Sewing Newsletter (Page 5)
|March 2015||Volume 3/2015||WUSF TV|
|Mon, Mar 30|
8:00 AM Sewing with Nancy " Expressive Sweatshirts, Part 1" Use fabric strips and some ingenuity to decorate innovative tops and vests styled from sweatshirts. Nancy and guest Mary Mulari express creativity using 2-1/2" strips to embellish a top with faced and folded stripes, and a fitted vest with staggered stripes that are pinked and fused to form cross bars. Then they serge and twist strips for a shaded striped vest, and make 3D bias vines and chenille blossoms the focal point on another top. These expressive tops and vests all start with sweatshirts!
8:30 AM It's Sew Easy "Accent On Embellishment" In sewing it's embellishments that are the extra step that takes us from ordinary to extraordinary. Angela Wolf is known for beautifully fitted jackets. On this show she adds trim to take them over the top with style. Then, Marie Zinno shares a way to make simple work out clothing into stylish day wear all with embroidery. Finally, the perfect accent is a couture detail. Janet Pray demonstrates mistake proof bound button holes.
9:00 AM Beads, Baubles and Jewels " Mixing Simple Metal Smithing with Stringing" Designer and author Candie Cooper has a unique lesson on coordinating your jewelry pieces. She
creates simple layered earrings and then a knotted necklace. She also shares a tool tip for using a
hammer and anvil. Katie's Beading Lesson is about coiled bead bracelets to suit any style.
|Tue, Mar 31|
8:00 AM Sewing with Nancy "Expressive Sweatshirts, Part 2" Learn novel embellishing and impressive sweatshirt revamping ideas. Nancy teams up with Mary Mulari
to make a fashionable cowl neckline by using the bottom ribbing in the Bottom to Top Sweatshirt. Then
they trim the neck and cuffs of the Denim Do-Over with denim strips and buttons. A shirt and
sweatshirt are recycled for the layered Calico Country top, while the asymmetrical Oriental top is
styled with shaped hems, cuffs, and a V-neck.
9:00 AM Fit 2 Stitch " Yoga Pants - Out of the Gym to the Office"
Discover the versatility and fit of yoga pants. Women wear them for more occasions than just exercise