Sewing With Nancy Videos

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

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.

Circles Sew Simple

Premiered: February 3, 2013

Join Nancy and guest Donna Fenske as they stitch quilts with head-turning simple circle techniques. Learn to make a Scrappy Orange Peel quilt—no tedious backing and binding—a Crazy for Circles quilt with chic circle appliqués, a Wedding Ring quilt stitched in circles, and more. Express yourself using these momentous new circle concepts!

Cuddle Buddies Hats and Scarves

Premiered: February 1, 2016

Nancy Zieman and her guest, Donna Fenske, share techniques to create hats and scarves with adorable animal features. Nancy shows how to appliqué as you add dimensional elements like faces, ears, paws, feathers, and more.

Daywear at the Abbey

Premiered: July 30, 2015

Combine an award winning drama, spectacular costumes, and an appreciation of all things made with needle and thread and you're sure to enjoy watching Nancy’s interview on Dressing Downton. Laura Fiser, curator of The Paine Art Center, Oshkosh, WI, joins Nancy as they showcase several daywear costumes from the PBS Masterpiece series Downton Abbey®.

Designer Bags, Part 1

Premiered: December 4, 2011

Nancy and embroidery expert Eileen Roche take you on a journey creating designer handbags. The first leg of the tour gives pointers on the stabilizers used by designers, followed by artistic ways to create straps. Wrap up the designing tour with embroidered corner accents and strap connectors for easy, yet elegant handbags.

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