Sewing Newsletter (Page 3)
|November 2014||Volume 11/2014||WUSF TV|
|Monday, Nov 17|
8:00 AM Sewing with Nancy "1 Easy Jacket Pattern - 6 Terrific Looks, Part 1" Learn easy sewing and embellishment techniques for a jacket with multiple fashion options. Join Nancy and designer Amy Barickman as they take a simple swing jacket/coat pattern and give it different looks with a little creative sewing and charming vintage elements. In this first episode you'll learn basic sewing tips plus quick serging and embellishment ideas to fashion several new jacket versions.
8:30 AM It's Sew Easy "Fit and Flare" A classic style sometimes can use a change whether for fashion or fit. Fit expert Kathleen Cheetham teaches how to create a back yoke on a blouse to eliminate multiple darts or change to a more casual look. Then, it's a lesson on sleeves for your Little Black Dress with Angela Wolf. Finally, Gretchen Hirsch alters a favorite pattern by adding a flounce for a fashion flare.
9:00 AM Beads, Baubles and Jewels "Twist It" Twist your way to great projects with an ombre bib style necklace using twisted jump rings, a
soldered ring band from twisted wire with Kate Richbourg, and a wire crochet bead ball bracelet.
|Tuesday, Nov 18|
8:00 AM Sewing with Nancy "1 Easy Jacket Pattern - 6 Terrific Looks, Part 2" Make a stylish jacket with a simple pattern and clever artistic techniques. Use an easy unlined
jacket/coat pattern and express your personality with embellishment options for three new looks.
Nancy and guest Amy Barickman detail how simple changes to fabric and technique allow you to quickly
sew creative jackets with unique accents.
9:00 AM Fit 2 Stitch "Dirty Dozen Fitting Issues" Peggy discusses the twelve items we need to take into account when making garments.
|Wednesday, Nov 19|
8:00 AM Sewing with Nancy "Jackets for Real People, Part 1" Discover professional interfacing secrets that add fashionable dimension to a jacket. Designer and
sewing legend Pati Palmer joins Nancy for a 2-part series on sewing a designer jacket. In this first
program, learn the latest in interfacing to sew an Armani-style jacket. In jacket making, it's what's
inside that counts!
9:00 AM Sew It All "In The Bag, Linda Lum Debono" Incorporate different sewing techniques to create a one-of-a-kind purse.
|Thursday, Nov 20|
8:00 AM Sewing with Nancy "Jackets for Real People, Part 2" Construct a lined jacket with ease-21st century style. Pati Palmer, designer and celebrated sewing
instructor, joins Nancy to share her tips on a no-fail welt pocket, "bagging a lining technique,"
easy mitered vents, and much more. Streamline the process of making a fashionable jacket with these
9:00 AM Knit and Crochet Now! "Light Up The Room" Take a plain lamp shade and add a little knit or crochet to make it your own. Maggie will show you
how to knit a lace stitch cover and Ellen will demonstrate a crochet shell stitch shade, designed by
Carrie Carpenter. Knit Ice Storm is the square this week.
|Friday, Nov 21|
8:00 AM Sewing with Nancy " Innovative Bags & Totes, Part 1" Design smart and innovative bags by making easy changes to your pattern. Add a strap variation, work
with a palette of fat quarters, use gathers and ruching accents for piping, plus more. You'll learn
ways to make a bag with panache for a fraction of the cost of a designer bag.
9:00 AM Knitting Daily "Literary Knits" Visit the knitting library as former costume designer Annie Modesitt talks about knitting's place in
literature. Then, Nikol Lohr shares some of her amazing literature-inspired knits virtually, from the
old schoolhouse she calls home. Next, author and designer Joanna Johnson's love for Anne of Green
Gables inspired her to create a book of her own. On Tools of the Trade, Tanis reviews books for
readers (and knitters) of all ages in which knitting plays a prominent role. Last is Vickie tying up
Loose Ends with a crocheted bookmark tutorial.