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Sleeves became important as women spent more time outdoors and synthetic fabrics became popular. Angela Wolf shows how to change a pattern to add batwing sleeves. Then she shows how to create bishop sleeves, inspired by eastern European folk wear.

Achieving a perfect fit inspires many to start to sew. Using custom measurements, sewing educator Joanne Banko creates a well-fitting boho skirt on the serger. Angela Wolf, author and designer, shows how to sew flat-felled seams for a tailored look. Then, she shows how to make custom-fitted pants and jeans that flatter any figure.

During World War II, feminine fashion took on a more masculine look. But women added feminine touches. Joanne Banko creates embroidered lingerie. Then Heather Valentine shows how to top off boots with a lacey cuff. Joanne Banko adds beads and trims with the pearls and sequin foot.

When you arrive at your destination, relax and get comfortable. Author and sewing instructor Donna Babylon gets organized with a double-zipped lingerie bag. Sew sews a comfy travel pillow, too. Fashion designer Angela Wolf sews an easy-to-make cover up and shares a tip for serging on lace.

Get started with the basics for traditional quilting. What could be more basic than quilting for home decor and apparel? Rebecca Kemp Brent has a demonstration on free motion and guided quilting to hold a kaleidoscope applique in place, plus a short discussion on fusibles and needles. Then, Angela Wolf demonstrates ruching with elastic thread.

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