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Fit 2 Stitch

Website: http://www.fit2stitch.com/
Next Airing: Sun, Oct 20th, 2019 at 2:30 PM on UEN-TV

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Fit expert Peggy Sagers shares her vision for creating a garment that fits perfectly. FIT 2 STITCH concentrates on 3 elements: design, fit, and stitching. Learn the rules of pattern making and how they apply to making a garment ready for successful stitching. FIT 2 STITCH joins its sister show IT'S SEW EASY inspiring viewers to make garments that they will love to wear and that fit perfectly. Join Peggy as she ventures into the world of pattern and style for the perfect fit!

Episodes:

  • The Modern Jean Jacket

    A perennial symbol of youthful rebellion, the jean jacket inherited its attitude from its ancestor, the motorcycle jacket. In this episode of Fit 2 Stitch, Peggy will explain why all of the unique parts of the jean jacket have made it such a perennial favorite in fashion history. She also will show how to make the jacket for anyone, and how to add one's own personal, even rebellious, touch.

    Next Airing: Sun, Oct 20th, 2019 at 2:30 PM on UEN-TV
    Length: 00:26:47
    Usage rights: 10/7/2017 to 10/6/2019
  • Making Your Own Swimsuit and Lingerie

    Believe it or not, undergarments are the pieces of clothing that have changed the most over the years. If viewers have ever wondered about making their own bra, slip or swimsuit, they will want to get started after watching this episode. For those who never though tor making their own undergarments, Peggy will quickly change their minds as she demonstrates how easy, fun and inexpensive it is to do so. And after watching this episode, viewers may be surprised to find themselves in the lingerie department not to buy, but to scout for styling and detailing that they can duplicate at home.

    Next Airing: Sun, Oct 27th, 2019 at 2:30 PM on UEN-TV
    Length: 00:26:56
    Usage rights: 10/7/2017 to 10/6/2019
  • Garment Finishing Touches

    Many garments from yesteryear had little adornment of any kind. Today, after we have designed, cut and sewn the garment of our choice, the real fun begins! We now have so many options of garment finishes, including grommets, brads, snaps, zippers, ribbons and so much more. In this episode, Peggy will show viewers how to use add-on finishes to quickly take a garment from old and plain to new and wow!

    Next Airing: Sun, Nov 3rd, 2019 at 2:30 PM on UEN-TV
    Length: 00:26:49
    Usage rights: 10/7/2017 to 10/6/2019
  • Historical Lace

    Lace is the single most timeless fabric we have: Old, yet new. Formal, yet casual. Peggy will be joined by an expert to show viewers how today's sewing machines can make lace in different colors and patterns in a matter of minutes. These modern, machine-made laces are simply beautiful, will fit any lifestyle and so easy and fun to make.

    Next Airing: Sun, Nov 10th, 2019 at 2:30 PM on UEN-TV
    Length: 00:26:45
    Usage rights: 10/7/2017 to 10/6/2019
  • How do you design and make your own fashion collection? Peggy's guest is an expert on such, and shares key how-to's and timeless tips.

    Next Airing: Sun, Nov 17th, 2019 at 2:30 PM on UEN-TV
    Length: 00:26:46
    Usage rights: 1/1/2019 to 12/31/2021
  • Fashion design icon Coco Chanel once said, "Garments are designed into their fabrics, not the other way around. In this episode, Peggy gives viewers a look inside the fiber industry that will change how they look at fabrics. She also shares information about some of the exciting things happening with fabrics today.

    Next Airing: Sun, Nov 24th, 2019 at 2:30 PM on UEN-TV
    Length: 00:26:46
    Usage rights: 1/1/2019 to 12/31/2021
  • In this episode, Peggy shows viewers how to take the design ideas in the their heads and put them on paper. Viewers learn the basics of drawing so that they can communicate their ideas on paper and to others.

    Next Airing: Sun, Dec 1st, 2019 at 2:30 PM on UEN-TV
    Length: 00:26:46
    Usage rights: 1/1/2019 to 12/31/2021
  • This episode is about bespoke or custom tailoring. Peggy shares details with viewers, who if they've never had any garments custom made, are about to get spoiled.

    Next Airing: Sun, Dec 8th, 2019 at 2:30 PM on UEN-TV
    Length: 00:26:46
    Usage rights: 1/1/2019 to 12/31/2021
  • Viewers who want to make the most of their designs will need to apply four basic principles. In this episode, Peggy teaches them the importance of line, focal point, color and proportion, as it relates to the body.

    Next Airing: Sun, Dec 15th, 2019 at 2:30 PM on UEN-TV
    Length: 00:26:46
    Usage rights: 1/1/2019 to 12/31/2021
  • Color is the key to great wardrobes, and Peggy believes the more viewers know about it, the better. In this episode, she reviews the history of color and it's important, as well as why the use of color as a designer is so important.

    Next Airing: Sun, Dec 22nd, 2019 at 2:30 PM on UEN-TV
    Length: 00:26:46
    Usage rights: 1/1/2019 to 12/31/2021
  • Peggy's favorite classes in design school were about pattern rules. And that is what she shares with viewers in this episode. As Peggy says, "Pattern rules lead to Patterns Rule!"

    Next Airing: Sun, Dec 29th, 2019 at 2:30 PM on UEN-TV
    Length: 00:26:46
    Usage rights: 1/1/2019 to 12/31/2021
  • Grading? Fitting? What is the difference? Peggy explains the difference in this episode and why both are so important to good fashion design.

    Next Airing: Sun, Jan 5th, 2020 at 2:30 PM on UEN-TV
    Length: 00:26:46
    Usage rights: 1/1/2019 to 12/31/2021
  • Peggy believes fitting is the best part of the design process. In this episode, Peggy shows viewers how to make sure there will be no more pillowcases for clothing. She shows them how to turn that pillowcase into a favorite blouse.

    Next Airing: Sun, Jan 12th, 2020 at 2:30 PM on UEN-TV
    Length: 00:26:46
    Usage rights: 1/1/2019 to 12/31/2021
  • In this episode, Peggy demonstrates to viewers how to take a basic blouse and do some easy pattern making. She also shows how patterns change, step by step.

    Next Airing: Sun, Jan 19th, 2020 at 2:30 PM on UEN-TV
    Length: 00:26:46
    Usage rights: 1/1/2019 to 12/31/2021
  • This episode is a collection of great tips, including grain line play, methods of sewing and sewing machine care.

    Next Airing: Sun, Jan 26th, 2020 at 2:30 PM on UEN-TV
    Length: 00:26:46
    Usage rights: 1/1/2019 to 12/31/2021
  • The Modern Blouse

    As things have evolved, the blouse has become today's fashion base. But, the modern blouses are not made to fit everyone. Peggy believes education ends frustration, and during this episode, she will use real women to show viewers the most important Fit Tips for blouses. In addition, she also will demonstrate easy sewing methods used by factories today that make sewing beautiful blouses fast and easy.

    Length: 00:26:51
    Usage rights: 10/7/2017 to 10/6/2019
  • The Modern Jean

    How we got to the Modern Jean is a fascinating chapter in American fashion history that started with German immigrant Levi Strauss' trek from New York City to San Francisco in 1853. In this episode, Peggy will share the key milestones with the help of a special guest who helped make some of that history and changed how people viewed the role of jeans in their fashion wardrobe. Think Brooke Shields... They also will share insights about how technology has changed denim and its use in fashion design. Peggy then will share with viewers the essential Fit Tips to ensure the best looking and most comfortable jeans, and why they will want to make their own!

    Length: 00:26:50
    Usage rights: 10/7/2017 to 10/6/2019
  • The Modern Pant

    In this episode, Peggy shares the history of slacks - and how they got their name - with the help of a guest from the company that invented them. Viewers will learn about today's latest styles and environmentally friendly fabrics. Always helping sewers focus on fit, Peggy also will use a live model to demonstrate the steps to getting the best-fitting pair of pants.

    Length: 00:26:46
    Usage rights: 10/7/2017 to 10/6/2019
  • The Modern Skirt

    The Modern Skirt has come a long way baby! While skirts have been blamed for almost all wrong done by women, in this episode, Peggy will show viewers how they can make the skirt a best friend that will help them make the most out of their wardrobe. One of the most important aspects of any skirt is the fit, and Peggy demonstrates how to get that great fit in a few easy steps.

    Length: 00:26:50
    Usage rights: 10/7/2017 to 10/6/2019
  • The Riding Jacket: from Yesterday to Today

    The Riding Jacket is one of the most iconic pieces of clothing in garment history, and today's versions are the best basic in modern wardrobes. Peggy will share the story of the riding jacket's evolution from the 1800s to the equestrian world of Jackie Kennedy Onassis and to its popularity at Kensington Palace with both Princess Diana and now, Princess Kate. She also will teach viewers how to get the proper fit to ensure that the jacket is the flattering, wardrobe must-have it should be.

    Length: 00:26:48
    Usage rights: 10/7/2017 to 10/6/2019
  • The Sweater Girl Era

    The sweater girl era, popularized by Hollywood stars like Lana Turner and Janet Lee, has continued for more than 70 years. During that time, much has changed and much has stayed the same. Peggy reviews some of the latest styles and shares Fit Tips on how to get the best look from today's sweaters. She also will explain why we all struggle with "off-the-shelf" sweaters and why it is difficult to buy great fit. Viewers will learn how to fit their own sweaters and give up the challenges of shopping for them forever!

    Length: 00:26:48
    Usage rights: 10/7/2017 to 10/6/2019
  • The Wrap Dress

    Diane Von Furstenberg is recognized as a game-changing designer for women's fashion dresses. In 1974, she made a historic statement with the iconic wrap dress design that took her company to record sales. But many women who love the look have asked, "How do I keep it wrapped?" In this episode, Peggy will share all of the secrets of the wrap dress, how to keep it wrapped and how to get the perfect fit for each individual's personal style.

    Length: 00:26:49
    Usage rights: 10/7/2017 to 10/6/2019

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