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Fit 2 Stitch

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!

Fit 2 Stitch  
  • The Modern Skirt
    Wednesday, September 25
    6:30 am on UEN-TV 9.1
    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.
  • The Sweater Girl Era
    Sunday, September 29
    2:32 pm on UEN-TV 9.1
    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!
  • The Sweater Girl Era
    Wednesday, October 2
    6:30 am on UEN-TV 9.1
    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!
  • The Modern Blouse
    Sunday, October 6
    2:31 pm on UEN-TV 9.1
    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.
  • The Modern Blouse
    Wednesday, October 9
    6:30 am on UEN-TV 9.1
    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.
  • The Wrap Dress
    Sunday, October 13
    2:30 pm on UEN-TV 9.1
    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.
  • The Wrap Dress
    Wednesday, October 16
    6:30 am on UEN-TV 9.1
    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.
  • The Modern Jean Jacket
    Sunday, October 20
    2:30 pm on UEN-TV 9.1
    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.
  • The Modern Jean Jacket
    Wednesday, October 23
    6:30 am on UEN-TV 9.1
    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.
  • Making Your Own Swimsuit and Lingerie
    Sunday, October 27
    2:30 pm on UEN-TV 9.1
    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.
  • Making Your Own Swimsuit and Lingerie
    Wednesday, October 30
    6:30 am on UEN-TV 9.1
    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.
  • Garment Finishing Touches
    Sunday, November 3
    2:30 pm on UEN-TV 9.1
    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!
  • Garment Finishing Touches
    Wednesday, November 6
    6:30 am on UEN-TV 9.1
    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!
  • Historical Lace
    Sunday, November 10
    2:30 pm on UEN-TV 9.1
    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.
  • Historical Lace
    Wednesday, November 13
    6:30 am on UEN-TV 9.1
    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.

 

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  • The Modern Skirt
    Sunday, September 22
    2:30 pm on UEN-TV 9.1
    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.
  • Sunday, September 22
    4:00 am on UEN-TV 9.1
    Fashion design icon Coco Chanel once said, "Garments are designed into their fabrics, not the other way around. In this episode, Peggy gives viewers a look inside the fiber industry that will change how they look at fabrics. She also shares information about some of the exciting things happening with fabrics today.
  • Wednesday, September 18
    10:00 am on UEN-TV 9.1
    How do you design and make your own fashion collection? Peggy's guest is an expert on such, and shares key how-to's and timeless tips.
  • The Modern Jean
    Wednesday, September 18
    6:30 am on UEN-TV 9.1
    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!
  • Wednesday, September 18
    4:00 am on UEN-TV 9.1
    How do you design and make your own fashion collection? Peggy's guest is an expert on such, and shares key how-to's and timeless tips.
  • The Modern Jean
    Sunday, September 15
    2:30 pm on UEN-TV 9.1
    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!
  • Sunday, September 15
    4:00 am on UEN-TV 9.1
    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.
  • Wednesday, September 11
    10:00 am on UEN-TV 9.1
    In this episode, Peggy gives viewers an overview of the leather industry and the many options with added trims.
  • The Modern Pant
    Wednesday, September 11
    6:30 am on UEN-TV 9.1
    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.
  • Wednesday, September 11
    4:00 am on UEN-TV 9.1
    In this episode, Peggy gives viewers an overview of the leather industry and the many options with added trims.
  • The Modern Pant
    Sunday, September 8
    2:30 pm on UEN-TV 9.1
    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.
  • Sunday, September 8
    4:00 am on UEN-TV 9.1
    This episode is a collection of great tips, including grain line play, methods of sewing and sewing machine care.
  • Wednesday, September 4
    10:00 am on UEN-TV 9.1
    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.
  • The Riding Jacket: from Yesterday to Today
    Wednesday, September 4
    6:30 am on UEN-TV 9.1
    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.
  • Wednesday, September 4
    4:00 am on UEN-TV 9.1
    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.
  • The Riding Jacket: from Yesterday to Today
    Sunday, September 1
    2:30 pm on UEN-TV 9.1
    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.
  • Sunday, September 1
    4:00 am on UEN-TV 9.1
    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.
  • Wednesday, August 28
    10:00 am on UEN-TV 9.1
    Grading? Fitting? What is the difference? Peggy explains the difference in this episode and why both are so important to good fashion design.
  • Capes, Wraps and Trench Coats: From World War I to Today
    Wednesday, August 28
    6:30 am on UEN-TV 9.1
    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.
  • Wednesday, August 28
    4:00 am on UEN-TV 9.1
    Grading? Fitting? What is the difference? Peggy explains the difference in this episode and why both are so important to good fashion design.
  • Capes, Wraps and Trench Coats: From World War I to Today
    Sunday, August 25
    2:30 pm on UEN-TV 9.1
    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.
  • Sunday, August 25
    4:00 am on UEN-TV 9.1
    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!"
  • Wednesday, August 21
    10:00 am on UEN-TV 9.1
    Color is the key to great wardrobes, and Peggy believes the more viewers know about it, the better. In this episode, she reviews the history of color and it's important, as well as why the use of color as a designer is so important.
  • The Technology of Sewing and How It Has Evolved
    Wednesday, August 21
    6:30 am on UEN-TV 9.1
    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.
  • Wednesday, August 21
    4:00 am on UEN-TV 9.1
    Color is the key to great wardrobes, and Peggy believes the more viewers know about it, the better. In this episode, she reviews the history of color and it's important, as well as why the use of color as a designer is so important.
  • The Technology of Sewing and How It Has Evolved
    Sunday, August 18
    2:30 pm on UEN-TV 9.1
    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.
  • Sunday, August 18
    4:00 am on UEN-TV 9.1
    Viewers who want to make the most of their designs will need to apply four basic principles. In this episode, Peggy teaches them the importance of line, focal point, color and proportion, as it relates to the body.
  • Wednesday, August 14
    10:00 am on UEN-TV 9.1
    This episode is about bespoke or custom tailoring. Peggy shares details with viewers, who if they've never had any garments custom made, are about to get spoiled.
  • Wednesday, August 14
    6:30 am on UEN-TV 9.1
    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.
  • Wednesday, August 14
    4:00 am on UEN-TV 9.1
    This episode is about bespoke or custom tailoring. Peggy shares details with viewers, who if they've never had any garments custom made, are about to get spoiled.
  • Sunday, August 11
    2:30 pm on UEN-TV 9.1
    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.
  • Sunday, August 11
    4:00 am on UEN-TV 9.1
    In this episode, Peggy shows viewers how to take the design ideas in the their heads and put them on paper. Viewers learn the basics of drawing so that they can communicate their ideas on paper and to others.
  • Wednesday, August 7
    10:00 am on UEN-TV 9.1
    Fashion design icon Coco Chanel once said, "Garments are designed into their fabrics, not the other way around. In this episode, Peggy gives viewers a look inside the fiber industry that will change how they look at fabrics. She also shares information about some of the exciting things happening with fabrics today.
  • Wednesday, August 7
    6:30 am on UEN-TV 9.1
    In this episode, Peggy gives viewers an overview of the leather industry and the many options with added trims.
  • Wednesday, August 7
    4:00 am on UEN-TV 9.1
    Fashion design icon Coco Chanel once said, "Garments are designed into their fabrics, not the other way around. In this episode, Peggy gives viewers a look inside the fiber industry that will change how they look at fabrics. She also shares information about some of the exciting things happening with fabrics today.
  • Sunday, August 4
    2:30 pm on UEN-TV 9.1
    In this episode, Peggy gives viewers an overview of the leather industry and the many options with added trims.
  • Sunday, August 4
    4:00 am on UEN-TV 9.1
    How do you design and make your own fashion collection? Peggy's guest is an expert on such, and shares key how-to's and timeless tips.