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Quilting Arts TV Episode 1213–Mixed Bag

Quilting has many variations, themes and ideas; it’s hard to define it just one way. First up, Barbara Schneider has a lesson on digital printing. Begin with a photograph and software and end up with custom cloth. Then, Vanessa Christenson shares a little girl’s tote featuring twisted flowers. Last, Ana Buzzalino shows how to apply…

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Quilting Arts TV Episode 1212–Viewpoint

What does an artist see and how does she develop a quilt or quilted project? First, Dianne Springer shares a functional project. Because she likes to be surrounded by quilts and she looks outside for inspiration-literally. Her project is a weatherproof, collaged mailbox cover. Then, Barbara Schneider shows how to create a quilt from a…

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Quilting Arts TV Episode 1211–Quilting in 3-D

By nature, the quilt sandwich of batting, fabric, and thread creates dimension. Part of the allure of contemporary quilting is to take dimension one step further with surface design. Barbara Schneider starts us out with 3-D leaf fiber art-a lesson in shape, texture, light, and shadow. Then, Lynn Krawczyk shows how to create fabric-covered pins.…

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Quilting Arts TV Episode 1210–Quilting on the Go

Don’t let your busy life prevent you from being creative. First up, Vanessa Christenson creates fast fabric flowers to embellish pillows, baby quilts, and more. Then, Heather Jones talks about the scrappy quilting movement-learn more about it and its premise of moving quickly. Finally, we feature the concept “on the go”-literally-with functional quilter Debbie Grifka’s…

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Quilting Arts TV Episode 1209–Functional Quilting

We all love to quilt, but not every piece belongs on the wall. It’s fun to include quilting in the items we use every day. Debbie Grifka starts out with a zippered carryall pouch with piping–perfect for carrying makeup. Then, see what Iliana McGrath does with die cut fabric in a segment taped on location.…

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Quilting Arts TV Episode 1208–Mixed Media

Contemporary quilting is hard to define-it’s as varied as the artist and her choice of medium. First, Judy Coates Perez shows a stitched metal project painted with alcohol-based inks. Then, Heather Jones shares a totally different project as chunky hand stitching takes center stage on her pillow. Finally, Debbie Grifka demonstrates her style for functional…

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Quilting Arts TV Episode 1207–On Display

Every artist approaches art quilting in a different way-whether it’s the medium or the technique. What they have in common is the desire to share their quilts. Color is Judy Coates Perez’s favorite medium. She demonstrates dye pouring techniques to create beautiful fabrics. Then, designer Pauline Salzman treats us to an art quilt show and…

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Quilting Arts TV Episode 1206–Pets

We love our pets almost as much as quilting. Pauline Salzman starts out with a postcard necklace featuring her favorite pooch. Then, Sue Bleiweiss has a pet postcard that can be personalized to your favorite breed. Last, host Pokey Bolton shares a charity project featuring pet postcards. Stream previous episodes of Quilting Arts TV at…

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Quilting Arts TV Episode 1205–The Quilting Lifestyle

Quilting can become an everyday activity. Surround yourself with quilting, including your studio. Up first, Lynn Krawczyk shows how to dress up your studio with fabric bunting. Then, meet quilt expert Luana Rubin who shows us quilting trends from Tokyo, Japan. Last, Ana Buzzalino has a nifty dye technique to be done after the project…

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Quilting Arts TV Episode 1204–It’s All in the Technique

We all love adding new ideas and materials to our quilting repertoire. Cheryl Sleboda demonstrates how a vintage technique can be the source of new inspiration. Her heirloom smocking project transforms a piece of fabric into one that looks like it’s been woven. Then, artist Linda McLaughlin shares a technique for using masks in deconstructed…