The host of T-V’s longest running sewing show died today (Tuesday) in southern Wisconsin. Sixty-four-year-old Nancy Zieman (zee mn), host of “Sewing With Nancy” on Wisconsin Public Television, died at her home in Beaver Dam after a long battle with bone cancer. Her show has been airing since 1982. She announced her retirement in September more than two years after she developed the cancer and kept the show going. Zieman also founded Nancy’s Notions, a mail order business that became a major source for what sewers and quilters wanted. She also help start the Wisconsin Quilt Expo, that draws more than 20-thousand people to Madison each September. Wisconsin Public Television will air her final episode on Thanksgiving night at 7 P-M. It was recorded with her granddaughters featuring child-friendly sewing.