Anyone out there with old but good memories?

ritaweedaSeptember 15, 2012

This is driving me nuts. Way back in the mid-70's there was a sewing show on PBS, this lady sewed clothes mostly. She was very soft-spoken, a very soothing voice. In fact, I would plant my one-year-old son in front of the TV in his little chair to watch it and within 2 minutes he would be sound asleep for his a.m. nap!!! And me along with him! LOL!!! I can't remember her name or the name of the show to save me, and it wasn't Nancy Zieman. Does anyone out there know what I'm talking about?? I wanted to know to see if she is still out there doing videos or anything. Just to listen and wind down in times of stress.

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nannykins

I think I know the one but can't put a name to her.
Theresa

    Bookmark   September 15, 2012 at 12:25PM
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nannykins

SHIRLEY ADAMS!!!!!!!!
Theresa

    Bookmark   September 15, 2012 at 3:48PM
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ritaweeda

Sorry, it wasn't Shirley Adams - I remember her too, now that you mention her. But this other lady was way before her even. Oh well, but thanks for trying.

    Bookmark   September 15, 2012 at 7:29PM
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kathi_mdgd

Sandra Powers?? think that was her name.I went to one of her seminars wayyyyyyyyyy back then.
Kathi

Nope think it was Sandra Betzina (sp)
Kathi

    Bookmark   September 15, 2012 at 7:50PM
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minnie_tx

Georgia Bonesteel? But I think she did mostly quilts

    Bookmark   September 15, 2012 at 10:57PM
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ritaweeda

It wasn't either one of these. Oh, well, I guess I'm older than all of you.

    Bookmark   September 17, 2012 at 5:45AM
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geezerfolks_SharonG_FL

By the mid 70's, my youngest was 10 and I was so involved in 3 different schools, baking bread, canning, cleaning the house, church responsibilities, Blue Birds, etc there was no time for TV.....let alone much of anything else. (I deserve my retirement!)

SharonG/FL

    Bookmark   September 17, 2012 at 8:50AM
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msmeow

Rita, I wonder if it was a local PBS show. When I was a kid we watched Romper Room on PBS and I've learned that while Romper Room was a national show, the hosts were local.

I tried Googling and came up with the same ladies who have been mentioned. That's what made me thing it might have been a local host.

Donna

    Bookmark   September 17, 2012 at 9:30AM
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nannykins

In Canada, we had a woman named Madame DeBello, who did a sewing show on garment construction. I doubt that is the one you are looking for unless PBS picked up the show or you were able to pick up a Cdn. station.
Theresa

    Bookmark   September 17, 2012 at 11:29AM
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toolgranny

Funny. Don't know from way back when. But, the Fons and Porter show often puts me to sleep. I record it because I often miss how it all turned out.

    Bookmark   September 17, 2012 at 8:25PM
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kathi_mdgd

How about Sewing with Nancy,or Clothilde.Nancy a lot of times had another lady with her who's name was Gail ?They made gorgeous clothes.
Kathi

    Bookmark   September 18, 2012 at 7:48PM
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aquadragonfly

I too was thinking of Sewing with Nancy, my mom used to plant me in front of her, Betty Fezier WOW, wish my memory was still that good lol.

YES, I really DO remember stuff from way back then, my first word was Spartanburg, WHY? Because mama watched channel 7 and when the announcer came on I liked how he said WSOC Spartanburg and I remember thinking I can say that and I did lol...mama was so mad because THAT was my first word, not mama or daddy and albeit I am sure it wasn't all that clear it was understandable enough for it to be understood lol.

SORRY for the ramblings, I saw memory lane and ran down it hehe....

:) Aqua

    Bookmark   September 21, 2012 at 1:49AM
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teresa_nc7

Betty Feezor was local to Charlotte NC TV, so living in Salisbury we were able to watch her. She made a recipe I sent in to her on one show! I was thrilled! Ha! I think she included all homemaking arts on her shows, but I remember the cooking segments more.

Teresa

    Bookmark   September 21, 2012 at 7:02AM
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ritaweeda

None of these are the one, maybe I was hallucinating?

    Bookmark   September 21, 2012 at 5:43PM
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FlamingO in AR

Is the PBS station in that area still in business? If so, you could call them and I'm sure they would have a record of the shows they presented to their viewers. Good luck!

    Bookmark   September 24, 2012 at 8:38AM
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