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Readers Sew For Their Homes

Aside from quilts or curtains, what items do you sew for your home? That’s the question Team Nancy Zieman posed earlier this month, via this blog,  Facebook, and Pinterest.  The sewing skillset goes so far beyond simply making clothes or quilts. It is exciting to see what you create!  Enjoy the selected responses below, plus a spotlight on … Continue Reading

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Gifts: Handmade vs Purchased

Do you create/sew more gifts than you purchase?  That’s the question The Nancy Zieman Productions Team posed earlier this month, via this blog,  Facebook, and Pinterest.  It isn’t a surprise to learn that NZP Blog readers are a wonderfully creative bunch of makers.  Enjoy the selected responses below, plus a spotlight on one featured reader. Here’s what you … Continue Reading

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Most Common Garment Alterations

What type of alterations do you consistently make to your wardrobe?  That’s the question I posed earlier this month, via this blog,  Facebook, and Pinterest.  It was no surprise to learn that many alterations involve a hemline, whether it be on shorts, pants, dresses, or skirts. Many other fantastic alterations ideas are helping readers look their best. Enjoy … Continue Reading

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Readers Are Recycling Garments

How do you use existing garments in sewing projects/gifts? That’s the question that I posed earlier this month via this blog,  Facebook, and Pinterest.  It’s fantastic to see such a range of ideas for recycling garments to make projects and gifts.  Enjoy the selected responses below, plus a spotlight on one featured reader. *Featured image showcases jeans used … Continue Reading

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Readers Share Experiences with Appliqué

Share your experience with appliqué.  That’s the question, more of a comment, that I posed earlier this month, via this blog,  Facebook, and Pinterest.  It’s fantastic to see such a range of marking ideas for so many projects. Think beyond the washable pen and chalk.  Enjoy the selected responses below, plus a spotlight on one featured reader. The … Continue Reading

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How do you mark fabrics?

How do you mark your fabrics when sewing?  That’s the question I posed earlier this month, via this blog,  Facebook, and Pinterest.  It’s fantastic to see such a range of marking ideas for so many projects. Think beyond the washable pen and chalk.  Enjoy the selected responses below, plus a spotlight on one featured reader. Here’s what … Continue Reading

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Quilting and Sewing Communities

Does your community have a sewing group, and are you a guild member? That’s the question I posed earlier this month, via this blog,  Facebook, and Pinterest. It warms my heart to find that, in reading your responses, not only are the sewing/quilting communities strong, but they are largely focused on sewing education and community outreach, two of … Continue Reading

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Describe Your Favorite Quilting Pattern

Describe your favorite quilting pattern? Appliqué? Pieced? Large? Small? That’s the question I posed earlier this month, via this blog,  Facebook, and Pinterest. Enjoy the selected responses below, plus a spotlight on one of my followers. Here’s what you are saying: Geometry “I like anything geometric.  I tend to like more modern patterns and I like to piece … Continue Reading

What People Are Saying About Attending Quilt Shows and Sewing Shows

Find Out What Sewing and Quilting Show Attendees Are Saying

  What is your focus when attending a sewing or quilt show? That’s the question I posed earlier this month, via this blog,  Facebook, and Pinterest. Enjoy the selected responses below, plus a spotlight on one of my followers. Quilt shows like Wisconsin’s Quilt Expo, pictured above, offer a range of activities during the event. It really is … Continue Reading

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Remember Your First Sewing Machine?

What is the first sewing machine you owned? That’s the question I posed earlier this month, via this blog, Facebook, and Pinterest. Enjoy the selected responses below, plus a spotlight on one of my followers. Note: The photo above features my mom in 1954 with her first sewing machine, a Pfaff 130. (Isn’t she cute!) This was the … Continue Reading

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