Sewing Newsletter (Page 4)
|June 2015||Volume 6/2015||WUSF TV|
|Monday, Jun 22|
8:00 AM Sewing with Nancy "Serger Boutique, Part 1" Serge designer styles and accessories using Barbara Goldkorn's streamlined techniques. Serger specialist Barbara Goldkorn and Nancy team up to serge projects that are chic, easy, and fun. Learn new applications for basic serger stitches, fabulous attachments, and delightful projects using cover and chain stitches. They create a textured pillow, a sheer gathered scarf, beaded fabric accessories, and an elastic smocked sundress.
8:30 AM It's Sew Easy "Pants" Fit expert Peggy Sagers shows how to create an easy and quick pair of yoga pants. Then, embellish your favorite yoga pants with a clothing tattoo demonstrated by machine embroidery expert, Eileen Roche. Last, Sheree Schattenmann has a super simple design for lounge pants.
9:00 AM Beads, Baubles and Jewels "Mixed Media Jewelry" Author and designer Cynthia Deis demonstrate collage techniques for mixed media jewelry. She creates a mica tag and a flat leather bracelet. Katie's Beading Lesson features an assist from Candie Cooper for a quick lesson on making silk beads.
|Tuesday, Jun 23|
8:00 AM Sewing with Nancy "Serger Boutique, Part 2" Be inspired to serge boutique style gifts with ease as you learn creative serger stitch applications. Use your serger to make a ruffled tee dress, a vintage stitched or woven fab finished pillow, and a trendy table runner with an innovative cover stitched binding. Nancy and serger specialist Barbara Goldkorn share their expert techniques for serging impressive projects that are timelessly chic, yet simple to make.
8:30 AM Quilting Arts "Groovy Gifts" Looking for a great handmade gift? Sarah Ann Smith's Inside-Out Bag features an easy zipper and machine applique technique. Lyric Montgomery Kinard's Sketchpad Slipcover makes a thoughtful gift. Susan Brubaker Knapp shows how to make a simple cuff that can be hand or machine embellished to suit the personality of its recipient.
9:00 AM Fit 2 Stitch "Lace In Fashion" Try out a new fabric trend--sewing with lace. Learn about different kinds of lace and how to use them to add interest to basic garments.
|Wednesday, Jun 24|
8:00 AM Sewing with Nancy "Machine Embroidery Fundamentals, Part 1" Learn or "relearn" embroidery basics with a fun new twist for dynamite embellishing results. Embroidery expert Eileen Roche joins Nancy to help you tackle those embroidery projects that have been on your "to do" list forever. Experiment with stabilizers, play with color, use the editing features on your machine, practice perfect placement, and make a basting file for design realignment-all easier than you ever thought possible!
8:30 AM It's Sew Easy "Quilt Techniques" Designer June Mellinger shows how to use embroidery machines to quilt. Next, Angela Wolf teaches how to add darts to a shirt. Last, Eileen Roche demonstrates raw edge applique.
9:00 AM Sew It All "Pick Pocket Skirt, April Rhodes" Learn how to insert inseam pockets into a skirt or dress.
|Thursday, Jun 25|
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 Fons & Porter's Love of Quilting "Machine Quilting" Mary's guest Angela Huffman will show you how a simple piece of plastic will take your quilts from plain to Blue ribbon ready. Demonstrations include straight line channel quilting, the selection and use of rulers and templates, and how to create spaces on your quilt top for fabulous motifs.
9:00 AM Knit and Crochet Now! "Knit and Crochet Wreaths" Designer Kristen Nicholas shows you how to make flowers with knitting or crochet and use them to decorate a straw wreath. Brett Bara demonstrates an unusual crossed stitch knitting pattern for a lacy scarf.
|Friday, Jun 26|
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 Quilt In A Day "All Star Quilts: Nancy's Star" A border quilt with twenty-four bright and easy stars is created.
9:00 AM Knitting Daily "Boy Meets Girl" First, menswear designer Josh Bennett talks about choosing stitch patterns and palettes, and finishing techniques that add a masculine touch. Then, meet husband and wife retailing dynamos Kathy and Steve Elkins as they talk yarn trends and the business side of knitting. Next, designer and winner of the Fiber Factor challenge, Lauren Riker, shares how she makes and attaches her signature girly embellishment, the knitted bow. On Tools of the Trade, Tanis shows some tools and yarns that are genderless in their appeal. Vickie closes with some Loose Ends thoughts on how a few changes to a pattern can take a garment in a more masculine or feminine direction.