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January 2017 Volume 1/2017 WUSF TV
Mon, Jan 09

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 "Decorating at Home" When the pathway leads to a new house or apartment, make it feel like home by sewing decorator accents. Lisa Shepard Stewart, author, designer and fabric expert, makes designer-quality pillows with faux piping trim. Angela Wolf, custom fashion designer, has a tip for cutting buttonholes. Quilt designer and fiber artist Kim Montagnese adds color and texture to a contemporary wall-hanging with thread painting on a frame.

9:00 AM Beads, Baubles and Jewels "Vary Your Routine" Mix up your jewelry-making routine. Designer Kate Richbourg warms up by mixing colors and shapes in her bead palettes. She works out her designs with beads of all sorts. Then, she cools things down with techniques for crimping and creatively finishing necklaces.

Tue, Jan 10

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!

8:30 AM Quilting Arts "Making Your Mark" When you find your style, make your mark. Artist Lynn Krawczyk goes beyond the quilt to create a high-impact graffiti floor mat. Cyndi Souder prints on fabric with hand-carved woodblocks. Susan Brubaker Knapp makes marks with stitches for endless creative options.

9:00 AM Fit 2 Stitch "Pants - Even Quilter's Need Pants" Understand how pants patterns are made, then how to change them to flatter and fit properly.

Wed, Jan 11

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 beginners!

8:30 AM It's Sew Easy "What's Trending" Step off the traditional path and sew your own signature style. Designer Kay Whitt adds decorative hem bands to create colorful on-trend fashions. Pattern designer and custom clothier Angela Wolf shows how to create a perfect hem. Then, she redesigns vintage ready-to-wear to channel today's runway look.

9:00 AM Sew It All "Serger Success, Sarai Mitnick & Alyson Clair" Get the most out of your serger with tips and techniques from the pros.

Thu, Jan 12

8:00 AM Sewing with Nancy 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.

8:30 AM Fons & Porter's Love of Quilting "Rail Fence Baby Quilt" The first quilt ever made by many veteran quilters was a baby quilt. A unique gift created with love a baby quilt is small, easy to manage and a joy to create. Mary joined by Liz and Elizabeth Evans will take you thru the construction of blocks and setting for a fun, Rail Fence Baby quilt.

9:00 AM Knit and Crochet Now! "Dress Up The Pup" We've got plaids for your pooch and hoodies for your hound dog! Today Deborah is joined by Lena Skvagerson who will show how to knit up the Hound Dog Hoodie in a "hounds tooth" pattern. Robyn Chachula is next up with Poppy's Plaid Crochet Dog Sweater featuring a raised stitch plaid. In the stitch corner Lena will show how to knit her very own version of the Crocodile Stitch.

Fri, Jan 13

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.

8:30 AM Quilt In A Day "All Star Quilts: Feathered Star, Part 1" Eleanor simplifies challenging Feathered Star with no inset seams.

9:00 AM Knitting Daily "Woven Look" Weave your way to beautiful garments. First, Gwen Bortner introduces entrelac and shows how to create the building blocks of the fabric. Next, we travel virtually to India, land of fabulous woven fabrics, for a glimpse into the contemporary knitting scene. Then, Lily Chin uses her join-as-you-go knitting technique to create a weaving-inspired pillow. On Tools of the Trade, Tanis talks covet-worthy tools and yarn to add to your collection. Last, on Loose Ends, Vickie creates a woven fabric with mesh crochet.

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