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August 2016 Volume 8/2016 WUSF TV
Mon, Aug 22

8:00 AM Sewing with Nancy "Cabin Fever Quilts, Part 1" Easily make modern quilt blocks from the traditional Log Cabin quilt blocks. Just as architecture has
changed from the original log cabin homes to our modern 21st century homes, quilting has made the
same transition. Nancy and guest Natalia Bonner, a self-proclaimed quilting addict, take a fresh
approach to quilting, using dramatic colors and sleek lines.

8:30 AM It's Sew Easy "Tutorials on the Classics"
Our experts show some of their insider tips for garment construction. First is sewing expert Linda
Lee with a lesson on sewing with knits and pucker free hems. Angela Wolf is next with a Little Black
Dress segment and how to deal with zippers that are just too long for your garment. Finally, Cindy
Hogan demonstrates the way the professionals cut machine embroidered designs for applique.

9:00 AM Beads, Baubles and Jewels "Boho Chic Made Easy" Tassels add movement, color and style. Blogger and designer Molly Schaller adds Boho style to her
designs with tassels she makes from fibers and leather. In Katie's Beading Lesson, Candie Cooper
creates chunky designs using marbleized wood beads that teens and tweens love.

Tue, Aug 23

8:00 AM Sewing with Nancy "Cabin Fever Quilts, Part 2" Discover tricks of modern quilting inspired by the traditional Log Cabin block. You might think that
Log Cabin quilt blocks are very predictable-red center block with dark fabric strips added to one
side and light strips added to the other. Nancy and guest Natalia Bonner, a modern quilt designer
help you discover that with an unconventional approach the expected turns imaginative!

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 "The Skirt" Peggy interviews a designer and pattern maker. Then, she demonstrates the basics for creating a half
circle skirt..

Wed, Aug 24

8:00 AM Sewing with Nancy "Change Up Patchwork, Part 1" Create different quilt designs from a 4-patch block by changing dimensions and color. Nancy starts
this mini-series with a basic quilt block, the time-honored 4-patch design, and details the piecing
techniques. Then watch as she changes it up, adjusting the sizes of the 4-patch design and working
with modern color options. The results are dramatic, yet the sewing techniques are the same. This is
an ideal series for beginner quilters.

8:30 AM It's Sew Easy "Fit and Flare" A classic style sometimes can use a change whether for fashion or fit. Fit expert Kathleen Cheetham
teaches how to create a back yoke on a blouse to eliminate multiple darts or change to a more casual
look. Then, it's a lesson on sleeves for your Little Black Dress with Angela Wolf. Finally, Gretchen
Hirsch alters a favorite pattern by adding a flounce for a fashion flare.

9:00 AM Sew It All "Good Timing, Stephanie Chan" Combine applique with buttons and trim to create a cute pillow that helps kids learn to tell time.

Thu, Aug 25

8:00 AM Sewing with Nancy "Change Up Patchwork, Part 2" Make a Square Within a Square quilt block; then vary the fabric sizes for creative options. Learn to
make a Square Within a Square block the traditional way; then change the mix, varying the length of
the fabric pieces to stitch a Rectangle Within a Rectangle and a modern Floating Square block. All
blocks and quilt designs are made with Nancy's signature streamline quilting techniques.

8:30 AM Fons & Porter's Love of Quilting "Folk Dance" There are dozens of "traditional" quilt block designs. This episode features a quilt that uses one of
those blocks - the Fons & Porter Pickle Dish Template Set makes the cutting and piecing of this block
more enjoyable. Mary and Marianne Fons will guide you through the construction of the block, with
tips that make your patchwork trouble-free.

9:00 AM Knit and Crochet Now! "Terrific T-Shirts" The Butterfly Tee is up next, with Lena showing you how to knit this special project, and lastly the
Stripes and Short Rows scarf.

Fri, Aug 26

8:00 AM Sewing with Nancy "Change Up Patchwork, Part 3" Make a 9-patch block; then change fabric sizes to show artistic options. Nancy shows you the basics
of stitching the versatile 9-patch quilt block, and then she details how to take a fresh approach
toward assembling the block to change it up! Modify the size of the fabric strips, use fabric scraps
to make a vintage quilt, or change the color to provide artistic options.

8:30 AM Quilt In A Day "Quatrefoil & Cups and Saucers" Flying Geese blocks are made from squares.

9:00 AM Knitting Daily "Charity Knitting" Give new meaning to your knitting with projects that are perfect for charity. First, Laura Zander
creates a cozy, hat that's great for giving. Then, meet Mary Colucci from Warm Up America! and learn
how you can get involved in charity knitting and crochet. Next, Tanis shares the love with some tools
of the trade that have heart. We finish with designer Julia Madill and how to crochet a versatile
square motif that can be used for so many charity projects.

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