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Patchwork Patterns Inspired by Antique Quilts, Part 2 (Episode #3015H)

KQED Life: Wed, Jul 26, 2017 -- 2:30 PM

Nancy and guest, Julie Hendricksen, continue a look back in time to admire the work of quilt-making pioneers who didn't have the conveniences that we have today. Their skills, patterns, fabric choices, and designs serve as inspiration for quilts that we can reproduce. Be inspired by the Sewing Basket, Pinwheel, Medallion, and Triangles in a Row quilts.

Patchwork Patterns Inspired by Antique Quilts, Part 1 (Episode #3014H)

KQED Life: Wed, Jul 26, 2017 -- 2:00 PM

Learn how to create your own versions of antique quilt designs from a collection of history-rich quilts spanning the late 1800s through the 1930s. Julie Hendricksen, antique-quilt collector, joins Nancy to unlock the secrets of quilts from yesteryear. Vintage patterns such as the Snowball, Postage Stamp, Checkerboard, and 100-Patch are featured.

Doodle Stitching, Part 3 (Episode #3013H)

KQED Life: Wed, Jul 19, 2017 -- 2:30 PM

Instead of using pen and paper, use your sewing machine and colorful thread as your tools for doodling. There's no right or wrong way to Doodle Stitch. Rather, let the creative process be your guide. Nancy will show you how to create small, artistic projects without a rulebook.

Doodle Stitching, Part 2 (Episode #3012H)

KQED Life: Wed, Jul 19, 2017 -- 2:00 PM

Doodling-we've all done it with pen and paper. Now it can easily be replicated on fabric. Let Nancy inspire you to use simple stitches, and odds and ends of fabric to create greeting cards to desktop art from spontaneous Doodle Stitching ideas.

Doodle Stitching, Part 1 (Episode #3011H)

KQED Life: Wed, Jul 12, 2017 -- 2:30 PM

We've all doodled, sketching with short pencil strokes or shapes in the margins of notes or homework. Nancy teaches you to translate those doodles onto fabric with your sewing machine to create small works of fiber art. The sewing is fast, and the end result - satisfying.

Trusty Triangles - A Row-By-Row Sampler Quilt, Part 2 (Episode #3010H)

KQED Life: Wed, Jul 12, 2017 -- 2:00 PM

Half-square triangles serve as the foundation for three stunning row-by-row quilt designs. Nancy demonstrates how to create Perpetual Pinwheels, Star Gazer, and Flying Home. Incorporate these rows into the Trusty Triangles Row-By-Row Sampler Quilt, or use the techniques to create your own work of fiber art.

Trusty Triangles - A Row-By-Row Sampler Quilt, Part 1 (Episode #3009H)

KQED Life: Wed, Jul 5, 2017 -- 2:30 PM

Nancy explains how to arrange simple half-square triangles into beautiful row-by-row designs. Learn how to make half-square triangles, and assemble three rows of a six row sampler quilt. Designs include - Opposing Arrows, Teetering Triangles, and Twirling Triangles.

10-20-30 Minutes to Recycle Jeans, Part 2 (Episode #3008H)

KQED Life: Wed, Jul 5, 2017 -- 2:00 PM

What's old is new again! Restyle your old jeans into useful and decorative home accessories. Nancy applies her 10-20-30 Minutes to Sew philosophy to create Soft-sided Bins, the Double Duty Mat for sewing and pressing, the Crossbody Jeans Bag, and the Two-for-One Apron.

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