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America Sews Series 1800 (cc)

America Sews Series 1800 (cc)

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. Closed-Captioned. 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 1600; America Sews Series 1700; 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. The Threads of Fabric (cc)

1. The Threads of Fabric (cc)

Learn to make unique fabric for a spectacular designer jacket. Guest Joyce Drexler teaches us to make the fabric with thread. See how simple free motion techniques or digitized embroidery let you create a one-of-a-kind fabric for any project. Learn about base fabrics, fiber contents and more. This program's Click for more


2. Sew Healthy, Sew Fit (cc)

2. Sew Healthy, Sew Fit (cc)

Guest Dr. Colleen McDonough teaches and demonstrates how the set up of your sewing area, simple tools, exercises, and common sense make us "sew" much more comfortable while sewing. Learn the right height for your sewing table, simple exercises to do while sewing, and good sewing habits that make you accomplish Click for more


3. Sewing for Special Occasions (cc)

3. Sewing for Special Occasions (cc)

Get inspiration and learn timesaving professional sewing techniques for Bridal, Prom, and specialty fabrics from guest Valerie Kurita. See today's beautiful fabrics and how to sew them to create the "dream dress" for that special day. This program's Quick Project: Special Occasion Choker Necklace. 06/09DE/CC Click for more


4. Protect Your Pretty Projects (cc)

4. Protect Your Pretty Projects (cc)

Guest Reenie Feingold shares how to protect the beautiful quilting and stitching that will be used for placemats, coasters, reference materials, home accessories and more. Learn some of the newest techniques on the sewing machine. This program's Quick Project: Sewer's Swatch Notebook. 06/09DE/CC Closed-Captioned Click for more


5. Take Your Quilt Labels to the Next Level (cc)

5. Take Your Quilt Labels to the Next Level (cc)

New technology has made many aspects of quilting even easier and more fun. Guests Shauna Beatty and Joe Hesch demonstrate how to create labels and story labels to create identity for your special quilts, garments and many other gifts and projects. This program's Quick Project: Serger Embellished Jacket. Click for more


6. Applique and Quilting Tips and Techniques (cc)

6. Applique and Quilting Tips and Techniques (cc)

Guest Nancy Odom brings wonderful ideas and techniques for making simple, fun and very creative projects especially for kid's bedrooms. Learn easy piecing techniques for quilts, pillows and more. This program's Quick Project: Crazy Patch Wall Hanging. 06/09DE/CC Closed-Captioned JSCA 30 min.
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7. Creating for Your Home With Stripes and Plaids (cc)

7. Creating for Your Home With Stripes and Plaids (cc)

Learn simple steps to cutting and piecing striped and plaid fabrics to create unique fabrics for home decorating. Guest Pam Hastings shows how fabric direction instantly creates new fabrics for incredible décor for pillows, tablecloths, valances, and more. This program's Quick Project: Sparkle Stitched Bracelet. Click for more


8. Hearts, Bells and Stars (cc)

8. Hearts, Bells and Stars (cc)

Guest Brandy Stell brings easy ways to cut shapes and add details and dimension to quilts and quilted projects. See more of her signature shaggy edge appliqué. Create a wonderful table runner perfect for any occasion. This program's Quick Project: Wipe your paws' towel. 06/09DE/CC Closed-Captioned JSCA 30 min. Click for more


9. Pillows, Cushions, and Tuffets (cc)

9. Pillows, Cushions, and Tuffets (cc)

See this fast and fun way to create a new look for every room in your home with wonderful accessories you make. Guest Carol Zentgraf brings loads of ideas and step-by-step instructions for sewing accessories with silk dupioni and faux suede fabric plus professional finishing tips. This program's Quick Project: Click for more


10. Quick Change Sweater (cc)

10. Quick Change Sweater (cc)

Leave it to Patti Jo Larson to figure out an easy way to change the embellishments on garments for holidays, parties and more. She shares tips for stitching beautiful cross-stitch that will add beauty and value to any project. This program's Quick Project: Cross-Stitch Accessories. 06/09DE/CC Closed-Captioned Click for more


11. Upside-Down Landscapes (cc)

11. Upside-Down Landscapes (cc)

Guest Cindy Losekamp brings an undersea creation loaded with texture and beauty with special techniques for bobbin work she calls upside down work, using heavy threads and yarns in the bobbin. This program's Quick Project: Nifty Notebook. 06/09DE/CC Closed-Captioned JSCA 30 min. Click for more


12. Sew Terrific Sportswear (cc)

12. Sew Terrific Sportswear (cc)

Add trims and techniques with easy sewing techniques to make all your sporty clothes special. Guest Valerie Kurita brings a variety of ways to add practical "pizzazz" to every outfit. This program's Quick Project: Bobbin Work Purse. 06/09DE/CC Closed-Captioned JSCA 30 min. Click for more


13. Create a Comfy Jacket (cc)

13. Create a Comfy Jacket (cc)

Guest Carol Ingram teaches easy ways to turn a basic sweatshirt into a one of a kind embellished jacket. Learn to use "embroidery orphans". She will demonstrate easy techniques for placing embroideries and appliqués plus special binding and more. This program's Quick Project: What's all the Hoopla About Home Click for more





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