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America Sews Series 1400 (cc)

America Sews Series 1400 (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 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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1. Exciting Sewing Machine Techniques (cc)

1. Exciting Sewing Machine Techniques (cc)

Guest experts Joyce Drexler and Kathy MacMannis show viewers the newest in appliqué and embroidery techniques and threads, including the exciting rag wool technique; also viewers learn to create projects fast and easy. This program's Quick Project: Strolling Moose Rag Wool Purse. 05/08DE/CC Closed-Captioned Click for more


2. Machine Cross Stitch Embroidery (cc)

2. Machine Cross Stitch Embroidery (cc)

Bring the beauty of hand cross-stitch to your embroidery machine to make beautiful gifts and garments. Guest expert Cathy Wilson shares tips on fabric, stabilizers, needles, threads, and more as she shows us a variety of finished projects that are perfect for gift giving. This program's Quick Project: Decorate Click for more


3. Sew for Your Home (cc)

3. Sew for Your Home (cc)

Guest expert, author Sandra Betzina, shares ideas from her newest book on home decorating; then she demonstrates how to sew soft and fuzzy fur throws with special finishing and binding techniques. This program's Quick Project: "Klever" Kitchen Towels. 05/08DE/CC Closed-Captioned JSCA 30 min. Click for more


4. Learn to Quilt Smart (cc)

4. Learn to Quilt Smart (cc)

New books and notions have changed the way we create traditional quilt blocks and appliqué. Guest expert Mary Henderson teaches the easiest way to piece intricate quilts and sew "hand look" appliqué on your sewing machine step-by-step. This program's Quick Project: Scottie Dog Tote Bag. 05/08DE/CC Closed-Captioned Click for more


5. Nifty Notions and How to Use Them (cc)

5. Nifty Notions and How to Use Them (cc)

The sewing tools of today make tedious sewing and quilting techniques a snap. Guest expert Debra Green brings the newest notions for beginners and advanced sewers and quilters, and great projects to use them. This program's Quick Project: Kozy Kid's Hooded Towel. 05/08DE/CC Closed-Captioned JSCA 30 min. Click for more


6. Fast and Easy Quilting by Machine (cc)

6. Fast and Easy Quilting by Machine (cc)

Guest expert Shelly Zacharias teaches how to choose the right quilting designs for your quilts and how to transfer the design to your quilt top and demonstrates tips for easy machine quilting. This program's Quick Project: Designer Beaded Sweater. 05/08DE/CC Closed-Captioned JSCA 30 min. Click for more


7. Sew the Custom Look for Your Bedroom (cc)

7. Sew the Custom Look for Your Bedroom (cc)

How to sew a dust ruffle, an elegant coverlet, pillow shams, special window treatments, and more shared by guest expert Barbara Zagnoni. Learn the skills to create professional home decorating. This program's Quick Project: Decorator Picture Pull. 05/08DE/CC Closed-Captioned JSCA 30 min. Click for more


8. Simply Sensational Bags (cc)

8. Simply Sensational Bags (cc)

Guest expert Linda McGehee brings more of her signature handbags and teaches how to make them with beautiful yet easy embellishments. Step-by-step construction techniques include Linda's special hidden secret pocket. This program's Quick Project: Cutwork Appliqué Decor. 05/08DE/CC Closed-Captioned JSCA 30 min. Click for more


9. Applique Made Easy (cc)

9. Applique Made Easy (cc)

Add an applique for "one of a kind" detail on garments, quilts, and crafts. Guest exert Cindy Walter demonstrates beautiful designs using her foolproof methods for the latest in fusibles and battings. This program's Quick Project: Embroidered Sweater Sets. 05/08DE/CC Closed-Captioned JSCA 30 min.
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10. Sew Many Scallops (cc)

10. Sew Many Scallops (cc)

Learn to add beautiful scallop details to just about anything you sew. Guest expert Marie Seroskie demonstrates her simple and elegant technique for making and sewing perfect scallops. This program's Quick Project: Elegant Scallop Hem Top. 05/08DE/CC Closed-Captioned JSCA 30 min. Click for more


11. Elegant Yet Easy Home Decorating Accessories (cc)

11. Elegant Yet Easy Home Decorating Accessories (cc)

Sewing educators share their favorite home decorating projects. Learn the techniques of hemstitching, embroidery, heirloom sewing, and more to add elegant details to your home. This program's Quick Project: Change of Seasons Pillow. 05/08DE/CC Closed-Captioned JSCA 30 min. Click for more


12. Oriental Influence (cc)

12. Oriental Influence (cc)

Guest expert Debra Green brings a variety of projects made from the beautiful Oriental print fabrics. Inspiration for quilting, garments and gifts; plus an easy kimono sleeve technique. This program's Quick Project: Easy Taper Stitched Jumper. 05/08DE/CC Closed-Captioned JSCA 30 min. Click for more


13. Customizing Your Projects (cc)

13. Customizing Your Projects (cc)

Learn to use decorative stitches, lettering, and embroidery in new ways. Guest expert Carol Ingram shares new creative ideas for you, your home, and for special gift giving. This program's Quick Project: Folk Art Pillow. 05/08DE/CC Closed-Captioned JSCA 30 min. Click for more





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