|January 2015||Volume 1/2015||WUSF TV|
|Thursday, Jan 1|
8:00 AM Sewing with Nancy "Sew Big Quilt Blocks, Part 2"
Use large prints to make spectacular contemporary quilts. Quilt designer Debbie Bowles joins Nancy to
make magnificent quilt blocks with large print fabric squares plus angled side blocks. Fussy-cutting,
one-way design, and large print block know-how are among the techniques used, in addition to ideas
from Debbie's BQ3 pattern designs.
9:00 AM Knit and Crochet Now! "Footstools" Covering a simple footstool is a simple way to change the decor of your room. Robyn shows how to make
a granny square cover and Kristin shows us a knit strip cover. Crochet Tricolor is the square.
|Friday, Jan 2|
8:00 AM Sewing with Nancy "Fearless Quilting Finishes, Part 1" Frame your quilt with beautiful borders that are not only artistic, but "fearless." Nancy addresses
basic border options with ideas for cutting, mitering, working with odd angles, flanges, and
cornerstones. She includes pieced border techniques that are simple, yet inspiring, such as piano
key, scrappy checkerboard, and 4-patch.
9:00 AM Knitting Daily "Woven Look" Weave your way to beautiful garments. First, Gwen Bortner introduces entrelac and shows how to create
the building blocks of the fabric. Next, we travel virtually to India, land of fabulous woven
fabrics, for a glimpse into the contemporary knitting scene. Then, Lily Chin uses her join-as-you-go
knitting technique to create a weaving-inspired pillow. On Tools of the Trade, Tanis talks
covet-worthy tools and yarn to add to your collection. Last, on Loose Ends, Vickie creates a woven
fabric with mesh crochet.