Nancy Zieman

Farmer's Daughter Quilt Block 2017 Block of the Month by Nancy Zieman/Sewing With Nancy

Fat Quarter Mystery Quilt: October Block of the Month

Introducing the October Block of the Month Farmer’s Daughter* block is the October Fat Quarter Mystery Quilt Block. Like all blocks in this year’s block of the month challenge, this block is 15″ (finished size) and is created using quick strip-piecing techniques. Simple! During this 12-month block of the month challenge, all blocks will be … Continue Reading

Rainbow Quilts for Scrap Lovers by Judy Gauthier for C&T Publishing on Sewing With Nancy Zieman

Rainbow Quilts for Scrap Lovers

If you have volumes of fabric scraps, today you’re going to learn how to sort your fabric stash into useable pieces. You might be surprised to find the fabrics you need to create scrap quilts at your fingertips. Please join me as I welcome Judy Gauthier, scrap-quilting aficionado to this new episode of Sewing With Nancy. … Continue Reading


Hot and Handy in the Kitchen

Whip up one of twenty different insulated kitchen-themed projects in as little as an evening. Start with the Hot and Handy Projects book. Slice up some fun fabrics into simple shapes, add a dash of insulating fabric, and you’ll have the perfect recipe to stitch up pot holders, oven mitts, casserole carriers, trivets, and more! Here’s … Continue Reading

October Fall Sewing and Quilting Project Round-Up by Nancy Zieman | Sewing With Nancy

October Fall Project Round Up

With the leaves changing and the weather cooling, it is a perfect time to get stitching on fall sewing and quilting projects. From tunics to table runners, you’ll find something for all skill levels, and all time-commitments, in this project round up. Faux Hexagon Wall Hanging Create a prairie-inspired wall hanging. At first glance, hexagon … Continue Reading

Sew Smart- A Three-Season Jacket designed by Nancy Zieman for McCall Pattern Company on Sewing With Nancy

Sew a Smart Three Season Jacket

If it’s been awhile since you stitched a jacket, take an easy approach and create a swing-style version made from comfy, fashionable knit fabric. I’m returning to my sewing roots to show you timesaving as well as trending sewing tips and techniques. This jacket is flattering and you can personalize it with style options. The … Continue Reading

Nancy's Spool - Original Barn Quilt Design by Nancy Zieman - Sewing With Nancy

Nancy Zieman’s Personal Barn Quilt

Just as fabric quilts have their own history, so do barn quilts. Before paint was readily affordable, some creative farmers decorated their building with leftover paint depicting different types of folk art, often including quilt block designs. In early 2000, the barn quilt trend was reinvented, now the movement is growing exponentially. See more about … Continue Reading

Nancy's Spool Quilts Pattern Design by Nancy Zieman | Sewing With Nancy

Our All-time Favorite—Nancy’s Spool Quilt

The Nancy Zieman team is working on an exciting new collection of quilt patterns. With all the new ideas flowing, it’s hard to forget one of our all-time favorites: The Nancy’s Spool Quilt. The block first appeared while creating the No-Hassle Triangles TV show and book. Our family’s barn quilt design is the inspiration for … Continue Reading

Sewing Today's Fashion Trends by Nancy Zieman | Sewing With Nancy

Sewing Today’s Fashion Trends

Make a fashion statement when sewing knits! Concerned about the process? Not to worry. I’ll show you that the “Less is Best” principle applies to stitching comfy fashions. During this new episode of Sewing With Nancy, get the inside scoop on choosing knit fabrics and stitching a flattering tunic. You’ll soon see knit sewing is … Continue Reading

Fleece Texting Gloves from Nancy Zieman | Sewing With Nancy

Stay Connected and Warm with Texting Gloves

Smart phones aren’t just for teenagers and business professionals. It seems everyone is connected through their smart phones and devices these days. Of course, when cooler weather comes, we are faced with the dilemma of staying connected with our gloves off or staying warm with our gloves on. Peculiar, right? I have developed an easy … Continue Reading

Sew Fall Landscape Quilts with Nancy Zieman of Sewing With Nancy

Sew a Fall Fiber Art Piece

Two of my favorite hobbies are sewing and gardening. Almost 20 years ago, I was introduced to landscape quilting techniques by Natalie Sewell, nationally known landscape quilt artist. Natalie and I became best friends and scheduled two or three quilting dates each year. During the three-part Sewing With Nancy series, Beginning Landscape Quilting, we simplify the … Continue Reading

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