Doodle Stitching

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  • Nancy guides you through her fun techniques for painting with thread and scraps of fabric. Don't worry about perfection—these techniques are made to give you beautiful results, whether you're a beginner or a seasoned sewist.
  • Nancy's signature style of stress-free techniques and easy projects inspires, empowers, and shows you how to translate pencil-sketched doodles onto fabric with your sewing machine.

Doodle Stitching Book

  • Full color photographs and illustrations
  • Step-by-step instructions
  • Book features double-wire binding so pages lay flat when open—no more struggling to keep your page from turning or bending; plus it's now easier to keep your book right next to you as you work
  • Soft cover, 40 page book by Nancy Zieman, Sewing With Nancy
  • 10 techniques:
    • Zigzag Doodles
    • Sketch 'n Stitch
    • Playful Decorative Stitching
    • Collage Doodle
    • Fuse 'n Doodle
    • Daydream Stitching
    • Squiggle Monogram
    • Clip 'n Stitch Doodling
    • Popsicle Garden
    • Doodle Outside the Lines
  • 10 projects include:
    • Queen Ann's Lace flower
    • Silk frayed squares framed art
    • Decorative Stitched Pillow
    • Collage Greeting or Post card
    • Monogram Luggage Tag
    • Landscape Nest


Doodle Stitching DVD

  • Part 1:
    • Zigzag Doodle: Begin by doodling with a zigzag bartack and a little sewing savvy to create Queen Ann's Lace flowers
    • Sketch 'n Stitch: Learn to use a single motif of a decorative stitch as part of the doodling process on odds and ends of silk cut into squares
    • Playful Decorative Stitching: See what magical stitches your machine has when you nonchalantly stitch a variety of decorative stitches on fabric without care of direction
    • Nancy's Corner Segment 1 features Mary Kay Clark of Swan Creek Sewing Circle
      • Sewing brought the Swan Creek Sewing Circle together 100 years ago, and continues to do so today! Mary Kay, the granddaughter of one of the founding members, shares the carefully preserved records that document the fascinating history of the group
  • Part 2:
    • Collage Doodle: Buttons, small pieces of fabric, leftover ribbon and a little stitching combine to create a greeting card or a small piece of wall art
    • Fuse 'n Doodle: Doodle with fabric and your iron! Cut fabric rectangles and squares that are backed with fusible web, arrange on a background fabric, then press
    • Daydream Stitching: Experiment with a non-intimidating process of simple doodle-type free-motion stitching
    • Squiggle Monograms: Learn a 20-minute squiggle stitching technique to create the shape of a letter that will "pop" with distinction
    • Nancy's Corner Segment 2 features Jaana Mattson, Fiber Artist
      • Jaana explains how the wonderful combination of wood grain and the tactility of wool fiber sparked her current artistic endeavors
  • Part 3:
    • Clip 'n Stitch Doodling: Small snippets of fabric fused to a background are the doodling tools used to create an artistic tree limb and bird nest
    • Popsicle Garden: Learn the tricks of the trade while stitching a whimsical work of art; circles and rectangular shapes are all that's needed, along with a little stitching time
    • Doodle Outside the Lines: Much like coloring in a book, roughly stitch sketchy stitches on doubled sheer printed fabric to create subtle shades of color
    • Nancy's Corner Segment 3 features Margaret Jankowski of The Sewing Machine Project
      • Margaret shares how a mending program helps people maintain their clothing and their dignity when volunteers offer simple clothing and textile repair, teach some basic mending skills, and perhaps-most importantly-listen
  • 1 hour 15 minute run time
  • Closed captioning for the hearing impaired
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