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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

Every Last Piece by Lynn Harris | Sewing With Nancy | Nancy Zieman | Scrap Quilting

Every Last Piece: Scrap Quilts with Lynn Harris

Whether you have bins of fabric scraps or just a few odds and ends that you can’t part with, Lynn Harris, my guest on today’s episode of Sewing With Nancy, will share refreshing ways to incorporate scraps in quilt designs. Learn to use fabric pieces of every size, from tiny scraps to larger pieces, during … Continue Reading

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Embroidery Tips from Nancy—”Sewlebrity Love of Sewing Challenge”

Join the Adventure! Find Your Destiny. On January 2, I announced my new hobo tote project for Baby Lock’s Sewlebrity Love of Sewing Challenge. Now for the amazing part of my Sewlebrity Love of Sewing Challenge project—the embroidery, using Baby Lock’s Destiny II. Watch the video as I resize, add custom thread colors, duplicate, and … Continue Reading


Join me for Baby Lock’s Sewlebrity Love of Sewing Challenge

Welcome to Baby Lock’s Sewlebrity Love of Sewing Challenge. For the next 12 weeks, twelve sewlebrities will create exciting projects on the Baby Lock Destiny II. I’m kicking off the celebration by sewing a roomy hobo tote. Join the Adventure! Find Your Destiny. Click and watch the video below on how to get started. Supplies … Continue Reading

2016 Block of the Month Quilt By Nancy Zieman of Sewing With Nancy

Finish Your 2016 Block of the Month Quilt

Twelve short months ago we jumped on this exciting circle and curve quilt extravaganza to make a block of the month quilt. Little did you know it was a mystery quilt and block of the month as each new block was revealed on the third Saturday every month. I’m grateful to have you participate in the … Continue Reading

Magic Inch Quilts by Kerr and Ringle on Sewing With Nancy - Nancy Zieman - Improv Modern Quilts

Modern Quilting Made Magic

Join me for part-two of Magic Inch Quilts on Sewing With Nancy with modern quilters and husband/wife team Weeks Ringle and Bill Kerr. Often we think about quilting with squares and rectangles of fabric. In these new modern quilting designs, the piecing technique and the color choices are equally as important as Weeks’ and Bill’s … Continue Reading


Sew a Faux Fur Infinity Scarf

Find yourself making these infinity scarves and wishing for a chilly day! If you are in a cold climate, you may already be familiar with the luxury of faux fur and cuddle fleece fabrics. With so many textures and prints from which to choose, See how easy it is to work with this snuggly-soft fabric. … Continue Reading

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What Charity Do You Sew With/For?

What charity do you sew with/for? That’s the question I posed earlier this month, via this blog,  Facebook, and Pinterest. Enjoy the selected responses below, plus a spotlight on one of my followers. Quilt to Give is a sewing and quilting community service project that is close to my heart. Thanks to generous 2016 Quilt Expo attendees for … Continue Reading

Magic Inch Quilts by Kerr and Ringle on Sewing With Nancy - Nancy Zieman - Improv Modern Quilts

Create Quilts with the “Magic Inch” Technique

It’s common to watch improvisational comedy or be involved in a spontaneous game of softball, but have you ever thought that quilting could be equally spur-of-the moment? Please welcome my guests Weeks Ringle and Bill Kerr, masters at improvisational piecing with one inch strips. Bill and Weeks of Modern Quilt Studio will share their technique … Continue Reading

Garnet fabric collection by Nancy Zieman for Penny Rose a division of Riley Blake Designs

Introducing Nancy Zieman’s Garnet Fabric Collection

Let me introduce you to my new fabric line, Garnet, by Penny Rose (a sister company of Riley Blake Designs) with 24 coordinating pieces. Ranging from the signature garnet color to a yummy salmon shade and then to a wheat color, the eight prints with three colorations each are—I think— a tasteful grouping. Three New … Continue Reading

December Block of the Month | 2016 Adventure Quilt | Nancy Zieman | Sewing With Nancy | Carefree Curves Template

2016 Quilt Extravaganza—December Block of the Month

The twelfth and final block of the 2016 Quilt Extravaganza is here! This month, I’ll share how to make a contemporary quilt block, featuring layered circles on scrappy background fabrics. Use the Carefree Curves Template to create the shapes easily and without setting in any curved seams. Have you selected fabrics and created the strata for your … Continue Reading

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