Nancy Zieman The Blog - Recycled Jeans=Crafty New Sewing Projects
Store craft items, sewing supplies, toiletries, or stationery in these flexible bins. The ready-made pockets give double the storage space. Plus, the bins can
Leftovers - Michele Made Me
As a rule, I always have leftovers. As a rule, I like to eat ’em up the very next day. With these leftovers (from here), I made something small and pretty… and inedible. And then I sent the inedible somethings far away over land and sea to some very special people where I just know...Read More »
HOW TO - Make a Sharpening Pincushion | Make:
Sister Diane at CraftyPod shows us how she stitched up a pincushion and stuffed it with steel wool to make a cushion for sharpening straight pins.
My New Favorite Interfacing!
I usually keep different types of interfacing on hand at all times. I am picky about what I use - I prefer fusible horsehair (ACRO) in totebags because it's woven and strong. I use fusible fleece in little bags because it adds shape. And I use a lightweight fusible in lots of projects just to give the fabric some strength. A few months ago I learned about a new type of stabilizer called Soft and Stable by Annie. It was a thin foam-based stabilizer. I loved to work with it because it added…
Sewing Machine Covers - Sew, Hem and Serge
Hello. I'm very low on cards to blog so I'm alternating them with sewing posts. Barbara is on Hochanda next Sunday though so I'll soon have some more that I can share. As my sewing obsession has grown so has my sewing machine collection. I now have machines to sew, hem and serge (more about that word later) and they all needed pretty covers. The fabric used on them all is from the Sew Retro range by Makower. They have fusible fleece stuck to the main fabric to give it a bit of body and are…
Learn to Use Your Serger in Creative Ways
I rarely pass up the chance to browse through a specialty shop, always on the look out for trendy styles and accessories. The same can be said for Barbara Goldk
Take A Serger Workshop—Online!
It’s time for sewing or more specifically, serger confessions! Do you mainly use your serger for overcasting raveling edges? If you’re grimacing while admit
Nancy Zieman The Blog - Stabilizer Know-How
A good stabilizer prolongs the life of machine embroidery, helps keep the stitches intact, and keeps your sewing machine running smoothly. Stabilizers play a
How to Sew with Clear Vinyl—A Noticeable Difference!
Incorporating specialty fabrics can add functionality when sewing gifts and projects. For example, try clear vinyl. This unique fabric is the star of the Sewin
Nancy Zieman The Blog - Solving the Pattern Fitting Puzzle, Part One
Do you ever shy away from sewing fashions, since getting the right fit may seem daunting? Don't worry—you're not alone. During the next two Sewing With
Nancy Zieman The Blog - Absolute Easiest Way to Lay Out Sewing Patterns
Accurately laying out a sewing pattern is an essential part of constructing any project. The guidesheet is like a GPS printout. It explains all the
Nancy Zieman Productions The Blog
Sew To Give–Sewing & Quilting Outreach Opportunities. In December 2015, Nancy Zieman created Sew To Give™. Nancy Zieman's Sew To Give™ spotlights ...