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May 2016 Volume 5/2016 WUSF TV
 
Mon, May 09

8:00 AM Sewing with Nancy "Doll Fashion Studio, Part 1" Learn to sew trendy 18" doll fashions for a quick and easy seasonal wardrobe. Author and designer
Joan Hinds and Nancy share the secrets to sew a seasonal collection of clothes for 18" dolls. Each
outfit is sewn with speedy techniques and easy flat construction. Learn to use a variety of fabrics
and embellish with ruffles, ribbing, snaps, and trim. Create a raincoat, recital dress, hiking
outfit, and a sassy little sundress.

8:30 AM It's Sew Easy
"Stepping Out" On your journey toward sewing, release your inner designer. Joanne Banko, sewing and embroidery
educator, creates a sharp Western-inspired jacket. Angela Wolf shares couture tips for belts and
embroidery expert Rebecca Kemp Brent customizes embroidery to make badges, patches and insignias for
costumes or jackets and hats.

9:00 AM Beads, Baubles and Jewels "Wire Wrapping Variations" Using new innovations and traditional techniques, inventor Wyatt White presents ideas for wrapping
different types of wire to create a setting for a cameo cabochon. Using both vintage and new buttons,
Wyatt shows how to shape wire to make rings and earrings. Katie shows how to stitch beads onto
braided leather.

Tue, May 10

8:00 AM Sewing with Nancy "Doll Fashion Studio, Part 2" Little girl's gifts in minutes-sew simple 18" doll outfits for all occasions. Nancy and designer Joan
Hinds create adorable doll clothes that are easy to sew and incorporate fast closures for little
fingers. Learn to make impressive special occasion clothing including a fairy princess dress, a
cheerleader outfit, a snowy day ensemble, and a sweetheart dress. Sew gathers, sweet necklines, easy
hems, fancy trim, and more.

8:30 AM Quilting Arts "Creative Collage" With collage, experiment with new colors, textures and mediums. Frieda Anderson and Laura Wasilowski
join creative forces to make a stunning leaf collage. Kristen Rodriguez and Janelle Girod mix photo
transfers with hand-quilting, embroidery and embellishment to create a treasured keepsake.

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.

Wed, May 11

8:00 AM Sewing with Nancy "Sew Knits with Confidence, Part 1" Build your confidence and learn easy techniques to sew and embellish stylish new knits. Knit fashions
are in vogue and Nancy provides up-to-the-minute sewing tips to make them quickly. Learn about the
vast array of knits, smart pattern choices, great tools, and easy techniques for seams, elastics,
necklines, hems, zippers, embellishments, and lots more. From simple ribbing to ruffly accents,
you'll learn the basics from an expert.

8:30 AM It's Sew Easy "Sewing 101" Let's go back to sewing basics. Sewing industry insider Janet Pray shows how to sew more efficiently
and comfortably with good sewing ergonomics. Lynn Lunoe, sewing educator, explains how to use the
feet and accessories that come with a sewing machine. Blogger and designer Heather Valentine quickly
sews up a fun, fashionable and super-simple skirt.

9:00 AM Sew It All "Handbag Hardware, Kristina Saccone" Create a fabulous couture handbag incorporating hardware for a professional finish.

Thu, May 12

8:00 AM Sewing with Nancy "Sew Knits with Confidence, Part 2" Upstyle your wardrobe by sewing fashionable new knits-Nancy shows you how. Learn easy techniques to
add finishing touches to knits-ruffles, flounces, embroidery, floral embellishments, and more. Nancy
teaches creative techniques to accent knits, plus she features several new knit projects designed to
make for yourself or as gifts-a flouncy tee, texting gloves, a T-shirt makeover, and more.

8:30 AM Fons & Porter's Love of Quilting "Strawberry Fields Quilt" Quilts and quilt blocks can be inspired by nature. A picnic quilt is the perfect place to enjoy that
nature inspired creation. Mary joined by Liz and Elizabeth Evans will teach the snowball block and
variations to make a "strawberry" shape. They will also walk you through the assembly of their quilt.

9:00 AM Knit and Crochet Now! "Lacy Cardigans" Amy Herzog demonstrates the chunky knitted lace for the Cozy Lace Cardigan. Ellen Gormley walks you
through a variety of crochet techniques for the Macrame Cardigan. Brett Bara crochets on a slant for
the Bias Crochet scarf.

Fri, May 13

8:00 AM Sewing with Nancy "Circles Sew Simple" Sewing in circles? Create intriguing projects with a little circle magic and some free-spirited
designs. Join Nancy and guest Donna Fenske as they stitch quilts with head-turning simple circle
techniques. Learn to make a Scrappy Orange Peel quilt-no tedious backing and binding-a Crazy for
Circles quilt with chic circle appliques, a Wedding Ring quilt stitched in circles, and more. Express
yourself using these momentous new circle concepts!

8:30 AM Quilt In A Day "Dessert Time" This quilt is a piece of cake using Layer Cakes and Jelly Rolls.

9:00 AM Knitting Daily "Great Beginnings" Have you ever felt at a loss when trying to start a project? Learn to choose the right yarn and fiber
with Patty Lyons, and meet up with designer Cirilia Rose in her Seattle studio. Stephannie Tallent
shares tips on provisional cast-ons and Tanis Gray teaches an unusual vertical slit cable. Vickie
Howell wraps up Loose Ends with an easy triangle shawl that's worked tip-to-tip.

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