Sewing Newsletter (Page 5)

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May 2015 Volume 5/2015 WUSF TV
Mon, May 25

8:00 AM Sewing with Nancy "Jackets for Real People, Part 1"
Discover professional interfacing secrets that add fashionable dimension to a jacket. Designer and
sewing legend Pati Palmer joins Nancy for a 2-part series on sewing a designer jacket. In this first
program, learn the latest in interfacing to sew an Armani-style jacket. In jacket making, it's what's
inside that counts!

8:30 AM It's Sew Easy " The Me Decade - The 1970s"
The Energy Crisis, inflation and the gas shortage ushered in the 1970's. There were no fashion
"rules". Styles and influences came from all over the world as each individual created a personal
style. Sewing expert Angela Wolf shows how to make a fashionable, updated peasant blouse with today's
Boho look. Embroidery expert Marie Zinno adds colorful embroidery to jeans to give them unique
fashion flair.

9:00 AM Beads, Baubles and Jewels "Learn How to Viking Knit" Stephanie Eddy shares some of her secrets about Viking knitting - making a bracelet and ways to add
beads to Viking knit. Katie has some special tips for making stretchy bracelets more durable in her
Beading Lesson.

Tue, May 26

8:00 AM Sewing with Nancy "Jackets for Real People, Part 2" Construct a lined jacket with ease-21st century style. Pati Palmer, designer and celebrated sewing
instructor, joins Nancy to share her tips on a no-fail welt pocket, "bagging a lining technique,"
easy mitered vents, and much more. Streamline the process of making a fashionable jacket with these
innovative ideas.

8:30 AM Quilting Arts "Pins and Pinning" There is more to pins and pinning than you think. Amy Ellis covers the facts about all different
kinds of pins and tells how and when to use them. Then, Angela Pingel pieces Drunkard's Path blocks
using a single pin and makes seams disappear. Really!

9:00 AM Fit 2 Stitch "10 All Time Best Sewing Tips"

Pack your bags for your sewing road trip with the 10 all-time best sewing tips to make sewing faster,
easier and better.

Wed, May 27

8:00 AM Sewing with Nancy "Innovative Bags & Totes, Part 1" Design smart and innovative bags by making easy changes to your pattern. Add a strap variation, work
with a palette of fat quarters, use gathers and ruching accents for piping, plus more. You'll learn
ways to make a bag with panache for a fraction of the cost of a designer bag.

8:30 AM It's Sew Easy "Dress It Up" Angela Wolf, couture expert, teaches techniques for working with silk dupioni to create an elegant
party look. Next is an exciting new feature with editor Eileen Roche, clothing tattoos-machine
embroidery for the contemporary sewer. The first clothing tattoo in the series is a vine motif on the
sleeve of a t-shirt. Last, Gretchen Hirsch demonstrates how to add boning to a strapless dress.

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.

Thu, May 28

8:00 AM Sewing with Nancy "Innovative Bags & Totes, Part 2" Use savvy techniques for both decorative and functional changes to your bag patterns. Tweak your bag
patterns to make them more innovative. Learn a smocking technique achieved with yo-yo makers, add a
secure zipper closure to an open-top tote, change your bag into a backpack, or add a drawcord top to
your tote. Make any of these unique changes for a new look to your bags and totes..

8:30 AM Fons & Porter's Love of Quilting "Random Acts of Happy" This modern version of an antique "crazy quilt" is sure to inspire. Update the color palette and fall
in love with the simplicity and freedom of crazy quilting.

9:00 AM Knit and Crochet Now! "Baby Dress-Up" Learn to work duplicate stitch to embellish a chunky knitted vest with Kristen Nicholas. Ellen
Gormely crochets a party dress that will please any little princess. And Brett Bara crochets the
Midnight Snowballs scarf using two colors of chunky yarn.

Friday, May 29

8:00 AM Sewing with Nancy "Sew Techie Covers, Part 1"
Make a personalized cover for your e-tablet or paper tablet. Learn how to sew covers for your
electronic devices and paper tablets using templates or commercial patterns. Then embellish them with
applique, quilting, techie circles, undercover stitching accents, plus more. With Nancy's expert
guidance, your personalized cover is fast, fabulous, and fun to make.

8:30 AM Quilt In A Day "Crossing Pathways Quilt" Through the stitches of Eleanor's life she has crossed many pathways. Stay on Eleanor's "light" path
and visit friends along the way.

9:00 AM Knitting Daily "No-Needles Knits"
You don't always need needles to knit. Today on Knitting Daily, Isela Phelps demonstrates the
knitting loom and shows how to make a mitered-square blanket. Then, Stitch Diva Jennifer Hansen chats
online about her new favorite tool, the lucet. Next, weaver Stephanie Flynn Sokolov introduces
knitters to basic loom weaving with an easy scarf. Then, on Tools of the Trade, Tanis shows us more
cool no-needles-needed products. On Loose Ends, host Vickie Howell invites viewers to join the latest
craze with a demonstration of arm knitting.


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