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Whatever the Fashion, Sewing is Timeless
Fashion and style throughout the 20th century were influenced by historical events, changing attitudes, new lifestyles and rapidly advancing technology.  Skirt fullness, necklines, hemlines, embellishments all changed as women moved from home to the workplace. Sewing and design sewing experts show how s to use time-honored techniques with the latest sewing tools and technology to create today’s fashions.

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801 The New Century Begins – The 1900's

Angela Wolf creates a luxurious kimono duster.

 

Kathy McMakin shows how to make a precious heirloom baby bonnet.

Watch the video for this project online at:
http://youtu.be/O3wRUDapT1I

 
802 The World at War 1910-1919

Rebecca Kemp Brent shows how to create beautiful scrap fabric flowers.

 
Angela Wolf uses couture draping techniques to add fashion flair to a straight skirt.  
803 – The Late Teens – Everything Had Changed

Coleen Swettman uses computerized embroidery technology to create free-standing lace.

Watch the video for this project online at:
http://youtu.be/4DSJBEU7MVk

 

Tina Givens shows how to update original bloomers. 

 

Lynn Lunoe shows how to create charming doll fashions.

 
804 – The Roaring 20's

Angela Wolf makes a fringy tank top using knit and woven fabrics.

 

Amber Eden shows how to sew with sequined fabric.

Watch the video for this project online at:
http://youtu.be/OgWYkJeac6I

 
805 – The Golden Era – The Late 1920's

Lisa Shaw shows how to use computerized design techniques to create a capelet.

Watch the video for this project online at:
http://youtu.be/0vtIn8wsW44

 

Angela Wolf designs and sews a form-fitting gored skirt.

 
806- After the Big Crash: 1930's

Angela Wolf creates glamourous evening wear on the bias

 

Rebecca Kemp Brent  shows how to add scallops to a garment or home décor.

 
807 – The World at War – Again: The 1940's

Angela Wolf makes a jacket inspired by General Eisenhower’s shortened uniform jacket.

 

Lisa Shaw shows how to design a handy embroidered clutch bag.

 
808 – Fashion Inside and Out – the Late 1940's

Londa Rohlfing shows how to make flounces.

Watch the video for this project online at:
http://youtu.be/B8krvrrUVuk

 

Angela Wolf makes trendy cropped pants.

 
809 – The 1950's Boom and Rock

Gretchen Hirsch shows how to make an updated circle skirt.

 

Lisa Shaw adds contemporary machine-embroidery to a cardigan sweater.

 

Gretchen Hirsch shows how to add a gathered crinoline to a skirt.

 
810 – The Space Race Begins: The Late 1950's

Gretchen Hirsch shows how to redesign a pattern to make a trendy blouse.

 

Peggy Sagers create a flattering shirtwaist dress with easy collar variations.

 
811 – The British Invasion – The 1960's

Angela Wolf sews a sassy mini-skirt.

 

Marie Zinno embroiders a hip fringed faux suede belt.

Watch the video for this project online at:
http://youtu.be/hWXzPlOT--0

 
812 – The Counterculture: The Late 1960's

Londa Rohlfing shares her sewing expertise to add ruffles to any garment.

 

Coleen Swettman sews a hippie-inspired poncho.

 
813 – The Me Decade: The 1970's

Angela Wolf shows how to make a Boho look peasant blouse.

Watch the video for this project online at:
http://youtu.be/KrFx37bBE_g

 
Marie Zinno adds colorful embroidery to jeans.  

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