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When you need the answer right now, you can go to your personal Sewing with Nancy library. Nancy Zieman from Nancy's Notions and Sewing with Nancy TV program, presents guidance for all your sewing, machine embroidery, patchwork and quilting projects.
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Nancy breaks project steps down into manageable 10, 20 or 30 minute segments so you make steady progress from start to beautiful finish. She will teach you timesaving techniques for strip and crazy quilting, pre-printed panel quilts, personalized quilting with photo transfers and quilted gifts to go.39 – Punch Rewards.
60 minute DVD
Nancy Zieman, hostess of TV/s Sewing with Nancy®, shows how to transform ready-made items, termed "blanks", from dull to dazzling by adding simple designer details such as dressing up a denim shirt with a chenille treatment on the collar and cuffs or jazzing up your jeans using machine embroidery and decorative trim and crystals.
39 – Punch Rewards.
- Add framed stitches, confetti appliqué or machine embroidery to purchased garments.
- Jazz up ordinary jeans with machine embroidery, decorative trims and crystals.
- Make nap time more fun by adding fuzzy creatures to baby blankets with appliqué and machine embroidery.
- Embellish fleece hats and scarves with delicate cording swirls.
- Give denim added personality with chenille trim, bartack accents and optimized stitches.
- Give a basic tote a splash of colour using stencils and stitches.
You can find very basic information, such as how to stitch a straight seam and how to tie a good knot for hand sewing, but you can also learn advanced techniques, such as stitching a double welt pocket in a jacket and adjusting a skirt pattern to that the zipper extends to the to of the waistband. No matter how long we've been sewing, we can always come up with a question about a tool or technique.39 – Punch Rewards.
Specialty presser feet expand the capabilities of your sewing machine. Nancy shows how to use the Open Toe Foot to appliqué and attach trim, the Fringe Foot to make trim and sew on buttons, the Multicord Foot to couch threads and gather, and the Edge Joining Foot to join trims and stitch in the ditch. She also uses the Cording and Piping Foot to create and insert piping, the Edgestitching Foot to make pleats and diamond tucks, the Pintuck Foot to make traditional and corded pintucks, and the Overcast-Guide Foot to overcast and seam knits. To achieve professional results Nancy uses the Little Foot/Patchwork Foot for precise seaming and channel stitching, the Curve Master Foot to simplify joining curved quilting seams, and the Big Foot to do echo quilting and free motion quilting and stippling. Nancy also demonstrates making and attaching ruffles using the Ruffler Foot. See a demonstration of each technique on this 90 minute Sewing With Nancy DVD.35 – Punch Rewards.
Commemorating the 20th Anniversary of her top-rated television series, Sewing with Nancy, Nancy Zieman shares the Best Viewer Hints gathered from viewers. Chapters include:
· Cure for the Cluttered Sewing Room
· Nifty Notions & Groovy Gadgets
· Spiffy Sewing Solutions
· Enlightening Embellishment Ideas
· I Came, I Saw, I Quilted
· Embroidery As Easy As ABC39 – Punch Rewards.
Simply twist and turn 6-1/4" blocks to create an infinite number of complicated-looking quilt designs—starting with the seven in the book. Only straight-line sewing required!Template and Book with FREE Hearts Entwined Table Runner Pattern30 – Punch Rewards.
Nancy Zieman who is considered by many as the most recognized and revered sewing expert in USA, teaches aspiring and experienced embroiderers everything they need to know to master machine embroidery.
An easy-to-understand tutorial that explains the basics of machine embroidery with detailed photos and illustrations.
This is a complete guide, not only for the beginner but for the more advanced student also.
144 pages43 – Punch Rewards.
Learn how to machine embroider with confidence. With the knowledge you obtain from the new Sewing With Nancy® DVD, you’ll be able to make educated choices when choosing equipment and supplies for machine embroidery. You will learn how to place designs accurately, how to hoop your projects, and how to manipulate designs. 40 minutes.30 – Punch Rewards.
Pattern Fitting with Confidence book by Nancy Zieman
49 – Punch Rewards.
- With the help of Pattern Fitting with Confidence book, you'll be able to adjust any garment pattern to fit your body.
- Nancy's simple formulas, easy to follow instructions, and clear illustrations help you understand the pivot and slide technique
- Learn basic fitting changes including bustline, darts, hipline, waistline, sleeves, shoulder, back, and more
- In addition, the book explains fitting techniques for skirts and pants as well as having reference charts for measurements, various body types, and even a personal fitting chart
- 128 pages
- Table of Contents
Watch and learn as Nancy walks you through the steps to creating patterns that fit. Nancy shares her simplified approach to pattern fitting. Start the fitting process by purchasing the right size pattern and learning to take measurements necessary for simple changes. Nancy demonstrates easy pivot & slide techniques, then incorporates them into fitting patterns for tops, jackets, and dresses. Make a fashion statement that fits!
Nancy offers confidence building skills for fitting skirt and pants patterns. Take three simple measurements, learn Nancy's pivot and slide techniques, and you're on your way to great fitting skirts and pants. Nancy walks you step by step through a variety of skirt and pant fitting techniques. She contends that great fitting pants often start with a smaller size pattern. 60 minute DVD with closed captioning.35 – Punch Rewards.
Quilt with Confidence provides all quilters with a solid foundation in the fundamentals of quiltmaking, including an introduction to tools and supplies. Nancy provides helpful hints throughout the book ensuring success every time.This is a great beginner's book, starting with the basics of quilting, choosing and coordinating fabrics, selecting the right batting, using the most essential tools and how to set up an ergonomic and efficient work area.A definite Must Have for the beginner, the teacher or the library. Written by one of our favourite teachers - Nancy Zieman from Sewing with Nancy.45 – Punch Rewards.
This 90 minute DVD by Nancy Zieman is great for the beginner quilter, but also includes sections for those with more experience. A potpourri of building projects are perfect for the beginner or aspiring quilter.35 – Punch Rewards.