Nancy Zieman—author, pattern designer, businesswomen, producer, and national sewing authority—is the host of the popular show Sewing With Nancy®, which appears exclusively on public television stations across the United States and Canada.
Sewing With Nancy® is a co-production of Wisconsin Public Television and Nancy Zieman Productions. Broadcast since September 1982, the program is the longest-airing sewing series on television. Nancy organizes each show in a how-to format, concentrating on step-by-step instructions.
Nancy has written numerous books. She designs patterns for the New York-based McCall Pattern Company and also designs sewing products for Clover Needlecraft.
In addition, Nancy is founder of Nancy's Notions®, a division of Tacony Corporation. The company publishes the Nancy's Notions® Catalog, a full color catalog containing hundreds of products including sewing books, notions, videos and DVDs, fabrics, and quilting products. Nancy is also the National Spokesperson for Baby Lock sewing machines and Nancy's Notions®.
The Wisconsin Women Entrepreneurs Association named Nancy the 1988 Entrepreneurial Woman of the Year. In 1991, she received the National 4-H Alumni Award.
Nancy lives in Beaver Dam, Wisconsin, with her husband, Richard. The couple has two sons, Ted and Tom.