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January 2017 Volume 1/2017 WUSF TV
Mon, Jan 16

8:00 AM Sewing with Nancy "Embellish Outside The Box, Part 1" Revitalize your wardrobe as you embellish "outside the box"-create artsy free-form details. Designer and playful stitcher Vicki Tracy joins Nancy in a quest to embellish without any rules.

8:30 AM It's Sew Easy "Fashions and Fit" Achieving a perfect fit inspires many to start to sew. Using custom measurements, sewing educator well-fitting boho skirt on the serger. Angela Wolf, author and designer, shows how to sew flat-felled seams for a tailored look. Then, she shows how to make custom-fitted pants and jeans that flatter any figure.

9:00 AM Beads, Baubles and Jewels "Clay Workout" Stretch it out with clay. Polymer clay artist Syndee Holt creates a pendant with sparkle clay and adds an artistic touch with transfers and illustrations. To make a necklace, she recreates the Asian art of raku with clay and mica powders. Jewelry artist Anie Piliguian buffs clay elements to a sparkling finish.

Tue, Jan 17

8:00 AM Sewing with Nancy "Embellish Outside The Box, Part 2" Cast out sewing rules as you create head-turning embellishments with a no-hassle approach. Nancy and designer Vicki Tracy turn embellishing into "playtime," as they use twisted trim for edging, create no-hassle machine embroidered appliques, sandwich and stitch scraps and trims to make textured fabric, and more. They follow Vicki's mantra "Buy retail, add detail" to change traditional clothing into trendy chic styles.

8:30 AM Quilting Arts "Applique" Applique is a time-honored quilting tradition. With a contemporary twist, art quilter Susan Purney Mark uses a variety of media to add imagery and impact to fabric. Textile artist Nancy McNally uses strip sets and die-cut shapes to create innovative and colorful designs in applique.

9:00 AM Fit 2 Stitch "Jeans - Fit to Make You Slim" Jeans are all the rage, from casual to dressy. Master how to get a proper fit on today's show.

Wed, Jan 18

8:00 AM Sewing with Nancy "Serger Boutique, Part 1" Serge designer styles and accessories using Barbara Goldkorn's streamlined techniques. Serger specialist Barbara Goldkorn and Nancy team up to serge projects that are chic, easy, and fun. Learn new applications for basic serger stitches, fabulous attachments, and delightful projects using cover and chain stitches. They create a textured pillow, a sheer gathered scarf, beaded fabric accessories, and an elastic smocked sundress.

8:30 AM It's Sew Easy "Sewing As A Business" Your pathway to sewing may lead to a career in design, sewing or embroidery. Commercial embroiderer Paulette Bell shows how to start your own custom embroidery business. Angela Wolf, designer and pattern creator, adds sparkle to table accessories and shares her experience as a successful entrepreneur developing a custom sewing and fashion design business.

9:00 AM Sew It All "All About Buttons, Jill Gorski" Learn about buttons of all types and how to apply them to projects.

Thu, Jan 19

8:00 AM Sewing with Nancy "Serger Boutique, Part 2" Be inspired to serge boutique style gifts with ease as you learn creative serger stitch applications. Use your serger to make a ruffled tee dress, a vintage stitched or woven fab finished pillow, and a trendy table runner with an innovative cover stitched binding. Nancy and serger specialist Barbara Goldkorn share their expert techniques for serging impressive projects that are timelessly chic, yet simple to make.

8:30 AM Fons & Porter's Love of Quilting "Garden House Pillow" We're all about taking the apprehension out of applique. Small projects that give us opportunities to try a variety of skills is the place to start. Patrick joined by Jan Patek will give you expert techniques and tips for making graceful curves, stems and leaves like a pro.

9:00 AM Knit and Crochet Now! "Springtime Tees" Just because the weather is warm doesn't mean you have to put down your needles and hooks! Deborah is joined by Ellen Gormley who will show how to crochet up the Whole Latte Love Tee with an easy openwork yoke and textured stripes. Lena will then show how to stitch up the Knit Lace Sampler T-shirt. Ellen is in the stitch corner with the Fishbone stitch.

Fri, Jan 20

8:00 AM Sewing with Nancy "Machine Embroidery Fundamentals, Part 1" Learn or "relearn" embroidery basics with a fun new twist for dynamite embellishing results. Embroidery expert Eileen Roche joins Nancy to help you tackle those embroidery projects that have been on your "to do" list forever. Experiment with stabilizers, play with color, use the editing features on your machine, practice perfect placement, and make a basting file for design realignment-all easier than you ever thought possible!

8:30 AM Quilt In A Day "All Star Quilts: Feathered Star, Part 2" Feathered Star is completed with stunning results.

9:00 AM Knitting Daily "If It Knits, It Fits" Today we learn how to make garments that fit. Designer Anne Hanson shows how to take measurements, and the most important fit points of a garment. Shannon Mullet-Bowlsby discusses designing crochet-wear to fit women of every size. Next Laura Bryant goes in-depth on the bust dart, explaining how to customize a sweater. Then, in Tools of the Trade, Tanis has some tools that simplify knitting and fitting. Vickie ties up Loose Ends with tips with a demo of knitting a fully fashioned decrease.


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