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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

Super-Sized Quilts Part One

Sewing With Nancy Super-Sized Quilts, Part One

Super-size it! That’s something Nancy rarely said at a restaurant, but often when quilting. Nancy started with a traditional quilt pattern and expanded the size. This no-fat super technique adds drama to a quilt project, but also saves time on piecing. Over the past Sewing With Nancy seasons, Nancy recorded several episodes featuring super-sized quilts. … Continue Reading

Solving The Patter Fitting Puzzle

Pattern Fitting 101-Part Two

Have you purchased or sewn a garment that doesn’t fit? Likely the answer is yes. Well, we can’t have that happen! So, in this featured Sewing With Nancy episode, Solving the Pattern Fitting Puzzle, Part Two, Nancy shares that fitting patterns doesn’t need to be puzzling. Learning to fit sewing patterns is definitely a sewing … Continue Reading

Free Kitchen Towel Topper Pritable Pattern

Kitchen Towel Topper Tutorial

Stitch a quick gift for you and/or a friend! This super-easy Free Kitchen Towel Topper Printable Pattern, with envelope-style closure, is a breeze to make with our free sewing tutorial and printable pattern! You’ll love to keep this practical, yet pretty, cotton towel close at hand. Finished Size: approximately 6 1/4″ wide x 18″ long … Continue Reading

I Sew For Fun Backpack

I Sew For Fun: Drawstring Backpack

Make a sewing date with the kids in your life and sew this adorable backpack with your little partner. It’s perfect for bringing cars and trucks or stuffed animals and pjs to grandma’s house. This backpack is one of twenty easy sewing projects featured in Nancy Zieman’s new I Sew For Fun Book Approximate Finished … Continue Reading

Solving the Pattern Fitting Puzzle with Sewing With Nancy Zieman

Pattern Fitting 101

Learn each of Nancy’s pattern fitting techniques for your next garment sewing project. During the two Sewing With Nancy episodes featuring the show, Solving the Pattern Fitting Puzzle, Nancy shares with you her favorite pivot and slide methods that are easily mastered, without cutting the original pattern pieces apart! Fitting sewing patterns can be approached … Continue Reading

Join the Modern Mini Quilt Challenge

Join the 2018 Quilt Expo Modern Mini Challenge

You’re invited to enter the 2018 Quilt Expo Modern Mini Quilt Challenge. Brainstorm, browse, design, and plan. Then, stitch! Enter the 2018 Quilt Expo Modern Mini Quilt Challenge by emailing your image to [email protected] 2018 Quilt Expo Modern Mini Quilt Challenge Complete Entry Rules: Sew a mini modern quilt to showcase your quilting talents. Submit your entry … Continue Reading

Nancy's Notions Sewing Weekend 2018

Sewing Weekend at Nancy’s Notions, May 3-5, 2018

Celebrate the 34th annual Nancy’s Notions Sewing Weekend, May 3–5, 2018—in Beaver Dam, WI. What started as a grand opening in 1985 has grown into one of Wisconsin’s largest annual sewing events. This year’s events start Thursday, May 3rd, and run through Saturday, May 5th. FREE Admission and FREE Parking! Join in on 24 seminars … Continue Reading

Machine Embroidery in Six Easy Steps with Eileen Roche and Nancy Zieman | Sewing With Nancy

Machine Embroidery in Six Easy

Six lessons, it’s usually a great start in learning a new skill set—be it dancing, Zumba, or hang gliding! (Anyone hang glide?)  That same 6-lesson approach can easily be applied to the creative skill that Sewing With Nancy guest has mastered. Eileen Roche, editor of Designs in Machine Embroidery Magazine, joins Nancy in this week’s online featured … Continue Reading


Free-Motion Machine Quilting Tips

It’s time to check free-motion quilting off your bucket list! With tips from Sewing With Nancy guest Molly Hanson you can jump in with a can-do attitude.  Luckily, Nancy’s guest took her can-do attitude and taught herself artistic stitching. Now, you can watch her can-do free-motion quilting techniques online and view the specific techniques in her book. Molly’s goal … Continue Reading

Nancy Zieman April 2018 Block of the Month Ohio Star Block

April 2018 Block of the Month: Ohio Star

She’s Our Star 2018 Block of the Month April: Ohio Star This month we’re stitching the traditional Ohio Star quilt block design—the fourth of 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 featuring Nancy’s New … Continue Reading

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