Quilting Arts Previous Broadcasts

Embellish (Episode #2205H)

KQED Plus: Thu, Oct 18, 2018 -- 4:30 PM

Embellishments take our quilts to the next level with a flash of creativity. We begin with Jane Davila and bohemian embellishments. Learn to make tassels two different ways and with a variety of materials. Tassels are a hot trend in home decor on globally inspired textiles. Then Laura Ceesay uses her bargain-hunting skills to visit discount stores as an innovative place to purchase quilt embellishments. Learn some unique aisles to visit!

Tech-Nique (Episode #2204H)

KQED Plus: Thu, Oct 11, 2018 -- 4:30 PM

Ignite your creativity with a combination of technology and unique for tech-nique. Heidi Proffetty starts out with an intro to digital cutting and how to design using small pieces. Then learn all about eco printing with Lesley Riley. Cook up some exciting leaf prints on fabric and paper. Finally Vivika Hansen DeNegre has tips for using up your improv blocks and turning them into framed art.

For The Love of Stitch (Episode #2102H)

KQED 9: Sun, Oct 7, 2018 -- 9:00 AM

A simple stitch is a powerful design tool. Wearable art maker Jenny Lyon shares tips for free motion quilting. Textile artist MJ Kinman uses non-directional patterns to create a see-through effect in jewel quilts. Art quilter Susan Brubaker Knapp melts bubbles and stitches high-density synthetic materials for artful effects.

Pop It Up (Episode #2203H)

KQED Plus: Thu, Oct 4, 2018 -- 4:30 PM

Quilt designs get popified by adding a clean-almost cartoon-quality to quilts with pop art. Laurie Ceesay is up first. She is influenced by pop art as she makes contemporary portrait quilts. The bold colors and piecing create an unforgettable portrait. Next, Mary McCauley shows us how to design and create a simple three-dimensional quilted pop-up; from patterns to fabric, and all of the steps in-between!

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