After all these years i have never stopped watch8 g her shows. Being from the Upper Peninsula of Michigan we took a family Zieman lived in Beaver Dam, Wisconsin with her husband. I was fortunate enough to meet Nancy on a sewing weekend several years ago; even though surrounded by over a hundred people, Nancy had a wonderful way of making any individual she spoke to feel important to her. I was blessed to meet her in Puyallup,WA at the Sewing Expo, as well as at the Sew Expo in Madison, WI. She was a very special lady and left a big I can hear her sewing machine buzzing in heaven! Hardcover $201.93 $ 201. One might expect that those five years were filled with sadness and pain—and there was a lot of that—but in those years Nancy also kept looking and planning for the future. The instructions and accompanying illustrations are fantastic; makes it so much easier to comprehend! Keep the emails coming. She is missed. I’m looking forward to reading both books. I too have been a teacher all my life. I would love to read more about her personal life. I have a library of many of her books n information. I’ve learned so much from both her programs and her life. She was 64. I will keep watching your videos and reading your books and learning from you. I loved her teaching style. I did not have the opportunity to read her first book, but I have been inspired by her work, her sewing and embroidery, and her perseverance through the years. I am so goad you contnue to show her programs. I was very surprised to read the notice of Nancy's death on the Nancy's Notions website a little over a year ago.  Zieman won the 2013 the Distinguished Alumni by the University of Wisconsin-Stout.. I PVR’d it always. Remember 10-20-30 minutes to sew? Through books and shows-I have always felt like I knew her. Thank you from the bottom of my heart for all your very hard work and your unbelievable focus. I met her at sewing expo’s and loved her humor when she did live shows at the Sewing Weekend in Beaver Dam. I have learned so much from watching Sewing with Nancy and continue to watch her programs. She autographed Seems Unlikely for me and I have really enjoyed the book. So happy she carried on despite her health issues. I’ve learned so much from her. I have enjoyed Nancy’s PBS programs since the 1980s. She was entertaining, happy, enthusiastic and obviously in love with what she did! Nancy Zieman has had partial facial paralysis due to Bell’s palsy since she was just over a year old. My favorite is “10, 20, 30 Minutes to Sew”. RIP Nancy. And then she had Betty Cotton on so I made a quilt from those days and to the sweatshirts from Mary Mulari. I especially love that she wanted to help teach young children to learn to sew. Nancy Zieman, The Rest of the Story—A Memoir of Faith, Family, and Friends, Nancy Zieman the Rest of the Story—A Memoir of Faith, Family, and Friends, 2019 Nancy Zieman Productions Pillow Sewing Challenge, Nancy Zieman The Rest of the Story A Memoir of Faith Family and Friends, Remembering Nancy Zieman and Celebrating her Legacy. She was truly an amazing person and is sorely missed by many, including me. I am thankful for her passion and also thankful that she has written a book. I never missed her show. I have not read her autobiography but through much of the blog, especially with her passing I see what a woman of faith reflects in her life. I have enjoyed watching Nancy for many years. I have learned so much from her programs and truly miss watching her on T.V. I felt like Nancy was a friend as I watched her show for many years. Nancy has been and will continue to have an influence on my life in regards to her contributions to the sewing/quilting field and also her philosophy on life. In 1979, she founded Nancy's Notions, a direct mail company specializing in sewing notions, supplies and accessories. Looking forward to to second one. I would love to read Richard’s book! She was so talented and a great teacher. I have learned so much from her over the years. I like to refer to Nancy as the Julia Child of sewing. Her interviews at the end of the show showed what a caring person she was. I was some how introduced to Nancy Zieman many years ago, long before her beautiful color catalog came into being. Nancy was a true inspiration that came into my home every week helping me develop new sewing or quilting skills. I’ve collected a nice library of sewing books with the vast majority being written by Nancy. She was instrumental in helping me start my first quilt. She was a wonderful person and greatly missed. They are my go to when I have something I don’t know how to do. I also have “Seams Unlikely”. Thank for this opportunity. The randomly selected winner of a copy of Nancy Zieman’s I Sew For Fun book with DVD from Nancy’s Notions, from the March 2 blog post, is Darell Nenonen. There were a lot of ladies there but she was very thoughtful of everyone who she spoke with and so very gentle. Nancy is my sewing heroine! Would love to read Richard’s book from her soul mate’s perspective. I have read Nancy’s autobiography and would love to read the rest of the story her husband has written. The few times I would try my work was not viewed positively. We have ages 8-14 both boys and girls who are so excited to learn. I never miss her shows on our local PBS stayion. I have learned quite a bit of sewing tips from her. I would love to win a copy of the book. She was a great inspiration to many. Thank you to Richard Zieman for sharing his insights with NZP Blog readers. Hello, Nancy’s guests presented widely different skills for our benefit but more importantly, teach is to incorporate how we can expand ourselves in serving others. I would love to know Nancy’s story. "I Know You're Wondering – I Didn't Have A Stroke! I saw Nancy in Washington D.C. god gave us an angel. I look forward to reading “The Rest of the Story”. She is missed so very much. I am certain she is teaching our Angels how best to make their robes! It was as if she was by MY side helping me through a new technique. Then in later years (my fifties) I discovered NANCY….her positive attitude and encouragement made me feel like she was right in the room with me, telling me I could do this. I learned so much from her! The comment is: I am 72 years old and have just bought a sewing machine to begin sewing. Over the years I watched many episodes of Sewing with Nancy and enjoyed every one of them. Nancy has been part of my life for many, many years from her shows on TV, books, Sewing Weekend in Beaver Dam, Quilt Expo in Madison, and the internet. I do miss her. Although I never met her here on earth, I pray I do in heaven. I would love to read more about her, especially what she was like “off screen.” I have a feeling she was the same person 24 hours a day, which is refreshing in this day and age! I would love to own this book. Thank you to Nancy’s family for sharing her with us. Would love to have a chance to read this story. She was an avid sewer and I have learned so much from her shows and never wanted to miss any of them. Also at our church we make Quilts that are sent overseas to certain organizations. She had such a peace about her that it made us viewers relax and soak it all in. It would be impossible to have an exact account of how many lives Nancy touched and influenced. What a wonderful woman. Yet she never let them stop her. I have the first book and would love to read the rest of the story. ” rip with the angels Nancy”. First Lady of Sewing, Nancy, I admire you, and, because of you, I will always be equipped in working out the details of my sewing projects with confidence. I always loved to sew, and loved to watch Sewing With Nancy. She was always so graceful and a wonderful host to guests. I have watched her show for years. Her original shop, ‘Nancy’s Notion’ still functions successfully. What a wonderful family and Richard what wonderful things you did for her and your family and thank you for finishing her story with your book. Thanks for the lessons. Nancy gave us all “sew” much. I still tape all the reruns and refer to her guidance on the internet. With tips from Nancy, I had the courage to make Men’s suits and all my 3 daughters clothing. She is truly missed! When I retired in 1999, I knew I had to have an enjoyable hobby and decided it had to be sewing. Her courage and welcoming personality have inspired me and many others. you are missed. Their favourite one was a show that had a birthday party theme for sewing ideas. Nancy was an encouraging person and truly lived the “as you are going” of scripture. When I I read Sewing with Nancy I was deeply moved by all the trials and tribulations that she went through as a young person and as a college student; then more and more health issues that followed. I feel sad and also inspired when I think of Nancy’s illness, death, and amazing life. She will be missed. Nancy Zieman, Writer: Sewing with Nancy. Zieman is survived by her husband, Richard, and their sons and grandchildren. I found it very inspiring! I knew how to sew but picked up a few tips along the way. And, I have! Always loved taking her class at her Sewing Weekend in Beaver Dam. I so miss her but we have all those wonderful shows to watch to help keep her with us! thank you for offering this wonderful give-a-way. Much love to you and your family. Am hoping her books are in every school and library as an incentive for everyone to learn the importance of knowing how to sew. Zieman continued filming her Sewing With Nancy on a modified schedule, resuming a full schedule in 2016. I just adored Miss Nancy. What an amazing legacy that she has inspired and impacted so many lives in such a positive way. Nancy was my friend. I miss her, I still enjoy her shows. Many of her books are in our library and I have many on my own shelf, I am grateful to have learned so much from her. I admire you so much to be able to write the final story, I lost my husband at the age of 50, and I know I would not have able to do that. When I got my embroidery machine, there was Nancy giving all kinds of info to follow. Sewing with Nancy has been a part of my life since 1989, when my mother got me started watching while she was visiting. Enjoy full episodes of Sewing With Nancy, the longest-running sewing and quilting program on television. She inspired me and so many others. What a lady & yes, I’ve shed some tears over her passing way too soon! i continue to watch her pbs series and still find a tidbit that improves my sewing experience. Her positive attitude and teaching abilities were an inspiration. I am thankful that we can still enjoy spending time with her by watching shows again on our local PBS stations and via the website. Although I originally learned to sew from family members, Nancy’s style was always to show potential new ways of doing things without judgment. I will truly miss her but she is always there on line. I’m so sorry I never was able to meet her in person. Other options New and used It would be a huge honor to win this giveaway. She was the kind of woman I strive to be. Have been out of town so getting to my emails late. Both of my children, Dave and Laura, learned to sew, and my daughter has a small sewing business which helps to pay for fees associated with international adoption. 4.8 out of 5 stars 142. a beautiful life, an inspiration, truly a Proverbs 31 Lady. I still make Quilts for family. I just now found out Nancy Zieman died. I loved how she promoted sewing for charity and helping new entrepreneurs. We miss her. She is from WI. Nancy helped me continually improve my sewing abilities. She seemed to have a 6th sense. She was a graduate of Winneconne High School and UW Stout majoring in clothing/textiles and journalism. That too will become a part of my collection. She was a very talented lady. I read Nancy’s Autobiography, SEAMS UNLIKELY, and want to read THE REST OF THE STORY. I used to live in WI and visited her Beaver Dam store many times. Nancy inspired me to continue to sew! I’m a man, who have been watching Nancy for years. Although I never met Nancy personally I felt like I lost a dear friend when she died. I did meet Nancy in Lakeland and took her class. I cried and told my pool mates that I felt my best friend was gone. Our sons and daughters, and some of our grandchildren have learned how to sew from Nancy. She also came out with her kids products right around the time I was working with my Quilt guild to start a Youth sewing guild! Without realizing it, Nancy was, and continues, to be a huge inspration to me. I certainly would like to read Nancy’s story, because I certainly cared so much about this great teacher. So, how much is Nancy Zieman worth at the age of 64 years old? In July 2015, she was diagnosed with breast cancer. She didn’t let her talents go to waste. It is with great fondness that I appreciate her story. She was a great inspiration! Very often I would go home and turn on Nancy and 9 times out of 10 she would be showing me how to take care of the problem we had in the costume studio. RIP Nancy <3. I caught my love of sewing from my mother and spent many happy summers sewing with her during my teenage years. She had two sons and they lived together in Wisconsin. Maybe one day, but not yet. She was a beautiful, talented, wonderful woman who is greatly missed. I was privileged to meet Nancy 25 years ago when she visited my neighbor’s home. Thanks to Nancy, I was able to sew for my seven children, including school uniforms and proms, and loved every minute of it. My prayers go out for your family for your loss. I was amazed at the similarities of our two lives! I grew up watching Nancy’s show and her calm, assurance inspired me throughout the last several decades. I continue to be inspired each time I pick up one of Nancy’s “book that accompanies today’s program”. She truly was a great woman! I watched sewing with Nancy for many years and I still record it. Later, it was because I started quilting. You are an angel of perfect meekness and gentle love. I look forward to seeing her again in heaven. I learned so much. Nancy Zieman’s income source is mostly from being a successful Television personality. She was definitely an entrepreneur and a front runner within the sewing industry. I had the wonderful great fortune to meet Nancy and have a picture of the two of us from her visit to Tucson,AZ the Spring before her passing. I am so glad you are keeping her ‘alive’ on PBS so others, like me, can realize they have sewing potential. I wish you the best. Thank you for sharing more of her life and faith with us. Still watch her programs on my VCR. Although I knew how to sew before I began watching her show, she refined my skills and helped me through the things that I always avoided sewing. Ipshe was so easy to watch and you just seemed to be right there with her one on one. What a blessing to the sewing community Nancy was. My husband and two grown children know exactly who Nancy Zieman was as I never wanted to miss her sewing show! What a special gift she shared with us. What FUN to be part of the celebration. Love Nancy’s Notions…everything you see on the shows, great customer service….couldn’t ask for more. Nancy has been, and continues to be, an inspiration to me for not only her sewing, but her commitment to faith and family. I planned my day around her show. My life is much better for having Nancy’s influence. It must have been difficult at times for you. She was such an inspiration for me in my sewing and quilting journey. I also truly enjoyed Nancy’s book, Seams Unlikely. I can’t wait to read Richards book. . Her books and videos have given me so many wonderful Ideas and creations that make her live on for me. Nancy Zieman – my mentor, my teacher, my inspiration. I am positive that she was greeted with “Welcome home good and faithful servant.” God bless and God bless the team keeping the company going. I miss her greatly. Nancy Zieman, the Rest of the Story Book Item #: NZRSBK. Thank you Richard for writing the rest of the story… They were not very old when they knew to not bother Mommy when she is watching Sewing with Nancy. Saturdays were Nancy times, I taped every one of the episodes so I could go back to them again and again. She was truly one if a kind. Her ability to reach and teach was admirable. We have estimated Nancy Zieman's net worth, money, salary, income, and assets. We had a lot of fun together and she taught me so much. I have learned so much from watching her shows and I always wanted to meet her. Look forward to this continued story. How easily she put things together. I have read her autobiography, and so enjoyed it – there were times in her life journey when she was geographically close to where I was in Indiana. Thank you for sharing her story. I’m a much more accomplished seamstress because of her wonderful instruction. We lost a good teacher, friend, and wonderful person when Nancy passed away. She was such an inspiration about her illness, which she actually never mentioned until the end that I can recall, and a pity party was certainly not her style. She had such an impact on sewing, and also in sewing becoming a wonderful hobby for me. I always looked forward to watching Sewing with Nancy as I learned so much from her. She was the kind of lady I would have loved to have as a neighbor! I would love to make a quilt for each of my grandchildren and this one seems so simple for me to understand and complete. I became interested in landscape quilting from reading her book and her simple instructions and I make many of my own clothes. I felt so inspired by Nancy. I was so inspired by the Sewing with Nancy shows and I read her autobiography as soon as it came out. She made all of us feel so welcome. I am so pleased that I have one of those machines! She was like a close personal friend with so many people because of her show. "Sewing With Nancy" was the longest running sewing program on television, according to Wisconsin Public Television. I wish many more years for her TV series and business. She took the time to speak to everyone and also took the time so you could take a picture with her. I enjoyed recording and watching Nancy’s videos for years and have many of her books. I watched “Sewing With Nancy” from the beginning, and enjoyed every episode. Nancy Zieman's Confident Sewing Collection: Sew, Serge and Fit With Confidence. What can possibly be said…, I miss her very much. I too was saddened by her passing and yet inspired by the celebration of her life continued by her associates. I would like to read this one. Nancy was a great inspiration and teacher to many. She was (and is still through her shows) a wonderful teacher and a great inspiration. I am anxious to read the new book and keep on “Sewing With Nancy”. Have been a customer from the early newsletter mail order “catalog” days until now. I would love to win a copy of Nancy’s book she was a beautiful person. I have learned so much from watching her. I just want to send my condolences,, truly sorry. I am so glad her husband has continued her story. Nancy Zieman was born on June 21, 1953 in Neenah, Wisconsin, USA as Nancy L. Luedtke. I never had the pleasure of meeting Nancy in person but have come to know and love her through Sewing with Nancy. She has been a big inspiration to me. She gave me the courage to start sewing. She was such an inspiration and help as I sewed for my family. Nancy not only sewed with talent; she left a legacy to her family of strong principles and life is more hopeful, living is more worthwhile because of her very visible love for her family and close friends. I have watched Nancy for so many years and still refer to her books so often. I miss her often. Nancy was a wonderful woman who shared her talents every week with all her sewing fans. She was so wonderful at what she did — so creative and such a lady and great example to all of us who wanted to sew and quilt like she did. I still watch her videos on PBS. Marilyn Sterling March 9, 2019. Not many know her story. I particularly enjoyed the episode where she sewed with her two granddaughters. I would love to win a copy of the rest of the story! Her book, Seams Unlikely, was such a joy to read. Nancy Zieman is the TV host of Sewing with Nancy, a half-hour TV show that she co-produces on Wisconsin Public Television. May God continue to bless her. Nancy is missed by all of us. She is missed. I met her at the Sewing Expo in Puyallup, and was amazed at her beauty, kindness, and willingness to talk with people between classes in the hectic atmosphere of the event. I have all ready learned so much from her and will continue to do so. She instilled confidence to boldly go forward and not fear a project, whatever it might be. I have several of her books and DVDs which I read and watch from time to time. But those who knew Nancy Zieman personally, as well as those who appreciated Nancy’s role in the sewing and quilting industry, form a unique community of people who care deeply and respectfully for others. In July 2015, she was diagnosed with breast cancer. I am so sorry that she has passed; she was like a friend I saw every week, and I learned so much from her over the years. I learned so much from her show, it was like having a friend coming over every week to sew together. Yes, I know I can watch them on the website but for some reason it isn’t the same. Get 3 for the price of 2. On the air since September, 1982, it is the longest running sewing program on North American television. I remember going around the shop and hoping to “run into her in person”! Great Lady!  Her death occurred just one day after the final episode of Sewing with Nancy aired. I have loved her ideas and generosity of spirit. From left to right, Donna Fenske, Gail Brown, Mary Mulari, Pat Hahn, Laurie Gorman, Nancy Zieman, Natalie Sewell, and Eileen Roche. I have always enjoyed Sewing with Nancy and I still take time if I can to watch old shows – she made us feel that we could tackle anything and she inspired so many of us to try. I truly miss her. We all miss her and the inspiring lessons she taught us through the years. As a home economist myself, I loved watching and listening to Nancy Z’s PBS shows. I enjoy all her teaching techniques, from my DVDs, templates & books. She had great creating instinct and will be missed. Rest in Peace! My heart goes out for you. If I had a problem with a project, I knew where to go for help. I like so many others was a fan of Sewing with Nancy. I learned to sew with Nancy. I saw Nancy a few times at Sew Expo in Puyallup, Washington, she was very gracious to everyone and when she had a book signing she didn’t rush you thru the line. I read Seams Unlikely and would never have imagined all of the challenges Nancy overcame. I almost don’t remember a time when I didn’t watch Nancy on TV. I loved her easy way of teaching,clear and simply explained.I will miss her. She really surprised me when, the second day, she said, “Oh, I remember you from yesterday. Would love to have her book! There is a big gap in our day from when we watched her every morning. I would love to win this book. I looked for things I could make and use to make my house seem more like home as well as lively. I have been watching Sewing With Nancy since it began. Nancy has been an inspiration to me for many years. She jokingly referred to herself as "the Poster Child for Bell's Palsy. I would love to win this book, I think that it would be very inspirational. Nancy’s show and her store are my inspiration to sew, quilt and try new techniques. book by Nancy Zieman’s husband, Richard Zieman—is a moving and inspiring account of an unexpected journey with life’s final challenges. I look forward to someday reading “The Rest of the Story.” She is greatly missed by all. She died on November 14, 2017 in Beaver Dam, Wisconsin. Thank you Nancy. Nancy was an inspiration to so many. I learned a lot from her. I thank God for her and her display of her faith in God. Nancy has been an inspiration in my life and inmy sewing. This field is for validation purposes and should be left unchanged. Her easy to follow directions made every sewer feel like they could accomplish any project. This was in 2015 in King of Prussia PA. She was so gracious to all of us and even sign her first book for me. Finally, I will always treasure my memories of meeting Nancy Zieman in person, as well as our picture together. janet. book by Nancy Zieman’s husband, Richard Zieman—is a moving and inspiring account of an unexpected journey with life’s final challenges. Thank you all. I have not read her book yet. I enjoyed her shows and looked forward to each one. We never met personally but like a sister I never had she was there on the tv chatting with me as if I was her dearest friend. I would love to read the new book, continuing the story. She acquired it due to an ear infection when she was a toddler. However, she never concealed her condition. He shares insights into being a caregiver and the blessings of support from family and close friends during the months that she was in Hospice care. Tears of sadness and joy. . I greatly admire her. In my early sewing days, I taped the videos and still have the collection (and a VCR which plays them). I always look forward to watching “Sewing with Nancy!” It helped me as a new sewer to gain confidence in sewing garments. After losing a child, Nancy’s program on Landscape Quilting inspired me to create one in honor of my child. Miss her! She never stopped dreaming or creating.”. I don’t remember when I didn’t watch Sewing With Nancy. I learned to sew when I was very young, some 50 years ago. Her impact will forever be felt. Thank you sir, for sharing her with us, with me! Thank you for this opportunity to possibly win this biography that tells of her strong faith!!! Her book, Seams Unlikely, inspired me even more as I read how she maintained her faith and overcame challenges. I have enjoyed watching Nancy’s programs and using her books over the years. I loved watching the episodes of Sewing with Nancy. Pam Magers-Lentz. I have grown in my sewing career with Nancy over the years. So nice to have a positive person to look forward to in Saturday. I will miss her for the rest of my life. I also use to get catalogs from Nancy’s Notions. I live by your fine example as a devoted wife, loving mother, and hard worker of many skills and generous talents. She made me believe I could sew. I was similarly introduced to her sewing shows via our local PBS station. I was amazed that she was so patient and kind in the hectic atmosphere of such a stimulating and busy event. I have read Seams Unlikely and followed Nancy’s blog for many years. Nancy was a welcomed daily visitor in our home. and many other items. Be blessed! Still to this day. I was fortunate to meet her twice, and though we didn’t really “know” each other, I still miss her. Have also bought some of the tools she has mentioned. She certainly created quite a legacy. I am so grateful for the impact she had on my life and she is deeply missed. 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