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Destination Craft with Jim West Previous Broadcasts

Guatemala (Episode #103H)

KQED 9: Tue, Jul 25, 2017 -- 7:00 PM

Jim West travels to colorful Guatemala where master artisans teach cotton dying, back strap and loom weaving, hand embroidery, pine needle basket making, and crafting functional mats from the reeds found in Lake Atitlon. Jim makes tasty tamales, learns about iron work and creates an artistic journal with celebrity artist Pam Holland.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Life: Sat, Jul 29, 2017 -- 1:00 AM
  • KQED Life: Fri, Jul 28, 2017 -- 7:00 PM
  • KQED 9: Wed, Jul 26, 2017 -- 1:00 AM

Ireland (Episode #102H)

KQED 9: Tue, Jul 18, 2017 -- 7:00 PM

Jim West explores the indigenous crafts of Ireland where master artisans teach dry felting, basket making, woodturning and creating the perfect Irish scones. Jim crafts an Irish rock wall, makes jewelry from Connemara marble, crochets Irish lace, and explores the traditions and culture of the enchanting Emerald Isle.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Life: Sat, Jul 22, 2017 -- 1:00 AM
  • KQED Life: Fri, Jul 21, 2017 -- 7:00 PM
  • KQED 9: Wed, Jul 19, 2017 -- 1:00 AM

Bali (Episode #101H)

KQED 9: Tue, Jul 11, 2017 -- 7:00 PM

Jim West journeys to Bali where master artisans teach woodcarving, free style and block batiking, painting and ikat weaving techniques. He discovers how crafting is associated with rice fields, makes a traditional Balinese dish, and creates crafts in the exotic Monkey Forest. He also sees an elephant who paints in a Safari Park.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Life: Sat, Jul 15, 2017 -- 1:00 AM
  • KQED Life: Fri, Jul 14, 2017 -- 7:00 PM
  • KQED 9: Wed, Jul 12, 2017 -- 1:00 AM
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