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October 2017 Volume 10/2017 WUSF TV
Mon, Oct 09

8:00 AM Sewing with Nancy "Beginning Landscape Quilting, Part 2" Learn to create a garden scene in fabric with this easy landscape quilting process. Natalie Sewell, landscape quilt artist, and Nancy create beautiful foliage, groundcover, and floral accents in their landscape quilt designs-learn the easy process in this program. Nancy and Natalie guide you in choosing fabric, cutting, clustering, highlighting, and adding dimension for beautiful detail in your quilt garden.

8:30 AM It's Sew Easy "When The Wind Blows" When the wind blows and the rain falls, stay warm and dry. Sewing educator Joanne Banko uses cozy polar fleece to sew a fashionable ruana with embroidered details, inspired by those worn in the mountains of South America. Designer and blogger Alex Woodbury shows how to sew and finish specially-coated fabric to make a super-cute raincoat to keep you dry and on-trend.

9:00 AM Beads, Baubles and Jewels "Creating Texture" Add texture to a simple design to create extra style. Jewelry-maker Samantha Skelton enamels a pendant, then uses a pencil to add motifs and texture to the design. In Katie's Beading Lesson, designer Candie Cooper joins Katie Hacker to macrame a colorful rainbow bracelet for teens and tweens.

Tue, Oct 10

8:00 AM Sewing with Nancy "Beginning Landscape Quilting, Part 3" Spontaneous landscape quilting techniques are the secret to creating picturesque scenes. Nancy and her quilting buddy Natalie Sewell have fine-tuned the process of landscape quilting. You'll learn to cut blooms, accents, and mountains creatively and enhance them easily with fabric, paint, or markers. Then, give life to your designs as you stipple, following the movement of the fabric with easy tips from Natalie and Nancy.

8:30 AM Quilting Arts "Culture In Cloth" Transferring art images from one medium to another expresses old cultures in new ways. Art quilte Enid Gjelten Weichselbaum translates ancient Norse sagas into story quilts. Quiltmaker Pepper Cory celebrates Far East culture with patchwork and sashiko to create wrapping cloths called furoshiki.

9:00 AM Fit 2 Stitch "Casual Events and Parties" Starting with a well-fitting t-shirt, learn to create a variety of trendy fashions for family events, showers and less dressy evenings out.

Wed, Oct 11

8:00 AM Sewing with Nancy "A Modern Quilting Bee" Join Nancy at the Quilt Expo in Madison, WI, for a modern gathering of all things quilting The term "quilting bee" might bring to mind faded images of women gathered around a quilt stretched on a frame. Now, ponder the term "modern quilting bee," an image with thousands of quilt enthusiasts at a convention center.

8:30 AM Fresh Quilting "Transparency and Big Stitch" For special effects, look through the design or use big stitches. Aviator and quiltmaker Yvonne Fuchs uses transparency as a design element. Learn to work with a virtual quilt group to create a quilt for charity. Modern quilter Riane Menardi combines hand quilting with machine quilting to create high-contrast designs with depth, texture and movement.

9:00 AM Sew It All " In The Bag, Linda Lum Debono" Incorporate different sewing techniques to create a one-of-a-kind purse.

Thu, Oct 12

8:00 AM Sewing with Nancy "Sewing Today's Fashion Trends-Tunics" Make your own fashion statement when you stitch this stylish and versatile knit tunic with Nancy's expert guidance and helpful sewing hints. Nancy walks you step-by-step through the sewing process, showing that knit sewing is enjoyable and easy. Learn how simple tools and notions streamline the stitching process of collars, sleeves, and seams.

8:30 AM Fons & Porter's Love of Quilting "Crazy-Quilted Laptop Sleeve" Guest Mallory Donohue and host Sara Gallegos join forces to teach crazy quilting! This laptop sleeve is a fun place to try it out, and go wild with the embroidery options on your sewing machine.

9:00 AM Knit and Crochet Now! "Lacy Shawls" Jenny King demonstrates her beautiful crochet Blue Lagoon Shawl-perfect for many occasions. Cary Piere's knit Rhea Capelet is next with Kristin. Lena shows how to make a Tunisian Scarf.

Fri, Oct 13

8:00 AM Sewing with Nancy "Sew Smart-A Three Season Jacket" If it's been awhile since you stitched a jacket, take the easy approach and create a swing-style jacket made from comfortable, yet fashionable knit. Nancy returns to her sewing roots sharing timesaving sewing tips while creating a stylish jacket with two collar options and sleeve lengths. Learn updated sewing techniques for Ponte knit, a fabric that stitches like a woven, but drapes like a knit.

8:30 AM Quilt In A Day "How Charming" A charming quilt using squares with a scalloped edge.

9:00 AM Knitting Daily "Crochet Home" Crochet some style for your home. Editor Marcy Smith highlights a unique, colorful rug and Toni Rexroat talks about crochet and home decor. Marcy Smith shows a charming log cabin afghan and Tanis Gray shares a perfect stitch for a house warming gift. Vickie Howell transforms a doily pattern into a chic throw rug with multiple strands of yarn and a big hook.