|April 2014||Volume 4/2014||WUSF TV|
|Tuesday, April 1|
8:00 AM Sewing with Nancy "Nancy Zieman's Sewing A to Z, Part 1"
Learn updated and easy techniques to make your sewing and quilting more enjoyable. Nancy shares a
sampling of simplified tips and techniques from her book, Sewing A to Z. In this first part of the
series she covers letters A-G with techniques such as preparing Anchor Cloths, making Belt Loops,
Cutting Out Patterns, using Double Needles, Easing Seams, making Fabric Tubes, and using Gathers.
9:00 AM Martha's Sewing Room "Tools and Techniques of Hand Applique" echniques for making hand applique enjoyable; Sew Quick, Sew Easy block envelope; Heirloom Quilting
technique attaching Swiss insertion to a quilted square; Hand embroidered French knot ribbon rose.
Guests: Mary Warner-Stone, Nina McVeigh, Gloria McKinnon.
|Wednesday, April 2|
8:00 AM Sewing with Nancy "Nancy Zieman's Sewing A to Z" Are you looking for organized sewing techniques that are as easy as ABC? Nancy has compiled all her
favorite techniques, and she features some of the best in this program. In this second part of the
series she covers letters I-P. See techniques for using Interfacing, Lining Jacket Sleeves, stitching
Knit Seams, Layering, Mitering Corners, marking Notches, Organizing Fabric, and sewing Pintucks.
9:00 AM Sew It All "Mad for Plaid, Amy Alan" Learn all about plaid fabric, including tips for matching and balancing even and uneven plaids.
|Thursday, April 3|
8:00 AM Sewing with Nancy "Nancy Zieman's Sewing A to Z, Part 3"
Boost your sewing and quilting skills by learning the ABC's of these creative arts. Join Nancy as she
continues the sewing journey through her favorite tips and techniques. In this final show of the
series on Sewing A to Z, Nancy demonstrates techniques from S-Z. Attaching Snaps, Topstitching,
Understitching, sewing Vinyl, making Wrapped Corners, preparing Yo-yos, and inserting Zippers are
9:00 AM Knit and Crochet Now! "Gifts"
Handmade gifts are perfect for any occasion. Robyn will show how to make a thread necklace designed
by Susan Lowman and Kristin will show how to make a cable stitch tablet case designed by Cheryl
Murray. This week we will show how to finish up the afghan square of the week.
|Friday, April 4|
8:00 AM Sewing with Nancy "Art Quilts-Fusible Collage Workshop, Part 2"
Be inspired to create a vibrant fusible fabric collage-an art quilt with character! Fiber artists
Laura Wasilowski and Frieda Anderson join Nancy to share their nature inspired artwork with a
workbook approach-one technique at a time. Learn to use bright patterned collages for backgrounds,
incorporating weaving, braiding, bias strips, and free form pieces in these small projects. A new
approach to using fusibles makes these art quilts that incorporate raw edge applique very easy to
9:00 AM Knitting Daily "Winter Games"
Get ready to keep warm this winter and be cool when it's cold outside. First, yarn shop owner Laura
Zander demonstrates a gaiter and mittens inspired by X Games medalist Devin Logan. Then, we meet an
Olympic medalist at his home - Jayson Hale has a great story to share. Next, Drew Emborsky shows how
to design and crochet a cool hat using the yarn you have on hand and absolutely no math! Then, get in
the game with Tanis and support your favorite team. Last, Vickie shares some finish line touches.