Sew it All TV Season 9 News!

SIA TV Sew it All TV Season 9 News!Hello sewing friends! You might be interested to know that Sew it All TV season 9 begins airing on PBS stations nationwide at the end of March!

This is a very special season because…well, I’ll let Ellen tell you:

Dear Viewers,

I’m so excited to share Sew it All series 900 with you. I really think it’s our best season yet. The mix of projects and guests really makes the season one to watch!

I always enjoy thinking back to the week we taped the series (Yes, that’s right: We tape the entire 13-episode series in one week!). I had 3-month-old twins at the time and had to stop taping every two hours or so to feed them. My wardrobe was so problematic for this reason, as nothing was easily removable. So I practically had to dress/undress nine times throughout the day! Other than that, the guests were amazingly accommodating, and the crew was a delight as always.

Sew it All began as a little dream I had of presenting sewing as easy and accessible to the masses—“instant gratification sewing,” as I like to call it. I used to hear “People really sew?” all the time. Now it’s not a question anyone asks me. I’d like to think the talent, editors and crew behind Sew it All had a small hand in that change of thought.

It’s with a heavy heart that I tell you that we’re no longer producing Sew it All—the TV show and the magazine. I will miss it immensely. From the guests I met along the way and the viewers I made into friends, to the projects we made and the bloopers we taped, all of it holds a special place in my heart. I managed to have three babies in the five years since Sew it All first aired, though I feel like the show was also one of my babies.

Though I’m saddened by the end of Sew it All, it’s also the beginning of greater initiatives for the sewing division of Interweave/F+W. The show’s departure affords us more opportunity to do bigger and better things, such as new and exciting video initiatives, kit programs, pattern collections and more.

In the coming months, you’ll see a lot more from us, as we bring you online education offerings in the form of webinars and courses; entertaining and educational videos on Craft Daily, Sew Daily and Shop Sew it All; and special exclusive products you can’t find anywhere else. We hope to be your go-to source for everything sewing! We’ll continue to keep you updated on our Sew it All Facebook page, and if you’d like to make sure you don’t miss a beat, sign up for our monthly Sew News eNewsletter.

Thank you so much for supporting sewing on television. We couldn’t have come this far without you!


EllenSig Sew it All TV Season 9 News!



So don’t miss a second of the farewell season! Of course, all PBS stations are different, so the schedule may vary. Visit to find your local station schedule and watch or record the episodes for great technique instruction and cute inspirational projects!

If you missed previous seasons, round out your Sew it All TV collection with the DVDs, available here. For more information, visit

Big thanks to our underwriters who made it all possible!

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6 Responses to Sew it All TV Season 9 News!

  1. Carol Simenc says:

    It was such upsetting news to hear that the Sew It All t.v. show will be coming to an end. There are so few sewing and craft shows on the PBS stations and this was such a well done series. I really like Ellen’s hosting of the show. She is a real professional. Maybe she will ‘pop-up’ on one of the other shows I record daily. Best wishes to her and her family.

  2. Peggy Henderson says:

    I watch u every time and record your program. I for one really really hate to see this end. I have learned so much from you. will u be on any where else. I cant understand this. You are a perfect lady. Best to you and your family. Will really miss YOU.

  3. Wanda Martin says:

    eoukd you do a segment about those easy sew maxi dresses please. I am 74 and look goofy in shorts. I love the breezy feeling in the dresses. Pretty expensive though.
    Thank You

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  5. Gloria Morris says:

    I’m so sad. I love Sew it All. I have it set to DVR so I can refer back to it when I’m making a project. I’ve learned so much and Ellen makes it so easy to understand the techniques. The show and Ellen will be soarly missed.

  6. Cherie says:

    Ellen, I have to admit that I am saddened by this. I absolutely love Sew It All magazine and the show. It’s my favorite sewing show. I am glad however, that Sew News magazine will be still around. I’m very excited about its new format. Keep up the great work!