Sewing With Nancy Videos
Premiered: August 8, 2018Author and designer Joan Hinds teams up with Nancy to sew a versatile collection of clothes for 18" dolls, each sewn in 30 minutes or less. They reveal secrets for easy flat construction, no-hassle gathering, quick zigzagged elastic, lace hems, fun fusible applique, and much more. Create gathered skirts, leggings, camisoles, and dresses for everyday and special occasions.
Premiered: January 29, 2018Turn old school quilting into new school technology when using an embroidery machine for quilting. Eileen Roche, embroidery pro, joins Nancy to show how to hoop a quilt and handle the bulk with ease while stitching the designs automatically. Learn tips and techniques from quilting a table runner to a queen-sized quilt.
Premiered: January 22, 2018See how to turn your embroidery machine into a quilting machine with Nancy and guest, Eileen Roche, embroidery specialist. Nancy and Eileen show how the traditional way of quilting can be revolutionized, letting the computerized machine do the tricky stitching. Learn four of the eight embroidery lessons.
Premiered: January 15, 2018Nancy Zieman and her guest, Donna Fenske, share techniques to create hats and scarves with adorable animal features. Nancy shows how to appliqué as you add dimensional elements like faces, ears, paws, feathers, and more.
Premiered: January 8, 2018In her book, Quilt of Souls, Phyllis Lawson shares stories told by her grandmother during quilt making time. At 4 years old Phyllis Lawson was taken from the life she knew in Detroit and deposited in rural Alabama with her grandmother Lula Horn, whom she had never met before. In this unfamiliar environment, Phyllis discovered comfort and healing through Grandma Lula and the quilts she created.
Premiered: January 1, 2018Nancy 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.
Premiered: December 25, 2017What’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.
Premiered: December 18, 2017Don’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.
Premiered: December 11, 2017With 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!
Premiered: December 4, 2017Turn 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.
Premiered: November 27, 2017Join 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.
Premiered: November 20, 2017Transform 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.