Show 1401 – Creating Scallops
Host Martha Pullen shows how to make a royal bonnet featuring machine-embroidered scallops, clever notions, a hanger safe, and an antique photo pillow for home decorating. Guest: Connie Palmer.
Show 1402 – Machine Faggoting
Serger-embellished children’s clothes, machine faggotting on a baby bonnet and christening gown, the sophisticated elegance pillow, forget-me-knots and roses in silk ribbon. Guests: Pam Mahshie, Beverley Sheldrick.
Show 1403 – Neckline Insertion and Pintucks
Martha Pullen shows how to complete a baby daygown with neckline insertions and pintucks, works on a lace table runner, and demonstrates shell-stitching by hand. Guests: June Millinger, Kathy Neal.
Show 1404 – Decorative Stitching
Host Martha Pullen creates a floral picture made with decorative stitching and embroidery. In the Sew Kool for Kids segment she makes an insulated can cover. Also: an embroided spoke collar doll dress and a puffing and ribbons quilt square. Guest: Joanna Pullen Hammett.
Show 1405 – Embroidery for Sweaters
Martha Pullen demonstrates unique techniques for sweater embroidery, a decorative angel pillow, and machine scallops for children and baby items. Also: using silk ribbon embroidery to create blue birds and bows for a baby blanket. Guests: Beverly Sheldrick, Marlis Bennett.
Show 1406 – Embroideryscapes
Martha Pullen demonstrates machine embroidery on iron–on transfers. Also, a mother’s memory board for baby, an embroidered spokes skirt doll dress, and a lesson in hand-stitched faggoting. Guests: Eileen Roche, Kathy Neal.
Show 1407 – Free-Standing Embroidery
Make a baby mobile, bath hanger, crib headboard and footboard covers, and a baby quilt. In the Sew Kool for Kids segment host Martha Pullen makes a hair scrunchie. Guests: Joanna Pullen Hammett, Lindee Goodall.
Show 1408 – Pinless Lace Diamonds
Host Martha Pullen demonstrates a new technique for pinless lace diamonds and creates a hand-embroidered trailing stitch, a lace diamond daygown and bonnet for baby. Also, a Victorian sewing tin and an embroidered oval and lace scallops doll dress. Guest: Kathy Neal.
Show 1409 – Ribbon Lattice Work
Martha Pullen shows how to put ribbon latticework on a baby daydress. Also: a crafty cork trivet, Italian hemstitching on a baby blanket, and vintage clothing. Guest: Lana Bennett.
Show 1410 – Bias Shaping
Host Martha Pullen shows how to do bias shaping and a continuous lap packet. Also: a bias and lace christening gown, home decorating with a purple paisley pillow, and hand-embroidered eyelets. Guests: Kathy Neal, Sue Pennington.
Show 1411 – Passementerie
Martha Pullen shows how to make braids and passementerie on a baby pillow and a home decorating pillow. Also: a Normandy lace quilt square and Deco Cards in the Sew Kool for Kids segment. Guest: Joanna Pullen Hammett.
Show 1412 – Drawn Thread
Host Martha Pullen discusses drawn-thread techniques and demonstrates them on a baby daygown. Also some notions to make your sewing easier, a baby blanket with sweet mice and snails embroidered in silk ribbon, and vintage clothing. Guest: Beverley Sheldrick.
Show 1413 – Quilt Construction
Martha Pullen uses ribbon and stitches to make a lovely tapestry of hearts quilt square which includes heart-shaped lace. See how to construct a quilt, make a baby’s handkerchief bonnet, and create a bonnet display stand from a candlestick. Also: a pearled lattice wedding gown for dolls.