Sewing Newsletter (Page 2)

 
March 2015 Volume 3/2015 WUSF TV
 
Monday, Mar 09

8:00 AM Sewing with Nancy "Today's Crazy Quilting with Your Embroidery Machine, Part 2" Accent your crazy quilt blocks with decorative in-the-hoop designs. Crazy quilting has come a long way! Learn an easy stitch and flip technique and embellish quilt blocks with delicate and decorative stitches-all in the hoop. Nancy and machine embroidery specialists Eileen Roche show you all the details.

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 "Enameling and Metal Stamping" Using bench jewelry techniques, Kieu Pham Gray demonstrates new ways to stamp, layer and enamel metal components as she creates a small book with several pages. She shows how to torch fire enamel onto copper stamping. Katie shares beaded wedding accessory ideas.

Tuesday, Mar 10

8:00 AM Sewing with Nancy "Double Wedding Ring Quilts, Part 1" Create a modern version of the Double Wedding Ring Quilt design. Victoria Findlay Wolfe, called a "mod-quilt celebrity" by the Wall Street Journal, is Nancy's guest. Learn how to take a traditional Double Wedding Ring Quilt design and give it a modern interpretation. The results are breathtaking in their originality and diversity.

8:30 AM Quilting Arts "Quilting Medley" Today's show is a mix of quilt techniques and approaches. Landscape quilting is our first topic with Carolyn Friedlander; she demonstrates how to use a quilting strategy to bring a project to life. Then it's Luana Rubin and quilting for charity- all sorts of ideas for utilizing your quilting for charity. Cheryl Sleboda is last with a technique for working with thermo chromatic paint. Transform your next project with heat reactive paint for a big reaction!

9:00 AM Fit 2 Stitch "Proportions and Sewing Slim" Learn how adding a belt and some darts can create a slimming silhouette to sewn garments.

Wednesday, Mar 11

8:00 AM Sewing with Nancy "Double Wedding Ring Quilts, Part 2" Findlay Wolfe, is a unique quilter whose work is rooted in tradition, yet she produces quilts that push the proverbial quilting envelope. Learn the basic technique to create a Double Wedding Ring Quilt, and then how to diversify the technique.

8:30 AM It's Sew Easy "Embroidery" Show off your embroidery skills with great totes and jeans. One of the best parts about sewing is the chance to show off some of your latest creations. On this show guest experts give you lots of opportunities to be proud of your embroidery skills. First, Angela Wolf creates an embroidered tote with an amazing kaleidoscope design. Then, Eileen Roche has her own quilted clutch with embroidery. Last, Angela returns with a restyle of your favorite pattern or readymade jeans with embroidery embellishments.

9:00 AM Sew It All " Quick Quillow, Stacy Schlyer" Make a soft and cuddly blanket with tips and tricks for embroidering lofty fabrics.

Thursday, Mar 12

8:00 AM Sewing with Nancy "How to Sew Art, Part 1" Start with a digital photo and create an awesome quilted fabric photograph. Nancy's guest, Tammie Bowser, award winning quilter, shares her amazing technique of transforming a digital photo into quilted photography. Learn how to change a photo into pixels, choose fabrics by color value, and create a unique wall hanging.

8:30 AM Fons & Porter's Love of Quilting "Stars and Nines" This unusual arrangement creates six point stars that leave the nine-patch blocks dancing in back and forth across the quilt.

9:00 AM Knit and Crochet Now! "Kiddie Toys" Special guest Jenny King drops by to show off her crochet Rupert The Rabbit toy, and on the knit side Kristin makes an adorable Amigarumi Cat by Michele Wilcox. The crochet Mosaic Scarf is demonstrated by Lena.

Friday, Mar 13

8:00 AM Sewing with Nancy "How to Sew Art, Part 2" Add the finishing touches to a gorgeous photograph wall hanging. During this second episode with guest Tammie Bowser, learn how to put the finishing touches on a quilted photograph wall hanging. Also, learn how to improve your design by using specific fabric values and positioning of the fabric pieces in an random manner.

8:30 AM Quilt In A Day "Quarter Log Cabin Quilt" Commemorate 25 years of the Log Cabin pattern and create a whole new look with 2 1/2 strips for the Quarter Log Cabin Quilt.

9:00 AM Knitting Daily "Accessorize It!" Bigger is better for a quick knit or last-minute gift. Nicole Winer demonstrates how to knit a mega Accessories create the look! Dorinda Balanecki incorporates beautiful crystal buttons for a touch of glitz. Shelby Allaho shares her love of crocheted accessories, and editor Louisa Demmitt show how to make warm, stylish mittens. Tanis Gray adds texture with the oyster stitch. Vickie Howell shares a stranding technique to make a cozy cowl.

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