Sewing Newsletter (Page 4)
|March 2014||Volume 3/2014||WUSF TV|
|Monday, March 24|
8:00 AM Sewing with Nancy "Sewing Then and Now, Part 2" Take a virtual trip to sewing in the past, and then fast-forward to convenient sewing of the present. Nancy demonstrates how easy sewing has become over the years. She compares the sewing techniques from decades ago with present techniques made fast and fun with one-task wonders and other tools made to simplify our sewing, quilting, and embroidering.
8:30 AM It's Sew Easy "Drape and Swirl" Certain garments just make you want to twirl around; they feel light and airy and make you think of dancing. It can be the pattern or the fabric but everyone knows that feeling. Today's experts will show you how to achieve that look easily. Special guest and sewing expert Linda Lee starts out with a lesson on sewing with silk and hem finishes for the perfect edge to your flowing dress. Then, it's time to attach the bodice to the skirt of the Little Black Dress with Angela Wolf. Last is a lesson on draping with Stephani Miller - this is a non intimidating way to get the perfect fit on a skirt from straight to flowing.
9:00 AM Beads, Baubles and Jewels "Getting Started" Getting Started.
|Tuesday, March 25|
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.
9:00 AM Martha's Sewing Room "Baby Puffing"
Round yoke daygown embellished with baby puffing; Sew Quick, Sew Easy credit card case, Sew Easy
Stabilizing segment on tips and tricks for stress-free embroidery; Heirloom Quilting with free-motion
stitching. Guests: Connie Palmer, Kay Brooks, Nina McVeigh.
|Wednesday, March 26|
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 Sew It All "Wallet Wise, Mark Montano" Make an easy oilcloth wallet with simple embellishments. Plus, learn how to stitch on paper to make a
cute business card holder.
|Thursday, March 27|
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 Knit and Crochet Now! "Beading with Knit and Crochet" If you want to learn how to knit or crochet with beads these two coin purses are the perfect starter
project. Each on features a metal frame. Afghan Square is the Diagonal Bobble Stitch.
|Friday, March 28|
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 Knitting Daily "Brioche" Don't be intimidated by brioche. First, you'll meet Mercedes Tarasovich-Clark who has some basic
brioche techniques. Then, Amy Singer is featured in a virtual interview right in her own home studio.
Next, Mercedes Tarasovich-Clark returns with amazing brioche techniques for both flat and circular
knitting. Then, Tanis shows some tools for beginning in brioche. Vickie has a final tip for brioche
on big needles.