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October 2015 Volume 10/2015 WUSF TV
Monday, Oct 12

8:00 AM Sewing with Nancy "Serger Boutique, Part 2" Be inspired to serge boutique style gifts with ease as you learn creative serger stitch applications.
Use your serger to make a ruffled tee dress, a vintage stitched or woven fab finished pillow, and a
trendy table runner with an innovative cover stitched binding. Nancy and serger specialist Barbara
Goldkorn share their expert techniques for serging impressive projects that are timelessly chic, yet
simple to make.

8:30 AM It's Sew Easy "Altering Patterns"
This season is all about changing or altering, beginning with patterns. Don't be limited by what's in
the pattern envelope, simple steps can change a pattern to fit personality and size. Londa Rohlfing
starts out with easy flat pattern alterations and adding a cowl neck to a simple top for elegant
draping. Then, it's Peggy Sagers, the fitting expert, with many looks from just one basic tee shirt
pattern. We finish up with Angela Wolf, our couture expert, as she begins a beautiful jacket that
will be completed over the series.

9:00 AM Beads, Baubles and Jewels "Make It Today" Get ready for a batch of ideas to make in an evening and wear the next day, or even make and wear all
in the same day. First is Jean Campbell with a seed bead lesson. She shows how easy it is to create a
potpourri of beaded bead shapes using tubular herringbone stitch and different size beads. Then,
Laura Timmons makes crochet chandelier earrings. Next is a beading workshop lesson featuring three
essential knots: overhand, larks head and sliding. Finally, Molly Schaller demonstrates a purple and
blue druzy necklace using focal pendants with chain for a quick design.

Tuesday, Oct 13

8:00 AM Sewing with Nancy "Machine Embroidery Fundamentals, Part 1" Learn or "relearn" embroidery basics with a fun new twist for dynamite embellishing results.
Embroidery expert Eileen Roche joins Nancy to help you tackle those embroidery projects that have
been on your "to do" list forever. Experiment with stabilizers, play with color, use the editing
features on your machine, practice perfect placement, and make a basting file for design
realignment-all easier than you ever thought possible!

8:30 AM Quilting Arts "Color It Beautifully" The colors chosen reflect the inner artist. Nysha Oren Nelson shows how applying color after
stitching highlights the quilting and the dimension of designs. Artist Desiree Habicht demonstrates
techniques for blending and layering colors with colored pencils. Julia Wood prepares hexagon motifs
for hand and machine applique.

9:00 AM Fit 2 Stitch "Casual Events and Parties" Starting with a well-fitting t-shirt, learn to create a variety of trendy fashions for family events,
showers and less dressy evenings out.

Wednesday, Oct 14

8:00 AM Sewing with Nancy "Machine Embroidery Fundamentals, Part 2" Review the whole embroidery experience with fast and and easy FUNdamentals! Nancy and embroidery
specialist Eileen Roche teach you to master the basics of embroidery. Learn to rehoop-with the hoop
off the machine and fabric out of the hoop! Create monograms by resizing and respacing letters. Learn
to quilt and make lace with your embroidery machine. Plus, embroider projects that are seemingly
impossible to hoop.

8:30 AM It's Sew Easy "Pencil Skirts" Every closet has a few key pieces like a straight pencil skirt. Today's experts are altering or
changing that basic with a few key add-ons. Gretchen Hirsch starts out with a kicky addition to a
straight skirt with the vintage influence she's known for. Then, we take a break from our jacket
tutorial and a visit from Sarah McFarland. It's hard to recognize the basic skirt silhouette beneath
the layers of trim. New expert, Sunni Standing finishes up with adding a round pocket to the basic
pencil skirt.

9:00 AM Sew It All "Pleather & Studs, Beth Bradley" Stitch a fashion-forward clutch using pleather and studs.

Thursday, Oct 15

8:00 AM Sewing with Nancy "Doll Fashion Studio, Part 1" Learn to sew trendy 18" doll fashions for a quick and easy seasonal wardrobe. Author and designer
Joan Hinds and Nancy share the secrets to sew a seasonal collection of clothes for 18" dolls. Each
outfit is sewn with speedy techniques and easy flat construction. Learn to use a variety of fabrics
and embellish with ruffles, ribbing, snaps, and trim. Create a raincoat, recital dress, hiking
outfit, and a sassy little sundress.

8:30 AM Fons & Porter's Love of Quilting "Hero's Tribute" In honor of those who serve and defend, a quilt is a great way to acknowledge how much we appreciate
their sacrifice. Mary and her guest Liz Porter present the creative use of eight point stars that
allows for a creative design within your quilt. The Quick-Pieced Flying Geese method makes your
patchwork accurate and efficient.

9:00 AM Knit and Crochet Now! "Tips and Tricks" Amy Herzog and Ellen Gormley present a variety of tips and tricks to make you better at knitting and
crocheting. Brett Bara shows you how to make the Wavy Rib Scarf using a Knook.

Friday, Oct 16

8:00 AM Sewing with Nancy "Doll Fashion Studio, Part 2" Little girl's gifts in minutes-sew simple 18" doll outfits for all occasions. Nancy and designer Joan
Hinds create adorable doll clothes that are easy to sew and incorporate fast closures for little
fingers. Learn to make impressive special occasion clothing including a fairy princess dress, a
cheerleader outfit, a snowy day ensemble, and a sweetheart dress. Sew gathers, sweet necklines, easy
hems, fancy trim, and more.

8:30 AM Quilt In A Day "Bride's Bouquet and Brave World" Just as WWII ended on Sept 2, 1945, the making of the Victory Quilt ends as well by piecing blocks
together in a straight or on point settings. A patriotic Swag Border gives the final glorious touch.

9:00 AM Knitting Daily "Made In North America" Some of the most exciting yarns are made in North America. Donna Drachunas knits a lace scarf with
luxurious yarn from the Alaskan muskox. Ron and Theresa Miskin share their story of yarn from the
American bison. Tanis Gray stitches a patriotic star flower to accent hats to pillows. Nicole Winer
demonstrates a project with a US-made yarn that benefits a good cause.


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