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March 2017 Volume 3/2017 WUSF TV
Mon, Mar 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 It's Sew Easy "Travel Separates" Look and feel great wherever you go, and sew it up fast. Designer Angela Wolf serges go-together separates to mix and match and travel wrinkle-free. Then, Angela shows how to get off to a great start with your serger.

9:00 AM Beads, Baubles and Jewels "Leather Workout" Give your leather designs a real workout. Jewelry designer Katie Hacker warms up by creating a choker necklace with beads and leather cord. Jewelry-maker Jill MacKay cuts leather shapes and adds stamps, paint and beads. Then, she cools down by adding metallic effects to leather motifs.

Tue, Mar 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 Quilting Arts "Let's Just Improvise" Toss aside the rules and just let creativity lead you. Improvisational quilter Pat Pauly shares techniques that allow fabric, color and design to guide the creative process. Hand-stitcher Lorie Hancock McCown uses garment fabrics, trims and embellishments to tell a compelling quilt story featuring dresses.

9:00 AM Fit 2 Stitch "Lcd Again, and Again" You can never learn too much about LCD - length, circumference and depth - it's time to dig deeper into these concepts. Learn more about the importance of creating a muslin.

Wed, Mar 15

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.

8:30 AM It's Sew Easy "Everything In Its Place" Stay organized when you travel. Sewing educator Rebecca Kemp Brent sews lightweight packing cubes to maximize luggage space. Fashion expert Angela Wolf shares a tip for personalizing a nail kit and machine embroidery expert Joanne Banko makes a faux suede luggage tag with European flair.

9:00 AM Sew It All "Pickup Artist Skirt, Melissa Mora" Create a special occasion skirt that's simple to sew and easy to wear.

Thu, Mar 16

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!

8:30 AM Fons & Porter's Love of Quilting "Anna's Starflake" Striking designs are created through a variety of methods. In this episode Patrick and Nancy McNally will examine the fun of working with batiks, the steps taken in paper foundation piecing and the way to create a secondary design with sashing choices. Techniques and tips for quilters at all levels of experience.

9:00 AM Knit and Crochet Now! "Let's Have A Party" Drew, The Crochet Dude, makes a special visit and shows how to crochet a Banner and then make a Party Gift Tag. Kristin shows the knit version of the Banner and the Party Gift Tag. A beautiful Filet Crochet Scarf is a must have, and Lena will show you how.

Fri, Mar 17

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.

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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