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January 2017 Volume 1/2017 WUSF TV
Mon, Jan 23

8:00 AM Sewing with Nancy "Machine Embroidery Fundamentals, Part 2" Review the whole embroidery experience with fast and and easy FUNdamentals! Nancy and embroidery specialist Eileen Roche teach you to master the basics of embroidery. Learn to rehoop-with the hoop off the machine and fabric out of the hoop! Create monograms by resizing and respacing letters. Learn to quilt and make lace with your embroidery machine. Plus, embroider projects that are seemingly impossible to hoop.

8:30 AM It's Sew Easy "Style on the Edge" Start your style at the very edge. Garment sewing expert Rebecca Kemp Brent finishes seams in various ways for a couture look. In the style tip, sewing educator Joanne Banko brings lace in from the edge to create reverse applique motifs. Designer and sewing engineer Gretchen Hirsch uses border prints and scalloped edges to style her designs.

9:00 AM Beads, Baubles and Jewels "Work Out Naturally" Author Nealay Patel returns to show how the type of wire used can enhance the design possibiLook to nature for design inspiration. Using quartz points, designer Molly Schaller creates stunning necklaces and other jewelry. To work out, she makes jewelry from pearls in all shapes, colors and sizes. Artist Jill MacKay cools down with designs in die-cut leather. Katie Hacker discusses how bead-making can benefit children facing health challenges.

Tue, Jan 24

8:00 AM Sewing with Nancy "Doll Fashion Studio, Part 1" Learn to sew trendy 18" doll fashions for a quick and easy seasonal wardrobe. Author and designer Joan Hinds and Nancy share the secrets to sew a seasonal collection of clothes for 18" dolls. Each outfit is sewn with speedy techniques and easy flat construction. Learn to use a variety of fabrics and embellish with ruffles, ribbing, snaps, and trim. Create a raincoat, recital dress, hiking outfit, and a sassy little sundress.

8:30 AM Quilting Arts "Curves and Cuts" Break away from straight lines and add curves. Quilting free-styler Frieda Anderson shows how to use freezer paper and glue to achieve perfectly curved leaves. To add a little whimsy, Lisa Chin creates custom-cut stencils using a computer and electronic cutter.

9:00 AM Fit 2 Stitch "Yoga Pants - Out of the Gym to the Office" Discover the versatility and fit of yoga pants. Women wear them for more occasions than just exercise class.

Wed, Jan 25

8:00 AM Sewing with Nancy " Doll Fashion Studio, Part 2" Little girl's gifts in minutes-sew simple 18" doll outfits for all occasions. Nancy and designer Joan Hinds create adorable doll clothes that are easy to sew and incorporate fast closures for little fingers. Learn to make impressive special occasion clothing including a fairy princess dress, a cheerleader outfit, a snowy day ensemble, and a sweetheart dress. Sew gathers, sweet necklines, easy hems, fancy trim, and more.

8:30 AM It's Sew Easy "Stylish Accessories" The pathway to sewing may lead right down the aisle. Fashion expert Angela Wolf shows how toMake your style statement from head to toe with accessories. Blogger and designer Cheryl Sleboda makes colorful espadrilles. In the style tip, sewing educator Joanne Banko adds texture and style to basic garments using decorative stitches. Fabric artist Kim Montagnese embellishes in free motion to create a go-everywhere tote bag.

9:00 AM Sew It All "Pleather & Studs, Beth Bradley" Stitch a fashion-forward clutch using pleather and studs.

Thu, Jan 26

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 Fons & Porter's Love of Quilting "Goose Crossing" Graphic and dynamic the Goose Crossing quilt keeps your eyes moving. Mary and Barb Eikmeier will break apart the design and reveal the diagonal setting of this classic pattern.

9:00 AM Knit and Crochet Now! "Colorful Throws" Amy Herzog shows you how to make the Shadowbox Afghan with knitted mitered Squares, while Marly Bird demonstrates the crochet motifs that makeup the Blueberry Parfait Afghan. Brett Bara demonstrates Broomstick Lace for a skinny scarf.

Fri, Jan 27

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 Quilt In A Day "All Star Quilts: Finishing All Star Quilt" Join Eleanor on small 4" Stars done in a twinkling!Be dazzled with finale of five sharp looking stars.

9:00 AM Knitting Daily "Foot Forward" Put your best foot forward as Cathy Carron walks us through stockings past and present and demonstrates a World War I-inspired sock. Next, let's cross the pond and chat with British sock designer Rachel Coopey. Author Katie Startzman shows how to make a sweet felted slipper. On Tools of the Trade, Tanis helps you put your best foot forward when it comes to sock knitting. On Loose Ends, Vickie adds sole to your slippers with an easy crochet method.

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