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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.

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

Change Up Patchwork Part Three on The Best of Sewing With Nancy

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

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Change Up Patchwork Part Two on Sewing With Nancy

If you sew, chances are that fabric scraps abound in your sewing area. Don’t worry about storing scraps; sew them! Use Nancy’s 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 This scrappy square design was made from … Continue Reading

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Change Up Patchwork Part One on Sewing With Nancy

Start with the basics, then make a few simple modifications, to change what was traditional into modern! A 4-patch block—a simple, yet elegant patchwork design—has such potential! Presto, you’re a quilt designer, creating one-of-a-kind designs. Welcome to Sewing With Nancy’s first episode of the three-part series, Change-Up Patchwork. A 3-color 4-patch serves as the basis … Continue Reading

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November Block of the Month: Weathervane Quilt Block

2019 Block of the Month—November: “Weathervane” Quilt Block In January, Team Nancy Zieman introduced the first of 12 blocks in the New! Summer Picnic 2019 FREE! Block of the Month Series. Find the January through October Quilt Block Tutorials under Popular Blog Posts: 2019 Block of the Month. Join the New! Summer Picnic 2019 Block … Continue Reading

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NEW! Stitch it! Sisters Dresden Columns Table Runner Program 102

  The Nancy Zieman Productions Team is pleased to announce our NEW! video series, Stitch it! Sisters! Watch Stitch it! Sisters right here on the NZP Blog, with hosts Deanna Springer and Dana Casey – real life sisters from Team NZP. This NEW! Video Series features our latest sewing projects and fun sewing adventures! Join … Continue Reading

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No-Hassle Triangles Quilt Blocks Part Two on Sewing With Nancy

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 … Continue Reading

NEW! SiS Program 101

BIG ANNOUNCEMENT! Introducing Stitch it! Sisters – a NEW Video Series by Team NZP

BREAKING NEWS! The Nancy Zieman Productions Team is pleased to announce our NEW! video series, Stitch it! Sisters and NEW! NZP Shop Starting today! Right here on the NZP Blog, watch Stitch it! Sisters with hosts Deanna Springer and Dana Casey – real life sisters from Team NZP. This NEW! Video Series features our latest … Continue Reading

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No-Hassle Triangles Quilt Blocks Part One on Sewing With Nancy

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 with bias-cut edges. Make the block unit easily, “Nancy’s no-hassle way,” with this episode of Sewing With Nancy, which features step-by-step details for creating precision-made quilt blocks. During the first … Continue Reading

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Fearless Quilting Finishes Part One on Sewing With Nancy

Nancy Zieman 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 … Continue Reading

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One of Our Favorite Sewing With Nancy Memories on the Road at the Sewing & Stichery Expo in Puyallup WA

One of our favorite Sewing With Nancy memories is when the Nancy Zieman team “took the show on the road”, and recorded at the 2014 Sewing & Stitchery Expo in Puyallup, Washington –near Seattle, WA– where over 30,000 sewing enthusiasts gather to share, learn, and enjoy their love of sewing! Our friends at Washington State … Continue Reading

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