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Fit 2 Stitch

Join host Peggy Sagers as she explores a multitude of fabrics from around the world and teaches viewers how to "weave" these fabrics into their personal lives.

Matthew Minick, Client Advisor

26m 46s

Karl Lagerfeld was a German designer and the creative director of Chanel from 1983 until his death. He was instrumental in revitalizing the Chanel brand, helping it regain its position as one of the top fashion houses in the world. Discover the story of Karl Lagerfeld through our guest Matthew Minick, stylist, ready-to-wear and fur expert at the Fendi Boutique in Dallas, TX.

Episodes

  • Matthew Minick, Client Advisor: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    Matthew Minick, Client Advisor

    S12 E1208 - 26m 46s

    Karl Lagerfeld was a German designer and the creative director of Chanel from 1983 until his death. He was instrumental in revitalizing the Chanel brand, helping it regain its position as one of the top fashion houses in the world. Discover the story of Karl Lagerfeld through our guest Matthew Minick, stylist, ready-to-wear and fur expert at the Fendi Boutique in Dallas, TX.

  • Annette Becker Returns: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    Annette Becker Returns

    S12 E1207 - 26m 46s

    Drawing from the Texas Fashion Collection and her vast knowledge of fashion history, Annette shows us the evolution and influences on the woman’s suit. Beginning with an ornate men’s suit from the 17th century to Armani, Patrick Kelly and Bonnie Cashion, Annette shares insightful details about each of these designers and their influence on the history of fashion.

  • Michael Faircloth, Fashion Designer: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    Michael Faircloth, Fashion Designer

    S12 E1206 - 26m 46s

    Designer James Galanos was famously known for dressing Nancy Reagan, actress Rosalind Russel, Marilyn Monroe, Jackie Kennedy, Dianna Ross and many others. Michael Faircloth, a personal colleague of James Galanos, will show us what sets these garments apart and some ideas on applying Galanos’ techniques to our fashions using garments from the Texas Fashion Collection.

  • Annette Becker, Director at the Texas Fashion Collection: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    Annette Becker, Director at the Texas Fashion Collection

    S12 E1205 - 26m 46s

    The Texas Fashion Collection began in 1938 when Stanley and Edward Marcus preserved examples of top designers' works in honor of Carrie Marcus Neiman. These artifacts became part of a continuing collection housed at UNT. Annette Becker, director of the 20,000-piece collection, gives us a privileged look inside a few of these distinguished garments.

  • Matt Porter, Fashion Educator at UNT Returns: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    Matt Porter, Fashion Educator at UNT Returns

    S12 E1204 - 26m 46s

    Matt Porter is an educator and researcher with a design specialty in menswear and custom tailoring. In this episode, he introduces us to the basic types and construction of pockets. We learn that pockets can not only be practical, but add flare and elegant detail to a garment. Matt is a very precise teacher and makes it fun to learn.

  • Barbara Trippeer, Fashion Educator at UNT Returns: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    Barbara Trippeer, Fashion Educator at UNT Returns

    S12 E1203 - 26m 45s

    This episode of Fit 2 Stitch is about flat pattern making and draping. A lack of pattern knowledge can be frustrating. Draping and flat patterns are related, but how? Host Peggy Sagers firmly believes that knowing patterns helps us become more successful seamstresses. Expert pattern maker and teacher Barbara Trippeer collaborates with Peggy to illustrate step-by-step pattern making..

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    Matt Porter, Fashion Educator at UNT

    S12 E1202 - 26m 46s

    Matt Porter is an educator and researcher with a design specialty in menswear and custom tailoring. In this episode, Matt gives a step-by-step lesson in the construction of men’s pants. Matt is an experienced and fun teacher. With particular attention to the construction of the waistband, he shares the meticulous details that can make men’s pants fit perfectly and make a fashion statement.

  • Barbara Trippeer, Fashion Educator at UNT: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    Barbara Trippeer, Fashion Educator at UNT

    S12 E1201 - 26m 46s

    Upcycling and Organic are buzzwords being used throughout the fashion industry. A combined study by the University of North Texas and Southern Methodist University has provided some thorough answers that will help us understand the evolution of organic fabrics. Barbara Trippeer is an expert in garment sustainability and will guide us in our sewing and clothing choices.

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