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September 2016 Volume 9/2016 WUSF TV
 
Mon, Sep 19

8:00 AM Sewing with Nancy "Fearless Quilting Finishes, Part 2" Finish up those stashed quilts with simple layering and quilting techniques and...no stress. Nancy
takes the "ouch" out of finishing quilt tops-fearless and fun! Start by layering and pinning (or
fusing) , then learn easy no-fear quilting options, basic to creative, and all done on your sewing
machine-no hand sewing. Quilt layers by stitching in the ditch, "decorative tie" stitches, or
fearless stippling.

8:30 AM It's Sew Easy "The Stylish Girl"
Kids like to create their own style. Designer Carla Macklin sews a super-cute, versatile vest for
boys or girls. In the style tip, sewing educator Deb Barcello shows an easy way to make a narrow hem.
Fashion designer Angela Wolf gives a professional finish to knit hems and Deb Barcello returns to
make a fun and sassy circle skirt.

9:00 AM Beads, Baubles and Jewels "Connecting The Elemwnts" Bend and shape your style with wire. Author and designer Brenda Schweder uses a jig to wrangle wire
into repeating shapes to create a cool necklace. In Katie's Beading Lesson, Candie Cooper uses sea
glass and cool findings to create a hip bolo necklace. Teens and tweens will love mixing leather cord
with chains for extra style.

Tue, Sep 20

8:00 AM Sewing with Nancy "Fearless Quilting Finishes, Part 3" Are your stashed quilts "in a bind?" Overcome the fear of applying binding with Nancy's easy methods.
Learn how to cut and apply traditional binding and binding for unique shapes (curves, hexagons, and
more) including effortless mitered corners. Plus, Nancy shares ideas for using prepackaged binding
with perfect results.

8:30 AM Quilting Arts "Go Big Or Go Home" Enlarge a design to express its importance. Quilt artist Cathy Wiggins creates whole cloth quilts
with leather. Susan Carlson tells how she made a large and ferocious collage in the life-size image
of a 20-foot crocodile. Mixed media artist Jane Davila creates printing blocks and shares tips for
planning motif repeats.

9:00 AM Fit 2 Stitch "10 All Time Best Sewing Tips" Pack your bags for your sewing road trip with the 10 all-time best sewing tips to make sewing faster,
easier and better.

Wed, Sep 21

8:00 AM Sewing with Nancy "Hobo Totes - Casual to Classic" Showcase creative options on a basic tote that's roomy and simple to make. Nancy starts with tote
basics and adds variety with fabric, trim, and techniques. She adds belt loops to hold a partial belt
or a scarf for interest. Pre-quilted fabric makes a speedy serged bag, and faux sheepskin warrants
new sewing techniques. Finishing tips, like attaching legs and adding a hanging snap, are handy
options for other bags.

8:30 AM It's Sew Easy "Styling Details" Design details make the style statement. Fashion designer Kay Whitt shows how to sew classic set-in
sleeves. In the style tip, fashion stylist Judy Kessinger installs a zipper in a new way. Sewing
educator Rebecca Kemp Brent has a tip for sewing elastic. Designer Heather Valentine adds spirit and
style to a fleece vest with color-blocking and distinctive zippers.

9:00 AM Sew It All "Quick Quillow, Stacy Schlyer" Make a soft and cuddly blanket with tips and tricks for embroidering lofty fabrics.

Thu, Sep 22

8:00 AM Sewing with Nancy "Knock Out Knits, Part 1" Use a little creativity to make stylish changes to a basic knit T-shirt. Donna Fenske, guest
designer, and Nancy create easy knit ruffles using several different methods to gather and finish
them. They accent tees using ruffles terraced on the yoke, down the front, and to complement a round
or V-neckline. These clever ruffle variations produce "knock out" T-shirt fashions that are simple to
sew, and easy on your budget.

8:30 AM Fons & Porter's Love of Quilting " Freshly Pieced Vegetables" Quilters love to find ways to surround themselves with art. The kitchen, being a place we spend a
large portion of our time, is the perfect place to show off a "little" pieced project. Mary and Kelly
Bowser will teach you techniques for paper foundation piecing that can be used for fanciful,
garden-inspired kitchen accessories.

9:00 AM Knit and Crochet Now! "Handwarmers" Drew is back to try his "hand" at knitting with the Scalloped Fingerless Gloves and Robyn shows us
her crochet Doily Wristlets. Lena demonstrates a knit Star Stitch Cowl.

Fri, Sep 23

8:00 AM Sewing with Nancy "Knock Out Knits, Part 2" Learn to make trendy flounces, ruffles, and pleats to update a basic tee. Light as a feather flounces
created with circles, soft graceful ruffled strips, and easy retro pleats are among the flattering
variations used to create upscale T-shirt fashions. Nancy and Designer Donna Fenske make stylish tees
with ease using updated techniques, a little effort, and a lot of creative know-how.

8:30 AM Quilt In A Day "Gambrel Roof Barn" Add landscaping to your Dairy Farm for a Peaceful Pasture.

9:00 AM Knitting Daily "Creature Cutenes" Learn to knit and crochet in 3-D to make stuffed creatures that are full of personality. First,
Rebecca Danger shows that getting a great looking monster or toy depends on good finishing. Then,
we'll connect Space to Space with Allison Hoffman and learn why crafty is cool. Next, is Tanis with
Tools of the Trade. Then, learn about toys that transform with creature-creator Susan B Anderson. And
Vickie has a last tip to wrap up the show.

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