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October 2015 Volume 10/2015 WUSF TV
Monday, Oct 19

8:00 AM Sewing with Nancy "Sew Knits with Confidence, Part 1" Build your confidence and learn easy techniques to sew and embellish stylish new knits. Knit fashions
are in vogue and Nancy provides up-to-the-minute sewing tips to make them quickly. Learn about the
vast array of knits, smart pattern choices, great tools, and easy techniques for seams, elastics,
necklines, hems, zippers, embellishments, and lots more. From simple ribbing to ruffly accents,
you'll learn the basics from an expert.

8:30 AM It's Sew Easy "Custom Jackets"
Let the experts guide you on a jacket journey. This season each week features a tutorial from Angela
Wolf on making a custom jacket. Today's lesson is prepping the pattern with fusible and sewing the
jacket body. Then Londa Rohlfing is back with her fabulous sweatshirt jackets and two ways to fit
these stylish designs.

9:00 AM Beads, Baubles and Jewels "It's A Wrap" The jewelry workshop continues with "it's a wrap". These are necklaces and bracelets that wrap, coil
and twist for texture and interest. Christie Friesen is the first guest to make a beautiful orchid
from clay featuring a technique for twisting colors together. Then, Mary Hettmansperger has a metal
work project featuring embossing on metal for an interesting and unique surface on low tech metal
jewelry. Next is a jewelry workshop lesson showing how to use memory wire. Finally, Laura Timmons
makes a braided leather bracelet using cup chain.

Tuesday, Oct 20

8:00 AM Sewing with Nancy "Sew Knits with Confidence, Part 2" Upstyle your wardrobe by sewing fashionable new knits-Nancy shows you how. Learn easy techniques to
add finishing touches to knits-ruffles, flounces, embroidery, floral embellishments, and more. Nancy
teaches creative techniques to accent knits, plus she features several new knit projects designed to
make for yourself or as gifts-a flouncy tee, texting gloves, a T-shirt makeover, and more.

8:30 AM Quilting Arts "The Artistic Touch" Artists love to experiment with various mediums. Enid Gjelten Weichselbaum creates reusable
silkscreens with organza and iron-on vinyl. Textile artist Cecile Whatman demonstrates a multitude of
techniques while making background fabric for an art quilt with non-traditional media.

9:00 AM Fit 2 Stitch "Broadway Plays" When you step out for an evening of live theater, add a little glamor with fur. Learn how easy it is
to cut and sew faux or real fur to add an elegant look.

Wednesday, Oct 21

8:00 AM Sewing with Nancy "Circles Sew Simple" Sewing in circles? Create intriguing projects with a little circle magic and some free-spirited
designs. Join Nancy and guest Donna Fenske as they stitch quilts with head-turning simple circle
techniques. Learn to make a Scrappy Orange Peel quilt-no tedious backing and binding-a Crazy for
Circles quilt with chic circle appliques, a Wedding Ring quilt stitched in circles, and more. Express
yourself using these momentous new circle concepts!

8:30 AM It's Sew Easy "Designer Style" Fashion designers have learned to experiment, modify and add an element of creativity to their looks.
What comes first the pattern or the fabric? Runway expert Christopher Straub has the answer and an
interview on his design process. Next, designer Gretchen Hirsch explores underlining; it's easy when
you learn why and when. Finally, Angela Wolf is back to work on her custom jacket. Today's feature is
the curved welt pocket; a figure flattering design element.

9:00 AM Sew It All "Up In Arms, Erin Currie" Draft three different sleeve styles for the same blouse pattern.

Thursday, Oct 22

8:00 AM Sewing with Nancy "Nancy's Favorite Handbag Sewing Techniques, Part 1" Create fashion forward handbags by making easy changes to your bag pattern. Learn easy functional
handbag changes, add ribbon inspiration accents, create a recessed zipper closure or clutch handles,
and more. Nancy's favorite handbag techniques make personalized bags with designer appeal.

8:30 AM Fons & Porter's Love of Quilting "Chilly Willy" Snowmen are always a winner and Willy is sure to be your next holiday favorite. Mary's guest Patrick
Lose presents this adorable banner project. Using fusible applique and quick piecing techniques you
will create a banner to celebrate the season.

9:00 AM Knit and Crochet Now! "Keeping Bay Warm" Kristin shows how to knit the Sawtelle Cardigan and Ellen demonstrates the crochet Sideways Cardigan,
both from Berroco. Lena demonstrates a knit Brioche 2-color rib scarf.

Friday, Oct 23

8:00 AM Sewing with Nancy "Nancy's Favorite Handbag Sewing Techniques, Part" Learn Nancy's secrets for making a designer handbag with panache. Add grommets and piping to a
cinched tote, embroider monograms on faux leather, or create a continuous strap to hold a yoga mat or
baby blanket. Nancy's easy handbag techniques can be adapted for your favorite bag pattern.

8:30 AM Quilt In A Day "Finishing with Swag Border" 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 "New Spin" Learn how to make yarn yourself! Editor Anne Merrow introduces the ancient art of spinning using a
drop spindle and shares ideas for knitting with hand-spun yarn. Liz Gipson shares her love of making
yarn by hand and Tanis Gray demonstrates the lazy links stitch. Then learn to make dryer balls to
assure great results when laundering knits.

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