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Fit 2 Stitch

Website: http://www.fit2stitch.com/
Next Airing: Sun, Aug 25th, 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:

  • Capes, Wraps and Trench Coats: From World War I to Today

    This episode takes one of the oldest styles of garment and brings it right up to today's latest fashion. Peggy will share the history of capes and wraps, as well as look at the evolution of the classic trench coat from its World War I beginnings to its most fashion-forward looks of today. She also will show viewers how many different looks and styles of garments they can get from just one trench coat pattern.

    Next Airing: Sun, Aug 25th, 2019 at 2:30 PM on UEN-TV
    Length: 00:26:46
    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.

    Next Airing: Sun, Sep 1st, 2019 at 2:30 PM on UEN-TV
    Length: 00:26:48
    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.

    Next Airing: Sun, Sep 8th, 2019 at 2:30 PM on UEN-TV
    Length: 00:26:46
    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!

    Next Airing: Sun, Sep 15th, 2019 at 2:30 PM on UEN-TV
    Length: 00:26:50
    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.

    Next Airing: Sun, Sep 22nd, 2019 at 2:30 PM on UEN-TV
    Length: 00:26:50
    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!

    Next Airing: Sun, Sep 29th, 2019 at 2:30 PM on UEN-TV
    Length: 00:26:48
    Usage rights: 10/7/2017 to 10/6/2019
  • 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.

    Next Airing: Sun, Oct 6th, 2019 at 2:30 PM on UEN-TV
    Length: 00:26:51
    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.

    Next Airing: Sun, Oct 13th, 2019 at 2:30 PM on UEN-TV
    Length: 00:26:49
    Usage rights: 10/7/2017 to 10/6/2019
  • 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
  • In the last episode of "101 Things I Learned in Design School," Peggy shares gems she learned after graduation that will help viewers in their real-life fashion design projects.

    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!"

    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.

    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.

    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.

    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.

    Length: 00:26:46
    Usage rights: 1/1/2019 to 12/31/2021
  • In this episode, Peggy gives viewers an overview of the leather industry and the many options with added trims.

    Length: 00:26:46
    Usage rights: 1/1/2019 to 12/31/2021
  • The Technology of Sewing and How It Has Evolved

    The sewing world is cutting edge, and if you don't believe it, just tune in! This episode gives the viewer an overview of how sewing's main tools have been updated to meet the needs of today's demanding sewers. From thread, to scissors to sewing machines that communicate with smart phones, host Peggy Sagers explains how technology has moved the sewing world forward and expanded the creative palette for individual sewers. She also interviews industry experts on buttons, who will show the wide range of design possibilities available today with custom, handmade buttons, as well as those created at home with a computer and 3D printer.

    Length: 00:26:46
    Usage rights: 10/7/2017 to 10/6/2019

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