Sewing Newsletter (Page 4)
|June 2013||Volume 6/2013||WUSF TV|
|Monday, June 24|
8:00 AM Sewing with Nancy "Easy Reversible Aprons-Everday and Elegant, Part 1"
Waist-tie aprons are an easy in-vogue wardrobe addition for daytime
or evening hostess events. Nancy and guest designer Mary Mulari
highlight features from several of Mary's apron designs. Make
practical aprons for hanging laundry and gardening, or create other
vintage styles that incorporate appliques, rick rack, and tie-shaped
wedges-all are reversible! Four apron styles, including a child's
apron, ideal for daughter or granddaughter, are featured!
9:00 AM Beads, baubles & Jewels "Dangles and Drops"
Add eye catching movement and dimensional interest to jewelry designs
with a variety of dangle and drop styles. First is Kerry Bogert with a
technique using wire and resin together to form unique dangles. Then,
Molly Schaller demonstrates a necklace featuring drop beads with jump
rings. Next, it's a workshop lesson on making basic but beautiful
dangles and drops. Last is Melinda Barta showing how to create unique
dangles from seed beads and caps.
|Tuesday, June 25|
8:00 AM Sewing with Nancy "Easy Reversible Aprons-Everday and Elegant, Part 2"
Upgrade your cooking and serving attitude with a festive reversible
apron. Nancy's guest, Mary Mulari, has designed some new aprons in her
signature reversible style. She and Nancy show how to make three full
flair apron styles that include colorful appliqued pockets, grommets,
rick rack, detachable accents, and more. The styles definitely have a
split personality, with one side for everyday tasks and the reverse
side to host an elegant occasion.
9:00 AM Martha's Sewing Room "Baby Puffing"
Round yoke daygown embellished with baby puffing; Sew Quick, Sew Easy
credit card case, Sew Easy Stabilizing segment on tips and tricks for
stress-free embroidery; Heirloom Quilting with free-motion stitching.
Guests: Connie Palmer, Kay Brooks, Nina McVeigh.
|Wednesday, June 26|
8:00 AM Sewing with Nancy "30-Minute Doll Cloths, Part 1" Turn an 18" doll into a "fashionista" by sewing coordinating outfits
made quickly and easily. Author and designer Joan Hinds teams up with
Nancy to sew a versatile collection of clothes for 18" dolls, each
sewn in 30 minutes or less. They reveal secrets for easy flat
construction, no-hassle gathering, quick zigzagged elastic, lace hems,
fun fusible applique, and much more. Create gathered skirts, leggings,
camisoles, and dresses for everyday and special occasions.
8:30 AM It's Sew Easy "Mom and Grandma Are Busy - Kids and Baby" The first child or grandchild is often the motivation for reviving sewing or a first sewing project. Rebecca Cornell and Christy Howden, young moms and pattern designers, open the show with felting techniques for a fun toy. Next, Tricia Waddell and Katrina Loving have a mom friendly tip for reinforcing seams for heavy wear on stuffed animals and clothing. Then, Sheree Schattenmann creates a simple duvet for a baby's room. Angela Wolf wraps up the show and the first season of It's Sew Easy showing how to distress jeans for a fashion look suitable for kids, teens, and moms.
9:00 AM Sew It All "Material World, Josephine Kimberling" Explore the world of fabric design from an artist's perspective.
|Thursday, June 27|
8:00 AM Sewing with Nancy "30-Minute Doll Cloths, Part 2" Make an easy quilt Little girl's gifts in minutes-sew a simple mix and match 18" doll
wardrobe. Nancy and designer Joan Hinds create quick 18" doll clothes
that are simple enough for beginning sewers. Learn to sew pants, vests,
T-shirts, jumpers, and nightgowns for playtime to bedtime ensembles.
Each takes 30 minutes or less to sew. Nancy and Joan demonstrate using
fusible trims and hems, simple serged edges, bias necklines, ruffled
armholes, and lots more.
9:00 AM Knit and Crochet Now! "Gifts" Handmade gifts are perfect for any occasion. Robyn will show how to
make a thread necklace designed by Susan Lowman and Kristin will show
how to make a cable stitch tablet case designed by Cheryl Murray. This
week we will show how to finish up the afghan square of the week.
|Friday, June 28|
8:00 AM Sewing with Nancy "Serger Workshop, Part 1" Learn serger basics and make samples of the most used serger stitches in this workbook style class. Serger expert Pam Mahshie joins Nancy to teach you how to serge knit seams, chain stitch patchwork, serge wrapped corners, serge decorative edges, and more-all in a serger workshop you can attend in the comfort of your home. Test drive a Cording Foot and an Elastic Foot for your serger using an easy 3- or 4- thread overlock stitch.
8:30 AM Quilt In A Day "North Star Block" Strip Piecing was never easier.
9:00 AM Knitting Daily "Unusally Unique" We celebrate the unusually unique aspects of knit. We begin with a
tutorial on Andean colorwork's scalloped edging. Eunny demonstrates
this technique for an unique flair that you can add to your own
designs. Next, knitwear designer Kristen TenDyke takes a look at her
finish-free knits with a demonstration on a neat i-cord element that
she adds to her knitted pullover design. Then, on Yarn Spotlight,
Clara Parkes and Eunny are surrounded by luxury as they look at
luxurious yarns made from muskox and silk. Worth every penny of luxury,
these yarns are one-of-a-kind and work well for various small projects.
Finally, Eunny wraps up today's episode with a fun technique of