Sewing Newsletter

August 2014 Volume 8/2014 WUSF TV
Friday, August 1

8:00 AM Sewing with Nancy "Top 12 Embroidery Tips - Part 1" Learn quick embroidery tips to streamline embellishment. Nancy and guest Kate Bashynski demonstrate embroidery tips that save time, energy, and money. Beginner and expert embroiderers will benefit from these techniques. Learn tips for embroidering on ready-made garments, expanding design collections by changing colors, skipping stitches for design flexibility, and eco-hooping to save stabilizer.

8:30 AM Quilt In A Day "Rocky Road to Kansas"The quilters of the 1930's were not only thrifty but also creative with their scraps of fabric. Their days may have been dark and dusty but their quilts brought sunshine into their lives. Join Eleanor for a fun way to use up scraps and create lovely quilts.

9:00 AM Knitting Daily "Through Thick-And-Thin" Take an in-depth look at working with singles and thick-and-thin yarns. Eunny Jang begins with cast-ons for singles and irregular spun yarns, and then tricks for knitting with them. Then, expert Kristin Omdahl shows how to use short-rows for knitting a scarf. On the Yarn Spotlight, Clara Parkes talks singles and thick-n-thin yarn constructions and their effect on stitch patterns. And finally, on this season's last Quick Tip segment Eunny has a few strong bind-offs for unevenly spun yarns.

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