Sewing Newsletter (Page 5)
|April 2014||Volume 4/2014||WUSF TV|
|Monday, April 28|
8:00 AM Sewing with Nancy "Fresh from the Clothesline: Quilts and Small Projects, Part 2" Learn to add a touch of nostalgia to fresh new quilting projects. Quilting doesn't always refer to "bed quilts." Join Nancy and guest Darlene Zimmerman for innovative ways to use reproduction fabrics and designs, 1930s-1940s inspired, to quickly stitch 21st century projects.
8:30 AM It's Sew Easy "Garment Construction Tips" Start with good construction for a stylish and successful sewing project. The first segment features couture designer Angela Wolf showing techniques for sewing on knits - giving a basic t-shirt a personal touch. Next, Tricia Waddell demonstrates the importance of stay stitching and under stitching. The last segment is with pattern designer Gina Moorhead using ruching, exposed zippers, and patch pockets to update existing garments or change a pattern.
9:00 AM Beads, Baubles and Jewels "Pleasing Patterns" There are many different ways to achieve beautiful finished designs; one of the most important is
creating a pleasing pattern. Learn how various types of patterns can help assemble gorgeous designs.
First is Jackie Truty, a metal clay expert. She uses copper and silver together for beautiful marbled
rings in this extended lesson. Then, Jean Campbell has tips for counting rows and rounds of various
beadwork stitches in project instructions in the workshop lesson. Last, host Katie Hacker uses Tila
beads to create patterned memory wire bracelets.
|Tuesday, April 29|
8:00 AM Sewing with Nancy "Fast and Fleecy Accessories, Part 1" Use soft knit fleece to create fashionable accessories in a flash! Start with yardage of fleece or
other "fleecy" fabrics and learn how to create quick projects-perfect for gift giving. Scarves,
wraps, and even capes can easily be sewn or serged with a little sewing know how from Nancy.
9:00 AM Fit 2 Stitch "The Skirt, for All Ages"
Discover how the skirt becomes a simple shaped silhouette to flatter and make the most of all figure
|Wednesday, April 30|
8:00 AM Sewing with Nancy "Fast and Fleecy Accessories, Part 2" Warm and cozy projects for your home are quick to stitch-and no fitting! Accessorize your home with
fleecy projects, creating fast-to-sew blankets, pillows, and much more. These projects, which can
easily be made in an evening, are ideal for first time sewists and stitchers.
9:00 AM Sew It All "Novel Idea, Nicole Lafoille" Turn your favorite novel into a purse to show off your inner bookworm.