Remake Sweatshirts with Mary Mulari and Nancy Zieman on Sewing With Nancy

Fresh, New Sweatshirt Remakes by Mary Mulari

 By Mary Mulari, guest blogger and friend of Sewing With Nancy The book The Best Sweatshirt Makeovers is jammed full of great ways to make sweatshirts extraordinary, and today in Nancy’s blog, I’d like to share even more ideas. It’s time to mix it up and combine sweatshirt alterations and decorations in new ways. Page numbers are … Continue Reading

May Basket Quilt Block 2017 Block of the Month by Nancy Zieman/Sewing With Nancy

Fat Quarter Mystery Quilt: May Block of the Month

Introducing the May Block of the Month May Basket* block is the May Fat Quarter Mystery Quilt Block. Like all blocks in this year’s block of the month challenge, this block is 15″ (finished size) and is created using quick strip-piecing techniques. Simple! During this 12-month block of the month challenge, all blocks will be … Continue Reading

Sew Gifts- Make Memories by Mary Mulari and Nancy Zieman | Sewing With Nancy

Sewing Gift-Giving Solutions

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 my guest Mary Mulari proposed the idea of sewing gift-giving solutions, I knew it was the perfect TV topic. Mary’s projects are clever, useful, and … Continue Reading

While She Naps Podcast Interview with Nancy Zieman | Sewing With Nancy

Listen to an Interview With Nancy Zieman

I had the pleasure of being interviewed by Abby Glassenberg of the podcast While She Naps. Listen to the interview on your computer to this digital audio file. Abby was thorough in her research, and I was impressed with her insightful questions. Some of the answers may surprise you. It was also comical to learn that when … Continue Reading

Sewing And Quilting Project Round Up by Nancy Zieman | Sewing With Nancy

Nancy Zieman’s Sewing Project Roundup

I’m always intrigued to learn which Sewing With Nancy TV shows, or sewing, quilting, and machine embroidered projects—featured on my blog—are your favorites. I enjoy sewing a variety of projects for my home, for gifts, and for my three grandaughters. Here’s a roundup of a few of my favorites projects: I See Spots Quilt Circle … Continue Reading


Sew Gifts – Make Memories

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, we sew gifts for kids and adults that will be appreciated, and enjoyable to make. Mary Mulari is my guest for this series—she always amazes me with her clever approach … Continue Reading

Nancy Zieman's Super Quick Circle Skirt and Clover's New Elastic Bodkins

Make a Skirt in One Night

Here are my tips and tools for sewing a skirt with an elastic waistband, in one evening. Adding a waistband to a skirt couldn’t be easier with the proper tools. I’m pleased to share with you the Flex ‘n Glide Bodkin, the Clip ‘n Glide Bodkin, and the Elastic Lock Set! These three useful sewing … Continue Reading

Six Knit Sewing Tips by Sewing With Nancy Host Nancy Zieman

Six Knit Sewing Tips

Find success sewing with knits using six of my favorite sewing tips. Follow the simple less is best principles and you’ll find knit garments are quite fun and approachable for most sewing skill levels. Here are a few tips that might help you with your next (or first) knit sewing project. Six Easy Knit Sewing Tips … Continue Reading

Tried and True Sewing and Quilting Tips from Sewing With Nancy | Nancy Zieman

Tried & True Sewing and Quilting Tips, Part Two

Sewing and Quilting specialists took time out from their busy schedule, while teaching at Nancy’s Notions Sewing Weekend event in Beaver Dam, WI, to record some of their favorite sewing and quilting tips. Today we’ll showcase the second episode of the two-part Sewing With Nancy mini-series, Tried & True Sewing and Quilting Tips.  I hope you enjoy the range of personalities … Continue Reading

Join the Modern Mini Quilt Challenge for Quilt Expo with Nancy Zieman | Sewing With Nancy

Join the Quilt Expo Modern Mini Challenge

You’re invited to participate in the 2017 Quilt Expo Modern Mini Quilt Challenge. Brainstorm, browse, design, and plan. Then, stitch! Enter the 2017 Quilt Expo Modern Mini Quilt Challenge by emailing your image to 2017 Quilt Expo Modern Mini Quilt Challenge Complete Entry Rules: Sew a mini modern quilt to showcase your quilting talents. Submit your … Continue Reading

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