This series presents the best of contemporary art quilting together with talented designers and lots of inspiration. Programs feature: stitching with mixed media, surface design, digital tips for quilting, how to ship and hang art quilts properly, and special patchwork techniques.
Fast and Fun Gifts (#1509) Duration: 28:00 STEREO TVG
The gift you make is always the most appreciated. Using feathers, fibers and jewels, Pearl Krush makes a charming owl quilt. Julie Creus shows how to create a personalized scissor fob to keep track of your favorite scissors or make as a great gift for quilting friends. Then, it is off to the grocery store with a stylish, reusable grocery tote from Kristine Lundblad.
- KQED Life: Mon, Mar 27, 2017 -- 2:30pm Remind me
Shows and Exhibitions (#1510) Duration: 28:00 STEREO TVG
Quilt shows and exhibitions are like wonderlands for quilters. From the Tokyo Quilt Festival, Luana Rubin shows some amazing miniature quilts and intricate quilted handbags. Quilting friends Leslie Tucker Jenison and Jamie Fingal share insights on entering and curating quilt exhibitions. For those just starting their quilt journey, Kristine Lundblad has a perfect cross quilt project.
- KQED Life: Mon, Apr 3, 2017 -- 2:30pm Remind me
Pins and Pinning (#1511) Duration: 28:00 STEREO TVG
There is more to pins and pinning than you think. Amy Ellis covers the facts about all different kinds of pins and tells how and when to use them. Then, Angela Pingel pieces Drunkard's Path blocks using a single pin and makes seams disappear. Really!
- KQED Life: Mon, Apr 10, 2017 -- 2:30pm Remind me
Let's Try It! (#1512) Duration: 28:00 STEREO TVG
Dive below the surface and explore something new. With fabric fragments, transferred images and text, Lesley Riley creates a charming fabric book. Contemporary quilter Angela Pingel shares a quick technique for making quilts and pillows with scrappy backgrounds and raw edge applique. Susan Brubaker Knapp adds shimmer and a little bling to her colorful art quilts with sparkly film and fibers.
- KQED Life: Mon, Apr 17, 2017 -- 2:30pm Remind me
A Little of This, A Little of That (#1513) Duration: 28:00 STEREO TVG
Through a wide variety of projects, explore the latest trends in contemporary quilting. Sue Spargo shares some basic handwork techniques for wool applique, which is all the rage. Teri Tope creates a large-size insulated bottle tote for the quilter on the go or to give as a gift. Then, step out for the evening in a luscious, sculptured velvet beaded cuff Liz Kettle creates with just a few stitches.
- KQED Life: Mon, Apr 24, 2017 -- 2:30pm Remind me