Now, Nancy takes her viewers behind the scenes of her life. She shares about the Bell's palsy that not only affected her appearance, but also her esteem and physical abilities. Readers learn about the growth of Nancy professionally: from addressing catalogs at the kitchen table to growing a multi-million dollar notions business - and personally: marrying Rich, then growing a family through birth and adoption.
Through it all, the picture emerges of a hard-working woman who overcame various and varied obstacles to become what she is today: successful, skilled, gracious, and loved by millions of viewers.
Host of the longest-running sewing show on television takes readers behind the scenes of "Sewing With Nancy" and shares her heartaches and triumphs along the way.
What's not to love about knits? They're flexible and fashionable, extremely versatile, and completely wearable. But are they too tricky to sew? Not with expert Nancy Zieman at your side! Nancy's no-fear approach to this easy yet comprehensive guide will inspire you to try all kinds of knit fabrics in your sewing projects, for results that are truly rewarding.
With this book, you will: Learn about a wide variety of knit fabrics and their best sewing uses. Practice basic techniques and pick up dozens of tips that will build your confidence. Discover how to choose the right knit fabric for your needs. Test your skills on 5 fully illustrated step-by-step projects, ready to sew and wear. Even the most challenging knit is no match for you and your sewing machine with this helpful guide. Let's sew!
The right notion just might unlock your creativity
For the past 25 years, Nancy Zieman has offered innovative ideas, inspiration and information designed to make sewing, serging, quilting and embroidering more efficient—and more enjoyable.
Now she offers a guidebook to every tool you’ll ever need!
Nancy’s Favorite 101 Notions covers the standards—not all pins are created equal!—as well as some one-task wonders that can make the difference between a frustrating failure and a wonderful work of art.
Nancy describes the features of each tool—so you can find a tool that works, regardless of brand—and details the various uses. Helpful Notes from Nancy and Budget-Friendly tips are sprinkled throughout, as are illustrated mini-demonstrations.
With Nancy’s Favorite 101 Notions, you can find the tools that will make sewing easier, faster, more creative and more fun!