Sewing Newsletter (Page 4)


August 2014
Volume 8/2014


Monday, August 18

8:00 - 9:30 AM Sewing with Nancy "Sew Amazing Scarves"
Join host Nancy Zieman as she demonstrates making 20 stylish, fun to wear, yet easy to make scarves
suited for all seasons and all ages, with most using one yard or less fabric and less than an hour of
sewing time. Nancy shares tips that save time, simplify construction, make sewing more enjoyable, and
achieve professional results. Part 1: Sew easy scarves with amazing style using one yard or less
fabric. Nancy shows how to finish edges of a fashionable "O" Sew Easy scarf, create double layer
scarves, and add pendants and jewels to scarves to create smart and chic accessories. Learn easy
sewing and serging techniques and creative draping ideas. Part 2: Combine minimal fabric and a little
creativity to make fashionable scarves. Join Nancy as she shows how to create textured scarves in a
matter of minutes using a few knots and a little sewing. Learn to make a Knot Your Average Scarf,
20-Minute Scarf, S-Curve Scarf, Flirty Scarf, and All Knotted Up Scarf. Explore new and innovative
techniques that are perfect for making scarves. Part 3: Learn a potpourri of amazing techniques for
making scarves for all occasions. Nancy incorporates her famous wrapped corner in making scarves, she
shares tips for using elastic thread for easy shirring, she offers ideas for adding embroidery, and
she shows how to fringe fabrics to add unique accents. Create easy scarves that are chic, stylish,
and fun to wear.

Friday, August 22

8:00 AM Sewing with Nancy "Amish Quilts, Part 2" Explore the link between Amish culture and artistic quilting. Klaudeen Hansen's knowledge of Amish
culture is apparent as she presents detailed information about Amish quilting patterns along with
traditions of Amish life. She and Nancy teach the basics of making a unique Amish postcard quilt
using solid colors and geometric shapes to capture the spirit characteristic of Amish designs.

8:30 AM Quilt In A Day "Garden Walk" The shortages of the 1930's drew people together to share with each other. There's no shortage of
easy techniques in this lovely pieced block, also known as "Fifty-Four Forty or Fight.

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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