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Sewing with Nancy Previous Broadcasts

Free-Motion Quilting 1-2-3, Part 1 (Episode #3105H)

KQED Life: Wed, Sep 20, 2017 -- 2:30 PM

See how fun and approachable free-motion machine quilting can be. Learn how to make loops, spiral roses, the flower power fill pattern, and versatile square flowers. Nancy and guest, author Lori Kennedy, share techniques that create beautiful results.

Renegade Sewing & Quilting Tips (Episode #3104H)

KQED Life: Wed, Sep 20, 2017 -- 2:00 PM

Need a sewing rescue? Nancy shares ideas to get you out of a pinch. She enlists household items to create unusual and reliable solutions to make your sewing, quilting, pressing, and pattern cutting go faster and easier. Also learn novel ways to organize sewing and quilting supplies.

Precut Fabrics for Speedy Projects, Part 3 (Episode #3103H)

KQED Life: Wed, Sep 13, 2017 -- 2:30 PM

Experience the wonderful possibilities of precut fabric packs. See how quickly and easily Nancy and guest, Maria DeGroot, stitch projects like the Quilt & Go Tote and the Strip-by-Strip Reversible Quilt from 2 1/2 inches precut fabric strips. With a little cutting, 10" precut squares transform into the Split and Spin Pinwheel quilt.

Precut Fabrics for Speedy Projects, Part 2 (Episode #3102H)

KQED Life: Wed, Sep 13, 2017 -- 2:00 PM

Unlock the creative potential of the tasteful fabric combinations found in precut bundles. Nancy and guest, Maria DeGroot, transform 10" fabric squares into the stunning Chocolate Cake with Sprinkles Quilt and the beautiful Quarter Log Cabin Quilt, while 5" squares become the Charming Tote.

Precut Fabrics for Speedy Projects, Part 1 (Episode #3101H)

KQED Life: Wed, Sep 6, 2017 -- 2:30 PM

Unwrap those pretty precut fabric packs and start creating. Nancy and guest, Maria DeGroot, demonstrate how simple stitching and clever cutting can result in a variety of attractive quilt blocks. Learn the Charm Pack Scramble, and then try variations of the Charm Pack Double Scramble blocks. Create the Four's The Charm sashed block.

Quilt with an Embroidery Machine in 8 Easy Lessons, Part 2 (Episode #3026H)

KQED Life: Wed, Sep 6, 2017 -- 2:00 PM

Turn old school quilting into new school technology when using an embroidery machine for quilting. Eileen Roche, embroidery pro, joins Nancy to show how to hoop a quilt and handle the bulk with ease while stitching the designs automatically. Learn tips and techniques from quilting a table runner to a queen-sized quilt.

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