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America Sews Series 1300

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 1400; America Sews Series 1500; America Sews Series 1600; 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. Autumn Applique Wallhanging

1. Autumn Applique Wallhanging

Beautiful embroideries, appliques and quilting techniques all combine to create a one of a kind wall hanging for your home. Guest Joyce Drexler demonstrates foolproof ways to create with new techniques for embellishment. This program's Quick Project: Potty Purse (which holds an extra roll of toilet tissue). Click for more


2. Flower Quilt Blocks

2. Flower Quilt Blocks

Guest Debra Green teaches a variety of techniques to create focal flower blocks to frame with a rotary cut quick pieced Irish Chain pattern. Learn appliqué, fabric folding, decorative painting, flower pounding and more. This program's Quick Project: Framed Flower Pillow. 05/08DE JSCA 30 min. Click for more


3. Unique Pattern Fitting

3. Unique Pattern Fitting

Learn to measure for perfect fitting patterns created especially for you from your specifications. Sheri McKillop and Kathy Ruddy demonstrate the latest computerized ways to see yourself in an embroidered garment before you sew it. This program's Quick Project: Customized Picture Frames. 05/08DE JSCA Click for more


4. Polar Magic, New Adventures With Fleece

4. Polar Magic, New Adventures With Fleece

Guest Nancy Cornwell is back with the newest ideas and techniques for sewing with fleece for your home and for yourself. Learn tips and techniques for fast, fun sewing. This program's Quick Project: Reversible Appliqué Fleece Blanket. 05/08DE JSCA 30 min. Click for more


5. Home Decorating Made Easy

5. Home Decorating Made Easy

Turning a bedroom into a fun retreat is easy with this variety of projects. Guest Ellie Joos demonstrates how to make a cornice, couch, pillows and more with special emphasis on appliqué and pillow shapes. This program's Quick Project: Appliquéd Fleece Pillow. 05/08DE JSCA 30 min. Click for more


6. Im

6. Im"press"ive Projects

Join Barbara Zagnoni for great tips to save time pressing and sewing. Learn techniques and tips to combine in a creative garment with a beautiful decorative openwork technique and foundation piecing. This program's Quick Project: Designer Toggle Buttons. 05/08DE JSCA 30 min. Click for more


7. Embellishing and Fitting Ready-to-Wear

7. Embellishing and Fitting Ready-to-Wear

Today's sewers love to embellish and often "store bought" garments do not fit well. Fitting expert Joan Anderson teaches how to make simple fitting adjustments on readymade garments so they fit your body. This program's Quick Project: Cross-Stitch Pin Holder. 05/08DE JSCA 30 min. Click for more


8. Expand Your Embroidery Opportunities

8. Expand Your Embroidery Opportunities

Embroidery expert Lindee Goodall will inspire you to fashion embroidery and maximizing your designs. Create new "originally you" designs from existing designs. Learn special stabilizing and hooping techniques too. This program's Quick Project: Sheer Embroidered Scarf. 05/08DE JSCA 30 min. Click for more


9. Cutting Edge of Creative Sewing

9. Cutting Edge of Creative Sewing

New tools and techniques mean more options and more fun. Guests Nina Kay Milenius and Chris Wagner demonstrate new software and tools and how to make organizer basket liners. This program's Quick Project: Super Easy Scissors' Case. 05/08DE JSCA 30 min. Click for more


10. Fine Machine Sewing

10. Fine Machine Sewing

The fine art of hemstitching by machine turns a simple linen blouse into a work of art. Learn the secrets of precision hemstitching from expert Carol Ahles. See where and how to hemstitch for beautiful garments and home decorating. This program's Quick Project: Decorator Towel Set. 05/08DE JSCA 30 min. Click for more


11. Easy Celtic Design

11. Easy Celtic Design

Learn how to use the latest sewing aids that make creating Celtic designs easy. Guest Clotilde demonstrates how and brings garments and crafts to design on. This program's Quick Project: Heirloom Jabot. 05/08DE JSCA 30 min. Click for more


12. Focus on Fleece for Kids

12. Focus on Fleece for Kids

Guest Debra Green returns to show the newest in fleece fabrics and how to sew with them. Learn to make great projects and outfits for kids. Many are perfect for gift giving. This program's Quick Project: Fancy Fleece Baby Shoes. 05/08DE JSCA 30 min. Click for more


13. Multi-Use Free Form Embroidery

13. Multi-Use Free Form Embroidery

Combine embroidery designs, appliqué, and free motion to make embellished ornaments, garments, gift bags and home decorations. Guest Carol Ingram teaches the easy way to combine techniques for fast projects. This program's Quick Project: Embroidered Napkin Rings. 05/08DE JSCA 30 min. Click for more





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