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“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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Embroidery Tips from Nancy—”Sewlebrity Love of Sewing Challenge”

Join the Adventure! Find Your Destiny. On January 2, I announced my new hobo tote project for Baby Lock’s Sewlebrity Love of Sewing Challenge. Now for the amazing part of my Sewlebrity Love of Sewing Challenge project—the embroidery, using Baby Lock’s Destiny II. Watch the video as I resize, add custom thread colors, duplicate, and … Continue Reading

Little Dresses for Africa Donation - with Nancy Zieman | Sewing With Nancy | Nancy's Notions

What Charity Do You Sew With/For?

What charity do you sew with/for? 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. Quilt to Give is a sewing and quilting community service project that is close to my heart. Thanks to generous 2016 Quilt Expo attendees for … Continue Reading

VStocking Sewing Challenge Winner hosted by Nancy Zieman | Sewing With Nancy | 2016

Stocking Sewing Challenge Winners

The Christmas Stocking 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 stocking show at the bottom of this post. As you may know, this year the winners were chosen by a panel of judges. With over 100 entries, it … Continue Reading

Holiday Sewing Round Up: Fast Projects and Sewing Tutorials for Christmas by Nancy Zieman

Holiday Sewing Round Up

The holiday season is upon us! Time to enjoy family, traditions, and celebrations. In keeping with my holiday traditions, I’ll be making handmade items. I hope you will, too. Fast Projects for the Holidays sewing round up is a collection of festive and quick sewing tutorials. Make items for yourself or gift them to someone … Continue Reading

Half-Square Triangle Scrappy Patchwork Christmas Stocking by Nancy Zieman | Third Annual Stocking Sewing Challenge | Sewing With Nancy

Announcing Nancy Zieman’s 2016 Christmas Stocking Sewing Challenge

You’re invited to participate in our 2016 Christmas Stocking Sewing Challenge. Use one of the free sewing patterns below, or any stocking pattern, and sew a Christmas stocking for yourself, a family member, or as a gift. Then, enter our Christmas Stocking Sewing Challenge. It’s easy! From elegant to whimsical, Christmas stockings are a great way … Continue Reading

Transform Sketchbook Doodles into Works of Fiber Art with Doodle Stitching by Nancy Zieman | Sewing With Nancy

Have Fun Stitching Outside the Lines

Do you like to doodle? Many of us enjoy sketching or even scribbling absentmindedly, dreaming we’re budding artists! The same action can be translated to needle and thread, randomly stitching on small pieces of fabric while learning creative techniques. Watch the new Doodle Stitching TV show (Part One, Part Two, and Part Three) online now. You’ll also find … Continue Reading

Turn Sketchbook Doodles Into Art with Doodle Stitching by Nancy Zieman | Sewing With Nancy

Sew Creative with Doodle Stitching Techniques

Doodling—we’ve all done it with pen and paper. Those same concepts—drawing squiggles, circles, rectangles, and silly shapes—can be done with fabric, trim, and/or stitching. Why should you doodle at your sewing machine or with fabric? It’s a great way to use fabric odds and ends while being creative. Watch the new Doodle Stitching TV show online … Continue Reading

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Winners of the 2016 Fall Table Runner Sewing Challenge

Thank you to all who entered our 2016 Fall Table Runner Sewing Challenge! I’ve been inspired to try some of the many unique sewing techniques, color combinations, and designs. Congratulations to all our winners. If you missed viewing the entries, check out the complete collection on the Fall Table Runner Sewing Challenge blog. 2016 Fall Table Runner … Continue Reading

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