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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

10-20-30 Minutes to Recycle jeans by Nancy Zieman on Sewing With Nancy

13 Sewing Projects for Your Home and Closet

“Who uses minutes has hours to use; who loses minutes whole years must lose.”  That great quote sums up the Nancy Zieman method of sewing—10 minutes here, 20 minutes there. Nancy created this minutes-to-sew sewing principle for fashion sewing and quilting, and now for recycling jeans. In part two of the  Sewing With Nancy TV mini-series, … Continue Reading

Top 10 Sewing, Quilting, and Embroidery Tutorials for 2017 by Nancy Zieman Productions, LLC - Sewing With Nancy

TOP 10 Tutorials of 2017

Tis the season to see our top 10 sewing, quilting, and machine embroidery tutorials from 2017.  Not only are these links some of our own personal favorites, they are yours, too. In fact, we used one-year’s worth of data to determine the list. Join the NZP Team as we count down the most popular tutorials … Continue Reading


Readers Sew For Their Homes

Aside from quilts or curtains, what items do you sew for your home? That’s the question Team Nancy Zieman posed earlier this month, via this blog,  Facebook, and Pinterest.  The sewing skillset goes so far beyond simply making clothes or quilts. It is exciting to see what you create!  Enjoy the selected responses below, plus a spotlight on … Continue Reading

10-20-30 Minutes to Recycle Jeans by Nancy Zieman on Sewing With Nancy

Sew a Potholder in Minutes from Recycled Jeans

Sewing is a creative outlet and a favorite therapy for many of us. The NZP team enjoys making time for sewing each day. Some days it’s ten minutes in the morning, or 20 minutes in the afternoon. This is how Nancy Zieman accomplished most sewing tasks, regardless of the project. If you’ve tuned in to … Continue Reading

Amazing Designs Snack Shop Embroidery Collection

NEW! I Sew For Fun Amazing Designs Snack Shop Collection

Experience machine embroidery with the youth in your life with this NEW! I Sew For Fun Snack Shop Collection by Nancy Zieman. Nancy designed the I Sew For Fun Snack Shop Collection to introduce her granddaughters to machine embroidery. Enjoy the experience of stitching the Snack Shop designs as a team. Choose from 15 food-themed … Continue Reading

Fat Quarter Mystery Quilt: December Block of the Month 2017 - Sewing With Nancy Zieman

Fat Quarter Mystery Quilt: December Block of the Month

Introducing the December Block of the Month Puss in the Corner* block is the FINAL Fat Quarter Mystery Quilt Block for 2017. 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! If you missed any of the complete block … Continue Reading

Favorite Scarves to Sew by Nancy Zieman | Sewing With Nancy

Sewing With Nancy’s Favorite Scarves Part Two

Over the years, Nancy recorded at least six programs on sewing scarves. Going through the Sewing With Nancy archives and revisiting those techniques reminded us that most scarf styles are timeless. Today Team Nancy Zieman spotlights the second episode of Favorite Scarves to Sew, where you’ll see videos, showcasing scarf techniques that have stood the test … Continue Reading

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NEW! Click Print Stitch Software

Take your sewing to the next level. Design and print your own sewing projects with Nancy Zieman’s New! Click Print Stitch Software with Eileen Roche and DIME. In addition to sewing, Nancy enjoyed creative time on the computer with her granddaughters—Avery and Luella—while they virtually decorated cupcakes and cakes. She saw how engaged her granddaughters were, … Continue Reading

Winter Wonderland Sewing Round Up Project Collection by Nancy Zieman Productions, LLC

Winter Wonderland Project Round Up

Stay warm inside while making these Winter Wonderland sewing, quilting, and embroidery projects. You’ll find blue and white-themed, comfortable and cozy projects in each of the linked posts below. All skill levels and project types are represented so you can jump right in! Quilt and Embroider with a Flurry of Snowflakes! Novice or expert, quilting … Continue Reading

Favorite Scarves to Sew by Nancy Zieman | Sewing With Nancy

Sewing With Nancy’s Favorite Scarves to Sew

Sew a Scarf in an evening or less! Long or short—square or rectangle—scarves are fashion statements that are as enjoyable to create, as they are to wear. Best of all, they can be created in a variety of fabrics and a minimal investment of time. Throughout the seasons of Sewing With Nancy, you’ve seen Nancy … Continue Reading

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