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January 2017 Volume 1/2017 WUSF TV
Mon, Jan 30

8:00 AM Sewing with Nancy "Circles Sew Simple" Sewing in circles? Create intriguing projects with a little circle magic and some free-spirited designs. Join Nancy and guest Donna Fenske as they stitch quilts with head-turning simple circle techniques. Learn to make a Scrappy Orange Peel quilt-no tedious backing and binding-a Crazy for Circles quilt with chic circle appliques, a Wedding Ring quilt stitched in circles, and more. Express yourself using these momentous new circle concepts!

8:30 AM It's Sew Easy "Stylish Home" Your home reflects who you are. Using an easy smocking technique, sewing enthusiast Cheryl Sleboda makes colorful, patterned pillows to showcase her style. Blogger Heather Valentine combines unusual materials to create a handy caddy for her studio. With hand-dyed wool and nubby fibers, author Lisa Shepard Stewart stitches a lush wall-hanging.

9:00 AM Beads, Baubles and Jewels "Get In Shape with Leather" Shape up with leather. Mixed media artist Candie Cooper transforms leather into contemporary jewelry designs with paint, tassels and found objects. Then, she works out by painting leather cuffs and adding druzy beads. She cools down with super-simple designs to make and wear anytime - anywhere.

Tue, Jan 31

8:00 AM Sewing with Nancy "Magic Inch Quilts, Part 1" Learn the secret of piecing small strips of fabric into larger section to create clever, improvisational quilts that will delight both beginner and veteran quilters. Nancy and her guests, Bill Kerr and Weeks Ringle of Modern Quilt Studio, will teach clever use of color and simple piecing techniques. Prepare to be inspired!

8:30 AM Quilting Arts "Focus On Stitching" When a creative urge strikes, grab a needle and thread and go with it. Quilt story-teller Lorie Hancock McCown uses fabrics, lace and thread to stitch her stories. Fiber artist Lea McComas brings life to compelling images using stitched lines for maximum impact.

9:00 AM Fit 2 Stitch "Great Ez Sewing Styles for Everyone" Learn about some wardrobe choices in fitted clothing, with simple patterns that sew quickly and fit well.

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