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Contemporary Approaches to Traditional Technique (#1305) Duration: 28:00 STEREO TVG

There is always a lot of discussion on what makes a traditional technique have a contemporary feel. It could be the colors, it might be the simplicity of the design, and sometimes it's even negative space. Today's show features current artists sharing their interpretation of some traditional techniques. Cheryl Sleboda demonstrates dimensional fabric manipulation of circles. Then, Michelle May has an introduction to folk art fusion. The fun and whimsy of folk art is fused together with the freedom of art quilting. Finally, Max Hamrick, a dye expert from the Colonial Williamsburg Foundation, has a lesson on organic dyes passed down thru the years.

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  • KQED Life: Mon, Mar 2, 2015 -- 2:30pm

Machine and Hand Stitching Explored (#1306) Duration: 28:00 STEREO TVG

Today we explore the many facets of stitching from hand to machine. The stitch path is the blueprint for many quilt designs. First, Candy Glendening has a free motion sampler. Then, Catherine Redford demonstrates an embroidered chameleon using African folklore embroidery techniques. Last is Michelle May and more folk art-this time its postcards made from wool.

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Modern Quilting Meets Folk Art (#1307) Duration: 28:00 STEREO TVG

Two very distinct quilt approaches, modern quilting and folk art, have one very important element in common-they both thrive on a simple clean aesthetic. Today's three designers take a simple approach with very different techniques. First, Catherine Redford makes a modern place mat using hexagons. Then, Ebony love demonstrates die-cut trapunto. Finally, Michelle May shows how to create a felted flower brooch in the folk art style.

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Quilting Simplified (#1308) Duration: 28:00 STEREO TVG

Today's show features some simplified versions for common quilt techniques. First, Vivika DeNegre demonstrates a nine patch rearranged quilt for a modern spin on this common block. Then, Julia Wood introduces an unconventional hexagon technique that doesn't require paper piecing. Last, Carolyn Friedlander has a raw edge applique project using bobbin work.

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Individual Approaches to Quilting (#1309) Duration: 28:00 STEREO TVG

Unique approaches are what puts the "art" in art quilting. First, Diane Rusin Doran shares a way to carry your cell phone in style. Then, it's a specialized dyeing technique with Barbara Warholic. Finally, Catherine Redford demonstrates a yo-yo embellished pillow.

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Holiday Gifts and Decor (#1310) Duration: 28:00 STEREO TVG

Holidays are a magical time of the year and also the perfect time to showcase some of your quilting accomplishments. Candy Glendening has the first project, jolly holiday stockings to hang on the mantel. Next, Diane Rusin Doran shares a colorful mini stocking big enough to hold a treat and use as a decoration on a gift or as an ornament. Pokey closes the show with easy fabric wine coasters for a little holiday cheer.

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Art Quilt Explorations (#1311) Duration: 28:00 STEREO TVG

Explore the variations in art quilt techniques-key to developing your quilt style. Susan Brubaker Knapp starts with the sketchbook challenge. Learn to transfer drawn designs to fabric and then free motion quilt. Next is Michelle May and a combination of hand stitch wool applique, and patchwork to make a folk art quilt. Last, Cheryl Sleboda demonstrates dyeing vintage textiles with paint.

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Quilting Trends Today (#1312) Duration: 59:00 STEREO TVG

Quilting Arts TV show introduces you to what is happening in the world for quilting right in your own home. We visit shows all over the country looking at styles and exhibits, and research print and online media to find key trends. One of the trends we're seeing is functional bowls and table runners made from scraps and clothes line. Our first guest Catherine Redford demonstrates this trend. Then, Carolyn Friedlander shares her color expertise. She explores ways to create your own color story using gradation, backgrounds, and various color ways. Vivika DeNegre is last with felt bunting-felting is a trend that is taking the quilt market by storm.

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Quilting Medley (#1313) Duration: 59:00 STEREO TVG

Today's show is a mix of quilt techniques and approaches. Landscape quilting is our first topic with Carolyn Friedlander; she demonstrates how to use a quilting strategy to bring a project to life. Then it's Luana Rubin and quilting for charity- all sorts of ideas for utilizing your quilting for charity. Cheryl Sleboda is last with a technique for working with thermo chromatic paint. Transform your next project with heat reactive paint for a big reaction!

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TV Technical Issues

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    • KQED Plus on 710 currently dark on Comcast/Xfinity

      We are aware that Comcast/Xfinity is currently not transmitting KQED Plus in HD on channel 710. KQED Plus is airing in SD on channel 10. Comcast is also aware of the issue, and working on fixing it. Thank you for your patience.

    • 3 channels currently dark via Comcast/Xfinity

      We are aware that Comcast/Xfinity is currently not transmitting KQED Plus on channel 10, KQED V-Me on channel 191, or KQED Kids on channel 192. Comcast is also aware of the issue, and working on fixing it. Thank you for your patience.

    • KQED most channels, planned overnight maintenance: early Wed 1/14 midnight-3am

      (includes all DT9, DT54 and DT25 channels, along with most paid signal providers) We will be doing maintenance work in our Master Control area during the overnight hours of late Tues/early Wed 1/14. Work will begin shortly after midnight early Wednesday, and should be done in 2-3 hours, perhaps sooner. This will result in all […]

To view previous issues and how they were resolved, go to our TV Technical Issues page.

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