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.
The Artistic Touch (#1605) Duration: 28:00 STEREO TVG
Artists love to experiment with various mediums. Enid Gjelten Weichselbaum creates reusable silkscreens with organza and iron-on vinyl. Textile artist Cecile Whatman demonstrates a multitude of techniques while making background fabric for an art quilt with non-traditional media.
- KQED Life: Mon, Nov 30, 2015 -- 2:30pm
Fabric and Fabrications (#1606) Duration: 28:00 STEREO TVG
Gain insight and practical tips to improve your art quilts through the use of color, pattern, shape, proportion and balance. Lesley Riley infuses her personality into fragment fabric collages. Improvisational quilter Pat Pauly shares ways to design compositions for fiber art, including small-scale sketches, drawings, collage, and montage.
- KQED Life: Mon, Dec 7, 2015 -- 2:30pm Remind me
Make It Special (#1607) Duration: 28:00 STEREO TVG
Personal expression can leave a lasting impression. Mark Lipinski shares a variety of legacy quilts, along with his own, to show how to leave a bit of yourself behind. Artist Tammie Bowser makes fusible applique "Jazz Quilts" from photos from her uncle. Susan Brubaker Knapp offers tips for machine stitching teeny, tiny motifs to take quilts beyond the ordinary.
- KQED Life: Mon, Dec 14, 2015 -- 2:30pm Remind me
Paint It! (#1608) Duration: 27:52 STEREO TVG
Paint is a great way to alter the surface of art quilts. Cecile Whatman explains the ins and outs of building a painted surface with depth and movement. Desiree Habicht shows how versatile acrylic paint on fiber can be by improving and accentuating details with paint.
- KQED Life: Mon, Dec 21, 2015 -- 2:30pm Remind me
Grab Bag (#1609) Duration: 28:00 STEREO TVG
Enjoy a grab bag of innovative techniques. Enid Gjelten Weichselbaum shows how to use stickers and textile paint to add text to her quilts. Rebekah Meier's Confetti Zipper Bag is a great way to use up special threads, yarns and fabric bits. Jane LaFazio makes hand-felted soaps for lovely and useful gifts.
- KQED Life: Mon, Dec 28, 2015 -- 2:30pm Remind me