Sewing with Nancy
Host Nancy Zieman takes the popular how-to format and presents it in a hands-on setting. Often featuring guest experts and viewer hints, she provides viewers with fun projects and effective sewing solutions.
Sewing with Nancy Previous Broadcasts
Sew Simple with Rectangles & Squares, Part 2 (Episode #2802)
KQED Life: Wed, Aug 27, 2014 -- 2:30 PM
Streamline sewing for modern projects with a little ingenuity. Hold-it Sacks for electronic devices, fabric bins for organizing, and wall pockets with a decorator's touch create pizazz in your home. Nancy uses easy rectangles and squares for patterns. Work with cotton or laminated fabric in your own customized color range-fresh and functional!
Sew Simple with Rectangles & Squares, Part 1 (Episode #2801)
KQED Life: Wed, Aug 27, 2014 -- 2:00 PM
Make easy projects all starting with rectangles and squares. Nancy creates timesaving gifts such as a cosmetic bag, tote, and luggage saddlebag using comparable sewing steps, straight stitching, and double-sided quilted fabric. Plus, all of the projects start with easy patterns-rectangles and squares!
Sewing with Nancy on the Road (Episode #2726)
KQED Life: Wed, Aug 20, 2014 -- 2:30 PM
A road trip with Nancy is the ultimate sewing or quilting experience. Nancy steps out of the Sewing With Nancy studio-at least for one episode, and takes the show on the road. During this stop Nancy visits Quilt Expo, showing you the newest trends in quilting techniques, fabrics, and more. See an "eye-candy" quilt show and learn about the quilter's bonds of golden threads.
Ultimate Serger Techniques, Part 2 (Episode #2725)
KQED Life: Wed, Aug 20, 2014 -- 2:00 PM
This fun and facts serger class will teach you the basics and beyond. If you keep your serger set at the basic 4-thread stitch, join Nancy and serger pro Pam Mahshie to take your creative sewing and serging in a new direction. Explore stitches and threading possibilities as the journey continues and you learn the basics. Then branch out into new directions with techniques you'll love, for an ultimate serger experience!
Ultimate Serger Techniques, Part 1 (Episode #2724)
KQED Life: Wed, Aug 13, 2014 -- 2:30 PM
Use your serger for more than finishing fabric edges. Take the lead from Nancy and serger pro Pam Mahshie to get your serging skills up to speed! Learn the basics, and get the confidence to gather, add puffing or textures, and serge on ribbon trim with ease. You'll be surprised as you learn new-age serging techniques for your projects.
Sewing Modkid Style, Part 2 (Episode #2723)
KQED Life: Wed, Aug 13, 2014 -- 2:00 PM
Create colorful and wearable knits designed with a little fashionista in mind. Kids and knit fashions fit together like hand and glove, so why not sew, serge, and create fashions for your favorite little girls? You'll have fun; they'll reap the benefits! Guest Patty Young joins Nancy to continue the series designed to make mom/grandma smile, and to make little girls twirl with delight!
Sewing Modkid Style, Part 1 (Episode #2722)
KQED Life: Wed, Aug 6, 2014 -- 2:30 PM
Sew comfortable children's clothes that are fun for them to wear! Fabric designer Patty Young joins Nancy to inspire you to sew for the favorite little girls in your life. Use knit fabrics along with Patty's compelling designs, and learn to create fashions that allow children to run, stretch, and play comfortably with flair and style.
Sew Speedy Lone Star Quilts (Episode #2721)
KQED Life: Wed, Aug 6, 2014 -- 2:00 PM
It's about time...for a speedy version of the Lone Star quilt design. The Lone Star Quilt pattern is noted for its beauty, striking design, and hmmm, difficulty to stitch. Nancy has totally redesigned the cutting and piecing process of this traditional design and made it speedy to sew. Plus, you learn creative design options.