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America Sews Series 1500 (cc)

America Sews Series 1500 (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 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. Spring Fling With Nature (cc)

1. Spring Fling With Nature (cc)

Sue Hausmann welcomes guest expert Joyce Drexler who brings wonderful new techniques for seasonal appliqué with hand-dyed felted wool plus beautiful embroidery and decorative stitch embellishment. Also Cindy Losekamp's Quick Project is "Decorative Crochet by Machine." 05/08DE/CC Closed-Captioned JSCA Click for more


2. Sew for Your Home Two (cc)

2. Sew for Your Home Two (cc)

Sue Hausmann shows us a variety of home decorating accessories, along with special tips on setting a beautiful and functional buffet table. Also guest expert Sandra Betzina teaches projects that will make your home special. This program's Quick Project: Novelty Napkin Wrap. 05/08DE/CC Closed-Captioned JSCA 30 Click for more


3. Create a Scene (cc)

3. Create a Scene (cc)

Sue Hausmann shows you how to personalize your embroidery and embellishments with special printed background fabric. Guest expert Lindee Goodall demonstrates how to select designs and shows techniques for perfect placement, stabilizing, and more. This program's Quick Project: Personalized Collars and Ribbons. Click for more


4. Professional Pressing and Sewing Techniques (cc)

4. Professional Pressing and Sewing Techniques (cc)

This program presents professional tips and techniques for pressing and sewing tailored garments. Guest expert Mary Roehr demonstrates her special secrets for professional pressing with tips for creating the most flattering jacket. This program's Quick Project: Easy Lapel Collar. 05/08DE/CC Closed-Captioned Click for more


5. Quick Quilts (cc)

5. Quick Quilts (cc)

Guest expert Cindy Casciato brings quick quilts for kids, lap quilts, or wall hangings! Here we see step-by-step how to create a darling reversible quilt and an All-American Wall Hanging. This program's Quick Project: Heirloom Cosmetic Bag. 05/08DE/CC Closed-Captioned JSCA 30 min. Click for more


6. Handy Quilts and Bags (cc)

6. Handy Quilts and Bags (cc)

In this program we learn to make the "Tucker Bag" and "Carry On Quilt" for fun sewing and gift giving. Guest expert Mary Leahy shows the newest quilt projects and easy ways to make them. The Quick Project is a whole new technique: a "Broderie Anglaise Pillow Cover." 05/08DE/CC Closed-Captioned JSCA 30 min. Click for more


7. Scan + Sew = Success (cc)

7. Scan + Sew = Success (cc)

Guest expert Sheri McKillop shows the newest in pattern fitting and how to do it; then she demonstrates "back to the basics" sewing techniques that "make or break" a garment. This program's Quick Project: Fast and Fabulous Purse. 05/08DE/CC Closed-Captioned JSCA 30 min. Click for more


8. Sue's Sweater (cc)

8. Sue's Sweater (cc)

In this program we learn how to make a purchased sweater into a "one of a kind" designer garment. Guest expert Patti Jo Larson demonstrates a variety of new sewing techniques, including "suede embroidery," and shows how to apply them to the sweater. This program's Quick Project: Decorative Window Shades. 05/08DE/CC Click for more


9. Cutting Corners With Your Sewing Machine (cc)

9. Cutting Corners With Your Sewing Machine (cc)

Sue Hausmann shows you how to make your sewing machine and the accessory feet work for you. Guest expert Louise Cutting demonstrates her best sewing secrets and techniques; also Sara Megletti tells us about the America Sewing Guild. This program's Quick Project: Frame Placemat. 05/08DE/CC Closed-Captioned Click for more


10. Fast and Simple Fused Projects (cc)

10. Fast and Simple Fused Projects (cc)

Guest expert Marilyn Greene demonstrates how to create decorative boxes, Celtic embellishments, bindings, and a new "donut appliqué" technique. This program's Quick Project: Quick Font Pillows. 05/08DE/CC Closed-Captioned JSCA 30 min. Click for more


11. Embroidery Machine Essentials (cc)

11. Embroidery Machine Essentials (cc)

In this program you'll learn the basics for professional embroidery. You'll see a variety of projects that will inspire and teach you how to place embroidery, what stabilizer to use, and more. Guest expert Jeannine Twigg answers most-asked questions; also this program's Quick Project: Patty's Pin Cushion. 05/08DE/CC Click for more


12. Pretty Pieced Jacket (cc)

12. Pretty Pieced Jacket (cc)

Guest expert Cindy Casciato teaches how to create a wonderful pieced jacket, made from all different luscious fabrics. You'll see how to piece the beautiful fabric, then cut and finish a jacket from your favorite pattern. This program's Quick Project: Barn Wood Embroidery. 05/08DE/CC Closed-Captioned JSCA 30 Click for more


13. Ragtime Flannel Fun (cc)

13. Ragtime Flannel Fun (cc)

Guest expert Carol Ingram brings a variety of ways to create with flannel and wool. Here you learn how to make impressive, yet easy to create, quilts; also how to create reversible quilted blocks. This program's Quick Project: Crayon Quilted Vest. 05/08DE/CC Closed-Captioned JSCA 30 min. Click for more





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