Quilting Arts TV Series 2000

With this season, “Quilting Arts TV” celebrates 10 years of presenting artists from all over the world expressing their vision in cloth, fiber, paint, and stitch. This season, leading fiber artists share their inspiration for creativity, their artwork, and their methods. Whether you are inspired by clever piecing and sewing techniques, improvisational fusing, or cutting-edge surface design and machine quilting, there’s something for everyone on “Quilting Arts TV”!

There is a preview and description of each episode below which lists the projects and instructors featured. Quilting Arts TV Series 2000 is available as a DVD  or a video download in the Interweave store.

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Episode 2001: Celebrate the Artist Within

Episode 2001 Description and Preview Celebrate the 10th anniversary of “Quilting Arts TV” with host Susan Brubaker Knapp, who presents a retrospective featuring the artists—past and present—who express and advance the quilting arts. Projects Featured in this Episode:  Collage artist and photographer Leni Levenson Wiener creates quilted portraits with her own images and appliqué. This…

Episode 2002: Feline Fever

Episode 2002 Description and Preview Find inspiration close to home with projects featuring cat companions. Projects Featured in this Episode:  Fiber artist Laurie Russman celebrates her pets in intricate pet portraits with plenty of threadwork and whimsy. This project is available as a free download to members of the Quilting Daily community. Click on the…

Episode 2003: Celebrating Sheers

Episode 2003 Description and Preview Sheer fabrics have long been the material of the greater sewing world but their beauty and mystery are perfect for art quilting as well. Projects Featured in this Episode:  Textile artist Lisa Walton paints, cuts, and folds organza in a technique she calls sheer origami, creating beauty and texture in…

Episode 2004: Culture in Cloth

Episode 2004 Description and Preview Transform art images from one medium to another and express old cultures in new ways. Inspiration may come from ancient texts or the traditions of a foreign land. Be open to the possibilities. Projects Featured in this Episode:  Art quilter Enid Gjelten Weichselbaum translates ancient Norse sagas and images from…

Episode 2005: A Sense of Place

Episode 2005 Description and Preview Celebrate perspective and places. Projects Featured in this Episode:  Art historian and quilter Timna Tarr takes an aerial view of her surrounding and uses today’s technology to illustrate it into art quilts. This project is available as a free download to members of the Quilting Daily community. Click on the…

Episode 2006: Tech Tricks

Episode 2006 Description and Preview Combine traditional art forms and today’s technology for more creative opportunities. Plug in your devices and get ready for creative play with some high-tech assistance. Projects Featured in this Episode:  Art quilter Sherry Kleinman uses photos and apps on her electronic tablet to create new quilting fabric, finishing up by…

Episode 2007: Pieces and Parts

Episode 2007 Description and Preview Deconstruct a well-known block or technique, and then reconstruct it into new art. In this episode, techniques for creating a vibrant scrap quilt are coupled with a 21st-century approach to finishing an art quilt. Projects Featured in this Episode:  Textile artist Malka Dubrawsky combines scraps in a new way as…

Episode 2008: Handmade Gifts

Episode 2008 Description and Preview Gifts made by hand celebrate love and friendship. With a little ingenuity—and inspiration from these artists—anyone can create a small treasure to keep or give. Projects Featured in this Episode:  Teacher and author Pepper Cory creates useful gifts in the Japanese tradition of zakka. This project is available as a…

Episode 2009: Print It!

Episode 2009 Description and Preview Celebrate your creativity by printing your own fabric. Many methods are available but today’s episode focuses on the techniques of sun printing and cutting your own stamps. Projects Featured in this Episode:  Printmaker Martha Wolfe paints and prints on silk using heat—not just sun power—to create her artwork. This project…

Episode 2010: Color and Value

Episode 2010 Description and Preview Good design starts with simple concepts. Circles and ovals lend themselves to appliqué—by hand or machine—while straight lines are easy to piece. Complexity in design does not necessarily mean difficult piecing, as these projects demonstrate. Projects Featured in this Episode:  Quiltmaker Timna Tarr blends the fundamental concepts of color and…