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.
Be Your Own Designer (#1505) Duration: 28:00 STEREO TVG
Fabric is a blank canvas waiting to be filled. Memory quilt designer Trish Bowman uses novel design concepts to create sensational memory quilts. Susan Brubaker Knapp opens her sketchbook and uses her original designs to add embroidery to a jacket or apron. Starting with a simple drawing, Liz Kettle shows how to add life and energy to it with machine thread sketching.
- KQED Life: Mon, Feb 27, 2017 -- 2:30pm Remind me
On The Surface #2 (#1506) Duration: 28:00 STEREO TVG
What happens when stencils fall into the hands of a rebel? In the hands of Jamie Fingal, new colors and patterns result to create depth and texture. Learn the Japanese art of marbled dyeing, Suminigashi, with Cheryl Sleboda. Then, break loose with Rebekah Meier as she sprays, paints and pours dyes to create her own fabrics.
- KQED Life: Mon, Mar 6, 2017 -- 2:30pm Remind me
Memory-Keeping (#1507) Duration: 28:00 STEREO TVG
Live alongside your memories everyday with memory quilts. Tammie Bowser translates a child's drawing into a beautiful art quilt. Using principles of color, scale and design, Leslie Riley selects and customizes a historic family photo and handwritten letter to create a stunning, quilted portrait.
- KQED Life: Mon, Mar 13, 2017 -- 2:30pm Remind me
Fabric Fun (#1508) Duration: 28:00 STEREO TVG
Create your own fabric and reach beyond cotton for your next project. Artist Rebekah Meier shows fun and easy ways to stitch complex surface design fabrics. Fiber portrait artist Tammie Bowser shows her process for creating photo art by selecting color values. Stretch beyond cotton and learn to sculpture with silk using techniques shared by Roxane Lessa.
- KQED Life: Mon, Mar 20, 2017 -- 2:30pm Remind me
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