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Space Suits, Mission Critical

Season 10 Episode 1012 | 26m 35s

When a company called ILC Dover puts fabric and pattern together, they are putting that result into outer space, and there is zero tolerance for error, because they are protecting the life of an astronaut. How are space suits made? What fabrics are used? How are they fitted? How much do they weigh? Find out, in this episode of Fit 2 Stitch.

Aired: 01/02/22
Distributed nationally by American Public Television
Extras
Matt Porter introduces us to the basic types and construction of pockets.
Annette shows us the evolution and influences on the woman’s suit.
Expert pattern maker and teacher Barbara Trippeer illustrates step-by-step pattern making.
Ideas on applying deisnger James Galanos’ techniques to your own garments.
Discover what can make men’s pants fit perfectly and make a fashion statement.
This episode is an Introduction to the Texas Fashion Collection.
An expert in garment sustainability guides us in our sewing and clothing choices.
Annette Becker introduces us to the concept of designer recycling.
Tips on how to create high-end items with everyday materials.
The secrets and details of constructing a beautiful men’s tie.
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Matt Porter introduces us to the basic types and construction of pockets.
Annette shows us the evolution and influences on the woman’s suit.
Expert pattern maker and teacher Barbara Trippeer illustrates step-by-step pattern making.
Ideas on applying deisnger James Galanos’ techniques to your own garments.
Discover what can make men’s pants fit perfectly and make a fashion statement.
This episode is an Introduction to the Texas Fashion Collection.
An expert in garment sustainability guides us in our sewing and clothing choices.
Annette Becker introduces us to the concept of designer recycling.
Tips on how to create high-end items with everyday materials.
The secrets and details of constructing a beautiful men’s tie.