Sewing With Nancy Videos
Premiered: August 12, 2013
Nancy and quilt designer Debbie Bowles use 18" blocks to make large quilts using ideas from Debbie’s versatile BQ pattern designs. Basic cutting and assembly are combined with creative variations such as a T-shirt quilt, cut-up panels, combining 9" and 18" blocks with style, and more.
Premiered: August 19, 2013
Quilt designer Debbie Bowles joins Nancy to make magnificent quilt blocks with large print fabric squares plus angled side blocks. Fussy-cutting, one-way design, and large print block know-how are among the techniques used, in addition to ideas from Debbie’s BQ3 pattern designs.
Premiered: December 23, 2013
Nancy demonstrates how to make Dresden Plate quilt designs small, to a super-sized 40". Or, totally update the look of the quilt by changing the design using Nancy’s new “Twirling Parasols” techniques. You’ll be delighted with this fanciful quilting rendition.
Premiered: January 20, 2013
Knit fashions are in vogue and Nancy provides up-to-the-minute sewing tips to make them quickly. Learn about the vast array of knits, smart pattern choices, great tools, and easy techniques for seams, elastics, necklines, hems, zippers, embellishments, and lots more. From simple ribbing to ruffly accents, you’ll learn the basics from an expert.
Premiered: January 27, 2013
Learn easy techniques to add finishing touches to knits—ruffles, flounces, embroidery, floral embellishments, and more. Nancy teaches creative techniques to accent knits, plus she features several new knit projects designed to make for yourself or as gifts—a flouncy tee, texting gloves, a T-shirt makeover, and more.
Premiered: August 11, 2014
Nancy creates time-saving gifts such as a cosmetic bag, tote, and luggage saddlebag using comparable sewing steps, straight stitching, and double-sided quilted fabric. Plus, all of the projects start with easy patterns—rectangles and squares!
Premiered: August 18, 2014
Hold-it Sacks for electronic devices, fabric bins for organizing, and wall pockets with a decorator’s touch create pizazz in your home. Nancy uses easy rectangles and squares for patterns. Work with cotton or laminated fabric in your own customized color range—fresh and functional!
Premiered: August 25, 2014
Organize accessories, update décor, or travel with these simple projects—great gifts!
Start with rectangles and squares, then add specialty fabric and trim to create attractive usable projects. Nancy highlights projects such as jewelry caddies, ironing blankets, a closet organizer, and a pillow wrap. Sew these simple projects using straight stitches, unique fabrics, and easy sewing techniques!
Premiered: December 30, 2013
The Lone Star Quilt pattern is noted for its beauty, striking design, and hmmm, difficulty to stitch. Nancy has totally redesigned the cutting and piecing process of this traditional design and made it speedy to sew. Plus, you learn creative design options.
Premiered: August 26, 2012
Make a personalized cover for your e-tablet or paper tablet. Learn how to sew covers for your electronic devices and paper tablets using templates or commercial patterns. Then embellish them with appliqué, quilting, techie circles, undercover stitching accents, plus more. With Nancy’s expert guidance, your personalized cover is fast, fabulous, and fun to make.
Premiered: September 2, 2012
Showcase creative embellishment on a cover for your paper or electronic tablet. Nancy transforms the ordinary into the extraordinary when it comes to a cover for a paper or electronic tablet. Learn Dresden hi-tech patchwork, e-cycling with the help of a denim shirt, and letters of distinction using your embroidery machine. These tablet keeper covers look “techie” and are so much fun to make!
Premiered: January 6, 2014
Fabric designer Patty Young joins Nancy to inspire you to sew for the favorite little girls in your life. Use knit fabrics along with Patty’s compelling designs, and learn to create fashions that allow children to run, stretch, and play comfortably with flair and style.