Martha’s Sewing Room Series 1900

Martha's Sewing Room


Video 1900-A
1901 – Edge Finishes
Decorative piping for edging trim, pinstitching tips. Celtic lace and bias shaping, the history of bridging, and rickrack with French knots. Guests: Pam Mahshie, Wendy Schoen.

1902 – Threadwork by Machine
Threadwork for fabric designing. Texas bluebonnet silk ribbon stitch, embellishing entredeux, blanket stitch embroidery for kids. Guests: Joyce Drexler, Beverley Sheldrick.

1903 – Silk Ribbon Bobbinwork
Bias cord on the serger, flower lady pillow, felt fringed pillow, double bridging embroidery.
Guests: Diane Witt, Wendy Schoen.

1904 – Smocking by Machine
Tips for pleating and smocking by machine, a button birdhouse, a lace hearts and cutwork quilt square, wisteria silk ribbon embroidery. Guests: Lindee Goodall, Beverley Sheldrick.

1905 – Serger Techniques
Cocoa and cream doll dress, rickrack bridging and cutwork quilt square, the history of bridging embroidery. Guests: Coni Martin, Wendy Schoen.

Video 1900-B
1906 – Understanding Sleeves
Fitting sleeves, a cocoa and cream doll dress, a butter knife bookmark, and a royal pillow.
Guests: Dianne Tatara, Ed.D., Lisa Shanley, Ph.D.

1907 – Silk Ribbon Plaids
Using ribbon to form plaids and rolled edges on the serger. Also, a silk flower purse, circles of lace pillow, and bridging by hand. Guests: Marlis Bennett, Wendy Schoen.

1908 – Using a Ruffler
Machine ruffler techniques and easy zipper insertion. Also, fancy band beading quilt square, Canterbury bells silk ribbon embroidery, and a tailored featherstitched pillow. Guests: Chris Tryon, Beverley Sheldrick.

1909 – Unique Quilts
St. Jude fabric line used in clothing and quilts, quick gifts from fleece, shadow bias binding, laid work and couching embroidery for kids. Guest: Melody Good.

Video 1900-C

1910 – Drawn Thread By Machine
Drawn thread for decoration and hemming. Also, serger piping for trim and a lace cathedral windows quilt square. Lazy daisy and chain stitch embroidery for kids, shadow bias binding technique, and sweater embroidery. Guest: Peggy Dilbone.

1911 – Crazy Patch
Crazy patch collar and couching decorative threads. Also, bleeding hearts silk ribbon embroidery, an heirloom music box, and Sew Lucrative christening gowns. Guests: Karen Good, Beverley Sheldrick.

1912 – Shaped Bias with Rickrack
Bias fabric shaped and mitered, embellished with rickrack and a magic corner rounded corner. Also, a shark’s teeth quilt square, a log cabin photo pillow, and a quick quilt for kids.

1913 – Chenille
Chenille techniques with angular cuts in a purse and pillow. Also, a lace travel bag, a quick quilt for kids, and a Sew Lucrative project. Guest: Charlotte Gallaher.