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Make a truly personal style statement. Embroidery expert Eileen Roche restyles a t-shirt with embroidery, then laces it up to create a boutique look. Designer Angela Wolf has a style tip for quickly updating a classic jacket. Educator Rebecca Kemp Brent uses basic computer fonts and a sewing machine to create beautiful monograms.

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.

WGBY Create
Sun May 17th, 7:00am

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.

This season we promised detailed step by steps for a new topic: quilting. Most of this episode is devoted to quilt techniques - at home in a quilt but also used in many sewing projects. First, it's time for our Sew Along with Angela Wolf - adding the hem to your top. Then Joanne Banko has a patchwork coaster - 2 ways - it's jam packed with techniques for a quick gift. Last Ebony Love has her version of the flying geese block featuring chevrons and she has project ideas using the block and poly beads.

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.

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