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Series 900 - Timeless Techniques for Today’s Fashions
Traditional sewing meets today’s technology

It’s Sew Easy, Series 900 continues to trace fashion and sewing through the historical events, cultural influences and trends of the 20th century. New attitudes, new lifestyles and new technology changed what women were doing and wearing. Our sewing experts show how fashion fit, necklines, hemlines, accessories and embellishments all changed through times of war and economic ups and downs. Each week, sewing and design experts, featuring Angela Wolf, show how to use time-honored techniques together with the latest sewing tools and technology to create today’s hottest fashions.

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901 The Turn of the Century – 1900's

Rebecca Kemp Brent shows how to make a lantern purse.

 

Kathy McMakin sews a turn-of-the century child’s day gown.

 
902 Doing More With Less - 1910-1919

Londa Rohlfing shows how to create ruching for a contemporary blouse.

 

Terry McFeely uses fabric and feathers to make a fascinator hat.

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

 

Joanne Banko uses the cording foot to add flair to home decor.

 
903 – All That Jazz – the 1920's

Angela Wolf creates a cutwork tank top.

Watch the video for this project online at:
https://youtu.be/M00u45DInig

 

Amber Eden adds silk flower embroidery to a classic black sheath dress.

 
904 – Fashionable Sleeves – Late 1920's

Angela Wolf shows how to change a pattern to add batwing sleeves.


Watch the video for this project online at:
https://youtu.be/REMEAGziS5k

 

Angela Wolf shows how to create bishop sleeves.

 
905 – The Glamourous 1930's
Rebecca Kemp-Brent shows how to recreate any neckline for a whole new look  

Angela Wolf embroiders fabric to create a formal gown.

 

Joanne Banko shows how to join lace, ribbon and fabric with the edge joining foot.

 
906- Feminine Fashions in Wartime – 1940's

Joanne Banko creates embroidered lingerie.

Watch the video for this project online at:
https://youtu.be/JgQJPPm0IUQ

 

Heather Valentine shows how to top off boots with a lacey cuff.

 

Joanne Banko adds beads and trims with the pearls and sequin foot.

 
907 – The 1950's Revisited

Peggy Sagers adds French darts to a top. 

 

Pearl Krush creates a poodle skirt for an 18” doll.

Watch the video for this project online at:
https://youtu.be/NvVDUv1AkLg

 

Joanne Banko uses couching and braiding feet to embellish a tote bag.

 
908 – Everything Comes Back – the 1950's

Courtney McCrone adds retro 50’s details to dresses, blouses and accessories. 

 

Marie Zinno embroiders a sweater for a rock ‘n’ roll look. 

 

Joanne Banko creates custom piping for garments, accessories and home décor using the piping foot.

 
909 – Up, Up and Around – the 1960's

Angela Wolf  makes a color-block mini-dress.

 
Peggy Sagers shows how to design a wrap dress.  
910 – Fashion Free-for-All – the 1970's

Joanne Banko creates a custom embroidered t-shirt. 

 

Angela Wolf shows how to create a jumpsuit.

 
911 – Fashion on the Go – the 1980's

Angela Wolf adds a sassy peplum to a basic t-shirt. 

 

Cindy Hogan uses digital cutting technology to create appliques for a denim jacket. 

 
912 – Brand Names – the 1990's

Rebecca Kemp-Brent creates a designer quilted tote bag.

 

Londa Rohlfing gathers fabric with elastic thread to make a peasant blouse.

 

Joanne Banko uses bobbin work to create a hand-embroidered look on garments and accessories.

 
913 – The New Millennium – The 2000's

Paulette Bell creates a customized dog coat using machine embroidery.

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

 
Angela Wolf adds a hand warmer to work-out wear  

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