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
Let's Just Improvise (Episode #1713H)
KQED Life: Mon, Apr 25, 2016 -- 2:30 PM
Toss aside the rules and just let creativity lead you. Improvisational quilter Pat Pauly shares techniques that allow fabric, color and design to guide the creative process. Hand-stitcher Lorie Hancock McCown uses garment fabrics, trims and embellishments to tell a compelling quilt story featuring dresses.
Beautiful Backgrounds (Episode #1712H)
KQED Life: Mon, Apr 18, 2016 -- 2:30 PM
Beautiful results begin with a beautiful background. Quilt designer Andrea Brokenshire uses fabric confetti to create lush backgrounds. Susan Purney Mark screen prints color block fabric designs. Susan Edmonson stitches free-motion embroidery that adds charm and personality to her designs.
Print and Paint (Episode #1711H)
KQED Life: Mon, Apr 11, 2016 -- 2:30 PM
Great creative possibilities are found among the most basic earth-forces. Artist Lisa Chin shows basic techniques for sun printing with various patterns. Julie Booth celebrates repeating patterns as she prints her own fabric. Susan Brubaker Knapp paints on stitched surfaces to create unique effects.
Let's Talk Texture (Episode #1710H)
KQED Life: Mon, Apr 4, 2016 -- 2:30 PM
Texture adds style, artistry and interest. Fiber artist Cecile Whatman creates dimension and depth with sheers, velvet and non-traditional materials. Kristin Rodriguez and Janelle Girod embroider on burlap, then texture with foils, beads and yarn. Susan Brubaker Knapp shares her own favorite texture techniques.