Sewing With Nancy Videos
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.
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
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!
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®.
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.
Premiered: December 11, 2011
Continuing the process of creating Designer Bags, Nancy and guest Eileen Roche add the finishing details to their handbags. They stitch and embroider tabs, add magnetic snaps, and share other imaginative details for the bags.
Premiered: October 20, 2014
Joan Hinds, author and designer, joins Nancy to share her latest doll costume patterns and sewing tips. They sew up a fairy, princess, bride, southern belle, and mermaid—they’re all easy to sew, using flat construction and fabulous tips from Joan and Nancy.
Premiered: October 27, 2014
Attend a make believe rodeo, jump tall buildings in a single bound, become a mod-style witch, or try a bug’s life with these 18" doll costumes. Guest Joan Hinds uses a minimum of pattern pieces in her easy-to-sew designs. Nancy and Joan sew doll costumes from unique fabrics and include a variety of techniques.
Premiered: January 6, 2013
Author and designer Joan Hinds and Nancy share the secrets to sew a seasonal collection of clothes for 18" dolls. Each outfit is sewn with speedy techniques and easy flat construction. Learn to use a variety of fabrics and embellish with ruffles, ribbing, snaps, and trim. Create a raincoat, recital dress, hiking outfit, and a sassy little sundress.
Premiered: January 13, 2013
Nancy and designer Joan Hinds create adorable doll clothes that are easy to sew and incorporate fast closures for little fingers. Learn to make impressive special occasion clothing including a fairy princess dress, a cheerleader outfit, a snowy day ensemble, and a sweetheart dress. Sew gathers, sweet necklines, easy hems, fancy trim, and more.
Premiered: January 12, 2015
Create a modern version of the Double Wedding Ring Quilt design. Victoria Findlay Wolfe, called a “mod-quilt celebrity” by the Wall Street Journal, is Nancy’s guest. Learn how to take a traditional Double Wedding Ring Quilt design and give it a modern interpretation. The results are breathtaking in their originality and diversity.
Premiered: January 19, 2015
Diversify basic techniques to create an original Double Wedding Ring Quilt. Nancy’s guest, Victoria Findlay Wolfe, is a unique quilter whose work is rooted in tradition, yet she produces quilts that push the proverbial quilting envelope. Learn the basic technique to create a Double Wedding Ring Quilt, and then how to diversify the technique.