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November 2015 Volume 11/2015 WUSF TV
Monday, Nov 23

8:00 AM Sewing with Nancy "Upcycled Shirts, Part 2" Use a touch of ingenuity to give new life to outdated shirts. Create easy upcycled shirts from old
classics with expert advice from designer Donna Fenske and Nancy. Make a quick turn-around shirt by
switching the front to the back and vice versa-a great pullover! Add some ribbon or zipper trim, slim
shaping with tucks and ties, make it feminine with easy fabric ruffles, and lots more.

8:30 AM It's Sew Easy "The Gift of Sewing"
Share your sewing style with your friends. Marie Zinno is the first designer and custom embroidery
expert. She shares a favorite house warming gift of personalized towels and ribbon. Next, Eileen
Roche has the perfect way to dress up shoes with embroidery. Finally, we finish up with the finale to
the custom jacket with Angela Wolf. All that's left is the buttons!

9:00 AM Beads, Baubles and Jewels "Custom Creations" Store bought materials can save time but sometimes you need to make it from scratch to get just what
you want. All of these designers subscribe to the idea of personalizing as much as possible,
beginning with stitch pro, Jean Campbell. She shows several tips and techniques for keeping right
angle weave clean, neat, and strong with the beads sitting at perfect angles. Then, syndee holt shows
how to make your own cabochon. Next, the workshop lesson is on illusion necklaces. Finally peruse
some beautiful lampwork beads custom made from various artists with Kerry Bogert to give pieces that
custom look.

Tuesday, Nov 24

8:00 AM Sewing with Nancy "Easy Reversible Aprons-Everyday 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!

8:30 AM Quilting Arts "Hot Stuff" It's all about hot stuff with fusing, shrinking and foiling. Joan Shay shows how to make a gorgeous
3-D butterfly using fusible applique. Liz Kettle uses heat shrinking thread for fabulous textural
effects. Susan Brubaker Knapp creates bold metallic designs on fabric with iron-on foils.

9:00 AM Fit 2 Stitch "Casual Dinners and Dates" Learn to create fashionable jumpsuit by combining basic pattern pieces. Vary the fabrics and details
to make other trendy fashions for casual dinners out.

Wednesday, Nov 25

8:00 AM Sewing with Nancy "Easy Reversible Aprons-Everyday 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.

8:30 AM It's Sew Easy " Little Black Dress" This season is all about the classics and features the Little Black Dress. Angela Wolf has an
extended lesson on choosing the fabric and silhouette for you own little black (or any color you
like) dress and sewing darts. Then, fit expert Peggy Sager demonstrates several variations of the
classic sheath dress plus jackets using the basic dress pattern.

9:00 AM Sew It All "Pickup Artist Skirt, Melissa Mora" Create a special occasion skirt that's simple to sew and easy to wear.

Thursday, Nov 26

8:00 AM Sewing with Nancy "30-Minute Doll Clothes, 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 Fons & Porter's Love of Quilting "Leather and Lavender Tote" A great way to take your quilting with you is to create this fabulous tote that incorporates leather
into the design.

9:00 AM Knit and Crochet Now! "Let's Have A Party" Drew, The Crochet Dude, makes a special visit and shows how to crochet a Banner and then make a Party
Gift Tag. Kristin shows the knit version of the Banner and the Party Gift Tag. A beautiful Filet
Crochet Scarf is a must have, and Lena will show you how.

Friday, Nov 27

8:00 AM Sewing with Nancy "30-Minute Doll Clothes, Part 2" 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.

8:30 AM Quilt In A Day "Twin Sisters" Eleanor makes a challenging looking quilt simple with two blocks emerging from one set of strips.

9:00 AM Knitting Daily "Shape Up" Consider the ins and out of sleeve constructions. In the Getting Started segment, Eunny Jang looks at
the shape of sleeves and what to consider when choosing one over another. Then, designer and author
Vicki Square is back for the second part of the Tesserae knit-along. Learn how to shape the armhole
while working in pattern stitch. On this episode's Yarn Spotlight, expert Clara Parkes and Eunny talk
about how the blending of fibers and how twist contributes to the overall appeal of a yarn. Finally,
Eunny wraps up with a Quick Tip for knitting two sleeves at the same time, both flat and in the

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