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
Jackets for Real People, Part 2 (Episode #2526)
KQED Life: Wed, Apr 24, 2013 -- 2:30 PM
Construct a lined jacket with ease-21st century style. Pati Palmer, designer and celebrated sewing instructor, joins Nancy to share her tips on a no-fail welt pocket, "bagging a lining technique," easy mitered vents, and much more. Streamline the process of making a fashionable jacket with these innovative ideas.
Jackets for Real People, Part 1 (Episode #2525)
KQED Life: Wed, Apr 24, 2013 -- 2:00 PM
Discover professional interfacing secrets that add fashionable dimension to a jacket. Designer and sewing legend Pati Palmer joins Nancy for a 2-part series on sewing a designer jacket. In this first program, learn the latest in interfacing to sew an Armani-style jacket. In jacket making, it's what's inside that counts!
1 Easy Jacket Pattern - 6 Terrific Looks, Part 2 (Episode #2524)
KQED Life: Wed, Apr 17, 2013 -- 2:30 PM
Make a stylish jacket with a simple pattern and clever artistic techniques. Use an easy unlined jacket/coat pattern and express your personality with embellishment options for three new looks. Nancy and guest Amy Barickman detail how simple changes to fabric and technique allow you to quickly sew creative jackets with unique accents.
1 Easy Jacket Pattern - 6 Terrific Looks, Part 1 (Episode #2523)
KQED Life: Wed, Apr 17, 2013 -- 2:00 PM
Learn easy sewing and embellishment techniques for a jacket with multiple fashion options. Join Nancy and designer Amy Barickman as they take a simple swing jacket/coat pattern and give it different looks with a little creative sewing and charming vintage elements. In this first episode you'll learn basic sewing tips plus quick serging and embellishment ideas to fashion several new jacket versions.
Fast and Fleecy Accessories, Part 2 (Episode #2522)
KQED Life: Wed, Apr 10, 2013 -- 2:30 PM
Warm and cozy projects for your home are quick to stitch-and no fitting! Accessorize your home with fleecy projects, creating fast-to-sew blankets, pillows, and much more. These projects, which can easily be made in an evening, are ideal for first time sewists and stitchers.
Fast and Fleecy Accessories, Part 1 (Episode #2521)
KQED Life: Wed, Apr 10, 2013 -- 2:00 PM
Use soft knit fleece to create fashionable accessories in a flash! Start with yardage of fleece or other "fleecy" fabrics and learn how to create quick projects-perfect for gift giving. Scarves, wraps, and even capes can easily be sewn or serged with a little sewing know how from Nancy.
Fresh from the Clothesline: Quilts and Small Projects, Part 2 (Episode #2520)
KQED Life: Wed, Apr 3, 2013 -- 2:30 PM
Learn to add a touch of nostalgia to fresh new quilting projects. Quilting doesn't always refer to "bed quilts." Join Nancy and guest Darlene Zimmerman for innovative ways to use reproduction fabrics and designs, 1930s-1940s inspired, to quickly stitch 21st century projects.
Fresh from the Clothesline: Quilts and Small Projects, Part 1 (Episode #2519)
KQED Life: Wed, Apr 3, 2013 -- 2:00 PM
Use your fabric stash and vintage designs to create quick and easy quilted projects. Nancy and vintage quilt expert Darlene Zimmerman take a fresh look at 1930s-1940s quilt fabrics and designs, sharing quick projects and full size quilt designs. Nancy and Darlene also teach you how to create quilts to fit your decor, and how to use your stash of fabrics, no matter what the style.