How to Sew a Kite!

Ever consider sewing a kite? Paul Fieber, a recent Nancy’s Corner Guest on Sewing With Nancy, shares his love of kite flying and sewing. I know you’ll be impressed with his technique. Watch my Sewing With Nancy interview with Paul Fieber Fabrics and Supplies: Fabric:  Rip Stop nylon sailcloth (not the ripstop fabric sold as clothing) Hot … Continue Reading

The absolute easiest way to sew a collar by Nancy Zieman

The Absolute Easiest Way to Sew Collars

I’m going to make a rather bold statement: Collars are so easy to sew that even a first time stitcher will have success. I know, that kind of statement is out of character for me, but it’s true. Let me show you . . . The Absolute Easiest Way to Sew Collars In my newest Sewing … Continue Reading

How to sew a Christmas Stocking sewing Challenge as featured on Nancy Zieman's Blog

Christmas Stocking Sewing Challenge–Voting Begins

The Christmas Stocking Challenge Voting Day is Here! In my November 4 Blog Posting, readers were invited to participate in our Christmas Stocking Sewing Challenge. Each participant used a pattern from one of the stocking projects on Pellon’s website or Baby Lock’s website. To celebrate the start of the Christmas Season, I challenged readers to sew up to … Continue Reading

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The Absolute Easiest Way to Sew

I can think of about two to three different ways to stitch most techniques, yet I generally use just one method. What do I choose? The absolute easiest way, of course! This week’s featured online Sewing With Nancy program is the first of a 3-part series on The Absolute Easiest Way to Sew. Use just … Continue Reading


Seams Unlikely—Book Club Ideas

When Cheryl from our book club asked me on the side what I thought about choosing my autobiography, Seams Unlikely, as the next book choice, I quickly said, I don’t think so! Having my friends and acquaintance discuss my life in my presence would be comparable to wearing a skimpy swimming suit on a public beach. … Continue Reading


Do Sewing Ergonomic Products Really Work?

Nancy’s Notions Guest Blog By Roxanne Nickolie At Nancy’s Notions we pride ourselves in offering the best assortment of products for sewing enthusiasts. Since we sew ourselves, we love the challenge of finding things that make life behind the machine easier. The latest items to pique our interest are ergonomic products. Intrigued by the design and … Continue Reading


Give From the Heart on Thanksgiving Eve

Give from the heart on Wednesday—then give thanks on Thursday. This Thanksgiving Eve, Tie One On (an apron of course!) and bring joy to the life of someone in need. Participation is easy and up lifting. Simply wrap a loaf of bread or baked goods in an apron and tuck an encouraging note or prayer … Continue Reading

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Stitching a Sewing Community Together

Puyallup, WA, near Seattle, hosts the annual Sewing & Stitchery Expo where 30,000 sewing, quilting, and embroidery enthusiasts gather to share, learn, and enjoy. To help celebrate the 30th anniversary of this mega sewing event, the Sewing With Nancy team was invited to capture the unique camaraderie between designers, teachers, vendors, and attendees, which happens … Continue Reading

Nancy Zieman Landscape Quilts Block for Quiltmakers 100 Blocks Volume 10

Quiltmaker’s 100 Blocks, Vol. 10 Now Available on Newsstands

I was honored to submit a quilt block for Quiltmaker’s 100 Blocks Vol. 10. Starting today, November 18, Vol. 10 is available on newsstands nationwide. Be sure to pick up your copy today! I’m also pleased to be a part of the Quiltmaker’s 100 Blocks Blog Tour—a fun week of designers sharing their original blocks they’ve … Continue Reading


Sew Thankful

With very little effort or time, create a home décor accent with a laser-cut fusible appliqué. The be thankful laser-cut fusible appliqué is already cut out. Amazing! Three Simple Sewing Steps Choose fabric and back it with fusible interfacing Remove the paper backing from the laser-cut appliqué.  Center the appliqué on the fabric;  fuse. The appliqué … Continue Reading

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