Martha’s Sewing Room Series 1300

Martha's Sewing Room


Video 1300-A
Show 1301 – Pinless Lace Hearts
Host Martha Pullen shows how to make pinless lace hearts; the bullion daisy stitch by hand; and a lacy loops gown and robe for dolls. Also: a framed roses quilt square. Guest: Kathy Neal.

Show 1302 – Chevron Lace Shaping
Martha Pullen makes a dentil molding dress for girls that features a shaped hemline. Also: a christening treasure for baby; a fancy powder box; and, in the Sew Kool for Kids segment, a triangle hair scarf. Guests: Marie Stevens, Joanna Pullen Hammett.

Show 1303 – Hemstitched Facings and Plackets
Host Martha Pullen incorporates these features on a dainty day gown. Also, a magic Madeira quilt square made with wash-away basting thread; a sweetheart pillow with ribbon roses and streamers; and vintage clothing. Guest: Peggy Dilbone.

Show 1304 – Baby Layette
Host Martha Pullen focuses on directional stitching in this show. Also, old-fashioned roses stitched in silk ribbon; a baby blanket with corded edging; and Madeira motifs and borders. Guests: Marlis Bennett, Beverley Sheldrick.

Show 1305 – Lace Cathedral Windows
Martha shows a new way to create lace cathedral windows. Also, the buttonhole stitch by hand; a cathedral daygown for baby; and a cozy flannel gown for dolls. Guests: Sue Pennington, Kathy Neal.

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Show 1306 – Stained Glass
Martha Pullen features stained glass by machine. In the Sew Kool for Kids segment she shows how to make a book or journal cover. Also: a butterfly wall hanging and a baby’s sailing pillow. Guest: Joanna Pullen Hammett.

Show 1307 – Decorative Piping
Martha Pullen shows how to include decorative piping on clothing for babies and children, including jazzed-up piping and embellished bias. Also: how to make angel nursery items, including a pillow, bumper pad, pillow case, and diaper bag; and embroidery stitches for a cross, heart, and anchor. Guests: Chris Tryon and Beverley Sheldrick.

Show 1308 – Simple Star Block Quilt
Host Martha Pullen shares a technique for making a simple star block quilt. Also: creating Celtic-shaped bias; silk ribbon embroidered butterfly and ferns; and a hydrangea pillow. Guests: Beverley Sheldrick and Joyce Drexler.

Show 1309 – Hooping Tips
Host Martha Pullen hoops it up with machine embroidery. Also: creating the picot appliqué stitch by hand; baby bibs and a sweater pillow; and a quilt square with Seminole lacework. Guests: Lindee Goodall, Kathy Neal.

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Show 1310 – Hand-look Appliqué
Martha Pullen teaches viewers how to do appliqué with water-soluable stabilizer. Martha also incorporates shadowed embroidered insertion on a doll dress with scalloped lace. Also: a christening dress with tiny fishbone roses and buds in silk ribbon. Guests: Becky Gilbert, Beverley Sheldrick.

Show 1311 – Pinless Lace Circles
Host Martha Pullen demonstrates pinless lace circles and hand featherstitching. Also: a lace-and-tucks nightgown for dolls and a vintage hanky. Guest: Kathy Neal.

Show 1312 – Quilted Crayon Art
Martha Pullen creates a heart-of-mine quilt, demonstrating the technique of crayon art. Also: Madeira windows, and the pussy willow and granitos silk ribbon embroidery stitches. Guests: Beverley Sheldrick and Carol Ingram.

Show 1313 – French Bias Piping
Host Martha Pullen uses French bias piping to create a baby’s lacy day gown. Also, diagonal ribbons for a quilt square and a beach towel cover-up. Guests: Patti Jo Larson, Joanna Pullen Hammett.