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
Contemporary Quilting (Episode #804)
KQED Life: Mon, Nov 26, 2012 -- 2:30 PM
Contemporary quilting has so many faces and ideas. First, Ana Buzzalino shares her approach to contemporary art quilting by combining painting and stitching. Next, Terry White demonstrates 3D thread painting. Last, Pokey gives her expert advice to a viewer for finishing an art quilt project.
Stitch Intensive (Episode #803)
KQED Life: Mon, Nov 19, 2012 -- 2:30 PM
The experts share machine stitching tips. Judith Trager is first demonstrating free motion satin stitch. Then, Jane LaFazio teaches a technique that uses personal drawings as a basis for free motion work - stitching from the back of the project! The last segment features Pokey sharing advice for finishing a viewers' unfinished art quilt project.
Novel Approaches to Quilting (Episode #802)
KQED Life: Mon, Nov 12, 2012 -- 2:30 PM
This show features three guests sharing their unique approach for creating an art quilt project. Ana Buzzalino is featured in the first segment. She demonstrates a fabric painting technique that includes masking, mixing, and blending for a unique tulip design. Next, Pokey shows how to create an inspiring patchwork bulletin board that doubles as a design wall. Last, Jane LaFazio teaches a new technique for image transfers with dura film - or using a wet medium to transfer onto vintage linens.
Animal Kingdom (Episode #801)
KQED Life: Mon, Nov 5, 2012 -- 2:30 PM
Animal motifs are always popular - whether it's the family pet or jungle wildlife, animals provide a fascinating motif for art quilts. The first segment features Faith Cleary showing how to use thread painting to create a pet portrait. Then, Vivika Hansen DeNegre captures a moment in time by creating realistic bird portraits in their natural habitat. Last, Lynn Krawczyk demonstrates how to quilt and stitch fabric owls.