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America Sews Series 1600

Sue Hausmann, a sewing expert for 40 years and the author of 26 books, including Sew Fast, Faster, Fastest, hosts this series which offers the latest in sewing techniques for clothing, home decor, and gifts. Sue and her guest sewing experts share tips and tools, and motivate viewers to create beautiful and useful sewing creations. Produced by Sue Hausmann and VMS, Inc. Series: 13 x 30-minute programs.
Also see: America Sews Series 1000; America Sews Series 1100; America Sews Series 1200; America Sews Series 1300; America Sews Series 1400; America Sews Series 1500; America Sews Series 1700; America Sews Series 1800; America Sews Series 1900; America Quilts Creatively Series 100 - 500 ; Sew Young, Sew Fun Series 300 - 600.


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List of Titles


1. Spring Into the Seasons

1. Spring Into the Seasons

Guest Joyce Drexler teaches new and exciting ways to create special embellishments for banners, wall hangings and garments to celebrate the seasons. Techniques on this project include embroidery, applique, and texture plus plenty of instruction on how to stabilize, thread types and more. This program's Quick Click for more


2. Technology Meets Quilters and Sewers (cc)

2. Technology Meets Quilters and Sewers (cc)

See the exciting ways to create using the technology of printing pictures, labels, history and more with your home computer and printer. Create really large pictures on fabric quickly and easily. Guests Shauna Beatty and Joe Hesch bring a variety of projects and techniques to inspire and instruct you. Click for more


3. Easy Elegant Home Dec

3. Easy Elegant Home Dec

Wonderful window treatments are the theme of this show. Jennette Wilch teaches us all about ribbon types and where to use them. Learn how to make the basic shades, valances, curtains and more, then add ribbon and trim to turn them into one-of-a-kind decorator window embellishments. This program's Quick Project: Click for more


4. New Ways to Applique and Quilt

4. New Ways to Applique and Quilt

Create wonderful piecing and applique a fast, easy way. Guest Letitia Hutchings is an artist with color and design. She demonstrates her original method to piece and place with step by steps that result in beautiful wall hangings, table runners, and more. This program's Quick Project: Miracle Bartack Bow. 05/08DE Click for more


5. Sew With Insulated Fabric

5. Sew With Insulated Fabric

New specialty fabrics mean you can create exciting new projects. Guest Eva Holen brings a variety of fun projects with focus on the new insulated fabric that protects against heat. See how to make an easy Travel Ironing Ensemble with special carriers for hot iron, curling iron and more. This program's Quick Click for more


6. Embroidery Machine Essentials

6. Embroidery Machine Essentials

Guest Nancy Cornwell demonstrates new ways to use embroidery to add texture and to embellish your garments, gifts and crafts. The emphasis is on how to look at the elements of embroidery designs for a variety of embellishment opportunities. See how one embroidery can be sewn in a number of different ways. This Click for more


7. Quilt Design Made Easy

7. Quilt Design Made Easy

See how easy it is to see your quilt before you sew it. Guest Penny McMorris demonstrates the fast and fun way to create new quilt designs and manipulate the old designs. See pieced quilts, appliqué, paper piecing and more in fabrics and colors before you sew it, then print guides for layout, sewing order, fabric Click for more


8. Today's Way to Cross-Stitch (cc)

8. Today's Way to Cross-Stitch (cc)

Patti Jo Larson brings exciting new ways to create with cross-stitch designs. Learn how to design cross-stitched and window and window sheers and an easy way to put them up. Frame memories, make gifts, embellish garments and much more. Learn the best threads, stabilizers and fabrics for this creative craft. Click for more


9. Im

9. Im"press"ive Home Dec Sewing (cc)

Learn special techniques to make sewing for your home practical and professional. Guest Pam Hastings demonstrates a dust ruffle, duvet cover, flange pillows, window valance and more to create a beautiful bedroom. This program's Quick Project: Reversible Table Topper with Wraparound Binding. 05/08DE/CC JSCA Click for more


10. Lovely Lace Ideas

10. Lovely Lace Ideas

Guest Jennette Wilch demonstrates how to create wonderful projects with lace. Learn about different types of lace and tricks and tips about how to work with them. See how to incorporate lace in the design of garments, home decorator sewing and more. This program's Quick Project: Historical Linens' Hanging Organizer. Click for more


11. Express Quilts With a Message

11. Express Quilts With a Message

New tools and techniques mean you create a quilt in hours instead of weeks. Guest Jill Repp teaches the express steps of fusing, sewing, and embellishing that result in quick quilts with professional results. Learn a trick to include a personal message with every quilt. This program's Quick Project: Personalized Click for more


12. Applique the High Tech Way

12. Applique the High Tech Way

Guest Lindee Goodall demonstrates the foolproof way to applique with success. Her attention to detail including thread colors, stabilizers, background and applique fabrics will teach you how to create with ease. Lindee teaches foolproof ways to make projects you will want to make for gifts and to keep for yourself. Click for more


13. Adding Dimension to Chenille

13. Adding Dimension to Chenille

Learn the basics of fabric chenille, then how to add dimension with appliqué, embroidery and more. Guest Carol Ingram brings projects to inspire you to try new techniques plus what to do with your leftover scraps. This program's Quick Project: "No Sweat" Sweatshirt. 05/08DE JSCA 30 min. Click for more





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