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Quilting Arts

Grade Levels: 13+
Website: http://www.quiltingartstv.com/
Next Airing: Thu, Nov 22nd, 2018 at 4:00 PM on UEN-TV

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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.

Episodes:

  • Feline Fever

    Find inspiration close to home in cat companions. Fiber artist Laurie Russman celebrates her furry friends through intricate pet portraits. Quilt designer Cathie Hoover uses double-reverse applique to create a small quilt inspired by an ancient cave drawing.

    Next Airing: Thu, Nov 22nd, 2018 at 4:00 PM on UEN-TV
    Length: 00:28:00
    Usage rights: 7/20/2017 to 7/19/2020
  • Celebrating Sheers

    Sheer fabrics open up new design opportunities. Textile artist Lisa Walton paints, cuts and folds sheer organza to make origami designs. Printmaker Martha Wolfe celebrates the time-honored Korean art of pojagi with printed and painted organza she sews with flat-felled seams.

    Next Airing: Thu, Nov 29th, 2018 at 4:00 PM on UEN-TV
    Length: 00:28:00
    Usage rights: 7/20/2017 to 7/19/2020
  • Culture In Cloth

    Transferring art images from one medium to another expresses old cultures in new ways. Art quilter Enid Gjelten Weichselbaum translates ancient Norse sagas into story quilts. Quiltmaker Pepper Cory celebrates Far East culture with patchwork and sashiko to create wrapping cloths called furoshiki.

    Next Airing: Thu, Dec 6th, 2018 at 4:00 PM on UEN-TV
    Length: 00:28:00
    Usage rights: 7/20/2017 to 7/19/2020
  • A Sense of Place

    Celebrate perspective and places. Art historian and quilter Timna Tarr takes a bird's eye view and uses today's technology to illustrate the world in quilts. Textile artist Ann Loveless celebrates the seashore by combining fabrics, fibers and free motion techniques into a small art quilt.

    Next Airing: Thu, Dec 13th, 2018 at 4:00 PM on UEN-TV
    Length: 00:28:00
    Usage rights: 7/20/2017 to 7/19/2020
  • Tech Tricks

    Combine traditional art forms, creative energy and today's technology for more creative opportunities. Art quilter Sherry Kleinman uses photos and apps on her electronic tablet to create new quilting fabric. Quilter Laurie Russman uses a variety of apps to transform her favorite photos into colorful fiber art with pens, ink and free-motion stitching.

    Next Airing: Thu, Dec 20th, 2018 at 4:00 PM on UEN-TV
    Length: 00:28:00
    Usage rights: 7/20/2017 to 7/19/2020
  • Pieces and Parts

    Deconstruct the image, then reconstruct it into new art. Textile artist Malka Dubrawsky combines scraps in a new way as she considers shapes and colors in her quilts. Art quilter Sarah Ann Smith shares her techniques for achieving crisp corners, hanging sleeves and a professional finish for her art.

    Next Airing: Thu, Dec 27th, 2018 at 4:00 PM on UEN-TV
    Length: 00:28:00
    Usage rights: 7/20/2017 to 7/19/2020
  • Handmade Gifts

    Gifts made by hand celebrate love and friendship. Teacher and author Pepper Cory creates useful gifts in the Japanese tradition of zakka. Mixed media artist Teresa Shippy embellishes and sews a colorful journal cover for a favorite writer or artist. Textile artist Cathie Hoover creates a needle cushion any quilter will use and treasure.

    Next Airing: Thu, Jan 3rd, 2019 at 4:00 PM on UEN-TV
    Length: 00:28:00
    Usage rights: 7/20/2017 to 7/19/2020
  • Print It!

    Celebrate your creativity by printing your own fabric. Printmaker Martha Wolfe paints and prints on silk with or without the power of the sun. Textile artist Lisa Walton designs her own stamps. After stamping onto fabric, she paints and quilts a wall hanging.

    Next Airing: Thu, Jan 10th, 2019 at 4:00 PM on UEN-TV
    Length: 00:28:00
    Usage rights: 7/20/2017 to 7/19/2020
  • Color and Value

    Good design starts with simple concepts. Quiltmaker Timna Tarr uses the fundamental concepts of color and value with reverse applique to turn everyday things, like eggs, into art. Malka Dubrawsky uses solid fabrics and thoughtful design to create ombre effects on a quilt.

    Next Airing: Thu, Jan 17th, 2019 at 4:00 PM on UEN-TV
    Length: 00:28:00
    Usage rights: 7/20/2017 to 7/19/2020
  • Cut It Out!

    Creative use of negative space adds impact to art and quilts. Quilter and maker of wearable art, Jenny Lyon channels her garment background to create a high-fashion cutwork scarf. Fiber artist Lisa Walton makes an original art quilt using fused fabrics and free-hand cutting techniques.

    Next Airing: Thu, Jan 24th, 2019 at 4:00 PM on UEN-TV
    Length: 00:28:00
    Usage rights: 7/20/2017 to 7/19/2020
  • Transformations with Paint

    Transform the simple surface with paint. Fiber artist Sherry Kleinman brushes vibrant hues onto simple canvas and stitches it into an artistic wall hanging. World traveler and quilter Sarah Ann Smith uses paints and thermofax screens to enhance her fused and collaged art quilts.

    Next Airing: Thu, Jan 31st, 2019 at 4:00 PM on UEN-TV
    Length: 00:28:00
    Usage rights: 7/20/2017 to 7/19/2020
  • Freedom to Stitch

    Break loose. Celebrate artistic freedom with stitches. Artist and quilter Enid Gjelten Weichselbaum finds inspiration in architecture and floral images as she creates little works of art. Jenny Lyon starts out in free motion to create quilted bubbles, then breaks loose with lots more ways to sew circles.

    Next Airing: Thu, Feb 7th, 2019 at 4:00 PM on UEN-TV
    Length: 00:28:00
    Usage rights: 7/20/2017 to 7/19/2020
  • Celebrate The Artist Within

    Celebrate the 10th anniversary of Quilting Arts. Host Susan Brubaker Knapp presents a retrospective featuring the artists, past and present, who express and advance the quilting arts. Collage artist Leni Wiener creates quilted portraits with applique. Sarah Ann Smith and Susan Brubaker Knapp share their paths to becoming professional quilt artists.

    Length: 00:28:00
    Usage rights: 7/20/2017 to 7/19/2020
  • Great Gifts

    Often, quilting is for enjoyment or as an artistic endeavor, but it can also be the perfect gift! Plus the instant gratification of a small project is sometimes just what is needed to spark creativity! First is a return visit from Mary McCauley. Not only is she making a gift, but it just so happens to be a box. Learn how to make the pattern, and complete beautiful gift boxes. Then Susan Brubaker Knapp has a favorite small project - wooly felted pin cushions with embroidered flowers and succulents.

    Length: 00:28:00
    Usage rights: 7/19/2018 to 7/18/2021
  • Making Your Mark

    Make your mark with surface embellishments: use paints, stamps and other embellishments as surface design on your quilts. Maggie Vanderweit is first with simple stamps - that allow you to make a unique mark on the surface of your quilts. Then it's time for Lesley Riley and a lesson on wet cyan printing. Create magical works of art with leaves, the sun, and a splash of water. Vivika Hansen DeNegre rounds out the show with unique ways to attach embellishments with embroidery. Sometimes you want the thread to show and sometimes you don't!

    Length: 00:28:00
    Usage rights: 7/19/2018 to 7/18/2021
  • On The Edge

    Learn to live on the edge by seeing how important the edges are to your finished quilt and various edge finishes. Jane Davila starts us out with bespoke edges. They involve hand stitching, embroidery, and beading - along and over the finished edges. Next, it's a return visit from Sandra Bruce. She'll show how to match binding to the inside of a quilt.

    Length: 00:28:00
    Usage rights: 7/19/2018 to 7/18/2021
  • Prints

    Learn three methods for printing on quilts. First, Jane Davila pulls out all of the stops with a myriad of paints, sprays and stencils and just as many surfaces, from fabric to canvas. It's a virtual color explosion. Then Vivika Hansen DeNegre is back for an overprinting tutorial. Gel printing on white fabric is the norm, but why not add interest by adding layers of texture and color to enliven a dull or muted print? Up last is Jill Jensen and linoleum block printing. Learn the steps, from drawing the design to transferring the image to a plate, then carving, inking and printing!

    Length: 00:28:00
    Usage rights: 7/19/2018 to 7/18/2021
  • The Inside Scoop

    Learn the inside scoop on all things quilting. Up first, Cindy Grisdela shares the secrets of the art show circuit and how to get your quilts noticed. Next, Maria Shell has insider tips for using a sewing machine, a girl's best friend. Be the best piecer and quilter you can by learning about common sewing machine features and how to use them. Finally, Susan Brubaker Knapp shares one of her favorite tips for improving your free-motion quilting; it all begins with preprinted panels!

    Length: 00:28:00
    Usage rights: 7/19/2018 to 7/18/2021
  • When Quilts Speak

    Quilts can convey a personal message. They can be as subtle or bold as the maker chooses. We begin with Luana Rubin and some special quilts that highlight wildlife with a breathtaking point of view. Artist Sandra Bruce shares a lesson on stitching words on your quilts. She has tips for choosing fonts, placement, and more. Then Vivika Hansen DeNegre is back with simple quilts and prayer flags that contain beautiful sentiments. They can have a powerful message for the maker and receiver.

    Length: 00:28:00
    Usage rights: 7/19/2018 to 7/18/2021

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