America Quilts Creatively

Join Sue Hausmann and learn new techniques, tips and computer technology to help spruce up your next quilting project. From spiral quilting to quilting with a hoop, Sue and special guests instruct viewers with their quilting expertise. Topics include: fabric choices, tools, patterns, trimmings and a host of surefire tips to help improve your next quilting project.

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Sue Hausmann

Sue Hausmann

Sue Hausmann’s proficiency in the art of sewing resulted naturally from a lifetime of sewing for herself, her four children and now eight grandchildren. Sue is a master sewing instructor and has written 25 books, including Sew Fast, Faster, Fastest.

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Quilt As You Create

Episode #202 · Learn a new step by step fold and finish process to create quilt elements and how to join them together to make reversible tablemats, quilts, and much more with guest Betty Cotton. Plus, see tips for making quilt labels and easy steps for a two color binding technique.

Fantastic Fan Creative Expressions

Episode #203 · See incredible ideas for beautiful quilts and gifts using embroidery or applique techniques. Create fantasy with fans, stitch building, scallops and more with guest Jenny Haskins. Learn to design a Memory Quilt on your computer with Andrea Poulimenos and print fabric to create a Reflection Quilt.

Multimedia Pictorial Quilt

Episode #204 · Join guest Carol Ingram in using paints, fabrics, fibers, and more to create a beautiful Southwest landscape. Make an Interactive Quilt full of fun "loose" pieces, and learn a new quilted curves technique with Vikki Pignatelli.

Smart Lone Star Quilting

Episode #205 · Guest Mary Henderson teaches the easiest way to construct and quilt a Lone Star Quilt with her new methods. Learn to create a photomontage quilt block or wall hanging focal point and then see and learn about the 1939 Chicago World's Fair Quilt Contest quilts exhibited at International Quilt Market.

Creative Embroidery

Episode #206 · See how easy it is to create pictures in stitches and stitch them out as block designs for quilting with guest Kathy Soja. Frame your stitched pictures in a Nine Patch Wall Hanging. Learn to add embroidery details to printed pictures and fabrics plus a contemporary twist on Hawaiian Quilting with Stacy Michell's All Around Applique.

Choose Colors for Quilts

Episode #207 · Guest Cindy Casciato teaches about color; how to choose it and combine it in your quilts using the color wheel as your guide. Learn to create and print customized appliques from computer clip art. Andrea Poulimenos demonstrates how to give quilt blocks transparent/sheer look elements both on the computer screen and in fabrics.

A Quilt for All Seasons

Episode #208 · Take one tree trunk embroidery or applique, add 3 dimensional foliage cut from fabric scraps, glitter threads, netting and more to create a tree for Summer, Winter, Spring, and Fall, then piece triangles to frame your blocks with guest Joyce Drexler. Learn Garden Scanning on your computer with Andrea and print stitch through patterns for stippling your quilt.

Add The Sparkling Touch

Episode #209 · Learn the newest and easiest way to embellish quilts, quilted garments, and more with crystals, pearls and beads with guest Abby Riba. Create a reversible quilted jacket with unique scallop binding. Discover new ways to print your own fabric plus easy curved piecing with Marti Michell.

City Quilts

Episode #210 · Guest Betty Alof shares her easy precision applique techniques for creating pictorial quilts she calls City Quilts. Also, Andrea demonstrates how to combine quilt blocks for exciting new block patterns, plus how to create "quilted" and embellished gift cards on your computer.

Meadow Stage

Episode #211 · Quilt a wonderful "fairy tale" Meadow Stage from fabrics you print, applique and embroider. Learn easy methods for putting it all together with Laura Haynie. Create a nine patch Red Work quilt and learn tips for making banner printed fabrics.

Circle Magic

Episode #212 · Guest Brandy Stell brings a new project featuring her super easy quilting techniques for the Rob Peter, Pay Paul block. Print wonderful fabric quilts to make small quilts, doll quilts, practice blocks and more. Learn all about printing fabrics and how to create the best quality fabrics while saving time and money.

Crazy Quilting with Attitude

Episode #213 · Beautiful crazy patch piecing can be finished into just about anything from quilts to garments, to home decor and bags. Guest Barbara Randle demonstrates the basics then teaches how to embellish it to the max on a crazy patch purse. Learn to create Kaleidoscope flowers on fabric and travel to International Quilt Market for a look at wonderful antique quilts

New Ways to Create Antique Applique

Episode #301 · Learn the latest and easiest ways to create antique applique and lace edgings with Cindy Losekamp, plus how to design wonderful crazy patch on your computer with Andrea Poulimenos and tips on printers for quilters.

Let's Go Shopping Applique

Episode #302 · Turn flat applique into fantastic applique with threads, paint, and more. Nancy Barrett shares her secrets for perfect applications and stitching. Learn to make applique patterns with pieces that join automatically and how to put them all together in fabric.

Quilt and Piece Fast and Easy with Your Serger

Episode #303 · Susan Pfaff demonstrates tips and techniques for serger piecing and quilting while teaching a Quilted Serger Bag. Learn to prepare t-shirts for a commemorative t-shirt quilt with Deborah Fugitt and howto get the best from your scanner.

Picture Perfect Photo Embroidery

Episode #304 · Combine picture quilting and free motion embroidery with Joyce Drexler to make a one of a kind quilted wall hanging for someone special. Convert color photos to black and white or sepia tones for the "antique look" photo quilts and design stencils and patterns for fabric painting on your computer with Andrea Poulimenos.

It's in the Bag

Episode #305 · Joan Hawley is known for her wonderful quilted purses and bags. See one bag seventeen different ways! See how trapunto techniques enhance printed photos in your quilts and Patty Marstrand shows the easy way to plot size, create shapes and placement and more.

Hand Look Applique The Easy Way

Episode #306 · Learn an easy way to make applique pieces for machine applique that looks hand done. Elle Colquitt Speer brings tips and techniques including the easiest way to create a placement template and Veronica Cox shows how to use the applique sheet. See a fun way to create Scrapbook Quilts and see them before you sew them.

Redwork and Bluework Summer Quilts

Episode #307 · Carol Ingram shares the history of redwork and bluework and demonstrates how easy it is to sew a Redwork summer quilt today using modern day sewing supplies. Go to the Internet for Redwork patterns that can be printed, stitched, and/or digitized. Use the computer to design a Memory Baby Quilt with special features.

Easy Star Quilting

Episode #308 · Accurate cutting and sewing make quilts like the LeMoyne Star quick to piece and beautiful to look at. Brandy Stell demonstrates cutting squares, triangles, 1/2 triangles and more for her LeMoyne Star version. Nancy Bryant quilts with a special hand quilting stitch, See how to design and create background fabric with everyday "things".

Decorate Your Quilt Shop Cottage

Episode #309 · Lindee Goodall demonstrates how easy it is to create a one-of-a-kind wall hanging or pillow by adding embroideries and stitch embellishments to printed fabrics. See how printed fabric quilts become art for your home and learn tips such as storage of printer fabric, curled corners, leading edge, loose threads, printer settings, fabric care, and more.

Colorful Kids Quilting

Episode #310 · See a variety of quilts designed especially for kid's rooms, and learn to make a quilted tote bag or diaper bag with Beth Wheeler. Andrea Poulimenos demonstrates fun Color Book Quilts. See how to personalize special bags for special people.

Block Explosion

Episode #311 · Cindy Casciato shows how to change quilt size plus speedy cutting and sewing techniques for fast, fun quilts. Learn Quick Cutter Quilts with stacking and multiple cutting of fabric strips, chain piecing and fast pressing techniques from Beverly Morris and how to create quilt inspired stationery.

Quilting to "Dye" For

Episode #312 · Marge Skreko teaches all about fabric dying, microwave heat setting and more, then uses hand dyed fabric for easy strip piecing techniques. Learn to make a Quilted Book with pictures and text to remember an event or trip.

Pam's Reversible Raggedy Quilt

Episode #313 · Fast and fun quilting when Pamela Nelson teaches how to create reversible Rag Quilts. Andrea Poulimenos decorates t-shirts with her computer and learn to design original fabrics on the Internet then print and embellish them for special projects.

Photo Quilting

Episode #401 · Guests Mattie Henderson and Joe Hesch combine traditional Wedding Ring Quilting with a new technology photo twist. Learn special ways for quilters to edit photos then tips and project ideas for fabric printing with Lori Dvir-Djerassi.

Serger Embellishments for Quilters

Episode #402 · Learn easy, new techniques to quilt a beautiful vest with the cover stitch and chain stitch on your serger with Susan Pfaff. Print and piece panoramic triptych quilts and learn to create a variety of quilt blocks by splitting arcs with Andrea Poulimenos.

Quilted Wearables

Episode #403 · Guest Karen Boutte, the Quilt Diva teaches how to combine fabric design, trims and decorative stitches to create wonderful quilted collage jackets that are easy to make. Learn to print on non-traditional fabrics such as eyelet, lame, and more then Dawn Rumbutis teaches a new way to quilt while creating an embellished collar.

Machine Embroidered Quilts

Episode #404 · See how embroidery adds beautiful detail and delightfully easy embellishment to quilts of all sizes as guest Jennifer Lokey shares her tips and techniques to make it easy and perfect. Learn to cover books and binders with waterproof pictures and tips for accurate placement of multiple embroidery designs with Laura Waterfield.

Quilting for Special Kids

Episode #405 · Guest Cindy Casciato brings special fabric tips and quilting techniques on fleece to teach how to make warm, cuddly quilts for children in need. Learn customizing with text using cool fonts to personalize your quilts and projects then fast and easy crayon quilting with Veronica Cox.

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