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

Free-Motion Machine Quilting with Molly Hanson

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 her … Continue Reading

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Spring Sewing Project Round Up

  Start sewing this spring with fresh easy projects! This curated collection of ideas are the perfect way to try a new technique or make a useful item. You’ll find all skill levels represented here. Embroider a Handbag Originally designed for the Baby Lock Sewlebrity Sewing Challenge, this handbag features custom machine embroidery along the … Continue Reading

101 Renegade Sewing and Quilting Tips by Nancy Zieman | Sewing With Nancy | Life Hacks

101 Renegade Sewing & Quilting Tips

Team Nancy Zieman is always on the lookout for new tips such as treating a bee sting or prompting a cactus to bloom. When it comes to sewing & quilting tips, the interest level rises to new heights. Over the years we’ve gathered and discovered unconventional tips to use in the sewing room. Some hints … Continue Reading

Season 31 of Sewing With Nancy | Nancy Zieman | Jelly Roll Quilts | Precut Fabrics for Speedy Quilts

Quilt as You Go With Precut Strips

Convenience. It is a word important to many of us as we search out ways to streamline our lives. In the sewing and quilting arenas, fabric manufacturers took our needs to heart, producing precut fabric bundles. Ahh, convenient! On today’s episode of Sewing With Nancy, Maria DeGroot,  a teacher of the convenient, works with the many sizes of … Continue Reading

Double Wedding Ring Quilts by Victoria Findlay Wolfe on Sewing With Nancy | Nancy Zieman

Challenge Traditional Designs With Victoria Findlay Wolfe

Sewing With Nancy guest Victoria Findlay Wolfe has one foot in the midwest, in Minnesota, and the other in the hustle-and-bustle New York City. She ties her two lives together through her amazing quilts. The second episode of Double Wedding Ring Quilts is this week’s Sewing With Nancy online video feature. Watch the 30-minute TV show online. … Continue Reading

Season 31 of Sewing With Nancy | Nancy Zieman | Charm Pack Quilts | Precut Fabrics for Speedy Quilts

Sew with Precut Fabric Bundles

Buying a bundle of precut fabrics is like buying a bag of colorful candy—you never know what’s all included until you open the package. But there’s one guarantee, the fabric will always be a tasteful combination of color and design. Then there’s the question: What to do with that bundle of eye candy? On today’s … Continue Reading

Farmhouse Florals Quilt Pattern: Nested 9-Patch by Nancy Zieman - Sewing With NancyFarmhouse Florals Quilt Pattern: Nested 9-Patch by Nancy Zieman - Sewing With Nancy

NEW! Farmhouse Florals Pattern: Nested 9-Patch

Introducing the NEW! Nested 9-Patch Quilt Pattern. This six foot square design features at total of only 13 quilt blocks. Settting the blocks on-point maximizes the size and your sewing time! The pattern will walk you through Nancy’s fast technique of creating fabric strata and subcutting fabric strips to create two alternating block styles. We … Continue Reading

Double Wedding Ring Quilts by Victoria Findlay Wolfe on Sewing With Nancy | Nancy Zieman

Double Wedding Ring Quilts with Victoria Findlay Wolfe

Victoria Findlay Wolfe, an improvisational quilter, and Sewing With Nancy guest, shares her modern, reinvented Double Wedding Ring designs. You might think of the Double Wedding Ring quilt pattern with the signature interlocking rings as a very traditional quilt design. Get ready to change your perspective! Made Fabric One of Victoria’s signature design elements included in her quilts … Continue Reading

Season 31 of Sewing With Nancy | Nancy Zieman | Charm Pack Quilts | Precut Fabrics for Speedy Quilts

Use Precut Fabric for Speedy Projects

Specialty cuts of coordinated fabrics wrapped in a bundle, are a common, convenient way to test out a new fabric line. Think of the gift of potential! But that potential can be elusive if you’re hesitant to untie the ribbon and create something special. On today’s episode of Sewing With Nancy, Maria DeGroot, a teacher … Continue Reading

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March 2018 Block of the Month: Hidden Star

She’s Our Star 2018 Block of the Month March: Hidden Star This month we’re stitching the traditional Hidden Star quilt block design—the third of six star-based blocks in NPZ’s 2018 Block of the Month series. Team Nancy Zieman is pleased to honor Nancy with this beautiful new block of the month series featuring Nancy’s New … Continue Reading

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