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April 2016 Volume 4/2016 WUSF TV
Monday, Apr 25

8:00 AM Sewing with Nancy "Travel Gear Made Easy, Part 1" Organize and tote your valuables for vacation, shopping, and work with quick and classy gear. Nancy's
guest, Mary Mulari, has designed unique travel accessories that are clever and trendy. She and Nancy
show how to make a roll-up blanket, easy zipper pulls, a roomy fold-up tote, a tray for gathering
travel supplies, and much more. Organize your stuff so you can kick back and enjoy the ride!

8:30 AM It's Sew Easy "Costume Fun"
Once you gain sewing confidence, you can explore new possibilities. Cosplay enthusiast Cheryl Sleboda
fearlessly sews with unusual fabrics to create today's trendiest costumes. Angela Wolf embroiders on
leather and embroidery educator Rebecca Kemp Brent creates changeable body art with faux tattoos for
fun and fashion.

9:00 AM Beads, Baubles and Jewels " Wire Coiling" Inventor Sandra Lupo uses the ancient art of wire coiling to make wire-wrapped cones for end caps,
tassel toppers and other creative embellishments. Learn to create a Kumihimo board to create a braid
finished with cones and a clasp. Katie shows how to make a riveted leather strap bracelet with

Tuesday, Apr 26

8:00 AM Sewing with Nancy "Travel Gear Made Easy, Part 2" Stitch travel projects that "rock" with inspiration from Mary Mulari's ingenious creations. Author
and designer Mary Mulari teams up with Nancy to make travel gear perfect for gifts or yourself. Learn
the basics of making a travel trio bag set, a jewels and treats bag, a curling iron tote, a tee with
secret pockets for valuables, and other travel inspired projects. Versatile designs-simple enough for

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 "Reunions" For your school or family reunion, design and sew a trendy knit top that fits perfectly. Peggy shows
how the tank top then easily becomes a dress.

Wednesday, Apr 27

8:00 AM Sewing with Nancy "Sewing with Nancy's 30th Anniversary Special, Part 1" Reminisce with Nancy and a studio audience as she takes you behind the scenes over the past 30 years.
Nancy commemorates 30 years on TV with a trip down memory lane. She introduces her family, friends,
special guests, and several coworkers in this celebratory show with old TV clips, bloopers, and more.
Nancy's friend, Mary Mulari, and coworkers chitchat about crazy things that happened on and off the
set over the years.

8:30 AM It's Sew Easy "Wedding Bells" The pathway to sewing may lead right down the aisle. Fashion expert Angela Wolf shows how to
embroider on tulle to create a stunning one-of-a-kind wedding gown. Quilt designer Kim Montagnese
creates a keepsake ring-bearer pillow with computer design software and creative embellisher Clare
Rowley tops it off with custom-made bridal veils.

9:00 AM Sew It All "Pillowcase Dress, Carol Ingram" Make a simple pillowcase dress embellished with hand embroidery.

Thursday, Apr 28

8:00 AM Sewing with Nancy "Sewing with Nancy's 30th Anniversary Special, Part 2" Celebrate past and present memorable experiences with Nancy's special guests and a live TV audience.
Gail Brown, Natalie Sewell, and Eileen Roche are among the special guests that reminisce with Nancy
about past TV programs and their experiences then and now on Sewing With Nancy. See touching
"Creative Kindness" and "Nancy's Corner" exerpts and hilarious TV clips and bloopers. Plus, hear from
several of Nancy's sewing fans.

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.

Friday, Apr 29

8:00 AM Sewing with Nancy "Embellish Outside The Box, Part 1" Revitalize your wardrobe as you embellish "outside the box"-create artsy free-form details. Designer
and playful stitcher Vicki Tracy joins Nancy in a quest to embellish without any rules. They decorate
a variety of clothing and accessories with beads, buttons, and nontraditional trim as they do easy
and clever techniques such as carefree couching, button collages, sassy sandwiching, edgy ruffles,
and more.

8:30 AM Quilt In A Day "Quick Trip" Sewn from strips this quilt is simplified with unmatched seams.

9:00 AM Knitting Daily " In Living Color!" Today we're living in color! First, designer Annie Modesitt talks color theory and creates a vibrant
slip-stitch cowl. Then we enter the colorful world of wearable artist Nicholas James White in our
Space to Space segment. Next Laura Bryant demonstrates painting with yarn to create spectacular
effects with hand-painted fibers. On Tools of the Trade, Tanis presents tools and yarns that brighten
up to your knitting life. Finally, Vickie rambles about the bramble stitch on Loose Ends.

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