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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


No-Hassle Triangles Quilt Blocks – Part Two

Triangular shapes can be sticklers to piece! Quilt patterns with 1/2-square and 1/4-square triangles are found in many traditional quilt pattern designs. Here’s how to take the hassle out of creating triangles, in particular 1/4-square triangles. For more details watch the second episode of No-Hassle Triangles Quilt Blocks online. The Sampler Quilt This 12-block quilt features both … Continue Reading


Fashion Sewing: Plain to Fabulous – Part One

Expressing yourself with fabric is one of the hallmarks of sewing. Whether it’s dramatic, casual, modern, or sophisticated, you can easily combine fabrics and techniques that showcase your sense of style. Lorraine Torrence is Nancy Zieman’s guest on Fashion Sewing: Plain to Fabulous Part One. Watch as Lorraine shares her knack for making a statement through … Continue Reading

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I Sew For Fun Project Tutorial: Pillowcase

Have a PJ party with your little partner as they make their very own pillowcase. Sweet dreams will definitely follow! This easy project is a favorite for gift giving too! Learn how to make an easy Pillowcase with this FREE! I Sew For Fun Pillowcase Tutorial by Nancy Zieman. You’ll find this easy sewing project, … Continue Reading


No-Hassle Triangles Quilt Blocks – Part One

One of the easiest places to start quilting is with a 1/2-square triangle. Nancy Zieman shows how to create this traditional quilting staple without fussing around with bias-cut edges. Make the block unit easily, “Nancy’s no-hassle way,” with this episode of Sewing With Nancy, which features blocks from Nancy’s book, No-Hassle Triangles Quilt Blocks. During the first episode on … Continue Reading


Every Last Piece

Whether you have bins of fabric scraps or just a few odds and ends that you can’t part with, Lynn Harris, Nancy Zieman’s guest on this 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

Straight Line Machine Quilting and the NEW! Modern Floating Triangles Wall Hanging Pattern

Straight Line Machine Quilting and NEW! Modern Floating Triangles Wall Hanging Pattern

Introducing the NEW! Modern Floating Triangles Wall Hanging and Table Runner Pattern by Team Nancy Zieman. Stitch this quick column quilt with a modern twist. No-half-square triangles are needed to make this modern floating triangles quilt! Dimensional folded triangles made from fabric squares, and crosswise fabric strips make this quilt an easy piecing project. The … Continue Reading


Sew Simple with Rectangles & Squares – Part Three

Incorporating specialty fabrics can add functionality when sewing gifts and projects. For example, try clear vinyl. This unique fabric is the star of the Sewing With Nancy program, Sew Simple with Rectangles & Squares—the third episode. Watch online.  Here’s a preview of the projects that you’ll see demonstrated during the show. Jewelry Caddies Nancy began this … Continue Reading


Magic Inch Quilts – Part Two

Join Nancy Zieman 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 … Continue Reading


Summer Splash Round Up

Choose one or more of these fun summer-themed sewing projects and stitch some sunshine into your next picnic, pool party, or road trip. Whether you’re heading to the park, backyard, or beach—there’s an easy-to-make project for you. Here’s a roundup of a few of our favorite summertime sewing projects: Mermaid Dress Up Grab this quick … Continue Reading

Nancy Zieman Exhibit Winneconne WI Municipal Center Gallery and Library 2019

Celebrating Nancy Zieman Exhibit on Display This Summer in Wisconsin

Celebrating Nancy Zieman Exhibit on Display This Summer in Wisconsin Did you know that Nancy Zieman’s favorite time of the year was summer? Summer in Wisconsin is one of the most wonderful times of the year—when flowers are in bloom, and the vision of lush green foliage surrounding the beautiful blue lakes is breathtaking! If … Continue Reading

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