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October 2015 Volume 10/2015 WUSF TV
Monday, Oct 26

8:00 AM Sewing with Nancy "Quick Stitch to Wear Again, Part 1" Nancy highlights a simple, yet unconventional, approach to clothing repairs. Learn the Fool'em Jeans
Hem, the No-Bump Jeans Hem, a Snug-Up the Waist Fix, and a Cover-up Zipper Fix. You'll be surprised
at these easy methods to do your own clothing repairs quickly.

8:30 AM It's Sew Easy "Well-Dressed House"
Our home should be just as fashionable as our wardrobe but it's not always feasible to change your
furniture. Changing accessories is a great alternative. This episode features simple items that can
freshen the look of any room. Colbey Decker begins with an amazing chandelier to add instant glamour.
Then, meet Donna Babylon for a versatile cube footstool. We finish up with Angela's jacket lesson and
prepping the collar and lapel.

9:00 AM Beads, Baubles and Jewels "Problem Solving" Some of the best ideas come from trying to solve a particular design problem. Learn from this week's
experts as they help solve some common dilemmas in design. First, Jean Campbell has a lesson on how
to form herringbone increases and decreases and how those increases apply to design. Then, Kate
Richbourg demonstrates soldering domed shapes. Next is a workshop lesson showing how to glue crystal
flat backs onto all sorts of accessories for a custom look. Finally, Elizabeth Ward solves storage
issues with space saving ideas for bead storage.

Tuesday, Oct 27

8:00 AM Sewing with Nancy "Quick Stitch to Wear Again, Part 2" Nancy takes an easy and lighter approach to clothing repairs. Replace broken zippers, mend jeans, sew
on buttons, and more with this unconventional approach to repairs. Nancy breaks all the traditional
sewing rules with these easy clothing repair techniques. Zipper Remedy, Holes to Art, Lumberjack
Patches, Too Much Cake Fix, and more.

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 "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, Oct 28

8:00 AM Sewing with Nancy "Sew The Perfect T-Shirt, Part 1" Add a designer touch to an easy-to-make T-shirt-fast and fun! Designer Pamela Leggett joins Nancy to
share fitting techniques that flatter "real" figures and to show simple knit sewing tips for
T-shirts. Pamela's easy T-shirt pattern has a flattering style that gives options for the necklines
that are featured.

8:30 AM It's Sew Easy "The Fashionable Baby" It's never too early to inject a little style into life beginning with babies. What are the
fashionable babies wearing today? You can be sure it's not boring disposable diapers. Meet Krista
Tracy with a lesson on adding embroidery to custom diaper covers. Next is designer Pearl Krush with a
modified diaper bag with added insulation for busy moms. We finish up with jacket designer Angela
Wolf. It's time to sew the collar and facing.

9:00 AM Sew It All "Bathrobe Beauty, Erin Sundet" Tackle bulky, heavyweight fabric and make a cozy bathrobe.

Thursday, Oct 29

8:00 AM Sewing with Nancy "Sew The Perfect T-Shirt, Part 2" Sew a classic tee dress with easy fitting, sewing, and designing techniques. Nancy and designer
Pamela Leggett show how to apply sewing and fitting techniques from a T-shirt pattern to a wardrobe
classic-a comfortable tee dress. Also learn tips for several neckline variations and hemming options
ideal for dresses.

8:30 AM Fons & Porter's Love of Quilting "Fond Memories" One block quilts can make a dramatic statement. Mary and her guest Liz Porter will present one of our
new template sets called Whirling Pinwheels. They demonstrate cutting and piecing the various unique
shapes at create this dynamic pattern.

9:00 AM Knit and Crochet Now! "Colorful Hats" Learn how to crochet an African Flower Slouch with Robyn and work 2-color knit magic with Kristin's
Hat. Lena goes through the steps of a crochet Motif Cowl.

Friday, Oct 30

8:00 AM Sewing with Nancy "Beginning Landscape Quilting, Part 1" Learn landscape quilting using this simplistic approach and easy techniques. Nancy and her quilting
mentor Natalie Sewell streamline the landscape quilting process using a beginner's prospective. Learn
to use inspirational photos, choose fabric, and master messy and fussy cutting techniques. Create
trees easily with raw-edge applique techniques and give them dimension with fabric markers or oil

8:30 AM Quilt In A Day "My Crazy Valentine" Eleanor embellishes a paper pieced festive valentine with silk ribbon embroidery by machine.

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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