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Fit 2 Stitch

The Riding Jacket: From Yesterday to Today

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.
  • program length: 30 minutes
  • episode #503

Tuesday, November 21 at 9:00 am on 12.2


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Host and pattern consultant Peggy Sagers shares her vision for creating a garment that fits perfectly - from pants and sleeves to tank tops and wrap dresses. 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!