Sewing With Nancy Videos

Nancy's Corner - Deon Maas, Anti-Ouch Pouch

Premiered: October 3, 2016

Sewing enthusiast & cancer survivor Deon Maas had firsthand experience using an uncomfortable bed pillow following a mastectomy. As a result, she developed the Anti-Ouch Pouch to help specific post-surgical needs of breast cancer patients. The Anti-Ouch Pouch is a pillow that hangs from an adjustable shoulder strap to cushion and support the area after breast surgery or during radiation treatment.

Trusty Triangles - A Row-by-Row Sampler Quilt, Part 1

Premiered: October 3, 2016

Nancy explains how to arrange simple half-square triangles into beautiful row-by-row designs. Learn how to make half-square triangles, and assemble three rows of a six row sampler quilt. Designs include - Opposing Arrows, Teetering Triangles, and Twirling Triangles.

Nancy's Corner - Diana Jasany, Diana's Golden Needle

Premiered: September 26, 2016

Sixteen year old Diana Jasany donated 150+ quilts, making a life-changing difference for people in need. Adopted from a Russian orphanage at 14 months old, she developed Diana’s Golden Needle as a Girl Scout Gold Award project. Her intent was to make 16 twin-sized quilts–one for each year she has lived in the United States since her adoption–to be given to youth aging out of the foster care system

10-20-30 Minutes to Recycle Jeans - Part Two

Premiered: September 26, 2016

What’s old is new again! Restyle your old jeans into useful and decorative home accessories. Nancy applies her 10-20-30 Minutes to Sew philosophy to create Soft-sided Bins, the Double Duty Mat for sewing and pressing, the Crossbody Jeans Bag, and the Two-for-One Apron.

10-20-30 Minutes to Recycle Jeans - Part One

Premiered: September 19, 2016

Don’t junk those old jeans! Nancy shows you how to use deconstructed denim jeans in a variety of new ways to decorate your kitchen. See how durable potholders, pretty placemats, a stylish casserole carrier, and darling bibs are all constructed using the 10-20-30 Minutes to Sew philosophy.

Nancy's Corner - Kay Capps Cross, Baby Lock

Premiered: September 19, 2016

Kay Capps Cross, a quilting teacher, shares techniques to reduce the apprehension of free motion quilting. Kay shows Nancy that one of the best tools quilters have for making wonderful geometric designs are their own fingers. Using a light touch, they take turns guiding the long arm machine to make simple lines for quilting.

The Best of Sewing with Nancy's Super-Sized Quilts, Part Two

Premiered: September 12, 2016

Create quilt blocks with impact. Nancy shares her favorite tips and techniques that make difficult to piece blocks—like Drunkard’s Path, and Hearts and Gizzards—assemble quickly and more easily.

The Best of Sewing with Nancy's Super-Sized Quilts, Part One

Premiered: September 5, 2016

Nancy breaks traditional sewing “rules” to show you how to achieve better results with quilt blocks. Learn her secrets to creating stunning, super-sized quilts. Try the Lone Star, the Sew Grand Dresden, and a Christmas tree skirt.

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!

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.

Best Sweatshirt Makeovers, Part Two

Premiered: August 15, 2016

Join the restyling trend as Nancy and her guest, Mary Mulari, share creative ways to makeover sweatshirts with stunning results. With creative cutting and stitching, you’ll twist, turn, and topstitch a sweatshirt into your own personal style statement.

Best Sweatshirt Makeovers, Part One

Premiered: August 8, 2016

Transform a wardrobe staple—the sweatshirt—into a unique garment that expresses your own personal style. Mary Mulari joins Nancy to inspire you with some of their favorite techniques and design ideas. Learn how to restyle a pullover to a cardigan, apply simple appliqués, and add plackets and zippers.

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