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Farmhouse Florals Quilt Pattern: Spinning 4-Patch by Nancy Zieman - Sewing With Nancy

NEW! Farmhouse Florals Pattern: Spinning 4-Patch

Grab a fat quarter bundle! The NEW! Spinning 4-Patch Quilt Pattern is created with 20 coordinating fat quarter fabrics and Nancy’s quick strip-piecing methods. We think you’ll enjoy the results when you finish the Spinning 4-Patch Quilt. The quilt design features yardage from Nancy’s new fabric line, Farmhouse Florals by Penny Rose Fabrics, a division of … Continue Reading


Create Beautiful Landscape Quilts

Landscape quilting breaks many quilting rules and is quite liberating as a result. It’s okay to cut inaccurately, in fact, it’s often recommended. Glue sticks are used instead of pins, and the pattern is not a pattern at all, just a photo! Natalie Sewell taught Nancy Zieman her spontaneous technique many years ago, and they … Continue Reading

Quilts and quilt tops created using the 2017 Nancy Zieman Block of the Month | Sewing With Nancy

Readers Finish 2017 Block of the Month

Today, we’re featuring YOUR quilts! All these amazing quilts were stitched using tutorials from the 2017 Nancy Zieman Fat Quarter Mystery Block of the Month on the NZP blog. When you finished your quilt or quilt top, you emailed photos to [email protected] We the love quilts and variations so much that we are showcasing them here today. … Continue Reading

February Block of the Month- Evening Star - No-Hassle Triangles by Sewing With Nancy Zieman

February 2018 Block of the Month: Evening Star

She’s Our Star 2018 Block of the Month February: Evening Star Add two more quilt blocks to the Star of Hope block from January. This month we’re stitching the traditional Evening Star design. Team Nancy Zieman is pleased to honor Nancy with this beautiful new block of the month series featuring Nancy’s New Farmhouse Florals … Continue Reading


Try Landscape Quilting Today

Start with a simple photograph, or collection of photographs, and give landscape quilting techniques a try. We always have great interest in Natalie’s and Nancy’s landscape-style of quilting on Sewing With Nancy. Many of you have embraced this art and have created wall quilts featuring the beauty of nature. Others have voiced an interest yet … Continue Reading

Sew Red Projects You'll LOVE to Sew with Nancy Zieman

Projects You’ll LOVE to Sew

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

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Beginning Landscape Quilting Part One

Two of Nancy Zieman’s favorite hobbies were gardening and sewing. A little over 20 years ago, she was introduced to a quilting technique by Natalie Sewell, nationally known landscape quilt artist. Natalie and Nancy became fast friends and scheduled two–three quilting dates each year. During this three-part series on Sewing With Nancy, Nancy and Natalie … Continue Reading

Farmhouse Florals Quilt Pattern: Shiplap Ahoy Quilts by Nancy Zieman - Sewing With Nancy

NEW! Farmhouse Florals Pattern: Shiplap Ahoy

Each block in the NEW! Shiplap Ahoy Quilts Pattern is created simply and it’s possible to make every single block unique. Using methods for Nancy Zieman’s Folded Flying Geese, Shiplap Ahoy features the five shiplap prints to create blocks. Using three or four background strips, each block will have three-dimensional triangles (geese) and various locations. … Continue Reading

January Block of the Month- Star of Hope - No-Hassle Triangles by Sewing With Nancy Zieman

January Block of the Month: Star of Hope

She’s Our Star 2018 Block of the Month January: Star of Hope Introducing the first of six star-based blocks, Star of Hope. This block is originally featured in Nancy Zieman’s own book, No-Hassle Triangles Quilt Blocks and on No-Hassle Triangle Quilt Blocks Part-Two on Sewing With Nancy. Team Nancy Zieman thinks this is a great start … Continue Reading

Frame a Vintage Antique Quilt Block for Shabby Chic Farmhome Decor by Sewing With Nancy Zieman

Frame an Antique Quilt Block

Long ago, Nancy Zieman’s family acquired a tattered vintage quilt. Admittedly, when Nancy’s mother, Barbara, ran across the quilt stored in a garage, she wasn’t sure where the quilt came from or who made it. It was collected and stored for quite some time. When it was finally rediscovered, the quilt was in the same … Continue Reading

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