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June 2015 Volume 6/2015 WUSF TV
 
Monday, Jun 29

8:00 AM Sewing with Nancy "Doll Fashion Studio, Part 2"
Little girl's gifts in minutes-sew simple 18" doll outfits for all occasions. Nancy and designer Joan
Hinds create adorable doll clothes that are easy to sew and incorporate fast closures for little
fingers. Learn to make impressive special occasion clothing including a fairy princess dress, a
cheerleader outfit, a snowy day ensemble, and a sweetheart dress. Sew gathers, sweet necklines, easy
hems, fancy trim, and more.

8:30 AM It's Sew Easy "Fashion Upgrades"
Angela Wolf starts out with adding embellishments to finished jackets to create an original design.
Then, Annie O'Connor uses flat pattern design methods to show how to combine and relocate darts for
one of a kind design. Last, Pam Hastings introduces the perfect dress for an active lifestyle. She
shows how changing the pattern--adding and subtracting sleeves, collars and more can make a totally
new look.

9:00 AM Beads, Baubles and Jewels "Getting Started In Jewelry Making" With a few supplies and cold connection techniques, designer Abbi Berta quickly creates mixed media
earrings. She also makes a textured cuff with a torch-fired patina to introduce metalwork. Viewer
Leslie Rocha tells how her first jewelry class and love of music blossomed into a passion for making
jewelry from guitar wire and picks.

Tuesday, Jun 30

8:00 AM Sewing with Nancy "Sew Knits with Confidence, Part 1" Build your confidence and learn easy techniques to sew and embellish stylish new knits. Knit fashions
are in vogue and Nancy provides up-to-the-minute sewing tips to make them quickly. Learn about the
vast array of knits, smart pattern choices, great tools, and easy techniques for seams, elastics,
necklines, hems, zippers, embellishments, and lots more. From simple ribbing to ruffly accents,
you'll learn the basics from an expert.

8:30 AM Quilting Arts "Ribbon and Floss" Have you noticed the beautiful designer ribbons available these days? Jane Sassaman demonstrates how
to make lovely ribbon rosettes to wear as a pin, or use as an embellishment. Susan Brubaker Knapp's
technique of using simple embroidery and then free-motion machine work brings out the personality of
special fabrics. Carrie Bloomston's pillows feature inspirational words and motifs make with silk
sari ribbon.

9:00 AM Fit 2 Stitch "Collar Options"

Details make the difference. Give any garment a whole new look by changing the collar. Learn about
various collar options and how to apply them.

 

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