Sewing Newsletter (Page 2)
|March 2014||Volume 3/2014||WUSF TV|
|Monday, March 10|
8:00 AM Sewing with Nancy "Sew Amazing Scarves" Join host Nancy Zieman as she demonstrates making 20 stylish, fun to wear, yet easy to make scarves suited for all seasons and all ages, with most using one yard or less fabric and less than an hour of sewing time. Nancy shares tips that save time, simplify construction, make sewing more enjoyable, and achieve professional results. Part 1: Sew easy scarves with amazing style using one yard or less fabric. Nancy shows how to finish edges of a fashionable "O" Sew Easy scarf, create double layer scarves, and add pendants and jewels to scarves to create smart and chic accessories. Learn easy sewing and serging techniques and creative draping ideas. Part 2: Combine minimal fabric and a little creativity to make fashionable scarves. Join Nancy as she shows how to create textured scarves in a matter of minutes using a few knots and a little sewing. Learn to make a Knot Your Average Scarf, 20-Minute Scarf, S-Curve Scarf, Flirty Scarf, and All Knotted Up Scarf. Explore new and innovative techniques that are perfect for making scarves. Part 3: Learn a potpourri of amazing techniques for making scarves for all occasions. Nancy incorporates her famous wrapped corner in making scarves, she shares tips for using elastic thread for easy shirring, she offers ideas for adding embroidery, and she shows how to fringe fabrics to add unique accents. Create easy scarves that are chic, stylish, and fun to wear.
|Tuesday, March 11|
8:00 AM Sewing with Nancy "Landscape Quilting Workshop, Part 1"
Take a practical approach to create the elements of a picturesque landscape scene. Nancy and her
quilting mentor Natalie Sewell show you how to cut, shade, paint, and stipple trees. Their landscape
quilt designs feature light and dark plus distant and close-up trees. Learn "messy cutting,"
shading/highlighting with various mediums, and learn how to stipple in a way that adds dimension to
9:00 AM Martha's Sewing Room "Serger Piping"
Lined bag with serger piping; Sew Quick, Sew Easy boy's baby bonnet by serger; Lace diamond windows
Antique Technique; Heirloom Quilting segment on quilting with endless (continuous) embroidery.
Guests: Kathy McMakin, Nina McVeigh.
|Wednesday, March 12|
8:00 AM Sewing with Nancy "Landscape Quilting Workshop, Part 2" Practice making floral landscape elements with a simple piece by piece approach. In the second
episode of this mini workshop class, landscape artists Natalie Sewell and Nancy teach you to make
gorgeous blooms, buds, and leaves. Shade and highlight blossoms, buds, and leaves for a 3D effect,
and resize to add realism to your artwork. Stipple details, and outline petals, grasses, and
leaves-let your fabric and design dictate how you stitch.
9:00 AM Sew It All "Boy's Toys, Angela Yosten" Sew a messenger bag for schoolbooks.
|Thursday, March 13|
8:00 AM Sewing with Nancy "Landscape Quilting Workshop, Part 3"
Get the self-assurance you need to do landscape quilting in small step by step lessons. The final
episode in this series deals with the trickiest part of landscape quilting-ground cover! Nancy and
her quilting buddy Natalie Sewell show how to achieve movement and depth in ground cover by layering
and working with a multitude of fabrics in a random and unruly way. Give life to your designs by
highlighting and shading with markers and oil pastels. Then stipple to your heart's content following
the movement of the fabric.
9:00 AM Knit and Crochet Now! "Rugs" Knit and Crochet rugs add a personal touch to any room. Meghan Jones designed a fun garter stitch rug
and Carrie Carpenter designed a giant crochet doily for your floor. Square is knit Blue Berry Muffin.
|Friday, March 14|
8:00 AM Sewing with Nancy "Stress Free Zipper Creations"
Take a carefree approach to zippers by creating fast and fun zippered projects. Designer Mary Mulari
joins Nancy to "zip up" functional and decorative projects! Learn easy zipper techniques for
lanyards, picnic totes, cosmetic bags, storage for electronic devices, and more. Plus, you'll find
new options for using zippers in unique and unusual ways to make trim such as piping and appliques
for all your projects.
9:00 AM Knitting Daily "Creature Cuteness"
Learn to knit and crochet in 3-D to make stuffed creatures that are full of personality. First,
Rebecca Danger shows that getting a great looking monster or toy depends on good finishing. Then,
we'll connect Space to Space with Allison Hoffman and learn why crafty is cool. Next, is Tanis with
Tools of the Trade. Then, learn about toys that transform with creature-creator Susan B Anderson. And
Vickie has a last tip to wrap up the show.