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
Sewing with Nancy's 30th Anniversary Special, Part 1 (Episode #2614)
KQED Life: Wed, Apr 22, 2015 -- 2:30 PM
Reminisce with Nancy and a studio audience as she takes you behind the scenes over the past 30 years. Nancy commemorates 30 years on TV with a trip down memory lane. She introduces her family, friends, special guests, and several coworkers in this celebratory show with old TV clips, bloopers, and more. Nancy's friend, Mary Mulari, and coworkers chitchat about crazy things that happened on and off the set over the years.
Travel Gear Made Easy, Part 2 (Episode #2613)
KQED Life: Wed, Apr 22, 2015 -- 2:00 PM
Stitch travel projects that "rock" with inspiration from Mary Mulari's ingenious creations. Author and designer Mary Mulari teams up with Nancy to make travel gear perfect for gifts or yourself. Learn the basics of making a travel trio bag set, a jewels and treats bag, a curling iron tote, a tee with secret pockets for valuables, and other travel inspired projects. Versatile designs-simple enough for beginners!
Travel Gear Made Easy, Part 1 (Episode #2612)
KQED Life: Wed, Apr 15, 2015 -- 2:30 PM
Organize and tote your valuables for vacation, shopping, and work with quick and classy gear. Nancy's guest, Mary Mulari, has designed unique travel accessories that are clever and trendy. She and Nancy show how to make a roll-up blanket, easy zipper pulls, a roomy fold-up tote, a tray for gathering travel supplies, and much more. Organize your stuff so you can kick back and enjoy the ride!
Quilts from the House of Tula Pink, Part 2 (Episode #2611)
KQED Life: Wed, Apr 15, 2015 -- 2:00 PM
Make, use, and love artistic quilts and projects created with large prints and tubular strips. Designer Tula Pink works with Nancy to turn chaos into beauty for the Stacks quilt-stacking pinwheels, blocks, and continuous tube strips. They use squares and rectangles as a base to feature a Shattered Glass design, plus they give you confidence to work with framed large-scale prints, as in the Grand Salon quilt.
Quilts from the House of Tula Pink, Part 1 (Episode #2610)
KQED Life: Wed, Apr 8, 2015 -- 2:30 PM
Create modern free-form designs using traditional quilting methods-fast and precise. Nancy and author/designer Tula Pink start with designs inspired by nature and create unique modern quilt designs, as they create Tula's Beanstalks, Houndstooth, and Any Which Way quilts. They showcase strip quilting with wedges, supersizing a traditional design, and a scrappy fusing technique.
Fabric Flowers, Part 2 (Episode #2609)
KQED Life: Wed, Apr 8, 2015 -- 2:00 PM
Be inspired to make small floral accessories and accents that have a big visual impact. Author/designer Amy Barickman teams up with Nancy to reveal the secrets for making lovely flowers with beautiful fabrics and items rescued from your closet. Make Coil Blossoms with bias strips and cording, denim Ragged-edge Roses, Tailored Tie Flowers, wool felt Lily Blooms, and Frilly Flowers from retired tees.
Fabric Flowers, Part 1 (Episode #2608)
KQED Life: Wed, Apr 1, 2015 -- 2:30 PM
Create attractive floral accessories using small pieces of fabric and some savvy techniques. Felted Poppies, Rosettes, and Petals; Bias Strip Blooms; and Budding Yo-yos are some of the first fabric flowers that you'll learn to make in this two-part series with Amy Barickman and Nancy. Combine texture, fiber, dimension, and shaping for these dramatic accessories that are easy options for gifts.
Fancy Footworks 2, Part 3 (Episode #2607)
KQED Life: Wed, Apr 1, 2015 -- 2:00 PM
Do you have extra presser feet hiding in your accessory box? Dig out your specialty presser feet and save some sewing time and effort using the Bias Binding Foot, Buttonhole Foot, Sequins 'n Ribbon Foot, and the Free-Motion Quilting Foot. Nancy teaches you how to use these feet to their full potential in this workbook style class that has you sew and save your samples.