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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

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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


How to Sew Cornhole Bags – Free Sewing Tutorial

One of America’s family’s favorite outdoor games goes by quite a few names; cornhole, tailgate, bean bag toss, doghouse, Baggo, or, just plain bags. What would the game be without festive, colorful bags? Today, learn how to sew your own cornhole bags (or bean bags) and let the games begin! How to Sew Bean Bags … Continue Reading

NEW Four Seasons Fusible Wall Art

NEW! Four Seasons Fusible Wall Art

Team Nancy Zieman is pleased to share our newest laser cut fusible appliqué designs from The Creative Iron. Today we’re spotlighting the New! Four Seasons Set—A set of four laser cut fusible seasonal appliqués designed by Nancy Zieman. These no-sew paper-backed fusible appliqués are ideal for quilted wall hangings and wrapped canvas wall art—as featured … Continue Reading


Let Your “Inner Artist” Sketch with Thread

Do you like to doodle? Many of us enjoy sketching or even scribbling absentmindedly, dreaming we’re budding artists! The same action can be translated to needle and thread, randomly stitching on small pieces of fabric while learning creative techniques. Watch the Doodle Stitching TV show (Part One, Part Two, and Part Three) online now. You’ll also find … Continue Reading


Flying Geese Create Unique Shiplap Ahoy Blocks

  Each block in the Shiplap Ahoy Quilts Pattern is created simply and it’s possible to make every single block unique. Using methods for Nancy Zieman’s Folded Flying Geese, Shiplap Ahoy features the five shiplap prints to create blocks. Using three or four background strips, each block will have three-dimensional triangles (geese) at various locations. … Continue Reading


NEW! Reversible Hipster Apron Pattern by Mary Mulari

Mary Mulari has done it, again! Have you ever experienced limited range of motion when wearing an apron? Mary’s New! Hipster Apron Pattern is a unique apron design that does not wrap nor bind around your legs. All style and no restricted motions when wearing Mary’s New! Hipster Apron! Choose one yard each, of two … Continue Reading

The Flying Sewing Machine Children's Book by Nancy Zieman

Celebrating Nancy with The Flying Sewing Machine Book Spotlight

There is a town nestled by the river not too far away, Where magic happens in mid afternoon each and every day. This place is much different from most cities or towns. Besides the usual people and pets, sewing machines fly around! At first glance this town called Sewland seems a normal place to gather. … Continue Reading


Doodle Creatively at Your Sewing Machine

Doodling—we’ve all done it with pen and paper. Those same concepts—drawing squiggles, circles, rectangles, and silly shapes—can be done with fabric, trim, and/or stitching. Why should you doodle at your sewing machine with fabric? It’s a great way to use fabric odds and ends while being creative. Watch the Doodle Stitching TV show online now. … Continue Reading

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June 2018 Block of the Month: Friendship Star

She’s Our Star 2018 Block of the Month June: Friendship Star This month we’re stitching the traditional Friendship Star quilt block design—the sixth and final of the six star-based blocks in NZP’s 2018 Block of the Month series. Team Nancy Zieman is pleased to honor Nancy with this beautiful new block of the month series … Continue Reading


Sew Artistic Thread Sketches with Doodle Stitching

Create small works of fiber art! We’ve all doodled, sketching with short pencil strokes or shapes in the margins of notes or homework. In part one of the Sewing With Nancy program, Doodle Stitching, you’ll learn to translate those sketched doodles onto fabric with sewing machine stitches. The sewing is fast, and the end result … Continue Reading

Simple to Chic T-Shirt Remakes

Simple to Chic T-shirt Remakes

The machine embroidery designs you’ll see below not only decorate, but transform an everyday knit shirt into a wow shirt. Eileen Roche, the brainchild of this technique, joins Nancy on Sewing With Nancy to take embroidery to the next level. The second of a 2-part series, Simple to Chic T-shirt Remakes, focuses on in-the-hoop T-shirt … Continue Reading

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