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July 2016 Volume 7/2016 WUSF TV
Mon, Jul 11

8:00 AM Sewing with Nancy "All Occasion Fabric Wraps, Part 1" Wrap it up in style-make easy-to-sew fabric wraps to accessorize your wardrobe . Nancy and guest Mary
Mulari present quick to sew coverups for elegant evenings, travel, to the beach, and more. They start
with clever and useful ways to wear classic shawls, and ways to keep them in place. Nancy and Mary
then demonstrate how to make unique wrap shapes that are easy to cut out and sew or serge.

8:30 AM It's Sew Easy "Pillows Plus"
You'll never run out of sewing projects when you expand your experience to include pillows. It's the
quick and easy way to perfect a new technique on a small scale and create functional and fashionable
home decor. Donna Babylon, the home dec expert, is up first with an economical design. Create a
pillow cover to change with the season. Then, Rebecca Kemp Brent has the first steps in pieced
quilting. Learn to manipulate strips for a basic pattern that will open the door to hundreds of
designs. We end with Angela Wolf and time to topstitch and add trim to a jacket.

9:00 AM Beads, Baubles and Jewels "Customize Your Components" Take your style to the next dimension. Designer Erin Prais-Hintz uses glittery clay and beads to make
her style statement in 3-D. Katie Hacker adds an unexpected style twist with simple rhinestone
settings in her Beading Lesson.

Tue, Jul 12

8:00 AM Sewing with Nancy "All Occasion Fabric Wraps, Part 2" Enhance your wardrobe with fun fabric wraps made easily with casual clothing. Transform specialty
fabrics and clothing into fabulous fabric wraps with the help of Nancy and designer Mary Mulari. See
the magical morphing of a sweatshirt and necktie into a casual wrap designed by Mary. These cozy
wraps, both practical and stylish, are a great gift or personal wardrobe accessory.

8:30 AM Quilting Arts "Color It Beautifully" The colors chosen reflect the inner artist. Nysha Oren Nelson shows how applying color after
stitching highlights the quilting and the dimension of designs. Artist Desiree Habicht demonstrates
techniques for blending and layering colors with colored pencils. Julia Wood prepares hexagon motifs
for hand and machine applique.

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.

Wed, Jul 13

8:00 AM Sewing with Nancy "Stitching A Sewing Community Together" Learn firsthand about ties that bind a Sewing and Stitchery Expo together. Nancy interviews people
that bring together the largest "sewing community-the Sewing and Stitchery Expo in Puyallup, WA.
Among those interviewed were Pati Palmer, renowned pattern designer; Tula Pink, fabric designer;
Kathy Marrone, editor of Vogue Patterns magazine; Candice Jewett, sewing/quilting teacher; Tina
Torrey, Kathy Ackley, Brittany Revel, and Debbie Wilson, customers/students; and Joanne Ross,
celebrating 30 years as director and founder of the expo..

8:30 AM It's Sew Easy "Tucks, Pleats and Panels" Simple garments get all dressed up with tucks, pleats and panels. Start simple and alter for unique
designer looks. Susan Khalje, couture expert, begins with hemming tips for a professional finish.
Then we have a double dose of Angela Wolf. First, it's her unique way of making pleats using a cover
stitch style machine. And then, it's time to add buttonholes to finish up the custom jacket.

9:00 AM Sew It All "Bubble Yum, Elizabeth & Liz Evans" Make a bubble skirt pattern for a little girl in your life, plus learn beginner pattern-drafting

Thu, Jul 14

8:00 AM Sewing with Nancy "The Absolute Easiest Way to Sew, Part 1" Nancy shows tried and true methods for simple sewing. Over the years Nancy tweaked sewing and
quilting steps to make them easier and for the best looking results. In this program she shares some
of the easiest ways to layout, cut, and mark fabric; sew darts; gather four different ways; and add
elastic. Whether you're a new sewer or looking for a refresher class, these techniques are the

8:30 AM Fons & Porter's Love of Quilting "Quilting Traditions" Art and quilting make great companions. Mary's guest is Jim Shore and they will address how the
artist transfers their design concepts to create wonderful new fabrics. They will also discuss the
history of Jim's inspiration, design and color palette.

9:00 AM Knit and Crochet Now! "American Wool Gloves" Make embroidered fingerless gloves using American-grown wool. Kristin Nicholas shows you a knitted
version, while Ellen Gormley brings you the crocheted pair. Brett Bara knits the Smocked Rib Scarf.

Fri, Jul 15

8:00 AM Sewing with Nancy "The Absolute Easiest Way to Sew, Part 2" Nancy takes the most requested sewing techniques and simplifies them. Nancy minimizes sewing effort
and makes it easy and fun to sew clothing and home dec accessories using nontraditional methods.
Learn the "hands-down easiest way" to sew collars, corners, and sleeves.

8:30 AM Quilt In A Day "Irish Chain, Part 1" Petal to the metal. Eleanor team sews with guest Daniella to get the blocks done quick.

9:00 AM Knitting Daily "Made In North America" Some of the most exciting yarns are made in North America. Donna Drachunas knits a lace scarf with
luxurious yarn from the Alaskan muskox. Ron and Theresa Miskin share their story of yarn from the
American bison. Tanis Gray stitches a patriotic star flower to accent hats to pillows. Nicole Winer
demonstrates a project with a US-made yarn that benefits a good cause.


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