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Martha's Sewing Room Previous Broadcasts

Free-Motion Embroidery (Episode #3307)

KQED Life: Fri, Jun 28, 2013 -- 2:30 PM

Free-motion stitching with #16 Perle cotton; Sew Quick, Sew Easy segment on quilted fabric coasters using easy to stitch designs; Released inverted tucks Designer Technique; Hand embroidered lazy daisy stitch. Guests: Barbara Douglas, Kathy Barnard, Gloria McKinnon.

Zipper Application (Episode #3306)

KQED Life: Fri, Jun 21, 2013 -- 2:30 PM

Serger application of a zipper on a men's accessory bag; Sew Quick, Sew Easy travel tie keeper; Sew Easy Stabilizing using water soluble stabilizers; And Sew On segment on bullion whimsies. Guests: Missy Billingsley, Kay Brooks, Kari Mecca.

Madeira Borders - Three Ways (Episode #3305)

KQED Life: Fri, Jun 14, 2013 -- 2:30 PM

Gown embellished with Madeira borders; Crisscross pintucks Antique Technique; Heirloom Quilting segment on applying pintucked triangles; Hand embroidered shadow squares. Guests: Hope Yoder, Nina McVeigh, Wendy Schoen.

Embroidered Embellishments (Episode #3304)

KQED Life: Fri, Jun 7, 2013 -- 2:30 PM

Embroidered covered buttons and sewing techniques on a linen Designer Suit; Sew Quick, Sew Easy monogrammed tote with embroidered piping; Designer Technique on lozenge smocking; Hand embroidered featherstitch. Guests: June Mellinger, Kathy Barnard, Gloria McKinnon.

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