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Sew Super-Sized Curved Quilts with Ease

What happens when a clothing sewing teacher starts to quilt? Answer: She teaches a hybrid of techniques! That teacher is Nancy Zieman and her journey of breaking sewing and quilting rules all started when she taught a quilting class as part of her first job out of college. Nancy didn’t know much about quilting, but … Continue Reading

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February 2019 Block of the Month: “Be Mine” Heart Block

  2019 Block of the Month—February: “Be Mine” Heart In January, Team Nancy Zieman introduced the first of 12 blocks in the New! Summer Picnic 2019 FREE! Block of the Month Series. You’ll find the FREE! January “Nancy’s Spool” Block Tutorial in the January 19th NZP Blog Posting. Join the New! Summer Picnic 2019 Block … Continue Reading

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Use Easy Techniques to Sew Grand Lone Star and Dresden Quilts

Super-size it! That’s something Nancy rarely said at a restaurant, but often when quilting. Nancy started with a traditional quilt pattern and expanded the size. This no-fat super technique adds drama to a quilt project, but also saves time on piecing. Over the past Sewing With Nancy seasons, Nancy recorded several episodes featuring super-sized quilts. … Continue Reading

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Create an Easy Valentine Postcard

In practically no time at all—20-minutes—create a fabric postcard that is personalized and thoughtful. Commercially made cards are wonderful, but they can’t possibly pen the personalized message you’d like to send. With this quick paper-piecing tutorial and fabric from your stash you’ll have a beautiful card to send to your loved ones. If you’ve never … Continue Reading

Afternoon Picnic Feature

NEW! Afternoon Picnic Fabric and Pattern by Team Nancy Zieman

Afternoon Picnic Dreamy thoughts of warm summer afternoons are the inspiration for Nancy Zieman’s gorgeous NEW! fabric collection. Pretty pale prints honor delicate blooming flowers that arrive only in the warm sunny days of summer. A sprinkling of flower petals adorns soft floral coordinates. Tonal prints read as solids yet showcase floral elegance. Subtle placement of a … Continue Reading

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January 2019 Block of the Month: Nancy’s Spool

Afternoon Picnic—Summer Picnic 2019 Block of the Month January: Nancy’s Spool Introducing the first of 12 blocks for the New! Afternoon Picnic—Summer Picnic, Nancy’s Spool. This block is originally featured in Nancy Zieman’s own book, No-Hassle Triangles Quilt Blocks along with Nancy Zieman’s No-Hassle Triangle Gauge by Clover. Team Nancy Zieman thinks this is a great start … Continue Reading

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Easily Sew 1/4-Square Triangle Quilt Blocks

Triangular shapes can be sticklers to piece! Quilt patterns with 1/2-square and 1/4-square triangles are found in many traditional quilt pattern designs. Here’s how to take the hassle out of creating triangles, in particular 1/4-square triangles. For more details watch the second episode of No-Hassle Triangles Quilt Blocks online. The Sampler Quilt This 12-block quilt features both … Continue Reading

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2019 NZP Block of the Month Kick Off – Gather Your Supplies

Nancy Zieman Productions, LLC’s FREE block of the month program is a great way to finish a quilt in manageable monthly installments. One block at a time is an easy approach to creating a larger quilt. Whether you’re a beginner or seasoned quilter, a block of the month is a great opportunity to get stitching. … Continue Reading

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No-Hassle 1/2-Square Triangle Quilt Blocks

One of the easiest places to start quilting is with a 1/2-square triangle. Nancy Zieman shows how to create this traditional quilting staple without fussing around with bias-cut edges. Make the block unit easily, “Nancy’s no-hassle way”, with this episode of Sewing With Nancy, which features blocks from Nancy’s book, No-Hassle Triangles Quilt Blocks. During the first … Continue Reading

Splendid Sampler 2 Feature

NEW! The Splendid Sampler 2 Featuring Nancy’s Spool Block

Announcing The Splendid Sampler 2 by good friends Pat Sloan and Jane Davidson. Pat and Jane invited 80 designers to join them for The Splendid Sampler 2 book. They asked each designer to create a block in their signature style, that answered this question: “I’m living my best quilting live when …” The book has … Continue Reading

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