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June 2016 Volume 6/2016 WUSF TV
 
Wed, Jun 01

8:00 AM Sewing with Nancy "Applique-Large & Small, Part 2" Learn fast and easy applique tricks! Mary Mulari guest hosts and teaches new and different applique
techniques. When there's little time to sew, but you want to stitch something fun, learn how to add a
modern applique-large or small. No more detailed satin stitching! Use common machine stitches that
often never get used.

8:30 AM It's Sew Easy "Pencil Skirts" Every closet has a few key pieces like a straight pencil skirt. Today's experts are altering or
changing that basic with a few key add-ons. Gretchen Hirsch starts out with a kicky addition to a
straight skirt with the vintage influence she's known for. Then, we take a break from our jacket
tutorial and a visit from Sarah McFarland. It's hard to recognize the basic skirt silhouette beneath
the layers of trim. New expert, Sunni Standing finishes up with adding a round pocket to the basic
pencil skirt.

9:00 AM Sew It All "Chic Shawl, Carol Ingram" Make an easy shawl embellished with free-motion stitching.

Thu, Jun 02

8:00 AM Sewing with Nancy "Quilt with Carefree Curves, Part 1" Create carefree curved designs without ever cutting a curve! Nancy takes the stress out of piecing
traditional quilt block designs such as the Drunkard's Path, Blackbird Pie, and Mill Wheel. Learn the
secret that eliminates concave and convex curves as you create easy quilt projects.

8:30 AM Fons & Porter's Love of Quilting "Country Fair" Classic patchwork patterns stand the test of time. Mary's guest is Deb Tucker for this episode and
the Country Fair quilt is our focus. We present the tools and techniques you can use to make this
classic with simplified construction. The Carpenter's Wheel block in a scrappy version will be your
next favorite.

9:00 AM Knit and Crochet Now! "Cozy Cushions Pillows" Kristin Nicholas knits a Geometric Pillow using different techniques for each side. Ellen Gormley
crochets a fun Color Block Pillow. Brett Bara shows how a striping yarn and easy slipped stitches
make the Mock Plaid scarf.

Fri, Jun 03

8:00 AM Sewing with Nancy "Quilt with Carefree Curves, Part 2" Make traditional to super-sized quilt blocks with easy carefree curves. Tedious quilting methods are
a thing of the past! Nancy gives a facelift to timely quilt block designs such as Hearts and
Gizzards, Fan, and Wagon Wheel. Learn unconventional yet simple techniques for quilting curves, plus
options for making big, dynamic quilt blocks.

8:30 AM Quilt In A Day "Orion's Star Quilt, Part 1" Eleanor adds stars to a traditional Log Cabin block.

9:00 AM Knitting Daily "Norwegian Knits" The Yarn Guys, Jeffrey Wall and Dennis Rinkenburger, share traditional ways to knit color patterns.
Contemporary Norwegian designer Marion Rindsem compares old and new. Donna Druchunas turns classic
designs into a trendy winter wearables and Tanis unravels the mystery of Latvian Braids. Vickie takes
Nordic practice swatches and creates a cozy pillow.

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