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April 2017 Volume 4/2017 WUSF TV
 
Mon, Apr 17

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 It's Sew Easy "Vacation Memories" Capture travel memories in photos and in writing. Sewing artist Kim Montagnese uses computer software to create new images for artful designs and quilts. Embroidery expert Eileen Roche sews a monogrammed journal cover of faux suede. Serger expert Angela Wolf has a tip for serging seams.

9:00 AM Beads, Baubles and Jewels "The Color Story Begins with Birthstones" Give your leather designs a real workout. Jewelry designer Katie Hacker warms up by creating a choker necklaStart a color story with birthstones. Blogger and jewelry-maker Molly Schaller finds inspiration and meaning in birthstone colors. She also shares some great gift packaging ideas for those special jewelry gifts. Katie uses leather belting lace and crystal charms to make box braid bracelets in her Beading Lesson.

Tue, Apr 18

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 Quilting Arts "Bowls and Buses" Take fiber arts into new dimensions. Fabric embellishment expert Heidi Lund fashions fabric bowls using lush batik fabrics. Quilt artist and vintage car enthusiast Teresa Shippy shows how she designed and selected fabrics to quilt a magical VW bus. She embellishes the bus with a variety of quilting techniques.

9:00 AM Fit 2 Stitch "Capes Fit for Any Fashion" You can never learn too much about LCD - length, circumference and depth - it's time to dig deeper into these coWhatever your style - a cape fits for any fashion. Learn how to make this flattering garment to add to your wardrobe.

Wed, Apr 19

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 It's Sew Easy "Accessorize for Versatility" Make travel fashions work for day and evening. Fabric artist Kim Montagnese upcycles vintage ties to create new fashions. Designer and sewing educator Louis Carney takes daywear into the evening with embroidered appliques for belts, shoes and purses. Angela Wolf shares a tip for serging on knits.

9:00 AM Sew It All "Put A Pin In It, Jennifer Davey" Make chevron patchwork pincushions in three sizes.

Thu, Apr 20

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 Fons & Porter's Love of Quilting "Red, White and Gratitude" Appreciation can be shown in a variety of ways. A quilt is a heartfelt way to show your thanks to the service men and women who have and are serving in the armed forces. Mary and Marianne will take you through the construction of patchwork that can be used in variety of setting, to honor our American veterans.

9:00 AM Knit and Crochet Now! "Necklace" Andi Javori designed a very special knit beaded necklace, The Paloma Necklace & Bracelet, which Drew shows us how to make. Ellen will demonstrate the crochet Boho Circles & Ring designed by Joyce Bragg. The Chunky Lace Scarf is this week's "Scarf of the Week" with Lena.

Fri, Apr 21

8:00 AM Sewing with Nancy "How to Sew Art, Part 1" Start with a digital photo and create an awesome quilted fabric photograph. Nancy's guest, Tammie Bowser, award winning quilter, shares her amazing technique of transforming a digital photo into quilted photography. Learn how to change a photo into pixels, choose fabrics by color value, and create a unique wall hanging.

8:30 AM Quilt In A Day "Bride's Bouquet and Brave World" Just as WW11 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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