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Quilting Arts Previous Broadcasts

Stitching, Two Ways (Episode #1701H)

KQED Life: Mon, Jul 31, 2017 -- 2:30 PM

Stitches make the statement. Artist Lea McComas, uses stitches like paint to tell a compelling story. Art quilter Laura Wasilowski enhances quilts with free-stitched embroideries to create a narrative of her joyful life.

Inspired by a Photo (Episode #1613)

KQED Life: Mon, Jul 24, 2017 -- 2:30 PM

While on a trip to the East coast, California quilt artist Jane LaFazio was inspired by a plant she had never seen before. She photographed it and then used the photo to inspire an artful quilt. Artist Pat Pauly shares ways to use photos to help jumpstart her abstract designs.

Repurposing (Episode #1612)

KQED Life: Mon, Jul 17, 2017 -- 2:30 PM

Repurposing makes beautiful new things out of the old. Lynn Krawczyk shows how to recycle old quilt blocks using surface design techniques. Trish Bowman creates a beautiful memory quilt with vintage silk neckties. Nysha Oren Nelson alters a wooden box and uses it to beautifully display intricately quilted pieces.

Applique Three Ways (Episode #1611)

KQED Life: Mon, Jul 10, 2017 -- 2:30 PM

The term "applique" refers to adding shapes on the surface of a quilt. Explore three different ways to applique. Sue Spargo appliques wool and embroiders it to make a beautiful needle case. Becky Campbell demonstrates an innovative method for fusible applique. Susan Brubaker Knapp gives tips for making bias strips for stems and vines.

Hot Stuff (Episode #1610)

KQED Life: Mon, Jul 3, 2017 -- 2:30 PM

It's all about hot stuff with fusing, shrinking and foiling. Joan Shay shows how to make a gorgeous 3-D butterfly using fusible applique. Liz Kettle uses heat shrinking thread for fabulous textural effects. Susan Brubaker Knapp creates bold metallic designs on fabric with iron-on foils.

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