In the series finale, Nancy and her granddaughters, along with friends, take a modern approach to sewing and throw perfection out the window. Nancy shares her team sewing experience along with sewing tips for a big partner, and insights for involving a little partner (age 5–9) all while making simple, easy to sew kid projects.
Using cotton rope to create handcrafted baskets and bags is taught. Also, advanced rope-sewing techniques are demonstrated. Included: making an "Everyday Day Bag" in less than an hour; adding tasteful accents to projects with leather strapping and signature details; and how rope-sewing projects are made to last.
A system of making scrap quilts that incorporates all sizes, shapes, and prints is explained. Included: "spacing" technique of separating colorful fabrics; and sorting fabrics by intensity. Three unique quilt designs are featured.
A swing-style jacket made from comfortable yet fashionable knit is created. Timesaving sewing tips are shared while creating a stylish jacket with two collar options and sleeve lengths. Also, updated sewing techniques for Ponte knit, a fabric that stitches like a woven, but drapes like a knit.
Helpful sewing hints to stitch a stylish and versatile knit tunic are provided. A step-by-step through the sewing process, shows that knit sewing is enjoyable and easy. Also, how simple tools and notions streamline the stitching process of collars, sleeves, and seams.
The use of color and design to achieve a rich depth of tone and dimension by using fabric strips to construct quilt blocks is explored. Also, how fabric and block dimension changes produce an entirely new look. Projects include Jeweled Illusion and Tumbling Leaves table runners: and the Fractured Sunlight quilt.
How variegated fabrics and simple-to-stitch fabric strips known as strata, give quilt designs great visual interest. Also, techniques to transform fabric strips into beautiful quilts to decorate homes, are shared.
Techniques to abolish the intimidation of free-motion quilting are taught. Also: how sketching before stitching builds muscle memory; and how easy it is to make the basic leaf, the elegant feathered leaf, whimsical schools of fish, and a fleet of sailboats.
Household items to create unusual and reliable solutions to make sewing, quilting, pressing, and pattern cutting go faster and easier, are enlisted. Also, learning novel ways to organize sewing and quilting supplies.
How stitch projects like the Quilt & Go Tote and the Strip-by-Strip Reversible Quilt can be made from 2 1/2-inch precut fabric strips. Also, with a little cutting, 10-inch precut squares transform into the Split and Spin Pinwheel quilt.
How simple stitching and clever cutting can result in a variety of attractive quilt blocks. Projects include the Charm Pack Scramble; variations of the Charm Pack Double Scramble blocks; and the Four's the Charm sashed block.