Sew To Give | Nancy Zieman Charity and Outreach Sewing and Quilting Campaign | Nancy's Corner | Sewing With Nancy

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

Sew Red Projects You'll LOVE to Sew with Nancy Zieman

Projects You’ll LOVE to Sew

Love is in the air! It seems most holidays have colors associated with them. Thankfully, the sewing community is a very visual group, so colors are a welcome jumping-off point for many design ideas. This season, we rounded up a few of our favorite RED sewing projects from the blog. Find them all linked below. … Continue Reading

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Beginning Landscape Quilting Part One

Two of Nancy Zieman’s favorite hobbies were gardening and sewing. A little over 20 years ago, she was introduced to a quilting technique by Natalie Sewell, nationally known landscape quilt artist. Natalie and Nancy became fast friends and scheduled two–three quilting dates each year. During this three-part series on Sewing With Nancy, Nancy and Natalie … Continue Reading

Foundation Pieced Valentine Postcard by Nancy Zieman | Sewing With Nancy

Foundation Piece a Valentine Postcard

In practically no time at all—20-minutes—create a fabric postcard that is personalized and thoughtful. Commercially made cards are wonderful, but they can’t possibly pen the personalized message you’d like to send. With this quick paper-piecing tutorial and fabric from your stash you’ll have a beautiful card to send to your loved ones. If you’ve never … Continue Reading

I Sew For Fun by Nancy Zieman

I Sew For Fun Blog Hop Kicks Off Today

I Sew For Fun Blog Hop Follow along the NEW! I Sew For Fun Blog Hop, February 5–10, 2018, and see how Nancy Zieman’s blogger-friends are sharing their love of sewing with the youth in their lives. Each blogger has been sent a complete collection of I Sew For Fun products from our generous sponsors: Nancy’s … Continue Reading

I Sew For Fun: Easy Tote Bag Project Spotlight Designed by Nancy Zieman | Sewing With Nancy

I Sew For Fun: Easy Tote Bag

Stitch a book bag or tote bag that reflects your little sewing partner’s interests. Nancy’s easy step-by step instructions, and patterns, are included in her new book, I Sew For Fun. Follow Nancy’s new team sewing approach and just have fun! Gather Supplies       Give your little partner just a few fabric choices and allow … Continue Reading

Quilt with an Embroidery Machine by Eileen Roche and Nancy Zieman \ Sewing With Nancy

Next Level Quilting with an Embroidery Machine

February is National Embroidery Month! If you own an embroidery machine, most likely you’ve added monograms to towels or a cute design to baby clothes. But, did you ever think that your embroidery machine’s hidden talent was to quilt layers of fabric with remarkable finesse? Welcome back embroidery and quilting expert Eileen Roche, who will … Continue Reading

Solving the Pattern Fitting Puzzle with Sewing With Nancy Zieman

Take the Mystery From Pattern Fitting

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 don’t need to be puzzling. Learning to fit sewing patterns is definitely a sewing necessity, … Continue Reading

Farmhouse Florals Quilt Pattern: Shiplap Ahoy Quilts by Nancy Zieman - Sewing With Nancy

NEW! Farmhouse Florals Pattern: Shiplap Ahoy

Each block in the NEW! Shiplap Ahoy Quilts Pattern is created simply and it’s possible to make every single block unique. Using methods for Nancy Zieman’s Folded Flying Geese, Shiplap Ahoy features the five shiplap prints to create blocks. Using three or four background strips, each block will have three-dimensional triangles (geese) and various locations. … Continue Reading

Machine Embriodery in Eight Steps with Eileen Roche and Nancy Zieman on Sewing With Nancy

Quilt With an Embroidery Machine in Eight Easy Steps

The art of quilting often combines techniques. Traditional quilts are frequently appliquéd, then pieced, and finally all the layers are quilted. If you have an embroidery machine, you can streamline the processes with the touch of a button—the brainchild of my guest Eileen Roche. The quilting technique is practically hands free! Watch as Eileen shares the … Continue Reading

Solving the Pattern Fitting Puzzle with Sewing With Nancy Zieman

Solving the Pattern Fitting Puzzle

Learn each of Nancy’s pattern fitting techniques for your next garment sewing project. During the next 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 as if … Continue Reading

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