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November 2015 Volume 11/2015 WUSF TV
Monday, Nov 09

8:00 AM Sewing with Nancy "SSew Gifts - Make Memories, Part 1" Be inspired to create memorable gifts for many different occasions. Mary Mulari, Sewing With Nancy's
most frequent guest, joins Nancy to teach you to sew creative gifts for everyone. Nancy and Mary
inspire you to use repurposed meaningful fabric for your heartfelt creations.

8:30 AM It's Sew Easy
"Stitch Magic" Machine stitching can be a lot more than simple straight lines. It's a design element all by itself
and creative sewing can yield impressive results. Rebecca Kemp Brent is first with the basics of free
motion quilting. Create surface design and learn about the basics of quilting. Then, meet pattern
designer Melissa Stramel for her signature faux smocking technique using bias tape rather than
traditional shirring. We end with adding lining to our feature jacket with Angela Wolf.

9:00 AM Beads, Baubles and Jewels "Palette Play" Color is powerful design tool. Kick start designs by looking at new color combinations. Kerry Bogert
begins with patina recipes. Next, build a bib necklace with Molly Schaller using simple techniques
with a bold color palette. Then, it's a workshop lesson on using crystal bicones to make beaded
beads. Last, Elizabeth Ward shows how organizing your stash helps you design.

Tuesday, Nov 10

8:00 AM Sewing with Nancy "Sew Gifts - Make Memories, Part 2" Learn to stitch a welcomed gift with lots of memories attached. Nancy and her friend Mary Mulari
share clever gift ideas made from vintage hankies and doilies, ties, towels, and laminated bags.
Learn to make useful gifts that create memories and are attractive conversation pieces.

8:30 AM Quilting Arts "Paint It!" Paint is a great way to alter the surface of art quilts. Cecile Whatman explains the ins and outs of
building a painted surface with depth and movement. Desiree Habicht shows how versatile acrylic paint
on fiber can be by improving and accentuating details with paint.

9:00 AM Fit 2 Stitch "Grocery Shopping and Errands"
Learn how to fit a halter top that flatters and is easy to wear. Then, make a simple, comfortable
wrap to look chic when shopping and running errands.

Wednesday, Nov 11

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.

8:30 AM It's Sew Easy "Cutwork Embroidery" The term cutwork conjures up images of ladies of years past hand stitching to create intricate
designs. Replace that picture with the modern sewer at her machine using the latest technology to
create cutwork the modern way. The only thing that stays the same is the delicate beauty of these cut
out designs. Up first is Rebecca Kemp Brent and a very simple explanation and tutorial on simple
cutwork done with just straight and zigzag stitches. Then, Eileen Roche shows the embroidered version
of cutwork. Last up, it's another jacket lesson with Angela Wolf and techniques for tacking the
jacket hem.

9:00 AM Sew It All "To The Maxi Skirt, Laura Wyatt" Channel your inner fashionista in a custom fit maxi skirt that's fully lined.

Thursday, Nov 12

8:00 AM Sewing with Nancy "Nancy Zieman's Sewing A to Z, Part 2" 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.

8:30 AM Fons & Porter's Love of Quilting "Prussian Blue" In the quilting world, it's all about the angles. Combine the units in Prussian Blue and a beautiful
design is the result. Mary and Marianne will present the techniques used to create those perfect
angles that come together in a harmonious patchwork design.

9:00 AM Knit and Crochet Now! "Comfy Afghans" Ellen shows hot to stich up the Spring Bud Afghan by Rena Stevens, then Kristin takes us through the
steps of the knit Cabled Cube Throw. Lena demonstrates the crochet Popcorn Crawl, always a fashion
favorite! Robyn designed this beautiful crochet Raglan Lace Tee and will show you step by step how to
make it.

Friday, Nov 13

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

8:30 AM Quilt In A Day "Morning Star" At Winter's end, the Morning Star rises with perky flying geese points and fussy cut centers.

9:00 AM Knitting Daily "The Skirt" On this first episode it's back to basics with an "on trend" Getting Started segment with Eunny Jang
for designing a simple skirt. Then, Kristin Omdahl shows how to embellish a skirt by adding crocheted
ruffles. On Yarn Spotlight, Clara Parkes and Eunny look at resilient yarns-ones with spring that hold
shape. Finally, Eunny wraps up with Quick Tips for making waistband casings that are good for elastic
or drawstrings.

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