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September 2015 Volume 9/2015 WUSF TV
 
Monday, Sep 07

8:00 AM Sewing with Nancy "Free-Motion Quilting for Beginners, Part 2" Create free-motion quilting designs with confidence. Learn how to master all the fundamentals of
free-motion quilting. Nancy and guest Molly Hanson show you how to confidently stitch different
quilting designs, including stippling variations, swirls, and woodgrain.

8:30 AM It's Sew Easy
"Fashionable Sleeves - The Late 1920s" Sleeves became important as women spent more time outdoors and synthetic fabrics became popular.
Angela Wolf shows how to change a pattern to add batwing sleeves. Then she shows how to create bishop
sleeves, inspired by eastern European folk wear.

9:00 AM Beads, Baubles and Jewels "Take Beadwork to the Next Level" Author Nealay Patel returns to show how the type of wire used can enhance the design possibilities.
He uses knitted wire and adds ruffles and ripples to make a dazzling necklace. Following today's hot
trend, Katie makes a bracelet on a loom using leather cord and crystal beads in her Beading Lesson.

Tuesday, Sep 08

8:00 AM Sewing with Nancy "Today's Crazy Quilting with Your Embroidery Machine, Part 1" Create digital crazy patch designs that look like handwork. Nancy and guest Eileen Roche, machine
embroidery expert, show you how to duplicate your grandmother's crazy quilt hand embroidery stitches
with today's digital techniques-all in the hoop.

8:30 AM Quilting Arts "Back to Basics" Today's episode features back to basic tips and more controlled, traditional techniques. Catherine
Redford constructs a little quilt from traditional Square-in-a-Square blocks using a paper foundation
for accuracy. Sarah Ann Smith takes the guesswork out of choosing the right needle for the thread you
want to use.

9:00 AM Fit 2 Stitch "Business Casual"
What does "business casual" really mean? Learn how to look casual and comfortable but maintain that
professional image in perfectly-fitted slacks.

Wednesday, Sep 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 "The Glamorous 1930s" Hollywood designers and glamorous starlets set the trends as people flocked to the movies in the
1930s. Rebecca Kemp Brent shows how to recreate any neckline for a whole new look. Angela Wolf
embroiders fabric to create a gown for the red carpet. Joanne Banko shows how to join lace, ribbon
and fabric with the edge joining foot to get a designer look.

9:00 AM Sew It All "Totes Adorbs, Sara Lawson" Find a favorite fabric to make an adorable go-to tote bag.

Thursday, Sep 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 Fons & Porter's Love of Quilting "Liz's Lemoyne Star" A wonderful scrap quilt designed using block exchange LeMoyne stars. Mary and her guest Liz Porter
will show you how to use the Rapid Fire LeMoyne Star tool to create accurate blocks for a great
outcome. Liz also shares quilts created by friends with unique setting inspirations.

9:00 AM Knit and Crochet Now! "Toasty Toes Skippers" Knit Chunky Cable Slippers with Kristen Nicholas. Crochet Boot Slippers with Ellen Gormley. Use
simple knitted cables to make the Chutes and Ladders scarf with Brett Bara.

Friday, Sep 11

8:00 AM Sewing with Nancy "Double Wedding Ring Quilts, Part 2" Diversify basic techniques to create an original Double Wedding Ring Quilt Nancy's guest, Victoria
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 Quilt In A Day "Star Spangled Banner and Stars and Stripes" Patriotism ran high as everyone, including the children, joined together in the fight for victory.
Learn how to make two star spangled red, white, and blue blocks, easy enough for kids.

9:00 AM Knitting Daily "Sweater Weather" Celebrate sweater weather! Barry Klein shows how to pick the perfect sweater for your next project.
Meet designer Rohn Strong to talk about crochet sweater patterns. Louisa Demmitt hand knits a hoodie,
and Tanis Gray demonstrates the simple but graphic technique of two-color corrugated ribbing. Then
Vickie shows how to flatter any figure with the best sweater for your shape.

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