How to Quilt


From traditional to modern and from crazy to solid, Nancy Zieman has featured blog posts and Sewing With Nancy episodes to show you How To Quilt. Jump in and give any quilting style a try. We’ll walk you through the step-by-step how to of quilt making.

Molly Hansen's Free Motion Quilting for Beginners on Sewing With Nancy | Nancy Zieman

Quilting For Beginners with Molly Hansen

Free-motion quilting is easier than you think with expert advice from Molly Hansen and a little practice.  According to Sewing With Nancy guest, Molly Hanson, all you need is a bit of confidence! Free-Motion Quilting for Beginners is this week’s online Sewing With Nancy feature. Watching Molly free-motion quilt is the best way to learn … Continue Reading

Change Up Patchwork by Nancy Zieman | Sewing With Nancy

Classic Designs Meet Modern Methods

There’s more to a 9-patch block than meets the eye! Many creative quilt or craft projects start with 9-patch blocks. I’ll show you how to change-up the strip sizes, fabrics, or block layout to expand your quilting options. Change-Up Patchwork is the name of my newest Sewing With Nancy three-part TV series. Watch online to see … Continue Reading

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

Eight Lessons to Embroidery Machine Quilting

The art of quilting often combines techniques. Traditional quilts are frequently appliquéd, then pieced, and finally all the layers are quilted. If you have an embroidery machine, you can streamline the processes with the touch of a button—the brainchild of my guest Eileen Roche. The quilting technique is practically hands free! Watch as Eileen shares the … Continue Reading

How to make a 9-patch quilt block, Sewing With Nancy Zieman, Change-up Patchwork

Quilting Magic with a 9-Patch Block

Many creative quilt or craft projects start with 9-patch blocks. Yet, there’s more to a 9-patch block than meets the eye! I’ll show you how to change-up the strip sizes, fabrics, or block layout to expand your quilting options. Change-Up Patchwork is the name of my newest Sewing With Nancy 3-part TV series. Watch online … Continue Reading

2015 Adventure Quilt by Nancy Zieman | How to Finish a Block of the Month Sampler Quilt

2015 Adventure Quilt – Finished Quilt Revealed

Twelve short months ago we jumped on this adventure together to make a block of the month quilt. Little did you know it was a mystery quilt and block of the month as each new block was revealed on the third Saturday of each month. I’m grateful to have you on the adventure with me. If … Continue Reading

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The Scrap-Buster Quilt Block—Square Within a Square

If you sew quilts, home accents, or crafts, chances are that fabric scraps abound in your sewing area. Rather than worry about where to store those creative treasures, use my Change-Up Patchwork techniques to create quilt projects with contemporary designs. Watch the second episode of Change-up Patchwork online to see all the details! Scrappy Square Quilt … Continue Reading

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Cabin Fever Quilts, Amazingly Easy Quilt Designs

Just as architecture has changed from the original log cabin homes to our modern 21st century homes, quilting has made the same transition. Traditional Log Cabin quilt blocks can easily be made modern with the help of our guest in the new Sewing With Nancy series titled, Cabin Fever Quilts. I’m pleased to welcome Natalia Bonner, … Continue Reading

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In-The-Hoop Crazy Quilting Projects

If you’re a quilter and would like to try embroidery or an embroiderer and would like to try quilting, here’s the perfect solution—crazy quilting. This Victorian-era needle art can be mastered by using an embroidery machine. Today’s Crazy Quilting with your Embroidery Machine, is this week’s Sewing With Nancy streaming video feature, watch the second … Continue Reading

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Create No-Hassle 1/2-Square Triangles

Half-square triangles are the foundation for many quilt designs. Today, I’ll show you how to make super-easy 1/2-square triangle blocks the no-hassle way in my newest Sewing With Nancy series, No-Hassle Triangles Quilt Blocks. During the first episode on Sewing With Nancy, learn to create six different blocks, all made with 1/2-square triangles. During the second episode—next … Continue Reading

Quick Column Quilts by Nancy Zieman with Grandmother's One-Patch Quilt Template

Quick Column Quilts Blog Tour Winners

Drum roll please . . . Today I’m announcing the winners of the Super Giveaway for the Quick Column Quilts Blog Tour! Quick Column Quilts is the title of my newest book, which includes 13 linear quilt designs. Think columns of fabric, not blocks. It’s a refreshing approach for seasoned quilters and streamlined designs for quilting newbies. Blog Tour … Continue Reading

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