Sewing Newsletter (Page 4)
|October 2014||Volume 10/2014||WUSF TV|
|Monday, Oct 20|
8:00 - 9:30 AM Sewing with Nancy "Nancy Zieman's Sewing A to Z, Part 3" Boost your sewing and quilting skills by learning the ABC's of these creative arts. Join Nancy as she continues the sewing journey through her favorite tips and techniques. In this final show of the series on Sewing A to Z, Nancy demonstrates techniques from S-Z. Attaching Snaps, Topstitching, Understitching, sewing Vinyl, making Wrapped Corners, preparing Yo-yos, and inserting Zippers are featured.
8:30 AM It's Sew Easy "Dress Up Your Wardrobe" We expand our view of classics by adding surface embellishments to personalize your garment. Cindy Hogan makes appliques from embroidery to add detail to any garment. Then, it's our next lesson in the Little Black Dress from Angela Wolf and different seam finishes including the Hong Kong. Last is embroidery expert Eileen Roche and easy dress embroidery for beautiful style.
9:00 AM Beads, Baubles and Jewels "Spiral It" Spiral it, wear it and love it. Spirals are an ancient symbol with many interpretations that work
beautifully for your jewelry designs. Create a spiral knot pendant necklace, learn spiral herringbone
stitch with Jean Campbell, and meet Laura Timmons for an ultra suede bracelet with rose pin
|Tuesday, Oct 21|
8:00 AM Sewing with Nancy "Art Quilts-Fusible Collage Workshop, Part 1" Be inspired to create a vibrant fusible fabric collage-an art quilt with character! Fiber artists
Laura Wasilowski and Frieda Anderson join Nancy to share their nature inspired artwork with a
workbook approach-one technique at a time. Learn to use bright patterned collages for backgrounds,
incorporating weaving, braiding, bias strips, and free form pieces in these small projects. A new
approach to using fusibles makes these art quilts that incorporate raw edge applique very easy to
9:00 AM Fit 2 Stitch "Contemporary Pants" All pants are not the same! Learn about contemporary options of a lower waistline and contoured
|Wednesday, Oct 22|
8:00 AM Sewing with Nancy "Art Quilts-Fusible Collage Workshop, Part 2" Make it artsy! Learn novel embellishing that's super simple for fusible collage art quilts. In the
second episode of this workshop class, fiber artists Laura Wasilowski and Frieda Anderson and Nancy
teach you to embellish your art quilts with hand embroidery, decorative machine stitches, and
whimsical stippling. They show how to add elegant borders and wrapped bindings using decorative
rotary blades for cutting.
9:00 AM Sew It All "Working with Wool, Katrina Walker" Learn the ins and outs of wool, plus make several upscale pillows.
|Thursday, Oct 23|
8:00 AM Sewing with Nancy "Grandmother's One-Patch Quilts, Part 1" Super-size grandmother's quilt templates for fast and fun one-patch quilting. Nancy explores
traditional quilt blocks such as the time-honored tumbler. She updates the tumbler block using a
super-sized template to extend block size from four to ten inches in length-and it's speedy to
stitch! Fabrics make a huge difference in the design, and Nancy shows some contemporary variations.
9:00 AM Knit and Crochet Now! "It's A Wrap"
Maggie will demonstrate how to knit a pattern stitch wrap in a quick chunky yarn, designed by Meghan
Jones, and Ellen will go through the steps of making a wonderful crochet tunic by Jo'Elle Gallo. The
square this week is a knit Bowknot.
|Friday, Oct 24|
8:00 AM Sewing with Nancy " Grandmother's One-Patch Quilts, Part 2" A faux-hexagon is the secret to Nancy's super-sized honeycomb design. Nancy transforms hexagon
blocks, such as those used in Grandmother's Flower Garden, into super-sized blocks created without
any "Y" seams-just simple straight stitching. Make Grandmother's dramatic dahlia or a super-sized
bouquet. These sensational quilts are easy to make using Nancy's faux-hexagon technique.
9:00 AM Knitting Daily "Open Work" Open up to open work. First, is Toronto designer Julia Madill and her drop stitch top with unique
T-construction. Then Vickie visits with Sarah White in the Space to Space segment. Next, Tanis Gray
has fun new items that lend themselves to lace. Last is crochet editor Marcy Smith and a lesson on
different open work crochet techniques.