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Unconventional Materials (#2410H) Duration: 28:01 STEREO TVG

Experimentation is the often the catalyst for innovation. One of the best places to start is with unconventional materials. On this episode, Deborah Fell is first with an experiment with gel medium and how it allows designers to use unconventional materials in their quilts. Then the Pixeladies, Deb Cashatt and Kris Sazaki, show how to make a cartoon.

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  • KQED Plus: Thu, Feb 20, 2020 -- 8:00am Remind me

Design (#2411H) Duration: 27:59 STEREO TVG

This episode explores design principles. Sherri Lipman McCauley opens the show as she uses previously painted fabric and leftover scraps to create pieced artwork. Then, it's a lesson in abstract design with Lyric Montgomery Kinard. Finally, host Susan Brubaker Knapp has a tutorial on making beautiful twisted cording.

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  • KQED Plus: Thu, Feb 27, 2020 -- 8:00am Remind me

Depth and Dimension (#2412H) Duration: 28:00 STEREO TVG

Art quilts can be very flat if they lack depth and dimension in the design. First, Nanette Zeller shows how to add 3-D thread painting - this beautiful layer gives a quilt depth. Then meet Deborah Fell, with six different ways to increase depth in your quilt designs.

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  • KQED Plus: Thu, Mar 5, 2020 -- 8:00am Remind me

Mix It Up (#2413H) Duration: 27:59 STEREO TVG

The last episode is a mix of final ideas. Julie B. Booth starts with a talisman pouch - layering fabrics with couched and stitched yarns and threads. Host Susan Brubaker Knapp closes the episode with innovative ways to use doilies and lace in quilt designs.

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  • KQED Plus: Thu, Mar 12, 2020 -- 8:00am Remind me

Nature (#2501H) Duration: 28:00 STEREO TVG

Nature is inspiration for the first episode of the season. Guest artist Janelle Girod pushes the boundaries on materials by using sticks and stones and exploring how to attach all different types of found objects. Then, Nancy Ryan redefines what a quilt should be by creating a dimensional spun polyester leaf embellished with acrylic paint.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED Plus: Thu, Mar 19, 2020 -- 8:00am Remind me

Unconventional (#2502H) Duration: 29:00 STEREO TVG

Take your quilting to the edge with unconventional materials. Guest Mel Beach invites you to expand your quilter's palette as you discover how fun and easy it is to incorporate unconventional materials into your art quilts. Next, meet Deborah Fell as she demonstrates printing with items you might not have thought of before.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED Plus: Thu, Mar 26, 2020 -- 8:00am Remind me
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