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Quilting Arts Previous Broadcasts

What Color Is Your Garden? (Episode #1803H)

KQED 9: Sun, Dec 31, 2017 -- 9:00 AM

Bright colors create excitement and make an impression that lingers. Improvisational quilter Victoria Findlay Wolfe creates dynamic floral designs as she shows how to piece Y-Seams. Fiber artist Lea McComas evaluates and chooses colors based on value.

Feline Fever (Episode #2002H)

KQED Plus: Thu, Dec 28, 2017 -- 4:30 PM

Find inspiration close to home in cat companions. Fiber artist Laurie Russman celebrates her furry friends through intricate pet portraits. Quilt designer Cathie Hoover uses double-reverse applique to create a small quilt inspired by an ancient cave drawing.

Accessorize (Episode #1802H)

KQED 9: Sun, Dec 24, 2017 -- 9:00 AM

Artful accessories make a bold fashion statement. Long-arm quilter Renae Haddadin makes her statement with a trendy quilted bag. Surface designer Melissa Averinos works in 3-D to create a charming yo-yo brooch and other accessories.

Celebrate The Artist Within (Episode #2001H)

KQED Plus: Thu, Dec 21, 2017 -- 4:30 PM

Celebrate the 10th anniversary of Quilting Arts. Host Susan Brubaker Knapp presents a retrospective featuring the artists, past and present, who express and advance the quilting arts. Collage artist Leni Wiener creates quilted portraits with applique. Sarah Ann Smith and Susan Brubaker Knapp share their paths to becoming professional quilt artists.

Go Big Or Go Home (Episode #1801H)

KQED 9: Sun, Dec 17, 2017 -- 9:00 AM

Enlarge a design to express its importance. Quilt artist Cathy Wiggins creates whole cloth quilts with leather. Susan Carlson tells how she made a large and ferocious collage in the life-size image of a 20-foot crocodile. Mixed media artist Jane Davila creates printing blocks and shares tips for planning motif repeats.

Every Picture Tells A Story (Episode #1807H)

KQED Life: Mon, Dec 11, 2017 -- 2:30 PM

Every picture tells a story. Quilt artist Wendy Butler Berns captures the world in photographs and transforms them into brilliant quilts. Using a simple spiral shape, collage artist Susan Carlson combines solids, sheers and sparkles to create a bright, dynamic design.

Scraps (Episode #1806H)

KQED Life: Mon, Dec 4, 2017 -- 2:30 PM

Inspiration often leaps out of the scrap pile and leads to beautiful designs. Improv quilt artist Victoria Findlay Wolfe creates with die cut shapes using her ample fabric collection. Leather quilt designer Cathy Wiggins uses scraps of leather to make amazing wall art. Esterita Austin creates colorful still-life designs with sheer fabrics.

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