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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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Quilt With an Embroidery Machine in 8 Easy Lessons Part Two on The Best of Sewing With Nancy

If you own an embroidery machine, most likely you’ve added monograms to towels or a cute design to baby clothes. But, did you ever think that your embroidery machine’s hidden talent was to quilt layers of fabric with remarkable finesse? Welcome back Nancy’s friend, and quilting expert Eileen Roche, who will show how to double … Continue Reading

Quilt With an Embroidery Machine in 8 Easy Lessons Part One on The Best of Sewing With Nancy

Quilt With an Embroidery Machine in 8 Easy Lessons Part One on The Best of Sewing With Nancy

The art of quilting often combines techniques. Traditional quilts are frequently appliquéd, then pieced, and finally all the layers are quilted. If you have an embroidery machine, you can streamline the processes with the touch of a button—the brainchild of Nancy Zieman’s guest Eileen Roche. The quilting technique is practically hands free! Watch as Eileen … Continue Reading

Lola Jenkins on Sewing With Nancy with Her Award-Winning Portrait Quilts at The Great Wisconsin Quilt Show

A Modern Quilting Bee on The Best of Sewing With Nancy

Often you hear the phrase, “Quilting Bee”. We’re sure your mind pictures images of old: Friends, family, fabric, and fun. The Modern Quilting Bee has all those elements plus more. Join Nancy Zieman as she journeys outside the Sewing With Nancy studio to celebrate the art of quilting at the The Great Wisconsin Quilt Show in … Continue Reading

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Sew Gifts Make Memories Part Two on The Best of Sewing With Nancy

Sewing gifts ranks as the number one reason why most of us sew. During this Sewing With Nancy series, Sew Gifts–Make Memories, we feature gifts to sew that don’t always start with fabric yardage. When guest Mary Mulari proposed the idea of sewing gift-giving solutions, Nancy knew it was the perfect TV topic. Mary’s projects … Continue Reading

Sew Gifts Make Memories Part One on The Best of Sewing With Nancy

Sew Gifts Make Memories Part One on The Best of Sewing With Nancy

Shop outside the big box stores and make your own gifts from new or upcycled fabrics. In the Sewing With Nancy series, Sew Gifts–Make Memories, you’ll learn how to sew gifts that will be appreciated by kids and adults –  and the projects are enjoyable to make. Mary Mulari is Nancy Zieman’s guest for this … Continue Reading

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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

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