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.
You Can't Resist This! (#1703H) Duration: 28:00 STEREO TVG
Have you reached a creative plateau? Try something new. Fiber artist Enid Weichselbaum designs colorful motifs using glue as a dye resist. Julie Booth paints with dishwashing liquid to create galaxies of colorful designs on a variety of fabrics.
- KQED Life: Mon, Feb 15, 2016 -- 2:30pm Remind me
Making Your Mark (#1704H) Duration: 28:00 STEREO TVG
When you find your style, make your mark. Artist Lynn Krawczyk goes beyond the quilt to create a high-impact graffiti floor mat. Cyndi Souder prints on fabric with hand-carved woodblocks. Susan Brubaker Knapp makes marks with stitches for endless creative options.
- KQED Life: Mon, Feb 22, 2016 -- 2:30pm Remind me
Applique (#1705H) Duration: 28:00 STEREO TVG
Applique is a time-honored quilting tradition. With a contemporary twist, art quilter Susan Purney Mark uses a variety of media to add imagery and impact to fabric. Textile artist Nancy McNally uses strip sets and die-cut shapes to create innovative and colorful designs in applique.
- KQED Life: Mon, Feb 29, 2016 -- 2:30pm Remind me
Curves and Cuts (#1706H) Duration: 28:00 STEREO TVG
Break away from straight lines and add curves. Quilting free-styler Frieda Anderson shows how to use freezer paper and glue to achieve perfectly curved leaves. To add a little whimsy, Lisa Chin creates custom-cut stencils using a computer and electronic cutter.
- KQED Life: Mon, Mar 7, 2016 -- 2:30pm Remind me
Focus On Stitching (#1707H) Duration: 28:00 STEREO TVG
When a creative urge strikes, grab a needle and thread and go with it. Quilt story-teller Lorie Hancock McCown uses fabrics, lace and thread to stitch her stories. Fiber artist Lea McComas brings life to compelling images using stitched lines for maximum impact.
- KQED Life: Mon, Mar 14, 2016 -- 2:30pm Remind me
Creative Collage (#1708H) Duration: 28:00 STEREO TVG
With collage, experiment with new colors, textures and mediums. Frieda Anderson and Laura Wasilowski join creative forces to make a stunning leaf collage. Kristen Rodriguez and Janelle Girod mix photo transfers with hand-quilting, embroidery and embellishment to create a treasured keepsake.
- KQED Life: Mon, Mar 21, 2016 -- 2:30pm Remind me
Free-Motion Stitching (#1709H) Duration: 28:00 STEREO TVG
Free yourself from traditional stitching with free motion. Long-arm quilt artist Nancy McNally explores free-motion stitching on a long-arm machine. Cyndi Souder writes on her quilts to add depth and meaning. Susan Edmonson reaches below the surface to paint-dye batting for special effects.
- KQED Life: Mon, Mar 28, 2016 -- 2:30pm Remind me