Sew To Give | Nancy Zieman Charity and Outreach Sewing and Quilting Campaign | Nancy's Corner | Sewing With Nancy

Sew To Give–Sewing & Quilting Outreach Opportunities

Sew To Give™ is the name I’ve given to sewing, quilting, and volunteering outreach programs. Over the years, I’ve interviewed guests with amazing charitable goals during Sewing With Nancy’s Nancy’s Corner segments. Listed below is a grouping of many of the organizations that I’m aware of, giving you options to sew and quilt for others. As I often say on Sewing … Continue Reading

The Set of Sewing With Nancy | Nancy Zieman

Time to Say Goodbye—A Personal Note from Nancy

There are many ways to celebrate a retirement and to say goodbye. Some might choose a gathering of close family and friends, a big party, or perhaps a quiet goodbye. I’ve decided to say goodbye to you—my loyal viewers, readers, and customers—with a personal note. My retirement came as a shock to my family and … Continue Reading

Nancy's Spool Quilts Pattern Design by Nancy Zieman | Sewing With Nancy

Our All-time Favorite—Nancy’s Spool Quilt

The Nancy Zieman team is working on an exciting new collection of quilt patterns. With all the new ideas flowing, it’s hard to forget one of our all-time favorites: The Nancy’s Spool Quilt. The block first appeared while creating the No-Hassle Triangles TV show and book. Our family’s barn quilt design is the inspiration for … Continue Reading

Sewing Today's Fashion Trends by Nancy Zieman | Sewing With Nancy

Sewing Today’s Fashion Trends

Make a fashion statement when sewing knits! Concerned about the process? Not to worry. I’ll show you that the “Less is Best” principle applies to stitching comfy fashions. During this new episode of Sewing With Nancy, get the inside scoop on choosing knit fabrics and stitching a flattering tunic. You’ll soon see knit sewing is … Continue Reading

Fleece Texting Gloves from Nancy Zieman | Sewing With Nancy

Stay Connected and Warm with Texting Gloves

Smart phones aren’t just for teenagers and business professionals. It seems everyone is connected through their smart phones and devices these days. Of course, when cooler weather comes, we are faced with the dilemma of staying connected with our gloves off or staying warm with our gloves on. Peculiar, right? I have developed an easy … Continue Reading

Sew Fall Landscape Quilts with Nancy Zieman of Sewing With Nancy

Sew a Fall Fiber Art Piece

Two of my favorite hobbies are sewing and gardening. Almost 20 years ago, I was introduced to landscape quilting techniques by Natalie Sewell, nationally known landscape quilt artist. Natalie and I became best friends and scheduled two or three quilting dates each year. During the three-part Sewing With Nancy series, Beginning Landscape Quilting, we simplify the … Continue Reading

Strip by Strip Patchwork Quilts by Nancy Zieman and Donna Fenske | Sewing With Nancy | Quilting with Precuts

Sew Strip by Strip Patchwork Quilts

One of the aspects of sewing and quilting that holds my interest in this art is the use of color and design. Change a color; change a size, and bingo—a new look. A master at giving visual interest to traditional quilt designs is Donna Fenske, a long-time member of the Sewing With Nancy team. On … Continue Reading

How to Sew the Perfect T-Shirt

Sew and Fit the Perfect T-Shirt or Knit Top

One of the greatest benefits of my job has been one-on-one lessons from sewing, embroidery, and quilting experts. When preparing for a TV series, my guests and I plan the series months in advance. After a quick study of the technique, book, or pattern, we have several phone conferences, I prepare scripts, the guest and … Continue Reading

10-20-30 Minutes to Recycle Jeans By Nancy Zieman | Sewing With Nancy

Readers Are Recycling Garments

How do you use existing garments in sewing projects/gifts? That’s the question that I posed earlier this month via this blog,  Facebook, and Pinterest.  It’s fantastic to see such a range of ideas for recycling garments to make projects and gifts.  Enjoy the selected responses below, plus a spotlight on one featured reader. *Featured image showcases jeans used … Continue Reading

Strip by Strip Patchwork Quilts by Nancy Zieman and Donna Fenske | Sewing With Nancy | Quilting with Precuts

NEW Strip by Strip Patchwork Quilting

Someone once asked me, “Why do you cut perfectly good fabric into pieces just to sew it back together again?” My answer, “To create great quilt designs!” One of the designers that I have the privilege to work with is Donna Fenske; she’s here to share her latest ideas. The premise of this NEW Sewing … Continue Reading

Sew a Fall Scarf | Spiral Scarf | Nancy Zieman | Sewing With Nancy

Sew A Fashionable Scarf for Fall

What begins as crosswise fabric strips, ends up in a completely bias scarf. Curious? It’s easy to sew a bias, spiral scarf with a little sewing savvy. My first recommendation is for you to watch or read the original scarf instructions. The book is Sensational Scarves and it features a total of 14 scarf options. You can watch part … Continue Reading

Whirlygig Quilt Block 2017 Block of the Month by Nancy Zieman/Sewing With Nancy|Digital Quilt

Fat Quarter Mystery Quilt: September Block of the Month by Nancy Zieman

Introducing the September Block of the Month Whirlygig* block is the September Fat Quarter Mystery Quilt Block. Like all blocks in this year’s block of the month challenge, this block is 15″ (finished size) and is created using quick strip-piecing techniques. Simple! During this 12-month block of the month challenge, all blocks are made from … Continue Reading

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