|May 2013||Volume 5/2013||WUSF TV|
|Wednesday, May 1|
8:00 AM Sewing with Nancy "Retro Hankies, Part 1" Be inspired with creations made from vintage hankies. Amy Barickman
and her staff of designers have created fashions and home decor using
vintage and modern hankies to give a nostalgic feel to the projects.
Nancy and Amy show how to incorporate hankies into wearable art, and
give a multitude of designer tips for additional ways in which to
utilize beautiful retro hankies.
9:00 AM Sew It All "Sew It Seams - Sandra Betzina" Learn several seam finishes for different fabrics and applications.
|Thursday, May 2|
8:00 AM Sewing with Nancy "Retro Hankies, Part 2"
Express yourself by using beautiful hankies as a focal point in your
projects. Amy Barickman and Nancy continue this nostalgic series by
incorporating vintage hankies into ready-made garments as well as home
decor accents. Amy's designer styles and decorations are expressive as
well as economical to sew.
9:00 AM Knit and Crochet Now! "Sweaters"
Robyn is first up with a fashionable granny square sweater designed
by Tammy Hildebrand and then Kristin will show how to knit a
directional rib cardigan by Irina Poludennko. Afghan square this week
is a crochet Scalloped Shell.
|Friday, May 3|
8:00 AM Sewing with Nancy "Delightful Dresden Appliques, Part 1"
Take a simple approach to Dresden quilting-applique. Designer Kate
Bashynski and Nancy demonstrate classic appliqued Dresden designs.
After showing how to stitch and applique wedges to a fabric background,
they add traditional or dimensional yo-yo centers. Then they showcase
innovative design options using full, three-quarter, and half fan
blocks, including a Patches & Plates Quilt, a Serpentine Table Runner,
and a Poinsettia Table Topper.
9:00 AM Knitting Daily "Beyond the Aran"
Join us on this episode of Knitting Daily for an in-depth look at
cable knitting. We begin with a primer on braided and woven cable
techniques; great ways to add depth and texture to your knitwear. Then,
expert Kristin Omdahl wraps up her shawl knitalong with great tips for
edging this shawl and then pinning the entire piece in the blocking
process to make your knitted lace bloom. On today's yarn spotlight,
yarn aficionado Clara Parkes talks super lofty, puffy yarns. These
yarns knit up and fill in stitches well, and Clara shows the types of
yarns that possess this unique quality. And finally, on this season's
last quick tip segment we share a combination of cables and lace
stitches that are sure to be fun to knit.