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Sewing With Nancy

Nancy's Corner - Mary Kolb, "Zipper Lady"

Video duration: 5:43Video has closed captioning.

Mary Kolb, the “Zipper Lady,” has repaired over 1300 coat zippers for Clothes for Kids. This project keeps kids warm, and keeps jackets out of landfills. Mary gives a brief rundown on the process she uses to repair a zipper if all parts have been saved. Her advice for zipper longevity is to teach children to pull zipper tab upward to close or push downward to open—don’t pull straight out.

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Video thumbnail: Sewing With Nancy Quilt with an Embroidery Machine in 8 Easy Lessons - Part 2

Sewing With Nancy

Quilt with an Embroidery Machine in 8 Easy Lessons - Part 2

Old school quilting ideas become new school technology, using an embroidery machine.

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Quilt with an Embroidery Machine in 8 Easy Lessons - Part 2

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Video thumbnail: Sewing With Nancy Quilt with an Embroidery Machine in 8 Easy Lessons - Part 1

Sewing With Nancy

Quilt with an Embroidery Machine in 8 Easy Lessons - Part 1

Nancy and guest, Eileen Roche show how to use an embroidery machine as a quilting machine.

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Quilt with an Embroidery Machine in 8 Easy Lessons - Part 1

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Video thumbnail: Sewing With Nancy Fashion Sewing: Plain to Fabulous - Part Two

Sewing With Nancy

Fashion Sewing: Plain to Fabulous - Part Two

Be inspired to personalize your fashion sewing, learning how to combine unique fabrics.

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Fashion Sewing: Plain to Fabulous - Part Two

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Video thumbnail: Sewing With Nancy Fashion Sewing: Plain to Fabulous - Part One

Sewing With Nancy

Fashion Sewing: Plain to Fabulous - Part One

Make a statement. Start with basic pattern, and then add embellishments or unique fabrics.

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Fashion Sewing: Plain to Fabulous - Part One

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Video thumbnail: Sewing With Nancy Nancy's Corner - Gina Phillips, Narrative Artist

Sewing With Nancy

Nancy's Corner - Gina Phillips, Narrative Artist

Gina Phillips uses a long arm quilting machine as a “paint with thread machine”.

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Nancy's Corner - Gina Phillips, Narrative Artist

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Video thumbnail: Sewing With Nancy Nancy's Corner - Nancy Zieman, Quilt to Give

Sewing With Nancy

Nancy's Corner - Nancy Zieman, Quilt to Give

Nancy provides guidance about organizing a Quilt to Give community sewing project.  

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Nancy's Corner - Nancy Zieman, Quilt to Give

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Video thumbnail: Sewing With Nancy Nancy's Corner - Sandy Schweitzer, Quilt Restoration Expert

Sewing With Nancy

Nancy's Corner - Sandy Schweitzer, Quilt Restoration Expert

Sandy Schweitzer shows viewers that it’s OK to repair damaged quilts & give them new life.

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Nancy's Corner - Sandy Schweitzer, Quilt Restoration Expert

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Video thumbnail: Sewing With Nancy Nancy's Corner - Joyce and Thomas Teng, Fabric Embellishers

Sewing With Nancy

Nancy's Corner - Joyce and Thomas Teng, Fabric Embellishers

The Tengs demonstrate fabric embellishment using shaving cream, fabric dye & simple tools.

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Nancy's Corner - Joyce and Thomas Teng, Fabric Embellishers

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Video thumbnail: Sewing With Nancy Nancy's Corner - Roy Mitchell, Jr., Quilt Educator

Sewing With Nancy

Nancy's Corner - Roy Mitchell, Jr., Quilt Educator

Roy Mitchell Jr. teaches a quilt course for Commonwealth of VA Dept. of Juvenile Justice. 

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Nancy's Corner - Roy Mitchell, Jr., Quilt Educator

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Video thumbnail: Sewing With Nancy Nancy's Corner - Marilyn Badger and Claudia Clark Myers

Sewing With Nancy

Nancy's Corner - Marilyn Badger and Claudia Clark Myers

The award winning quilters, share insights about their collaborative work.

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Nancy's Corner - Marilyn Badger and Claudia Clark Myers

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Video thumbnail: Sewing With Nancy Nancy's Corner - Wendy Mamattah, Braid and Stitch

Sewing With Nancy

Nancy's Corner - Wendy Mamattah, Braid and Stitch

Wendy Mamattah immersed herself in her Ghana culture to create mesmerizing art quilts.

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Nancy's Corner - Wendy Mamattah, Braid and Stitch

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Video thumbnail: Sewing With Nancy Nancy's Corner - Fraser Smith, Sculptor

Sewing With Nancy

Nancy's Corner - Fraser Smith, Sculptor

Fraser Smith established a career creating amazingly realistic sculptures from wood.

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Nancy's Corner - Fraser Smith, Sculptor

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