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July 2019 Block of the Month: Shoo Fly Quilt Block

2019 Block of the Month—July: “Shoo Fly” Quilt Block In January, Team Nancy Zieman introduced the first of 12 blocks in the New! Summer Picnic 2019 FREE! Block of the Month Series. Find the January through June Quilt Block Tutorials under Popular Blog Posts: 2019 Block of the Month. Join the New! Summer Picnic 2019 … Continue Reading


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


Fashion Sewing: Plain to Fabulous – Part Two

A jeans jacket is a go-to wardrobe basic. They’re casual, comfortable, and essential. Today’s guest took that wardrobe staple and gave it options—many options. Welcome back Lorraine Torrence, fashion sewing expert, who takes our fashion sewing to the next level on Fashion Sewing: Plain to Fabulous Part Two. On this Sewing With Nancy episode, you’ll see … Continue Reading


Quilt To Give – Helping Individuals and Families – One Quilt at a Time

Sewing a quilt and giving it as a gift is gratifying. Sewing a quilt for someone in need or who is going through tough times shows compassion. Most importantly, the recipient feels loved. Win. Win! This will be the nineth year that Nancy Zieman’s Quilt to Give quilt pattern will be sewn and quilted during … Continue Reading


No-Hassle Triangles Quilt Blocks – Part Two

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 episode of No-Hassle Triangles Quilt Blocks online. The Sampler Quilt This 12-block quilt features both … Continue Reading


Fashion Sewing: Plain to Fabulous – Part One

Expressing yourself with fabric is one of the hallmarks of sewing. Whether it’s dramatic, casual, modern, or sophisticated, you can easily combine fabrics and techniques that showcase your sense of style. Lorraine Torrence is Nancy Zieman’s guest on Fashion Sewing: Plain to Fabulous Part One. Watch as Lorraine shares her knack for making a statement through … Continue Reading

ISFF Pillowcase Feature

I Sew For Fun Project Tutorial: Pillowcase

Have a PJ party with your little partner as they make their very own pillowcase. Sweet dreams will definitely follow! This easy project is a favorite for gift giving too! Learn how to make an easy Pillowcase with this FREE! I Sew For Fun Pillowcase Tutorial by Nancy Zieman. You’ll find this easy sewing project, … Continue Reading


No-Hassle Triangles Quilt Blocks – Part One

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 around with bias-cut edges. Make the block unit easily, “Nancy’s no-hassle way,” with this episode of Sewing With Nancy, which features blocks from Nancy’s book, No-Hassle Triangles Quilt Blocks. During the first episode on … Continue Reading


Every Last Piece

Whether you have bins of fabric scraps or just a few odds and ends that you can’t part with, Lynn Harris, Nancy Zieman’s guest on this episode of Sewing With Nancy, will share refreshing ways to incorporate scraps in quilt designs. Learn to use fabric pieces of every size, from tiny scraps to larger pieces, during … Continue Reading

Straight Line Machine Quilting and the NEW! Modern Floating Triangles Wall Hanging Pattern

Straight Line Machine Quilting and NEW! Modern Floating Triangles Wall Hanging Pattern

Introducing the NEW! Modern Floating Triangles Wall Hanging and Table Runner Pattern by Team Nancy Zieman. Stitch this quick column quilt with a modern twist. No-half-square triangles are needed to make this modern floating triangles quilt! Dimensional folded triangles made from fabric squares, and crosswise fabric strips make this quilt an easy piecing project. The … Continue Reading

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