As 165 Eaton Place reopens its doors, two new arrivals make their mark. Sir Hallam's forthright aunt, Blanche, disrupts life upstairs, while feisty new maid Beryl struggles to adjust to life in service. Meanwhile, Lady Agnes' concern for her children reveals a dark secret about Mr. Pritchard. Sir Hallam's preoccupation with Nazi Germany leads him into dangerous waters, and a chance meeting unlocks a hidden desire.
Lady Agnes catches the eye of charismatic American millionaire Caspar Landry, but as she and Sir Hallam look to their future, a tragic turn of events leaves their promised dreams, and a close family member, in jeopardy. Downstairs, Mrs. Thackeray makes a momentous decision that throws the running of 165 into chaos. Blanche and Mr. Amanjit continue to clash, until a heart-breaking cause compels them to reconsider their differences.
Blanche comes face-to-face with her former lover when a scandalous novel is published; when the passion between the pair reignites, she begins to consider a life away from Eaton Place. Downstairs, Beryl's decision to take a stand causes serious disruptions in the running of the house until a familiar face offers wise words. Meanwhile, when Lady Persie reveals a shocking secret to Sir Hallam, the pair becomes ever closer as Persie is forced to make a life-changing decision about her future.
Harry's desire to impress Beryl leads him and Johnny into the world of boxing and, as their big fight draws closer, the boys are determined to reign victorious. Upstairs, as Lady Agnes and Sir Hallam drift further apart, she is reacquainted with someone who shows her an exciting world away from 165 Eaton Place; Sir Hallam makes a dangerous decision that will change his life forever.
As 165 Eaton Place prepares for the annual servants' ball, Mr. Pritchard enjoys a romance with fellow servant Miss Whisset and starts to wonder if there's more to life than service. With war looming, Harry has a proposition for Beryl; however, a shocking revelation threatens to thwart their plans. Meanwhile, as Lady Persie and Sir Hallam continue their affair, Sir Hallam is about to discover just how destructive his actions have been.
On the eve of war, Beryl and Harry face a race against time to get married. Meanwhile, Mr. Pritchard makes a decision that throws the running of 165 into chaos, until an old friend lends a helping hand. As Lady Agnes returns to London, a dark discovery has explosive consequences for all inside Eaton Place and changes the landscape forever.
Glaucoma is a term used to describe a group of conditions that can cause damage to the optic nerve of the eye. The optic nerve is a tightly-formed collection of nerve fibers that carry visual information from the retina to the brain. In order to enjoy good vision, it's important to have a healthy optic nerve. But with glaucoma, pressure builds up within the eye causing optic nerve damage. The result can be impaired vision, even blindness. And once vision loss occurs it cannot be reversed. In fact, glaucoma is the second most common cause of blindness in the United States. Because early-stage glaucoma has no noticeable symptoms, timely detection through regular eye exams is imperative, and can save many people from serious vision loss.
This episode includes exercises that promote healthy living and being able to perform daily activities with ease and without injury. Registered dietitian, Janell Buchkoski, challenges viewers with a weight management tip of the day.
Author and designer Kristal Wick has some fabulous stringing projects featuring double drilled beads. She shows how to design coordinating necklace and bracelet using double drilled beads. Kristal also has a segment discussing metal clay. Katie shows how to store and organize seed beads.
Our designers are not content to stay on the page. First, Kazan Clark embellishes mason jars with die cut flowers. Jenn Mason talks with Julie about her creative process in a short interview. Next, Kathy Cano-Murillo shares her technique for creating a colorful sugar skull to embellish an album or journal. Julie shares a last technique using sugar skulls and flowers to embellish Halloween themed mason jars.
This quilt is a piece of cake using Layer Cakes and Jelly Rolls.
Ideas for quilts come from many places and we can honor vintage quilters by creating contemporary versions of their design. Mary Fons and Jodi Davis will show you how a paper foundation pieced block is constructed, with great tips to create fabulous and precise angles.
Today's program is a quilt medley - three very different techniques but all resulting in a beautiful project. Vivika DeNegre shows how to make a nest using scraps of fabric, paper, and ephemera. Author Linda Hahn's new book takes the New York Beauty block to new heights; she demonstrates an easy way to make this seemingly complicated block. Artist Sue Reno shares some of her work, which includes cyanotype, collagraph, and heliographic printing. She also demonstrates the amazing echo quilting that is a hallmark of her work.
Go against the grain when knitting the Vertical Drop Tee. Maggie Pace demonstrates intentionally dropped stitches worked from side to side with the purl side out! Robyn Chachula takes you through a classic crochets jacket. Brett Bara demonstrates chunky knit cables and pom poms for the Tweedy Braid Scarf.
Add a touch of imagination to patterns using a concept that originated over 90 years ago! Nancy and author/designer Amy Barickman show how to use contemporary patterns and add creative touches to inhance a wardrobe. Tiling computer printable patterns with ease, changing a tank top to a retro or modern design, and stretching creativity with a magical swirl skirt with several fashion possibilities.
In sewing it's embellishments that are the extra step that takes us from ordinary to extraordinary. Angela Wolf is known for beautifully fitted jackets. On this show she adds trim to take them over the top with style. Then, Marie Zinno shares a way to make simple work out clothing into stylish day wear all with embroidery. Finally, the perfect accent is a couture detail. Janet Pray demonstrates mistake proof bound button holes.
First, menswear designer Josh Bennett talks about choosing stitch patterns and palettes, and finishing techniques that add a masculine touch. Then, meet husband and wife retailing dynamos Kathy and Steve Elkins as they talk yarn trends and the business side of knitting. Next, designer and winner of the Fiber Factor challenge, Lauren Riker, shares how she makes and attaches her signature girly embellishment, the knitted bow. On Tools of the Trade, Tanis shows some tools and yarns that are genderless in their appeal. Vickie closes with some Loose Ends thoughts on how a few changes to a pattern can take a garment in a more masculine or feminine direction.
Diane Romick, President and CEO OF Castle Design Studio LLC, explains that if a homeowner starts with an emotion they want to feel in a room, then the outcome can be very different compared to starting with the function of a room and/or favorite color. She'll explain more about the psychology of color for interior design. Author and quilter, Margaret Miller will show a template called AnglePlay, which makes working with the long right triangle edges in quilting much easier to piece regardless of the excess seam allowance. She owns Miller Quilts, Inc.
Learn tips for screenprinting and make a custom duvet cover.
Peggy shares the details for fitting the perfect sleeve. She shows how to use garments already in your wardrobe as a start for the perfect fit.
The editors of Woodsmith magazine walk you through building a dartboard cabinet as a fun addition to any home, or even the shop.
Guest: STEVE BROWN. On this episode of Rough Cut Woodworking with Tommy Mac, we go big. Host Tommy MacDonald shows us how to make a queen sized pencil post bed with tapered octagonal posts. This bed originated in the 1700's and has been a popular style ever since. North Bennet Street School instructor Steve Brown joins Tommy at his shop to show him how to perfect the tapered, octagonal posts out of perfect, classic cherry wood.
Charon and Tom Caldwell changed the horse saddle industry. Host Eric Gorges visits the Caldwell ranch and learns about the making saddles. Charon and Tom Caldwell embody the craftsperson who knows when it's time to strike out on their own. After years of successfully working for a top saddle maker, they charted their own paths and created a revolution in the way saddles are fitted to the horse.
Woodcarver Mary May makes basswood flowers bloom. Get in the groove of high-relief carving with sharp gouges and good-grained wood!
Richard stops by the Charlestown Navy Yard to see a special guest arrive - the last wooden whaling ship in the world, the Charles W. Morgan, built c.1840. Tom shows Norm the progress on the approved dormer and how he's waterproofing its low slope roof. Inside, insulation is in and wallboard is going up. Out back, to tie in the new work with the old house, mason Mark McCullough installs a reclaimed brick veneer on the new kitchen bump out. Kevin checks on the kitchen design details, and Norm and Tom replace the fake shutters with operable shutters made of durable fiberglass and PVC.
In this special episode, the guys tackle practical solutions for drought. Richard and Kevin open the show at Lake Mead, the largest reservoir in the country that's only at 40 percent capacity. Roger visits Las Vegas to replace a water-guzzling lawn with a desert appropriate alternative. Kevin meets with meteorologist Jim Cantore to hear cautionary tales from the front lines of the drought. And Richard travels to San Francisco to replace an old-fashioned toilet with a new "water sense" solution.
MotorWeek, television's longest running automotive series, is in its third decade of reviewing cars, trucks and utilities spanning the needs and dreams of a broad spectrum of buyers. From pure-electric to pure performance, MotorWeek looks at factors mattering most to consumers. But, MotorWeek is more than just a show about new cars. It's also about keeping the car you own running, and keeping pace with the latest automotive lifestyle trends as America continues its love affair with cars.
Live Oak Canyon Pumpkin Patch, Kristinia Dana Hendrickson Cultural Center, Logan's Candy.
A giant family reunion of 46 family members packs a beachfront home in OCEANSIDE, CALIFORNIA. Their week-long getaway at the beach involves everything from surfing to sailing...boogie boarding to boa constrictors...juggling to giraffes and juke boxes to jet skis. This huge family reunion is on a mission to make sure that everyone in the family keeps their connection fresh and Grandma Nola is at the helm of this beach vacation adventure.
FDR brings the same optimism and energy to the White House that his cousin Theodore displayed. Aimed at ending the Depression, his sweeping New Deal restores the people's self-confidence and transforms the relationship between them and their government. Eleanor rejects the traditional role of first lady, becomes her husband's liberal conscience and a sometimes controversial political force in her own right. As the decade ends, FDR faces two grave questions: whether to run for an unprecedented third term and how to deal with the rise of Hitler.
BAND OF COURAGE is a dramatic special, driven by the music and the story of eight musicians who were brought together on the only voyage of the Titanic and whose names will forever be linked for their extraordinary courage against the back story of the Edwardian Era, the great ship and those who heard them play. The program features new recordings of 18 songs taken from the officially issued "White Star Songbook" that was provided to the musicians and first class passengers. Each composition was recorded in the style, arrangement and instrumentation as it was heard on the Titanic - many of the songs from the last night, played by the musicians in an effort to provide some peace, calm and dignity to those who were facing death.
Savor a mix of fond memories from the past four seasons of "Downton Abbey" and get a taste of the upcoming fifth season. Academy Award-winning actress Susan Sarandon hosts the program, which includes behind-the-scenes footage, fondly remembered moments from the first four seasons, and interviews with Julian Fellowes and Gareth Neame, providing an overview and context for the series and what to expect next. Recall the high points of the "Downton Abbey" storyline, its memorable cast of characters, and both the great joy and wrenching sadness taking place at the abbey.
A collection of short films from around the world.
In New York City, the 36-foot RV squeezes through the city's narrow streets, but the team miraculously finds a parking spot. Leaving behind their goliath transportation for a few hours, the road-trippers opt for a new method of travel: the subway. As they explore the city, Manhattan seems larger than life to Ed, whose small-town upbringing in England has never brought him face-to-face with a bustling American city. After taking in the sights, the road-trippers meet Staceyann Chin, a spoken-word artist and LGBT rights activist. Staceyann opens up about her rough upbringing, during which she was abandoned by her mother and sexually assaulted. Reflecting on the effects of traumatic life events, Staceyann notes that while these events will always remain a deep scar, they can also be harnessed for positivity. After all, her tumultuous childhood was the impetus that inspired her to move to NYC and discover the outlet of poetry. She encourages the road-trippers to feed their spirits, take risks and take advantage of their youth. Inspired by Staceyann's urgings, the road-trippers decide to abandon their inhibitions, act on their impulses and take a "jump" of their own. Driving to the coast, they plunge into the Atlantic and swim around in the pouring rain, soaking up the fleeting nature of the moment.