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October 2016 Volume 10/2016 WUSF TV
Mon, Oct 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 It's Sew Easy "Style That Goes Everywhere" Style is an attitude that goes with you everywhere. Author and designer Angela Wolf creates a high-style dress that can be made in one afternoon. Garment expert Joanne Banko has a style tip for making a fashion-forward t-shirt. Designer and blogger Heather Valentine whips up a super-simple skirt that goes anywhere in style.

9:00 AM Beads, Baubles and Jewels "Creative Embellishments" Author Nealay Patel embellishes knitted wire with seed beads to create beautiful chandelier earrings that light up any occasion. In her Beading Lesson, Katie embellishes trendy leather cuff wrap bracelets three different ways to suit any style.

Tue, Oct 11

8:00 AM Sewing with Nancy "Sew Grand Dresden Quilts" Expand the time-honored Dresden Plate quilt design to create grand quilts! Nancy demonstrates how to make Dresden Plate quilt designs small, to a super-sized 40". Or, totally update the look of the quilt by changing the design using Nancy's new "Twirling Parasols" techniques. You'll be delighted with this fanciful quilting rendition.

8:30 AM Quilting Arts "The Embellished Stitch" In the hands of the artist, the simple stitch creates bold designs. Long arm quilter Nancy Wick combines fabrics and fibers with a straight stitch to make wearable textiles. Art quilter Laura Wasilowski turns a simple sketch into colorful, textured embroidery. Susan Brubaker Knapp shows how to create even machine stitches.

9:00 AM Fit 2 Stitch "One Pattern - My New Wardrobe" You only need one pattern to get you where you want to go. Make a whole new wardrobe for your trip using one pattern.

Wed, Oct 12

8:00 AM Sewing with Nancy "Sew Speedy Lone Star Quilts" It's about time...for a speedy version of the Lone Star quilt design. The Lone Star Quilt pattern is noted for its beauty, striking design, and hmmm, difficulty to stitch. Nancy has totally redesigned the cutting and piecing process of this traditional design and made it speedy to sew. Plus, you learn creative design options.

8:30 AM It's Sew Easy "Retro Style for Today" Let's play dress up! Cosplay enthusiast Cheryl Sleboda creates authentic-looking Steampunk accessories with contemporary fabrics. Designer Gretchen Hirsch shares a style tip for making miles of ruffles in a snap. Couture designer Angela Wolf redesigns an out-of-style jacket to create an on-trend vest.

9:00 AM Sew It All "Put A Pin In It, Jennifer Davey" Make chevron patchwork pincushions in three sizes.

Thu, Oct 13

8:00 AM Sewing with Nancy "Sewing Modkid Style, Part 1" Sew comfortable children's clothes that are fun for them to wear! Fabric designer Patty Young joins Nancy to inspire you to sew for the favorite little girls in your life. Use knit fabrics along with Patty's compelling designs, and learn to create fashions that allow children to run, stretch, and play comfortably with flair and style.

8:30 AM Fons & Porter's Love of Quilting "Autumn Starshine" Our quilts reflect the experiences of our lives. The autumn season turns our attention quilting as the nights become cool and the leaves begin to take on the colors of fall. Autumn Starshine is a great example of capturing that fall palette. Patrick and Lynette Jensen will present techniques for making star blocks, piecing perfect borders and a beautiful binding.

9:00 AM Knit and Crochet Now! "Styllish Cardigans" The knit Alabaster Cardigan by Cheryl Beckerich will be demonstrated by Kristin, and Ellen demonstrates the steps of the crochet Uptown Chic by Laura Gebhardt. Lastly, Lena presents the "how-tos" to make the crochet Star Stitch Long Cowl.

Fri, Oct 14

8:00 AM Sewing with Nancy " Sewing Modkid Style, Part 2" Create colorful and wearable knits designed with a little fashionista in mind. Kids and knit fashions fit together like hand and glove, so why not sew, serge, and create fashions for your favorite little girls? You'll have fun; they'll reap the benefits! Guest Patty Young joins Nancy to continue the series designed to make mom/grandma smile, and to make little girls twirl with delight!

8:30 AM Quilt In A Day "Mortimer Moose Wallhanging & Cold Hands/Warm Heart Wallhanging" Join Eleanor as she adorns her log home with holiday cheer and stitches these small, whimsical wallhangings. Designer Marie Harper works with Eleanor to create a comical Christmas Moose framed with cheery borders. In cold winter weather, what could be better than snuggly mittens to warm the heart as Eleanor pieces this cute wallhanging, perfect for gift giving.

9:00 AM Knitting Daily "Winter Games" Get ready to keep warm this winter and be cool when it's cold outside. First, yarn shop owner Laura Zander demonstrates a gaiter and mittens inspired by X Games medalist Devin Logan. Then, we meet an Olympic medalist at his home - Jayson Hale has a great story to share. Next, Drew Emborsky shows how to design and crochet a cool hat using the yarn you have on hand and absolutely no math! Then, get in the game with Tanis and support your favorite team. Last, Vickie shares some finish line touches.

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