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Solving the Pattern Fitting Puzzle Sewing With Nancy PBS Show hosted by Nancy Zieman

Pattern Fitting Doesn’t Need to be Puzzling

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, I’ll share that fitting patterns doesn’t need to be puzzling. Learning to fit sewing patterns is definitely a sewing necessity … Continue Reading

2017 Quilt Expo Modern Mini Quilt Challenge Winners | Nancy Zieman | Sewing With Nancy

2017 Quilt Expo Modern Mini Quilt Challenge Winners

Thank you to everyone who helped make the first Quilt Expo Modern Mini Quilt Challenge a success! View all the mini quilt entries at facebook.com/QuiltExpo. Here’s a quick review of the 2017 Quilt Expo Modern Mini Quilt Challenge Complete Entry Rules: Sew a mini modern quilt to showcase your quilting talents. Submit your entry by emailing a high-resolution … Continue Reading

Nancy Zieman | Reader Insight Question of the Month | Sewing With Nancy

Describe Your Favorite Quilting Pattern

Describe your favorite quilting pattern? Appliqué? Pieced? Large? Small? That’s the question I posed earlier this month, via this blog,  Facebook, and Pinterest. Enjoy the selected responses below, plus a spotlight on one of my followers. Here’s what you are saying: Geometry “I like anything geometric.  I tend to like more modern patterns and I like to piece … Continue Reading

Solving the Pattern Fitting Puzzle Sewing With Nancy PBS Show hosted by Nancy Zieman

Solving the Pattern Fitting Puzzle

Learn each of my pattern fitting techniques for your next garment sewing project. During the next two Sewing With Nancy episodes featuring the new show, Solving the Pattern Fitting Puzzle, I’d like to share with you my favorite pivot and slide methods that are easily mastered, without cutting the original pattern pieces apart! Fitting sewing patterns can be … Continue Reading

Remake Sweatshirts with Mary Mulari and Nancy Zieman on Sewing With Nancy

Fresh, New Sweatshirt Remakes by Mary Mulari

 By Mary Mulari, guest blogger and friend of Sewing With Nancy The book The Best Sweatshirt Makeovers is jammed full of great ways to make sweatshirts extraordinary, and today in Nancy’s blog, I’d like to share even more ideas. It’s time to mix it up and combine sweatshirt alterations and decorations in new ways. Page numbers are … Continue Reading

May Basket Quilt Block 2017 Block of the Month by Nancy Zieman/Sewing With Nancy

Fat Quarter Mystery Quilt: May Block of the Month

Introducing the May Block of the Month May Basket* block is the May 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

Sew Gifts- Make Memories by Mary Mulari and Nancy Zieman | Sewing With Nancy

Sewing Gift-Giving Solutions

Sewing gifts ranks as the number one reason why most of us sew. During this Sewing With Nancy series, Sew Gifts–Make Memories, we feature gifts to sew that don’t always start with fabric yardage. When my guest Mary Mulari proposed the idea of sewing gift-giving solutions, I knew it was the perfect TV topic. Mary’s projects are clever, useful, and … Continue Reading

While She Naps Podcast Interview with Nancy Zieman | Sewing With Nancy

Listen to an Interview With Nancy Zieman

I had the pleasure of being interviewed by Abby Glassenberg of the podcast While She Naps. Listen to the interview on your computer to this digital audio file. Abby was thorough in her research, and I was impressed with her insightful questions. Some of the answers may surprise you. It was also comical to learn that when … Continue Reading

Sewing And Quilting Project Round Up by Nancy Zieman | Sewing With Nancy

Nancy Zieman’s Sewing Project Roundup

I’m always intrigued to learn which Sewing With Nancy TV shows, or sewing, quilting, and machine embroidered projects—featured on my blog—are your favorites. I enjoy sewing a variety of projects for my home, for gifts, and for my three grandaughters. Here’s a roundup of a few of my favorites projects: I See Spots Quilt Circle … Continue Reading

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Sew Gifts – Make Memories

Shop outside the big box stores and make your own gifts from new or upcycled fabrics. In the Sewing With Nancy series, Sew Gifts–Make Memories, we sew gifts for kids and adults that will be appreciated, and enjoyable to make. Mary Mulari is my guest for this series—she always amazes me with her clever approach … Continue Reading

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