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Sewing with Nancy

Contemporary Machine Embroidered Accessories, Part 1 (#2107)

Eileen Roche and Nancy embroider detachable appliques to add pizzazz to a handbag and footwear. [26 minutes] Closed Captioning

This episode has not aired in the past few months on Iowa Public Television.

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Series Description: SEWING WITH NANCY, TV's longest- running sewing program, continues the tradition of bringing the best in contemporary sewing, quilting and home decorating ideas to public television viewers. Join Nancy Zieman and her guests as they share their love of the sewing arts by exploring the latest ideas in one of the country's most popular crafts.

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  • Carefree Machine Embroidery (Pt. 1) (#1107)

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  • Carefree Machine Embroidery (Pt. 2) (#1108)

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  • Carefree Machine Embroidery (Pt. 3) (#1109)

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  • Silk Ribbon Gift Gallery (Pt. 1) (#1110)

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  • Silk Ribbon Gift Gallery (Pt. 2) (#1111)

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  • Silk Ribbon Gift Gallery (Pt. 3) (#1112)

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  • Create Your Own Vest (#1113)

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  • Paper Patch Piecing, Part 1 (#1114)

    Nancy shows how to use a paper foundation to piece patchwork sections on the first program of this three-part series. She starts with an explanation of basic techniques, then applies those techniques to make a pouch and a purse with a paper pieced pineapple design. [26 minutes]

  • Paper Patch Piecing, Part 2 (#1115)

    In the second program of this three-part series, Nancy explains how to use preprinted tissue paper designs as the foundation for paper patch piecing. She uses a woven star pattern to make small patchwork pins showcasing paper pieced designs. [26 minutes]

  • Paper Patch Piecing, Part 3 (#1116)

    In the final program of this three-part series, Nancy combines equilateral triangles and parallelograms to create paper pieced motifs with a Southwestern theme. She stitches a basic design onto cardboard, then paper pieces divided triangles to make a Navaho inspired wall quilt or table topper. [26 minutes]

  • Pick Your Pocket, Part 1 (#1117)

    Stitching casual pockets is the focus of the first program in this three-part series. Nancy explains how to strap and stitch pockets with rounded, square or designer corners; how to match plaids on pockets; plus how to reposition seams to remove bulk from pocket flaps. [26 minutes]

  • Pick Your Pocket, Part 2 (#1118)

    Nancy shows how to work with lined patch pockets in the second program in this three-part series. She offers two techniques which prevented the lining from showing at pocket edges. She also demonstrates how to modify a pattern to include all-in-one side pockets. [26 minutes]

  • Pick Your Pocket, Part 3 (#1119)

    Double-welt pockets, the trademark of tailored jacket, are featured on the third program of this three-part series. Nancy demonstrates a streamlined process for creating both pocket and a tailored pocket flap. She concludes with a sport pocket technique adapted from ready to wear. [26 minutes]

  • Quick Quilting By Machine Part 1 (#1120)

    Machine quilting is a fast and easy way to join the layers of a quilted project, and in this 3-part series, Nancy shares ideas which simplify that process. She shows how to layer the quilt top, batting, and backing, then demonstrates stitch-in-the-ditch quilting and diagonal machine quilting. [26 minutes]

  • Quick Quilting By Machine Part 2 (#1121)

    In the second program of this series, Nancy uses high loft fleece to make a channel stitched Polar Quilt. She sews a quilting sampler featuring diagonal straight stitching and geometric motifs plus designs made with griddled paper templates, then she joins sections with a simple quilt-as-you-go technique. [26 minutes]

  • Quick Quilting By Machine Part 3 (#1122)

    Nancy concludes this 3-part series by explaining how to make and use press-on templates for machine quilting. She shows how to frame quilt blocks with continuous scallop quilting, then illustrates how to enhance a quilt with trapunto and stippling. [26 minutes]

  • Sew Easy Embellishments (#1123)

    In this one-part program, Nancy highlights techniques which help transform a basic garment or gift into one-of-a-kind. She presents ideas for using knit interweaving and a courthouse steps quilt pattern plus confetti, buttonhole, and framed stitch applique to provide dramatic accents. [26 minutes]

  • Sew A Smile, Part I (#1124)

    Individuals and groups from throughout the United States that use sewing to brighten other people's lives are the focus of this 3- part series. Nancy spotlights junior high students who sew hats for young cancer patients, a group that makes layette sets for infants, and senior citizens who make school jumpers for Haitian children. [26 minutes]

  • Sew A Smile (Pt. 2) (#1125)

    The second part of this 3-part series features additional groups and individuals who find personal satisfaction and pleasure in sewing for others. Nancy shows projects which benefit babies and infants, an organization that makes preemie garments, and a group that sews turbans for hospital patients. [26 minutes]

  • Sew A Smile (Pt. 3) (#1126)

    Nancy concludes the 3-part series by showing how individuals and groups bring hope and happiness to the homeless by sewing coats, a group that organizes a quilt-a-thon, and she offers practical suggestions for how others can use their sewing skills to bring joy to others. [26 minutes]

  • No-Hassle Fleeces (Pt. 1) (#1201)

    If you're looking for a fabric that's comfortable, attractive, and easy to sew-- consider the new high loft fleeces and berbers. Nancy explains the basics of identifying, cutting, marking, sewing and serging these fabrics. She also demonstrates a single layer option suited for stitching high-loft jackets and robes. [26 minutes]

  • No-Hassle Fleece (Pt. 2) (#1202)

    Nancy begins with a discussion of finishing edges of fleece garments with stretch bindings and ribbons. She explains how to insert a center front separating zipper and how to add a zippered pocket, then concludes with three hem options: straight stitch, double needle, and elastic finishes. [26 minutes]

  • No Hassle Fleeces Pt.3 (#1203)

    Finishing touches for fleece garments are the focus of the final part of this series. Nancy shows how to use scraps and buttonholes both functionally and decoratively. She demonstrates how to add tone-on-tone embroidery, and she makes four exclusive "mitten sacks", ideal as decorative accents or gift bags. [26 minutes]

  • Quick Gifts and Decor (Pt. 1) (#1204)

    Nancy and sewing specialist/author Gail Brown present quick to make projects that make terrific gifts or unique additions to your home. They show how to make totes, table scarves, and organizers from napkins or place mats, plus children's animal-motif hooded towel wraps from bath linens. [26 minutes]

  • Quick Gifts and Decor (Pt. 2) (#1205)

    The term "stuffed shirt" takes on a whole new meaning as Nancy and guest Gail Brown transform men's shirts into pillows and laundry bags. Next, they prepare fabric covered as well as patchwork pocket bulletin boards. They conclude by making an easy, elegant wrap that provides warmth without the bulk of a coat. [26 minutes]

  • Quick Gifts and Decor (Pt. 3) (#1206)

    Nancy and guest Gail Brown make a multipurpose hanging hamper, and a baby bunting that doubles as a nap or changing mat. Other projects include a self-tying scarf and a gather-to-fit tree skirt that adjusts to fit the base of most trees. [26 minutes]

  • Playful Patchwork (Pt. 1) (#1207)

    Transform simple strips of fabric into an unending variety of designs and projects by stitching, cutting, and reassembling fabric sections. Nancy discusses the fundamentals, the uses three-strata patchwork to make a handbag, necklace, and basket. She also makes a "jungle rivers" pillow from nine-patch blocks. [26 minutes]

  • Playful Patchwork (Pt. 2) (#1208)

    Nancy sews a casserole quilt using quilt blocks shaped by combining fabric squares. She illustrates how to sew Snowball and Bow Tie quilt blocks, and she also shows how to cut triangles and squares from stratas. She explains how to sew a Rail Fence lap quilt and a Radiating Squares wall hanging. [26 minutes]

  • Playful Patchwork (Pt. 3) (#1209)

    Creative patchwork featuring the Trip Around the World design is the basis for the final program in this series. Nancy simplifies the process by using strata to make the squares, then combines the squares to make an attractive pillow top. She concludes by making a mantle scarf from fabric squares and triangles. [26 minutes]

  • Savvy Suede Accessories (#1210)

    Nancy shows how to use simple 9 by 12 inch squares of synthetic suede to make a travel pouch, computer disk holder, key chain, checkbook cover and sewing case. She also transforms a half yard of synthetic suede into a convertible back pack or purse. [26 minutes]

  • Appliques with Style (Pt. 1) (#1211)

    Appliques take on new interest and style with innovative ideas from Nancy and guest Mary Mulari. Learn basic techniques, plus how touse new products. Next, go beyond the basics, adding applique interest with blanket stitching. They conclude by showing how to assemble multi-piece designs. [26 minutes]

  • Appliques with Style (Pt. 2) (#1212)

    Nancy and Mary Mulari show how to use small pieces of fabric and yarns to produce 'scrap applique' on a tulle base. They present ideas for adding machine embroidery to appliques, they illustrate " liberated" appliques (a means of giving appliques dimension), and they use premade fusible bias tape as part of an applique design. [26 minutes]

  • Appliques with Style (Pt. 3) (#1213)

    Three Nancy and Mary Mulari show how to add fabric frames to an applique. They demonstrate making "Celebration Squares", interchangeable sections that are great beginner projects. They also show how to use "found art" (items such as greeting cards, silk flowers and photo transfers) as unique appliques. [26 minutes]

  • Trees and Flowers-Landscape Quilts Pt.1 (#1214)

    [26 minutes]

  • Trees and Flowers Landscape Quilts (Part 2) (#1215)

    [26 minutes]

  • Trees and Flowers Landscape Quilts (Part 3) (#1216)

    [26 minutes]

  • Notions Solutions (Part 1) (#1217)

    [26 minutes]

  • Notion's Solutions Pt.2 (#1218)

    [26 minutes]

  • Notions Solutions Pt.3 (#1219)

    [26 minutes]

  • Create A Keepsake Part 1 (#1220)

    Explains the basics of selecting, photocopying, and transferring photos of friends and family to fabric, then shows how to use transferred photos to make a personalized photo album cover, a school days wall quilt, a family tree wall quilt, and a keepsake quiet book. [26 minutes]

  • Create A Keepsake Pt.2 (#1221)

    Use photo transfer paper to make permanent fabric records of special memories from holidays as well as to record special events in a child's life. Nancy shows how to make a Halloween wall quilt, an appliqued folk art Christmas tree panel and a paper pierced school design. [26 minutes]

  • Create A Keepsake Pt.3 (#1222)

    The final program in this three part series features projects which are great additions to a child's room, yet are sure to treasured in years to come. Nancy makes a giraffe growth chart and a Noah's Ark pillow, both containing vinyl pockets. [26 minutes]

  • Creatve Celtic Pt.1 (#1223)

    Author/designer Angela Madden is Nancy's guest in this three-part series. In part one, they demonstrate the basics of creating a Celtic block using existing Celtic designs. Nancy also discusses how to set up the sewing machine for stitching, and she shows how to stitch curves and miters in Celtic designs. [26 minutes]

  • Creative Celtic Pt.2 (#1224)

    Creating a custom-designed interlaced Celtic motif is the focus of the second program of this three part series. Nancy and guest Angela Madden showcase several Celtic projects, and Nancy explains how to cut, stitch, press and add fusible backing to bias tubes. [26 minutes]

  • Creative Celtic Pt.3 (#1225)

    The final program of this three part series showcases circular Celtic designs. Nancy and guest Angela Madden combine solid colored fabrics with tartan bias tubes. Nancy also demonstrates machine quilting techniques, including straight stitch outlining, irregular zigzagging, and satin stitched beads. [26 minutes]

  • Fabric Savvy One (#1226)

    (One part only) Nancy and guest Sandra Betzina present ideas which will help achieve professional results when stitching the newest fabrics on the market as well as old favorites. From fabric preparation and interfacing, to sewing machine setup and stitching and pressing tips, you'll learn tried and tested techniques. [26 minutes]

  • Pictorial Quilting Pt.1 (#1301)

    Start with a favorite snapshot or greeting card; then recreate that image in fabric. Nancy and quilt designer Gretchen Hudock explain the basics of pictorial quilting. They show how to proportionally enlarge the original design, then demonstrate how to create dimensional pine, winter, spring, and fall trees and bushes using fabric and machine stitching. [26 minutes]

  • Pictorial Quilting Pt.2 (#1302)

    Add buildings and landscape details to pictorial quilts. Duplicating buildings in fabric is the focus of the second part of the series. Nancy and Gretchen Hudock explain how to "construct" a building with fabric, adding windows, doors, curtains and other elements. They also simulate and add various types of fences to the design. [26 minutes]

  • Pictorial Quilting Pt.3 (#1303)

    Complete the pictorial quilt with borders, binding, and a rod-pocket. After explaining how to add elements such as people and animals to the quilt, Nancy and guest Gretchen Hudock show how to square the quilt, add mitered borders, layer, and machine quilt the design. They finish with a French twist binding which creates a rod pocket. [26 minutes]

  • Stitching Strategies Pt.1 (#1304)

    Learn to use built-in sewing machine stitches as artistic tools. Nancy and creative sewing specialist Philip Pepper explain how to set up the machine, choose appropriate stabilizers, and prepare fabric. Nancy makes a Christmas stocking, and Philip sews table linens using a unique circle-stitching technique and wing needle stitching. [26 minutes]

  • Stiching Strategies Pt.2 (#1305)

    Add interest to garments, gifts, and home decor with embroidery card stitching. Nancy and Philip Pepper show how to set up the machine for embroidery card stitching, then make a comfort pillow and a decorative pillow. Philip demonstrates making totally-thread dimensional embroidery, thread-outline embroidery, cutwork, and embroidery lace. [26 minutes]

  • Stitching Strategies Pt.3 (#1306)

    Be a designer with built-in stitches and embroidery card stitching. Combine built-in stitches with embroidery card designs to fashion unique garments and gifts. Nancy shows how to add decorative stitching to ready-to-wear and a tote, while Philip Pepper accents a jacket with flowing stitch patterns and creates trim with stitch combinations. [26 minutes]

  • Quick Fusible Bias Pt.1 (#1307)

    Use fusible bias trim to create a free wall quilt. Nancy Explains the basics of making and using fusible bias trims. After discussing how to select suitable designs, she demonstrates making fusible bias from flat fabric. She applies custom-made bias, as well as purchased fusible bias, while making a simple tree wall hanging. [26 minutes]

  • Quick Fusible Bias Pt. 2 (#1308)

    Create a faux stained glass banner with narrow fusible bias trims. Nancy makes a banner that simulates the look of stained glass. After showing how to transfer the design, she demonstrates how to assemble and fuse the fabric sections to a base fabric. Then she applies and stitches fusible bias "leading" around each portion of the design. [26 minutes]

  • Quick Fusible Bias Pt. 3 (#1309)

    Add interesting accents to home decor and garments using narrow fusible bias trim. A table scarf enhanced with an interlocking bias trim design is Nancy's first project in the final program of this series. Then she uses a quilt border design to add bias trim down the front of a knit ensemble, and she creates a custom bias design using the Multi-Plait tool. [26 minutes]

  • Tune In to Dollars (#1310)

    Nancy presents timesaving techniques for sewing perfect collars. Nancy demonstrates how to achieve professional looking wrapped corner and mandarin collars, then shows how to eliminate bulk with a unique express collar. She concludes by illustrating how to make a streamlined collar with a collar band. [26 minutes]

  • More Polarfleece Adventures Pt.1 (#1311)

    Explore the fun and excitement of sewing high loft fleeces and berbers. Author/sewing specialist Nancy Cornwell joins Nancy as they present a refresher course in sewing fleeces and berbers. After explaining machine setup, they demonstrate blunt edge techniques for pockets, collars, seams, and a blanket, as well as stylish zipper treatments. [26 minutes]

  • More Polarfleece Adventures Pt.2 (#1312)

    Add interesting texture and design to fleece garments with pintucked accents. Nancy and guest Nancy Cornwell detail the basics of double needle pintucking on fleeces and berbers as well as variations including polar ribbing, tone-on-tone impressions, pintuck framing, pintucked plaid or stripes, and herringbone pintucks. [26 minutes]

  • More Polarfleece Adventures Pt.3 (#1313)

    Give high loft fleeces and berbers a new look by sculpturing the fabric. Use rayon machine embroidery thread to add dramatic sculptured effects to fleeces and berbers. Nancy and guest Nancy Cornwell illustrate easy sculpturing techniques including meandering, outline, and decorative stitch variations, as well as shadow stitching. [26 minutes]

  • Quilt It Quick (Pt. 1) (#1314)

    Simplify traditional quilt designs by using stratas. Nancy takes a new look at traditional quilt designs and simplifies the process in the first program of this three-part series. Instead of cutting individual templates, she explains how to use stitched stratas to create a 4-patch quilt, a 4-patch variation, and a 9-patch table runner. [26 minutes]

  • Quilt It Quick (Pt. 2) (#1315)

    Create fascinating designs with three simple strips of fabric. A few quick cuts and streamlined seaming combined with a 3-strip strata shape an appealing Falling Leaves table runner and a Flying Kites variation. Then Nancy uses the same technique with 3-strip combinations of five fabrics to shape a star-like pattern for a Caribbean Star wall quilt. [26 minutes]

  • Quilt It Quick (Pt. 3) (#1316)

    Experiment with simplified Seminole patchwork techniques. A quilting method originating with Florida's Seminole Indians is the focus of the final part of this 3-part series. Nancy demonstrates the basics of chevron Seminole patchwork, adding a Seminole design to a bath towel. Then she introduces variations including Seminole Feather and Seminole Leaf designs. [26 minutes]

  • Gifts In Minutes II (Pt. 1) (#1317)

    Sew simple gifts with small amounts of fabric and a little sewing know-how. Nancy and Sewing With Nancy project designer Donna Fenske present ideas for gifts that are perfect for bridal showers, housewarmings, or other gift-giving occasions. They make an insulated casserole pouch, a wine tote, and a basket garter, each using minimal fabric and basic sewing skills. [26 minutes]

  • Gifts In Minutes II (Pt. 2) (#1318)

    Create unique gifts for persons of all ages. Gift-making doesn't have to be time-consuming. Nancy and guest Donna Fenske, Sewing With Nancy project designer, make three unique gifts. They begin with a portable chalkboard, ideal for a preschooler. Then they make pillowcases and a super-sized Log Cabin throw, perfect for youth or adults. [26 minutes]

  • Gifts In Minutes II (Pt. 3) (#1319)

    Use fabric rectangles to design gifts that can double as holiday decorations. Get ready for the holidays with three simple-to-make gifts created by Nancy and Sewing With Nancy designer Donna Fenske. After showing how to make snowman gifts bags also appropriate for home decor, they illustrate how to make a 60-minute tree skirt and a holly appliqued tree skirt. [26 minutes]

  • Bridal Gowns (Pt.1) (#1320)

    Use specialty fabrics to make the wedding dress of your dreams. Nancy and bridal sewing specialist and author Susan Andriks discuss the characteristics fo various types of bridal fabrics, then demonstrates specialty techniques for stitching, pressing, and adding lining and boning to bridal gowns. Nancy concludes by illustrating two closure techniques. [26 minutes]

  • Bridal Gowns (Pt. 2 (#1321)

    Use laces, trim and embroidery to personalize a bridal gown. Gain confidence in sewing bridal gowns with ideas from Nancy and bridal specialist and author Susan Andriks. They show how to work with various types of laces and trims, including all-over, re-embroidered, Venice, and galloon laces. Nancy demonstrates creative machine embroidery techniques. [26 minutes]

  • Bridal Gowns (Pt. 3) (#1322)

    Design rosettes, headpieces, and custom-made laces to enhance bridal gowns. Bridal dressmaker Susan Andriks and Nancy share techniques for making unique cascades of fabric rosettes, as well as tips for creating bridal headpieces. Nancy ends by showing how to use computerized machine embroidery to create three-dimensional embellishments. [26 minutes]

  • Denim & Chambray with Style (Pt. 1) (#1323)

    Accent denim and chambray with innovative ideas. Author/sewing specialist Mary Mulari guests, as she and Nancy provide a wealth of suggestions for adding interest to denim and chambray garments. They show how to use Seminole Patchwork, frayed denim trim, denim chenille, applique, and couching to create unique garments. [26 minutes]

  • Denim & Chambray with Style (Pt. 2) (#1324)

    Explore more techniques for enhancing denim and chambray. Give purchased or constructed garments new flair with ideas from Nancy and author/sewing specialist Mary Mulari. They detail how to individualize a garment with foundation piecing, worry-free rubber stamped designs, or vintage linens. Nancy concludes by using textured fabrics to make a sunflower applique. [26 minutes]

  • Denim & Chambray with Style (Pt. 3) (#1325)

    Get additional ideas for adding style and distinction to denim and chambray garments. Whether you're starting with a ready-made or sewing a new denim or chambray garment, Nancy and guest Mary Mulari have ideas for adding interest to that garment, They demonstrates a doily vest, a slip-over stole, and cutwork applique, plus offer a showcase of garments created by Mary. [26 minutes]

  • Tune In to Sleeves (#1326)

    Sew professional looking sleeves. Nancy presents tips that simplify sewing and inserting sleeves. She demonstrates options for easing in sleeve cap fullness, then shows how to insert sleeves into garments with both traditional and flat methods. She explains how to create an express cuff, as well as easy hemming techniques. [26 minutes]

  • Flower Garden Quilts - Part 1 (#1401)

    Create garden close-up scenes with fabric. Nancy and Natalie Sewell, art quilter and author, show how to start with a background fabric, then choose and cut additional fabrics to simulate the flowers, leaves, and rocks of a rock garden. They demonstrate how to use scale and proportion to add dimension to the design. [26 minutes]

  • Flower Garden Quilts - Part 2 (#1402)

    Add structural elements to a flower garden quilt. Including a fence in a flower garden scene is the focus of the second part of this series. Nancy and guest Natalie Sewell explain how to cut and position the fence, as well as remaining quilt elements. They demonstrate how to baste layers together, and how to choose border fabrics. [26 minutes]

  • Flower Garden Quilts - Part 3 (#1403)

    Create a flower garden quilt scene as viewed through a window. In the final program of the series, Nancy and guest Natalie Sewell show how to enhance a flower garden quilt scene by adding a window to the design. Then they show how to square the quilt top, add borders, layer and pin the quilt, and stitch with free motion quilting techniques. [26 minutes]

  • Easy Does It Knits - Part 1 (#1404)

    Master the basics of sewing knits. Nancy explains the characteristics of various types of knits, then shows how to lay out, cut, mark, and seam knits. She shows how to stabilize seams using clear elastic, as well as how to insert sleeves. She demonstrates two neckline options: a ribbed finish and a jewel neckline. [26 minutes]

  • Easy Does It Knits - Part 2 (#1405)

    Learn quick techniques for knit necklines, casings, and hems. Make an easy Rugby shirt using Nancy's modified pattern instructions, choosing either a self-fabric collar, or a purchased knit collar. Then press and stitch an easy-does-it-elastic casing, and experiment with serged and double needle hems. [26 minutes]

  • Easy Does It Knits - Part 3 (#1406)

    Personalize knit garments with embroidery and specialty serging. Nancy concludes her knit series by explaining how to use a computerized sewing machine to add embroidered designs to knits. She also demonstrates how to use a serged cover stitch to add a decorative accent, offers tips for stitching knit buttonholes, and shows how to mix and match wardrobe components for added versatility. [26 minutes]

  • Friendships & Memories In Fabric - Part 1 (#1407)

    Record special events with fabric. Preserve memories of special events like a graduation, wedding, or birthday by using fabric. Nancy illustrates making a Grapevine Wreath Memory Block, plus a Morning Glory friendship table topper, each designed to have guest's sign for a lasting memory. [26 minutes]

  • Friendships & Memories In Fabric - Part 2 (#1408)

    Take a fresh look at family trees, recording them with fabric. Nancy presents several options for stitching family trees with fabric and threads. She starts with a fabric feather tree wall hanging, then makes a family tree pillow using two coordinated prints. She concludes by making a no-sew family tree suited for a blended family. [26 minutes]

  • Friendship & Memories In Fabric - Part 3 (#1409)

    Give fabric remnants new life by making a crazy quilt or wall hanging. Nancy stitches fabric scraps to a fabric background to make a crazy quilt pillow or quilt, then adds machine stitching and machines embroidery for added interest. She uses that same crazy quilt technique to make a wall hanging, transferring photos to fabric and adding machine embroidery. [26 minutes]

  • Traditional Cutwork Made Easy - Part 1 (#1410)

    Learn a streamlined process for creating elegant cutwork. Nancy and sewing educator/author Darlene Guillory discuss cutwork basics, including supplies and machine setup. They demonstrate how to outline stitch the design, cut away portions of the fabric to create a design, then add Richelieu bars and satin stitching. [26 minutes]

  • Traditional Cutwork Made Easy - Part 2 (#1411)

    Make a dainty potpourri sachet accented with an elegant cutwork. Combine bridal tulle, pregathered lace, and organdy to make an attractive sachet suited for hanging on the wall or placing in a drawer. It's a perfect project to learn the basics of cutwork. Nancy and Darlene Guillory take you step-by-step through the process of creating the sachet. [26 minutes]

  • Traditional Cutwork Made Easy - Part 3 (#1412)

    Use cutwork to embellish garments and home dcor. Nancy and guest Darlene Guillory begin by showing how to position and stitch cutwork to accent a neckline, cuff, and hemline of a garment. As a final project, Nancy makes a Sweetheart Tissue Box Cover using Darlene's easy cutwork technique. [26 minutes]

  • 10-20-30 Minutes to Quilt Fleece-One Part Only (#1413)

    Stitch or serge easy quilts using high loft fleece. Making a quilt is fast and easy when you choose high-loft fleece as the fabric. Nancy gives instructions for making three stitched or serged fleece quilts: a Checkerboard Polar Quilt, a Plainly Amish Quilt with a stretch binding, and a Fleece Baby Blanket. [26 minutes]

  • Jacket Entrees - Part 1 (#1414)

    Add subtle stenciled flowers to a basic jacket. Nancy's basic jacket pattern provides an ideal palette for stencil painting. Nancy details timesaving techniques for constructing a collarless jacket and shows how to add facings using wrapped corners. She also demonstrates how to make and creatively use iron-on stencils. [26 minutes]

  • Jacket Entrees - Part 2 (#1415)

    Use high-loft fleece to create unique jackets. Using the same jacket pattern, Nancy makes a high-loft fleece jacket, intertwining narrow strips of fleece to create a cabled accent. She also shows how to make a single-layer variation of the fleece jacket and illustrates how to add embroidery and buttonhole patches. [26 minutes]

  • Jacket Entrees - Part 3 (#1416)

    Emboss velvet to make an elegant jacket with dramatic interest. Nancy's basic jacket pattern gets another new look using velvet as the fabric and embossing as the embellishment. Nancy demonstrates how to emboss napped fabrics with rubber stamps. She also presents tips for sewing on napped fabrics and illustrates jacket finishing details. [26 minutes]

  • Victorian Roses - One Part Only (#1417)

    Add Victorian touches to garments and home decor. Australian artist/author Jenny Haskins is Nancy's guest, as they share ways of combining fabrics, color, threads, and stitching techniques to recall the charm of the 18th century. Featured projects include a pillow, tablecloth, table runner, opera bag, and quilt. [26 minutes]

  • Amazing Machine Embroidery - Part 1 (#1418)

    Master the basics of computerized embroidery. Embroidery designer Eileen Roche joins Nancy in explaining basic setup for machine embroidery using memory cards, disks, or CDs, as well as design placement and rotating designs. Projects include a bleeding heart pillow, country garden shirt, and greeting cards. [26 minutes]

  • Amazing Machine Embroidery - Part 2 (#1419)

    Give added interest to projects by combining embroidery designs. Nancy and guest Eileen Roche show how to position and stitch several embroidery designs to create scenes or landscapes. They make a Christmas tree skirt showcasing proportional embroidered designs, then explain how to enhance iron-on transfers with embroidery. [26 minutes]

  • Amazing Machine Embroidery - Part 3 (#1420)

    Expand embroidery options by having a computer and sewing machine work hand in hand. Explore high-tech embroidery, using software which allows a computer and sewing machine to "talk" to each other. Nancy and guest Eileen Roche show how to size, edit, and add lettering to embroidery, plus how to download designs from the Internet. Nancy makes an evening bag. [26 minutes]

  • Accessories with Style - Part 1 (#1421)

    Stitch go anywhere, do anything totes. Totes can be as attractive as they are functional, and Nancy and guest Mary Mulari present ideas for several easy to make bags and totes. They demonstrate a super-simple exposed zipper application, then show how to make separating zipper totes, a shopping tote, and a beach tote. [26 minutes]

  • Accessories with Style - Part 2 (#1422)

    Expand your wardrobe with creative, easy to make scarves and belts. If you're hesitant to wear scarves because you find them difficult to tie, Nancy and guest Mary Mulari illustrate how to make several scarves that are both attractive and easy to arrange. They also make a cowl poncho ideal for inclement weather, and a lock and loop belt. [26 minutes]

  • Accessories with Style - Part 3 (#1423)

    Make accessories which have eye-catching appeal as well as functionality. Nancy and guest Mary Mulari make a multi-use shawl which folds and stores as a pillow. They also feature a unique pocket necklace with a hidden storage compartment, a zippered golf shoe bag, and a self storing commuter bib for eating on the go. [26 minutes]

  • Chalk It Up - Part 1 (#1424)

    Use chalkboard fabric to design unique bulletin boards. Nancy and project designer Donna Fenske showcase chalkboard fabric, a write-on, wipe-off fabric with a multitude of uses. They explain how to "cure" the fabric, then make a bulletin board with a floral arbor motif and an artist's palette placemat. [26 minutes]

  • Chalk It Up - Part 2 (#1425)

    Make sports bulletin boards and game boards using versatile chalkboard fabric. Choose a favorite sport; then make a chalkboard bulletin board for the sports enthusiast in your family. Nancy and guest Donna Fenske explain how to make a take-along combination checker/chalkboard as well as personalized sport bulletin boards. [26 minutes]

  • Chalk It Up - Part 3 (#1426)

    Keep track of appointments and activities with chalkboard calendar wall quilts. Calendars can be versatile as well as attractive, and Nancy and guest Donna Fenske illustrate how to use chalkboard fabric as the base for unique wall quilt calendars. They show how to enhance the calendars with appliques, as well as how to add a binding and rod pocket. [26 minutes]

  • Sew 'n Go Separates - Part 1 (#1501)

    Get more mileage from your wardrobe by sewing mix-and-match separates. Nancy starts by sewing a wardrobe basic, a knit pullover top, this time with an updated crossover neckline. She shows how to modify that pattern to make long and short knit dresses. She also offers two neckline variations: a hood and a button-up collar. [26 minutes]

  • Sew 'n Go Separates - Part 2 (#1502)

    Add unique accents to individualize a basic fleece jacket. A long sleeved fleece jacket is the starting point for the second program in this series. After demonstrating basic fleece construction techniques, Nancy shows how to add diamond applique accents, a separating front zipper, and stretch binding. She also modifies the jacket to make an embroidered pullover top. [26 minutes]

  • Sew 'n Go Separates - Part 3 (#1503)

    Versatile vests offer great style, freedom and fun. In the final program of the series, Nancy explains how to convert the jacket pattern into a knit vest pattern with a ribbed neckline and a center front zipper. She also makes a hooded fleece vest using the same pattern, but with super-sized fleece yarn blanket-stitching around the armhole, hem and hood. [26 minutes]

  • Fleece in a Flash - Part 1 (#1504)

    Stitch fleece projects that are simple to sew yet have great appeal. Sewing fleece is quick and easy, even for sewing novices. Nancy begins by creating plush fleece pillowcases, which showcase basic fleece sewing techniques while sporting great style. She also makes a fleece baby blanket with a mitered satin binding, and a cozy reversible channel-stitched fleece and flannel throw. [26 minutes]

  • Fleece in a Flash - Part 2 (#1505)

    Use minimal fleece yardage to create scarves, hats, and mittens. Fleece offers warmth without weight, so it's ideal for making stylish, simple-to-sew accessories. Nancy illustrates five projects which each use less than a yard of fleece. They include a pocket scarf, a scarf 'n muff, a fleece head covering, too-tall mittens, and a self-tying scarf. [26 minutes]

  • Fleece in a Flash - Part 3 (#1506)

    Use nontraditional seaming techniques to stitch fleece projects. Nancy concludes her fleece series by explaining how to use butted seams to join fleece sections. She makes a two-color harlequin scarf and an argyle Christmas stocking. She stacks and cuts several colors of fleece, then rearranges and joins them to make a freestyle fleece blanket. [26 minutes]

  • Simple Journey Jacket - Part 1 (#1507)

    Showcase quilting patterns on a stunning jacket. Pattern designer Elaine Waldschmitt is Nancy's guest, as they show how to make a wearable art jacket incorporating quilting techniques. In the first program of this series, they create two of the "fabrics" used for front sections of the jacket: Waterwheel Blocks and 3-patch Staggered Strips sections. [26 minutes]

  • Simple Journey Jacket - Part 2 (#1508)

    Use quilting patterns to make fabrics for garment construction. Nancy and guest Elaine Waldschmitt show how to use paper piecing to create the Flying Geese pattern, which is featured on the sleeves of the Simple Journey Jacket. They also show a simplified way of making the Drunkard's Path design, which is showcased, on the back of the jacket. [26 minutes]

  • Simple Journey Jacket - Part 3 (#1509)

    Assemble four mini-quilts into a timeless jacket. During the final program in this series, Nancy and guest Elaine Waldschmitt use the four mini-quilts created in the first two programs to make a jacket. Nancy also shows how to apply the collar, insert a zipper in a quilted garment, add a waistband and facing, and create a zipper pull. [26 minutes]

  • Creative Kindness - One Part Only (#1510)

    Use your sewing skills to bring joy and comfort to others. Nancy and co-author Gail Brown explains how individuals and groups can sew, knit, or provide items for those in need. They show how to make head covers and turbans, a comfort pillow, infant layettes, blankets, and other items to help those with medical, physical, and emotional needs. [26 minutes]

  • Paradise Flowers - Part 1 (#1511)

    Create a paradise garden in patchwork using simple designing techniques. Nancy and English quilting specialist Angela Madden explains the basics of planning and drafting symmetrical and asymmetrical floral designs. After detailing the basics, they show how to mirror image designs as well as how to clone rectangular designs and how to create triangular flowers. [26 minutes]

  • Paradise Flowers - Part 2 (#1512)

    Explore additional design possibilities; then stitch fabric blocks using the floral designs. After reviewing the basics of designing floral motifs, Nancy and Angela Madden show how to use mirrors to experiment with quilt pattern layout. They also explain how to use spacers to complement the design. Nancy demonstrates piecing techniques, showing how to use the paper design to stitch a fabric block. [26 minutes]

  • Paradise Flowers - Part 3 (#1513)

    Experiment with multisectional designs, stenciling, and faux stained glass designs. Angela Madden demonstrates how to use the Circle-Slice Ruler to draft floral design, then shows how to get numerous repeating or mirror imaged variations from the same basic design. Nancy explains how to use the design for stenciling, and how to imitate stained glass with fabrics and bias strips. [26 minutes]

  • 1st Class Sewing - Part 1 (#1514)

    Basic sewing techniques for beginner or re-entry sewers Nancy uses the stylish yet easy 1st Class Shirt Pattern by designer Lois Ericson to demonstrate updated garment techniques for beginner sewers or those in need of a refresher course. She demonstrates cutting, marking, using interfacing, mitering corners, setting in sleeves, and seaming. [26 minutes]

  • 1st Class Sewing - Part 2 (#1515)

    Detailed basic construction ideas plus creative embellishments Using the shirt pattern from Part One, Nancy shows how to add a creative touch using machine embroidery. She shows how to add a belt opening, as well as sleeve cuff variations. She also presents a jewel neckline version, using a quilt binding technique around the neckline. [26 minutes]

  • 1st Class Sewing - Part 3 (#1516)

    Sewing with ease and style: let your creativity flow. In the final program of the series, designer Lois Ericson joins Nancy to share artistic ideas using the 1st Class Shirt Pattern. Creative design options include incorporating readymade textiles on the shirt panels, fabric collage techniques, stenciling, faux piping edging, and options for spectacular closures. [26 minutes]

  • Fabulous Feet & Fancy Stitches - Part 1 (#1517)

    Learn how to use presser feet to their full potential. In this 3-part series, Nancy demonstrates creative and functional uses for 12 presser feet. She begins by using the Embroidery/Open Toe Foot to add all-over patterns, outline decorative stitching, and stacked stitches. She also demonstrates using the Fringe Foot and the Satin Edge Foot. [26 minutes]

  • Fabulous Feet & Fancy Stitches - Part 2 (#1518)

    Learn to use a variety of new presser feet and pair them with decorative stitches. Nancy continues to explore presser feet and demonstrates techniques to create beautiful embellishments on a little girl's dress. She shows how to use the Multicord Foot, the Edge Joining Foot, the Overcast-Guide Foot, the Pintuck Foot, and the Edgestitching Foot. [26 minutes]

  • Fabulous Feet & Fancy Stitches - Part 3 (#1519)

    Utilize your presser feet to save time and simplify your sewing and quilting. Nancy begins the final program of this series by demonstrating how to use the amazing Ruffler Foot to create yards of ruffles or pleats in just minutes. She also illustrates how to use three additional feet: the Piping/Cording Foot, the Little Foot/Patchwork Foot, and the Big/Darning Foot. [26 minutes]

  • Amazing Machine Embroidery Encore - Part 1 (#1520)

    Create an embroidered sceneusing Memory Cards, embroidery disks, and templates. Nancy and machine embroidery specialist Eileen Roche explain how to use memory cards and templates as well as how to combine the capabilities of embroidery disks and a computer to change the size or use only portions of a design. In addition, they show how to add dimensional elements. [26 minutes]

  • Amazing Machine Embroidery Encore - Part 2 (#1521)

    Embroider on specialty fabrics and simulate hand embroidery with machine stitching. Specialty embroidery is the focus of the second program in this series. Nancy and guest Eileen Roche demonstrate doing redwork with a sewing machine, as well as shadow work and embroidery on sheer fabrics and ribbon. They also illustrate using portions of an embroidery design to increase options. [26 minutes]

  • Amazing Machine Embroidery Encore - Part 3 (#1522)

    Expand embroidery options by manipulating designs and accessing the Internet. The series' third program begins with downloading a design from the Internet. Then Nancy and Eileen Roche embroider on fleece using a "Pick 'n Choose" technique, stitching only certain aspects of the design. They also embroider ornaments, add lettering, and present an idea showcase. [26 minutes]

  • Simply Landscape Quilts - Part 1 (#1523)

    Create stunning fabric paintings. Nancy and Natalie Sewell, art quilter and author, show how to create dramatic, yet simple wall quilts, using snapshots or postcards as inspirations. They demonstrate step-by-step how to create a Winter Trees scene. [26 minutes]

  • Simply Landscape Quilts - Part 2 (#1524)

    Capture details of nature in a landscape quilt. Choose your favorite snapshot of a lake, ocean, or pond and recreate the details in a stunning landscape quilt. Nancy and guest Natalie Sewell explain how to choose "water" fabric and cut the details of a horizon line and other scene details. [26 minutes]

  • Simply Landscape Quilts - Part 3 (#1525)

    Monet would be impressed! Use fabrics and fabric paints to create close-up woodland scenes. Nancy and guest Natalie Sewell give step-by-step instructions for designing and stitching beautiful scenes from a "bird's eye point of view" one of the simplest forms of landscape quilting. [26 minutes]

  • Made for Travel - One Part Only (#1526)

    Stitch organizers for your next day trip, cruise, or travel jaunt. Nancy and frequent Sewing With Nancy guest Mary Mulari share fast, functional, and creative organizers that are perfect for hiking, camping, day-tripping, weekend getaways, or cruising. The half-hour program is jam-packed with creative, easy to sew projects. [26 minutes]

  • Heart-Warming Quilts - Part 1 (#1601)

    Learn unique and streamlined patchwork quilting techniques featuring heart motifs. In this 3-part series, Nancy demonstrates three unique quilting techniques, each featuring a variation of a heart motif. In the first program of the series she uses strip piecing to create a log cabin quilt, replacing the traditional center block of the design with a pieced heart block. [26 minutes]

  • Heart-Warming Quilts - Part 2 (#1602)

    Use foundation piecing to make a quilt that shows you care. Continuing with unique perspectives on patchwork, Nancy uses foundation piecing to create a mended heart quilt. She begins by reviewing the basics of paper piecing, then demonstrates how to paper piece heart blocks. Finally, Nancy adds sashing and borders and completes the quilt. [26 minutes]

  • Heart-Warming Quilts - Part 3 (#1603)

    Create a beautiful watercolor floral heart quilt. In the final program of this series, Nancy demonstrates the fuse & stitch technique, using gridded, fusible interfacing to create a watercolor heart quilt. She gives specifics on how to choose fabrics, design, fuse, stitch, and then quilt with this contemporary technique. [26 minutes]

  • Viva La Vest - Part 1 (#1604)

    Achieve versatility from a basic vest pattern. Starting with one stylish vest pattern, Nancy adds flair and personalization by using different techniques, fabrics, and accents. In the first program of the three-part series, she makes a single layer vest with bound edges, and a quilted vest using a combination of fleece and batik. [26 minutes]

  • Viva La Vest - Part 2 (#1605)

    Try new vest techniques with today's fabric of choice-synthetic suede. Synthetic suede doesn't ravel, making it ideal for charming vests. After explaining how to sew this elegant, yet practical fabric, Nancy adds a beautiful cutwork design with leather punching. She also makes a faux tailored vest, bypassing time-honored tailoring to streamline the process. [26 minutes]

  • Viva La Vest - Part 3 (#1606)

    Choose two fabrics for a reversible vest; then use machine embroidery to create lace highlights. To conclude her series using one basic vest pattern, Nancy shows how easy it is to create an inside-outside reversible vest with rayon batiks. For a more delicate look, she creates lace accents with machine embroidery, adding a feminine touch to a handkerchief linen vest. [26 minutes]

  • 10-20-30 Minutes to Sew for Your Home - Part 1 (#1607)

    Use the minutes-to-sew approach to create sewing area accessories. Nancy begins this three-part series with a collection of accessories to help organize your sewing area. Made from coordinating fabrics, the collection features machine and pressing mats with creative pockets, a mug pinafore for notions, a chair caddy set, and a versatile ruler organizer. [26 minutes]

  • 10-20-20 Minutes to Sew for Your Home - Part 2 (#1608)

    Use simple techniques to create attractive table accents in no time flat. In this program, Nancy continues to demonstrate how to sew in small increments of time to create kitchen accessories. Projects include two Fold 'n Go Fabric Baskets, a Wrap 'n Go Casserole Carrier, and a table runner using a new "flat-patch" method of sewing. [26 minutes]

  • 10-20-30 Minutes to Sew for Your Home - Part 3 (#1609)

    Use the 10?20?30 Minutes to Sew approach to sew projects for your bedroom. Nancy shows how to divide sewing into manageable time increments, giving you time to create larger projects for the bedroom. Start with a simple duvet to give a comforter a fresh start, then learn to quilt as you go while showcasing your favorite fabrics in a quilt as you go reversible quilt. [26 minutes]

  • Quick Quilts Using Quick Bias - Part 1 (#1610)

    Experience a new world of creativity using fusible Quick Bias. Quilt author/designer Gretchen Hudock is Nancy's guest, as they detail the options for selecting, making, and stitching 1/4" wide fusible bias tape. In the first program of the series, they show three quick projects: Lattice Memories, Tic-Tac-Toe Twist, and Cathedral Classico. [26 minutes]

  • Quick Quilts Using Quick Bias - Part 2 (#1611)

    Combine traditional and contemporary quilting techniques for stunning results. After reviewing the basics of Quick Bias, Nancy and guest Gretchen Hudock explain how to combine traditional piecing techniques with contemporary fusible bias. They also detail the ease of using Quick Bias to create continuous curved designs and how to use a stencil as a design. [26 minutes]

  • Quick Quilts Using Quick Bias - Part 3 (#1612)

    Use fusible grid to create geometric quilts, and explore the possibilities of Quick Bias. In the series' final program, Nancy and Gretchen Hudock combine gridded fusible interfacing and Quick Bias to create two quilt designs featuring geometric parallelograms and hexagons. Finally, they give traditional Seminole piecing a new twist by adding Quick Bias accents. [26 minutes]

  • Junk-Jeanso Eazy Quilt - One Part Only (#1613)

    Create durable quilts using recycled jeans. Nancy and guest Luveta Nickels, author of the book Junk-Jeans Eazy Quilts and Wall Hangings, show how to create durable quilts from recycled jeans. They spotlight six quilts featuring Luveta's simple construction and embellishment techniques for giving new life to worn out jeans. [26 minutes]

  • Girls 'n Dolls - Part 1 (#1614)

    Sew easy matching ensembles for little girls and their dolls. Nancy presents timesaving ideas for sewing garments for little girls. She makes a jewel-neckline top, a fleece vest with collar and bound edges, and pull-on pants. Sewing specialist Dianne Giancola explains how to streamline construction to duplicate those garments for 18" dolls.~ [26 minutes]

  • Girls 'n Dolls - Part 2 (#1615)

    Adapt girls' top, vest, pants, and hat patterns; then make similar garments for dolls. Nancy offers options for simplifying construction of a knit top with ribbed neckline, a pullover fleece, a lined knit vest with shock cord casing, pull-on shorts/pants, and a floppy hat. Guest Dianne Giancola makes similar doll clothes, incorporating doll-proportioned notions. [26 minutes]

  • Girls 'n Dolls - Part 3 (#1616)

    Create delightful jumpers for little girls and their dolls. Nancy demonstrates making girls' jumpers that are as easy to sew as they are fun to wear. She personalizes jumpers by adding a simple chenille flower or a satin stitched watermelon applique. Guest Dianne Giancola presents unique closure and accessory ideas for dolls' clothes. [26 minutes]

  • Patterns with Vision - Part 1 (#1617)

    Combine design, color, and fabric to create a fashionable jacket. Nancy explains how to sew the Java Jacket designed by Diane Ericson, including the jacket's unique "turn as you go" lining technique. Ericson shows how to use the lining as part of the design with a " fudged facing," and she illustrates making a detachable designer pocket. [26 minutes]

  • Patterns with Vision - Part 2 (#1618)

    View a pattern as a creative experience, rather than merely as a process. Host Nancy Zieman and pattern designer Diane Ericson make the Peony Top, a garment with design lines that include curves and shapes that unfold and layer. Ericson show how to redesign the collar, incorporate "stitch and flip" accents, and combine a variety of fabrics. [26 minutes]

  • Patterns with Vision - Part 3 (#1619)

    Break out of the one-fabric-per-pattern mold. Learn to combine fabrics to make Diane Ericson's Dragonfly Vest/Top. Host Nancy Zieman demonstrates an easy technique for assembling the top and adding patchwork front button insets, while Ericson details how to combine fabrics and enhance them with stencil painting. [26 minutes]

  • Sewing with Nancy's Favorite Hints (#1620)

    Nancy shares her favorite hints submitted by Sewing With Nancy viewers. To commemorate the 20th anniversary of Sewing With Nancy, Nancy presents time and energy-saving tips that she learned from her viewers. She gives ideas for simplifying basic sewing techniques, organizing the sewing room, using and adapting sewing notions, adding attractive embellishments, and achieving professional results when quilting. [26 minutes]

  • Creative Embroidery Connection - Part 1 (#1621)

    Duplicate the look of intricate patchwork with machine embroidery. Machine embroidery specialist Eileen Roche is Nancy's guest. After Nancy reviews the basic setup for machine embroidery, Eileen shares insights into how she prepares and incorporates embroidered quilt designs in several totes, a decorative storage box, and a sweatshirt. [26 minutes]

  • Creative Embroidery Connection - Part 2 (#1622)

    Add embroidery to a variety of fabrics, from sheer to heavyweight. Fabric need not be a limiting factor with machine embroidery. Nancy shows how to embroider on fabrics such as tulle, organdy, and sweatshirt fleece. She details how to make embroidered lace, as well as how to combine designs, and mirror image and rotate designs. [26 minutes]

  • Creative Embroidery Connection - Part 3 (#1623)

    Combine embroidered motifs to make or enhance a landscape scene. Landscape quilting expert Natalie Sewell is Nancy's guest. She uses computerized embroidery to create and accent a landscape scene. She prepares a sketchy thread background, plus blends embroidery with applique, fabric painting, free motion stitching, and machine quilting. [26 minutes]

  • Star-Spangled Patchwork - Part 1 (#1624)

    Experiment with frayed edge quilting. Fabric raw edges don't always have to be finished to prevent raveling. In the first part of this three-part series, Nancy takes advantage of flannel's natural tendency to ravel, making a reversible lap size quilt with a patriotic theme. The technique is easy, and the results, unique. [26 minutes]

  • Star-Spangled Patchwork - Part 2 (#1625)

    Paper piece a decorative accent featuring a star theme. In the second part of this three-part series, Nancy demonstrates paper piecing techniques, using flannel fabrics and a star motif to create a four-segment block which can form the basis for a homespun addition to your decorating scheme. [26 minutes]

  • Star-Spangled Patchwork - Part 3 (#1626)

    Create a patriotic quillow showcasing appliqued stars. Stars appliqued onto the front of a flannel quillow are spotlighted in the third program of this three-part series. Nancy demonstrates applique techniques, then gives each star a unique personality by adding accents including blanket stitching and buttons. [26 minutes]

  • Sew Gifts with Love - Part 1 (#1701)

    Sew or serge cozy throws for family and friends, using easy to sew high loft fleece. Nancy creates comfy throws using three seaming options: "kissed" sewing machine seams, serged flatlocked seams, and serged overlock seams. She shows how to personalize a coordinating pillow with embroidery, plus how to use the same quilt design to make baby and frayed-edge quilts. [26 minutes]

  • Sew Gifts with Love - Part 2 (#1702)

    Create exquisite punched suede accessories ideal for gifts or home accessories. Nancy illustrates how to combine simple designs, synthetic suede, and leather punch tools to make a picture frame and suede pillows with filigree-type designs. She hand embroiders similar designs on a felt picture frame, and she showcases machine embroidery on a Peaceful Snowfall Serving Tray. [26 minutes]

  • Sew Gifts with Love - Part 3 (#1703)

    Enhance towels, a Fold 'n Go Tray, and cosmetic bags with Seminole patchwork. Nancy demonstrates how to make bands of Seminole patchwork as well as chevroned Seminole patchwork. Then she applies that patchwork to hand-crafted cosmetic bags, trays, and towels. These easy to sew gifts are as much fun to create as they are to receive. [26 minutes]

  • Serge Ahead - Part 1 (#1704)

    Learn the basics of 3/4 thread serging. This primer in serger use starts with the basics of threading and overlock seaming, then moves on to using the differential feed and turning corners. Nancy details how to use a serger ruffler foot, as well as how to use decorative threads to add wide and narrow three-thread serged accents. [26 minutes]

  • Serge Ahead - Part 2 (#1705)

    Master a perfect serged rolled edge and flatlock. Nancy demonstrates how to serge a conventional rolled edge, plus how to serge over fishing line or wire to make a supported rolled edge. She also shows how to flatlock, explaining how to achieve both ladder and loop stitches. She also illustrates how to flatlock a blind hem. [26 minutes]

  • Serge Ahead - Part 3 (#1706)

    Use serged cover and chain stitches to create decorative, as well as functional, accents. After explaining the basics of serging a cover stitch, Nancy outlines how to simultaneously hem and topstitch with that stitch. She also shows how to use a decorative chain stitch on a scarf and how to use both cover and chain stitches to simulate shadow work on see-through fabric. [26 minutes]

  • Crazy Quilting with Attitude - Part 1 (#1707)

    Transform the time-honored art of crazy quilting into twenty-first century fun. Author Barbara Randle joins Nancy in explaining how to choose fabrics and color combinations for crazy quilting. They show how to use the flip-and-sew technique to do traditional, chevron, and on-the-slant crazy quilting. They also detail making Create-a-Strip prairie points. [26 minutes]

  • Crazy Quilting with Attitude - Part 2 (#1708)

    Add interest to a crazy-quilted square by showcasing thread, yarn, and decorative stitches. Nancy's guest, Barbara Randle, maintains " More is better" when it comes to embellishing crazy quilting. She and Nancy illustrate how to enhance crazy quilting with bobbin work, " driving," braid with tassels, buttons, and "little person" appliques. [26 minutes]

  • Crazy Quilting with Attitude - Part 3 (#1709)

    Transform crazy-quilted sections into one-of-a-kind projects. Nancy and guest Barbara Randle share four projects using crazy quilted panels. They show how to make a pillow, a neck roll pillow, a "Little Purse," and a Night Bloomer Evening Bag. They also present a gallery of original designs spotlighting crazy quilting. [26 minutes]

  • Sew Gifts with Love Encore (#1710)

    Transfer treasured images to fabric; then create unique gifts sewn with love. Photo transfer techniques are the focus of this program, as Nancy demonstrates how to transfer photos, children's artwork, botanicals, and mementos to fabric, then uses that fabric to make wall hangings, pillowcases, table runners, and a stand-up quilt. [26 minutes]

  • Designed for Creativity - Part 1 (#1711)

    Sew a classic jacket; then add creative facing treatments. Nancy focuses on constructing a basic jacket using streamlined techniques including an exposed separating zipper, a simple collar and facings, and "shirt-style" sleeves. Then she sews a jacket variation, bringing facings to the outside and adding a decorative serged edge. [26 minutes]

  • Designed for Creativity - Part 2 (#1712)

    Transform a basic jacket pattern into a designer original with color-splicing and suede punching. By changing a few seams and combining fabrics, Nancy gives a basic jacket style and vitality. She color-splices the jacket, adds decorative stitching to some sections, and features a tunnel collar and bound edges. Another jacket variation showcases synthetic suede with creative suede punching. [26 minutes]

  • Designed for Creativity - Part 3 (#1713)

    Add a detachable collar, edge finishes, or embroidery to give a jacket or vest a totally different look. Adding a detachable velveteen or faux fur collar gives versatility to Nancy's jacket. Next, she discusses a variety of edge finishes which add interest to outer facings. Finally, she adapts the pattern to make a vest, positioning a simple embroidered design on the vest front. [26 minutes]

  • Knits-Easy Fit, Easy Sew - Part 1 (#1714)

    Choose appropriate patterns for knits; then fit them with simple pivot and slide alterations. Nancy explains how quick and easy it is to work with knit fabrics. She explains the characteristics of various knits and when to use each. She shows how to determine pattern size using front width measurement, then illustrates how to alter bust, hip, and sleeves using pivot and slide techniques. [26 minutes]

  • Knits-Easy Fit, Easy Sew - Part 2 (#1715)

    Stitch knit tops and dresses using easy timesaving techniques. From simple cutting to streamlined construction, sewing knits is a real pleasure. Nancy demonstrates pattern layout, cutting, and interfacing, then offers seaming options, facing applications, and sleeve insertion techniques for both shirt- and cap-style sleeves. She also offers tips for adding elastic casings. [26 minutes]

  • Knits-Easy Fit, Easy Sew - Part 3 (#1716)

    Fit knit pants using quick pivot and slide alterations; then stitch and enjoy great fitting pants. Nancy details how to select the correct pattern size for knit pants, then explains how to use four basic measurements to custom-fit the pants. She demonstrates how to alter the hips, waist, length, and crotch length, then offers a sewing sequence and hemming options for knit pants. [26 minutes]

  • Scrap-Happy Patchwork - Part 1 (#1717)

    Rescue fabrics from your fabric stash and make a Treasure Chest Scrap Quilt. Start with an inspirational print, then add coordinating remnants to make a colorful scrap quilt. Nancy illustrates how to combine folded rectangles, prairie points, trapezoids, folded right triangles, triangle variations, uneven rectangles, and bridging strips; as well as how to layer and bind the quilt. [26 minutes]

  • Scrap-Happy Patchwork - Part 2 (#1718)

    Use purchased fat quarters to complement a fabric stash and make a Sun-kissed Scrap Quilt. An extensive fabric stash isn't essential for making scrap quilts. Nancy supplements remnants with purchased fat quarters in making a colorful scrap quilt. She adds right triangle corners, then enhances the quilt with machine embroidery and uses remaining scraps to make a coordinating pillow. [26 minutes]

  • Scrap-Happy Patchwork - Part 3 (#1719)

    Untangle the mysteries of your fabric stash to create the Ultimate Scrap-happy Quilt. Nancy shows how to combine strips of various widths to make quilt stratas, then uses sections of those stratas to make scrap-happy nine patch, uneven nine-patch, four-patch, uneven rail fence, and odds and ends block variations. She adds sashing strips and borders to make a distinctive quilt. [26 minutes]

  • Simply Napkins (#1720)

    Create interesting cloth napkins to add pizzazz to any table setting. Author Mary Mulari joins Nancy in presenting over a dozen unique napkin ideas. See how to make fast framed napkins, napkins with buttonhole or snowball corners, four-way diagonal napkins, bias taped borders, as well as serged and machine embroidered napkins and aprons made from napkins. [26 minutes]

  • Landscape Quilts for Kids - Part 1 (#1721)

    Create delightful quilts featuring whimsical, yet personalized, landscapes for kids. Adapt landscape quilting techniques to design fantasy-filled landscapes for kids. Nancy and landscape quilter Natalie Sewell show how to select fabrics, cut design components, and assemble and personalize a landscape quilt scene showcasing zoo animals. [26 minutes]

  • Landscape Quilts for Kids - Part 2 (#1722)

    Design landscape quilts featuring animals, ideal for kids of all ages. Landscape quilts created with only two or three fabrics, plus some lovable printed fabric critters, are the focus of this program. Nancy and guest Natalie Sewell make a Panda Bear Picnic quilt, a Winter Horse scene, and a Horses in the Pasture quilt sure to delight young people-and adults. [26 minutes]

  • Landscape Quilts for Kids - Part 3 (#1723)

    Personalize landscape quilts for those special children in your life. Even beginners can easily design and sew kids' landscape quilts. Natalie Sewell joins Nancy in showing how to use Photo Transfer techniques to design quilt characters that resemble their namesakes, then depicts those children in individualized scenes featuring favorite seasonal activities. [26 minutes]

  • Sew Festive for the Holidays - Part 1 (#1724)

    Celebrate a variety of holidays with a Festive Tree wall hanging or table runner. Project designer Donna Fenske joins Nancy in making a wall hanging with an appliqued Christmas tree motif. They also show how to adapt the tree design to feature fusible bias tape, and they present a pillow wrap showcasing a variation of the design. [26 minutes]

  • Sew Festive for the Holidays - Part 2 (#1725)

    Make serged or sewn table runners or placemats showcasing simple strip pieced rectangles. Nancy features serged projects suited for a variety of holidays. She and designer Kate Bashynski discuss thread and fabric selection, then use serged flatlock, overlock, and wave stitches to complete the project. They also offer an option featuring conventional sewing machine seaming. [26 minutes]

  • Sew Festive for the Holidays - Part 3 (#1726)

    Decorate your home for holidays throughout the year using a table topper with a star design. A table topper with a star motif is the focus of the final program in this three-part series. Nancy and author/quilter Gretchen Hudock show how to effectively use rotary cutting tools to cut shapes for the project, and also offer binding tips. They show variations suited for Fourth of July and Christmas. [26 minutes]

  • Embellishment 101 - Blank to Beautiful, Part One (#1801)

    Creatively embellish purchased shirts and jeans with stitching and trims. Host Nancy Zieman offers ideas for adding creative touches to readymades, called "blanks". She adds framed stitches, confetti applique, and embroidery to detachable collars, plus gives new life to purchased jeans with embroidery, trims, and rhinestones. [26 minutes]

  • Embellishment 101 - Blank to Beautiful, Part Two (#1802)

    Add unique accents to readymade baby blankets and purchased hats and scarves. Purchased blank baby blankets become sleepytime treasures as Nancy Zieman adds machine appliqued or embroidered fleece appliques. She accents purchased hats and scarves with an embellisher machine and machine stitched fleece yarns. [26 minutes]

  • Embellishment 101 - Blank to Beautiful, Part Three (#1803)

    Transform "blanks" to beautiful by adding chenille trim, stitching, and stenciling. Host Nancy Zieman uses fabric bias strips to make chenille trim and transforms a blank shirt into a fashionable wardrobe component. She adds bartacked flowers and optimized stitches to readymades, then enhances a tote with stenciling and stitching. [26 minutes]

  • Fold & Finish Reversible Quilts, Part One (#1804)

    Cut, stack, and stitch a reversible quilt showcasing the Gentle Pines pattern. Pattern designer Betty Cotton joins host Nancy Zieman in featuring Betty's Gentle Pines quilt pattern. They explain how to select and cut fabrics; stack, channel stitch, and join strips; and finish seams to make this reversible quilt. [26 minutes]

  • Fold & Finish Reversible Quilts, Part Two (#1805)

    Use dimensional seaming to stitch the Camp Wilderness reversible quilt. Host Nancy Zieman and pattern designer Betty Cotton demonstrate making Betty's Camp Wilderness pattern. They illustrate making a reversible quilt in which quilting is one of the first steps, with dimensional seam allowances finished on the outside. [26 minutes]

  • Fold & Finish Reversible Quilts, Part Three (#1806)

    Transform fabric fat quarters into the Pine Tree Plaid reversible quilt. Fat quarters of fabric create a plaid-like pattern in the Pine Tree Plaid reversible quilt showcased on this program. Pattern designer Betty Cotton joins host Nancy Zieman in showing how to combine one-way and highway seams to make this totally reversible quilt. [26 minutes]

  • Sewing Fitness (#1807)

    Learn exercises and techniques that foster good health as you sew or quilt. Practice sewing and quilting techniques that promote good health as certified trainer Mary Deeb joins host Nancy Zieman. They demonstrate proper positioning plus breathing, stretching and resistance exercises that increase flexibility and reduce stress. [26 minutes]

  • Quilted Closet Jackets, Part One (#1808)

    Combine quilting and sewing to create a Santa Fe jacket. Quilted jackets that are as enjoyable to wear as they are to create are the focus of this program, hosted by Nancy Zieman with guest pattern designer Elaine Waldschmitt. They explain how to piece the patchwork and construct Elaine's Santa Fe jacket. [26 minutes]

  • Quilted Closet Jackets, Part Two (#1809)

    Complement your fabric stash with buttons and sew a Button-Up jacket. Host Nancy Zieman and quilter/pattern designer Elaine Waldschmitt show how to combine a fabric stash and a button stash with patchwork, quilting, and sewing techniques to make Elaine's Button-Up jacket. [26 minutes]

  • Quilted Closet Jackets, Part Three (#1810)

    Blend brilliant colors and geometric shapes to make a Tropical Twilight Jacket. Combine fun geometric shapes and bright colors to make the Tropical Twilight Jacket designed by Elaine Waldschmitt. She and host Nancy Zieman piece fabric strips, then cut the strips into quarter triangles to create the jacket's three unique quilt blocks. [26 minutes]

  • Very East Vintage Quilts, Part One (#1811)

    Duplicate the look of antique quilts with easy timesaving techniques. Vintage fabrics plus high-tech notions and machines make it easy to create the look of antique quilts. Guest quilt historian Carol Butzke details the history of 16-patch and Irish Chain quilts; then host Nancy Zieman shows contemporary methods for making projects with similar designs. [26 minutes]

  • Very East Vintage Quilts, Part Two (#1812)

    Use timesaving techniques to create vintage quilt designs based on geometric designs. After quilt historian Carol Butzke details the history of Square within a Square and Saw Tooth quilt designs, host Nancy Zieman demonstrates updated, simplified methods for constructing similar designs. [26 minutes]

  • Very East Vintage Quilts, Part Three (#1813)

    Reproduce the dramatic Orange Peel quilt design without piecing a single curved seam. Host Nancy Zieman demonstrates timesaving techniques for stitching the traditional two-color Orange Peel design, as well as a modified version using an envelope technique. Quilt historian Carol Butzke traces the history of the Orange Peel and Cottage Tulips designs. [26 minutes]

  • More Polar Magic (#1814)

    Take sewing high loft fleece to a new level by adding dimensional accents. Nancy Cornwell joins host Nancy Zieman in sharing ideas for sewing high-loft fleece. Nancy Cornwell demonstrates how to stitch and cut two-layer chenille fleece, while Nancy Zieman shows how to make polar ribbing. They also offer tips for making a chenille vest, eliminating side seams and finishing cut edges with fat piping. [26 minutes]

  • More Polar Magic (#1815)

    Learn easy options for adding no-ravel appliques and edge finishes to fleece projects. Nancy Cornwell illustrates blunt-edge applique, while host Nancy Zieman shows a comparable applique technique using an embroidery machine. They also explain how to do reverse applique, show how to finish blanket edges with a lacing technique, and present a showcase of fleece projects. [26 minutes]

  • More Polar Magic (#1816)

    Explore additional ways of speed finishing blanket edges and making reversible fleece garments. Learn how easy it is to finish blanket or scarf edges with Nancy Cornwell's quick double fringe or "bunny ear" fringe. Then watch host Nancy Zieman detail how to make reversible fleece garments, adding decorative snaps as closures. [26 minutes]

  • Quilted Photography (#1817)

    Use 24 fabrics and a gridded system to interpret photographs in fabric. Guest Tammie Bowser joins host Nancy Zieman and explains how to select an appropriate photograph for making a mosaic quilt simulating a photograph. They show how to choose and arrange 24 fabrics according to light, medium, and dark values as the basis for making the quilt. [26 minutes]

  • Quilted Photography (#1818)

    Transform a favorite photograph into a family heirloom. Nancy Zieman and guest Tammie Bowser begin by detailing options for converting a photo into a computer file, then show how to use computer software to transform that file into a tiled full size gridded quilt pattern. Nancy demonstrates how to cut and organize the quilt fabrics. [26 minutes]

  • Quilted Photography - Part Three (#1819)

    Convert a gridded paper pattern into a quilted fabric masterpiece. Working with a gridded pattern created from a photo, Nancy Zieman and guest Tammie Bowser show how to place strips, squares, and triangular fabric sections to create a mosaic that mimics a photograph. Nancy details finishing the quilt with free motion stippling or echo stitching. [26 minutes]

  • Embroidery Applique (#1820)

    Add easy applique accents using an embroidery machine. Author/designer Mary Mulari joins Nancy Zieman in creating "automatic appliques," using an embroidery machine to simplify the process and add thread highlights. Variations include stitch and trim applique, as well as reverse, dimensional, liberated, and allover stitch applique. [26 minutes]

  • Serge & Sew for Babies (#1821)

    Create attractive gowns and tops for babies using a sewing machine and a serger. Stitching layette garments using a sewing machine and a serger in tandem is host Nancy Zieman's focus. She shows how to set up the serger, then outlines a sequence for serging and sewing a top or gown. She also adds serged facings and cover stitch topstitching as decorative accents. [26 minutes]

  • Serge & Sew for Babies (#1822)

    Sew and serge for the little ones in your life. Host Nancy Zieman demonstrates easy gathering techniques using both a serger and sewing machine, then shows how to make ruffles with serged rolled edges and lettuce edges. She also makes receiving blankets, finishing edges with serged wavy edges and stitched and scalloped edges. [26 minutes]

  • Serge & Sew for Babies (#1823)

    Make an heirloom heart garland and a baby bonnet to showcase serger stitches. Serged pintucks, diamond tucks, serger twists, flatlocking, and a serged cover stitch add decorative accents to a heart garland. Host Nancy Zieman also makes a tailored version of an heirloom baby bonnet and shirt featuring cover stitching. [26 minutes]

  • Makeover Magic (#1824)

    Transform garments from ordinary to extraordinary by adding embroidery and trims. Embroidery expert Eileen Roche is Nancy Zieman'sguest, as they show how to totally change the look of a simple, yet elegant silk jacket by adding embroideries and detachable fringe. They give machine setup tips, plus show how to use sizing and editing software and autodigitizing software. [26 minutes]

  • Makeover Magic (#1825)

    Use ready-mades as the perfect palettes for magical sewing and embroidering makeovers. Host Nancy Zieman and guest Eileen Roche use embroidery to enhance a shirt and basic black pants. They explain how to select, combine, and modify designs; choose thread colors; and hoop and embroider the designs. Nancy also shows simple construction changes that give a new look. [26 minutes]

  • Makeover Magic (#1826)

    Add embroidery to unique fabrics, including silks, sheers, knits, and suede. "If you can stitch on a fabric, you can embroider it," host Nancy Zieman and guest Eileen Roche contend. They add embroidery to a silk shawl, an organza scarf, a sweater, and a suede vest. They give positioning tips, plus show how to use software to modify designs and reduce stitch density. [26 minutes]

  • Simple Swing Jackets, Part 1 (#1901)

    Use two fabrics and a streamlined pattern to sew reversible jackets that have style and flair. Nancy Zieman uses two coordinating fabrics and a jacket pattern having only three or four main pattern pieces to make versatile casual jackets. She demonstrates simplified construction techniques in making a reversible print jacket with a collar. Then she shows how to add interest to a collarless reversible jacket by making and adding piping. [26 minutes]

  • Simple Swing Jackets, Part 2 (#1902)

    Combine serger construction and interesting fabrics to make single layer jackets. Using the same pattern as in the previous program, Nancy Zieman creates two serged jackets with totally different looks. She chooses a midweight woolen fabric to make a single layer jacket accented with serged stitching. Then she selects a sheer fabric and uses a serged rolled hem to construct and finish a jacket that has a collar. [26 minutes]

  • Simple Swing Jackets, Part 3 (#1903)

    Give a basic jacket personality and vitality with unique sewing techniques and accents. Small amounts of embellishment can give a jacket a new look. Nancy Zieman adds couched thread accents to the collar of one jacket, then finishes jacket and collar edges of another jacket with fringe. She simulates color blocking, using both sides of a reversible fabric on a third jacket and adds elegant embroidery to a boiled wool jacket. [26 minutes]

  • Quilting - It's All in the Cards, Part 1 (#1904)

    Use fat quarter cuts of fabric to learn how to select and coordinate quilt fabric colorations. Nancy Zieman and quilting author/color expert Terry Atkinson use fat quarter playing cards to illustrate color selection principles for choosing quilt fabrics. They use Terry's Four Seasons, Go Fish, and King's Corner quilts, based on popular card games, as examples, and Nancy explains how to construct the King's Corner Quilt and the Go Fish Quilt. [26 minutes]

  • Quilting - It's All in the Cards, Part 2 (#1905)

    Practice combining quilt prints by using fabric fat quarters. Guest Terry Atkinson and Nancy Zieman play a few hands of fat quarter poker to develop winning strategies for combining five prints of various sizes, values, and colors. They demonstrate timesaving techniques for making a High Five Quilt and a Royal Pairs Quilt, each patterned after a card game. [26 minutes]

  • Quilting - It's All in the Cards, Part 3 (#1906)

    Use a simple three step process to choose coordinating quilt fabrics to complement a print. Using folded fat quarter fabric cuts, Nancy Zieman and guest Terry Atkinson practice selecting quilt fabrics by considering three factors: print size, print variety, and value. They illustrate those principles, then give step by step details for making card game-based Texas Hold Tem and Four Seasons Quilts. [26 minutes]

  • Sew Chic Chenille, Part 1 (#1907)

    Make textured chenille; then add it to fashionable garments, accessories, and home accents. Chenille is no longer restricted to the bedroom. Nancy Zieman explains the simple process of layering, stitching, cutting, and laundering fabrics to create chenille. After showing how to make chenille scarves, she explains how to incorporate chenille into a favorite garment pattern. She also details how to make an ultra-soft chenille baby blanket. [26 minutes]

  • Sew Chic Chenille, Part 2 (#1908)

    Learn simple techniques for adding chenille accents to chic accessories. Nancy Zieman uses chenille to accent accessories rivaling those found in exclusive boutiques. She adds Stacked Chenille to a clutch bag, then incorporates chenille morsels on a cosmetic bag. She makes a chenille Peek-A-Boo Scarf using a stabilizer base, and adds fringed binding to jacket edges. [26 minutes]

  • Sweatshirt Makeovers, Part 1 (#1909)

    Convert ordinary pullover sweatshirts into fashionable cardigans. After demonstrating how to turn a pullover sweatshirt into a classic cardigan, Nancy Zieman and guest Mary Mulari construct three variations. They add twisted button loops to a front closure. They adapt a quilting technique to make center front prairie points. Finally, they use hemline ribbing to convert a sweatshirt into a vest. [26 minutes]

  • Sweatshirt Makeovers, Part 2 (#1910)

    Add style, comfort, and fashion to a sweatshirt by modifying the neckline and hemline. Host Nancy Zieman and guest Mary Mulari begin by adapting a sweatshirt neckline to include a classic placket opening. Next, they enhance the neckline with a zippered collar, and they include a handy zippered sleeve pocket using a simplified technique. They also add a buttoned-up side accent and neckline crossover ribbing to another sweatshirt. [26 minutes]

  • Sweatshirt Makeovers, Part 3 (#1911)

    Change the style of a sweatshirt with facings and appliques. Nancy Zieman and guest Mary Mulari show how to remove neckline ribbing and make facing patterns, then add pleated inserts, vented or notched facings, and appliques to sweatshirts. They conclude by converting a sweatshirt into a vest, using a zippered placket at the neckline and double facings to finish and trim the armholes. [26 minutes]

  • Fantastic Fabric Bowls, Part 1 (#1912)

    Use fabric to make bowls that serve as attractive home decor accents. Designer/sewing expert Kate Bashynski is Nancy Zieman's guest. She starts by making a basic fabric bowl by fusing two fabrics to interfacing, then shapes the bowl with darts and accents it with machine stitching. After making a confetti bowl, she and Nancy modify the shape of several bowls, making flat-topped, octagon base, chevroned, and 8-pointed versions. [26 minutes]

  • Fantastic Fabric Bowls, Part 2 (#1913)

    Take fabric bowl making to the next level with changes in shaping and fabrication. After reviewing basic bowl construction, Nancy Zieman and guest Kate Bashynski move on to more challenging variations. They make a bowl with a scalloped edge and a center medallion, a stand-tall bowl, a round bowl, a pagoda bowl, and a fluted bowl. For added interest, they also accent several of the bowls with machine stitching, fringe, and buttons. [26 minutes]

  • Sew with Confidence, Part 1 (#1914)

    Learn updated techniques for basic sewing techniques. Host Nancy Zieman shows how to attain a professional look when you sew as she showcases timesaving techniques for basic sewing skills. She illustrates how to sew smooth, super-straight darts; shows how to gather fabric by zigzagging over double strands of thread; explains how to complete carefree facings; and demonstrates how to add a comfortable, easy elastic waistband. [26 minutes]

  • Sew with Confidence, Part 2 (#1915)

    Gain confidence in shaping pockets, sewing collars, and inserting sleeves. After showing how to easily shape pockets with round or square corners and attach them to a project, Nancy Zieman demonstrates how to achieve crisp professional looking collars using her "wrapped corner" technique. She also explains how to ease in fullness on a set-in sleeve and how to insert the sleeve into a garment. [26 minutes]

  • Sew with Confidence, Part 3 (#1916)

    Master zipper insertion and learn a new approach to adding a sewn-on waistband. Nancy Zieman shows a simplified way to use tape to achieve professional results when inserting a centered zipper. Next, she explains how to eliminate bulk and add a streamlined look to sew-on waistbands. She concludes by offering confidence-building instructions for inserting an invisible zipper that ends up truly invisible. [26 minutes]

  • Sew Clever Bags, Part 1 (#1917)

    Create quick, trendy handbags in an evening or two of sewing time. A basic handbag pattern is the starting point for creating three attractive, easy-to-sew handbags. Nancy Zieman starts with a Windowpane Patchwork Bag, using favorite fabrics and nonraveling accent strips. Next, she uses a serger to simulate a plaid on a handbag. She concludes with a "Cut, Stack, & Sew" handbag, incorporating appliques and satin stitching. [26 minutes]

  • Sew Clever Bags, Part 2 (#1918)

    Use a basic handbag pattern to make three bags, each showcasing a different technique. Handbags don't need to be dull or drab. Nancy Zieman makes a felted wool bag accented with Bohemian-style floral appliqu#s. The bobbin thread creates the design for a second bag featuring Bobbin Work. A third bag includes a dramatic geometric design created with fusible bias. [26 minutes]

  • Sew Clever Bags, Part 3 (#1919)

    Showcase expressive embellishment on three versions of a basic handbag. Fabric squares folded to imitate patchwork are featured on the first of Nancy Zieman's three handbag variations. She adds a flap and a "Tuck & Trim" closure to a bag accented with couched threads. Computerized embroidery stitched with a streamlined hooping technique and accented with fusible pearls stars on a third quilted handbag. [26 minutes]

  • Newfangled Reversible Aprons (#1920)

    Make attractive, functional reversible aprons that are as easy to sew as they are fun to wear. Aprons are making a comeback! Mary Mulari is Nancy Zieman's guest, as they showcase streamlined ways of creating Mary's innovative reversible apron designs. They make adult, child, doll, and bottle size variations of a Hometown Cafe Apron using fabric fat quarters. They also make a TV Housewives half apron and a Blue Ribbon Apron which includes a bib and ties. [26 minutes]

  • Machine Embroidery with Confidence, Part 1 (#1921)

    Begin with the basics as you learn to machine embroider. Host Nancy Zieman walks you step-by-step through the basics of machine embroidery, outlining how to select a machine, use built-in embroidery designs, purchase notions such as thread and needles, choose and use stabilizer, hoop various types of stabilizers, prepare templates, and position the embroidery. [26 minutes]

  • Machine Embroidery with Confidence, Part 2 (#1922)

    Explore embroidery design options as well as tips for embroidering on various fabrics. Take a step beyond the basics and review various sources of embroidery designs including memory cards, floppy disks, or CDs. Nancy Zieman shows how to download designs from the Internet. She also discusses specialty hooping techniques for embroidering on collars, pockets, and knit fabrics, and she explains how to stitch more extensive designs using multiple hoopings. [26 minutes]

  • Creative Kindness Encore (#1923)

    Volunteer your sewing skills to bring joy and hope into the lives of those in need. Gail Brown joins host Nancy Zieman in showing examples of how volunteers help worthy charities and explaining how viewers can help. They feature groups that make items for infants and preemies, dresses for underprivileged children, pillowcases for critically ill children, hats for chemotherapy patients, clothing for disabled service personnel, and diapers for needy Hondurans. [26 minutes]

  • Cotton Theory Quilting, Part 1 (#1924)

    Cut, stack, and stitch using fold and finish quilting techniques to make home decor accents. Betty Cotton, known for her unique reversible quilting technique, is Nancy Zieman's guest. They begin by teaching the basics of The Cotton Theory: quilt first, then assemble the project using the fold and finish process. They demonstrate highway and one-way seams while creating a reversible table topper, placemats, and trivets. [26 minutes]

  • Cotton Theory Quilting, Part 2 (#1925)

    Add interest to the center of fold and finish reversible quilt blocks. Again using the "quilt first, assemble second" process, Nancy Zieman and guest Betty Cotton add a new element to The Cotton Theory quilting by showing clever ways to add interest to the center of quilt blocks. Cotton illustrates using applique, outline quilting, quilted embroidery, and bobbin work to quilt the fabric layers. They make a reversible tote incorporating these methods. [26 minutes]

  • Cotton Theory Quilting, Part 3 (#1926)

    Make a floor quilt using reversible fold and finish quilt techniques. Nancy Zieman and guest Betty Cotton detail how to make an attractive, yet functional floor quilt. Cotton's signature reversible quilting techniques are perfect for this project. Nancy and Betty finish the project by demonstrating Cotton's reversible quilt binding technique. [26 minutes]

  • Serge with Confidence, Part 1 (#2001)

    Master basic three and four thread serged overlock stitches, plus a serged rolled edge. [26 minutes]

  • Serge with Confidence, Part 2 (#2002)

    Use versatile flatlock, cover and chain stitches to add interest and creativity to serged projects. [26 minutes]

  • Serge with Confidence, Part 3 (#2003)

    Use serger accessory feet and attachments to give your serging great pizzazz. [26 minutes]

  • The Quilter's Edge, Part 1 (#2004)

    Express your creativity by the way in which you arrange and join quilt blocks. Author Darlene Zimmerman is Nancy's guest as they discuss and illustrate examples of block setting options including block-to-block, block-to-block with sashing and cornerstones, uneven quilt blocks, one-strip sashing, alternate blocks, connector blocks, and setting blocks on point. [26 minutes]

  • The Quilter's Edge, Part 2 (#2005)

    Use borders to frame quilts and give them an artistic edge. Learn interesting border alternatives. [26 minutes]

  • The Quilter's Edge, Part 3 (#2006)

    Learn how to carry the theme of a quilt design to the shape of the border and the binding. [26 minutes]

  • Easy Ribbon Accents, Part 1 (#2007)

    Add easy accents to garments, accessories, and home decor using 1" ribbon. Nancy creates single rosettes, single rosettes with double petals, double rosettes, and easy leaves from 1" ribbon. She shows how to "arrange" and stitch the floral motifs to a crinoline base, then demonstrates options for making petal flowers, gathered leaves, pansies, and tea roses. [26 minutes]

  • Easy Ribbon Accents, Part 2 (#2008)

    Create chain, fern, and lazy daisy stitches, as well as French knots, using 1/4" silk ribbons. [26 minutes]

  • Easy Ribbon Accents, Part 3 (#2009)

    Take silk ribbon embroidery to the next level with hand or machine stitched roses, irises & lilacs. [26 minutes]

  • Easy Silhouette Wardrobe, Part 1 (#2010)

    Learn ideas for serging, sewing, and embellishing unique single and double layer vests. [26 minutes]

  • Easy Silhouette Wardrobe (Part 2 of 2) (#2011)

    Make a wool, single-layer serged jacket with decorative stitching and bind jacket edges with ribbons. [26 minutes]

  • Savvy Stencil Appliques (Part 1 of 2) (#2012)

    Learn to design, position and fuse appliques created with stencils for home decorating accessories. [26 minutes]

  • Savvy Stencil Appliques (Part 2 of 2) (#2013)

    Add interest and dimension to appliques designed from quilting stencils. Nancy and guest Gretchen Hudock show how to adapt a stencil design to accommodate any size border. They illustrate how to use portions of a stencil to obtain multiple design options, and they demonstrate innovative "window" appliques and dimensional accents. [26 minutes]

  • Fancy Footworks (Part 1 of 2) (#2014)

    Explore new possibilities for using four sewing machine presser feet. Nancy shows how to use the Open Toe Foot to appliqué trim, the Fringe Foot to make trim and sew on buttons, the Multicord Foot to couch threads and gather, and the Edge Joining Foot to join trims and stitch in the ditch. [26 minutes]

  • Fancy Footworks (Part 2 of 2) (#2015)

    Nancy showcases four more sewing machine presser feet. She uses the cording and piping foot to create and insert piping, the edgestitching foot to make pleats and diamond tucks, the pintuck foot to make traditional and corded pintucks, and the overcast-guide foot to overcast and seam knits. [26 minutes]

  • Fancy Footworks (Part 3 of 3) (#2016)

    Use the Little Foot/Patchwork Foot for precise seaming and channel stitching, the Curve Master Foot to simplify joining curved quilting seams, and the Big Foot to do echo quilting and free motion quilting and stippling. Nancy also demonstrates making and attaching ruffles using the Ruffler Foot. [26 minutes]

  • First Rate Sweatshirts (Part 1 of 3) (#2017)

    Mary Mulari is Nancy's guest as they demonstrate ways to modify a sweatshirt to give it a new look. Add homespun chenille accents to a Bias-patch Cardigan, use precut chenille trim to finish edges of a Stitch & Wash Cardigan and vest, and add zippers, snap tape, and decorative trim to sweatshirts. [26 minutes]

  • First Rate Sweatshirts, Part 2 (#2018)

    Simple creative accents give sweatshirts interest and pizzazz. Fabric fat quarters turn a sweatshirt into a trendy cardigan, fabric scraps add interest to an "Edgy Patchwork sweatshirt, and buttons and decorative stitches convert a sweatshirt into an attractive tunic as Nancy and guest Mary Mulari present innovative ideas for giving sweatshirts style and vitality. [26 minutes]

  • First Rate Sweatshirts (Part 3 of 3) (#2019)

    Simple changes personalize sweatshirts and make them anything but ordinary. Sweatshirt aficionado Mary Mulari and Nancy Zieman add machine embroidered accents to closures on a Triple Loop Cardigan and embroidered appliques to the fold of an Inside Out Blues sweatshirt. Wider notched ribbing and reverse applique trim a third shirt and double ribbing, a fourth. [26 minutes]

  • Designer Techniques Using Your Sewing Machine (#2020)

    Think outside the box and use designer techniques to create spectacular pillows. Author/designer Christopher Nejman combines elegant fabrics and dynamic embellishments to take color and texture to a new level in pillow-making. He and Nancy show how to punch and felt fabrics, as well as how to add interesting threads, crystals, jewels, decorative stitching, and fringe. [26 minutes]

  • Class Act Sewing (Part 1 of 3) (#2021)

    Pattern designer/author Lorraine Torrence is Nancy's guest, as they show how to use a readymade tablecloth as the fabric for making a shirt. As an option, they also explain how to use coordinating fabrics to simulate the look of a tablecloth in making a mitered corner pieced border shirt. [26 minutes]

  • Class Act Sewing (Part 2 of 2) (#2022)

    Combine quilting and dressmaking to create personalized wearable art jackets and vests. Nancy and guest Lorraine Torrence demonstrate using a stitch and flip technique to create a jacket designed with pieced fabric trapezoids of varying colors and scale. They show how to easily match pockets to a patterned base fabric, then make a vest showcasing pieced triangles. [26 minutes]

  • Class Act Sewing (#2023)

    Take something that looks challengingcurved seamingand streamline the process. The jacket Nancy and guest Lorraine Torrence feature on this episode showcases curved seaming. It looks challenging, but Lorraine demonstrates a simple way to butt edges on a muslin foundation and cover them with bias tape. She and Nancy also illustrate a patchwork variation edged with ruffles. [26 minutes]

  • The Art of Landscape Quilting, Part 1 (#2024)

    Tips for choosing an inspirational photo, selecting tools and messy and fussy cutting techniques. [26 minutes]

  • The Art of Landscape Quilting (Part 2 of 3) (#2025)

    Customize landscape quilts by adding water and structural elements. Include water scenes and elements such as windows, fences, and window boxes in landscape quilts using Nancy's and Natalie Sewell's easy techniques. They show how to cut stylized flowers from hand-dyed fabric and explain how to enhance fabric with pens and markers. [26 minutes]

  • The Art of Landscape Quilting, Part 3 (#2026)

    Add finishing touches to a landscape quilt. Nancy and guest Natalie Sewell use artists' tools such as pastels and acrylics to add interest and realism to a landscape quilt. They also demonstrate how to complete the landscape quilt by adding borders, layering, binding, and stippling the quilt. [26 minutes]

  • Favorite Sewing Techniques (Part 1 of 3) (#2101)

    Sew wrapped corners, extend facings, line sleeves, shorten zippers & work with multisided patterns. [26 minutes]

  • Nancy's 25 Favorite Sewing Techniques (Part 2 of 3) (#2102)

    Learn how to achieve perfect lined patch pockets, add elastic casings and eliminate bulk on flaps. [26 minutes]

  • Nancy's 25 Favorite Sewing Techniques (Part 3 of 3) (#2103)

    Nancy shows how to take the guesswork out of positioning machine embroidery on a project. [26 minutes]

  • Denim Redesign (Part 1 of 2) (#2104)

    Use denim jeans as "fabric;" then add interesting fabrics, trims and creative touches. [26 minutes]

  • Denim Redesign, Part 2 (#2105)

    Transform a pair of overalls into trendy aprons. Use portions of pant legs to make a two-pocket bag. [26 minutes]

  • Serger Crochet (#2106)

    Use a serger to simulate the look of hand crochet. Learn how to serge flat and ruffled edgings. [26 minutes]

  • Contemporary Machine Embroidered Accessories, Part 2 (#2108)

    Use machine embroidery as a functional element as well as an artistic addition to accessories. [26 minutes]

  • Totes to Go, Part 1 (#2109)

    Nancy and her guest Mary Mulari renovate existing totes and create unique new totes. [26 minutes]

  • Totes to Go, Part 2 (#2110)

    Nancy and Mary Mulari combine zippers and trim to fashion an ingenious tote design. [26 minutes]

  • Embellishment Potpourri, Part 1 (#2111)

    Explore creative accents to add drama & interest to quilts or wearable art with Elaine Waldschmitt. [26 minutes]

  • Embellishment Potpourri, Part 2 (#2112)

    Manipulate fabric and threads to add texture and dramatic appeal to large or small projects. [26 minutes]

  • Sew & Go Knits, Part 1 (#2113)

    Nancy demonstrates pattern layout and offers sewing machine and serger techniques for knit fabrics. [26 minutes]

  • Sew & Go Knits, Part 2 (#2114)

    Master streamlined sewing and serging techniques for stitching knit tops. [26 minutes]

  • Sew & Go Knits, Part 3 (#2115)

    Nancy explains how to add a speedy elasticized waistband to a knit pants or skirt. [26 minutes]

  • Fusing Art Quilts - Part 1 (#2116)

    Create whimsical, stylized quilts that have great personality, using fusible web as a tool. [26 minutes]

  • Fusing Art Quilts - Part 2 (#2117)

    Take a fresh approach to quilting by using raw edge fusing to make unique quilts. [26 minutes]

  • Fusing Art Quilts (Part 3 of 3) (#2118)

    Options for finishing the edges of quilts. Using bindings cut with decorative rotary cutting blades. [26 minutes]

  • My Style/My Place (Part 1 of 2) (#2119)

    Allyce King and her Mom share their successful techniques for teaching 20-somethings how to sew. [26 minutes]

  • My Style/My Place (Part 2 of 2) (#2120)

    A fashion design student and her Mom show their nontraditional approach to teaching sewing. [26 minutes]

  • Cotton Theory Quilting with Traditional Blocks - Part 1 (#2121)

    Guest Betty Cotton expands Cotton's Fold & Finish technique for creating reversible quilts. [26 minutes]

  • Cotton Theory Quilting with Traditional Blocks - Part 2 (#2122)

    Assemble quilt blocks of your choice into a totally reversible Fold and Finish quilt. [26 minutes]

  • Sip 'n Sew (#2123)

    Learn to sew a collection of unique gifts that have been paired with delightful beverage recipes. [26 minutes]

  • Quilt with Confidence - Part 1 (#2124)

    Learn quick techniques for working with strips of fabric to create the basis for quilting designs. [26 minutes]

  • Quilt with Confidence - Part 2 (#2125)

    Start with a center block and add popular log cabin quilt blocks to create novel quilting designs. [26 minutes]

  • Quilt with Confidence - Part 3 (#2126)

    Nancy creates triangles from basic squares and then joins them to craft a myriad of designs. [26 minutes]

  • Pattern Fitting with Confidence, Part 1 (#2201)

    Easy pivot and slide techniques are incorporated into fitting patterns for tops, jackets & dresses. [26 minutes]

  • Pattern Fitting with Confidence, Part 2 (#2202)

    Nancy demonstrates pivot and slide techniques and skills for fitting skirt and pants patterns. [26 minutes]

  • Magical Fabric Yo-Yos , Part 1 (#2203)

    Yo-yo circles, hearts and flowers are made and used as dimensional accents to decorate projects. [26 minutes]

  • Magical Fabric Yo-Yos , Part 2 (#2204)

    Yo-yos add dimensional personality to the holly, tree, snowflake and ornaments on a holiday banner. [26 minutes]

  • Magical Fabric Yo-Yos , Part 3 (#2205)

    Fabrics, beads and embellishments are combined with floral yo-yos to add interesting texture. [26 minutes]

  • Jackets on the Cutting Edge, Part 1 (#2206)

    Nancy creates a designer jacket using an easy pattern and adds creative touches to the edges. [26 minutes]

  • Jackets on the Cutting Edge (2 of 2) (#2207)

    Spice up jackets with positive and negative applique, quilt border trim and dimensional circles. [26 minutes]

  • Trace 'n Create Bags, Part 1 (#2208)

    Choosing fabric for handbags, selecting strap options and using new bag templates are discussed. [26 minutes]

  • Trace 'n Create Bags, Part 2 (#2209)

    Transform a crescent shaped bag into a stylish accessory and learn to make tab and zipper closures. [26 minutes]

  • Picture Perfect Quilts, Part 1 (#2210)

    Designer Rochelle Stibb shows how to use a favorite photo to create a great poster size wall quilt. [27 minutes]

  • Picture Perfect Quilts, Part 2 (#2211)

    Add a designer's touch to a photo memory quilt and learn how to produce an inspirational keepsake. [26 minutes]

  • Already Cut, Ready to Quilt, Part 1 (#2212)

    Nancy reviews precut fabric options and then incorporate precuts as quick and easy design elements. [26 minutes]

  • Already Cut, Ready to Quilt, Part 2 (#2213)

    Features a collection of Jelly Roll strips, a Dueling Strips quilt and Fat-free Triangles. [26 minutes]

  • Already Cut, Ready to Quilt, Part 3 (#2214)

    Nancy sews a simple table runner with five groupings of four center charms plus accent strips. [26 minutes]

  • Sweatshirt Appliques for Kids (#2215)

    A cute Little Princess Jacket, a Dress-up Cardigan and a Construction Zone Sweatshirt are created. [26 minutes]

  • Sweatshirts for All Seasons (#2216)

    One makeover style cardigan is transformed with thirteen different variations for the seasons. [26 minutes]

  • Ready Set Serge, Part 1 (#2217)

    Potholders, gift bags, a purse and checkbook cover feature clever patterns that are easy to serge. [26 minutes]

  • Ready Set Serge, Part 2 (#2218)

    Easy projects include a glass case, zippered cosmetic bag, Christmas stocking and a baby bib. [26 minutes]

  • Sew Boutique for Kids, Part 1 (#2219)

    Combine chic styles, unique fabrics and special accents to make trendy top and pants and an apron. [26 minutes]

  • Sew Boutique for Kids (2 of 2) (#2220)

    Learn to sew darling dresses and coordinating coats with style and ease in this inspirational show. [26 minutes]

  • Cosmopolitan Sewing (1 of 2) (#2221)

    Combine rich fabrics and flip and sew techniques to create sophisticated and stylish wearable art. [26 minutes]

  • Cosmopolitan Sewing (2 of 2) (#2222)

    Bobbin work, sewing on-point squares to a fabric foundation and crazy piecing cosmopolitan style. [26 minutes]

  • My Favorite Embroidered Gifts, Wrappings, and Ribbons! (1 of 2) (#2223)

    Embroidered ribbon projects, note cards, towels, slippers and holiday stockings are created. [26 minutes]

  • My Favorite Embroidered Gifts, Wrappings, and Ribbons! (2 of 2) (#2224)

    Showcases monogrammed napkins with perfect lettering and placemats adorned with quilted embroidery. [26 minutes]

  • Cuddly Critters Fleece Accessories (#2225)

    Create adorable fleece scarves, hats and mittens with bunny, kitty, cow and dinosaur embellishments. [26 minutes]

  • Raggedy Reverse Applique (#2226)

    One of a kind pillows and quilts are made in five easy steps, trace, layer, sew, snip and fray. [26 minutes]

  • 12 Easy Sew Bags - Part 1 (#2301)

    Learn to use unique foundation fabrics and accent attractive handbags with precut fabric strips. [26 minutes]

  • 12 Easy Sew Bags - Part 2 (#2302)

    Foundation piece a handbag using fabric scraps and ribbons and accent bags with straps and O-rings. [26 minutes]

  • 12 Easy Sew Bags - Part 3 (#2303)

    Nancy demonstrates how to make a unique adjustable bag strap and add an easy ribbon/zipper closure. [26 minutes]

  • Single Layer Jacket Sensations (#2304)

    Nancy uses a pattern designed for single layer construction, unique fabrics and easy edge finishes. [26 minutes]

  • Appli-Curves - Part 1 (#2305)

    Quilt blocks such as the Drunkards Path and Hearts and Gizzards are created with an easy technique. [26 minutes]

  • Appli-Curves - Part 2 (#2306)

    Create a New York Beauty block and stitch quilt designs with curves with the appli-curve technique. [26 minutes]

  • Versatile Ombre Quilting - Part 1 (#2307)

    Nancy makes beautiful color gradations using two ombre fabrics for the Ombre Symphony table topper. [26 minutes]

  • Versatile Ombre Quilting - Part 2 (#2308)

    Designer Natalie Sewell creates gorgeous art quilts with a sense of depth using ombre fabrics. [26 minutes]

  • Versatile Ombre Quilting - Part 3 (#2309)

    Nancy makes large quilt blocks with gradated fabric for an Ombre Fan quilt with Asian influence. [26 minutes]

  • Top 12 Embroidery Tips (1 of 2) (#2310)

    Learn tips for embroidering on ready-made garments and skipping stitches for design flexibility. [26 minutes]

  • Top 12 Embroidery Tips (2 of 2) (#2311)

    Ideas for hiding background colors and using grid and ghost templates for placement are shown. [26 minutes]

  • Sew-Green Makeovers (1 of 2) (#2312)

    Learn to felt and reuse wool sweaters for mittens, gauntlets, glass cases, scarves and tea cozies. [26 minutes]

  • Sew-Green Makeovers (2 of 2) (#2313)

    A bistro apron is made from a tablecloth and men's shirts are made into aprons, gift bags and more. [26 minutes]

  • Applique Know How (1 of 3) (#2314)

    Learn how to stitch inner details, minimize fusible web and incorporate decorative stitches. [26 minutes]

  • Applique Know How (2 of 3) (#2315)

    Couching, free-motion zigzagging and varying the width of satin stitching are demonstrated. [26 minutes]

  • Applique Know How (3 of 3) (#2316)

    Features multi-layer applique, button embellishment and reversible appliqueedge-turning techniques. [26 minutes]

  • Magical Serger Techniques (1 of 2) (#2317)

    Versatile serger stitches add pizzazz to a variety of projects, from heirloom to home decor. [26 minutes]

  • Magical Serger Techniques (2 of 2) (#2318)

    Add excitement to your serging using unique serger stitches plus accessory feet and attachments. [26 minutes]

  • Cotton Theory Quilting-Reversible Jackets, Part 1 (#2319)

    Betty Cotton constructs a one of a kind reversible jacket using a Quilt First-Then Assemble method. [26 minutes]

  • Cotton Theory Quilting-Reversible Jackets, Part 2 (#2320)

    Finishing techniques are used on a jacket and the remaining quilted pieces are used for a tote bag. [26 minutes]

  • Decorative Stitch Thread Painting, Part 1 (#2321)

    A fiber artist demonstrates decorative stitch thread painting, a fun, funky and free-form process. [26 minutes]

  • Decorative Stitch Thread Painting, Part 2 (#2322)

    Decorative stitches are used to create weaving techniques and images of flowers, grass and trees. [26 minutes]

  • Amish Quilts, Part 1 (#2323)

    Small Amish style quilt projects with bold geometric shapes and solid colorations are created. [26 minutes]

  • Amish Quilts, Part 2 (#2324)

    Detailed information about Amish quilting patterns along with traditions of Amish life are shared. [26 minutes]

  • Retro Hankies, Part 1 (#2325)

    Fashions and home decor are made using vintage and modern hankies to create a nostalgic feel. [26 minutes]

  • Retro Hankies, Part 2 (#2326)

    Beautiful vintage hankies are incorporated into ready-made garments as well as home decor accents. [26 minutes]

  • Delightful Dresden Appliques, Part 1 (#2401)

    Stitch and applique wedges to a fabric background and add traditional or dimensional yo-yo centers. [26 minutes]

  • Delightful Dresden Appliques, Part 2 (#2402)

    Simplified applique, scalloped edges and design transformations add a new twist on Dresden designs. [26 minutes]

  • Sensational Scarves, Part 1 (#2403)

    Transform a rectangle into a drapable spiral scarf and create clever knit infinity ring scarves. [26 minutes]

  • Sensational Scarves, Part 2 (#2404)

    Textured scarf creations use fabrics ranging from light and airy bridal illusion to a lofty fleece. [26 minutes]

  • Copy Cat Patterns, Part 1 (#2405)

    Nancy shows how to create a pattern from a ready-made garment with a reverse sewing process. [26 minutes]

  • Copy Cat Patterns, Part 2 (#2406)

    Nancy illustrates how to prepare a pattern from a purchased garment and add enhanced details. [26 minutes]

  • Sew Serendipity, Part 1 (#2407)

    Add pizzazz to your wardrobe with unexpected combinations of fabric, style and techniques. [26 minutes]

  • Sew Serendipity, Part 2 (#2408)

    Patterns with simple styling are blended with interesting combinations of fabrics and techniques. [26 minutes]

  • Machine Needle Felting (1 of 2) (#2409)

    Simplified felting, shading and hand embroidery techniques are used to create fiber art. [26 minutes]

  • Machine Needle Felting, Part 2 (#2410)

    Embellish your felting with fabric markers, machine felting, hand embroidery and 3D techniques. [26 minutes]

  • Expressive Sweatshirts, Part 1 (#2411)

    Use fabric strips and ingenuity to decorate innovative tops and vests styled from sweatshirts. [26 minutes]

  • Expressive Sweatshirts, Part 2 (#2412)

    A fashionable cowl neckline is made by using the bottom ribbing in the Bottom to Top Sweatshirt. [26 minutes]

  • Bargello Quilts with a Twist (1 of 2) (#2413)

    Easy to piece Bargello quilt blocks are demonstrated and twisted to yield a variety of designs. [26 minutes]

  • Bargello Quilts with a Twist, Part 2 (#2414)

    Discover how to make a one of a kind quilt using 24 identical blocks with various layout options. [26 minutes]

  • Column Quilts, Part 1 (#2415)

    Make a quilt with columns of color and square inserts and do reversible quilting using flannel. [26 minutes]

  • Column Quilts, Part 2 (#2416)

    Learn to create a linear design using dimensional scrappy pieces or traditional blocks. [26 minutes]

  • Landscape Quilting Workshop, Part 1 (#2417)

    Learn how to cut, shade, paint and stipple trees to create a picturesque landscape scene. [26 minutes]

  • Landscape Quilting Workshop, Part 2 (#2418)

    Landscape artist Natalie Sewell and Nancy teach you to make gorgeous blooms, buds, and leaves. [26 minutes]

  • Landscape Quilting Workshop, Part 3 (#2419)

    Get the self-assurance you need to do landscape quilting in small step by step lessons. [26 minutes]

  • Stress Free Zipper Creations (#2420)

    Easy zipper techniques for lanyards, picnic totes, cosmetic bags and storage for electronic devices. [26 minutes]

  • Runway Finishes for Cool Edges, Part 1 (#2421)

    Learn to sew runway finishes for seams and hems, creating artistic details on fashion fabrics. [26 minutes]

  • Runway Finishes for Cool Edges (2 of 2) (#2422)

    Enjoy a unique sewing experience finishing seams and hems with runway-style sewing secrets. [26 minutes]

  • Sew Elastic-Stretch Your Options (1 of 2) (#2423)

    Techniques for buttonhole, drawcord elastic and a traditional elastic casing are shared. [26 minutes]

  • Sew Elastic-Stretch Your Options (2 of 2) (#2424)

    Clear, narrow and fold-over elastic plus elastic thread are used in conventional and creative ways. [26 minutes]

  • Sewing Then and Now (1 of 2) (#2425)

    Nancy compares today's techniques with techniques from sewing books written in the 1920s-1950s. [26 minutes]

  • Sewing Then and Now (2 of 2) (#2426)

    Nancy compares the sewing techniques from decades ago with present techniques made fast and fun. [26 minutes]

  • Nancy Zieman's Sewing A to Z (1 of 3) (#2501)

    Techniques such as preparing Anchor Cloths, making Belt Loops, Cutting Out Patterns are shared. [26 minutes]

  • Nancy Zieman's Sewing A to Z (2 of 3) (#2502)

    Techniques for using Interfacing, Lining Jacket Sleeves, stitching Knit Seams, Layering and more. [26 minutes]

  • Nancy Zieman's Sewing A to Z (3 of 3) (#2503)

    Attaching Snaps, Topstitching, Understitching, sewing Vinyl, making Wrapped Corners and more. [26 minutes]

  • Art Quilts-Fusible Collage Workshop (1 of 2) (#2504)

    Fiber artists Laura Wasilowski and Frieda Anderson share their nature inspired artwork. [26 minutes]

  • Art Quilts-Fusible Collage Workshop (2 of 2) (#2505)

    Quilts are embellished with hand embroidery, decorative machine stitches and whimsical stippling. [26 minutes]

  • Grandmother's One-Patch Quilts (1 of 2) (#2506)

    Nancy explores traditional quilt blocks such as the time-honored tumbler. [26 minutes]

  • Grandmother's One-Patch Quilts (2 of 2) (#2507)

    Nancy transforms hexagon blocks into super-sized blocks created without any "Y" seams. [26 minutes]

  • Upcycled Shirts (1 of 2) (#2508)

    Trims and fabric pieces are used to refashion what's already in your closet. [26 minutes]

  • Upcycled Shirts (2 of 2) (#2509)

    Make a quick turn-around shirt by switching the front to the back and vice versa-a great pullover! [26 minutes]

  • Easy Reversible Aprons--Everyday and Elegant (1 of 2) (#2510)

    Waist-tie aprons are an easy in-vogue wardrobe addition for daytime or evening hostess events. [26 minutes]

  • Easy Reversible Aprons--Everyday and Elegant (2 of 2) (#2511)

    Upgrade your cooking and serving attitude with a festive reversible apron. [26 minutes]

  • 30-Minute Doll Clothes (1 of 2) (#2512)

    Author and designer Joan Hinds helps sew a versatile collection of clothes for 18" dolls. [26 minutes]

  • 30-Minute Doll Clothes (2 of 2) (#2513)

    Nancy and designer Joan Hinds create quick 18" doll clothes that are simple enough for beginners. [26 minutes]

  • Serger Workshop (1 of 3) (#2514)

    Learn to serge knit seams, chain stitch patchwork, serge wrapped corners and serge decorative edges. [26 minutes]

  • Serger Workshop (2 of 3) (#2515)

    Learn rolled hem and flatlock stitch basics as you serge samples for a workbook. [26 minutes]

  • Serger Workshop (3 of 3) (#2516)

    Nancy and serger specialist Pam Mahshie focus on cover and chain stitches in this serger workshop. [26 minutes]

  • Designer Bags (1 of 2) (#2517)

    Design a world class handbag with inspiration from your embroidery machine. [26 minutes]

  • Designer Bags (2 of 2) (#2518)

    Add finishing touches to your designer-inspired handbags. [26 minutes]

  • Fresh from the Clothesline: Quilts and Small Projects (1 of 2) (#2519)

    Use your fabric stash and vintage designs to create quick and easy quilted projects. [26 minutes]

  • Fresh from the Clothesline: Quilts and Small Projects (2 of 2) (#2520)

    Join Nancy and Darlene Zimmerman for innovative ways to use reproduction fabrics and designs. [26 minutes]

  • Fast and Fleecy Accessories (1 of 2) (#2521)

    Scarves, wraps and capes can easily be sewn or serged with a little sewing know how from Nancy. [26 minutes]

  • Fast and Fleecy Accessories (2 of 2) (#2522)

    Accessorize your home with fleecy projects, creating fast-to-sew blankets, pillows and much more. [26 minutes]

  • 1 Easy Jacket Pattern - 6 Terrific Looks (1 of 2) (#2523)

    Learn easy sewing and embellishment techniques for a jacket with multiple fashion options. [26 minutes]

  • 1 Easy Jacket Pattern - 6 Terrific Looks (2 of 2) (#2524)

    Easy changes to fabric and technique allow you to quickly sew creative jackets with unique accents. [26 minutes]

  • Jackets for Real People (1 of 2) (#2525)

    Discover professional interfacing secrets that add fashionable dimension to a jacket. [26 minutes]

  • Jackets for Real People (2 of 2) (#2526)

    Tips on a no-fail welt pocket, "bagging a lining technique" and easy mitered vents are shared. [26 minutes]

  • Innovative Bags & Totes, Part 1 (#2601)

    Design smart bags by adding a strap variation or by making other easy changes to your pattern. [26 minutes]

  • Innovative Bags & Totes, Part 2 (#2602)

    Use savvy techniques for both decorative and functional changes to your bag patterns. [26 minutes]

  • Sew Techie Covers, Part 1 (#2603)

    Sew covers for electronic devices and paper tablets using templates or commercial patterns. [26 minutes]

  • Sew Techie Covers, Part 2 (#2604)

    Showcase creative embellishment on a cover for your paper or electronic tablet. [26 minutes]

  • Fancy Footworks 2 (1 of 3) (#2605)

    Tips for using the Invisible Zipper Foot, Roller Foot, Walking Foot and Satinedge Foot are shared. [26 minutes]

  • Fancy Footworks 2 (2 of 3) (#2606)

    Use specialty presser feet to help improve your basic and decorative sewing skills. [26 minutes]

  • Fancy Footworks 2 (3 of 3) (#2607)

    Nancy shows how to use the Bias Binding Foot, Buttonhole Foot and the Free-Motion Quilting Foot. [26 minutes]

  • Fabric Flowers (1 of 2) (#2608)

    Create attractive floral accessories using small pieces of fabric and some savvy techniques. [26 minutes]

  • Fabric Flowers (2 of 2) (#2609)

    Be inspired to make small floral accessories and accents that have a big visual impact. [26 minutes]

  • Quilts from the House of Tula Pink, Part 1 (#2610)

    Create modern free-form designs using traditional quilting methods-fast and precise. [26 minutes]

  • Quilts from the House of Tula Pink (2 of 2) (#2611)

    Make, use, and love artistic quilts and projects created with large prints and tubular strips. [26 minutes]

  • Travel Gear Made Easy (1 of 2) (#2612)

    Organize and tote your valuables for vacation, shopping, and work with quick and classy gear. [26 minutes]

  • Travel Gear Made Easy, Part 2 (#2613)

    Learn the basics of making a travel trio bag set, a jewels and treats bag and a curling iron tote. [26 minutes]

  • Sewing with Nancy's 30th Anniversary Special, Part 1 (#2614)

    Reminisce with Nancy and an audience as she takes you behind the scenes over the past 30 years. [26 minutes]

  • Sewing with Nancy's 30th Anniversary Special, Part 2 (#2615)

    Celebrate past and present memorable experiences with Nancy's special guests and a live audience. [26 minutes]

  • Embellish Outside The Box, Part 1 (#2616)

    A variety of clothing and accessories are decorated with beads, buttons and nontraditional trim. [26 minutes]

  • Embellish Outside The Box, Part 2 (#2617)

    Cast out sewing rules as you create head-turning embellishments with a no-hassle approach. [26 minutes]

  • Serger Boutique (1 of 2) (#2618)

    Serger specialist Barbara Goldkorn and Nancy team up to serge projects that are chic, easy and fun. [26 minutes]

  • Serger Boutique (2 of 2) (#2619)

    A serger is used to make a ruffled tee dress, a vintage stitched pillow and a trendy table runner. [26 minutes]

  • Machine Embroidery Fundamentals, Part 1 (#2620)

    Learn or "relearn" embroidery basics with a fun new twist for dynamite embellishing results. [26 minutes]

  • Machine Embroidery Fundamentals, Part 2 (#2621)

    Learn to rehoop-with the hoop off the machine and fabric out of the hoop and create monograms. [26 minutes]

  • Doll Fashion Studio (1 of 2) (#2622)

    Learn to sew trendy 18" doll fashions for a quick and easy seasonal wardrobe. [26 minutes]

  • Doll Fashion Studio (2 of 2) (#2623)

    Learn to make special occasion clothing including a fairy princess dress and a cheerleader outfit. [26 minutes]

  • Sew Knits with Confidence (1 of 2) (#2624)

    Build your confidence and learn easy techniques to sew and embellish stylish new knits. [26 minutes]

  • Sew Knits with Confidence (2 of 2) (#2625)

    Learn easy techniques to add finishing touches to knits-ruffles, flounces, embroidery and more. [26 minutes]

  • Circles Sew Simple (#2626)

    Create intriguing projects with a little circle magic and some free-spirited designs. [26 minutes]

  • Sew Big Quilt Blocks (1 of 2) (#2701)

    Nancy and quilt designer Debbie Bowles use 18" blocks to make large quilts. [27 minutes]

  • Sew Big Quilt Blocks (2 of 2) (#2702)

    Debbie Bowles makes wonderful quilt blocks with large print fabric squares plus angled side blocks. [27 minutes]

  • Fearless Quilting Finishes, Part 1 (#2703)

    Nancy addresses basic border options with ideas for cutting, mitering and working with odd angles. [27 minutes]

  • Fearless Quilting Finishes, Part 2 (#2704)

    Finish up those stashed quilts with simple layering and quilting techniques and no stress. [27 minutes]

  • Fearless Quilting Finishes, Part 3 (#2705)

    Learn how to cut and apply traditional binding and binding for curves and more unique shapes. [27 minutes]

  • Hobo Totes - Casual to Classic (#2706)

    Nancy provides a lesson on tote basics and adds variety with fabric, trim and techniques. [27 minutes]

  • Knock Out Knits, Part 1 (#2707)

    A little creativity is used to make stylish changes to a basic knit T-shirt. [27 minutes]

  • Knock Out Knits, Part 2 (#2708)

    Designer Donna Fenske makes stylish tees with ease using updated techniques and lots of creativity. [27 minutes]

  • Sew Amazing Scarves, Part 1 (#2709)

    Double layer bias scarves are created and creative draping ideas are shared. [27 minutes]

  • Sew Amazing Scarves, Part 2 (#2710)

    Use a little fabric and some creativity for instant success making these fashionable scarves. [27 minutes]

  • Sew Amazing Scarves, Part 3 (#2711)

    Scarves such as the Loop and Tuck, Fringed Folly, and Embroidered Elegance that are chic and fun. [27 minutes]

  • Applique-Large & Small (1 of 2) (#2712)

    Applique techniques using "chips to chunks" of fabric, texturing and Kaleidoscope ideas are shared. [27 minutes]

  • Applique-Large & Small, Part 2 (#2713)

    Mary Mulari guest hosts and teaches new and different applique techniques and easy tricks. [27 minutes]

  • Quilt with Carefree Curves, Part 1 (#2714)

    Learn the secret that eliminates concave and convex curves as you create easy quilt projects. [27 minutes]

  • Quilt with Carefree Curves, Part 2 (#2715)

    Nancy gives a facelift to timely quilt block designs like Hearts and Gizzards, Fan and Wagon Wheel. [27 minutes]

  • Handbags 2-Designer Knockoffs, Part 1 (#2716)

    Tame the trickiest tasks of stitching a designer handbag using Nancy's sewing and embroidery tips. [27 minutes]

  • Handbags 2-Designer Knockoffs, Part 2 (#2717)

    Stitch a designer handbag with simply sophisticated embroidery details. [27 minutes]

  • Stress-Free Quilting with Machine Embroidery, Part 1 (#2718)

    Piece quilt blocks using a combination of machine embroidery and techniques from paper piecing. [27 minutes]

  • Stress-Free Quilting with Machine Embroidery, Part 2 (#2719)

    Embroidery guru Denise Abel shows how to get the look of free motion quilting without the stress. [27 minutes]

  • Sew Grand Dresden Quilts (#2720)

    Nancy demonstrates how to make Dresden Plate quilt designs small, to a super-sized 40". [27 minutes]

  • Sew Speedy Lone Star Quilts (#2721)

    Nancy redesigns the cutting and piecing of the Lone Star quilt design to make it speedy to sew. [27 minutes]

  • Sewing Modkid Style, Part 1 (#2722)

    Learn to create fashions that allow children to run and play comfortably with flair and style. [27 minutes]

  • Sewing Modkid Style, Part 2 (#2723)

    Create colorful and wearable knits designed with a little fashionista in mind. [27 minutes]

  • Ultimate Serger Techniques, Part 1 (#2724)

    Serger pro Pam Mahshie will help you find the confidence to get your serging skills up to speed! [27 minutes]

  • Ultimate Serger Techniques, Part 2 (#2725)

    Nancy and serger pro Pam Mahshie take your creative sewing and serging in a new direction. [27 minutes]

  • Sewing with Nancy on the Road (#2726)

    Nancy visits Quilt Expo and explores the newest trends in quilting techniques, fabrics and more. [27 minutes]

  • Sew Simple with Rectangles & Squares, Part 1 (#2801)

    Nancy creates timesaving gifts such as a cosmetic bag, a tote and a luggage saddlebag. [26 minutes]

  • Sew Simple with Rectangles & Squares, Part 2 (#2802)

    Nancy creates Hold-it Sacks for electronic devices, fabric bins for organizing and wall pockets. [26 minutes]

  • Sew Simple with Rectangles & Squares, Part 3 (#2803)

    Nancy highlights jewelry caddies, ironing blankets, a closet organizer and a pillow wrap. [26 minutes]

  • Quick Column Quilts, Part 1 (#2804)

    Nancy sews Heartbeat Columns and Interrupted Columns. Both provide pleasing movement. [26 minutes]

  • Quick Column Quilts, Part 2 (#2805)

    Substitute a column of fabric for a traditional quilt block and a speedy approach to quilting. [26 minutes]

  • Quick Column Quilts, Part 3 (#2806)

    Artistic quilts start with the joining of linear columns of fabric using Nancy's quick techniques. [26 minutes]

  • Magic Patterns, Part 1 (#2807)

    Nancy shows how to use contemporary patterns and add creative touches to enhance a wardrobe. [26 minutes]

  • Magic Patterns, Part 2 (#2808)

    Nancy transforms a cardigan into several styles and adds closures and pockets to a coat pattern. [26 minutes]

  • No-Hassle Triangles Quilt Blocks, Part 1 (#2809)

    Nancy shows how to make no-hassle ½-square triangles using the speediest, most accurate ways. [26 minutes]

  • No-Hassle Triangles Quilt Blocks, Part 2 (#2810)

    Nancy teaches an easy method to make 1/4-square triangles and modified 1/4-square triangles. [26 minutes]

  • Doll Costume Dress Up, Part 1 (#2811)

    Author and designer Joan Hinds sharse her latest doll costume patterns and sewing tips. [26 minutes]

  • Doll Costume Dress Up, Part 2 (#2812)

    Nancy and Joan Hinds sew doll costumes from unique fabrics and include a variety of techniques. [26 minutes]

  • All Occasion Fabric Wraps, Part 1 (#2813)

    Wrap it up in style-make easy-to-sew fabric wraps to accessorize your wardrobe . Nancy and guest Mary Mulari present quick to sew coverups for elegant evenings, travel, to the beach, and more. They start with clever and useful ways to wear classic shawls, and ways to keep them in place. Nancy and Mary then demonstrate how to make unique wrap shapes that are easy to cut out and sew or serge. [26 minutes]

  • All Occasion Fabric Wraps, Part 2 (#2814)

    Enhance your wardrobe with fun fabric wraps made easily with casual clothing. Transform specialty fabrics and clothing into fabulous fabric wraps with the help of Nancy and designer Mary Mulari. See the magical morphing of a sweatshirt and necktie into a casual wrap designed by Mary. These cozy wraps, both practical and stylish, are a great gift or personal wardrobe accessory. [26 minutes]

  • Stitching A Sewing Community Together (#2815)

    Learn firsthand about ties that bind a Sewing and Stitchery Expo together. Nancy interviews people that bring together the largest "sewing community-the Sewing and Stitchery Expo in Puyallup, WA. Among those interviewed were Pati Palmer, renowned pattern designer; Tula Pink, fabric designer; Kathy Marrone, editor of Vogue Patterns magazine; Candice Jewett, sewing/quilting teacher; Tina Torrey, Kathy Ackley, Brittany Revel, and Debbie Wilson, customers/students; and Joanne Ross, celebrating 30 years as director and founder of the expo. [26 minutes]

  • The Absolute Easiest Way to Sew, Part 1 (#2816)

    Nancy shows tried and true methods for simple sewing. Over the years Nancy tweaked sewing and quilting steps to make them easier and for the best looking results. In this program she shares some of the easiest ways to layout, cut, and mark fabric; sew darts; gather four different ways; and add elastic. Whether you're a new sewer or looking for a refresher class, these techniques are the easiest! [26 minutes]

  • The Absolute Easiest Way to Sew, Part 2 (#2817)

    Nancy takes the most requested sewing techniques and simplifies them. Nancy minimizes sewing effort and makes it easy and fun to sew clothing and home dec accessories using nontraditional methods. Learn the "hands-down easiest way" to sew collars, corners, and sleeves. [26 minutes]

  • The Absolute Easiest Way to Sew, Part 3 (#2818)

    Nancy shares straightforward advice for making sewing fun using easy techniques. Sew simple pockets, facings, and even an invisible zipper-Nancy shows you how, using the absolute easiest techniques. She includes the easiest method for mitering a corner, grading seam allowances, stitching facings that lie flat, and a new approach for stitching an invisible zipper. [26 minutes]

  • Free-Motion Quilting for Beginners, Part 1 (#2819)

    Free-motion quilt with ease it's fast and fun! Learn to free-motion quilt on your sewing machine and you'll never look back. Nancy and guest Molly Hanson show how to quilt like a pro and create finished projects without using a long-arm machine. [26 minutes]

  • Free-Motion Quilting for Beginners, Part 2 (#2820)

    Create free-motion quilting designs with confidence. Learn how to master all the fundamentals of free-motion quilting. Nancy and guest Molly Hanson show you how to confidently stitch different quilting designs, including stippling variations, swirls, and woodgrain. [26 minutes]

  • Today's Crazy Quilting with your Embroidery Machine, Part 1 (#2821)

    Create digital crazy patch designs that look like handwork. Nancy and guest Eileen Roche, machine embroidery expert, show you how to duplicate your grandmother's crazy quilt hand embroidery stitches with today's digital techniques-all in the hoop. [26 minutes]

  • Today's Crazy Quilting with your Embroidery Machine, Part 2 (#2822)

    Accent your crazy quilt blocks with decorative in-the-hoop designs. Crazy quilting has come a long way! Learn an easy stitch and flip technique and embellish quilt blocks with delicate and decorative stitches-all in the hoop. Nancy and machine embroidery specialists Eileen Roche show you all the details. [26 minutes]

  • Double Wedding Ring Quilts, Part 1 (#2823)

    Create a modern version of the Double Wedding Ring Quilt design. Victoria Findlay Wolfe, called a "mod-quilt celebrity" by the Wall Street Journal, is Nancy's guest. Learn how to take a traditional Double Wedding Ring Quilt design and give it a modern interpretation. The results are breathtaking in their originality and diversity. [26 minutes]

  • Double Wedding Ring Quilts, Part 2 (#2824)

    Diversify basic techniques to create an original Double Wedding Ring Quilt Nancy's guest, Victoria Findlay Wolfe, is a unique quilter whose work is rooted in tradition, yet she produces quilts that push the proverbial quilting envelope. Learn the basic technique to create a Double Wedding Ring Quilt, and then how to diversify the technique. [26 minutes]

  • How to Sew Art, Part 1 (#2825)

    Start with a digital photo and create an awesome quilted fabric photograph. Nancy's guest, Tammie Bowser, award winning quilter, shares her amazing technique of transforming a digital photo into quilted photography. Learn how to change a photo into pixels, choose fabrics by color value, and create a unique wall hanging. [26 minutes]

  • How to Sew Art, Part 2 (#2826)

    Add the finishing touches to a gorgeous photograph wall hanging. During this second episode with guest Tammie Bowser, learn how to put the finishing touches on a quilted photograph wall hanging. Also, learn how to improve your design by using specific fabric values and positioning of the fabric pieces in an random manner. [26 minutes]

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