Sewing With Nancy Videos

Art Quilts--Fusible Collage Workshop, Part 1

Premiered: September 4, 2011

Fiber artists Laura Wasilowski and Frieda Anderson join Nancy to share nature inspired artwork with a workbook approach--one technique at a time. Learn to use bright patterned collages for backgrounds, incorporating weaving, braiding, bias strips, and free form pieces in these small projects. A new approach to using fusibles makes these art quilts incorporating raw edge applique easy to assemble.

Art Quilts--Fusible Collage Workshop, Part 2

Premiered: September 11, 2011

In the second episode of this workshop class, fiber artists Laura Wasilowski and Frieda Anderson and Nancy teach you to embellish your art quilts with hand embroidery, decorative machine stitches, and whimsical stippling. They show how to add elegant borders and wrapped bindings using decorative rotary blades for cutting.

Beginning Landscape Quilting Part One

Premiered: September 21, 2015

Learn landscape quilting using this simplistic approach & easy techniques. Nancy and her quilting mentor Natalie Sewell streamline the landscape quilting process using a beginner’s prospective. Learn to use inspirational photos, choose fabric, and master messy & fussy cutting techniques. Create trees easily with raw-edge appliqué techniques & give them dimension with fabric markers or oil pastels.

Beginning Landscape Quilting Part Three

Premiered: October 5, 2015

Spontaneous landscape quilting techniques are the secret to creating picturesque scenes.
Nancy & Natalie Sewell have fine-tuned the process of landscape quilting. You’ll learn to cut blooms, accents, & mountains creatively & enhance them easily with fabric, paint, or markers. Then, give life to your designs as you stipple, following the movement of the fabric with easy tips from Natalie & Nancy.

Beginning Landscape Quilting Part Two

Premiered: September 28, 2015

Learn to create a garden scene in fabric with this easy landscape quilting process. Natalie Sewell, landscape quilt artist & Nancy create beautiful foliage, groundcover and floral accents in their landscape quilt designs—learn the easy process in this program. Nancy & Natalie guide you in choosing fabric, cutting, clustering, highlighting, adding dimension for beautiful detail in your quilt garden

Best Sweatshirt Makeovers, Part One

Premiered: August 8, 2016

Transform a wardrobe staple—the sweatshirt—into a unique garment that expresses your own personal style. Mary Mulari joins Nancy to inspire you with some of their favorite techniques and design ideas. Learn how to restyle a pullover to a cardigan, apply simple appliqués, and add plackets and zippers.

Best Sweatshirt Makeovers, Part Two

Premiered: August 15, 2016

Join the restyling trend as Nancy and her guest, Mary Mulari, share creative ways to makeover sweatshirts with stunning results. With creative cutting and stitching, you’ll twist, turn, and topstitch a sweatshirt into your own personal style statement.

Cabin Fever Quilts, Part One

Premiered: November 30, 2015

Discover tricks of modern quilting inspired by the traditional Log Cabin block. You might think that Log Cabin quilt blocks are very predictable—red center block with dark fabric strips added to one side and light strips added to the other. Nancy and guest Natalia Bonner, a modern quilt designer help you discover that with an unconventional approach the expected turns imaginative!

Cabin Fever Quilts, Part Two

Premiered: December 7, 2015

Discover tricks of modern quilting inspired by the traditional Log Cabin block. You might think that Log Cabin quilt blocks are very predictable—red center block with dark fabric strips added to one side and light strips added to the other. Nancy and guest Natalia Bonner, a modern quilt designer help you discover that with an unconventional approach the expected turns imaginative!

Change Up Patchwork Part One

Premiered: December 14, 2015

Create different quilt designs from a 4-patch block by changing dimensions & color. Nancy starts this mini-series with a basic quilt block, the time-honored 4-patch design, & details the piecing techniques. Then watch as she changes it up, adjusting the sizes of the 4-patch design & working with modern color options with dramatic results. This is an ideal series for beginner quilters.

Change Up Patchwork Part Three

Premiered: December 28, 2015

Make a 9-patch block; then change fabric sizes to show artistic options. Nancy shows you the basics of stitching the versatile 9-patch quilt block, and then she details how to take a fresh approach toward assembling the block to change it up! Modify the size of the fabric strips, use fabric scraps to make a vintage quilt, or change the color to provide artistic options.

Change Up Patchwork Part Two

Premiered: December 21, 2015

Make a Square Within a Square quilt block; then vary the fabric sizes for creative options. Learn to make a Square Within a Square block the traditional way; then change the mix, varying the length of the fabric pieces to stitch a Rectangle Within a Rectangle and a modern Floating Square block. All blocks and quilt designs are made with Nancy’s signature streamline quilting techniques.

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