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September 2015 Volume 9/2015 WUSF TV
 
Monday, Sep 21

8:00 AM Sewing with Nancy "Sew Techie Covers, Part 2" Showcase creative embellishment on a cover for your paper or electronic tablet. Nancy transforms the
ordinary into the extraordinary when it comes to a cover for a paper or electronic tablet. Learn
Dresden hi-tech patchwork, e-cycling with the help of a denim shirt, and letters of distinction using
your embroidery machine. These tablet keeper covers look "techie" and are so much fun to make!

8:30 AM It's Sew Easy "Everything Comes Back - The 1950s"
The 1950s look is all the rage today. Designer Courtney McCrone adds retro 50s details to dresses,
blouses and accessories. Embroider a sweater to capture that rock 'n' roll look - Marie Zinno shows
how. Joanne Banko shows how easy it is to create custom piping for garments, accessories and home
decor using the piping foot.

9:00 AM Beads, Baubles and Jewels "Make Your Own Beads" Learn to create your own lampwork beads with swirls of color that are never repeated. Glass artist
Tammy Rae Wolter shows how to form beads from glass and use them in creative ways for jewelry and
accessories. Katie shows how to make coiled beads using colorful wire and crystal beads.

Tuesday, Sep 22

8:00 AM Sewing with Nancy "Fancy Footworks 2, Part 1" Upgrade your sewing ability with popular presser feet and instructions from Nancy. Nancy's techniques
are amazingly simple for using the Invisible Zipper Foot, Roller Foot, Walking Foot, and Satinedge
Foot as you make samples for this workbook lesson. Basic techniques and new ideas merge for a
comprehensive class on presser feet.

8:30 AM Quilting Arts "Design and Stitch" Tiny lines add depth and character. Improvisational quilt artist Pat Pauly shows how to add a linear
quality to quilt designs by including beautifully pieced thin lines. Art quilter Nysha Oren Nelson
designs a double-sided quilt with two different points of view, as he creates one on each side.

9:00 AM Fit 2 Stitch "Semi-Formal and Cocktail Parties" When it is time for a fancy evening out, see how to add boning to create a comfortable, figure
flattering strapless dress for any size.

Wednesday, Sep 23

8:00 AM Sewing with Nancy "Fancy Footworks 2, Part 2" Use specialty presser feet to help improve your basic and decorative sewing skills. Nancy includes
characteristics, uses, settings, and how-tos for the Stitch-N-Ditch Foot, Teflon Foot, and the Flower
Stitch Foot. Learn new options for binding, sewing difficult fabrics, and making beautiful circular
flowers. Store the samples you make in the designated spaces in the workbook for future reference.

8:30 AM It's Sew Easy "Up, Up and Around - The 1960s" Technology moved fast during the 1960s and everything from hemlines to rocket ships went up. Angela
Wolf turns modern art into wearable art as she makes a color-block mini-dress. Peggy Sagers shows how
to design and make the comfortable and flattering wrap dress, a staple in every working woman's
wardrobe.

9:00 AM Sew It All "Best Dressed, Denise Wild" Learn tips and techniques for stitching a chic sheath dress.

Thursday, Sep 24

8:00 AM Sewing with Nancy "Fancy Footworks 2, Part 3" Do you have extra presser feet hiding in your accessory box? Dig out your specialty presser feet and
save some sewing time and effort using the Bias Binding Foot, Buttonhole Foot, Sequins 'n Ribbon
Foot, and the Free-Motion Quilting Foot. Nancy teaches you how to use these feet to their full
potential in this workbook style class that has you sew and save your samples.

8:30 AM Fons & Porter's Love of Quilting "Shortcuts for Free-Motion Quilting Feathers" Free-motion quilting feathers look at home on many different kinds of patchwork but learning how to
stitch them can be challenging. Mary and her guest Angela Huffman will present the anatomy of a
quilting feather and a shortcut method to quilting easy feathers.

9:00 AM Knit and Crochet Now! "Hot Water Bottle Covers" Ellen Gormley crochets joined motifs into the Guest Room Hot Water Bottle Cover, while Kristin
Nicholas knits cables for the Jamieson Hot Water Bottle Cover. Brett Bara knits short rows for the On
the Bias scarf.

Friday, Sep 25

8:00 AM Sewing with Nancy "Fabric Flowers, Part 1" Create attractive floral accessories using small pieces of fabric and some savvy techniques. Felted
Poppies, Rosettes, and Petals; Bias Strip Blooms; and Budding Yo-yos are some of the first fabric
flowers that you'll learn to make in this two-part series with Amy Barickman and Nancy. Combine
texture, fiber, dimension, and shaping for these dramatic accessories that are easy options for
gifts.

8:30 AM Quilt In A Day "Signal Lights" Civil Defense Wardens patrolled neighborhoods during war times, giving the signal all was safe. The
challenging Signal Lights block is made easy with the Kaleidoscope Ruler.

9:00 AM Knitting Daily "Arm Yourself" Barry Klein shows some great ideas for finishing off your sleeve caps. Chat with the Tech Knitter
about her popular blog. Leslye Solomon demonstrates how to attach set-in sleeves and Tanis Gray shows
why diamonds and bobbles are a girl's best friend. Vickie Howell shows how details really matter,
right down to the cuffs.

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