Martha’s Sewing Room Series 400

Martha's Sewing Room


401 – Lace and Puffing Loops
Martha Pullen demonstrates the easy technique of lace and puffing loops. This technique is shown on a nightgown, doll dress and a quilt square. Also, an elegant covered mirror and a ribbon cabbage rose; vintage clothing.

402 – Wedding Show
Here comes the bride! Martha Pullen tells how easy it is to embellish a wedding dress and veil. Step-by-step instructions on log cabin lace are shown and incorporated in a doll dress. Rose pillow; flower girl basket; quilt square of wedding roses; vintage clothing.

403 – Ribbon and Netting Diamonds
Ribbon and netting diamonds are “sew” easy when Martha Pullen shows how. This interesting technique is demonstrated on a doll dress, quilt square and a baby gown. A pillow, netting angel and silk ribbon flystitch are also shown; vintage clothing.

404 – Beginning Smocking
Martha Pullen shows easy smocking methods for cables, outlines, stems and waves. Smocking is also shown on a nightgown, pillow, doll dress and a quilt square; vintage clothing.

405 – Pleater
Pleating fabric for smocking is fun, quick and easy–no more picking up dots to smock. Host Martha Pullen pleats an insert, yoke dress and a bishop dress. A pleated flower pillow, lamp shade, doll dress and a quilt square all are embellished with pleating. Silk ribbon embroidery-Herringbone stitch and vintage clothing.

406 – Smocked Yoke Dress
Constructing a smocked yoke dress is easy when Martha Pullen is at the sewing machine. Also demonstrated: a tissue box cover, two doll dresses and a quilt square; vintage clothing.

407 – Picture Smocking
Trains, tigers, boats and hearts can be smocked using the simple stacking technique of picture smocking. The technique is shown on a doll dress, quilt square and a music box pillow. A light switch cover and a concertina rose are also made; vintage clothing.

408 – Bow Show
Host Martha Pullen explains how to embellish skirts, blouses and a quilt square with fabric bows and handkerchief bows. Netting lace pillow; picture frame bow hangers; and vintage clothing.

409 – Themes from Antique Clothing
Airplane lace, a set of three tucks, and draw string necklines are explained by host Martha Pullen. These antique techniques are demonstrated in a quilt square and a doll dress. Floral bouquet pillow; framed antique collar; silk ribbon embroidery–rouching; and vintage clothing.

410 – Lingerie Show
Martha Pullen shows the easy steps of constructing a French nightgown with extra stable lace finishing. Martha also explains the how-to’s of a lingerie bag quilt square, heirloom neck roll pillow, lingerie for dolls and a lingerie keeper; vintage clothing.

411 – Fancy Bonnets and Sashes
Host Martha Pullen shows how to make two precious baby bonnets, several French doll bonnets, sash embellishments, a Victorian garden hat and a rose pillow. Silk ribbon weaving and vintage clothing are also shown.

412 – Lace and Ribbon Weaving
Lace and ribbon weaving on a doll dress, picture frame, woven heart pillow, bonnets and knickers are easy when Martha Pullen tells how. Martha also visits her attic to show a wonderful antique garment.

413 – Quilt Construction and Heirloom Embroidery
Host Martha Pullen gives the secrets of putting together an heirloom quilt. Hand embroidery stitches–satin stitch, French knots, and feather stitch–are also featured; how to make a crazy patch quilted collar and a lace piecing pillow; vintage clothing.