Sewing Newsletter (Page 3)
|July 2014||Volume 7/2014||WUSF TV|
|Monday, July 14|
8:00 AM Sewing with Nancy "Sewing Modkid Style, Part1" 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 It's Sew Easy "Learn to Sew" Whether you're an experienced sewer or just starting out, there are some key concepts in sewing everyone needs - the basics that you'll use to make professional garments. Angela Wolf shows how to use an iron and some other tools for perfect pressing - perfect pressing can make or break a garment. Then, join Deepika Prakash for the first lesson of a 3 part lesson on sewing machine feet. Learn the purpose and uses for various feet. Finally, Stephani Miller has a lesson on how and why to make a muslin. It's a test drive or a first draft of a pattern.
9:00 AM Beads, Baubles and Jewels "Stringing Projects Using Double-Drilled Beads" Author and designer Kristal Wick has some fabulous stringing projects featuring double drilled beads.
She shows how to design coordinating necklace and bracelet using double drilled beads. Kristal also
has a segment discussing metal clay. Katie shows how to store and organize seed beads.
|Tuesday, July 15|
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!
9:00 AM Fit 2 Stitch "Sewing Tips That Simplify It All"
Simple factory sewing methods will get you sewing like a profession in no time.
|Wednesday, July 16|
8:00 AM Sewing with Nancy "Ultimate Serger Techniques, Part 1" Use your serger for more than finishing fabric edges. Take the lead from Nancy and serger pro Pam
Mahshie to get your serging skills up to speed! Learn the basics, and get the confidence to gather,
add puffing or textures, and serge on ribbon trim with ease. You'll be surprised as you learn new-age
serging techniques for your projects.
9:00 AM Sew It All "Box Bag, Stacy Schlyer" Experiment with different interfacing weights to make a sturdy toiletry tote.
|Thursday, July 17|
8:00 AM Sewing with Nancy "Ultimate Serger Techniques, Part 2" This fun and facts serger class will teach you the basics and beyond. If you keep your serger set at
the basic 4-thread stitch, join Nancy and serger pro Pam Mahshie to take your creative sewing and
serging in a new direction. Explore stitches and threading possibilities as the journey continues and
you learn the basics. Then branch out into new directions with techniques you'll love, for an
ultimate serger experience!
9:00 AM Knit and Crochet Now! "Baby Sweaters" Today we have an adorable knit baby tux by Judy Lamb and a crochet dress by Robyn Chachula. We will
also begin our afghan square of the week with the crochet "Crown" pattern and our tip is how to make
button holes in both knit and crochet.
|Friday, July 18|
8:00 AM Sewing with Nancy "Sewing with Nancy on the Road" A road trip with Nancy is the ultimate sewing or quilting experience. Nancy steps out of the Sewing
With Nancy studio-at least for one episode, and takes the show on the road. During this stop Nancy
visits Quilt Expo, showing you the newest trends in quilting techniques, fabrics, and more. See an
"eye-candy" quilt show and learn about the quilter's bonds of golden threads.
9:00 AM Knitting Daily "A Good Rib"
Almost every knitted project requires ribbing. Join Eunny Jang on the Getting Started segment for
ribbing beyond the ordinary. She shows fisherman's rib, cabled rib, and lace rib. Then, on the How-to
segment, Kristin Omdahl shows how to draw in the waist of a sweater by using crocheted ribbing. Next,
Clara discusses the yarn qualities needed for producing outstanding stitch definition in your
ribbing. Then, Eunny finishes with a Quick Tip for measuring gauge in rib stitches.