Sewing Newsletter (Page 2)
|December 2014||Volume 12/2014||WUSF TV|
|Monday, Dec 08|
8:00 AM Sewing with Nancy "Quilts from the House of Tula Pink, Part 2" Make, use, and love artistic quilts and projects created with large prints and tubular strips. Designer Tula Pink works with Nancy to turn chaos into beauty for the Stacks quilt-stacking pinwheels, blocks, and continuous tube strips. They use squares and rectangles as a base to feature a Shattered Glass design, plus they give you confidence to work with framed large-scale prints, as in the Grand Salon quilt.8:30 AM It's Sew Easy "Fashion Forward" Just because a technique is traditional doesn't mean that the item you create can't be on trend for today's fashion. Successful sewing is all about learning the basics and then using those ideas to create garments that fit your personal style. On this show we incorporate basic sewing and serger techniques for knits into a trendy bandage skirt with Rachel Howard. Then, Marie Zinno demonstrates trendy boot socks that will instantly personalize your outfit. Finally, Angela Wolf has a tip on using your serger for an elastic waist.
9:00 AM Beads, Baubles and Jewels "Embellish It" Embellish it with twisted wire and bead earrings. Learn about simple beaded edgings with Jean
Campbell, and crystallizing your flats with Kellie DeFries. Three ways to add embellishments for a
look that's all your own.
|Tuesday, Dec 09|
8:00 AM Sewing with Nancy "Travel Gear Made Easy, Part 1" Organize and tote your valuables for vacation, shopping, and work with quick and classy gear. Nancy's
guest, Mary Mulari, has designed unique travel accessories that are clever and trendy. She and Nancy
show how to make a roll-up blanket, easy zipper pulls, a roomy fold-up tote, a tray for gathering
travel supplies, and much more. Organize your stuff so you can kick back and enjoy the ride!
9:00 AM Fit 2 Stitch "Leather Play"
Peggy shares the secrets of working with leather - don't' be intimidated - it's more forgiving than
you ever believed.
|Wednesday, Dec 10|
8:00 AM Sewing with Nancy "Travel Gear Made Easy, Part 2" Stitch travel projects that "rock" with inspiration from Mary Mulari's ingenious creations. Author
and designer Mary Mulari teams up with Nancy to make travel gear perfect for gifts or yourself. Learn
the basics of making a travel trio bag set, a jewels and treats bag, a curling iron tote, a tee with
secret pockets for valuables, and other travel inspired projects. Versatile designs-simple enough for
9:00 AM Sew It All "Totes Adorbs, Sara Lawson"Find a favorite fabric to make an adorable go-to tote bag.
|Thursday, Dec 11|
8:00 AM Sewing with Nancy "Sewing with Nancy's 30th Anniversary Special, Part 1"
Reminisce with Nancy and a studio audience as she takes you behind the scenes over the past 30 years.
Nancy commemorates 30 years on TV with a trip down memory lane. She introduces her family, friends,
special guests, and several coworkers in this celebratory show with old TV clips, bloopers, and more.
Nancy's friend, Mary Mulari, and coworkers chitchat about crazy things that happened on and off the
set over the years.
9:00 AM Knit and Crochet Now! "Scarves" Robyn will show how to make a Tunisian scarf designed by Kim Guzman and then Kristin shares a color
work knit scarf by Irina Poludennko. Afghan square is crochet Pretty in Pink.
|Friday, Dec 12|
8:00 AM Sewing with Nancy "Sewing with Nancy's 30th Anniversary Special, Part 2" Celebrate past and present memorable experiences with Nancy's special guests and a live TV audience.
Gail Brown, Natalie Sewell, and Eileen Roche are among the special guests that reminisce with Nancy
about past TV programs and their experiences then and now on Sewing With Nancy. See touching
"Creative Kindness" and "Nancy's Corner" exerpts and hilarious TV clips and bloopers. Plus, hear from
several of Nancy's sewing fans.
9:00 AM Knitting Daily "Fair Isle Style" Get ready to travel around the world for traditional stranded knitting styles. First Kirsten Kapur
shows us Fair Isle-inspired stranded colorwork. Next, meet Jill Zielinski, AKA Kniterella, as we chat
about how her graphic design career influences her colorwork knitting. On Tools of the Trade, Tanis
shows us some goodies that will help you take charge of your charted colorwork. Finally, Gayle Bunn
demonstrates how color work can apply to chunkier yarn with an on-trend Cowachin-influenced sweater.