Contrasting Hem Tunic Dress | McCall Pattern Company M7689 | by Nancy Zieman | Sewing With Nancy

Formal or whimsical? – The choice is yours! With a great asymmetric hemline option, Nancy Zieman’s newest pattern with The McCall Pattern Company lends style and fun. The NZP Team designed M7689 as a long tunic top with contrasting asymmetrical hemline. Make the design with or without sleeves. Wear with a skirt for a cocktail party or wedding. Pair with leggings or skinny jeans for fashion with flair.

You’ll find M7689 available at Nancy’s Notions or your local fabric shop. As shown, with the right fabric choices, this tunic can be relaxed or stitched for a more dressed-up occasion.

Contrasting Hem Tunic Dress | McCall Pattern Company M7689 | by Nancy Zieman | Sewing With Nancy

Sizes included with this collection range from pattern size 6–22.

Contrasting Hem Tunic Dress | McCall Pattern Company M7689 | by Nancy Zieman | Sewing With Nancy

Easy Sewing Features

The flattering princess seamlines on this tunic will making fitting this garment a breeze. Add in the invisible zipper using tips from one of Nancy’s most popular blog post, Absolute Easiest Invisible Zippers.

Contrasting Hem Tunic Dress | McCall Pattern Company M7689 | by Nancy Zieman | Sewing With Nancy

Working with sheer fabrics is easy with proven methods developed by Nancy Zieman. Find all her tips and tricks in the book, The Absolute Easiest Way to Sew. Chapters include:

  • Sewing Notions
  • Sewing Machine Confidence
  • Serger Spotlight
  • Patterns
  • Fabric Facts
  • Sewing Basics
  • Beyond the Basics

The Absolute Easiest Way to Sew by Sewing With Nancy Zieman

Watch The Absolute Easiest Way to Sew (Part One, Part Two, and Part Threeon Sewing With Nancy online.


For a chance to win a copy of McCall’s M7689 asymmetrical Tunic with Contrasting Hem Pattern, please leave a comment below and let us know what view you’d like to make. The McCall Pattern Company will give away one pattern to one US resident in the 48 contiguous states.


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Celebrating Nancy Zieman Open House

9 a.m. to noon, Saturday, Dec. 16
Wisconsin Public Television studios

Wisconsin Public Television and Nancy Zieman Productions invite you to join us in the Wisconsin Public Television studios – the location of the Sewing With Nancy set – for an open house: Celebrating Nancy Zieman. 

Nancy Zieman, longtime host of Sewing With Nancy and co-founder of Quilt Expo, passed away on Nov. 14, 2017. An educator, author, pattern maker, television producer, entrepreneur and innovator, Nancy inspired millions of sewing and quilting enthusiasts throughout her career. She hosted Sewing With Nancy, the longest-running sewing series on television, since 1982.

Please join us on Dec. 16 from 9 a.m. to noon in the WPT studios for the Celebrating Nancy Zieman event in honor of Nancy’s life and legacy. View the Sewing With Nancyset*, get a behind-the-scenes look at the production of Sewing With Nancy, view a tribute video and visit with the production staff who worked with Nancy over the years. You will also be invited to share your memories of Nancy – and how she inspired you – in a feedback booth.

9 a.m.–noon Saturday, Dec. 16
Wisconsin Public Television Studios – Vilas Hall
821 University Ave. 
Madison, Wis. 53706

This free celebration in honor of Nancy is an open-house format: Please feel free to arrive and leave at any time. Coffee and light fare will be served.

RSPVs are requested but not required. If you are able, please RSVP by clicking here.

The WPT studios are located on the second floor of Vilas Hall. Enter down the stairs next to the loading dock entrance on the Park Street side of the building. Volunteers will be on hand to point you in the right direction. Please allow extra time for traveling and parking.

Happy Sewing,

Team Nancy Zieman

Nancy Zieman Productions, LLC.

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