Posts Tagged ‘ sewing with nancy ’

Handbags You Can Knockoff

December 4, 2013
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Handbags 2 - Designer Knockoffs

Nancy Zieman and I have seen so many versions of Designer Handbags (our first handbag embroidery collection and book), we decided to create a second series, Designer Knockoffs, Handbags 2.  This collection focuses on trendy grommets, beautiful and functional pockets plus in-the-hoop techniques. I have to admit, I love these new bags!  Let me...

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Six Easy Steps

December 25, 2012
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When planning a two-part series for the Sewing with Nancy television show, Nancy Zieman realized we hadn’t addressed embroidery basics in ages.  Since the hobby has welcomed so many new embroiderers, she felt it was time to address that subject. I wholeheartedly agreed. After carefully studying the embroidery process (hard to do when you...

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No need to limit yourself to cotton!

December 14, 2011
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Eileen's Machine Embroidery Blog

Part two of the Designer Handbags series on Sewing with Nancy is on the www.nancyzieman.com website. Watch how easy it is to finish the bag after the embroidery is complete. As you watch, you’ll notice we used cotton quilting fabrics for the bags. But you’re not limited to those fabrics. In fact, almost any...

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There’s Something about Nancy

February 11, 2011
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There’s Something about Nancy

Many of us think we know Nancy Zieman. We see her in our living room (teaching us sewing via PBS) and we see her smiling at us from her many of her nifty notions she’s created over the years. In fact, every time I press a hem, I see her name on my seam...

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