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See some of Nancy Zieman’s popular embroidery projects featured on the blog and on Sewing With Nancy.

How to choose machine embroidery stabilizers by Nancy Zieman | Sewing With Nancy

How to Choose Machine Embroidery Stabilizers

A good stabilizer prolongs the life of your machine embroidery projects, helps keep the stitches intact, and keeps your sewing machine running smoothly. Stabilizers play a key roll in producing professional looking embroidery designs. But how do you choose the right stabilizer for each project? Take the mystery out of stabilizer package labeling and end-uses … Continue Reading

Milestone Birthdays | Month Bibs by Nancy Zieman

Absolutely Adorable 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 lunch time. See how easy these are to sew using this tutorial. Adorable Doll Costumes What … Continue Reading

Nancy Zieman's 2017 Pillow Sewing Challenge Winner hosted by Nancy Zieman of Sewing With Nancy

Nancy Zieman Pillow Sewing Challenge Winners Announced

The 2017 Nancy Zieman Pillow Sewing Challenge was so much fun to host. I enjoyed seeing all the entries and the talent showcased in the event. You can still view the virtual pillow show anytime in my Facebook photo album, here. Great job to all who made and entered pillows into the 2017 Pillow Sewing Challenge. As you … Continue Reading

Nancy Zieman's Third Annual Pillow Sewing Challenge | 2017

Nancy Zieman 2017 Pillow Sewing Challenge Announced

  You’re invited to participate in my 2017 Pillow Sewing Challenge. Brainstorm, browse, design and plan. Then, sew a pillow! Enter my 2017 Pillow Sewing Challenge by emailing your image (nzpblog@gmail.com). Make a pillow to showcase your sewing talents. Entries may be for any occasion, any color, or any size (that fits on a sofa or … Continue Reading

Five Ways to Watch Sewing With Nancy | Nancy Zieman

Now Five Ways to Watch Sewing With Nancy

Now Five Ways to Watch Sewing With Nancy! Back in 1982 when the first Sewing With Nancy show aired, never did I dream; #1,  that I’d still be recording shows and #2 that the show would be available on multiple channels. (Not to mention that in 1982 no one had a clue about the internet!) … Continue Reading

Sew Red Projects Round-up with PBS's Sewing With Nancy | Nancy Zieman

Sew Red Projects Round Up

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, I rounded up a few of my favorite RED sewing projects from my blog. Find them all linked below. … Continue Reading

Quilt with an Embroidery Machine in 8 Easy Lessons by Nancy Zieman and Eileen Roche on Sewing With Nancy

Machine Quilting with Your 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 is to quilt layers of fabric with remarkable finesse? Welcome back embroidery and quilting expert Eileen Roche, who will … Continue Reading

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Embroidered Necklines and Hemlines Ideal for Knit Tops

Transform knit tops into machine embroidered designer looks! Eileen Roche and I are back sharing our NEW design collection, Necklines to Hemlines T-Shirt Remakes. Embroidery machine designs are the key to adding embellishment and also the neckline transformation. It’s rather marvelous how it all happens. You may have seen our first t-shirt transformation collection on Sewing With Nancy, featuring Simple … Continue Reading

Baby Lock/Sewlebrity Love of Sewing Challenge/Nancy Zieman

“Sewlebrity Love of Sewing Challenge” with Bonus Embroidery Download

It’s time to wrap up this first sewing project in Baby Lock’s Sewlebrity Love of Sewing Challenge. During my last video, I promised you a special memento—a bonus embroidery, which is free to download below—and add as the finishing touch to this tote. Watch and enjoy the video, then get stitching! Follow The Journey; Create … Continue Reading

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Tote Making Tips—Baby Lock’s “Sewlebrity Love of Sewing Challenge”

It’s week one of Baby Lock’s Sewlebrity Love of Sewing Challenge and it’s time for the third segment of my hobo tote project. During this week, I’m posting videos and blog posts on my adventure of creating a hobo tote using my sewing machine of choice, Baby Lock’s Destiny II. Join The Journey, Create Your … Continue Reading

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