Blessings on your days. Sad to see her go at such an “early” age, esp. Zieman was diagnosed with osteosarcoma, a type of bone cancer, in March of 2015.In July 2015, she was diagnosed with breast cancer.Zieman continued filming her Sewing With Nancy on a modified schedule, resuming a full schedule in 2016. 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. Saturdays were Nancy times, I taped every one of the episodes so I could go back to them again and again. Her methods are so senseable and easy to understand. You had on a pretty pink blouse.” That blew me away! Look forward to this continued story. I truly loved Nancy’s book Seams Unlikely. She will always be an inspiration to me. I started watching Sewing with Nancy on PBS when it first began. I loved how she promoted sewing for charity and helping new entrepreneurs. Our sons and daughters, and some of our grandchildren have learned how to sew from Nancy. Zieman was diagnosed with osteosarcoma, a type of bone cancer, in March of 2015. It is being passed around at our guild. I always liked sewing with nancy. She has taught me so much and I am grateful for all that she has shared.❤️. Marti Schlagel. I always made it a point to view all of her programs and learned, enjoyed and remembered. Many hide their pain while bringing learning and joy to others, would love to read Nancy’s story from her perspective, her husband’s, her family and friends, all of us so blessed by her presence in our lives. She was the best. She was a writer and actress, known for Sewing with Nancy (1983). I have learned so much from watching Sewing with Nancy and continue to watch her programs. Still to this day. Nancy L. Zieman, Beaver Dam, passed away early Tuesday, November 14th at her home from cancer. Thank you for the chance to read this book. I signed up for every lecture she did there, and just wanted to hang out at her booth to be around her. Her instructions are always well thought out and I will continue purchasing her videos as long as they are made. Available instantly. I am thankful that her show is still being shown on PBS. No one can fill her shoes that is for sure. She took the time to speak to everyone and also took the time so you could take a picture with her. She is missed by so many. I still use that philosophy with sewing or almost any task I tackle today. I am so glad her husband has continued her story. Nancy Zieman, longtime host of Wisconsin Public Television's "Sewing With Nancy," died Tuesday at 64 after a long battle with cancer, according to the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. If I don’t win this book I will order the book so I can read “the rest of the story” and thank you Mr. Zieman for writing the story. Have also bought some of the tools she has mentioned. I don’t believe in coincidences. I would love to own this book. Much love to you and your family. Richard, along with family and friends, share personal stories of the faith, family, and friendships that sustained Nancy. Her creations are lovingly sewn in the hearts of many who love her. A true inspiration to all of us. Nancy’s was inspiration to everyone who watch her show. Nancy was truly an inspiration to all of us and continues to be. I would love to read Nancy’s story. Nancy was such a inspiration to all of us, and her memory lives on. She gave me insight and something to look forward to. My favorite is “10, 20, 30 Minutes to Sew”. It was just heartbreaking when I heard of her death! That began my strong admiration of her, and it lives on. I so admired Nancy and loved her TV shows. She was an author and a designer for the McCall Pattern Company and Clover Needlecraft. I lost my husband to cancer also and I do know what some of those final days entail. When I finally made the trip to the Sewing weekend- it was wonderful to see her in person. I have watched “Sewing with Nancy” for years. So many of us loved her so much and she taught us a lot. I would love to read her book and the one her husband wrote. We were blessed to have had a road trip to the store in Beaver Dam. She is dearly missed. I remember watching Nancy on tv as a child and can’t wait to start teaching my granddaughters to sew. I’m sure there’s a sewing room in heaven. I can’t wait to read this new book. I miss having that quite time with Nancy and all the wonderful people she shared with all her fans. I loved how she didn’t let her disability hold her back from being a public figure. Nancy is greatly missed but leaves behind an unparalleled legacy. I am so grateful for the impact she had on my life and she is deeply missed. I saw Nancy in Washington D.C. She was such an inspiration for me in my sewing and quilting journey. by Nancy Zieman | Jul 14, 2011. She has left her mark on my life and I am forever changed. Thank you for giving us all a common thread. She was married to Richard Zieman. We are thinking of the loss her family has as we miss her, too, especially at Quilt Expo in Madison, WI. Love the show — still watching it. janet. She died on November 14, 2017 in Beaver Dam, Wisconsin. She was an inspiration to all & overcame so many challenges with her health. I also have a photograph with her from that day. She had such a peace about her that it made us viewers relax and soak it all in. Zieman was the host and executive producer since its inauguration, until her retirement due to ill health in September 2017. I always watch it and learn something new even though I’ve seen them before. I also truly enjoyed Nancy’s book, Seams Unlikely. I miss her. She was so caring, supportive, encouraging and always so helpful and kind. From left to right, Ted Zieman, Luella Zieman, Alison Zieman, Richard Zieman, Barbara Luedkte Eckstein, Avery Zieman, Nancy Zieman, Warren Eckstein, Tom Zieman, Katelyn Zieman, and Adeline Zieman. She always gave us ways to save time. I have followed Nancy’s career from the begining. I read the first book, Seams Unlikely, by Nancy and enjoyed it so much! I never knew her personally, but I think of her often when I need inspiration, not only in sewing but in life. She was a very lovely lady. I always find an answer and learn something new! The BEST THING was I secured tickets to an Anniversary show in Madison that included her family in the audience. I began watching sewing with Nancy Saturday mornings with my children. I learned so much from her, she was such a good teacher. I have several of Nancy’s books on my shelves. Keep the emails coming. I was and am so sad that she died. 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. I would love to read the rest of the story. Nancy was such a happy presence, and I am just glad to have been around when she was. I have enjoyed Nancy’s PBS programs since the 1980s. I have reread her book, Seams Unlikely. Thank you for sharing her story. Recently, I purchased a Baby-lock sewing machine from her site, my husband said but you have several sewing machines already. She was inspiring as a person as well as a businesswoman. Thanks Richard for sharing her with everyone whom sewed or wanted to sew. She was a graduate of Winneconne High School and UW Stout majoring in clothing/textiles and journalism. This special DVD shares an exclusive visual account of Nancy’s life story in a very personal and memorable way. Thank you Richard for giving us this final inspiration from Nancy of her wonderful giving life. Their favourite one was a show that had a birthday party theme for sewing ideas. Be sure to join in and follow the 2019 Nancy Zieman Productions Pillow Sewing Challenge at the NZP Blog. I greatly enjoyed Nancy’s biography and would love to read this also. Her deliberate consciousness to promote woman both in our country and underrepresented countries, was so encouraging and heartfelt. I have learned so much from watching her on TV along with the guests that she would have on her show. She never acted as though she was a “big deal.” I wish I could have met her in person, and I will always remember the sick feeling I got in my stomach when my sister called to tell me that she had read on the blog that Nancy had passed away. I wish you the best. 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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 always loved to sew, and loved to watch Sewing With Nancy. I am pushing 73 years ‘YOUNG” & I have been watching Nancy on PBS in Virginia Beach VA. Now that I have a computer I can watch more shows on my time as they never have them on enough for me. I recently read Nancy’s autobiography, “Seams Unlikely” . I’m 62 and have been seeing since about 6 years old, mostly self taught but learned so many great tips from watching her show and buying her instructional books! I am 70 yrs old, and I did meet Nancy at one of her workshops. 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. I so hoped to see her at the Wisconsin Quilt Show in Nancy’s Notions booth a few years ago. There is a big gap in our day from when we watched her every morning. Over the years I watched many episodes of Sewing with Nancy and enjoyed every one of them. She will always be a part of my sewing memories and knowledge. Through books and shows-I have always felt like I knew her. I have TiVo’d her show and I refer back to it quite often. She was such an icon in the sewing world and is greatly missed. Her faithfulness in teaching Sunday School for decades and her faithfulness to the needs of her family are a catalyst to those seeking a fulfilling life. When Nancy died, I felt like I had lost one of my best friends, a member of my family. She was so down to earth and gracious. I particularly enjoyed the episode where she sewed with her two granddaughters. Would love to have the book. Thanks to your beloved husband and family for sharing you with so many of your fans. I enjoy sewing, but am not that good at it, so I have always appreciated what I could learn from Nancy, and her way of teaching that even I could understand, and actually do. Nancy made sewing so doable her instructions are the best. With tips from Nancy, I had the courage to make Men’s suits and all my 3 daughters clothing. Nancy was a welcomed daily visitor in our home. Nancy was a great inspiration and teacher to many. She was the best. Nancy was truly a good example of a Christian woman, modest, humble, joyful and always serving others. It was as if she was by MY side helping me through a new technique. She was always an inspiration to me, watching Sewing With Nancy I learned a lot of different techniques. She was entertaining, happy, enthusiastic and obviously in love with what she did! I have admired Nancy for some time now. It was always a fun, exciting and inspiring time. I have been sewing since I was a child and now sew with a couple of groups of women, for missions. I still make Quilts for family. Nancy was such a special person in the lives of so many friends and viewers. When you’re a Christian is just shows in all parts of your life. Nancy Zieman Productions is honored to carry on Nancy’s legacy and love of sewing and quilting through sharing Nancy’s time-saving sewing techniques at the Nancy Zieman Productions Blog. She was truly a sewing genius. Like many others, I have read her book Seams Unlikely. FREE Shipping by Amazon. I just want to send my condolences,, truly sorry. After hearing so many negative messages I lost the desire to try. She had such a positive influence in my life and I am forever grateful to her. It doesn’t matter if I have seen one or not I will watch it again and always learn something! I just adored Miss Nancy. I looked so forward to seeing Nancy’s shows and reading her blog. She is missed. I was starstruck by her presence, but over time our other meetings made me appreciate her humbleness, talent and kindness. I have always admired and looked up to Nancy. She inspired me to go beyond what I knew and to try the unknown. Barb. I read “Seams Unlikely” and thoroughly enjoyed learning about Nancy’s journey, personal and professional. 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! They are my go to when I have something I don’t know how to do. I would love to win the book on her life as she was the “GREATIST”. Thousands of you read and enjoyed Nancy's autobiography ("Seams Unlikely" now out of print) which reflected on her life and career from 1953 to 2012. I knew I had a lot to learn and the best way was watching Nancy. I would be honored to win the book. There were a lot of ladies there but she was very thoughtful of everyone who she spoke with and so very gentle. I have watched Sewing with Nancy for years, she was inspirational, even thought I have sewn for about 60 years, I could always learn something new, weather it was an easier way to a certain thing or just something new altogether. empty spot in the sewing world. Even though I never met Nancy personally, I feel like she was my good friend. Nancy will forever be missed. She signed my copy of Seams Unlikely, which I treasure. She was a great lady! I miss her greatly, but know she is in a better place. Her gentle approach instilled confidence in many. She showed a faith through her programs and inspired me as I watched her. I have been a sewer since about age 9 and I am now 86 and own and operate a small fabric store and do alterations and patching and so many thing I learned from Nancy have made it possible for me to repair many loved garments for my customers. I always wanted to meet Nancy in person because In my mind she never met a stranger. I grew up with Nancy and have always admired her strength, courage and entrepreneurship. We have ages 8-14 both boys and girls who are so excited to learn. Have several of her books and love them. Nancy came to share her knowledge and enthusiasm for sewing and pattern alterations. She and I are the same age. I was amazed and in awe of her strength, integrity, and character! She surely is missed by all her fans in the sewing world. She is from WI. Nancy was always my Idol & I was able to meet her about 5 times; once at her place in Beaver Dam. She had such an impact on sewing, and also in sewing becoming a wonderful hobby for me. Nancy is missed by all of us. I was privileged to meet Nancy 25 years ago when she visited my neighbor’s home. I am thankful for her passion and also thankful that she has written a book. I do look forward to the day when I read The Rest of the Story. She was truly an amazing person and is sorely missed by many, including me. I loved watching Nancy throughout the years. Her honesty was amazing, her strength phenomenal. $3.99 shipping. I learned many things, and loved her genuine style on TV. She will forever be missed by those whose lives she touched! I cried my way through “Seams Unlikely”. 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 believe my first copy might have only been several pages. I am thrilled at her perseverance to plan for the team to carry on her legacy. I became interested in landscape quilting from reading her book and her simple instructions and I make many of my own clothes. She acted like I was the only one there, never hushed me or said I’m sorry I have others to cater to. I enjoyed watching her PBS show. Nancy is and always will be an inspiration to me. to them all. 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. Nancy’s personality and intelligence always shined in everything she did. I have missed you and will forever miss you. She gave me confidence to try anything! I do miss her. I own her autobiography and plan to read this book as well. Nancy helped me to continuously improve my sewing, push my creativity and think about what I could do for others. You learn something you might have missed before. She was so gracious and welcoming and the seminar/retreat staff so helpful. I have read Seams Unlikely and followed Nancy’s blog for many years. i was privileged to attend Pfaff conventions years ago when Nancy was an ambassador for Pfaff. She was a very talented lady. Nancy inspired me again and again. Nancy had so much common sense and had the vision of easier ways to do things, that most of us do the “old” way. She just matter of factly shows us tips and secrets. Thank you for sharing. I have learned quite a bit of sewing tips from her. I was a young, beginning sewist and learned a lot of sewing techniques from the show. I was amazed at the similarities of our two lives! Nancy was a part of my Saturdays for years. She touched me deeply. You name it – Quilting, Embroidery, making patterns, making your own clothes and the list goes on and on. I so miss her but we have all those wonderful shows to watch to help keep her with us! I watched Nancy from her beginning on PBS. I still watch her videos on PBS. I remember going around the shop and hoping to “run into her in person”! Remember 10-20-30 minutes to sew? I felt like I lost a personal friend when she died. I learned so much from her! She taught me so many little things about sewing. She autographed Seems Unlikely for me and I have really enjoyed the book. “My seams were not straight” “I could not even cut a piece of material straight and right”. Her faith and strength shone brightly through her personality. Nancy Zieman – The Rest of the Story Interview with Richard Zieman and Book Giveaway. I can’t wait to read the books about her life and explore the website to glean what I can on how to quilt and sew. She was a very special lady and left a big She’s where I went first for information. Haven’t been able to get the recent books, but would enjoy having them for my “happy reading time”. I have grown in my sewing career with Nancy over the years. Deadline to enter is, Tuesday, March 19, 2019. Although I never met her, I feel like we were good friends. I read her autobiography "Seams Unlikely" several years ago so I knew she had faced many physical and health challenges throughout her life. And this is all due to the wonderful, caring, sharing, loving person, my friend and mentor, by the name of NANCY. Thank you to Richard Zieman for sharing his insights with NZP Blog readers. She seemed to have a 6th sense. Thank you for those shows. Very inspirational. My husband and two grown children know exactly who Nancy Zieman was as I never wanted to miss her sewing show! Zieman had a successful marriage life. I look forward to reading ‘The Rest of the Story”. 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. Hello, Nancy was a personal friend to me (or so it seemed). I was so proud when she shared on her show one of my sewing projects with a picture of my granddaughters. I wish I had been luck enough to meet her, but I still feel like she was my friend because I spent so much time with her programs! Get it as soon as Wed, Dec 2. I have always enjoyed Nancy and was fortunate to meet her at one of her events. This great teacher was a tremendous part of my life, and our families. I have learned so much from watching her. Nancy was close to my age so her life and journey seemed similar in some ways. I was lucky enough to meet Nancy if only for a few minutes years ago. 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 will truly miss her but she is always there on line. Think of Nancy and her wonderful program oFrench while sewing, machine embroidering and quilting. Nancy was born the daughter of Ralph and Barbara (Larson) Luedtke on Father's Day, June 21, 1953 in Neenah, Wisconsin. Though the instruction part of the shows were wonderful, I so loved the visits with other sewers at the end of her shows. I have most of her books and have begun the Landscaping quilt just recently. Thank you to Nancy’s family for sharing her with us. Nancy and I talked several times about writing a second book—to tell the ‘rest of the story.’ My new book, Nancy Zieman, The Rest of the Story—A Memoir of Faith, Family, and Friends picks up where Seams Unlikely ended, and includes Nancy’s personal reflections on her life, career, faith, and the many blessings of family and friends—especially during her final months.” Richard Zieman. My daughter is very involved in the Cosplay and she did a wonderful visit with that. Nancy Zieman Net Worth. I have been watching Sewing With Nancy since it began. I have her Seams Unlikely book and shed a few tears while reading it. “I wrote this book for those who came to know Nancy personally, as well as those who felt a personal relationship with Nancy as viewers of Sewing With Nancy. Still watching her programs on PBS. Marilyn Sterling March 9, 2019. I will always admire her. So my favorite Nancy Zieman too would be her show Sewing with Nancy. She instilled confidence to boldly go forward and not fear a project, whatever it might be. Thank you all. I have enjoyed many years of watching Sewing with Nancy. I thoroughly enjoyed her memoir and will be purchasing Richard’s book. Sewing with Nancy has been a part of my life since 1989, when my mother got me started watching while she was visiting. I just learned of nancy,’s passing and I am heartbroken. During the course of 36 seasons and more than 900 episodes filmed from 1982 to 2017, Nancy Zieman was an important fixture of … She was a beautiful lady. So many lovely tributes. I’ve learned a lot from watching Nancy’s tutorials. Thank you Nancy. She was a great teacher and I learned a lot from her. Ipshe was so easy to watch and you just seemed to be right there with her one on one. I miss her very much. I am certain she is teaching our Angels how best to make their robes! Would love to read her book and learn more about her story! I learned about her life in the 1st book. Thank you Richard Zieman for giving us the rest of her story. I was inspired by Nancy and Natalie Sewell. May you rest in peace, until we see you in that perfect day of the second coming of our Lord. Hardcover $201.93 $ 201. In July 2015, she was diagnosed with breast cancer. I owned a shop, taught many kids to sew & was always involved in sewing events. She was a great sewist and her sewing skills which she left us in her books and DVDs and shows which we still can view will continue to inspire sewing enthusiasts for a very long time. I still tape all the reruns and refer to her guidance on the internet. She listened to every word I said and gave me advice that I could use. I would love to win a copy of the rest of the story! I loved watching Nancy’s programs from the beginning. I’ve never forgotten. I caught my love of sewing from my mother and spent many happy summers sewing with her during my teenage years. She didn’t let her talents go to waste. I am so pleased that I have one of those machines! I loved learning from her. I know how much I miss her. She has been a big inspiration to me. Nancy was such an inspiration to me, after watching her, I promised myself that learning to quilt would be at the top of my bucket list when I retired. I still cry when I read anything about Nancy. To this day, when I encounter a challenge while creating a garment, I go to Nancy’s videos online. —A NEW! 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 can only imagine how sad her family is without her. However, her shows keep her alive in our hearts. She started her early years selling and teaching in an area where I grew up, so I felt a bit of kinship to her early days. And then she had Betty Cotton on so I made a quilt from those days and to the sweatshirts from Mary Mulari. I loved going to the sewing weekend and seeing Nancy. I would love to win this book. I look forward to reading “The Rest of the Story”. My sympathies to Nancy’s family and her sewing family. Have bought one of her books on repairing and enjoyed the shortcuts on replacing a zipper. She was such a great inspiration and taught me so much. I look forward to reading “The Rest of the Story”. She certainly created quite a legacy. We have estimated Nancy Zieman's net worth, money, salary, income, and assets. I always enjoyed watching Nancy on my local PBS station and still watch any and all Sewing With Nancy shows when they are televised. I love to review her videos, and have them saved in a special “sewing” folder on my computer. She acquired it due to an ear infection when she was a toddler. I have a library of many of her books n information. In a recent interview with the NZP Team, Richard Zieman (Nancy Zieman’s husband) shares memories, conversations with Nancy, and why he wrote his new book, Nancy Zieman, The Rest of the Story—A Memoir of Faith, Family, and Friends. Thank you for doing this giveaway. 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 feel so Blessed to have been able to have the chance to view Nancy’s programs and learn so much and use her books and tools to help me along on my love of sewing and quilting. On the surface it may seem rather simple, but Nancy started a business at a time when women just did not do that sort of thing. I never got to meet Nancy in person but like so many others I watched and rewatched her shows and felt that I knew her. 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