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Series 1200 – On The Road

 

1201 -Travel Separates

Look and feel great wherever you go, and sew it up fast. Designer Angela Wolf serges go-together separates to mix and match and travel wrinkle-free. Then, Angela shows how to get off to a great start with your serger.

 

Angela Wolf serges travel-style knit separates to mix and match.

 
Angela Wolf gets you started using your serger.  
Angela Wolf Angela Wolf serges a jacket that is great for travel.  
1202 –Everything In Its Place

Stay organized when you travel.  Sewing educator Rebecca Kemp Brent sews lightweight packing cubes to maximize luggage space.  Fashion expert Angela Wolf shares a tip for personalizing a nail kit and machine embroidery expert Joanne Banko makes a faux suede luggage tag with European flair.

 

Rebecca Kemp Brent sews lightweight packing cubes. 

 Watch the video for this  project online:
https://youtu.be/SiMhL4sWPE8

 

Angela Wolf shares a tip for personalizing a nail kit.

 

Joanne Banko makes a faux suede luggage tag.

Watch the video for this  project online:
https://youtu.be/BQJY4HV8Krk

 
1203 - On the Go

Convertible active-wear gives lots of easy options.  Blogger Mom Caroline Critchfield stays organized with a colorful wallet made from fabric scraps. Pattern designer Angela Wolf creates zip-off sports pants that change from long pants to shorts. Angela Wolf shares a tip for trouble-shooting serger stitches. 

 

Caroline Critchfield makes a colorful wallet from fabric scraps.

Watch the video for this  project online:
https://youtu.be/vZXcWvLItNE

 

Angela Wolf creates zip-off sports pants that change from long pants to shorts.

 

 

Angela Wolf shares a tip for trouble-shooting serger stitches. 

 
1204 -Versatile Packables

Make your travel clothes and accessories do double duty. Embroidery expert Eileen Roche makes a fashionable laptop bag. Sewing educator Joanne Banko adds a fashion statement to a simple knit dress with embroidery and accessories.  Serger expert Angela Wolf has a tip for serging a rolled hem.

 

Eileen Roche makes a fashionable laptop bag.

Watch the video for this  project online:
https://youtu.be/1Bwpc0-0IEE

 
Joanne Banko adds a fashion statement to a simple knit dress with embroidery  

 Angela Wolf has a tip for serging a rolled hem.

 
1205 - At the Beach

It’s time to hit the beach.  Sewing educator and writer Rebecca Kemp Brent makes a handy tote bag from a towel.  Sewing blogger Caroline Critchfield sews a fish-shaped drawstring beach or laundry bag. Sewing enthusiast Joanne Banko sews in circles to create a ruffled beach cover-up.

 

Rebecca Kemp Brent makes a handy tote bag from a towel. 

 

Caroline Critchfield sews a fish-shaped drawstring beach or laundry bag.

Watch the video for this  project online:
https://youtu.be/fXiHAUwOTGY

 

Joanne Banko sews in circles to create a ruffled beach cover-up.

 
1206 – Get Comfortable

When you arrive at your destination, relax and get comfortable.  Author and sewing instructor Donna Babylon gets organized with a double-zipped lingerie bag.  Sew sews a comfy travel pillow, too.  Fashion designer Angela Wolf sews an easy-to-make cover up and shares a tip for serging on lace.

 
Donna Babylon creates a double-zipped lingerie bag and travel pillow.   

Angela Wolf sews an easy-to-make cover up.

Watch the video for this  project online:
https://youtu.be/xtAWeUhwf3w

 

Angela shares a tip for serging on woven fabric.

 
1207 – Dress for the Weather – Layering

Be prepared for all kinds of weather.  Joanne Banko, blogger and sewing educator, redesigns a simple pashmina to create a fashionable jacket. Couture designer Angela Wolf makes a lightweight fleece jacket that packs easily, then she shows how to serge a narrow rolled hem on a scarf.

 

Joanne Banko redesigns a simple pashmina into a fashionable jacket.

Watch the video for this  project online:
https://youtu.be/0A8qKVUHp9Y

 

Angela Wolf makes a lightweight fleece jacket.

 
Angela Wolf shows how to serge a narrow rolled hem on a scarf.  
1208 – Keep Your Valuables Safe

When you travel, protect your valuables.  Sewing expert Rebecca Kemp Brent makes a designer pouch that holds an electronic tablet and much more.  On-line sewing instructor Joanne Banko creates expanding cargo pockets for jackets, pants and totes.  Designer Angela Wolf makes blind hems on a serger.

 

Rebecca Kemp Brent makes a designer pouch for an electronic tablet. 

 

 Joanne Banko creates expanding cargo pockets for jackets, pants and totes.

 

Angela Wolf makes blind hems on a serger.

Watch the video for this  project online:
 https://youtu.be/u8EqcAHffFs

 
1209 – Traveling with Pets and Kids

It’s fun to travel with pets and kids.  Author and instructor Donna Babylon makes portable bed for pets.  Pattern designer Angela Wolf sews a hooded towel that kids and adults will love.  Sewing educator Joanne Banko creates her own fringe for trims and embellishments.

 

Donna Babylon makes portable bed for pets. 

Watch the video for this  project online:
https://youtu.be/28CR527Q7tg

 

Angela Wolf sews a hooded towel perfect for kids or adults. 

 

Joanne Banko creates her fringe for trims and embellishments.

 
1210 – Weekend Get-Away

Grab a bag and get away.  Kay Whitt, innovator and designer, creates a colorful bag with sturdy dividers. Author Donna Babylon makes a roomy weekender bag with padded handles. A monogram adds extra style.  Angela Wolf, designer and sewing expert, shares a tip for starting and stopping a serger stitch.

 

Kay Whitt creates a colorful bag with sturdy handles.

Watch the video for this  project online:
https://youtu.be/yiAl_dZqv-Q

 
 Donna Babylon makes a weekender bag with padded handles and a monogram  

Angela Wolf shares a tip for starting and stopping a serger stitch.

 
1211 – Vacation Memories

Capture travel memories in photos and in writing.  Sewing artist Kim Montagnese uses computer software to create new images for artful designs and quilts.  Embroidery expert Eileen Roche sews a monogrammed journal cover of faux suede.  Serger expert Angela Wolf has a tip for serging seams.

 

Kim Montagnese uses computer software to create new images for artful designs and quilts. 

 

Eileen Roche sews a monogrammed journal cover of faux suede.

 

Angela Wolf has a tip for serging seams.

Watch the video for this  project online: https://youtu.be/44kuP8DKkYE

 
1212 – Accessorize for Versatility

Make travel fashions work for day and evening.  Fabric artist Kim Montagnese upcycles vintage ties to create new fashions.  Designer and sewing educator Louis Carney takes daywear into the evening with embroidered appliques for belts, shoes and purses.  Angela Wolf shares a tip for serging on knits.

 
Kim Montagnese upcycles vintage ties to create new fashions  
Louis Carney creates embroidered appliqués for belts, shoes and purses  

Angela Wolf shares a tip for serging on knits.

Watch the video for this  project online:
 https://youtu.be/7jFclnl8YVg

 
1213 – Easy Sundress

Sundresses look great and keep you cool.  Designer Kay Whitt professionally finishes sundress necklines and armhole edges. Blogger and designer Caroline Hulse make a tank dress in a straight style and adds elastic at the waistline.  Couture designer Angela Wolf has a tip for serging flat-felled seams.

 

Kay Whitt professionally finishes sundress necklines and armhole edges.

 

Caroline Hulse adds shape to a straight tank dress with elastic at the waistline.

 

Angela Wolf has a tip for serging flat-felled seams.

 

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