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Sewing with Nancy Previous Broadcasts

Sew Smart-A Three Season Jacket (Episode #3110H)

KQED 9: Sun, Dec 30, 2018 -- 8:30 AM

If it's been awhile since you stitched a jacket, take the easy approach and create a swing-style jacket made from comfortable, yet fashionable knit. Nancy returns to her sewing roots sharing timesaving sewing tips while creating a stylish jacket with two collar options and sleeve lengths. Learn updated sewing techniques for Ponte knit, a fabric that stitches like a woven, but drapes like a knit.

Best Sweatshirt Makeovers, Part 2 (Episode #3002H)

KQED Plus: Wed, Dec 26, 2018 -- 4:30 PM

Join the restyling trend as Nancy and her guest, Mary Mulari, revisit some of their favorite designs and share creative ways to makeover sweatshirts with stunning results. With creative cutting and stitching, you'll twist, turn, and topstitch a sweatshirt into your own personal style statement.

Sewing Today's Fashion Trends-Tunics (Episode #3109H)

KQED 9: Sun, Dec 23, 2018 -- 8:30 AM

Make your own fashion statement when you stitch this stylish and versatile knit tunic with Nancy's expert guidance and helpful sewing hints. Nancy walks you step-by-step through the sewing process, showing that knit sewing is enjoyable and easy. Learn how simple tools and notions streamline the stitching process of collars, sleeves, and seams.

Best Sweatshirt Makeovers, Part 1 (Episode #3001H)

KQED Plus: Wed, Dec 19, 2018 -- 4:30 PM

Transform a wardrobe staple-the sweatshirt-into a unique garment that expresses your own personal style. Mary Mulari joins Nancy to inspire you with some of their new projects and a few favorites from the past 30 years. Learn how to restyle a pullover to a cardigan, apply simple appliques, and add plackets and zippers.

Strip-By-Strip Patchwork Quilts, Part 2 (Episode #3108H)

KQED 9: Sun, Dec 16, 2018 -- 8:30 AM

Nancy and quilt designer, Donna Fenske, explore the use of color and design to achieve a rich depth of tone and dimension by using fabric strips to construct quilt blocks. Learn how fabric and block dimension changes produce an entirely new look. Projects include Jeweled Illusion and Tumbling Leaves table runners, and the Fractured Sunlight quilt.

Cuddle Buddies Hats and Scarves (Episode #2926H)

KQED Plus: Wed, Dec 12, 2018 -- 4:30 PM

Learn to create hat and scarf sets that have adorable animal features. Nancy Zieman and her guest, Donna Fenske, share techniques to create hats and scarves with adorable animal features. Nancy shows how to applique as you add dimensional elements like faces, ears, paws, feathers and more.

Strip-By-Strip Patchwork Quilts, Part 1 (Episode #3107H)

KQED 9: Sun, Dec 9, 2018 -- 8:30 AM

Variegated fabrics and simple-to-stitch fabric strips known as strata, give these quilt designs great visual interest. Great as stash busting projects, Nancy and quilt designer, Donna Fenske, show you techniques to transform fabric strips into beautiful quilts to decorate your home.

Hoop It Up - Guide to Successful Embroidery, Part 2 (Episode #2925H)

KQED Plus: Wed, Dec 5, 2018 -- 4:30 PM

Learn how to successfully use stabilizers and embroidery designs to stitch top-notch projects. Embroidery pro Marie Zinno joins Nancy to share her tips on how to successfully embroider by machine. As a professional, Marie knows the ins and outs of attaching a ready made T-shirt, baby onesie, tote, or slippers to an embroidery hoop, and she's willing to share all her trade secrets.

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