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Sewing with Nancy Previous Broadcasts

All Occasion Fabric Wraps, Part 1 (Episode #2813)

KQED Life: Wed, Oct 18, 2017 -- 2:30 PM

Wrap it up in style-make easy-to-sew fabric wraps to accessorize your wardrobe . Nancy and guest Mary Mulari present quick to sew coverups for elegant evenings, travel, to the beach, and more. They start with clever and useful ways to wear classic shawls, and ways to keep them in place. Nancy and Mary then demonstrate how to make unique wrap shapes that are easy to cut out and sew or serge.

Rainbow Quilts for Scrap Lovers, Part 1 (Episode #3111H)

KQED Life: Wed, Oct 18, 2017 -- 2:00 PM

If you have volumes of fabric scraps, let quilting professional, Judy Gauthier and Nancy show you how to sort your fabric stash into useable pieces. This process is eye-opening; you'll learn that you have all the fabric you need right at your fingertips to create beautiful scrap quilts. Plus learn quilting tips for three clever quilt designs.

Doll Costume Dress Up, Part 2 (Episode #2812)

KQED Life: Wed, Oct 11, 2017 -- 2:30 PM

Nurture imaginative play with little ones-make doll costumes for them to envision their dreams! Attend a make believe rodeo, jump tall buildings in a single bound, become a mod-style witch, or try a bug's life with these 18" doll costumes. Guest Joan Hinds uses a minimum of pattern pieces in her easy-to-sew designs. Nancy and Joan sew doll costumes from unique fabrics and include a variety of techniques.

Sew Smart-A Three Season Jacket (Episode #3110H)

KQED Life: Wed, Oct 11, 2017 -- 2:00 PM

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.

Sewing Today's Fashion Trends-Tunics (Episode #3109H)

KQED Life: Wed, Oct 4, 2017 -- 2:30 PM

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.

Strip-By-Strip Patchwork Quilts, Part 2 (Episode #3108H)

KQED Life: Wed, Oct 4, 2017 -- 2:00 PM

Nancy and quilt designer, Donna Fenske, explore the use of color and design to achieve a rich depth of tone and dimension by using fabric strips to construct quilt blocks. Learn how fabric and block dimension changes produce an entirely new look. Projects include Jeweled Illusion and Tumbling Leaves table runners, and the Fractured Sunlight quilt.

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