Embroidery

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

Tree Skirt by Nancy Zieman | Sewing With Nancy | Dresden Tree Skirt

Gifts: Handmade vs Purchased

Do you create/sew more gifts than you purchase?  That’s the question The Nancy Zieman Productions Team posed earlier this month, via this blog,  Facebook, and Pinterest.  It isn’t a surprise to learn that NZP Blog readers are a wonderfully creative bunch of makers.  Enjoy the selected responses below, plus a spotlight on one featured reader. Here’s what you … Continue Reading

Best Sweatshirt Makeover with Mary Mulari and Nancy Zieman - Sewing With Nancy

Sew The Best Sweatshirt Makeovers

 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. 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 included … Continue Reading

Fun and Festive Holiday Sewing Projects by Nancy Zieman - Sewing With Nancy

Fun and Festive Sewing Project Round-Up

This month’s sewing, quilting, and machine embroidery tutorial roundup fits the fun and festive theme. Everything from beginner skill levels to confident garment makers will find a project to welcome in the cool holiday season. Make one or make them all! Sew a Mug Rug Stitch the perfect stocking stuffer, a gift for a friend, … Continue Reading

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12th Annual National Tie One On Day

Give from the heart on Wednesday November 22—then give thanks on Thursday. This Thanksgiving Eve, Tie One On (an apron of course!) and bring joy to the life of someone in need. Participation is easy and uplifting. Simply wrap a loaf of bread or baked goods in an apron and tuck an encouraging note or … Continue Reading

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Time to Say Goodbye—A Personal Note from Nancy

There are many ways to celebrate a retirement and to say goodbye. Some might choose a gathering of close family and friends, a big party, or perhaps a quiet goodbye. I’ve decided to say goodbye to you—my loyal viewers, readers, and customers—with a personal note. My retirement came as a shock to my family and … Continue Reading

Hoop It Up- Guide to Successful Embroidery by Maria Zinno | Nancy Zieman | Sewing With Nancy

Embroider Difficult-to-Hoop Projects

My featured TV guest likes to compare machine embroidery to cooking. When cooking you follow the recipe, purchase the ingredients, but sometimes you tweak the process. That’s what happens with machine embroidery; you learn to adjust the hooping technique, design, and/or stabilizer to fit the project. Marie Zinno, embroidery professional and author, is my guest … Continue Reading

Hoop It Up with Maria Zinno and Nancy Zieman | Sewing With Nancy

Baby Gifts Embroidered In The Hoop

The first step for adding machine embroidery to fabric or “ready-mades” is to hoop the fabric. Sounds simple, yet with each different fabric type and/or shape of the project, there are valuable tips and techniques that make that hooping process simple. My Sewing With Nancy guest and professional embroiderer Marie Zinno and I give you five lessons … Continue Reading

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Upgrade T-shirts with Machine Embroidery

My favorite part of sewing is the process. I enjoy watching the progression unfold and then savor what my sewing efforts produce. Today you’ll see that machine embroidery is the star of the process and the end result!   The machine embroidery designs you’ll see below not only decorate, but transform an everyday knit shirt into … Continue Reading

How to easily sew mitered napkins by Nancy Zieman | Sew Simple with Rectangles and Squares

Summer Splash Sewing Round-Up

Choose one or more of these fun summer-themed sewing projects and stitch some sunshine into your next picnic, pool party, or road trip. Whether you’re heading to the park, backyard, or beach—there’s an easy-to-make project for you. Here’s a roundup of a few of my favorite summertime sewing projects: Mermaid Dress Up Grab this quick … 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

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