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June 2015 Volume 6/2015 WUSF TV
Monday, Jun 15

8:00 AM Sewing with Nancy "Travel Gear Made Easy, Part 2" Stitch travel projects that "rock" with inspiration from Mary Mulari's ingenious creations. Author and designer Mary Mulari teams up with Nancy to make travel gear perfect for gifts or yourself. Learn the basics of making a travel trio bag set, a jewels and treats bag, a curling iron tote, a tee with secret pockets for valuables, and other travel inspired projects. Versatile designs-simple enough for beginners!

8:30 AM It's Sew Easy "Accessories" Pam Hasting combines form and function for a barrel bag that can be made in various sizes. She even has tips for starting your own business and how to make custom trim. Then, Angela Wolf's lesson is on fixing men's waistbands to expand or contract. Last, Tammy O'Connell demonstrates how to choose and install hardware for your bags.

9:00 AM Beads, Baubles and Jewels "Needle Tatting and Chainmaille" Lauren Andersen, The Chainmaille Lady has a new take on mixing other materials with chainmaille, including needle tatting and premade cuffs. Lauren also shares a tip for making your own jump rings. Katie makes a beaded cluster bracelet in her Beading Lesson.

Tuesday, Jun 16

8:00 AM Sewing with Nancy "Sewing with Nancy's 30th Anniversary Special, Part 1" Reminisce with Nancy and a studio audience as she takes you behind the scenes over the past 30 years. Nancy commemorates 30 years on TV with a trip down memory lane. She introduces her family, friends, special guests, and several coworkers in this celebratory show with old TV clips, bloopers, and more. Nancy's friend, Mary Mulari, and coworkers chitchat about crazy things that happened on and off the set over the years.

8:30 AM Quilting Arts "Find Your Inner Artist" Searching for ways to harness your creativity? Susan Brubaker Knapp talks about using photography to jumpstart your creative process. Vivika DeNegre shares some creative entries in Quilting Arts' "How Does Your Garden Grow" Challenge. And "creativity enabler" Carrie Bloomston shows ways to use an idea or prompt, such as a saying, to get started on a project.

9:00 AM Fit 2 Stitch "One Pattern - My New Wardrobe" You only need one pattern to get you where you want to go. Make a whole new wardrobe for your trip using one pattern.

Wednesday, Jun 17

8:00 AM Sewing with Nancy "Sewing with Nancy's 30th Anniversary Special, Part 2" Celebrate past and present memorable experiences with Nancy's special guests and a live TV audience. Gail Brown, Natalie Sewell, and Eileen Roche are among the special guests that reminisce with Nancy about past TV programs and their experiences then and now on Sewing With Nancy. See touching "Creative Kindness" and "Nancy's Corner" exerpts and hilarious TV clips and bloopers. Plus, hear from several of Nancy's sewing fans.

8:30 AM It's Sew Easy "Knits" Deepika Prakash starts out with a lesson on everything you need to know for sewing successfully on knits. Then, Eileen Roche shows how to make another clothing tattoo - position a butterfly at the waist of a skinny T for a casual look. Last, designer Valori Wells shows how to deconstruct a favorite t-shirt to make your own pattern that fits perfectly.

9:00 AM Sew It All "Diy Undies, Monica Bravo" Make your own cute underwear with tips for working with stretch knit.

Thursday, Jun 18

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. They decorate a variety of clothing and accessories with beads, buttons, and nontraditional trim as they do easy and clever techniques such as carefree couching, button collages, sassy sandwiching, edgy ruffles, and more.

8:30 AM Fons & Porter's Love of Quilting "Neapolitan" Block Exchanges, what are they? How do I organize one? What kinds of things should you consider? Mary Fons and Liz Porter will guide you through all the considerations and details required to set up a successful block exchange program.

9:00 AM Knit and Crochet Now! "Pretty Pocketbooks" Designer Maggie Pace takes felting to a new level with her circle handbag. Ellen Gormley shows you how to use a knitting loom to make a clutch purse. Brett Bara uses ruffle yarns to make two scarves - one knit and one crochet.

Friday, Jun 19

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 Quilt In A Day "All Star Quilts: Alex's Star" Join Eleanor on small 4" Stars done in a twinkling!

9:00 AM Knitting Daily "Fair Isle Style" Get ready to travel around the world for traditional stranded knitting styles. First Kirsten Kapur shows us Fair Isle-inspired stranded colorwork. Next, meet Jill Zielinski, AKA Kniterella, as we chat about how her graphic design career influences her colorwork knitting. On Tools of the Trade, Tanis shows us some goodies that will help you take charge of your charted colorwork. Finally, Gayle Bunn demonstrates how color work can apply to chunkier yarn with an on-trend Cowachin-influenced sweater.


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