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Quilting Arts

Diy Quilt Studio and Organization Ideas (#1105)

A quilting survival kit and fabric covered cans for storing studio goodies are created. [29 minutes] Closed Captioning

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Series Description: Quilting Arts promises a new look for quilting television, with something for everyone who loves quilting. The show combines basic traditional quilt techniques every quilter needs to know with contemporary art designs and techniques. Host Patricia (Pokey) Bolton, invites quilt artists each week into her studio to share their expertise. She opens each show with a short feature relating to the show's theme. Tech savvy quilters will love the weekly digital segments. Also featured on each show is Sue Hausmann in a machine quilting segment.

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  • Modern Day Quilting (#1001)

    Heather Jones presents a scrappy contemporary log cabin pillow with a modern quilt aesthetic [28 minutes]

  • Experimental Quilting and Surface Design (#1002)

    Ellen Anne Eddy demonstrates free-motion bobbin work with hand-dyed and metallic threads. [28 minutes]

  • Make It Work! (#1003)

    A patchwork computer bag is showcased. Learn how to make perfect free-motion feathers. [28 minutes]

  • Free-Motion Work (#1004)

    Ellen Anne Eddy makes pattern-free embellished flowers with free-motion applique stitching. [28 minutes]

  • Quilts at Play (#1005)

    Heather Jones stretches her improvisational piecing skills with an easy wall hanging. [28 minutes]

  • Creative Quilting (#1006)

    A simple shibori, watercolor-like quilts with free-motion stitching and resist painting are shown. [28 minutes]

  • Paint and Dye (#1007)

    Learn to create your own fabrics with paints and dyes for truly one-of-a-kind patterns. [28 minutes]

  • Stitch, Quilt, and Finish (#1008)

    A modern quilt featuring paint, embroidery, machine stitching and specialty fabric is presented. [28 minutes]

  • It's A Color Conundrum (#1009)

    Color can change the look and focus of a quilt, especially when it comes to fabric choices. [28 minutes]

  • Art Meets Stitch (#1010)

    A drawstring bag is shown. Slicing techniques with hand-printed fabrics makes free-form strip sets. [28 minutes]

  • It's One-Of-A-Kind! (#1011)

    Artist Jo Fitsell shares fabric marbling techniques to create layered and organic effects. [28 minutes]

  • Artfully Pieced (#1012)

    A look at piecing and how to put together fabric and color elements for an artfully pieced quilt. [28 minutes]

  • Colorful Illusions (#1013)

    A fabric marbling technique using stencils and ideas on saving an unfinished quilt are shared. [28 minutes]

  • Exploring Modern Quilting (#1101)

    Quilt sandwiches, tips for quilt block math and a lesson on thread choices for modern quilting. [29 minutes]

  • Studio Play! (#1102)

    Ginny Eckley combines several surface designs, a twist on pleating and tie dye with soy wax. [29 minutes]

  • Innovative Stitch Techniques (#1103)

    Libby Lehman shows how to adjust any bobbin for sewing with thicker decorative threads. [29 minutes]

  • Art Meets Tradition (#1104)

    A lesson on frameless screen printing and a trapunto project with great dimension are showcased. [29 minutes]

  • Creative Approaches to Quilting (#1106)

    Libby Lehman shows her favorite presser feet. Quilting styles from around the world are discussed. [29 minutes]

  • Modern Quilting and Modern Stitching Explored (#1107)

    Angela Walters demonstrates traditional quilting designs with a modern twist. [29 minutes]

  • Focus On Stitch (#1108)

    A primer on free motion quilting and tips for how to use the walking foot in projects are shown. [29 minutes]

  • Nift-Y, Quilt-Y Techniques (#1109)

    Corded button hole binding and quick and easy dying techniques for wool are demonstrated. [29 minutes]

  • Stitch Meets Art (#1110)

    A basic lesson on darning feet is shared. "Art" up a traditional quilt block with fusible web. [29 minutes]

  • Adding Texture (#1111)

    Ellen Anne Eddy showcases unique ideas on couching, including a discussion of the feet to use. [29 minutes]

  • Stitch Designs In Quilting (#1112)

    Laura Wasilowski has tips for adding hand stitches to abstract quilt blocks for texture and style. [29 minutes]

  • Quilter's Mishmash (#1113)

    Libby Lehman is back with expert tips to change your satin stitching from mediocre to magnificent. [29 minutes]

  • Paint A Picture (#1201)

    Simple landscapes created with stitch and paint and simple cartooning for quilters are showcased. [29 minutes]

  • Quilting Around The House (#1202)

    Guest artist Sue Bleiweiss adds a touch of whimsy to a table with a house themed table runner. [29 minutes]

  • Daily Quilt Routine (#1203)

    Artist Ana Buzzalino demonstrates a hand embroidery technique using an electric needle. [29 minutes]

  • It's All in the Technique (#1204)

    A technique for using masks to create custom screens for deconstructed screen printing is shared. [29 minutes]

  • The Quilting Lifestyle (#1205)

    Dress up your studio with fabric bunting and learn about quilters donating to those in need. [29 minutes]

  • Pets (#1206)

    Pauline Salzman makes a postcard necklace featuring her favorite pooch. Pet postcards are created. [29 minutes]

  • On Display (#1207)

    Judy Coates Perez demonstrates dye pouring techniques to create beautiful fabrics. [29 minutes]

  • Mixed Media (#1208)

    A stitched metal project with alcohol based inks and a protective cover for sunglasses are created. [29 minutes]

  • Functional Quilting (#1209)

    A triangular shaped carry all pouch featuring piping is made that is perfect for carrying makeup. [29 minutes]

  • Quilting on the Go (#1210)

    Vanessa Christenson creates ast fabric flowers to embellish pillows or baby quilts. [29 minutes]

  • Quilting In 3d (#1211)

    Barbara Schneider showcases 3D leaf quilts. Vanessa Christenson has a demonstration of ruffles. [29 minutes]

  • Viewpoint (#1212)

    An interchangeable mailbox cover, water quilts and quilts from around the world are highlighted. [29 minutes]

  • Mixed Bag (#1213)

    A lesson on digital cloth printing and a little girl's tote features twisted flowers are showcased. [29 minutes]

  • Warm Up Projects (#1301)

    A quilt project-hanging organizer baskets is designed to sort and contain entryway clutter. [29 minutes]

  • Innovative Approaches to Quilting (#1302)

    Laurie Ceesay's specialty is portrait quilts using a raw edged fused applique method. [29 minutes]

  • Make It Your Own (#1303)

    Laurie Ceesay continues her lesson on portrait quilts, expanding on the process with line drawings. [29 minutes]

  • Perceptions and Approaches to Quilting Today (#1304)

    Susan Brubaker Knapp begins with an image first and then transforms it into a quilt. [29 minutes]

  • Contemporary Approaches to Traditional Technique (#1305)

    Dimensional fabric manipulation of circles is demonstrated and folk art fusion is showcased. [29 minutes]

  • Machine and Hand Stitching Explored (#1306)

    An embroidered chameleon using African folklore embroidery techniques is demonstrated. [29 minutes]

  • Modern Quilting Meets Folk Art (#1307)

    Catherine Redford makes a modern place mat using hexagons. Die-cut trapunto is demonstrated. [29 minutes]

  • Quilting Simplified (#1308)

    Vivika DeNegre demonstrates a nine patch rearranged quilt for a modern spin on this common block. [29 minutes]

  • Individual Approaches to Quilting (#1309)

    A way to carry your cell phone in style and a specialized dyeing technique are shared. [29 minutes]

  • Holiday Gifts and Decor (#1310)

    Projects include jolly holiday stockings to hang on the mantel and easy fabric wine coasters. [29 minutes]

  • Art Quilt Explorations (#1311)

    A combination of hand stitch wool applique and patchwork are used to make a folk art quilt. [29 minutes]

  • Quilting Trends Today (#1312)

    Catherine Redford demonstrates functional bowls and table runners made from scraps and clothes line. [29 minutes]

  • Quilting Medley (#1313)

    Landscape quilting is demonstrated and ideas for utilizing quilting for charity are shared. [29 minutes]

  • Find Your Inner Artist (#1401)

    Susan Brubaker Knapp talks about using photography to jumpstart your creative process. [29 minutes]

  • Groovy Gifts (#1402)

    Sarah Ann Smith's Inside-Out Bag features an easy zipper and machine applique technique. [29 minutes]

  • Ribbon and Floss (#1403)

    Learn how to make lovely ribbon rosettes to wear as a pin, or use as an embellishment. [29 minutes]

  • Inspired By Nature (#1404)

    Fiber artist Sue Reno talks about finding creative inspiration. Her work features native plants. [29 minutes]

  • Focus On Feet (#1405)

    Catherine Redford uses a walking foot to quilt a beautiful contemporary table runner and placemats. [29 minutes]

  • Designing Women (#1406)

    Jane Sassaman explains the complex process of creating designs for a major fabric company. [29 minutes]

  • Everything Old Is New Again (#1407)

    Learn how to make a beautiful pin-tucked fabric piece for Karen Gloeggler's "Persuasion" quilt. [29 minutes]

  • Felt It! (#1408)

    Curious about felting? Two guests share different approaches to this fun surface design process. [29 minutes]

  • Fun and Easy (#1409)

    Learn several fabric manipulation techniques while crafting Julie Creus' colorful Buttercup Brooch. [29 minutes]

  • Quilting Medley (#1410)

    Vivika DeNegre shows how to make a nest using scraps of fabric, paper and ephemera. [29 minutes]

  • Dye and Marble (#1411)

    Cheryl Sleboda shares a technique for marbling fabric using shaving cream and inks. [29 minutes]

  • Back to Basics (#1412)

    A little quilt is constructed from traditional Square-in-a-Square blocks using a paper foundation. [29 minutes]

  • Super Cute! (#1413)

    Fabric and interfacing is turned into a folding gift box for money, gift cards or love notes. [29 minutes]

  • Tradition with a Twist (#1501)

    Traditions spark inspiration for today's quilt artist. A pincushion is created from hand-dyed wool. [29 minutes]

  • Back to Basics (#1502)

    Amy Ellis demonstrates how to create a perfectly mitered corner to make modern table fashions. [29 minutes]

  • Collage with Fabric and Paper (#1503)

    Using the art of collage, visual elements are cut from fabric to create a whimsical art quilt. [29 minutes]

  • On The Surface #1

    Lyric Montgomery Kinard layers texture onto fabric using thermal print screens. [29 minutes]

  • Be Your Own Designer (#1505)

    Memory quilt designer Trish Bowman uses novel design concepts to create sensational memory quilts. [29 minutes]

  • On The Surface #2

    Break loose with Rebekah Meier as she sprays, paints and pours dyes to create her own fabrics. [29 minutes]

  • Memory-Keeping (#1507)

    Tammie Bowser translates a child's drawing into a beautiful art quilt. [29 minutes]

  • Fabric Fun (#1508)

    Artist Rebekah Meier shows fun and easy ways to stitch complex surface design fabrics. [29 minutes]

  • Fast and Fun Gifts (#1509)

    Pearl Krush makes a charming owl quilt using feathers, fibers and jewels. [29 minutes]

  • Shows and Exhibitions (#1510)

    Luana Rubin shows miniature quilts and intricate quilted handbags from the Tokyo Quilt Festival. [29 minutes]

  • Pins and Pinning (#1511)

    Amy Ellis covers the facts about all different kinds of pins and tells how and when to use them. [29 minutes]

  • Let's Try It! (#1512)

    Lesley Riley creates a charming fabric book with fabric fragments, transferred images and text. [29 minutes]

  • A Little of This, A Little of That (#1513)

    Sue Spargo shares some basic handwork techniques for wool applique, which is all the rage. [29 minutes]

  • Design and Stitch (#1601)

    Artist Pat Pauly adds a linear quality to quilt designs by including beautifully pieced thin lines. [28 minutes]

  • Let's Take It Slow (#1602)

    Lynn Krawczyk explores artful wool felt color studies with hand stitching. [28 minutes]

  • Beads and Sequins (#1603)

    Catherine Redford demonstrates how to make fancy beaded edges on a pin cushion. [28 minutes]

  • Color It Beautifully (#1604)

    Artist Desiree Habicht shares techniques for blending and layering colors with colored pencils. [28 minutes]

  • The Artistic Touch (#1605)

    Enid Gjelten Weichselbaum creates reusable silkscreens with organza and iron-on vinyl. [28 minutes]

  • Fabric and Fabrications (#1606)

    Lesley Riley infuses her personality into fragment fabric collages. [28 minutes]

  • Make It Special (#1607)

    Artist Tammie Bowser makes fusible applique "Jazz Quilts" from photos from her uncle. [28 minutes]

  • Paint It! (#1608)

    Cecile Whatman explains the ins and outs of building a painted surface with depth and movement. [28 minutes]

  • Grab Bag (#1609)

    Enid Gjelten Weichselbaum shows how to use stickers and textile paint to add text to her quilts. [28 minutes]

  • Hot Stuff (#1610)

    Joan Shay shows how to make a gorgeous 3-D butterfly using fusible applique. [28 minutes]

  • Applique Three Ways (#1611)

    Becky Campbell demonstrates an innovative method for fusible applique. [28 minutes]

  • Repurposing (#1612)

    Trish Bowman creates a beautiful memory quilt with vintage silk neckties. [28 minutes]

  • Inspired by a Photo (#1613)

    Artist Pat Pauly shares ways to use photos to help jumpstart her abstract designs. [28 minutes]

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