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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


Ultimate Fancy Footworks Part Two

Nancy learned to sew using two presser feet—the all-purpose sewing foot and a zipper foot. Soon she discovered that specialty presser feet could improve her sewing skills. Much later she passed this information along in a series titled, Fancy Footworks. Not all sewing machine feet were featured in that series, so you guessed it—a sequel, Fancy … Continue Reading


Sew One of Nancy’s Favorite Scarves

Sew a Scarf in an evening or less! Long or short—square or rectangle—scarves are fashion statements that are as enjoyable to create, as they are to wear. Best of all, they can be created in a variety of fabrics and a minimal investment of time. Throughout the seasons of Sewing With Nancy, you’ve seen Nancy … Continue Reading

Nancy Zieman the Rest of the Story - A Memoir of Faith Family and Friends by Richard Zieman.

Nancy Zieman the Rest of the Story – A New! Book by Richard Zieman

As we celebrate Nancy’s legacy, we remember her strength and perseverance during tough times. Nancy Zieman the Rest of the Story A Memoir of Faith, Family, and Friends—A NEW! book by Nancy Zieman’s husband Richard Zieman—is a moving and inspiring account of an unexpected journey with life’s final challenges. Richard, along with family and friends, … Continue Reading


Ultimate Fancy Footworks

Do you ever wonder how to use specialty sewing machine presser feet? You’re not alone!  Many of us rarely change presser feet and subsequently never reap the creative benefits of sewing. The goal of this three-part Sewing With Nancy, Fancy Footworks 2, series is to put your mind at ease and show you exactly how and … Continue Reading


No-Fear Lapped Zipper

A lapped zipper gives a tailored look. Only one line of stitching shows on the right side of the fabric. It’s easier to keep the stitching straight and to make sure the zipper teeth are completely covered. We prefer the lapped zipper for side openings and sometimes back openings. 1. Increase the zipper seam allowance … Continue Reading


“Really Easy” Youthful Sewing Projects

In today’s spotlight on Nancy Zieman’s I Sew For Fun program, we’ll take a look at seven “Two-Button” (really easy) sewing projects designed by Nancy. Remember to implement Nancy’s lighthearted methods when introducing youth to sewing. Watch the one-part series, I Sew For Fun on Sewing With Nancy. Nancy shares how to disregard lots of sewing … Continue Reading


More Easy Fleecy Accessories

This Sewing With Nancy spotlight is part two of Fast and Fleecy Accessories. Made without traditional sewing patterns, the accessories that Nancy details in the TV series are simple, yet very practical, you could easily say fun! When you tune in to the show you’ll find the first project featured is a comfy scarf with muff-like pockets. … Continue Reading

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Quilt To Give Sets Goal to Stitch 300 Quilts!

Sewing a quilt and giving it as a gift is gratifying. Sewing a quilt for someone in need or who is going through tough times shows compassion. Most importantly, the recipient feels loved. Win. Win! This will be the eighth year that Nancy Zieman’s Quilt to Give quilt pattern will be sewn and quilted during … Continue Reading


Beginning Landscape Quilt Artistry

Two of Nancy’s favorite hobbies were sewing and gardening. More than 20 years ago, Nancy was introduced to landscape quilting techniques by Natalie Sewell, nationally known landscape quilt artist. Natalie and Nancy became best friends and scheduled two or three quilting dates each year. During their final three-part Sewing With Nancy series, Beginning Landscape Quilting, their … Continue Reading


“Easy Peasy” Fleece Accessories

Looking for speedy sewing projects? Search no further. Tune in to Sewing With Nancy online or on PBS to learn how to sew fleecy fabrics, using Nancy’s favorite sewing techniques. During this first episode, we use simple sewing pattern shapes to create comfy accessories. Polar fleece, stretch fleece velour, and flat-back knits are just a few … Continue Reading

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