Learn to Create “Magic Inch” Quilts

It’s common to watch improvisational comedy or be involved in a spontaneous game of softball, but have you ever thought that quilting could be equally spur-of-the moment? Please welcome Nancy’s guests Weeks Ringle and Bill Kerr, masters at improvisational piecing with one inch strips. Bill and Weeks of Modern Quilt Studio will share their technique … Continue Reading

Nancy Zieman The Rest of the Story – A Memoir of Faith, Family and Friends

Blog Tour: Nancy Zieman – The Rest of the Story, A Memoir of Faith, Family, and Friends

Nancy Zieman The Rest of the Story—A Memoir of Faith, Family, and Friends by Richard Zieman ABOUT THE BOOK Nancy Zieman touched the lives of millions as they stitched alongside, or simply tuned in to watch, the inimitable Nancy Zieman and guests on Public Television’s longest-running sewing show [35 years], Sewing With Nancy. For the first … Continue Reading


Fall Sewing Projects Roundup from Team Nancy Zieman

  With the leaves changing and the weather cooling, it is a perfect time to get stitching on fall sewing and quilting projects. You’ll find something for all skill levels, and all time-commitments, in this project round up. Faux Hexagon Wall Hanging Create a prairie-inspired wall hanging. At first glance, hexagon quilt block shapes can … Continue Reading


Machine Embroidery Basics

Machine embroidery could possibly be your passion, or maybe it’s something you’d like to try. If you’re a newbie or want-to-be embroiderer, Eileen Roche, Nancy’s friend and Sewing With Nancy guest, will show you how to learn Machine Embroidery in 6 Easy Lessons on a 2-part series. The embroidery process comes down to six key … Continue Reading

2018 Fall Table Runner Sewing Challenge

2018 Table Runner Sewing Challenge Winners Announced

Thank you to all who entered the Nancy Zieman Productions 2018 Fall Table Runner Sewing Challenge. The challenge was to create a table runner and showcase your sewing and quilting talents. Then enter by emailing your table runner photo, to the NZP Team, by October 2. Read the complete table runner challenge entry rules on … Continue Reading


“Easy” Kid-Friendly Sewing Projects

In this third segment of Nancy Zieman’s I Sew For Fun program, we’re highlighting Nancy’s six “Three-Button” (easy) sewing projects. Nancy’s team approach, along with one of these exciting new projects will provide a fun experience when sewing with youth. Watch the one-part series, I Sew For Fun on Sewing With Nancy. In the 72-page … Continue Reading


More Travel Gear Made Easy

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

Fall Fashion Sewing Trends from Nancy Zieman Productions

Fall Fashion Sewing Trends from Nancy Zieman Productions

Build a fresh fall wardrobe with these trending fall fashion sewing patterns by Nancy Zieman for the McCall Pattern Company. Choose your favorite styles from Nancy’s easy-fit designs that flatter all body types, plus fall fashion trends from Team NZP. Pair a loose-fitting jacket with tapered pants or skirt. Color blocking using tonal fabrics with … Continue Reading


Log Cabin Fever – Contemporary Quilts

  Traditional Log Cabin quilt blocks can easily be made modern with the help of our guest Natalia Bonner in the Sewing With Nancy series titled, Cabin Fever Quilts. Just as architecture has changed from the original log cabin homes to our modern 21st century homes, quilting has made the same transition. Natalia’s spin on the Log … Continue Reading

Travel Gear Made Easy

Travel Gear Made Easy

Nancy 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 Mary joined Nancy on Sewing With Nancy for another clever sewing topic. This … Continue Reading

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