Sewing Newsletter (Page 2)

 
December 2014 Volume 12/2014 WUSF TV
 
Monday, Dec 08

8:00 AM Sewing with Nancy "Quilts from the House of Tula Pink, Part 2" Make, use, and love artistic quilts and projects created with large prints and tubular strips. Designer Tula Pink works with Nancy to turn chaos into beauty for the Stacks quilt-stacking pinwheels, blocks, and continuous tube strips. They use squares and rectangles as a base to feature a Shattered Glass design, plus they give you confidence to work with framed large-scale prints, as in the Grand Salon quilt.

8:30 AM It's Sew Easy "Fashion Forward" Just because a technique is traditional doesn't mean that the item you create can't be on trend for today's fashion. Successful sewing is all about learning the basics and then using those ideas to create garments that fit your personal style. On this show we incorporate basic sewing and serger techniques for knits into a trendy bandage skirt with Rachel Howard. Then, Marie Zinno demonstrates trendy boot socks that will instantly personalize your outfit. Finally, Angela Wolf has a tip on using your serger for an elastic waist.

9:00 AM Beads, Baubles and Jewels "Embellish It" Embellish it with twisted wire and bead earrings. Learn about simple beaded edgings with Jean Campbell, and crystallizing your flats with Kellie DeFries. Three ways to add embellishments for a look that's all your own.

Tuesday, Dec 09

8:00 AM Sewing with Nancy "Travel Gear Made Easy, Part 1" Organize and tote your valuables for vacation, shopping, and work with quick and classy gear. Nancy's guest, Mary Mulari, has designed unique travel accessories that are clever and trendy. She and Nancy show how to make a roll-up blanket, easy zipper pulls, a roomy fold-up tote, a tray for gathering travel supplies, and much more. Organize your stuff so you can kick back and enjoy the ride!

8:30 AM Quilting Arts "Warm Up Projects" We begin with easy projects to get you started. Candy Glendening is the first expert with a functional quilt project-hanging organizer baskets designed to sort and contain the clutter in your entryway and add a splash of color at the same time. Then, Susan Brubaker Knapp has a simple passport cover featuring stenciling and free motion quilting. Last is Vivika DeNegre and simple prayer flags to express your thoughts, dreams and hopes and make your quilting a spiritual center.

9:00 AM Fit 2 Stitch "Leather Play" Peggy shares the secrets of working with leather - don't' be intimidated - it's more forgiving than you ever believed.

Wednesday, Dec 10

8:00 AM Sewing with Nancy "Travel Gear Made Easy, Part 2" Stitch travel projects that "rock" with inspiration from Mary Mulari's ingenious creations. Author and designer Mary Mulari teams up with Nancy to make travel gear perfect for gifts or yourself. Learn the basics of making a travel trio bag set, a jewels and treats bag, a curling iron tote, a tee with secret pockets for valuables, and other travel inspired projects. Versatile designs-simple enough for beginners!

8:30 AM It's Sew Easy "Embroidery" Show off your embroidery skills with great totes and jeans. One of the best parts about sewing is the chance to show off some of your latest creations. On this show guest experts give you lots of opportunities to be proud of your embroidery skills. First, Angela Wolf creates an embroidered tote with an amazing kaleidoscope design. Then, Eileen Roche has her own quilted clutch with embroidery. Last, Angela returns with a restyle of your favorite pattern or readymade jeans with embroidery embellishments.

9:00 AM Sew It All "Totes Adorbs, Sara Lawson"Find a favorite fabric to make an adorable go-to tote bag.

Thursday, Dec 11

8:00 AM Sewing with Nancy "Sewing with Nancy's 30th Anniversary Special, Part 1" Reminisce with Nancy and a studio audience as she takes you behind the scenes over the past 30 years. Nancy commemorates 30 years on TV with a trip down memory lane. She introduces her family, friends, special guests, and several coworkers in this celebratory show with old TV clips, bloopers, and more. Nancy's friend, Mary Mulari, and coworkers chitchat about crazy things that happened on and off the set over the years.

8:30 AM Fons & Porter's Love of Quilting " Modern Tote" Marianne and Mary share the basics of bag construction in this episode. This graphic, colorful tote will show off your "modern" quilt style. Learn simple steps for boxing corners, creating a lining, and stitching sturdy handles to enable you to confidently plan future bag creations - showing your creative side.

9:00 AM Knit and Crochet Now! "Scarves" Robyn will show how to make a Tunisian scarf designed by Kim Guzman and then Kristin shares a color work knit scarf by Irina Poludennko. Afghan square is crochet Pretty in Pink.

Friday, Dec 12

8:00 AM Sewing with Nancy "Sewing with Nancy's 30th Anniversary Special, Part 2" Celebrate past and present memorable experiences with Nancy's special guests and a live TV audience. Gail Brown, Natalie Sewell, and Eileen Roche are among the special guests that reminisce with Nancy about past TV programs and their experiences then and now on Sewing With Nancy. See touching "Creative Kindness" and "Nancy's Corner" exerpts and hilarious TV clips and bloopers. Plus, hear from several of Nancy's sewing fans.

8:30 AM Quilt In A Day "Introduction and 1941 Nine-Patch" Eleanor Burns shares the patriotic Victory Quilt with 20 traditional blocks that tell the story of the 1940's. The blocks were published in newspapers or magazines in that time period. To kick off the series, she shows how to make the 1941 Nine-Patch block, published by the Kansas City Star, when life was good in America!

9:00 AM Knitting Daily "Fair Isle Style" Get ready to travel around the world for traditional stranded knitting styles. First Kirsten Kapur shows us Fair Isle-inspired stranded colorwork. Next, meet Jill Zielinski, AKA Kniterella, as we chat about how her graphic design career influences her colorwork knitting. On Tools of the Trade, Tanis shows us some goodies that will help you take charge of your charted colorwork. Finally, Gayle Bunn demonstrates how color work can apply to chunkier yarn with an on-trend Cowachin-influenced sweater.

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