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Nancy Zieman (June 21, 1953 – November 14, 2017) was an American author, designer, businesswomen, TV producer, blogger and national sewing authority, and host of the popular show Sewing With Nancy®, which appears exclusively on public television stations across the United States and Canada. You can watch Sewing With Nancy® online at

McCall's 7751 Color Blocked Shirt Pattern by Nancy Zieman

NEW! McCalls M7751 Summer Tops Designed by Nancy Zieman

Whether you choose casual or classy, you’re sure to be comfortable wearing this New! McCall’s M7751 Shaped Hemline Shirt Pattern by Nancy Zieman. Last spring, Nancy enjoyed working on this new pattern design for the McCall Pattern Company. Her goal was to give the classic button down blouse an update. We think you’ll agree, Nancy … Continue Reading

Super-Sized Quilts Part Two

Sewing With Nancy Super-Size, Part Two

What happens when a clothing sewing teacher starts to quilt? Answer: She teaches a hybrid of techniques! That teacher was Nancy and her journey of breaking sewing and quilting rules all started when she taught a quilting class as part of her first job out of college. Nancy didn’t know much about quilting, but was … Continue Reading


Sew Strip by Strip Patchwork Quilts, Part Two

One of the aspects of sewing and quilting that piques interest in this art is the use of color and design. Change a color; change a size, and bingo—a new look. A master at giving visual interest to traditional quilt designs is Donna Fenske, a long-time member of the Sewing With Nancy team. On part-two … Continue Reading

May2018 BOM Feature

May 2018 Block of the Month: Spinning Star

She’s Our Star 2018 Block of the Month May: Spinning Star This month we’re stitching the traditional Spinning Star quilt block design—the fifth 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

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


Strip-by-Strip Patchwork Quilts, Part One

Someone once asked Nancy, “Why do you cut perfectly good fabric into pieces just to sew it back together again?” Her answer, “To create great quilt designs!” One of the designers that Nancy had the privilege to work with was Donna Fenske, who shared her latest ideas. The premise of this Sewing With Nancy program … Continue Reading

Too Cute for Kiddos

Too Cute for Kiddos Sewing Round-Up

Embroidered Baby Bibs to Celebrate Milestones Looking for that perfect baby gift? Embroider milestone baby bibs. These 12 bibs are sure to bring smiles and be used first as photo props to record each month’s milestone birthday, then for lunchtime. See how easy these are to sew using this tutorial. Cute Kids Embroidery Ideas The … 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

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