Quilting Arts Previous Broadcasts

Episode #904

KQED Life: Mon, May 27, 2013 -- 2:30 PM

Master quilters share their knowledge and experience. First is Susan Brubaker Knapp. Today she creates a firefly art quilt with a fun fiber technique for making the bugs shine. Then, it's the perfect beginner technique from Debra Gabel. She demonstrates raw-edge applique using fusing and then sewing. Last, Laura Heine provides tips for free-motion stitching and threadwork, on location in Cincinnati.

Episode #903

KQED Life: Mon, May 20, 2013 -- 2:30 PM

It's all about the finished project - as style meets function. Designer Candy Glendening gets the show started with a tablet cover highlighted by her free-motion style of quilting. The botanical design adds an artistic flair to a functional project. Then, meet Terry White with a tote bag that reflects her whimsical style and features decorative machine stitching patterns. Last is designer Charlotte Angotti who shares her easy machine quilting tips on location in Cincinnati.

Episode #902

KQED Life: Mon, May 13, 2013 -- 2:30 PM

Learn to personalize your quilt projects on today's show. Margaret Applin begins with digital monoprinting using software and her personal imagery. Then, Judy Coates Perez has a tutorial on adding and removing color. You'll learn some insider tips for bringing your projects to life with color. Last is Barbara Olson sharing her serendipitous quilting technique on black fabric, on location in Cincinnati.

Episode #901

KQED Life: Mon, May 6, 2013 -- 2:30 PM

This show features quilting with a touch of whimsy. First is Susan Brubaker Knapp showing how to create a name badge holder featuring an owl. She discusses how to transfer images to fabric and then stitch them by machine. Then, Candy Glendening creates a pillow from hand-dyed fabric featuring a free-motion sketched botanical motif. Last is the first UFO of the season - those unfinished projects that you can't seem to finish - you'll love seeing the before and after of these designs.

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