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
Quilting Trends Today (Episode #1312)
KQED Life: Mon, Apr 20, 2015 -- 2:30 PM
Quilting Arts TV show introduces you to what is happening in the world for quilting right in your own home. We visit shows all over the country looking at styles and exhibits, and research print and online media to find key trends. One of the trends we're seeing is functional bowls and table runners made from scraps and clothes line. Our first guest Catherine Redford demonstrates this trend. Then, Carolyn Friedlander shares her color expertise. She explores ways to create your own color story using gradation, backgrounds, and various color ways. Vivika DeNegre is last with felt bunting-felting is a trend that is taking the quilt market by storm.
Art Quilt Explorations (Episode #1311)
KQED Life: Mon, Apr 13, 2015 -- 2:30 PM
Explore the variations in art quilt techniques-key to developing your quilt style. Susan Brubaker Knapp starts with the sketchbook challenge. Learn to transfer drawn designs to fabric and then free motion quilt. Next is Michelle May and a combination of hand stitch wool applique, and patchwork to make a folk art quilt. Last, Cheryl Sleboda demonstrates dyeing vintage textiles with paint.
Holiday Gifts and Decor (Episode #1310)
KQED Life: Mon, Apr 6, 2015 -- 2:30 PM
Holidays are a magical time of the year and also the perfect time to showcase some of your quilting accomplishments. Candy Glendening has the first project, jolly holiday stockings to hang on the mantel. Next, Diane Rusin Doran shares a colorful mini stocking big enough to hold a treat and use as a decoration on a gift or as an ornament. Pokey closes the show with easy fabric wine coasters for a little holiday cheer.