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Ch. Title Description # Day Date Time Length RPT CC DVS AD MD
36.1 Cutwork Embroidery The term cutwork conjures up images of ladies of years past hand stitching to create intricate designs. Replace that picture with the modern sewer at her machine using the latest technology to create cutwork the modern way. Rebecca offers a tutorial on simple cutwork done with just straight and zigzag stitches. Eileen shows the embroidered version of cutwork. Angela presents techniques for tacking the jacket hem. (10 of 13)
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510 MO 07/14/14 10:30am 00:28:00 - (CC) (DVS) ST
36.1 Pillows Plus You'll never run out of sewing projects when you expand your experience to include pillows. Donna shares an economical design. Rebecca demonstrates the first steps in pieced quilting. Angela topstitches and adds trim to a jacket. (11 of 13)
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511 TU 07/15/14 10:29am 00:28:00 - (CC) (DVS) ST
36.1 Tucks, Pleats and Panels Simple garments get all dressed up with tucks, pleats and panels. Start simple and alter for unique designer looks. Susan begins with hemming tips for a professional finish. Angela shares her unique way of making pleats using a cover stitch style machine; and, adding buttonholes to finish up the custom jacket. (12 of 13)
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512 WE 07/16/14 10:30am 00:28:00 - (CC) (DVS) ST
36.1 The Gift of Sewing Marie Zinno, a custom embroidery expert, shares a favorite house warming gift of personalized towels and ribbon. Eileen Roche has the perfect way to dress up shoes with embroidery. Angela Wolf creates a custom jacket. (13 of 13)
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513 TH 07/17/14 10:30am 00:28:00 - (CC) (DVS) ST
36.1 Little Black Dress This season is all about the classics and features the Little Black Dress. Angela's lesson is on choosing the fabric and silhouette for a little black dress and sewing darts. Peggy demonstrates several variations of the classic sheath dress plus jackets using the basic dress pattern. (1 of 13)
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601 FR 07/18/14 10:30am 00:28:00 - (CC) (DVS) ST
36.1 Classic Accessories The key to making a signature piece work is accessories. Dress it up or down with a perfect scarf or wrap. Cookie starts with a few simple tricks and fabric choices for scarves to increase your wardrobe quickly and stylishly. Joanne gives plain pashmina wraps a makeover with bobbin work from both the embroidery and sewing side. (2 of 13)
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602 MO 07/21/14 10:30am 00:28:00 - (CC) (DVS) ST
36.1 Dress Up Your Wardrobe Cindy makes appliques from embroidery to add detail to any garment. Angela adds different seam finishes to a dress, including the Hong Kong. Embroidery expert Eileen shares an easy dress embroidery for beautiful style. (3 of 13)
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603 TU 07/22/14 10:30am 00:28:00 - (CC) (DVS) ST
36.1 Classic Details Amy reviews the basic serger stitches and teaches when to use them and tension adjustments for each. Angela introduces princess seams - why you use them, how to adjust for fit, and then how to sew them. Kenneth has a couture technique for curved tucks on a fabulous top. (4 of 13)
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604 WE 07/23/14 10:30am 00:28:00 - (CC) (DVS) ST
36.1 Sleepy Time Vanessa creates a pillow that opens into a play mat and a blanket. Angela creates the neckline on her dress, and Pearl creates a kid's bedroll. (5 of 13)
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605 TH 07/24/14 10:30am 00:28:00 - (CC) (DVS) ST
36.1 Specialty Sewing Create your own fashion "opportunity" when you make your own specialty garment. Kathleen starts out with pattern alterations to change your favorite top into a maternity top. Angela attaches facing and under stitches on a round neckline for her dress. Melissa features the ruffling foot as she makes a party dress. (6 of 13)
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606 FR 07/25/14 10:30am 00:28:00 - (CC) (DVS) ST
36.1 Classic Finish Details There are little details that make a garment stand the test of time and they usually involve some sort of detail from the couture world. Amy demonstrates serging - one of those techniques that is always classic. Angela shows how to use the lining as your facing on a dress. Couture expert Susan has some special finish details for a professional look. (7 of 13)
WEB LINK
607 MO 07/28/14 10:30am 00:28:00 - (CC) (DVS) ST
36.1 Classic Use of Ribbons and Trims Ribbons and trims have been around forever, but it's only recently that we've seen so many new ways to actually use them as part of garment construction. Joanne shows how to embellish a dress with decoratively stitched bands you make yourself. Angela uses bias tape trim on the neckline of the continuing Little Black Dress lesson. (8 of 13)
WEB LINK
608 TU 07/29/14 10:30am 00:28:00 - (CC) (DVS) ST
36.1 Drape and Swirl Certain garments just make you want to twirl around; they feel light and airy and make you think of dancing. Linda starts out with a lesson on sewing with silk and hem finishes for the perfect edge to your flowing dress. Then, it's time to attach the bodice to the skirt of the Little Black Dress with Angela. Stephani shares a non intimidating way to get the perfect fit on a skirt from straight to flowing. (9 of 13)
WEB LINK
609 WE 07/30/14 10:30am 00:28:00 - (CC) (DVS) ST
36.1 Tutorials on the Classics Learn insider tips for garment construction. Linda has a lesson on sewing with knits and pucker free hems. Angela's Little Black Dress segment deals with zippers that are just too long for your garment. Cindy demonstrates the way the professionals cut machine embroidered designs for applique. (10 of 13)
WEB LINK
610 TH 07/31/14 10:30am 00:28:00 - (CC) (DVS) ST
36.1 Fit and Flare A classic style sometimes can use a change whether for fashion or fit. Kathleen teaches how to create a back yoke on a blouse to eliminate multiple darts or change to a more casual look. Angela has lessons on sleeves, and Gretchen alters a favorite pattern by adding a flounce for a fashion flare. (11 of 13)
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611 FR 08/01/14 10:30am 00:28:00 - (CC) (DVS) ST
36.1 Classic Machine Attachments Cookie has an updated take on circles using a circle attachment and decorative stitches. Angela shows how to hem the vent on your dress. Clare shares her expertise on using sewing feet for easy ways to attach, trim, pearls, and sequins for an updated basic tee shirt. (12 of 13)
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612 MO 08/04/14 10:30am 00:28:00 - (CC) (DVS) ST
36.1 Classic Bags There many different silhouettes for a classic bag. Vanessa introduces a mini rounded clutch purse with all sorts of size options. Marie wraps up the show with an embroidered placemat purse - an easy way to have your choice of colors and patterns for a classic preppy look. (13 of 13)
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613 TU 08/05/14 10:30am 00:28:00 - (CC) (DVS) ST
36.1 Top Shop Angela shows how to make her signature color block top. She alters a simple pattern to create color blocking by adding seam allowances and mixing fabrics. Eileen offers technique tips for embroidering on pockets, and Peggy highlights the basics of blouse construction. (1 of 13)
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401 WE 08/06/14 10:30am 00:28:00 (RPT) (CC) × ST
36.1 Learn to Sew Whether you're an experienced sewer or just starting out, there are some key concepts in sewing everyone needs. Angela shows how to use an iron and some other tools for perfect pressing. Deepika presents the first of three lessons on sewing machine feet. (2 of 13)
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402 TH 08/07/14 10:30am 00:28:00 (RPT) (CC) (DVS) ST
36.1 Modern Patchwork Color, graphics, and even stitch style provide a new look for a time honored tradition. Victoria begins with a tutorial on making your own quilt fabric. Angela turns the fabric created by Victoria into a simple pillow with a zipper accent. Lisa creates a pillow sham that embodies this fresh look, but also includes very basic machine techniques. (3 of 13)
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403 FR 08/08/14 10:30am 00:28:00 (RPT) (CC) (DVS) ST
36.1 Bags and Totes You can never have too many bags! They show off your skills and accent every outfit. Colbey starts out with "little M's" bag--a mini drawstring back pack featuring button holes instead of grommets, plus a hidden pocket inside. Sue Hausmann shares techniques for giving purses their shape. She also demonstrates a truly unique duct tape purse. (4 of 13)
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404 MO 08/11/14 10:30am 00:28:00 (RPT) (CC) (DVS) ST
36.1 Trousers Your "go to" garment whatever the occasion is a pair of perfect fitting trousers. Angela breaks down pants into a few lessons. She begins with a muslin and alterations to make your trousers fit, pressing darts and seams, and moves to hidden zippers. (5 of 13)
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405 TU 08/12/14 10:30am 00:28:00 (RPT) (CC) (DVS) ST
36.1 Pockets Where would we be without pockets? We love adding them to every garment but especially pants. They are obviously functional but they can also add style and line. Gretchen has a complete lesson on a different style of pockets for pants and skirts. Welt pockets are more than functional as they add a design element to your construction.(6 of 13)
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406 WE 08/13/14 10:30am 00:28:00 (RPT) (CC) (DVS) ST
36.1 Baby The inspiration for many first sewing projects is a new baby. Today's first expert is Pearl, with a rag style baby quilt using an absolutely precious fabric. Sheree creates a simple baby blanket and bib--for a quick gift. June features a personalized, heirloom baby quilt adapted to today. (7 of 13)
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407 TH 08/14/14 10:30am 00:28:00 (RPT) (CC) (DVS) ST
36.1 Insider Tips The experts are on hand to show some of the tips they use for specialty garments. Did you ever see a dress on the runway and wonder just how did they do that? Jim Suzio shares fabulous insider tips for totally amazing gowns. Gretchen demonstrates the hairline seam for sewing with sheers. (8 of 13)
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408 FR 08/15/14 10:30am 00:28:00 (RPT) (CC) (DVS) ST
36.1 Technologies Technology and innovation can be your best friend when you sew. Embroidery expert Eileen shares the basics for using an embroidery machine; this eyeglass case, filmed on location, is a great beginner project. Rebecca shares innovative stitch techniques. Deepika is back with more machine feet and techniques. (9 of 13)
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409 MO 08/18/14 10:30am 00:28:00 (RPT) (CC) (DVS) ST
36.1 Practical Sewing Lisa is first with functional covers for tablets made from exotic placemats--these are beautiful as well as practical. Sarah shares a lesson on reading a pattern. Pearl creates a cuddly pet bed--practical can also be pretty when you add iron on appliques and boxed corners to make the perfect bed for your favorite pet. (10 of 13)
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410 TU 08/19/14 10:30am 00:28:00 (RPT) (CC) (DVS) ST
36.1 Create Your Own Fabric Embroidery expert Cookie shows how to create flowers and leaves with free motion sewing and three dimensional embroidery. Rebecca is back to create a perfect coordinating fabric every time with the stitches on your machine. Michele takes felting to new levels as she demonstrates techniques for making felted fabrics, adding decorative fiber, and even joining pieces. (11 of 13)
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411 WE 08/20/14 10:30am 00:28:00 (RPT) (CC) (DVS) ST
36.1 Setting The Perfect Table Donna shares an easy trim technique to dress up a readymade tablecloth or one you made your self. Deana shows off a reversible chair cushions that allow you to transform your dining room with a quick flip of the covers. (12 of 13)
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412 TH 08/21/14 10:30am 00:28:00 (RPT) (CC) (DVS) ST
36.1 On The Surface Experts introduce you to some interesting and simple techniques for decorating the surface of your fabric. A little stitching goes a long way in adding unique styles. Rebecca returns for decorative work with your utility stitches. Straight, zig zag, and satin stitches are on virtually every sewing machine. Use them to create pictures, from snowflakes to insects, and discover why full coverage isn't always the right option. Then, it's blind hem stitching with Angela. Louis finishes with thread work at its best, plus couching techniques to add decorative pizzazz to any garment. (13 of 13)
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413 FR 08/22/14 10:30am 00:28:00 (RPT) (CC) (DVS) ST
36.1 Altering Patterns Londa starts out with easy flat pattern alterations and adding a cowl neck to a simple top for elegant draping. Peggy, the fitting expert, has many looks from just one basic tee shirt pattern. Angela, the couture expert, begins a beautiful jacket that will be completed over the series. (1 of 13)
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501 MO 08/25/14 10:30am 00:28:00 (RPT) (CC) (DVS) ST
36.1 Pencil Skirts Gretchen starts out with a kicky addition to a straight skirt with the vintage influence she's known for. Sunni finishes up with adding a round pocket to the basic pencil skirt. (2 of 13)
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502 TU 08/26/14 10:30am 00:28:00 (RPT) (CC) (DVS) ST
36.1 Custom Jackets This season each week features a tutorial from Angela on making a custom jacket. Today's lesson is prepping the pattern with fusible and sewing the jacket body. Londa is back with her fabulous sweatshirt jackets and two ways to fit these stylish designs. (3 of 13)
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503 WE 08/27/14 10:30am 00:28:00 (RPT) (CC) (DVS) ST
36.1 Designer Style Fashion designers have learned to experiment, modify and add an element of creativity to their looks. What comes first the pattern or the fabric? Runway expert Christopher Straub has the answer and an interview on his design process. Gretchen explores underlining; Angela works on her custom jacket; and, today's feature is the curved welt pocket; a figure flattering design element. (4 of 13)
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504 TH 08/28/14 10:30am 00:28:00 (RPT) (CC) (DVS) ST
36.1 Well-Dressed House This episode features simple items that can freshen the look of any room. Colbey begins with an amazing chandelier to add instant glamour. Donna shows off a versatile cube footstool; and Angela finishes up her jacket lesson and prepping the collar and lapel. (5 of 13)
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505 FR 08/29/14 10:30am 00:28:00 (RPT) (CC) (DVS) ST
36.3 Classic Finish Details There are little details that make a garment stand the test of time and they usually involve some sort of detail from the couture world. Amy demonstrates serging - one of those techniques that is always classic. Angela shows how to use the lining as your facing on a dress. Couture expert Susan has some special finish details for a professional look. (7 of 13)
WEB LINK
607 SU 07/13/14 05:00am 00:29:00 (RPT) (CC) (DVS) ST
36.3 Classic Use of Ribbons and Trims Ribbons and trims have been around forever, but it's only recently that we've seen so many new ways to actually use them as part of garment construction. Joanne shows how to embellish a dress with decoratively stitched bands you make yourself. Angela uses bias tape trim on the neckline of the continuing Little Black Dress lesson. (8 of 13)
WEB LINK
608 WE 07/16/14 05:00am 00:29:00 (RPT) (CC) (DVS) ST
36.3 Classic Use of Ribbons and Trims Ribbons and trims have been around forever, but it's only recently that we've seen so many new ways to actually use them as part of garment construction. Joanne shows how to embellish a dress with decoratively stitched bands you make yourself. Angela uses bias tape trim on the neckline of the continuing Little Black Dress lesson. (8 of 13)
WEB LINK
608 WE 07/16/14 11:00am 00:29:00 (RPT) (CC) (DVS) ST
36.3 Drape and Swirl Certain garments just make you want to twirl around; they feel light and airy and make you think of dancing. Linda starts out with a lesson on sewing with silk and hem finishes for the perfect edge to your flowing dress. Then, it's time to attach the bodice to the skirt of the Little Black Dress with Angela. Stephani shares a non intimidating way to get the perfect fit on a skirt from straight to flowing. (9 of 13)
WEB LINK
609 SU 07/20/14 05:00am 00:29:00 (RPT) (CC) (DVS) ST
36.3 Tutorials on the Classics Learn insider tips for garment construction. Linda has a lesson on sewing with knits and pucker free hems. Angela's Little Black Dress segment deals with zippers that are just too long for your garment. Cindy demonstrates the way the professionals cut machine embroidered designs for applique. (10 of 13)
WEB LINK
610 WE 07/23/14 05:00am 00:29:00 (RPT) (CC) (DVS) ST
36.3 Tutorials on the Classics Learn insider tips for garment construction. Linda has a lesson on sewing with knits and pucker free hems. Angela's Little Black Dress segment deals with zippers that are just too long for your garment. Cindy demonstrates the way the professionals cut machine embroidered designs for applique. (10 of 13)
WEB LINK
610 WE 07/23/14 11:00am 00:29:00 (RPT) (CC) (DVS) ST
36.3 Fit and Flare A classic style sometimes can use a change whether for fashion or fit. Kathleen teaches how to create a back yoke on a blouse to eliminate multiple darts or change to a more casual look. Angela has lessons on sleeves, and Gretchen alters a favorite pattern by adding a flounce for a fashion flare. (11 of 13)
WEB LINK
611 SU 07/27/14 05:00am 00:29:00 (RPT) (CC) (DVS) ST
36.3 Classic Machine Attachments Cookie has an updated take on circles using a circle attachment and decorative stitches. Angela shows how to hem the vent on your dress. Clare shares her expertise on using sewing feet for easy ways to attach, trim, pearls, and sequins for an updated basic tee shirt. (12 of 13)
WEB LINK
612 WE 07/30/14 05:00am 00:29:00 (RPT) (CC) (DVS) ST
36.3 Classic Machine Attachments Cookie has an updated take on circles using a circle attachment and decorative stitches. Angela shows how to hem the vent on your dress. Clare shares her expertise on using sewing feet for easy ways to attach, trim, pearls, and sequins for an updated basic tee shirt. (12 of 13)
WEB LINK
612 WE 07/30/14 11:00am 00:29:00 (RPT) (CC) (DVS) ST
36.3 Classic Bags There many different silhouettes for a classic bag. Vanessa introduces a mini rounded clutch purse with all sorts of size options. Marie wraps up the show with an embroidered placemat purse - an easy way to have your choice of colors and patterns for a classic preppy look. (13 of 13)
WEB LINK
613 SU 08/03/14 05:00am 00:29:00 (RPT) (CC) (DVS) ST
36.3 Little Black Dress This season is all about the classics and features the Little Black Dress. Angela's lesson is on choosing the fabric and silhouette for a little black dress and sewing darts. Peggy demonstrates several variations of the classic sheath dress plus jackets using the basic dress pattern. (1 of 13)
WEB LINK
601 WE 08/06/14 05:00am 00:29:00 (RPT) (CC) (DVS) ST
36.3 Little Black Dress This season is all about the classics and features the Little Black Dress. Angela's lesson is on choosing the fabric and silhouette for a little black dress and sewing darts. Peggy demonstrates several variations of the classic sheath dress plus jackets using the basic dress pattern. (1 of 13)
WEB LINK
601 WE 08/06/14 11:00am 00:29:00 (RPT) (CC) (DVS) ST
36.3 Classic Accessories The key to making a signature piece work is accessories. Dress it up or down with a perfect scarf or wrap. Cookie starts with a few simple tricks and fabric choices for scarves to increase your wardrobe quickly and stylishly. Joanne gives plain pashmina wraps a makeover with bobbin work from both the embroidery and sewing side. (2 of 13)
WEB LINK
602 SU 08/10/14 05:00am 00:29:00 (RPT) (CC) (DVS) ST
36.3 Dress Up Your Wardrobe Cindy makes appliques from embroidery to add detail to any garment. Angela adds different seam finishes to a dress, including the Hong Kong. Embroidery expert Eileen shares an easy dress embroidery for beautiful style. (3 of 13)
WEB LINK
603 WE 08/13/14 05:00am 00:29:00 (RPT) (CC) (DVS) ST
36.3 Dress Up Your Wardrobe Cindy makes appliques from embroidery to add detail to any garment. Angela adds different seam finishes to a dress, including the Hong Kong. Embroidery expert Eileen shares an easy dress embroidery for beautiful style. (3 of 13)
WEB LINK
603 WE 08/13/14 11:00am 00:29:00 (RPT) (CC) (DVS) ST
36.3 Classic Details Amy reviews the basic serger stitches and teaches when to use them and tension adjustments for each. Angela introduces princess seams - why you use them, how to adjust for fit, and then how to sew them. Kenneth has a couture technique for curved tucks on a fabulous top. (4 of 13)
WEB LINK
604 SU 08/17/14 05:00am 00:29:00 (RPT) (CC) (DVS) ST
36.3 Sleepy Time Vanessa creates a pillow that opens into a play mat and a blanket. Angela creates the neckline on her dress, and Pearl creates a kid's bedroll. (5 of 13)
WEB LINK
605 WE 08/20/14 05:00am 00:29:00 (RPT) (CC) (DVS) ST
36.3 Sleepy Time Vanessa creates a pillow that opens into a play mat and a blanket. Angela creates the neckline on her dress, and Pearl creates a kid's bedroll. (5 of 13)
WEB LINK
605 WE 08/20/14 11:00am 00:29:00 (RPT) (CC) (DVS) ST
36.3 Specialty Sewing Create your own fashion "opportunity" when you make your own specialty garment. Kathleen starts out with pattern alterations to change your favorite top into a maternity top. Angela attaches facing and under stitches on a round neckline for her dress. Melissa features the ruffling foot as she makes a party dress. (6 of 13)
WEB LINK
606 SU 08/24/14 05:00am 00:29:00 (RPT) (CC) (DVS) ST
36.3 Classic Finish Details There are little details that make a garment stand the test of time and they usually involve some sort of detail from the couture world. Amy demonstrates serging - one of those techniques that is always classic. Angela shows how to use the lining as your facing on a dress. Couture expert Susan has some special finish details for a professional look. (7 of 13)
WEB LINK
607 WE 08/27/14 05:00am 00:29:00 (RPT) (CC) (DVS) ST
36.3 Classic Finish Details There are little details that make a garment stand the test of time and they usually involve some sort of detail from the couture world. Amy demonstrates serging - one of those techniques that is always classic. Angela shows how to use the lining as your facing on a dress. Couture expert Susan has some special finish details for a professional look. (7 of 13)
WEB LINK
607 WE 08/27/14 11:00am 00:29:00 (RPT) (CC) (DVS) ST
36.3 Classic Use of Ribbons and Trims Ribbons and trims have been around forever, but it's only recently that we've seen so many new ways to actually use them as part of garment construction. Joanne shows how to embellish a dress with decoratively stitched bands you make yourself. Angela uses bias tape trim on the neckline of the continuing Little Black Dress lesson. (8 of 13)
WEB LINK
608 SU 08/31/14 05:00am 00:29:00 (RPT) (CC) (DVS) ST