

KQED Life: Fri, May 3, 2013 -- 2:30 PM

Seminole lacework embellishment on an heirloom blouse, Sew Booking page with an afternoon tea theme; Construction Tip on easy pattern alterations; Hand embroidered trellis stitch. Guests: Jody Hooker, Lezette Thomason, Wendy Schoen.

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