Sewing Newsletter (Page 4)
|January 2015||Volume 1/2015||WUSF TV|
|Monday, Jan 19|
8:00 AM Sewing with Nancy "Quilt with Carefree Curves, Part 1" Create carefree curved designs without ever cutting a curve! Nancy takes the stress out of piecing traditional quilt block designs such as the Drunkard's Path, Blackbird Pie, and Mill Wheel. Learn the secret that eliminates concave and convex curves as you create easy quilt projects.
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 "Metal Stamping and Spiral Wire Wrapping" As she crafts a cuff bracelet from metal, author and instructor Lisa Niven Kelly shows how to size,
stamp and shape a bracelet for fit and fashion. Inspired by the Spirograph and string art popular in
days-gone-by, she creates a beautiful wire-wrapped pendant. In Katie's Beading Lesson, learn to make
a leather wrap bracelet.
|Tuesday, Jan 20|
8:00 AM Sewing with Nancy "Quilt with Carefree Curves, Part 2" Make traditional to super-sized quilt blocks with easy carefree curves. Tedious quilting methods are
a thing of the past! Nancy gives a facelift to timely quilt block designs such as Hearts and
Gizzards, Fan, and Wagon Wheel. Learn unconventional yet simple techniques for quilting curves, plus
options for making big, dynamic quilt blocks.
9:00 AM Fit 2 Stitch " The Skirt" Peggy interviews a designer and pattern maker. Then, she demonstrates the basics for creating a half
|Wednesday, Jan 21|
8:00 AM Sewing with Nancy "Handbags 2-Designer Knockoffs, Part 1" Love the look of designer bags, but hate the price? Embroider a "knockoff" bag for less. Tame the
trickiest tasks of stitching a designer handbag using sewing and embroidery tips from Nancy and
embroidery specialist Eileen Roche. Learn how to add grommets for function and flair. Take sewing
handbags to a new level.
9:00 AM Sew It All "Chevron Chic, Caroline Hulse" Create a fun and easy tote bag using a chevron piecing technique.
|Thursday, Jan 22|
8:00 AM Sewing with Nancy "Handbags 2-Designer Knockoffs, Part 2" Stitch a designer handbag with simply sophisticated embroidery details. Start with a rectangle of
fabric and add unique embroidery accents such as shaped corners and precisely stitched grommet holes
to make a stunning designer bag. Join Nancy and embroidery expert Eileen Roche to learn these
exciting details. Get the inside scoop on customized pockets, straps, and linings.
9:00 AM Knit and Crochet Now! "Keeping Bay Warm" Kristin shows how to knit the Sawtelle Cardigan and Ellen demonstrates the crochet Sideways Cardigan,
both from Berroco. Lena demonstrates a knit Brioche 2-color rib scarf.
|Friday, Jan 23|
8:00 AM Sewing with Nancy "Stress-Free Quilting with Machine Embroidery, Part 1" Piece perfect quilt blocks with ease using your embroidery machine. Nancy and embroidery guru Denise
Abel teach you how to piece quilt blocks using a combination of machine embroidery and techniques
borrowed from paper piecing. There's no precise measuring or cutting needed! Piece blocks by layering
fabric over guidelines that the machine stitches onto stabilizer. Perfect blocks every time!
9:00 AM Knitting Daily " In Living Color!" Today we're living in color! First, designer Annie Modesitt talks color theory and creates a vibrant
slip-stitch cowl. Then we enter the colorful world of wearable artist Nicholas James White in our
Space to Space segment. Next Laura Bryant demonstrates painting with yarn to create spectacular
effects with hand-painted fibers. On Tools of the Trade, Tanis presents tools and yarns that brighten
up to your knitting life. Finally, Vickie rambles about the bramble stitch on Loose Ends.