This series presents the best of contemporary art quilting together with talented designers and lots of inspiration. Programs feature: stitching with mixed media, surface design, digital tips for quilting, how to ship and hang art quilts properly, and special patchwork techniques.
Quilting Arts Previous Broadcasts
Nift-Y, Quilt-Y Techniques (Episode #1109)
KQED Life: Mon, Sep 29, 2014 -- 2:30 PM
We couldn't' think of a better word than nifty to describe today's projects; they're surprising, innovative, and different! Ellen Anne Eddy is up first with corded button hole binding; it's a unique and nifty design element. Then, meet designer Debra Quartermain for quick and easy dying techniques for wool, plus a pattern for some very adorable owls. Finally, Elizabeth Hartman shows us simple paper foundation piecing. She uses copy paper to neatly piece skinny strips of fabric.
Focus On Stitch (Episode #1108)
KQED Life: Mon, Sep 22, 2014 -- 2:30 PM
This episode focuses on stitching. It's a recurring theme this season and is an important part to just about every quilting project. Frieda Anderson starts out with a primer on free motion quilting - learn the basics to get started. Then, Wendy Butler Berns is back to show us the wonders of the walking foot and how it's used in your projects. We finish up with Jane LaFazio and project "paisley fever" using painters tape and taking your project from sketchbook to cloth.
Modern Quilting and Modern Stitching Explored (Episode #1107)
KQED Life: Mon, Sep 15, 2014 -- 2:30 PM
The modern quilt aesthetic has many elements that identify its style and we'll take a look at a few of them today. We begin with Penny McMorris and AnneMarie Chaney, and a project that interprets modern quilts and offers a design challenge. Then Angela Walters demonstrates traditional quilting designs with a modern twist. Finally, Libby Lehman returns with sewing in circles and using your circular sewing attachment.
Creative Approaches to Quilting (Episode #1106)
KQED Life: Mon, Sep 8, 2014 -- 2:30 PM
We all approach projects in our own way sometimes we start with a color, sometimes it's a technique, and sometimes we unearth a forgotten supply to get us motivated. Libby Lehman is back with her favorite presser feet. Then, meet Luana Rubin for a discussion of quilting styles from around the world. Finally, Carol Ann Waugh introduces us to easy and fun hand embroidery techniques for surface embellishment.
Diy Quilt Studio and Organization Ideas (Episode #1105)
KQED Life: Mon, Sep 1, 2014 -- 2:30 PM
Organizing and cleaning up your work space is a great way to jump start your creativity. We begin with a return visit from Libby Lehman and must- have sewing essentials for your sewing studio: your own quilting survival kit! Then, Pokey Bolton creates fabric covered cans for storing your studio goodies and using up some of your fabric stash. We finish up with Elizabeth Hartman and how to make a design wall and pressing board that are unique to your space.