Show 701 – Sewing For Baby
Host Martha Pullen shows how to make embellished baby gowns with an Australian windowpane dove, lace shaping, feather stitched hems and mock round yokes. Also shown are a lace nine patch pillow; satin stitched lettering for the Noah’s Ark quilt; a fantasy lace panel doll dress; and vintage clothing.
Show 702 – Embellishing with Couching
Martha Pullen shows the easy technique of using specialty cords, yarns, sequins, pearls and threads to decorate clothing, crafts and home decorating projects. Other projects include vest embellishment, a silken diamonds pillow, a hat pin cushion, and a silk ribbon dragonfly shown on a hussif; vintage clothing.
Show 703 – Wedding on a Budget
Martha Pullen shows how to make a wedding veil and garter. Other projects include a netting and lace table topper; an invitation tray; a regal roses doll dress; ruching, an antique technique; and vintage clothing.
Show 704 – Fabric Stenciling
Stencil tools, stencil cutting, and stencil paints and crayons are discussed and demonstrated. A “treasures” pillow and the construction of a lace and netting vest are also shown; vintage clothing. Guest: Margaret Boyles
Show 705 – Cutwork
Cutwork is an elegant technique that is quick and easy. Also shown are embellished curtains; a nosegay bow-kay craft; and an embroidered spring flowers doll dress. Also, a look a vintage clothing and the double lace ruffles antique technique. Guest: Sue Hausmann.
Show 706 – Free Standing Applique
Martha shows the technique of appliqued hems and edges while finishing several adult vests. Also shown are a baby’s shadow box; Victorian black lace pillow; and silk ribbon stitches.
Show 707 – Pinstitching and Hemstitching
Pinstitching and hemstitching is a great technique used on clothing, pillows and other home decorating projects. Martha Pullen also shows a dresser scarf, an antique dream doll dress, an embellished greeting card, and creates a silk ribbon by machine on the Noah’s ark quilt. Guest: Mary Carollo.
Show 708 – Machine Embroidery with Hand Embellishment
Martha Pullen shows how to use today’s machines for elegant embroidery topped off with hand embellishment. You will also see how to embellish a mock collar vest and make an antique letter holder. Puffed lace insertion is the antique technique.
Show 709 – Lace Applications
Making a beautiful bedroom ensemble is easy when Martha Pullen shows you how. Also see how to make a frilly nightgown and robe doll dress, and learn an antique technique – serpentine. Guest: Chris Tryon.
Show 710 – Lattice Work
Martha Pullen shows lattice work using ribbon, lace, rick-rack and other trims. See a beautiful lattice work vest, a lace and organdy table runner, and a touch of teal doll dress. Also, a silk ribbon fuchsia on a hussif; vintage clothing.
Show 711 – Bed Linens
Host Martha Pullen shows how to embellish bed linens. Projects include pillow cases, sheets and shams. Also shown are silk ribbon rosebuds and hussif construction; turning old quilts into new vests; special techniques on the Noah’s ark quilt; and a look at vintage clothing.
Show 712 – Triple Needle Work and Scalloped Hems
A triple needle makes it easy to add that special touch! Projects include an embellished pillowcase, an eyeglass arrangement, and a peach parfait doll dress. Antique technique: gathered bias rosette. Guest: Philip Pepper.
Show 713 – Quilt Construction and Hand Embroidery
See how to construct the Noah’s Ark quilt. Also, a detailed segment on favorite heirloom hand embroidery. Other projects include a lace star pillow. Antique technique: quilted embellishment.