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Quilting Arts Previous Broadcasts

Outlandish Quilts (Episode #813)

KQED Life: Mon, Jan 28, 2013 -- 2:30 PM

A touch of whimsy, personal causes, writing, and just over the top ideas characterize this show. Susan Shie is first on location with Pokey. They travel all over the exhibit floor viewing some imaginative quilts with lots of personality just like the artists that created them. Then, Pokey demonstrates how to create whimsical stitched brooches. Last, meet the experts from the International Quilt Association on location.

Landscape Quilting (Episode #812)

KQED Life: Mon, Jan 21, 2013 -- 2:30 PM

This show explores landscape quilting. First, Judith Trager shares her tips and techniques for collaged and fused landscape quilts. Next, Ana Buzzalino uses resist paint techniques with discharge paste and dyes to create still life projects. Award winning quilter Noriko Endo is on location with her landscape quilts in the last segment.

Quilts Gone Wild (Episode #811)

KQED Life: Mon, Jan 14, 2013 -- 2:30 PM

Three designers who think outside the box, using interesting materials for their art quilt designs are featured on this show. In the first segment, Mary Pal creates stitched portraits using cheese cloth. Then, Pokey paints designs on leather. Last, on location Cheryl Sleboda has a lesson incorporating led lights into a quilt design.

Design (Episode #810)

KQED Life: Mon, Jan 7, 2013 -- 2:30 PM

This show features three artists discussing the ways they find inspiration for their design ideas. First, Diane Rusin Doran demonstrates a practical approach to quilting that includes using the computer. She creates a clutch purse featuring a digital design for appliqued imager. Then, Mary Pal shares her unique painting method for creating landscape quilts. Maria Elkins is featured in the last segment on location. She discusses color theory.

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