Seams Unlikely Book Review

February 6, 2014 in News



We’re honored to be part of the Seams Unlikely blog tour hosted by Nancy Zieman! Seams Unlikely is Nancy’s autobiography, and it is an intriguing insight into the sewing superstar. From 4-H and working at Minnesota Fabrics to Nancy’s Notions and Sewing with Nancy, Nancy worked hard at her passion for sewing to get to where she is today.

Anytime you see a celebrity on TV or encounter them in real, there always seems to be something elusive about them that leaves many wanting to know more. I was fortunate to meet Nancy this past fall at Quilt Market in Houston, and I’m not going to lie, I was kind of starstruck! Of course, Nancy was very nice, but I instantly wanted to know more about her…her background, how she became an expert in the sewing industry, etc.

After reading Seams Unlikely, I feel like that need to learn more was completely satisfied. Nancy’s autobiography covers everything from her struggle with health issues, including knee problems and Bell’s Palsy, to the beginning of Nancy’s Notions and  Sewing with Nancy. It truly is a story of a woman who knew where her passion lies and worked hard to achieve success. But, the refreshing thing about Nancy’s story is that there isn’t an ounce of greed or excess. You can genuinely tell that Nancy just wanted to do what she loved and wanted to share that with others.

Seams Unlikely shows that passion, dedication, trust, and hard work really do pay off. We are lucky to have Nancy as part of the sewing industry!

Watch the video below to learn a little more:

Would you like to WIN a copy of Seams Unlikely? All you have to do is head here to Nancy’s blog and leave a comment on her post!


Thanks again to Nancy Zieman Productions for including Totally Stitchin’ on the blog tour for Seams Unlikely. There are many more amazing sewists who are participating as well, so check them out:

February 4          Nancy Zieman 

February 5          Eileen Roche

February 5          Pat Sloan

February 6          Melissa Stramel

February 6          The Long Ladies

February 6          Tori Thompson

February 7          Amy Barickman

February 7          Melissa Mora

February 8          Shari Butler

February 8          Vicki Christensen

February 9          Carolina Moore

February 9          Kate Mclvor

February 10          Amy Ellis

February 10          Melissa Mortenson

February 11          Ilene Miller

February 11          Liz Hicks

February 11          Rachael Pannepacker

February 12          Bill Gardner

February 12          Elizabeth Evans

February 13          Amy Webb

February 13          Lindsay Wilkes

February 14          Gertie Hirsch

February 14          Veronica Philips

February 15          Jenny Gabriel

February 15          Laura Wasilowski

February 16          Frieda Anderson

February 16          Rita Farro

February 17          Cindy Cloward

February 17          Joan Hawley

February 17          Patty Young

February 18          Nancy Zieman

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