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Let's jazz things up. Fashion re-designer Laura Pifer transforms a t-shirt into a fashion-forward halter dress. Embellishment expert Joanne Banko shares her favorite tips for needle felting. DIY sewer Jane Monzures uses her favorite design hacks to refashion jeans for a runway look.

Just because a technique is traditional doesn't mean that the item you create can't be on trend for today's fashion. Successful sewing is all about learning the basics and then using those ideas to create garments that fit your personal style. On this show we incorporate basic sewing and serger techniques for knits into a trendy bandage skirt with Rachel Howard. Then, Marie Zinno demonstrates trendy boot socks that will instantly personalize your outfit. Finally, Angela Wolf has a tip on using your serger for an elastic waist.

When you travel, protect your valuables. Sewing expert Rebecca Kemp Brent makes a designer pouch that holds an electronic tablet and much more. On-line sewing instructor Joanne Banko creates expanding cargo pockets for jackets, pants and totes. Designer Angela Wolf makes blind hems on a serger.

Knits are one of the trendiest fabrics for your garment sewing but there are some techniques that make your knits look more professional whether done on a serger or sewing machine. Sarah Gunn is up first, with knit tips for hem and neck finishing that will give you professional results. Then Londa Rolfing shows: how to manage bulky edges when sewing, tips for elastic, ways to eliminate diagonal drag on fabric and finishes up with three things to know when a serger thread breaks. Last is Angela Wolf and another variation on the A line skirt- this time it's a knit maxi.

WGBY Create
Sun Jan 12th, 7:00am

One of the prettiest details you can add to a project is lace or lacy looks. During this episode designers added a feminine touch to their projects. Angela Wolf has the final lesson of the Sew Along and changes the sleeve to lace. Then Joanne Banko demonstrates stitch stacks - blend, combine and stack decorative stitched for a brand-new look. Closing the show is Rebecca Kemp Brent and a different way to add lace to a sleeve for a detailed finish.

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