Sewing With Nancy Videos

Serger Workshop, Part 3

Premiered: November 27, 2011

Nancy and serger specialist Pam Mahshie focus on cover and chain stitches in this serger workshop. Follow along, making samples for your workbook. Learn speedy two-needle hemming, three-needle decorative topstitching, plus basic and decorative chain stitching. Go above and beyond with the Belt Loop Binder Attachment to create belt loops, trim, and stretchy activewear straps.

Sew Amazing Scarves, Part 1

Premiered: October 7, 2013

Finish the edges of a fashionable “O” Sew Easy pattern, create double layer bias scarves, or add the latest pendants and jewels to scarves for smart and chic creations. Learn easy sewing techniques and creative draping ideas.

Sew Amazing Scarves, Part 2

Premiered: October 14, 2013

Create flirty textured scarves in a matter of minutes using a few knots and a little sewing. This program features Knot Your Average Scarf, 20-Minute Scarf, S-Curve Scarf, Flirty Scarf, and All Knotted Up Scarf—as easy as it gets! Learn new and innovative techniques that are perfect for scarves.

Sew Amazing Scarves, Part 3

Premiered: October 21, 2013

Nancy shows her infamous wrapped corner, elastic thread shirring options, embroidery, fringing, and more. Create easy scarves such as the Loop and Tuck, Fringed Folly, and Embroidered Elegance that are chic, stylish, and fun to wear!

Sew Big Quilt Blocks, Part 1

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.

Sew Big Quilt Blocks, Part 2

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.

Sew Grand Dresden Quilts

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.

Sew Knits With Confidence, Part 1

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.

Sew Knits With Confidence, Part 2

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.

Sew Simple with Rectangles & Squares, Part 1

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!

Sew Simple with Rectangles & Squares, Part 2

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!

Sew Simple with Rectangles & Squares, Part 3

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!

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