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Learn more about the episodes of Sewing With Nancy, America’s longest running sewing television show produced by Wisconsin Public Television and distributed to over 200 independently owned public television stations nationwide.

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Sew Simple with Rectangles & Squares Part Three on The Best of Sewing With Nancy

Incorporating specialty fabrics can add functionality when sewing gifts and projects. For example, try clear vinyl. This unique fabric is the star of the Sewing With Nancy program, Sew Simple with Rectangles & Squares—the third episode. Watch online. Here’s a preview of the projects that you’ll see Nancy Zieman demonstrate during the show. Jewelry Caddies … Continue Reading

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Sew Simple with Rectangles & Squares Part Two on The Best of Sewing With Nancy

From gift giving to personal sewing, Nancy Zieman found many projects could be stitched from the simplest shapes. We’ve already shared the first episode of the three-part series, Sew Simple with Rectangles & Squares, on Sewing With Nancy. This blog posting focuses on part two of the series, sharing useful, yet clever items such as: … Continue Reading

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Sew Simple with Rectangles & Squares Part One on The Best of Sewing With Nancy

Streamline the sewing process to make fun projects in no time at all.“I like to sew but I really don’t have the time.” Sound familiar? Nancy Zieman’s three-part series, Sew Simple with Rectangles & Squares, will change the way you think about projects and patterns. Everything Nancy demonstrates is simply cut from rectangles and squares! … Continue Reading

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Nancy Zieman: Extraordinary Grace Biography Television Special and Wisconsin Broadcasters Association Hall of Fame Announcement

Breaking News! Watch the newly released trailer for Nancy Zieman: Extraordinary Grace on the PBS Wisconsin Facebook Page, on The Great Wisconsin Quilt Show Facebook Page, and on the PBS Wisconsin YouTube Channel. PBS Wisconsin and Team NZP are excited to be able to share the announcement of this special documentary with you – our … Continue Reading

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No-Hassle Triangles Quilt Blocks Part Two on The Best of Sewing With Nancy

Triangular shapes can be sticklers to piece! Quilt patterns with 1/2-square and 1/4-square triangles are found in many traditional quilt pattern designs. Here’s how to take the hassle out of creating triangles, in particular 1/4-square triangles. For more details watch the second Sewing With Nancy episode of No-Hassle Triangles Quilt Blocks online. The Sampler Quilt … Continue Reading

No-Hassle Triangles Quilt Blocks Part One on The Best of Sewing With Nancy

No-Hassle Triangles Quilt Blocks Part One on The Best of Sewing With Nancy

One of the easiest places to start quilting is with a 1/2-square triangle. Nancy Zieman shows how to create this traditional quilting staple without fussing with bias-cut edges. Make the block unit easily, “Nancy’s no-hassle way,” with this episode of Sewing With Nancy, which features step-by-step details for creating precision-made quilt blocks. During the first … Continue Reading

Stitching a Sewing Community Together on The Best of Sewing With Nancy

Stitching a Sewing Community Together on The Best of Sewing With Nancy

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

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

Sew it simple. Sew to have fun. How? It’s straightforward after you learn Nancy Zieman’s Absolute Easiest Way to Sew! This time, Nancy shares 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 … Continue Reading

How to Sew Art Part Two

How to Sew Art Part Two on The Best of Sewing With Nancy

On today’s featured episode of The Best of Sewing With Nancy, Nancy Zieman and Tammie Bowser continue with part two of How to Sew Art. Start with a photo, choose fabrics, and then follow steps to turn a common digital image into spectacular wall art. Tammie Bowser, a quilt innovator, will show how to transform ordinary fabric into … Continue Reading

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How to Sew Art Part One on The Best of Sewing With Nancy

Believe it or not, all of us can be textile artists—one step at a time—with Tammie Bowser’s stitched art techniques. You may not have considered yourself an artist, but with Tammie’s help and demonstration, that notion will change! Tammie is an award-winning, international quilter, and Nancy Zieman’s guest on The Best of Sewing With Nancy—How to … Continue Reading

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