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Sew Young, Sew Fun Series 600 (cc)

Sew Young, Sew Fun Series 600 (cc)

Host Nina Kay Milenius (Donovan) and guest experts share their knowledge and inspiration for great sewing projects. Each program will bring viewers up to date with modern sewing technology, current sewing tools, and the latest sewing techniques. Produced by Sue Hausmann and VMS, Inc. Closed-Captioned. Programs available on 13 individual DVDs, Digital Streaming Files or Videos; also in a 13-Disc Set. For pricing call in US: 800.876.2447/Intl. 603.434.9262 or e-mail
Also see: Sew Young, Sew Fun Series 300; Sew Young, Sew Fun Series 400; Sew Young, Sew Fun Series 500; America Sews Series 1000 - 1900; America Quilts Creatively Series 100 - 500.

List of Titles


1. Stitches That Serve (cc)

1. Stitches That Serve (cc)

Spread the fun of sewing by creating for others. Megan Fraley shares projects her Girl Scout troop makes for babies in need in her community. Learn how to find a charity in your community, how to make your own pattern and fun embellishment ideas. Also, we talk about Make a Blanket Day and making quilt blocks Click for more


2. Yum, Yum Sewing (cc)

2. Yum, Yum Sewing (cc)

You can sew food! With a bit of imagination, sewing food is easier than cooking. Here we "cook up" bacon, eggs, and more using fabric scraps, batting and free motion quilting. We learn about making patterns from household items, using different types of batting and topping pizza with hook and loop tape; then, make Click for more


3. Making Memories (cc)

3. Making Memories (cc)

Create memories of your family, friends and your pets using paper and your sewing machine. Sewing decorative stitches or embroideries on paper is a quick and fun way to scrapbook. Learn about color fast printable fabric and how to sew on paper. Watch this fun show to learn how to preserve your everlasting memories Click for more


4. Knit One, Sew Two (cc)

4. Knit One, Sew Two (cc)

If you love to sew, you will love to knit and visa versa. Erik Stedje talks about shearing sheep, creating his own wool and his knitwear collections. Learn the basics of knitting to create a knit headband; then, to keep your hands and arms warm while sledding, make wrist warmers using fleece and an overlock Click for more


5. Messenger Bags (cc)

5. Messenger Bags (cc)

Custom-create a bag that fits your personality and all your stuff. Teresa Vasilchik shows you how to make her messenger bag and embellish it, as you like. Learn how to design curves, to create heavier fabric with interfacing, and a simple way to line your bag. Then complete the ensemble with a wallet to match. Click for more


6. Cover It Up (cc)

6. Cover It Up (cc)

For the holidays, Brittany Moorehead jazzes up plain chairs by topping them off with Santa hats. Using fleece or felt, Brittany teaches you to measure your chairs to create a pattern, how to add a seam allowance, how to effortlessly sew heavier fabrics, and then show you a neat trick to eliminate a seam. 2008/CC Click for more


7. Have You Any Wool? (cc)

7. Have You Any Wool? (cc)

The national "Make It Yourself With Wool" competition takes center stage as Beth Horner shares her award-winning wool garments. Beth tells us about her love of sewing and why she loves to sew with wool. To compliment Beth's creations, she shows you how to make a chenille-embroidered rug, just another fun sewing Click for more


8. Habitat Blanket (cc)

8. Habitat Blanket (cc)

Set your imagination free, making a quilt for someone special. Pamela Rerko turns her artistic ideas into theme quilts that reflect lessons from school. Whether it is the solar system or a walk in the woods that inspires her, Pamela uses applique, couching and other sewing techniques to decorate her quilt tops. Click for more


9. Conversation Bags (cc)

9. Conversation Bags (cc)

Keeley and Korey Coburn create a personalized bag guaranteed to spark conversation. Next learn appliqué tips and how to take fabric, ribbon and other items lying around the house to create a fun bag with a lining. Then top off any outfit with an easy-to-make flower pin. 2008/CC Closed-Captioned JSCA 30 Click for more


10. Your Zone (Room), The Sequel (cc)

10. Your Zone (Room), The Sequel (cc)

Once again, Sew Young, Sew Fun brings you ideas for your zone or your room. Jesse and Elizabeth Leukema show us how to sew with denim. Together they create curtains for their window, then a handy, and changeable, pocket bed caddy for storing all their favorite bedtime things. Also you learn important Click for more


11. Colors, Colors, Colors (cc)

11. Colors, Colors, Colors (cc)

One of the best parts of quilting is putting different colors together to create a quilt design. Here we meet a young lady who has not only an eye for color but also a love for designing and sewing, Samantha Phillips. Samantha talks about traditional Bargello quilting and creates a bright wall hanging. 2008/CC Click for more


12. Reduce, Reuse, Recycle Into Fashion (cc)

12. Reduce, Reuse, Recycle Into Fashion (cc)

Are your jeans too small or too short? Don't toss them out. Do like Kelsey Coburn and cut them up and make them into a personalized jacket. Kelsey added fun embroidery designs to cut up squares of old denim. With a serger, she created fabric from the squares, which were then made into a simple jacket. Learn Click for more


13. Technology Today and Sewing (cc)

13. Technology Today and Sewing (cc)

Sewing today is not like what grandma used to do. Kristen Moorehead shows you how easy it is to create your school logo using sewing software for your PC. Simply point and click to create logos, monograms, and even turn pictures of your pets into stitches; also learn how to make fleece scarves embellished with Click for more





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