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Martha's Sewing Room

Smocking (Pt. 1) (#901)

Host Martha Pullen shows three beginning stitches used in English smocking: outline stitch, stem stitch and cable stitch. Appliqu techniques are demonstrated on the Animal Alphabet quilt. The silk ribbon iris is also shown on a creative "Sweet Dreams" sleeping mask, and vintage clothing is also featured. [26 minutes] Closed Captioning

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Series Description: This popular series features a wide variety of sewing, craft, and decorating activities that are easy and fun to do.

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