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.
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.
- KQED Life: Mon, Mar 9, 2015 -- 2:30pm email reminder
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.
- KQED Life: Mon, Mar 16, 2015 -- 2:30pm email reminder
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.
- KQED Life: Mon, Mar 23, 2015 -- 2:30pm email reminder
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.
- KQED Life: Mon, Mar 30, 2015 -- 2:30pm email reminder
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.
- KQED Life: Mon, Apr 6, 2015 -- 2:30pm email reminder
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.
- KQED Life: Mon, Apr 13, 2015 -- 2:30pm email reminder
Quilting Trends Today (#1312) Duration: 28:00 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.
- KQED Life: Mon, Apr 20, 2015 -- 2:30pm email reminder
Quilting Medley (#1313) Duration: 28:00 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!
- KQED Life: Mon, Apr 27, 2015 -- 2:30pm email reminder