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The Jean

26m 46s

The Jean originated in 1873 and is still one of the most popular parts of our wardrobes today. Jeans are part of our capsule wardrobe yet they, if purchased, are sometimes very expensive and poorly fitted. We will fit both the stretch jean and the non-stretch jean and compare the differences so regardless of the fabrics you are using, you get the result you want.

Episodes

  • Rugs, How do we Choose?: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    Rugs, How do we Choose?

    S10 E1009 - 26m 46s

    Rugs are the key to pulling together the décor of any room. A design consultant shares the basics for making rug selections. Size, style, color, design, cost, how do we make the right choice? What makes a quality rug and determines the cost? Answers in this episode of Fit 2 Stitch.

  • A Shoe Transformation: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    A Shoe Transformation

    S10 E1008 - 26m 46s

    In this episode, we go on location to watch a cobbler transform a worn-out old pair of shoes with holes, into a fully repaired and polished, “like new” pair of shoes. Jr, the cobbler, joyfully shares his stories and knowledge throughout the process.

  • Costumes Extraordinaire!: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    Costumes Extraordinaire!

    S10 E1005 - 26m 46s

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  • Dry Cleaning, What you Need to Know: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    Dry Cleaning, What you Need to Know

    S10 E1004 - 26m 46s

    What is dry cleaning? Most of us have little knowledge about that process beyond the front counter drop-off. In this episode, we go behind the scenes to learn all about the technique of dry-cleaning from an expert in the business.

  • The Ins and Outs of Draperies: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    The Ins and Outs of Draperies

    S10 E1002 - 26m 46s

    Making your own draperies can be a daunting and expensive undertaking. On this episode of Fit 2 Stitch, we learn the essentials of measuring, budgeting, choosing fabrics, and construction styles of draperies.

  • Outdoor Upholstery: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    Outdoor Upholstery

    S10 E1011 - 26m 30s

    Mark Ewing owns and operates an outdoor upholstery business in North Texas. As Peggy’s guest, he shares his knowledge of outdoor fabrics, design and construction. He also demonstrates a few maintenance tips for outdoor upholstery.

  • Tambour Beading, Loom to Garment: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    Tambour Beading, Loom to Garment

    S10 E1006 - 26m 46s

    Guest Robert Haven has created glamorous beaded garments for clients worldwide, including Cher. Many of his works are in museums around the world and one of his greatest joys is teaching the technique of tambour beading. In this episode, he demonstrates how to transfer beaded designs from the loom to the garment.

  • Sewing Careers for the Blind: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    Sewing Careers for the Blind

    S10 E1013 - 26m 46s

    On this episode of Fit 2 Stitch, we travel to Envision Dallas, where people who are blind or visually impaired are taught to sew. We all want a job that’s more than just a way to make money; a job that makes a difference. At Envision, while sewing articles for the US military, workers develop a sense of independence and accomplishment.

  • Fun with Hat Making: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    Fun with Hat Making

    S10 E1007 - 26m 46s

    Coco Chanel was quoted as saying, “In order to be irreplaceable, one must always be different.” Hats can make that difference. In this episode of Fit 2 Stitch, we learn about the sizes, shapes, and finishes of hats and fascinators and their current trends.

  • Interior Design with Pillows: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    Interior Design with Pillows

    S10 E1001 - 26m 46s

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    Space Suits, Mission Critical

    S10 E1012 - 26m 35s

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