Sewing Newsletter (Page 4)
|March 2015||Volume 3/2015||WUSF TV|
|Monday, Mar 23|
8:00 AM Sewing with Nancy " Copy Cat Patterns, Part 2" Copy your favorite garment and make stylish personalized changes. Nancy illustrates how to prepare a pattern from a purchased garment and add enhanced details. Learn how to transfer darts, pockets, tucks or gathers, pleats, collars and collar stays, and raglan sleeves. Using Nancy's technique, you'll develop a pattern that reproduces the style or fit of your best-loved garment.
8:30 AM It's Sew Easy "Recreate" Simple finished items are the base for today's projects. Our experts give them some added pizzazz. Eileen Roche starts out with a simple tee shirt - add some embroidery and it begins an amazing infinity scarf. Then, Joanne Banko has the secrets for embellishing a plain sheer wrap and turning it into a fabulous accent.
9:00 AM Beads, Baubles and Jewels "Meaningful Gifts and Talismans" Artist Catherine Bickford presents ideas for meaningful gifts, including the symbolism of color and
design motifs. Catherine discusses the meaning and symbolism behind various design motifs and
materials. She shows how to combine themes, materials, techniques and motifs to create a talisman
necklace that has significance and well-wishes for the recipient. Fair trade beaded bangles are
featured on Katie's Beading Lesson.
|Tuesday, Mar 24|
8:00 AM Sewing with Nancy "Sew Serendipity, Part 1" Add pizzazz to your wardrobe with unexpected combinations of fabric, style, and techniques. Kay
Whitt, author and designer, joins Nancy to create a dynamic duo as they share winning ways of
combining fabrics, clever designs, and friendly techniques. Think outside the box as you learn ways
of teaming appliqued ruching, invisible zippers, and ruffling with streamlined patterns and unusual
9:00 AM Fit 2 Stitch "Jeans - Fit to Make You Slim" Jeans are all the rage, from casual to dressy. Master how to get a proper fit on today's show.
|Wednesday, Mar 25|
8:00 AM Sewing with Nancy "Sew Serendipity, Part 2" Discover how to change a pattern with simple styling into something extraordinary with simple
modifications. Nancy and designer Kay Whitt begin with patterns with streamlined styling, and then
they blend them with interesting combinations of fabrics and techniques. Adding details like rose
accents, double collars, two-sided fabrics, simple tabs, and faux fur makes the finished results
anything but ordinary.
9:00 AM Sew It All "Best Dressed, Denise Wild" Learn tips and techniques for stitching a chic sheath dress.
|Thursday, Mar 26|
8:00 AM Sewing with Nancy "Machine Needle Felting, Part 1" Use simplified felting, shading, and hand embroidery techniques to create fiber art. Fiber artist
Isabella Hoffman joins Nancy in showing how to creatively incorporate felting, shading and blending,
and hand embroidery skills for a fiber art masterpiece. Machine felting makes the project quick,
while fabric marker shading techniques and hand embroidery give it personality.
9:00 AM Knit and Crochet Now! "Lacy Shawls" Jenny King demonstrates her beautiful crochet Blue Lagoon Shawl-perfect for many occasions. Caryl
Piere's knit Rhea Capelet is next with Kristin. Lena shows how to make a Tunisian Scarf.
|Friday, Mar 27|
8:00 AM Sewing with Nancy "Machine Needle Felting, Part 2" Embellish your felting with fabric markers and easy embroidery techniques. Isabella Hoffman, a fiber
artist and machine felting expert, joins Nancy to showcase and teach the techniques she uses for her
embellished felting. Machine felting, shading with fabric markers, and hand embroidery, as well as
the 3D techniques she has developed, make her work come to life.
9:00 AM Knitting Daily "Playtime Knits" It's time to play! Author Elizabeth Green Musselman knits a kid-approved Ninja back pack. Artist
Taylor Hart shares her whimsical crocheted taxidermy and the Dolly Mamas knit a furry friend for a
good cause. Tanis Gray teaches the puffy Canterbury Bells stitch and Vickie Howell shows how to