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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

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

Tried and True Sewing and Quilting Tips from Sewing With Nancy | Nancy Zieman

Tried & True Sewing and Quilting Tips, Part Two

Sewing and Quilting specialists took time out from their busy schedule, while teaching at Nancy’s Notions Sewing Weekend event in Beaver Dam, WI, to record some of their favorite sewing and quilting tips. Today we’ll showcase the second episode of the two-part Sewing With Nancy mini-series, Tried & True Sewing and Quilting Tips.  I hope you enjoy the range of personalities … Continue Reading

Stress Free Quilting | Sew a Tote Bag to Showcase Quilt Show Pins | Sewing With Nancy | Nancy Zieman | Sewing Weekend

Sew a Tote and Display Your Collectible Pins

Create this showcase tote using your embroidery machine or with your traditional sewing machine. That’s right, you can piece perfectly and quilt with your embroidery machine. This Stress-Free Quilting Showcase Tote bundle, from Amazing Designs, includes pieced blocks and a computer-guided embroidery machine quilted design. In addition to the fun bag pattern, bonus table topper … Continue Reading

Tried and True Sewing Tips and Techniques by Nancy Zieman, Sewing With Nancy

Tried & True Sewing and Quilting Tips

The recording of the two-part Sewing With Nancy mini-series, Tried & True Sewing and Quilting Tips, took place during Nancy’s Notions annual Sewing Weekend event in Beaver Dam, WI. This yearly event takes place in May. Over 3,000 people flock to our small community for the 3-day sewing extravaganza. My guess is that during this weekend … Continue Reading

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

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