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February 2016 Volume 2/2016 WUSF TV
Monday, Feb 29

8:00 AM Sewing with Nancy "Hoop It Up - Guide to Successful Embroidery, Part 2" Learn how to successfully use stabilizers and embroidery designs to stitch top-notch projects. Embroidery pro Marie Zinno joins Nancy to share her tips on how to successfully embroider by machine. As a professional, Marie knows the ins and outs of attaching a ready made T-shirt, baby onesie, tote, or slippers to an embroidery hoop, and she's willing to share all her trade secrets.

8:30 AM It's Sew Easy "The World at War - 1910-1919" As the First World War began, supplies became scarce. Women joined the workforce as men fought overseas. Fashions became less restrictive, bustles disappeared and the silhouette became sleeker. Designers used scraps for embellishment and manipulated fabric to create design details. Rebecca Kemp Brent shows how to create beautiful scrap fabric flowers. Angela Wolf uses couture draping techniques to add fashion flair to a straight skirt.

9:00 AM Beads, Baubles and Jewels "Close It Up" Securely finish your jewelry with flair. Jewelry designer and blogger Molly Schaller returns with techniques using crimps and other findings to secure closures. In the Beading Lesson, Katie makes personalized bangles from 16-gauge wire and crystals that tell your story.

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