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…

Wisconsin Public Television Remembers Nancy Zieman

November 14, 2017

Wisconsin Public Television is saddened by the death of Nancy Zieman, longtime host of Sewing With Nancy. Zieman passed away at her home in Beaver Dam Tuesday morning after a long battle with cancer. An educator, author, pattern maker, television producer, entrepreneur and innovator, Zieman inspired millions of sewing and quilting enthusiasts throughout her career….

“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…

Q&A: Treasured Quilts of Wisconsin

October 20, 2016

“Quilting is so much more than making a bed quilt to keep someone warm,” says Nancy Zieman. The longtime host of Sewing With Nancy is excited to present the new Treasured Quilts of Wisconsin special, premiering Tuesday, Nov. 29. at 7 p.m. Read on to see why and how this unique program came to be.

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…

Meet Nancy Zieman & Learn New Techniques at Quilt Expo

July 13, 2016

Registration for Quilt Expo 2016 is officially open! Every year, guests flock to Quilt Expo to Escape, Create and Celebrate. The three-day event, presented by Wisconsin Public Television with Nancy Zieman, invites all quilt lovers to learn, laugh and draw inspiration from each other. Quilt Expo | Sept. 8-10, 2016 Alliant Energy Center in Madison Register early…