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Quilting Arts Previous Broadcasts

Episode #908

KQED Life: Mon, Jun 24, 2013 -- 2:30 PM

High-tech approaches to quilting are featured on today's show. First is designer Margaret Applin. She uses personal images to create home decor projects using the technology of Thermofax? screen printing. Then, Sarah Vedeler and Jeanie Sumrall-Ajero show how to use an embroidery machine to custom embellish and enhance a printed kaleidoscope design created on your computer. Finally, it's the second UFO of this season. Readers sent in their unfinished projects, requesting that other quilt artists finish them off; the results are stunning.

Episode #907

KQED Life: Mon, Jun 17, 2013 -- 2:30 PM

This show explores unique materials and tools of the trade. Artist Susan Brubaker Knapp begins with tools and techniques for painting on fabric. Along with a discussion of materials, she shares wholecloth painting techniques and demonstrates stitching through painted cloth. Then, Helen Gregory shares a tote bag design - what makes this bag unique is the designer ribbon embellishments. Last is Leslie Tucker Jenison on location for a lesson on making laminated fabrics.

Episode #906

KQED Life: Mon, Jun 10, 2013 -- 2:30 PM

Make it personal with your own signature touches. The show begins with Ana Buzzalino. She creates beautiful art quilts with various signature elements, including the use of hand stitching. Today she demonstrates three different hand embroidery stitches. Next, Pokey and Helen Gregory show how easy it is to make a colorful pillow embellished with designer ribbons. Last is Jamie Fingal on location for a lesson on making collaborative cloth - each person adds their own signature until the total design is finished.

Episode #905

KQED Life: Mon, Jun 3, 2013 -- 2:30 PM

Quilting for all seasons is featured on today's show. First, Judy Coates Perez has a lesson on choosing motifs for your quilting projects - her feature project is a tree skirt for winter. Then Pokey shares a lesson on sun printing - making colorful, one-of-a-kind fabrics. Last is Pat Sloan on location in Cincinnati, where she demonstrates making a fabric bracelet from scraps.

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