Quilting Arts Previous Broadcasts

Tech/Computer Design (Episode #2105H)

KQED Plus: Thu, Apr 19, 2018 -- 4:30 PM

Quilt artists use technology to push the creative limits. Designer Heidi Proffetty edits photos and turns the digital images into mosaic quilts. Fiber artist Martha Wolfe uses a photo editing program to filter and grayscale fabrics to determine value. Susan Brubaker Knapp uses her camera as a design tool to assess value and composition.

Design (Episode #1810H)

KQED 9: Sun, Apr 15, 2018 -- 9:00 AM

Each artist designs in a special way. Quilt innovator Grace Errea shares her technique for randomly piecing backgrounds. Free-style designer Frieda Anderson shows how to plot each step in the design process. Vivika DeNegre shares tips for successfully blocking a quilt.

Improv (Episode #2104H)

KQED Plus: Thu, Apr 12, 2018 -- 4:30 PM

Break loose from the tried and true - improvise! Abstract art quilter Cindy Grisdela makes colorful improv blocks from scraps and sets them in various ways. Textile artist Malka Dubrawsky uses primarily black and white to make bold designs. Host Susan Brubaker Knapp mashes it all up with interesting embellishments she creates.

On The Edge (Episode #1809H)

KQED 9: Sun, Apr 8, 2018 -- 9:00 AM

Move out to the very edge of motifs and quilts. Contemporary realist Grace Errea shares a new technique for raw edge applique that doesn't fray. Author and innovator Renae Haddadin adds binding to quilts on the long arm. Artist Melissa Averinos creates a bold abstract design with raw edges.

Imaginative Design (Episode #2103H)

KQED Plus: Thu, Apr 5, 2018 -- 4:30 PM

Take innovative ideas and turn them into quilts. Author and quilter Joyce Becker designs charming applique landscape quilts. Photographer and quilt maker Heidi Proffetty uses today's technology to design mosaic quilts. Luana Rubin explores the colors and patterns that inspired artist William Morris.

Paint, Dye, Print (Episode #1808H)

KQED 9: Sun, Apr 1, 2018 -- 9:00 AM

Make it brighter, bolder and more colorful with paint, dye and printing. Whimsical art maker Joanne Sharpe embellishes whole cloth quilts with vivid, free-form painting and colorful stitching. Esterita Austin uses still-life artistry to create with sheer organza transfers. Mixed media artist Jane Davila prints with dye using sunlight.

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