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Needle Arts Studio with Shay Pendray

Episode #1601

A small painted canvas is inserted into the front of a tote bag for a great project bag. [26 minutes] Closed Captioning

This episode has not aired in the past few months on Iowa Public Television.

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Series Description: Each week Needle Arts Studio features Shay Pendray sharing her passion for the needle arts.

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  • Hardanger (#201)

    Hardanger is a counted thread technique that originated in the Hardanger district of Norway. It is distinguished by the satin stitch squares of cut threads. You will find this embroidery on the table linens in many homes in Norway. We have used this technique to create a "Floral Sachet" to bring this fine stitching to our viewers. [28 minutes]

  • Stumpwork (#202)

    Stumpwork or raised work, pads the stitching to give a three dimensional effect. We will show how to make a needle case with delicate, raised, three dimensional strawberries and scissors case with a poppy with free form petals. Both items make a beautiful gift for a friend or something just for you. [28 minutes]

  • Men In Stitching (#203)

    Come meet stitchers Jerry and Doug Kreinik, father and son, who will share their love of stitching with our audience. They will display a wide variety of creations and tell us how they got started stitching. We'll also stitch a small silk project that's the perfect start for those just discovering the needle arts. [28 minutes]

  • Cross Stitch for the Kitchen (#204)

    The age old art of cross stitch is wonderful stitching to embellish towels, aprons, hot mitts and a whole host of accessories for your kitchen. We will show you patterns, how to adapt the colors for your own kitchen and how to stitch the patterns on a variety of kitchen accessories. [28 minutes]

  • Bargello Eye Glass Case (#205)

    Bargello or flame stitch embroidery is characterized by a wavy or flame stitch. The distinctive patterns are found throughout our everyday lives in upholstery, towels, drapes and many places in our homes. These colorful patterns have been popular since the 15th century. We have given the eye glass case a new contemporary color scheme. You will be delighted to carry your glasses in such a colorful case. [28 minutes]

  • Episode #1501

    This crochet beaded bolero jacket uses fairy heavy yarn. Embellish a knitted bag with a silk ruffle [30 minutes]

  • Episode #1502

    This calendar comes with an embroidery project per month. Japanese Embroidery projects are shown. [30 minutes]

  • Episode #1503

    Lisa Gentry, the fastest crochet in the "Guiness Book of Records" designs a ticker tape sweater. [30 minutes]

  • Episode #1504

    Create a hot pink stitchery pillow, crochet a fabulous shrug and learn a cross-stitch project. [30 minutes]

  • Episode #1505

    A Bargello Tulip needlepoint pillow using silk threads and a visit to a consumer knit show in. [30 minutes]

  • Episode #1506

    The grandchildren learn to figure knit. Learn a variety of projects to knit or crochet. [30 minutes]

  • Episode #1507

    Learn how to chain stitch bright colored yarns on knitted or crochet sweaters for children. [30 minutes]

  • Episode #1508

    Learn how Koigu Yarns in Ontario, Canada hand paint yarns to achieve stunning color combinations. [30 minutes]

  • Episode #1509

    Tips for machine embroidery. Create a diamond knit pullover with fashion yarns. [30 minutes]

  • Episode #1510

    Learn how to stitch a needlepoint pillow and an alphabet needlepoint cushion. [30 minutes]

  • Episode #1511

    Learn crochet technique for a brocade afghan and use embroidery stitches to transform a dish towel. [30 minutes]

  • Episode #1512

    Liz Goodrick-Dillon shares her painted canvases as finished needlepoint Christmas stockings. [30 minutes]

  • Episode #1513

    Learn about needle punch embroidery, the various needle sizes and best way to handle them. [30 minutes]

  • Episode #1602

    An expert on knitting and crochet, Kathleen Sams, appears to demonstrate her Falling Leaves Afghan. [26 minutes]

  • Episode #1603

    This small cross stitch project is designed just right for a hostess gift or decorative cushion. [26 minutes]

  • Episode #1604

    Knitting and crochet expert Kathleen Sams demonstrates small motiff patterns to crochet. [26 minutes]

  • Episode #1605

    Shay has cross stitch and embroidery gifts to share and Kathleen Sams has a baby sweater to knit. [26 minutes]

  • Episode #1606

    Use simple embroidery stitches to decorate blue jeans. Learn to make a looped knitted scarf. [26 minutes]

  • Episode #1607

    Visit Stitches West, a knitting show in California, to see the latest knitting yarns and gadgets. [26 minutes]

  • Episode #1608

    Demonstrations include a traditional crochet ripple afghan and cross stitching on screening. [26 minutes]

  • Episode #1609

    A needlepoint cell phone case is made out of several different silk threads. [26 minutes]

  • Episode #1610

    A sorbet colored children's sweater and knitted lingerie are created. Shay sets off for Norway. [26 minutes]

  • Episode #1611

    A necklace of flowers is made to adorn a knitted sweater. Learn about knitted Victorian Lace. [26 minutes]

  • Episode #1612

    Becca Smith shows how to embellish the little black bag that she knitted on a previous series. [26 minutes]

  • Episode #1613

    Shay demonstrates a South African project of applique and stitched embellishments. [26 minutes]

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