Sewing Newsletter (Page 4)
|November 2014||Volume 11/2014||WUSF TV|
|Monday, Nov 24|
8:00 - 9:30 AM Sewing with Nancy "Innovative Bags & Totes, Part 2" Use savvy techniques for both decorative and functional changes to your bag patterns. Tweak your bag patterns to make them more innovative. Learn a smocking technique achieved with yo-yo makers, add a secure zipper closure to an open-top tote, change your bag into a backpack, or add a drawcord top to your tote. Make any of these unique changes for a new look to your bags and totes.
8:30 AM It's Sew Easy "Classic Bags" There many different silhouettes for a classic bag - the one you carry every day. This show will introduce two more possibilities. Vanessa Vargas Wilson introduces a mini rounded clutch purse with all sorts of size options. Then, it's time to hem our Little Black Dress with Angela Wolf. Marie Zinno wraps up the show with an embroidered placemat purse - an easy way to have your choice of colors and patterns for a classic preppy look.
9:00 AM Beads, Baubles and Jewels "Link It" Link filigree and pendants in creative ways. Learn to flat crimp a multi strand bracelet with Candie
Cooper, make a square link to link bracelet with Patti Bullard and a draped necklace using premade
chain - whether crimping, wrapping; link your jewelry together with these creative ideas.
|Tuesday, Nov 25|
8:00 AM Sewing with Nancy "Sew Techie Covers, Part 1" Make a personalized cover for your e-tablet or paper tablet. Learn how to sew covers for your
electronic devices and paper tablets using templates or commercial patterns. Then embellish them with
applique, quilting, techie circles, undercover stitching accents, plus more. With Nancy's expert
guidance, your personalized cover is fast, fabulous, and fun to make.
9:00 AM Fit 2 Stitch "The Perfect Tank" Your go to garment! Learn how to make it fit perfectly, flatter your figure and make you feel
|Wednesday, Nov 26|
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!
9:00 AM Sew It All "Patternmaking Prowess, Lynn Strobel" Learn expert fit tips and stitch a summer staple.
|Thursday, Nov 27|
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.
9:00 AM Knit and Crochet Now! "Socks"
Everyone loves knit or crochet socks and we have a pair of each for you. Robyn shows how to make
crochet a pair of graphic socks designed by Jewdy Lambert. Next up Kristin takes you step by step
through making a pair of striped socks by Lisa Carnahan. Square is crochet Cross Over.
|Friday, Nov 28|
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.
9:00 AM Knitting Daily "No-Needles Knits" You don't always need needles to knit. Today on Knitting Daily, Isela Phelps demonstrates the
knitting loom and shows how to make a mitered-square blanket. Then, Stitch Diva Jennifer Hansen chats
online about her new favorite tool, the lucet. Next, weaver Stephanie Flynn Sokolov introduces
knitters to basic loom weaving with an easy scarf. Then, on Tools of the Trade, Tanis shows us more
cool no-needles-needed products. On Loose Ends, host Vickie Howell invites viewers to join the latest
craze with a demonstration of arm knitting.