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Find Nancy Zieman’s most popular blog posts, patterns, guests and techniques covering all quilting topics. Try a new technique or style, or simply read and watch your favorite quilters.

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Bind Quilts Fearlessly

Joining quilt binding ends together with ease can be a tricky task. The goal is to stitch the beginning of the quilt binding and the end together with a bias seam. The solution—use a strip of fusible web! Sewing With Nancy team member, Donna Fenske came up with this idea and the technique was incorporated in … Continue Reading

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Stipple Quilts Fearlessly

Today’s Sewing With Nancy online featured video is Fearless Quilting Finishes, Part 2. During this 30-minute show you’ll learn three quilting options: stitching in the ditch, decorative “tie” stitching, and stippling. It’s easy to show stippling, but not as effective to write about it. After all, it’s the action that causes many to shy away from this particular … Continue Reading

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Finish Quilts and Borders Fearlessly

Nancy was often asked, “How do you determine topics for your TV show, Sewing With Nancy?” Good question! There are many answers to that question—what she wanted you to learn, what she thought you’d like to know, what’s trendy in sewing, quilting, or embroidering . . . and the basics, there are always newcomers or those … Continue Reading

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More Easy Quilting With Your Embroidery Machine

Sometimes the quilting step is the most perplexing and stressful. Your goal is for a stress-free process, but where to begin? Denise Abel, Nancy Zieman’s guest on Sewing With Nancy, has a solution—use an embroidery machine and turn it into a quilting machine. Denise joins Nancy for the second part of this series, Stress-Free Quilting with Machine … Continue Reading

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Winter Wonderland Project Roundup

Stay warm inside while making these Winter Wonderland sewing, quilting, and embroidery projects. You’ll find blue and white-themed, comfortable and cozy projects in each of the linked posts below. All skill levels and project types are represented so you can jump right in! Quilt and Embroider with a Flurry of Snowflakes! Novice or expert, quilting … Continue Reading

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Easy Quilting With Your Embroidery Machine

Do you love quilting and not love quilting at the same time? Quilting for non-quilters, that’s what this Sewing With Nancy program is all about. Denise Abel and Nancy show you how to turn your computerized embroidery machine into a quilting machine. Denise is the embroidery and quilting expert at Nancy’s Notions. Here’s a preview of what you’ll … Continue Reading

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Scrappy Quilts Using “Every Last Piece”

Whether you have bins of fabric scraps or just a few odds and ends that you can’t part with, Lynn Harris, Nancy’s guest on this episode of Sewing With Nancy, will share refreshing ways to incorporate scraps in quilt designs. Learn to use fabric pieces of every size, from tiny scraps to larger pieces, during the … Continue Reading

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Create More “Magic Inch” Quilts

Join Nancy Zieman for part-two of Magic Inch Quilts on Sewing With Nancy with modern quilters and husband/wife team Weeks Ringle and Bill Kerr. Often we think about quilting with squares and rectangles of fabric. In these new modern quilting designs, the piecing technique and the color choices are equally as important as Weeks’ and … Continue Reading

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Learn to Create “Magic Inch” Quilts

It’s common to watch improvisational comedy or be involved in a spontaneous game of softball, but have you ever thought that quilting could be equally spur-of-the moment? Please welcome Nancy’s guests Weeks Ringle and Bill Kerr, masters at improvisational piecing with one inch strips. Bill and Weeks of Modern Quilt Studio will share their technique … Continue Reading

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Fall Sewing Projects Roundup from Team Nancy Zieman

  With the leaves changing and the weather cooling, it is a perfect time to get stitching on fall sewing and quilting projects. You’ll find something for all skill levels, and all time-commitments, in this project round up. Faux Hexagon Wall Hanging Create a prairie-inspired wall hanging. At first glance, hexagon quilt block shapes can … Continue Reading

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