Sewing With Nancy Videos
Premiered: December 16, 2013
Easily achieve amazing results when you combine quilting and machine embroidery. Nancy and Denise Abel, embroidery guru, demonstrate how to get the look of free motion quilting without the stress—let your embroidery machine do the quilting for you! Quilting in the hoop creates superb consistency for prize-winning quilts.
Premiered: October 28, 2012
Organize and tote your valuables for vacation, shopping, and work with quick and classy gear. Nancy’s guest, Mary Mulari, has designed unique travel accessories that are clever and trendy. She and Nancy show how to make a roll-up blanket, easy zipper pulls, a roomy fold-up tote, a tray for gathering travel supplies, and much more. Organize your stuff so you can kick back and enjoy the ride!
Premiered: November 4, 2012
Stitch travel projects with inspiration from Mary Mulari’s ingenious creations. Author and designer Mary Mulari teams up with Nancy to make travel gear perfect for gifts or yourself. Learn the basics of making a travel trio bag set, jewels and treats bag, curling iron tote, tee with secret pockets for valuables, and other travel inspired projects. Versatile designs—simple enough for beginners!
Premiered: January 20, 2014
Take the lead from Nancy and serger pro Pam Mahshie to get your serging skills up to speed! Learn the basics, and get the confidence to gather, add puffing or textures, and serge on ribbon trim with ease. You’ll be surprised as you learn new-age serging techniques for your projects.
Premiered: January 27, 2014
If you keep your serger set at the basic 4-thread stitch, join Nancy and serger pro Pam Mahshie to take your creative sewing and serging in a new direction. Explore stitches and threading possibilities as the journey continues and you learn the basics. Then branch out into new directions with techniques you’ll love, for an ultimate serger experience!
Premiered: October 2, 2011
Designer Donna Fenske and Nancy explain how to use trims and fabric pieces to refashion what's already in your closet. Learn to change necklines, sleeves, and hemlines. Upcycle a shirt by exchanging the elements, or adding zipper piping, a quick ribbon placket, princess trim seams, and more.
Premiered: October 9, 2011
Create easy upcycled shirts from old classics with expert advice from designer Donna Fenske and Nancy. Make a quick turn-around shirt by switching the front to the back and vice versa--a great pullover! Add some ribbon or zipper trim, slim shaping with tucks and ties, make it feminine with easy fabric ruffles, and lots more.