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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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Your First Sewing Book

What is the first sewing/quilting book 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. My favorite part about your responses is that many of you remember exactly what motivated you to grab the book and what you … Continue Reading

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