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History of Sewing

History of Sewing

Learn more about the history of sewing and the history of quilting right here on Nancy’s Notions. Have you ever wondered who invented the sewing machine? Or maybe you want to learn more about feed sacks and their uses in sewing? The history of sewing is fascinating and you are sure to learn something new. Sit back, relax, and prepare for a trip back in time!

For many years, Nancy’s Notions was the place was the place to find education and inspiration. We are happy to announce that it is still exactly that! Stop by Nancy’s Notions to find more information on all things sewing and quilting. Our Library of Sewing Information is sure to have exactly what you are looking for!

Nancy Zieman is an unforgettable woman and visionary who made an indelible mark on the sewing and quilting world. Though she passed away in 2017, her legacy will abide in the millions that she taught and touched. Nancy was born and raised on a dairy farm in Wisconsin to parents Ralph and Barbara Luedtke, and later graduated with a double major in home economics and journalism from the University of Wisconsin-Stout. She married Richard Zieman in 1977. Many of the jobs early in Nancy’s career centered around her love of sewing, including working for a sewing store in Chicago and freelancing as a sewing instructor in Minnesota.

For many years, Nancy’s Notions was the place was the place to find education and inspiration. We are happy to announce that it is still exactly that! Stop by Nancy’s Notions to find more information on all things sewing and quilting. Our Library of Sewing Information is sure to have exactly what you are looking for!

For many years, Nancy’s Notions was the place was the place to find education and inspiration. We are happy to announce that it is still exactly that! Stop by Nancy’s Notions to find more information on all things sewing and quilting. Our Library of Sewing Information is sure to have exactly what you are looking for!

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