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The Donna Dewberry Show

Seasonal Secrets (#309)

Learn to paint fall pumpkins, Christmas poinsettias and other seasonal projects to welcome guests. [26 minutes] TV-G Closed Captioning Descriptive Video Service

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Series Description: Over the years, the speed, simplicity and results of Donna's Dewberry's versatile "One Stroke" painting method has endeared her to amateur painters and professional artists alike. In her new series, Donna introduces easy-to-learn "One Stitch" techniques for sewing, quilting and decorating a variety of fabrics. She beautifies rooms, creates must-have gifts, designs scrapbooking treasures and provides festive entertaining ideas.

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  • New Traditions (#101)

    Paint on four gallery style canvases to create a wall grouping & make an elegant complementary throw. [30 minutes]

  • Altered Denim (#102)

    Donna changes the look of jeans and a denim shirt by painting the clothes, then adding fabric trim. [30 minutes]

  • Welcome Home (#103)

    Donna paints a wooden outdoor sign and then shows how to make a colorful flag for indoors or out. [30 minutes]

  • Room Updates (#104)

    Paint a floral design on a tray and create a double-sided pillow to change the look of your decor. [30 minutes]

  • Pond Party (#105)

    Learn how to stretch and embellish Donna's "Art to Sew" panels to make great wall art. [30 minutes]

  • Country Chic (#106)

    Create art from an old window and put together a crazy patch quilt square to make a placemat. [30 minutes]

  • Landscapes (#107)

    Donna shows how to create a landscape-quilted wall hanging that complements the paintings. [30 minutes]

  • BBQ Time (#108)

    Donna paints decorative accessories to spruce up your outdoor grilling and dining area. [30 minutes]

  • More Than A Scrapbook (#109)

    Donna shows how to create painted scrapbook pages and use fabric to personalize a scrapbook cover. [30 minutes]

  • Elegant Table (#110)

    Donna paints elegant tableware for a formal dinner and makes a beautiful table runner and napkins. [30 minutes]

  • Cozy & Warm (#111)

    Donna paints a rug for a family or child's room & uses fleece to make a fun no-sew throw & pillow. [30 minutes]

  • Beautifully Organized (#112)

    Donna paints her signature roses on graduated trunks and shows how to make a matching memo board. [30 minutes]

  • Painted Tote (#113)

    Donna paints on fabric to achieve a watercolor look and uses the painted fabric to make a tote. [30 minutes]

  • Bright & Bold Flowers (#201)

    Donna paints nine different flower designs on black fabric and stitches them into a quilt. [26 minutes]

  • Sunflower Bowl (#202)

    Donna turns a plain wooden bowl into a piece of decorative artwork and paints fabric wall hangings. [26 minutes]

  • Bed of Tulips (#203)

    Donna creates a textured canvas filled with red and yellow spring tulips and decorates an apron. [26 minutes]

  • Botanical Clock (#204)

    An old wooden clock is turned into a room accent using textured white paint and green fern designs. [26 minutes]

  • Bigger Than Life (#205)

    Donna paints a Tuscan floral design on an oversized canvas and creates elegant table linens. [26 minutes]

  • Canvas on Canvas (#206)

    Donna layers canvas to create a 3-D seascape painting and makes a floor cloth with a fabric boarder. [26 minutes]

  • Sugar & Spice (#207)

    Plain wooden containers are turned into perfect decorative accents for a youthful room or office. [26 minutes]

  • Natural Style (#208)

    A natural colored stylized wall hanging and applique's designs on a tote bag are created. [26 minutes]

  • Tropical Sunset (#209)

    A beautiful Florida Everglades' sunset is created on canvas. Fun nautical pillows are stitched up. [26 minutes]

  • River Birches (#210)

    A forest of birches growing by a blue stream is painted. Pink wildflowers accented the landscape. [26 minutes]

  • Serene Scene (#211)

    Donna shows how to paint irises onto a black wooden room screen and then accents it with stencils. [26 minutes]

  • New England Seascape (#212)

    A lighthouse and splashing waves are painted. Fabric paints are used for a shirt, jacket and tote. [26 minutes]

  • Poppy Fields (#213)

    A field of brightly colored red and orange poppies spills off the canvas onto the matting and frame. [26 minutes]

  • Pushing Daisies (#301)

    Learn how to paint fresh daisies, whimsical and decorate glassware, chairs, table and floor cloth. [26 minutes]

  • Lilies of the Valley (#302)

    Calla lilies are painted on a canvas and a 3-D effect is added with clay and special shading. [26 minutes]

  • Geranium-Mania (#303)

    Learn how to paint geraniums with small brushes and turn ordinary clay flowerpots into works of art. [26 minutes]

  • The Days of Vine & Roses (#304)

    Learn to paint Donna's signature flowers, along with vines and ribbons, and stitch-up a crazy quilt [26 minutes]

  • Wild Things (#305)

    A throw for any sofa or bed is created using fabrics decorated with wildflowers. [26 minutes]

  • Stunning Sunflowers (#306)

    Learn the One Stroke techniques to create this all American favorite flower adorned with ribbons. [26 minutes]

  • Pillow Talk (#307)

    Donna shows how to turn plain pillows into designer originals with easy to paint flowers. [26 minutes]

  • Girlie Style (#308)

    Donna shows how to daisy up and decorate wooden letters, picture frames, boxes and clothing. [26 minutes]

  • Crafty Notions (#310)

    A wall hanging featuring palms and metallic paints and a fun organizer notebook are showcased. [26 minutes]

  • Great Little Gifts (#311)

    Donna shares great ideas including easy borders on frames, small boxes and wearable art projects. [26 minutes]

  • Donna's Best Blooms (#312)

    Donna paints flowers on a tall vase. Get organized with a wall hanging for holding all your files. [26 minutes]

  • Wear Your Art On Your Sleeve (#313)

    Learn to paint daisies with a shadowing effect, stitch up a tote bag and make matching clay buttons. [26 minutes]

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