Sewing with Nancy
TV's longest-running sewing program continues the tradition of bringing the best in contemporary sewing, quilting and home decorating ideas to viewers. Host Nancy Zieman and her guests share their love of the sewing arts by exploring the latest ideas in one of the country's most popular crafts.
Sewing with Nancy Previous Broadcasts
Sew The Perfect T-Shirt, Part 1 (Episode #2905H)
KQED Life: Wed, Sep 21, 2016 -- 2:30 PM
Add a designer touch to an easy-to-make T-shirt-fast and fun! Designer Pamela Leggett joins Nancy to share fitting techniques that flatter "real" figures and to show simple knit sewing tips for T-shirts. Pamela's easy T-shirt pattern has a flattering style that gives options for the necklines that are featured.
Quick Stitch to Wear Again, Part 2 (Episode #2904H)
KQED Life: Wed, Sep 21, 2016 -- 2:00 PM
Nancy takes an easy and lighter approach to clothing repairs. Replace broken zippers, mend jeans, sew on buttons, and more with this unconventional approach to repairs. Nancy breaks all the traditional sewing rules with these easy clothing repair techniques. Zipper Remedy, Holes to Art, Lumberjack Patches, Too Much Cake Fix, and more.
Quick Stitch to Wear Again, Part 1 (Episode #2903H)
KQED Life: Wed, Sep 14, 2016 -- 2:30 PM
Nancy highlights a simple, yet unconventional, approach to clothing repairs. Learn the Fool'em Jeans Hem, the No-Bump Jeans Hem, a Snug-Up the Waist Fix, and a Cover-up Zipper Fix. You'll be surprised at these easy methods to do your own clothing repairs quickly.
Nancy's Favorite Handbag Sewing Techniques, Part (Episode #2902H)
KQED Life: Wed, Sep 14, 2016 -- 2:00 PM
Learn Nancy's secrets for making a designer handbag with panache. Add grommets and piping to a cinched tote, embroider monograms on faux leather, or create a continuous strap to hold a yoga mat or baby blanket. Nancy's easy handbag techniques can be adapted for your favorite bag pattern.
Nancy's Favorite Handbag Sewing Techniques, Part 1 (Episode #2901H)
KQED Life: Wed, Sep 7, 2016 -- 2:30 PM
Create fashion forward handbags by making easy changes to your bag pattern. Learn easy functional handbag changes, add ribbon inspiration accents, create a recessed zipper closure or clutch handles, and more. Nancy's favorite handbag techniques make personalized bags with designer appeal.
How to Sew Art, Part 2 (Episode #2826)
KQED Life: Wed, Sep 7, 2016 -- 2:00 PM
Add the finishing touches to a gorgeous photograph wall hanging. During this second episode with guest Tammie Bowser, learn how to put the finishing touches on a quilted photograph wall hanging. Also, learn how to improve your design by using specific fabric values and positioning of the fabric pieces in an random manner.