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Look and feel like a star when you're on vacation or by the pool Joanne Banko has a knit cover-up that doubles as a dress and is enhanced with specialty stitching. Then, take the fear out of bathing suit season with Meg Healy. Look and feel your best in a suit that fits you perfectly when you make it yourself.

Change it up - quickly. Plus-size fashion designer Jenny Rushmore shares pattern hacks to give new looks to a basic tank top. Fashion expert Angela Wolf adds a placket to the shirt dress sleeve. Sewing teacher and embellishment expert Joanne Banko uses couching techniques to add texture and special effects to a collar.

Today's show takes a look at quilting in a whole new way, as common quilt techniques find their way into fashion. Quilting is not just for on your bed - Angela Wolf introduces the practice of quilting the lining to your garment - just like the couture designers, without batting. Then it's a turn to traditional quilting with an easy paper piecing technique from Rebecca Kemp Brent.

Let's play dress up! Cosplay enthusiast Cheryl Sleboda creates authentic-looking Steampunk accessories with contemporary fabrics. Designer Gretchen Hirsch shares a style tip for making miles of ruffles in a snap. Couture designer Angela Wolf redesigns an out-of-style jacket to create an on-trend vest.

Let's go back to sewing basics. Sewing industry insider Janet Pray shows how to sew more efficiently and comfortably with good sewing ergonomics. Lynn Lunoe, sewing educator, explains how to use the feet and accessories that come with a sewing machine. Blogger and designer Heather Valentine quickly sews up a fun, fashionable and super-simple skirt.

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