Tag: Quilting Arts TV

The Quilting Arts TV Show Celebrates Ten Years on Air!

How do you celebrate your birthday… when you are 10? I remember my 10th birthday with great fondness. As an October baby (born the day before Halloween!) I always had a layer cake shaped like a pumpkin and decorated with orange frosting. No sparkles or sprinkles like my sister’s cake, and certainly not the elaborate…

Ink & Thread Sketched Pet Quilts

One of the many benefits of having a smartphone is the ability to use it as a virtual sketchbook. Laurie Russman uses an app called Popsicolor to change the value and contrast of her photos making them exceptional source material for ink and thread sketched pet quilts. She demonstrates her method for manipulating the photo,…

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…