Sewing With Nancy Videos

Fancy Footworks 2, Part 3

Premiered: September 23, 2012

Dig out your specialty presser feet and save some sewing time and effort using the Bias Binding Foot, Buttonhole Foot, Sequins ’n Ribbon Foot, and the Free-Motion Quilting Foot. Nancy teaches you how to use these feet to their full potential in this workbook style class that has you sew and save your samples.

Fashion Sewing: Plain to Fabulous - Part One

Premiered: January 9, 2017

Make a sewing statement, starting with a basic pattern, then “fill up” spaces—a yoke, a front panel, or cuffs, with embellishments or unique fabrics. Learn how these fabric accents can create flattering illusions of a slimmer shape while learning creative sewing techniques such as discharge fabric dying and carefree threadwork. Guest Lorraine Torrence joins Nancy.

Fashion Sewing: Plain to Fabulous - Part Two

Premiered: January 16, 2017

Join Nancy and wearable art specialist Lorraine Torrance as they share how to combine fabrics that are not usually used together to change a plain fashion to fabulous. Silk organza, charmeuse, denim and velveteen can all play well together in a jacket you create, once you learn the sewing savvy tips and techniques. Be inspired to personalize your fashion sewing.

Fast and Fleecy Accessories, Part 1

Premiered: January 1, 2012

Start with yardage of fleece or other "fleecy" fabrics and learn how to create quick projects--perfect for gift giving. Scarves, wraps, and even capes can easily be sewn or serged with a little sewing know how from Nancy.

Fast and Fleecy Accessories, Part 2

Premiered: January 8, 2012

Accessorize your home with fleecy projects, creating fast-to-sew blankets, pillows, and much more. These projects, which can easily be made in an evening, are ideal for first time sewists and stitchers.

Favorite Scarves to Sew, Part One

Premiered: August 22, 2016

Turn a rectangle of fabric into a fabulous accessory. Scarves are fashion statements that are as enjoyable to create as they are to wear. Nancy and her guest, Donna Fenske, highlight some timeless scarf techniques that can be quickly created in a variety of fabrics.

Favorite Scarves to Sew, Part Two

Premiered: August 29, 2016

With a minimal amount of fabric and a little bit of sewing time, you can create a fashion statement with an easy-to-make and easy-to-wear scarf. Select the Loop and Tuck Scarf, the S-Curve Scarf, Knot Your Average Scarf, the Convertible Ride Scarf, or the Double De-Lite Scarf and start sewing with Nancy!

Fearless Quilting Finishes, Part 1

Premiered: August 26, 2013

Nancy addresses basic border options with ideas for cutting, mitering, working with odd angles, flanges, and cornerstones. She includes pieced border techniques that are simple, yet inspiring, such as piano key, scrappy checkerboard, and 4-patch.

Fearless Quilting Finishes, Part 2

Premiered: September 2, 2013

Nancy takes the “ouch” out of finishing quilt tops—fearless and fun! Start by layering and pinning (or fusing), then learn easy no-fear quilting options, basic to creative, and all done on your sewing machine—no hand sewing. Quilt layers by stitching in the ditch, “decorative tie” stitches, or fearless stippling.

Fearless Quilting Finishes, Part 3

Premiered: September 9, 2013

Learn how to cut and apply traditional binding and binding for unique shapes (curves, hexagons, and more) including effortless mitered corners. Plus, Nancy shares ideas for using prepackaged binding with perfect results.

Free-Motion Quilting for Beginners, Part 1

Premiered: December 15, 2014

Free-motion quilt with ease—it’s fast and fun! Learn to free-motion quilt on your sewing machine and you’ll never look back. Nancy and guest Molly Hanson show how to quilt like 
a pro and create finished projects without using a long-arm machine.

Free-Motion Quilting for Beginners, Part 2

Premiered: December 22, 2014

Create free-motion quilting designs with confidence. Learn how to master all the fundamentals of free-motion quilting. Nancy and guest Molly Hanson show you how to confidently stitch different quilting designs, including stippling variations, swirls, and wood grain.

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