Sew Scarves


A scarf is a fantastic accessory all year around. Light scraves for the spring and summer. Heavy scarves for the winter and fall. Nancy Zieman has blog posts, tutorials and Sewing With Nancy episodes to create fun scarves.


Nancy Zieman’s Favorite Scarves to Sew

Sew a Scarf in an evening or less! Long or short—square or rectangle—scarves are fashion statements that are as enjoyable to create, as they are to wear. Best of all, they can be created in a variety of fabrics and a minimal investment of time. Throughout the seasons of Sewing With Nancy, you’ve seen Nancy … Continue Reading

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Sew a Spiral Scarf for any Season

As many of you know, I have an affinity for scarves. Not only are they so easy to make but they are so versatile to wear. Choosing seasonal fabric can take the same scarf design from winter to spring. One of my favorite scarves is the Spiral Scarf which I demonstrated on the Sensational Scarves Series (Part … Continue Reading


My Most Popular Scarf Tutorial

It’s almost scarf season, which reminds me to share our most popular scarf-sewing blog posting! With a serger, a 1/2 yard of fabric, and a little elastic, you’ll soon be wearing a new scarf. If you’re a Sewing With Nancy viewer, you know that sewing scarves is not a new topic for me. During my miniseries on … Continue Reading

Nancy Zieman Shows How To Sew an Easy Scarf

How to Sew a Spiral Scarf Tutorial

What begins as crosswise fabric strips, ends up in a completely bias scarf. Curious? It’s easy to sew a bias, spiral scarf with a little sewing savvy. My first recommendation is for you to watch or read the original scarf instructions. The book is Sensational Scarves and it features a total of 14 scarf options. You can watch part … Continue Reading


Still More Sew Amazing Scarves

Today I’m featuring the third episode of my Sewing With Nancy TV series, Sew Amazing Scarves. Whether you’re a newcomer or a seasoned sewist, I’m almost certain that I have a style for you. Sew Amazing Scarves is this week’s online Sewing With Nancy feature. Watch online, on PBS, or DVD. As in the past two weeks, vote for your favorite style. A random winner will … Continue Reading


Six Amazing Scarves to Sew

If you are itchin‘ to sew, but don’t think you have the time, make a scarf. This week, part two of  Sew Amazing Scarves is the featured online, streaming video where you’ll see how to create six scarf options. Listed below are the scarf designs. Vote for your favorite and you could be the random winner … Continue Reading


Sew Amazing Scarves–Vote For Your Favorite

Grab a yard of fun fabric, set your machine for a straight stitch or use your serger, and within an hour, you’ll be able to sew an amazing scarf. The sewing is absolutely easy, plus you’ll make a fashion statement. Sew Amazing Scarves, 3-part Sewing With Nancy series, is this week’s online Sewing With Nancy feature. Watch online, on PBS, or … Continue Reading


Twelve Quick & Easy to Sew Scarf Wraps

Guest Blogger: Mary Mulari During our visits to thrift and consignment shops, Rita Farro and I have accumulated many great ideas for clever and easy-to-sew wraps. When we were invited to present a new Midwest YaYa Sisters program at Nancy’s Notions Sewing Weekend 2013, we knew that the topic of wraps would be just what … Continue Reading


Sew a “Twist & Shout” Scarf

  The detailed sewing instructions for this infinity scarf (cowl version) are found in the book, Sensational Scarves; a simple rectangle of fabric is all that’s needed. Twist & Shout Scarf Sewing Tips The Twist & Shout name is just the handle I gave this scarf since the unique knit with rows and rows of ruffles gives dimension … Continue Reading

How to sew scarves Cascading scarf

How to Sew a Cascading Scarf

If you’re a Sewing With Nancy viewer, you know that sewing scarves is not a new topic for me. During my mini-series on “Sensational Scarves,” I detailed the Cascading Scarf, an 18″ wide scarf with a casing and elastic added to the center of the scarf. Here’s a variation on the theme where the scarf is finished … Continue Reading

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