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See the most popular blog posts and Sewing With Nancy episodes featuring sewing. Nancy Zieman has years of experience sewing and stitching and shares that wisdom with all her readers and viewers. Find your next sewing project with Nancy Zieman.

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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

Quick Stitch to Wear Again- Hem Jeans- Sewing With Nancy Zieman

Quick Stitch to Wear Again: Zipper Repair

  Replacing a broken zipper, mending jeans, sewing on buttons—these clothing repair tasks sometimes get a 2-thumbs down rating in the topic of sewing entertainment! Clothing repairs are important, but they don’t have to be difficult. In this 2-part Sewing With Nancy series, Nancy takes a lighter approach to fixing what’s broken, while breaking most sewing rules. … 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

Quick Stitch to Wear Again- Hem Jeans- Sewing With Nancy Zieman

Quick Stitch to Wear Again: Hems

Mending! That’s a sewing topic that some try to avoid. Have you ever thought, Oh goodie, today I get to replace a zipper! Can you relate? Mending doesn’t need to be a trial. You can cheat! No demerits, rather legitimate—although unconventional—sewing repairs with minimal effort. You’ll find four common mending repairs in the first episode of … 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

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

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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Learn the Absolute Easiest Way to Sew Zippers

Sew it simple. Sew to have fun. How? It’s straightforward after you learn The Absolute Easiest Way to Sew! This time, learn how to insert an invisible zipper. To seamlessly—pun intended—insert an invisible zipper into the seam use this modified approach, attaching the facing before sewing the zipper. It’s a new approach and one of … Continue Reading

Adventures with 5 Inch Fabric Squares by Mary Mulari guest on Sewing With Nancy Zieman

NEW! Adventures with 5-Inch Fabric Squares

It’s just a guess, but we think you may have a stash of 5-inch fabric squares, charm squares, or stackers. The NEW! Adventures with 5-inch Fabric Squares book by Mary Mulari includes lots of ideas for turning the fabric squares into nifty projects that are both useful and clever AND easy to sew. For each of these quick projects. Mary … Continue Reading

Kitchen Craze Sewing Pattern Round Up by Team Nancy Zieman

Kitchen Craze Sewing Pattern Round-Up

Food brings people together. Whether with family or friends, we all seem to agree on a great gathering centered around great food! This month, Team Nancy Zieman gathers some of Nancy’s favorite kitchen, party, BBQ, grocery, and transport items to showcase in this Kitchen Craze Sewing Round-up. These easy-to-sew projects will be a hit at … Continue Reading

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