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
Change Up Patchwork, Part 2 (Episode #2920H)
KQED Life: Wed, Feb 10, 2016 -- 2:30 PM
Make a Square Within a Square quilt block; then vary the fabric sizes for creative options. Learn to make a Square Within a Square block the traditional way; then change the mix, varying the length of the fabric pieces to stitch a Rectangle Within a Rectangle and a modern Floating Square block. All blocks and quilt designs are made with Nancy's signature streamline quilting techniques.
Change Up Patchwork, Part 1 (Episode #2919H)
KQED Life: Wed, Feb 10, 2016 -- 2:00 PM
Create different quilt designs from a 4-patch block by changing dimensions and color. Nancy starts this mini-series with a basic quilt block, the time-honored 4-patch design, and details the piecing techniques. Then watch as she changes it up, adjusting the sizes of the 4-patch design and working with modern color options. The results are dramatic, yet the sewing techniques are the same. This is an ideal series for beginner quilters.
Cabin Fever Quilts, Part 2 (Episode #2918H)
KQED Life: Wed, Feb 3, 2016 -- 2:30 PM
Discover tricks of modern quilting inspired by the traditional Log Cabin block. You might think that Log Cabin quilt blocks are very predictable-red center block with dark fabric strips added to one side and light strips added to the other. Nancy and guest Natalia Bonner, a modern quilt designer help you discover that with an unconventional approach the expected turns imaginative!
Cabin Fever Quilts, Part 1 (Episode #2917H)
KQED Life: Wed, Feb 3, 2016 -- 2:00 PM
Easily make modern quilt blocks from the traditional Log Cabin quilt blocks. Just as architecture has changed from the original log cabin homes to our modern 21st century homes, quilting has made the same transition. Nancy and guest Natalia Bonner, a self-proclaimed quilting addict, take a fresh approach to quilting, using dramatic colors and sleek lines.