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
Serger Boutique, Part 1 (Episode #2618)
KQED Life: Wed, Dec 26, 2012 -- 2:30 PM
Serge designer styles and accessories using Barbara Goldkorn's streamlined techniques. Serger specialist Barbara Goldkorn and Nancy team up to serge projects that are chic, easy, and fun. Learn new applications for basic serger stitches, fabulous attachments, and delightful projects using cover and chain stitches. They create a textured pillow, a sheer gathered scarf, beaded fabric accessories, and an elastic smocked sundress.
Embellish Outside The Box, Part 2 (Episode #2617)
KQED Life: Wed, Dec 26, 2012 -- 2:00 PM
Cast out sewing rules as you create head-turning embellishments with a no-hassle approach. Nancy and designer Vicki Tracy turn embellishing into "playtime," as they use twisted trim for edging, create no-hassle machine embroidered appliques, sandwich and stitch scraps and trims to make textured fabric, and more. They follow Vicki's mantra "Buy retail, add detail" to change traditional clothing into trendy chic styles.
Embellish Outside The Box, Part 1 (Episode #2616)
KQED Life: Wed, Dec 19, 2012 -- 2:30 PM
Revitalize your wardrobe as you embellish "outside the box"-create artsy free-form details. Designer and playful stitcher Vicki Tracy joins Nancy in a quest to embellish without any rules. They decorate a variety of clothing and accessories with beads, buttons, and nontraditional trim as they do easy and clever techniques such as carefree couching, button collages, sassy sandwiching, edgy ruffles, and more.
Sewing with Nancy's 30th Anniversary Special, Part 2 (Episode #2615)
KQED Life: Wed, Dec 19, 2012 -- 2:00 PM
Celebrate past and present memorable experiences with Nancy's special guests and a live TV audience. Gail Brown, Natalie Sewell, and Eileen Roche are among the special guests that reminisce with Nancy about past TV programs and their experiences then and now on Sewing With Nancy. See touching "Creative Kindness" and "Nancy's Corner" exerpts and hilarious TV clips and bloopers. Plus, hear from several of Nancy's sewing fans.
Sewing with Nancy's 30th Anniversary Special, Part 1 (Episode #2614)
KQED Life: Wed, Dec 12, 2012 -- 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, Dec 12, 2012 -- 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, Dec 5, 2012 -- 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, Dec 5, 2012 -- 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.