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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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Fall Sewing Projects Roundup from Team Nancy Zieman

  With the leaves changing and the weather cooling, it is a perfect time to get stitching on fall sewing and quilting projects. You’ll find something for all skill levels, and all time-commitments, in this project round up. Faux Hexagon Wall Hanging Create a prairie-inspired wall hanging. At first glance, hexagon quilt block shapes can … Continue Reading

2018 Fall Table Runner Sewing Challenge

2018 Table Runner Sewing Challenge Winners Announced

Thank you to all who entered the Nancy Zieman Productions 2018 Fall Table Runner Sewing Challenge. The challenge was to create a table runner and showcase your sewing and quilting talents. Then enter by emailing your table runner photo, to the NZP Team, by October 2. Read the complete table runner challenge entry rules on … Continue Reading

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“Easy” Kid-Friendly Sewing Projects

In this third segment of Nancy Zieman’s I Sew For Fun program, we’re highlighting Nancy’s six “Three-Button” (easy) sewing projects. Nancy’s team approach, along with one of these exciting new projects will provide a fun experience when sewing with youth. Watch the one-part series, I Sew For Fun on Sewing With Nancy. In the 72-page … Continue Reading

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More Travel Gear Made Easy

If you like creative stitching projects that can be made in an evening or less? You’re in for a treat! In part two of the TV series, Travel Gear Made Easy, this week’s featured online video, guest Mary Mulari teaches how to quickly stitch travel gear for everyday travel or extended trips. Mary knows all about travel, … Continue Reading

Fall Fashion Sewing Trends from Nancy Zieman Productions

Fall Fashion Sewing Trends from Nancy Zieman Productions

Build a fresh fall wardrobe with these trending fall fashion sewing patterns by Nancy Zieman for the McCall Pattern Company. Choose your favorite styles from Nancy’s easy-fit designs that flatter all body types, plus fall fashion trends from Team NZP. Pair a loose-fitting jacket with tapered pants or skirt. Color blocking using tonal fabrics with … Continue Reading

Travel Gear Made Easy

Travel Gear Made Easy

Nancy met Mary Mulari early in her career at a seminar that she was presenting in Minnesota. Mary introduced Nancy to her decorated sweatshirt patterns, a novel idea back then. She didn’t limit her repertoire to embellishing sweatshirts—no, far from it! Each season Mary joined Nancy on Sewing With Nancy for another clever sewing topic. This … Continue Reading

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Box Quilt Block – Table Runner Spotlight

You’re invited to participate in the Nancy Zieman Productions 2018 Fall Table Runner Sewing Challenge. Sew a table runner to showcase your sewing and quilting talents. Then enter by emailing your table runner photo to [email protected] Table runner entries may be any color palette, feature any sewing, quilting, or machine embroidery techniques, and must be … Continue Reading

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Ultimate Fancy Footworks Part Three

Free-motion quilting is a technique that often is intimidating to beginning quilters. Trust us, you don’t need courage to attempt free-motion quilting, only practice! Here’s the best way to practice; the stitches are completely camouflaged by textured fabric. It’s the perfect testing ground for this specialty technique, using a quilting foot. Watch Nancy demonstrate this … Continue Reading

2018 Fall Table Runner Challenge

Nancy Zieman Productions Fall Table Runner Sewing Challenge 2018

You’re invited to participate in the Nancy Zieman Productions 2018 Fall Table Runner Sewing Challenge. Sew a table runner to showcase your sewing and quilting talents. Then enter by emailing your table runner photo to [email protected] Table runner entries may be any color palette, feature any sewing, quilting or machine embroidery techniques, and must be … Continue Reading

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Ultimate Fancy Footworks Part Two

Nancy learned to sew using two presser feet—the all-purpose sewing foot and a zipper foot. Soon she discovered that specialty presser feet could improve her sewing skills. Much later she passed this information along in a series titled, Fancy Footworks. Not all sewing machine feet were featured in that series, so you guessed it—a sequel, Fancy … Continue Reading

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