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
Quick Column Quilts, Part 1 (Episode #2804)
KQED Life: Wed, Dec 17, 2014 -- 2:30 PM
Replace traditional quilt blocks with sleek columns of fabric. Nancy sews Heartbeat Columns and Interrupted Columns-both provide pleasing movement. The Heartbeat Quilt looks much like an EKG. It's a perfect baby quilt in bold colors! Interrupted strata columns teach basic color coordination, and the horizontal strips provide artistic interruptions.
Sew Simple with Rectangles & Squares, Part 3 (Episode #2803)
KQED Life: Wed, Dec 17, 2014 -- 2:00 PM
Organize accessories, update decor, or travel with these simple yet handy projects-great gifts! Start with rectangles and squares, then add specialty fabric and trim to create attractive usable projects. Nancy highlights projects such as jewelry caddies, ironing blankets, a closet organizer, and a pillow wrap. Sew these simple projects using straight stitches, unique fabrics, and easy sewing techniques!
Sew Simple with Rectangles & Squares, Part 2 (Episode #2802)
KQED Life: Wed, Dec 10, 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, Dec 10, 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!
Circles Sew Simple (Episode #2626)
KQED Life: Wed, Dec 3, 2014 -- 2:30 PM
Sewing in circles? Create intriguing projects with a little circle magic and some free-spirited designs. Join Nancy and guest Donna Fenske as they stitch quilts with head-turning simple circle techniques. Learn to make a Scrappy Orange Peel quilt-no tedious backing and binding-a Crazy for Circles quilt with chic circle appliques, a Wedding Ring quilt stitched in circles, and more. Express yourself using these momentous new circle concepts!
Sew Knits with Confidence, Part 2 (Episode #2625)
KQED Life: Wed, Dec 3, 2014 -- 2:00 PM
Upstyle your wardrobe by sewing fashionable new knits-Nancy shows you how. Learn easy techniques to add finishing touches to knits-ruffles, flounces, embroidery, floral embellishments, and more. Nancy teaches creative techniques to accent knits, plus she features several new knit projects designed to make for yourself or as gifts-a flouncy tee, texting gloves, a T-shirt makeover, and more.