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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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One of Our Favorite Sewing With Nancy Memories on the Road at the Sewing & Stichery Expo in Puyallup WA

One of our favorite Sewing With Nancy memories is when the Nancy Zieman team “took the show on the road”, and recorded at the 2014 Sewing & Stitchery Expo in Puyallup, Washington –near Seattle, WA– where over 30,000 sewing enthusiasts gather to share, learn, and enjoy their love of sewing! Our friends at Washington State … Continue Reading

Learn the Absolute Easiest Way to Sew Zippers with Nancy Zieman

The Absolute Easiest Way to Sew Part Three on Sewing With Nancy

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

Nancy Zieman shares how to sew collars on Sewing With Nancy

The Absolute Easiest Way to Sew Part Two on Sewing With Nancy

Collars are so easy to sew that even a first time stitcher will have success! Learn Nancy Zieman’s “hands-down easiest way” to sew collars, corners, and sleeves. The Absolute Easiest Way to Sew Collars In the second episode of The Absolute Easiest Way to Sew Collars on Sewing With Nancy, Nancy shares her favorite absolute easiest way … Continue Reading

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The Absolute Easiest Way to Sew, Part One

We generally think of two or three different ways to stitch most techniques, yet we generally use just one method. Which one? The absolute easiest way, of course! This week’s featured online Sewing With Nancy program is the first of a three-part series on The Absolute Easiest Way to Sew. Use just a few pins … Continue Reading

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Travel Gear Made Easy – Part Two

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 video, guest Mary Mulari teaches how to quickly stitch travel gear for everyday travel or extended trips. Mary knows all about travel, … Continue Reading

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Travel Gear Made Easy – Part One

Nancy Zieman 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 on Sewing With Nancy, Mary joined Nancy to share her new clever … Continue Reading

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Ultimate Fancy Footworks 2 – 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 Zieman demonstrate … Continue Reading

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Ultimate Fancy Footworks 2 – Part Two

Nancy Zieman 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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Ultimate Fancy Footworks 2 – Part One

Do you ever wonder how to use specialty sewing machine presser feet? You’re not alone! Many of us rarely change presser feet and subsequently never reap the creative benefits of sewing. The goal of this three-part Sewing With Nancy, Fancy Footworks 2, series is to put your mind at ease and show you exactly how and … Continue Reading

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The Absolute Easiest Way to Sew – Part Three

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

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