Nancy Zieman Archives - Totally Stitchin

by Tori

Nancy Zieman’s Christmas Stocking Sewing Challenge

November 21, 2014 in News

Nancy Zieman Stocking Sewing Challenge You’re invited to participate in Nancy Zieman's Christmas Stocking Sewing Challenge. Use one of the free sewing patterns below and sew a Christmas stocking for yourself, a family member, or as a gift. Then, enter the Christmas Stocking Sewing Challenge. It’s easy! Challenge Details: Select your pattern from one of the free stocking projects available on Pellon’s website or Baby Lock’s website. Search "stocking," and you'll ...

by Tori

Quick Column Quilts Blog Tour

September 8, 2014 in News

We are 'sew' excited to participate in Nancy Zieman's Quick Column Quilts Blog Tour today! This tour celebrates Nancy's new book, Quick Column Quilts, and today, I'm sharing my favorite quilt project from the book, as well as my creative vision for making it one day! About the Book Included in Quick Column Quilts are 12 bold and beautiful designs for making ...

by Tori

Modern Twist on Traditional Quilting

March 20, 2014 in News

You know how it goes, new things are really just old things that look a little different. We see it all of the time with fashion trends, and it certainly rings true in the quilting world as well. Many quilting books and patterns are inspired by traditional techniques and blocks, but they've gotten a touch of a makeover. By simply ...

by Tori

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 ...

by Kelly

Nancy Zieman’s Knits Blog Tour

April 18, 2013 in News

All of us at Totally Stitchin' are excited to participate in Nancy Zieman’s blog tour and give- away to celebrate the release of her new book Sew Knits with Confidence and her new knit patterns.  Nancy's publisher sent us a copy of the book plus the patterns, and I got choose!  This was the hardest part! After a long debate ...

by Tori

Nancy Zieman Hobo Tote

February 22, 2013 in Projects

Have you heard? Nancy Zieman designed a new purse pattern called Trace N' Create Template- Nancy's Hobo Tote Collection for Clover, and Nancy is celebrating by hosting a blog hop featuring the new template. Luckily for us, Totally Stitchin' was asked to host a stop on the tour! As part of this fun event, I received Nancy's Hobo Tote Template, purse ...

by Tori

What’s Going on in the Sewing World?

February 5, 2013 in News

It's gearing up to be a busy month in the sewing world! Here's what's happening 1. National Embroidery Month In honor of National Embroidery Month, Designer's Gallery Software & AccuQuilt have partnered up to launch the new EmbroideryWorks with over 100 built-in AccuQuilt GO! Shapes. This new product is the applique fanatics new bff! Watch this video to learn more: EW-AQ-Sweepstakes from Tacony ...

by Kendra

Quickly Serge Holiday Napkins!

November 17, 2011 in Projects

Need a hostess gift idea that's quick and easy? Want to dress-up your holiday dinner table with new linens? Learn how to make quick napkins with your serger, compliments of Sewing with Nancy!

by Stacey

Anyone Want to Win a Koala Studio Suite?

September 22, 2011 in Giveaways

By now I am sure you have seen the awe inspiring sewing studios of  Eleanor Burns and Nancy Zieman, I hope to one day have a studio space as nice as theirs.  There is one thing I don't understand, where is all the fabric?  Mine is usually draped over every surface or in a heap on or near a chair ...

by Kendra

Pattern Fitting Know-How

September 13, 2010 in General, Tips & Tricks, Videos

Nancy Zieman is a guru when it comes to sewing, especially pattern fitting. She's been hosting a PBS show, Sewing with Nancy, for over 25 years. And, in that time she's made hundreds of projects -- garments, quilts and embroidery. In this video Nancy demonstrates how easy it is to fit a pattern to your body using the pivot and slide ...
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