Garnet fabric collection by Nancy Zieman for Penny RoseLet me introduce you to my new fabric line, Garnet, by Penny Rose(a sister company of Riley Blake Designs) with 24 coordinating pieces. Ranging from the signature garnet color to a yummy salmon shade and then to a wheat color, the eight prints with three colorations each are—I think— a tasteful grouping.

Garnet fabric collection by Nancy Zieman for Penny Rose a division of Riley Blake Designs

Three New Patterns

Nancy’s Spool Quilts

A new fabric line deserves new patterns! First, Nancy’s Spool Quilts. Made with half-square triangles, the block design has depth due to the subtle shades of the fabric. The pattern includes instructions and yardage requirements for a lap and double/queen size quilts. For speedy half-square triangle making, use my No-Hassle Triangle Gauge.

Quilt Pattern: Nancy's Spool by Nancy Zieman featuring Garnet fabric line

Quilt Pattern by Nancy Zieman, Nancy's Spool Quilt made with half-square triangles

Dresden Fan Quilts 

Looking for a quilt that uses fat quarters? The Dresden Fan Quilts Pattern is for you. All 24 Garnet fabrics, plus four neutral background fabrics are used in this quilt. The template pattern is included within the pattern. The secret to making the 1/4 circles for the fans is fusible interfacing. Hint: For a lap quilt you’ll need 1-3/8 yards of lightweight interfacing. Note: Both printed and downloadable patterns are available!

Quilt Pattern by Nancy Zieman, Dreden Fans featuring Garnet fabric lineDresden Fan Quilt by Nancy Zieman featuring the Garnet fabric collectionPS: The Dresden Fan Quilt is ideal for making a scrap-buster quilt!
Make a quilt from scraps using Nancy Zieman's Dresden Fan Quilt Pattern

 Ferris Wheel Quilt

The 12″ finished blocks are made with two Ferris Wheel appliqué versions. Stitch one strip set of fabric and get two different looking Ferris Wheels! I know you’ll appreciate my easy appliqué methods using, again, fusible interfacing. No cutting of circles, only fabric squares. It’s rather magical. Available in printable and downloadable patterns.

Quilt Pattern by Nancy Zieman, Ferris Wheel Quilt featuring Garnet fabric lineFerris Wheel Quilt Pattern by Nancy Zieman featuring Garnet Fabric by Penny RoseFerris Wheel Quilt Pattern by Nancy Zieman featuring Garnet fabric by Penny RoseHobo Tote

In addition to quilt making, use my Fat Quarterfriendly Hobo Tote Template set to create a roomy tote to take on a long-distance trip, a shopping trip, or to a quilt class. With a pack of fat quarters or yardage, you’ll have many options!

Hobo Tote Template by Nancy Zieman featuring Garnet Fabric


Quilting With Nancy: Fat Quarter Mystery Quilt

Join me in 2017 as we make a 15″ block each month featuring the Garnet fabric line. The blocks will release on the third Saturday of each month. I’ll see you there! Click here to join the Fat Quarter Mystery Quilt, anytime.

Quilting With Nancy Zieman: Fat Quarter Mystery Quilt | Free Block of the Month Program

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For a chance to win a collection of my three NEW quilt patterns along with a 22-piece fat quarter bundle of my NEW Garnet fabric, leave a comment sharing your answer to: How do you sort your fabric stash? By color, size, collection, project, etc?

Nancy Zieman's Garnet Fabric Collection for Riley Blake

Nancy Zieman's Giveaway Winner

The winner of a copy of Sew Simple with Rectangles & Squares book from Nancy’s Notions is Gina M. Her comment was, “I am ‘older’ and my favorite traditions are more like favorite memories now. I *love* sewing Christmas Stockings all year long. They make great wedding presents, baby presents—and new ones are added as families grow. One bride recently told the family that it felt like she was an ‘official’ member of the family when she saw her name embroidered on her stocking!”

Sew Simple with Rectangles & Squares Book by Nancy Zieman

The winner of the Cuddle Buddies Hats and Scarves book from Nancy’s Notions is Sherin Sellman. Her comment was, “The giraffe hat is my favorite.”

How to sew fleeces hats and scarves for kids/Sewing With Nancy Zieman

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