See You This Week at Quilt Expo!

September 3, 2019

We’re just two days away from Quilt Expo 2019 — Sept. 5-7 at the Alliant Energy Center Exhibition Hall in Madison — and we can’t wait to see you there! Tickets can be purchased on-site, and start at $10. Children 12 and under are free. There are still spots available in select lectures, workshops and…

Quilt Expo celebrates Nancy Zieman and Natalie Sewell

August 27, 2018

We’re less than two weeks away from the start of the 14th annual Quilt Expo, held at the Alliant Energy Center’s Exhibition Hall in Madison. (Get your discount advance tickets here – or consider volunteering!) This year, as every year, attendees will enjoy several special exhibits beyond the 10-category Quilt Contest. One of these exhibits…

Enter the Quilt Expo Modern Mini Quilt Challenge!

May 2, 2017

Quilt Expo and Nancy Zieman have announced an all-new quilting challenge taking place throughout the month of May on social media: The Quilt Expo Modern Mini Quilt Challenge! To enter, send a high-resolution image of your quilt to QEChallenge@gmail.com by 5 p.m. CST on Tuesday, May 23, 2017. Include your full name, hometown, and a sentence or…

“Treasured Quilts of Wisconsin” Showcases Tradition, Innovation and Inspiration

November 8, 2016

Update! Watch Treasured Quilts of Wisconsin online here. Quilting is more than just fabric and thread. It is a journey filled with thoughtfulness and emotion. Join host Nancy Zieman to meet the artists behind the quilts in the brand-new television special Treasured Quilts of Wisconsin, premiering 7 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 29 on Wisconsin Public Television. Preview the…

Meet the Quilt Expo Quilters

September 28, 2016

Quilt Expo 2016 has concluded, but the inspiration will stick with us all year long!   We were thrilled to meet so many of the Quilt Contest exhibitors in person at Quilt Expo and have the opportunity to view the incredible details of hundreds of quilts in the Quilt Exhibit. From hand-quilted future heirlooms to machine-quilted pictorial masterpieces, the creativity behind…

Preview “Treasured Quilts of Wisconsin,” Coming to WPT This November

September 7, 2016

Treasured Quilts of Wisconsin, a brand-new WPT  program hosted by Sewing With Nancy‘s Nancy Zieman, premieres 7 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 29 on WPT. In this exclusive preview of the program, quilter and author Natalie Sewell discusses how she first fell in love with quilting and how her art has evolved. Treasured Quilt of Wisconsin contains interviews,…

Behind the Scenes: Quilt Expo 2016

September 5, 2016

Quilt Expo 2016 is just around the corner, Sept. 8-10 at the Exhibition Hall at the Alliant Energy Center in Madison, Wisconsin. In advance of the three-day expo, Wisconsin Public Television spent the day with Nancy Zieman to find out what goes into making Quilt Expo the ultimate quilting adventure. From storing contest quilts to…

A New Season of “Sewing With Nancy”

August 23, 2016

September is an exciting time at Wisconsin Public Television! A new season of Sewing With Nancy premieres 9 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 24 on WPT, and the three-day Quilt Expo, co-presented by WPT and Nancy Zieman, takes place Sept. 8-10. The good news is that you don’t have to wait until September to enjoy Sewing With…