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.
Fancy Footworks 2, Part 3 (#2607) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG
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.
- KQED Life: Wed, May 22, 2013 -- 2:00pm email reminder
Fabric Flowers, Part 1 (#2608) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG
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.
- KQED Life: Wed, May 22, 2013 -- 2:30pm email reminder
Fabric Flowers, Part 2 (#2609) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG
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.
- KQED Life: Wed, May 29, 2013 -- 2:00pm email reminder
Quilts from the House of Tula Pink, Part 1 (#2610) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG
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.
- KQED Life: Wed, May 29, 2013 -- 2:30pm email reminder
Quilts from the House of Tula Pink, Part 2 (#2611) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG
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.
- KQED Life: Wed, Jun 5, 2013 -- 2:00pm email reminder
Travel Gear Made Easy, Part 1 (#2612) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG
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!
- KQED Life: Wed, Jun 5, 2013 -- 2:30pm email reminder
Travel Gear Made Easy, Part 2 (#2613) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG
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!
- KQED Life: Wed, Jun 12, 2013 -- 2:00pm email reminder
Sewing with Nancy's 30th Anniversary Special, Part 1 (#2614) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG
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.
- KQED Life: Wed, Jun 12, 2013 -- 2:30pm email reminder
Sewing with Nancy's 30th Anniversary Special, Part 2 (#2615) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG
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.
- KQED Life: Wed, Jun 19, 2013 -- 2:00pm email reminder
Embellish Outside The Box, Part 1 (#2616) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG
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.
- KQED Life: Wed, Jun 19, 2013 -- 2:30pm email reminder
Embellish Outside The Box, Part 2 (#2617) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG
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.
- KQED Life: Wed, Jun 26, 2013 -- 2:00pm email reminder
Serger Boutique, Part 1 (#2618) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG
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.
- KQED Life: Wed, Jun 26, 2013 -- 2:30pm email reminder
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