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America Sews Series 1900 (cc)

America Sews Series 1900 (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 1800; America Quilts Creatively Series 100 - 500 ; Sew Young, Sew Fun Series 300 - 600.


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1. Costume Fun

1. Costume Fun

Guess Julie DeCocker and Sue Wilson bring a variety of costume ideas for young and old. See the amazing effects created by specialty fabrics like sheers, pleather, faux fur, felt, and more. Learn tips and techniques for sewing them including quick seams, finishes, fasteners, etc. Quick Project: Trick Click for more


2. Creating With Thread

2. Creating With Thread

There is no limit to what can be made from thread! Guest Joyce Drexler transforms a variety of creative threads into scarves, bowls, baskets, and boxes. Learn how easy it is to create with thread. Quick Project: Heirloom Garment Cover. 07/10DE/CC Closed-Captioned JSCA 30 min. Click for more


3. Cutting Corners When You Sew

3. Cutting Corners When You Sew

Expert Louise Cutting demonstrates many of the tips and techniques for garment sewing she has learned from the top designers. See how easy it is to sew a better way that reaps professional results. Quick Project: Update Your Wardrobe. 07/10DE/CC Closed-Captioned JSCA 30 min. Click for more


4. Dyeing to Make It

4. Dyeing to Make It

Guest Marge Skreko is an expert on creating with fabric dyes. Learn how easy it is to marble fabric, free hand paint with dye, and use a batik medium to design one-of-a-kind fabrics. Quick Project: "Find It" Fun. 07/10DE/CC Closed-Captioned JSCA 30 min. Click for more


5. Vintage Creations

5. Vintage Creations

Guest Amy Barickman is known for her wonderful designs and how she combines color, fabric, ribbon, and more. Print unique fabrics, and then add your personal touch following Amy's easy guidelines. Quick Project: Serger Heirloom Hanger Cover. 07/10DE/CC Closed-Captioned JSCA 30 min. Click for more


6. Technology Tips for Sewers and Quilters

6. Technology Tips for Sewers and Quilters

Learn the simple steps to create an awesome poster quilt. Join Shauna Beatty and Joe Hesch to create in easy computer programs and then make a variety of labels for quilts, garments, scrapbooks, cards and much more. Quick Project: Beautiful Serger Pillow Case. 07/10DE/CC Closed-Captioned JSCA 30 min. Click for more


7. Make It Ergonomic

7. Make It Ergonomic

Explore the ergonomics of sewing and how to improve the functionality of what you already have with guest Colleen McDonough. Learn tips for cutting, sewing, knitting and how to create smashing results with these techniques. Quick Projects: Leather and Knit Bag. 07/10DE/CC Closed-Captioned JSCA 30 min. Click for more


8. Embellishing Any Fabric

8. Embellishing Any Fabric

Adding crystals, studs, pearls, and more to your project makes it a work of art. Guest Abby Riba shows how easy it is to apply embellishments to any type of fabric with new notions and tools, plus tips for sewing with tulle. Quick Project: Personalized Silverware Carrier. 07/10DE/CC Closed-Captioned JSCA 30 Click for more


9. Quilted Memories of Dad

9. Quilted Memories of Dad

Guests Jennifer Gear and Phyllis Eliasberg show how to create a memorable quilt with a story and to remember a loved one. Learn planning, pressing, layout and stitching tips. Quick Project: Easy Organizers. 07/10DE/CC Closed-Captioned JSCA 30 min. Click for more


10. Bedroom Makeover

10. Bedroom Makeover

See the latest trends in fabric and trims for home decorating. Guest Lynn Schron brings inspiration and information on how to combine fabrics and create a heavenly bedroom. Learn quick and professional finishing tips including hems, piping and more. Quick Project: Trendy Tie Backs. 07/10DE/CC Closed-Captioned Click for more


11. Tips and Tricks From the Educators

11. Tips and Tricks From the Educators

We asked our educators to bring their favorite tips and projects to share. From organza to appliqué, rouching to wood, the ideas are endless. Quick Project: Monogrammed Placemat Purse. 07/10DE/CC Closed-Captioned JSCA 30 min. Click for more


12. More Polar Magic (cc)

12. More Polar Magic (cc)

Guest Nancy Cornwell continues to explore the creative opportunities with fleece fabrics. Chenille, knitting, crochet, garment sewing, accessories, double-sided appliqué and more. Quick Project: Quick Change Capris. 07/10DE/CC Closed-Captioned JSCA 30 min. Click for more


13. Travel Remembrance Tote

13. Travel Remembrance Tote

Stitch up a one of a kind tote or scrapbook cover to preserve and enjoy the memories of a trip or special occasion for years to come. Guest Carol Ingram shows us how. Quick Project: Personalized Memory Photo Book. 07/10DE/CC Closed-Captioned JSCA 30 min. Click for more





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