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
Mixed-Media Quilting (Episode #809)
KQED Life: Mon, Dec 31, 2012 -- 2:30 PM
Mixed-media opens up so many possibilities for creating unique art quilt designs. In the first segment, Jennifer Solon demonstrates her mixed media collages using hand dyed textiles, papers, stitching, and paint. Next, Jane LaFazio teaches how to machine needle felting for stitched works of art. Last, Lisa Kerpoe uses everyday objects and a brayer to create textured silk fabric using everyday objects and a brayer on silk.
Plethora of Patchwork (Episode #808)
KQED Life: Mon, Dec 24, 2012 -- 2:30 PM
Contemporary colors and fabrics are giving a whole new look to patchwork. First, Nancy Odom demonstrates piecing with your iron to create your own patchwork fabric. Then, Vivika Hansen DeNegre shows how to create a table runner using a top stitch method and innovative linear design. Last, the show is on location with Maria Elkins. She demonstrates silhouette portraits.
Gone to the Dogs (Episode #807)
KQED Life: Mon, Dec 17, 2012 -- 2:30 PM
Dogs are the theme of the show. In the first segment, Faith Cleary creates a canine fabric collage featuring her yellow lab. Then, Vivika Hansen DeNegre shows how to make a futon for Fido, or your favorite feline. In the last segment, Helen Gregory shows how to make an easy to clean floor mat for your favorite pet.
Do It Yourself Fabrics for Quilting (Episode #806)
KQED Life: Mon, Dec 10, 2012 -- 2:30 PM
This show features creating your own fabric. Lisa Kerpoe demonstrates a unique surface design process in the first segment. She raids the kitchen cabinets for items like oatmeal and mashed potatoes to create exciting designs. Next, Diane Rusin Doran teaches a unique screen printing process. Last, Lynn Krawczyk shows how to print fabric using freezer paper stencils.
Quick Quilt Gifts and Decor (Episode #805)
KQED Life: Mon, Dec 3, 2012 -- 2:30 PM
Art quilting is a very personal experience. This show features making gifts and personalizing a work space with examples of art quilting. First, is Diane Rusin Doran showing how to make a quilted notebook cover. Then, Helen Gregory demonstrates how to create a fashionable and practical quilted laptop cover. Pokey has a cute pin cushion project for the last segment.