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June 2016 Volume 6/2016 WUSF TV
 
Mon, Jun 06

8:00 AM Sewing with Nancy "Change-Up Patchwork" Join host Nancy Zieman as she demonstrates to how create simple quilt blocks-the 4-patch, 9-patch,
and square-within-the-square- then change up the arrangements, sizes, and colors to achieve nine
modern quilt projects. Nancy shares quilting tips that save time, make quilting more enjoyable, and
achieve terrific results. Part 1: Nancy starts this mini-series with a basic quilt block, the
time-honored 4-patch design, and details the piecing techniques. Then watch as she changes it up,
adjusting the sizes of the 4-patch design and working with modern color options. The results are
dramatic, yet the sewing techniques are the same. This is an ideal series for beginner quilters. Part
2: Make a Square Within a Square quilt block; then vary the fabric sizes for creative options. Learn
to make a Square Within a Square block the traditional way; then change the mix, varying the length
of the fabric pieces to stitch a Rectangle Within a Rectangle and a modern Floating Square block. All
blocks and quilt designs are made with Nancy's signature streamline quilting techniques. Part 3: Make
a 9-patch block; then change fabric sizes to show artistic options. Nancy shows you the basics of
stitching the versatile 9-patch quilt block, and then she details how to take a fresh approach toward
assembling the block to change it up! Modify the size of the fabric strips, use fabric scraps to make
a vintage quilt, or change the color to provide artistic options.

Tue, Jun 07

8:00 AM Sewing with Nancy "Handbags 2-Designer Knockoffs, Part 1" Love the look of designer bags, but hate the price? Embroider a "knockoff" bag for less. Tame the
trickiest tasks of stitching a designer handbag using sewing and embroidery tips from Nancy and
embroidery specialist Eileen Roche. Learn how to add grommets for function and flair. Take sewing
handbags to a new level.

8:30 AM Quilting Arts "Beautiful Backgrounds" Beautiful results begin with a beautiful background. Quilt designer Andrea Brokenshire uses fabric
confetti to create lush backgrounds. Susan Purney Mark screen prints color block fabric designs.
Susan Edmonson stitches free-motion embroidery that adds charm and personality to her designs.

9:00 AM Fit 2 Stitch "Sleeves" Peggy shares the details for fitting the perfect sleeve. She shows how to use garments already in
your wardrobe as a start for the perfect fit.

Wed, Jun 08

8:00 AM Sewing with Nancy "Handbags 2-Designer Knockoffs, Part 2" Stitch a designer handbag with simply sophisticated embroidery details. Start with a rectangle of
fabric and add unique embroidery accents such as shaped corners and precisely stitched grommet holes
to make a stunning designer bag. Join Nancy and embroidery expert Eileen Roche to learn these
exciting details. Get the inside scoop on customized pockets, straps, and linings.

8:30 AM It's Sew Easy "Custom Jackets" Let the experts guide you on a jacket journey. This season each week features a tutorial from Angela
Wolf on making a custom jacket. Today's lesson is prepping the pattern with fusible and sewing the
jacket body. Then Londa Rohlfing is back with her fabulous sweatshirt jackets and two ways to fit
these stylish designs.

9:00 AM Sew It All "Troubleshooting Tips, Sue Hausmann" Learn how to overcome common operator errors when sewing at the machine, plus make a simple appliqued
tablet case.

Thu, Jun 09

8:00 AM Sewing with Nancy "Stress-Free Quilting with Machine Embroidery, Part 1" Piece perfect quilt blocks with ease using your embroidery machine. Nancy and embroidery guru Denise
Abel teach you how to piece quilt blocks using a combination of machine embroidery and techniques
borrowed from paper piecing. There's no precise measuring or cutting needed! Piece blocks by layering
fabric over guidelines that the machine stitches onto stabilizer. Perfect blocks every time!

8:30 AM Fons & Porter's Love of Quilting "Pixie Wings" A quilt that dazzles the eye with curves that flow from block to block - Pixie Wings will be the next
on your "I have to make it" list. Mary and her guest Amy Ellis present one our newest template sets
that enables you to create wonderful curves with accuracy.

9:00 AM Knit and Crochet Now! "Table Toppers Placemats" Make a Checkerboard Placemat with Amy Herzog using a slip stitch knit pattern. Ellen Gormley
demonstrates an innovative technique for the Interlocking Crochet Placemat. Brett Bara crochets a
Checkerboard Squares scarf.

Fri, Jun 10

8:00 AM Sewing with Nancy "Stress-Free Quilting with Machine Embroidery, Part 2" Turn your embroidery machine into a quilting machine. Easily achieve amazing results when you combine
quilting and machine embroidery. Nancy and Denise Abel, embroidery guru, demonstrate how to get the
look of free motion quilting without the stress-let your embroidery machine do the quilting for you!
Quilting in the hoop creates superb consistency for prize-winning quilts.

8:30 AM Quilt In A Day "Orion's Star Quilt, Part 2" Jelly Rolls and Layer Cakes are perfect for a scrappy quilt.

9:00 AM Knitting Daily "Sweater Weather" Celebrate sweater weather! Barry Klein shows how to pick the perfect sweater for your next project.
Meet designer Rohn Strong to talk about crochet sweater patterns. Louisa Demmitt hand knits a hoodie,
and Tanis Gray demonstrates the simple but graphic technique of two-color corrugated ribbing. Then
Vickie shows how to flatter any figure with the best sweater for your shape.

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