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September 2015 Volume 9/2015 WUSF TV
 
Monday, Sep 14

8:00 AM Sewing with Nancy "How to Sew Art, Part 1" Start with a digital photo and create an awesome quilted fabric photograph. Nancy's guest, Tammie
Bowser, award winning quilter, shares her amazing technique of transforming a digital photo into
quilted photography. Learn how to change a photo into pixels, choose fabrics by color value, and
create a unique wall hanging.

8:30 AM It's Sew Easy "Feminine Fashions In Wartime - The 1940s"
During World War II, feminine fashion took on a more masculine look. But women added feminine
touches. Joanne Banko creates embroidered lingerie. Then Heather Valentine shows how to top off boots
with a lacey cuff. Joanne Banko adds beads and trims with the pearls and sequin foot.

9:00 AM Beads, Baubles and Jewels "New Ideas for Wirework" Designer Wyatt White shows how to use a special bracelet jig to create fun and fashionable wire
bangles and custom wire components. In her Beading Lesson, Katie braids knitted wire tubing and
strings it together with stones and fibers to make a chunky multi-strand necklace..

Tuesday, Sep 15

8:00 AM Sewing with Nancy "How to Sew Art, Part 2" Add the finishing touches to a gorgeous photograph wall hanging. During this second episode with
guest Tammie Bowser, learn how to put the finishing touches on a quilted photograph wall hanging.
Also, learn how to improve your design by using specific fabric values and positioning of the fabric
pieces in an random manner.

8:30 AM Quilting Arts "Super Cute!" Learn Julie Creus' clever way to turn fabric and interfacing into a folding gift box perfect for
money, gift cards, or love notes! Carrie Bloomston builds a fabric collage that preserves a child's
special piece of artwork. Margie Ullery teaches fusing basics while making a cute wall hanging.

9:00 AM Fit 2 Stitch "Graduations and Celebrations" No matter what the season, there is sure to be a party going on. Peggy shows how to look and feel
great for any occasion in a pretty print dress.

Wednesday, Sep 16

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.

8:30 AM It's Sew Easy "The 1950s Revisited" Figure-hugging, fitted bodices and full skirts defined 1950s fashion. Peggy Sagers adds French darts
to a top for a perfect fit. Pearl Krush creates the iconic poodle skirt for an 18" fashion doll and
Joanne Banko uses the couching and braiding feet to add style and color to a tote bag.

9:00 AM Sew It All " Fit to a V, Morgan & Matthew Meredith" Learn about menswear sewing and construct an everyday V-neck top.

Thursday, Sep 17

8:00 AM Sewing with Nancy "Innovative Bags & Totes, Part 2" The magic is in changing basic patterns to easy stylish designs with a spark of originality Mary
Brooks Picken's idea from the 1920s to "take what's given and add a spark of originality" is the
concept Nancy and Amy Barickman use in this program. They transform a cardigan into several styles,
mix and match features of a magic dress with new sleeve options, and add unique closures and pockets
to a coat pattern for carefree styling.

8:30 AM Fons & Porter's Love of Quilting "Quilted Scallop Pillow" That mini quilt with loads of charm can become a decorative pillow in a few quick steps. With a few
unique touches and trim you can create a one of a kind home accent. Mary and her guest Lindsay Wilkes
will present quick and easy ways to stitch and embellish a pillow project.

9:00 AM Knit and Crochet Now! "Vests for Baby Sweaters" Knit a colorful Slip Stitch Vest with Amy Herzog and make a simple pullover Crochet Baby Vest with
Marly Bird. Brett Bara demonstrates the Entrelac Crochet scarf.

Friday, Sep 18

8:00 AM Sewing with Nancy "Sew Techie Covers, Part 1" Make a personalized cover for your e-tablet or paper tablet. Learn how to sew covers for your
electronic devices and paper tablets using templates or commercial patterns. Then embellish them with
applique, quilting, techie circles, undercover stitching accents, plus more. With Nancy's expert
guidance, your personalized cover is fast, fabulous, and fun to make.

8:30 AM Quilt In A Day "Airplane Block and Propeller" Two traditional blocks are combined to recognize the efforts of the WASP, the Women's Airforce
Service Pilots, who flew every mission the male pilots flew except combat.

9:00 AM Knitting Daily "Accessorize It!" Accessories create the look! Dorinda Balanecki incorporates beautiful crystal buttons for a touch of
glitz. Shelby Allaho shares her love of crocheted accessories, and editor Louisa Demmitt show how to
make warm, stylish mittens. Tanis Gray adds texture with the oyster stitch. Vickie Howell shares a
stranding technique to make a cozy cowl.

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