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Sew Young, Sew Fun Series 300

Sew Young, Sew Fun Series 300

This how-to sewing series was designed by young people for young people with a focus on fun, as well as fast and flawless results! Host Nina Kay Milenius (Donovan) and guest experts share tons of inspiration for great sewing projects. Each program will bring viewers up to date with modern sewing technology, current sewing tools, and the latest sewing techniques. Produced by Sue Hausmann and VMS, Inc. Programs available on 13 individual DVDs, Digital Streaming Files or Videos; also in a 13-Disc Set. For pricing call in US: 800.876.2447/Intl. 603.434.9262 or e-mail
Also see: Sew Young, Sew Fun Series 400; Sew Young, Sew Fun Series 500; Sew Young, Sew Fun Series 600; America Sews Series 1000 - 1900; America Quilts Creatively Series 100 - 500.

List of Titles


1. Beach Day

1. Beach Day

Get ready for a day of fun, sun and sewing. In this program you learn how to turn your beach towel into a beach bag, all while learning about working with multiple layers and sewing on terry cloth; also creating a casing and pocket flap are shown. Guest expert Debra Green presents great ideas to finish a sarong; Click for more


2. It's a Small World

2. It's a Small World

Sewing creates a common thread across the world. In this program we discover a quilting technique our friends in the Far East hold in the highest regard - Sashiko. Here we learn how to create a piece of Sashiko quilted fabric that neatly folds into an Origami bag. This embellishment technique is ideal for practicing Click for more


3. Spa Day

3. Spa Day

Pamper yourself with a Spa Sewing Day. Here you learn about lengthening your stitch and special accessory feet that make creating a plush terry cloth bath wrap a simple, fun project. Sew News magazine joins in the fun with a bath mitt and a satin eye pillow, the perfect compliment to a day of pampering. 2007 Click for more


4. Kids on the Go

4. Kids on the Go

Today's busy lifestyle has everyone on the go. In this program you learn to travel in style by making your own specially sized garment bag, one you design to fit your stuff; it's the perfect project to teach sewing around a curve and learning how to insert a center zipper. You combine fun fabrics for contrast and personalize Click for more


5. Creative Quilting

5. Creative Quilting

Maggie Ball, the author of Creative Quilting with Kids, shares fun and creative quilts made by kids; also she shows us how to make a crazy patch heart. Sew News magazine takes a new approach to traditional quilting, piecing fleece fabric to make a throw or poncho; then guest expert Debra Green Click for more


6. Cheers for the Home Team

6. Cheers for the Home Team

Cheer for the home team by making accessories that every sport's fanatic will love. A handy insulated water bottle holder offers a lesson in sewing with layers. The comfy, warm sport's blanket shown by Debra Green is perfect to take to games; also our friends at Sew News teach us how to make a cushy stadium Click for more


7. Recycle Your Duds

7. Recycle Your Duds

Making something new from something old is an earth-friendly act. Here you learn how to use your old outgrown jeans to create a retro skirt - fun sewing ready for you to decorate with ribbons and machine embroidery. Sew News magazine offers other ideas for reducing, reusing, and recycling clothing and fabrics Click for more


8. In My Space

8. In My Space

Get creative and decorate your room with this fun, colorful garland; it's perfect for displaying awards, photos of your friends, sports pins, and more. Learn about machine embroidery and how to give stuff a shape with fiberfill; also complete your room by making personalized pillowcases as presented by our friends Click for more


9. Homework Helper

9. Homework Helper

Homework is fun when you carry it home in the Homework Helper sling bag. Here we learn the secrets of working with corduroy and other fabrics with nap; then we discover how darts add shape to a project. Next we join Debra Green as she shows fun ways to personalize stationery; also Sew News magazine has Click for more


10. Cozy Coat

10. Cozy Coat

Sew for you and others by creating a hooded fleece sweatshirt. In this program tips for sewing with fleece are demonstrated, including how to sew a flat-felled seam to eliminate bulk; plus, a nifty way to insert a zipper. We learn how to share different types of fleece and how to care for this warm, cozy fabric; then Click for more


11. Creative Easy Costuming

11. Creative Easy Costuming

Costumes are for more than once a year. In this program we learn quick and easy tips in creating basic shapes perfect for costumes for Halloween, school plays, or just for dress-up. Next guest experts share creative secrets in creating fabrics that are a real "scream"; then Sew News magazine works with different Click for more


12. School Days

12. School Days

Sewing let's you make clothes that are cool and uniquely you. Here Nina Kay Milenius shows you the ins and outs of making a fun, fashionable camp shirt out of some of today's funky fabrics; basics about commercial patterns, interfacing, easing in sleeves, buttons and buttonholes are covered. Next Sew News Click for more


13. Baa, Baa, Black Sheep (Wool)

13. Baa, Baa, Black Sheep (Wool)

Baa, Baa, Black Sheep, have you any wool? Wool is wonderful to sew; it tailors beautifully and wears well. In this program Meredith Driscoll, the national Make It With Wool finalist from Ohio, shares tips about working with and caring for wool; also she models her award-winning gown. You learn how to find a Click for more





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