Machine embroidery featured on show

Information on machine embroidery, making a chocolate fondant cake and preparing breakfast treats will be the featured topics on “Creative Living” at 9:30 p.m. Tuesday and noon Thursday.

Author and designer Cindy Losekamp will talk about the origin of stumpwork, which was formerly done by hand. She’ll demonstrate machine embroidery using dimensional flowers on sweaters, sweatshirts and quilts. Her business is called Sew Artfully Yours Inc., and she lives in Trenton, Ind.

For all you chocolate lovers out there, how about a chocolate fondant gift cake? Nancy Siler is going to demonstrate how to cover a cake with fondant to look like a giant gift, and she will even tie it up with an edible bow! Siler is with Wilton Brands in Woodridge, Ill.

Everyone knows that breakfast is the most important meal of the day. Teresa Wagner is a registered dietitian with DairyMax, and she’s going to prepare some tasty breakfast treats that are nutrient rich — besides being delicious. She’s from Fort Worth, Texas.

Information on gift making, prepare-ahead sandwiches and working with preserved plant materials will be the featured topics on “Creative Living” at noon Tuesday and 2 p.m. Saturday.

Floral designer Rose Riley will show how to make a variety of gifts priced under $20. She’s the owner of Katie’s Flowerland in Clovis.

Sandwiches aren’t “just sandwiches” according to cookbook author Sue Vaughn. Vaughn will demonstrate some of her favorite prepare-ahead sandwiches for busy people. Her company is Jan-Su Publications, and she’s from Lamesa, Texas.

Janice Urie, owner of Frontier Flowers in Lakin, Kan., will show a vast array of designs using preserved plant materials. She’ll also discuss the advantages of using them in homes and offices since they’re more like fresh flowers.