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July 2016 Volume 7/2016 WUSF TV
 
Mon, Jul 25

8:00 AM Sewing with Nancy "Double Wedding Ring Quilts, Part 1" Create a modern version of the Double Wedding Ring Quilt design. Victoria Findlay Wolfe, called a
"mod-quilt celebrity" by the Wall Street Journal, is Nancy's guest. Learn how to take a traditional
Double Wedding Ring Quilt design and give it a modern interpretation. The results are breathtaking in
their originality and diversity.

8:30 AM It's Sew Easy "Classic Accessories"
The key to making a signature piece work is accessories. Dress it up or down with a perfect scarf or
wrap. Cookie Gaynor starts with a few simple tricks and fabric choices for scarves to increase your
wardrobe quickly and stylishly. Lesson 2 of the Little Black Dress features silhouettes and sewing on
silk with a French seam, all with Angela Wolf. Joanne Banko gives plain pashmina wraps a makeover
with bobbin work from both the embroidery and sewing side.

9:00 AM Beads, Baubles and Jewels "Sparkle and Shine" Make your style sparkle and shine. Designer and author Ashley Bunting expresses her upbeat style
through leather, beading and wirework. In her Beading Lesson, Katie Hacker creates a layered
birthstone necklace you can make for yourself or give as a gift.

Tue, Jul 26

8:00 AM Sewing with Nancy "Double Wedding Ring Quilts, Part 2" Diversify basic techniques to create an original Double Wedding Ring Quilt Nancy's guest, Victoria
Findlay Wolfe, is a unique quilter whose work is rooted in tradition, yet she produces quilts that
push the proverbial quilting envelope. Learn the basic technique to create a Double Wedding Ring
Quilt, and then how to diversify the technique.

8:30 AM Quilting Arts "Fabric and Fabrications" Gain insight and practical tips to improve your art quilts through the use of color, pattern, shape,
proportion and balance. Lesley Riley infuses her personality into fragment fabric collages.
Improvisational quilter Pat Pauly shares ways to design compositions for fiber art, including
small-scale sketches, drawings, collage, and montage.

9:00 AM Fit 2 Stitch "Zippers, Here, There, Everywhere" Don't treat your zippers as just a way to hold up your skirt or close your jacket. You're missing one
of the most versatile fashion accents - learn all about zippers and how to use them.

Wed, Jul 27

8:00 AM Sewing with Nancy "How to Sew Art, Part 1" Start with a digital photo and create an awesome quilted fabric photograph. Nancy's guest, Tammie
Bowser, award winning quilter, shares her amazing technique of transforming a digital photo into
quilted photography. Learn how to change a photo into pixels, choose fabrics by color value, and
create a unique wall hanging.

8:30 AM It's Sew Easy "Dress Up Your Wardrobe" We expand our view of classics by adding surface embellishments to personalize your garment. Cindy
Hogan makes appliques from embroidery to add detail to any garment. Then, it's our next lesson in the
Little Black Dress from Angela Wolf and different seam finishes including the Hong Kong. Last is
embroidery expert Eileen Roche and easy dress embroidery for beautiful style.

9:00 AM Sew It All "Box Bag, Stacy Schlyer" Experiment with different interfacing weights to make a sturdy toiletry tote.

Thu, Jul 28

8:00 AM Sewing with Nancy "How to Sew Art, Part 2" Add the finishing touches to a gorgeous photograph wall hanging. During this second episode with
guest Tammie Bowser, learn how to put the finishing touches on a quilted photograph wall hanging.
Also, learn how to improve your design by using specific fabric values and positioning of the fabric
pieces in an random manner.

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, Jul 29

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 Quilt In A Day "Monitor Barn with Hole in the Barn Door" Eleanor starts the series by pieces a barn from fabric.

9:00 AM Knitting Daily "Novelty of It All" Create a novel effect with non-traditional yarns. Yarn designer Barry Klein shares tips and tricks to
get the maximum effect. Soak up the creative spirit of writer and artist Kathy Cano-Murillo. Author
Laura Nelkin's combines novelty yarn and beads to make an elegant bracelet. Tanis Gray makes a
charming daisy applique with crystals. Vickie Howell crochets a cool cable pattern with lofty,
colorful yarn.

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