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Sewing with Nancy Previous Broadcasts

Stress-Free Quilting with Machine Embroidery, Part 1 (Episode #2718)

KQED Life: Wed, Jul 23, 2014 -- 2:30 PM

Piece perfect quilt blocks with ease using your embroidery machine. Nancy and embroidery guru Denise Abel teach you how to piece quilt blocks using a combination of machine embroidery and techniques borrowed from paper piecing. There's no precise measuring or cutting needed! Piece blocks by layering fabric over guidelines that the machine stitches onto stabilizer. Perfect blocks every time!

Handbags 2-Designer Knockoffs, Part 2 (Episode #2717)

KQED Life: Wed, Jul 23, 2014 -- 2:00 PM

Stitch a designer handbag with simply sophisticated embroidery details. Start with a rectangle of fabric and add unique embroidery accents such as shaped corners and precisely stitched grommet holes to make a stunning designer bag. Join Nancy and embroidery expert Eileen Roche to learn these exciting details. Get the inside scoop on customized pockets, straps, and linings.

Handbags 2-Designer Knockoffs, Part 1 (Episode #2716)

KQED Life: Wed, Jul 16, 2014 -- 2:30 PM

Love the look of designer bags, but hate the price? Embroider a "knockoff" bag for less. Tame the trickiest tasks of stitching a designer handbag using sewing and embroidery tips from Nancy and embroidery specialist Eileen Roche. Learn how to add grommets for function and flair. Take sewing handbags to a new level.

Quilt with Carefree Curves, Part 2 (Episode #2715)

KQED Life: Wed, Jul 16, 2014 -- 2:00 PM

Make traditional to super-sized quilt blocks with easy carefree curves. Tedious quilting methods are a thing of the past! Nancy gives a facelift to timely quilt block designs such as Hearts and Gizzards, Fan, and Wagon Wheel. Learn unconventional yet simple techniques for quilting curves, plus options for making big, dynamic quilt blocks.

Quilt with Carefree Curves, Part 1 (Episode #2714)

KQED Life: Wed, Jul 9, 2014 -- 2:30 PM

Create carefree curved designs without ever cutting a curve! Nancy takes the stress out of piecing traditional quilt block designs such as the Drunkard's Path, Blackbird Pie, and Mill Wheel. Learn the secret that eliminates concave and convex curves as you create easy quilt projects.

Applique-Large & Small, Part 2 (Episode #2713)

KQED Life: Wed, Jul 9, 2014 -- 2:00 PM

Make traditional to super-sized quilt blocks with easy carefree curves. Tedious quilting methods are a thing of the past! Nancy gives a facelift to timely quilt block designs like Hearts and Gizzards, Fan, and Wagon Wheel Blocks. Learn unconventional yet simple techniques for quilting curves, plus options for making big, dynamic quilt blocks.

Applique-Large & Small, Part 1 (Episode #2712)

KQED Life: Wed, Jul 2, 2014 -- 2:30 PM

Create carefree curved designs without ever cutting a curve! Nancy takes the stress out of piecing traditional quilt designs such as the Drunkard's Path, Blackbird Pie, and Mill Wheel quilt blocks. Learn the secret that eliminates concave and convex curves as you create easy quilt projects.

Sew Amazing Scarves, Part 3 (Episode #2711)

KQED Life: Wed, Jul 2, 2014 -- 2:00 PM

Sewing ideas for scarves abound in this program with a potpourri of amazing techniques. Nancy shows her infamous wrapped corner, elastic thread shirring options, embroidery, fringing, and more. Create easy scarves such as the Loop and Tuck, Fringed Folly, and Embroidered Elegance that are chic, stylish, and fun to wear!

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