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It's Sew Easy

Next Airing: Sat, Dec 2nd, 2023 at 7:30 AM on UEN-TV

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IT'S SEW EASY is an exciting new show offering a novel approach to sewing. The focus is on contemporary style, not age. Each weekly episode features education that revolves around the experts. Designers from across the country share their expertise, showing easy ways to create great sewing projects without the stress of perfection. Projects are easy enough for beginners but creatively challenging to pique the interest of all sewing enthusiasts. Viewers will learn to create beautiful and professional looking garments and home decor. Show themes include: Accessories and Simple Sewing, Apparel Details and Embellishments, Simple Sewing- Easy Tricks, Make it Personal, Dress up Ready Made Home Decor, Garment Construction Tips, Patterns, Surface Embellishment, T-shirt Surgery, Fun Fabrics, Shop Your Closet - Restyling, Gifts, and Kids and Baby.


  • Ageless Fashion

    There are certain garments and styles that stand the test of time and can be worn by every age. Emily Thompson begins with the perfect front button skirt in a mommy and me style. This two-part lesson with continue next time with buttons and button holes. Then, it's the perfect jacket with Angela Wolf and how to add facing to an unlined classic jacket design.

    Next Airing: Sat, Dec 2nd, 2023 at 7:30 AM on UEN-TV
    Length: 00:28:00
    Usage rights: 5/13/2021 to 5/12/2026
  • Tips and Tricks

    Learn some insider tips and tricks for better sewing. Emily Thompson finishes her skirt with buttons and button holes. Learn her basic techniques to make these more professional. Then, Carrie Cunningham has a lesson on combining multiple patterns for your perfect style.

    Next Airing: Thu, Dec 7th, 2023 at 5:30 PM on UEN-TV
    Length: 00:28:00
    Usage rights: 5/20/2021 to 5/19/2026
  • Embroidery

    Let your machine do all the work by adding embroidery. Reen Wilcoxson our expert on "in the hoop" designs make a cute baby bear lovey. Then, Angela Wolf finishes her jacket by adding beautiful embroidery patterns for a unique and timeless look.

    Next Airing: Thu, Dec 14th, 2023 at 5:30 PM on UEN-TV
    Length: 00:28:00
    Usage rights: 5/27/2021 to 5/26/2026
  • Function and Fashion

    Is it function for fashion or function and fashion? Joanne Banko shows how to dine in style with chair cushions with unique piping. Then, it's the final project of this season and a garden knee pad cover from Emily Thompson.

    Next Airing: Thu, Dec 21st, 2023 at 5:30 PM on UEN-TV
    Length: 00:28:00
    Usage rights: 6/3/2021 to 6/2/2026
  • Stylish Athletic Wear

    This season features a wardrobe of athletic or everyday wear with Angela Wolf. To kick off athletic wear, Angela demonstrates a yoga top with mesh color-blocked inserts. Then, Emily Thompson has the perfect pattern for a workout skirt for kids featuring shorts underneath.

    Next Airing: Thu, Dec 28th, 2023 at 5:30 PM on UEN-TV
    Length: 00:28:00
    Usage rights: 9/10/2020 to 9/9/2025
  • Finish It Right

    Details make the difference. First is sewing expert Joanne Banko. Channel stitching and pintucks perk up a blouse and add decoration to otherwise plain yokes, collars and cuffs. Then, Emily Thompson has a technique for making the perfect V-neck knit top. The right finish makes knits look more professional.

    Next Airing: Thu, Jan 4th, 2024 at 5:30 PM on UEN-TV
    Length: 00:28:00
    Usage rights: 9/17/2020 to 9/16/2025
  • Tank Tech

    Tanks are one of our favorite garments, whether worn alone or underneath another top. Angela Wolf is first demonstrating a sports bra tank. Then, it's serger time with Joanne Banko and a lined lace tank stitched almost entirely on the serger.

    Next Airing: Thu, Jan 11th, 2024 at 5:30 PM on UEN-TV
    Length: 00:28:00
    Usage rights: 9/24/2020 to 9/23/2025
  • Vintage Charm

    Vintage styles continue to cycle thru our wardrobes with subtle updates. Gretchen Hirsch epitomizes that vintage style with a lace bolero. Then, it's Kim Montagnese. Watch as she recycles a jacket with vintage details and demonstrates techniques for adding trims, lace and more. The show closes with Joanne Banko sharing tips for cutting and sewing silky fabrics.

    Next Airing: Thu, Jan 18th, 2024 at 5:30 PM on UEN-TV
    Length: 00:28:00
    Usage rights: 10/1/2020 to 9/30/2025
  • Finishing Touches

    This episode features adding details that make your clothing stand out. First is Angela Wolf and how to combine the sports bra and tank with ribbed trim. Then, Emily Thompson has the easy way to add a thumbhole trim to a long sleeve top or jacket - a stylish finishing touch. Finally, Cheryl Sleboda adds the perfect finishing touch to cold weather fashion with a muff.

    Next Airing: Thu, Jan 25th, 2024 at 5:30 PM on UEN-TV
    Length: 00:28:00
    Usage rights: 10/8/2020 to 10/7/2025
  • Quilt Necessities

    Learn something new about quilting. Kim Montagnese demonstrates inside out, broken quilting featuring the double wedding ring. Then, Joanne Banko has the perfect sewing project for a beginner quilter and a necessity for any sewer, a quilted sewing mat. Create a custom sized mat, complete with pockets to keep commonly used tools handy while sewing.

    Next Airing: Thu, Feb 1st, 2024 at 5:30 PM on UEN-TV
    Length: 00:28:00
    Usage rights: 10/15/2020 to 10/14/2025
  • Man Talk

    This episode features man talk, with garments and a new perspective from a special guy. Angela Wolf starts out with a trendy half zip for your favorite guy. This style is everywhere in every fabric for both men and women. Then meet Joe Vecchiarelli, a famous designer known for his costumes on Dancing with the Stars. He has his first lesson on draping, beginning with a basic bodice with darts. Joe will appear on the next 2 episodes with more draping so you can make garments that fit you!

    Next Airing: Thu, Feb 8th, 2024 at 5:30 PM on UEN-TV
    Length: 00:28:00
    Usage rights: 10/22/2020 to 10/21/2025
  • Paper Power

    The theme of this episode is paper power. First, Angela Wolf has a technique for altering your pattern for leggings to add pockets. Then, Joe Vecchiarelli has lesson two as he creates a paper pattern from the bodice he draped during the previous episode.

    Next Airing: Thu, Feb 15th, 2024 at 5:30 PM on UEN-TV
    Length: 00:28:00
    Usage rights: 10/29/2020 to 10/28/2025
  • Change Is Good

    Our sewing needs to adapt to changing looks, lifestyle and new tools. Angela Wolf starts with a new fashion look for leggings with a figure flattering wide top and a hidden pocket. Then, Joe Vechiarelli has his final lesson on draping and how to alter your original pattern, to change the fit or style.

    Next Airing: Thu, Feb 22nd, 2024 at 5:30 PM on UEN-TV
    Length: 00:28:00
    Usage rights: 11/5/2020 to 11/4/2025
  • Playful Pants

    This episode features a wardrobe staple - playful pants. Joanne Banko creates cropped pants with a designer hem treatment. Then, it's trendy draw string waist pants with Angela Wolf. This legging variation has a flattering, comfortable fit for most body types.

    Next Airing: Thu, Feb 29th, 2024 at 5:30 PM on UEN-TV
    Length: 00:28:00
    Usage rights: 11/12/2020 to 11/11/2025
  • Advanced Techniques

    Advanced doesn't' mean difficult, we are just building on what we learned in the past and adding that next step. Joanne Banko starts with lesson two on zippers - choose the right zipper for the right garment. Then, Angela Wolf is in her studio. Learn basic techniques for bound buttonholes and welt pockets to make them perfectly and professionally.

    Length: 00:28:00
    Usage rights: 5/6/2021 to 5/5/2026
  • Basic Skills

    The designers on this episode help you brush up on some basic skills. Zippers are really easy as long as you pick the right zipper, foot, and technique. Joanne Banko reviews the basics of zippers in a two-part lesson on this episode and the next. Then, it's a new sew along with Angela Wolf and a basic jacket. Learn the construction details to make the perfect two-part sleeve.

    Length: 00:28:00
    Usage rights: 4/29/2021 to 4/28/2026
  • Cuddle Up

    An easy way to get back into sewing or even to begin is with simple designs without fitting. Joanne Banko starts with a log cabin quilt sewn on a serger. Then, Emily Thompson demonstrates a frayed flannel baby quilt.

    Length: 00:28:00
    Usage rights: 4/8/2021 to 4/7/2026
  • Fabric Feature

    Learn about choosing the right fabric for your sewing project. One of the ways to make your sewing easier is to let your fabric do all the work. First, Joanne Banko has a free motion home dec project using the fabric pattern itself as a guide. Then, Angela Wolf is on location with the Bella Top. Mesh fabric adds a style element to the top and she finishes it off with a lesson on elastic casing.

    Length: 00:28:00
    Usage rights: 4/1/2021 to 3/31/2026
  • Necessities

    Learn how to sew projects that will be well loved and used. First is Reen Wilcoxson with an easy technique for creating baby bibs in the hoop. Then, Emily Thompson makes a folding fabric basket to store sewing supplies or other treasures.

    Length: 00:28:00
    Usage rights: 3/18/2021 to 3/17/2026
  • Pockets and Sleeves

    Broaden your sewing style with a few new looks for pockets and sleeves. Lindsey Johns alters the side seams of pants to add pockets for comfort and style. Then, Angela Wolf is on location with the Bella Top, but this time she's dressing it up with chiffon sleeves to completely alter the style.

    Length: 00:28:00
    Usage rights: 4/15/2021 to 4/14/2026
  • Quick Change

    Sewing is never easier than when you decide to do some quick changes whether to the original garment or to your basic pattern. Angela Wolf shows how to refashion a top with inserts on location from her home studio. Then, Carrie Cunningham shows how to remake those old capris into a stylish skirt.

    Length: 00:28:00
    Usage rights: 4/22/2021 to 4/21/2026
  • Seams and Facings

    Learn how to professionally finish your sewing projects - seams and facings are one of the most important elements. First, Lindsey Johns shows how to select the right seam for the job. Then, Angela Wolf is on location with the Bella Top and neckline techniques including the v-neck and the proper facing technique.

    Length: 00:28:00
    Usage rights: 3/25/2021 to 3/24/2026