I can think of about two to three different ways to stitch most techniques, yet I generally use just one method. What do I choose? The absolute easiest way, of course!

This week’s featured online Sewing With Nancy program is the first of a 3-part series on The Absolute Easiest Way to Sew.

Use just a few pins for pattern layout

Starting with pattern layout, cutting, and marking, learn ways to streamline and improve your sewing skills.


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Do sewing darts have you in a dither?

Learn how to use an index card or sticky notes as the sewing guide for effortless dart stitching, It’s the next Absolute Easiest technique.


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One size does not fit all when it comes to sewing gathers!

Type of fabric, the width of the seam allowances, and the project dictate the absolute easiest way to add gathers to fabrics. I show you four options during this TV episode, plus there are more in the book, The Absolute Easiest Way to Sew.


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Changing the rules is part of the sewing game

When adding elastic to knits, you’ll find this, by far, the simplest way to a sew casing. You’ll be stitching less and enjoying it more.


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There’s a secret trick when sewing a casing in sportswear

You’ll think to yourself, Why didn’t I think of that!” (Watch online for the trick.)


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All my favorite sewing tips are in one book.

  • The Absolute Easiest Way to Sew chapters include:

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


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Watch Sewing With Nancy online.


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Nancy Zieman's Giveaway

For a chance to win a copy of The Absolute Easiest Way to Sew book, let me know what sewing tip/technique you like the most or would like help fine-tuning.


Nancy Zieman's Giveaway Winner



The random winner of Mary Mulari’s All Occasion Fabric Wraps is Sandi who said, I love the Go-Two Wrap as it looks so versatile!

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