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The Riding Jacket: from Yesterday to Today (Episode #503H)

KQED Life: Fri, Oct 27, 2017 -- 2:30 PM

The Riding Jacket is one of the most iconic pieces of clothing in garment history, and today's versions are the best basic in modern wardrobes. Peggy will share the story of the riding jacket's evolution from the 1800s to the equestrian world of Jackie Kennedy Onassis and to its popularity at Kensington Palace with both Princess Diana and now, Princess Kate. She also will teach viewers how to get the proper fit to ensure that the jacket is the flattering, wardrobe must-have it should be.

Capes, Wraps and Trench Coats: From World War I to Today (Episode #502H)

KQED Life: Fri, Oct 20, 2017 -- 2:30 PM

This episode takes one of the oldest styles of garment and brings it right up to today's latest fashion. Peggy will share the history of capes and wraps, as well as look at the evolution of the classic trench coat from its World War I beginnings to its most fashion-forward looks of today. She also will show viewers how many different looks and styles of garments they can get from just one trench coat pattern.

The Technology of Sewing and How It Has Evolved (Episode #501H)

KQED Life: Fri, Oct 13, 2017 -- 2:30 PM

The sewing world is cutting edge, and if you don't believe it, just tune in! This episode gives the viewer an overview of how sewing's main tools have been updated to meet the needs of today's demanding sewers. From thread, to scissors to sewing machines that communicate with smart phones, host Peggy Sagers explains how technology has moved the sewing world forward and expanded the creative palette for individual sewers. She also interviews industry experts on buttons, who will show the wide range of design possibilities available today with custom, handmade buttons, as well as those created at home with a computer and 3D printer.

The Skirt (Episode #213)

KQED Life: Fri, Oct 6, 2017 -- 2:30 PM

Peggy interviews a designer and pattern maker. Then, she demonstrates the basics for creating a half circle skirt.

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