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Quilting Arts

Grade Levels: 13+
Website: http://www.quiltingartstv.com/
Next Airing: Thu, May 24th, 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:

  • Working from Photos

    A picture is worth a thousand words. Photographs inspire free-form collage artist Ellen Lindner. She interprets her photos to create compelling wall hangings. Landscape quilt artist Ann Loveless uses basic design principles to translate outdoor photos into lush art quilts.

    Next Airing: Thu, May 24th, 2018 at 4:00 PM on UEN-TV
    Length: 00:28:00
    Usage rights: 1/26/2017 to 1/25/2020
  • Portraits

    Portraits capture a personality. Whimsical quilt artist Mary Lou Donahue-Weidman builds a happy self-portrait that expresses who she is. Free motion quilt artist Susan Brubaker Knapp uses a pattern and paint to create a detailed portrait of her cat. Then, she shares special techniques for creating realistic fur, whiskers and eyes.

    Next Airing: Thu, May 31st, 2018 at 4:00 PM on UEN-TV
    Length: 00:28:00
    Usage rights: 2/2/2017 to 2/1/2020
  • Transfer Techniques

    Transfer images from paper to fabric. Mixed media artist Jane Davila uses a special solution to transfer photos and drawings from paper to fabric. Art quilter Ana Buzzalino edits photos on her computer and transfers them to her quilts. Kristine Lundblad shows how to pack a quilt for shipping.

    Next Airing: Thu, Jun 7th, 2018 at 4:00 PM on UEN-TV
    Length: 00:28:00
    Usage rights: 2/9/2017 to 2/8/2020
  • Bowls and Buses

    Take fiber arts into new dimensions. Fabric embellishment expert Heidi Lund fashions fabric bowls using lush batik fabrics. Quilt artist and vintage car enthusiast Teresa Shippy shows how she designed and selected fabrics to quilt a magical VW bus. She embellishes the bus with a variety of quilting techniques.

    Next Airing: Thu, Jun 14th, 2018 at 4:00 PM on UEN-TV
    Length: 00:28:00
    Usage rights: 2/16/2017 to 2/15/2020
  • Tell Me A Story

    Every quilt tells a story. Beginning with the color palette, artist Mary Lou Donahue-Weidman pieces free and easy blocks to build her quilt narrative. Using her camera, collage artist Leni Weiner captures familiar, everyday moments and translates then into compelling story quilts.

    Next Airing: Thu, Jun 21st, 2018 at 4:00 PM on UEN-TV
    Length: 00:28:00
    Usage rights: 2/23/2017 to 2/22/2020
  • Planning and Design

    Thoughtful planning yields high-impact results. Textile artist Ann Loveless shares her process for creating a 10-foot, multi-panel panorama quilt. Fiber artist and author Grace Errea translates color values and harmonies in her quilt designs.

    Next Airing: Thu, Jun 28th, 2018 at 4:00 PM on UEN-TV
    Length: 00:28:00
    Usage rights: 3/2/2017 to 2/29/2020
  • Applique Three Ways

    Applique adds color, texture and dimension. Adventurous quilter Ellen Linder appliques by machine using double - reverse applique. Surface designer Heidi Lund transfers, presses and fuses raw edge images to create an applique wall hanging. Host Susan Brubaker Knapp shares her favorite needle-turn applique tips.

    Next Airing: Thu, Jul 5th, 2018 at 4:00 PM on UEN-TV
    Length: 00:28:00
    Usage rights: 3/9/2017 to 3/7/2020
  • Enhancing The Surface

    For the artist, a blank surface is an invitation to create. Author and teacher Mary Lou-Donahue Weidman embellishes quilts with beads, buttons, jewelry and found objects. Quilt artist Ana Buzzalino adds glitter and shine to her quilts using metal leaf.

    Next Airing: Thu, Jul 12th, 2018 at 4:00 PM on UEN-TV
    Length: 00:28:00
    Usage rights: 3/16/2017 to 3/14/2020
  • Borders and Finishing

    Roll it, trim it, fold it, frame it and sew. Leni Weiner, fabric collage artist, shows how to finish quilts with rolled and stitched edges. She also uses stretcher bars to turn art quilts into wall hangings. By varying scale and adding random surprises, artist and teacher Wendy Butler Berns pieces a colorful quilt border.

    Next Airing: Thu, Jul 19th, 2018 at 4:00 PM on UEN-TV
    Length: 00:28:00
    Usage rights: 3/23/2017 to 3/21/2020
  • Fiber Frolic

    It's fun to play with fabric and fiber. Surface embellishment artist Heidi Lund crinkles, embroiders and stitches an underwater landscape inspired by a seashore frolic. Mixed media artist Susan Lenz molds yarn and fabric into fiber vessels and fills them with conceptual objects. She creates small fabric sculptures, too.

    Next Airing: Thu, Jul 26th, 2018 at 4:00 PM on UEN-TV
    Length: 00:28:00
    Usage rights: 3/30/2017 to 3/28/2020
  • Color It Beautiful

    Color speaks its own language. Art maker Joanne Sharpe takes the coloring book craze into the quilt world with brightly-colored letters and shapes. Author and artist Melissa Averinos creates watercolor fabrics using colored ink blocks. Vintage art lover Teresa Shippy creates original fabric designs with embossed tin tiles and acrylic paints.

    Next Airing: Thu, Aug 2nd, 2018 at 4:00 PM on UEN-TV
    Length: 00:28:00
    Usage rights: 4/6/2017 to 4/4/2020
  • Quilts from Start to Finish

    Start and finish every quilt with artistic flair. Working with collage, artist Ellen Lindner shows how she considers focal points balance and composition when designing quilts. Mixed media artist Susan Lenz uses buttons and blanket stitches instead of traditional binding to finish her quilts artistically.

    Next Airing: Thu, Aug 9th, 2018 at 4:00 PM on UEN-TV
    Length: 00:28:00
    Usage rights: 4/13/2017 to 4/11/2020
  • Asian Influences

    Look to the Far East for inspiration. Fabric artist Cindy Lohbeck uses modern tools to dye fabrics in the Arashi style of shibori. Quilter Pepper Cory follows the concept of kintsugi as she up-cycles her work with respect and thoughtful use of time and resources.

    Length: 00:28:00
    Usage rights: 1/18/2018 to 1/17/2021
  • Embellish with Stitch and Stuff

    Add more layers to embellish art quilts. Fiber artist Joyce Becker uses organza, pastels and sparkling fibers to create new color values. Innovative quilter Libby Williamson combines soft fabric and hardware for special effects. Editor and quilter Vivika DeNegre stitches a zippered pouch with patches of beautiful Asian fabrics.

    Length: 00:28:00
    Usage rights: 1/18/2018 to 1/17/2021
  • Fabric to Dye For

    Experiment with dyes using water in both solid and liquid states. Quilt artist and dye specialist Cindy Lohbeck uses ice and shibori techniques to dye fabrics with bold new patterns. Textile artist Maggie Vanderweit gathers organic materials and rusted metal to dye with natural pigments that yield fabulous results.

    Length: 00:28:00
    Usage rights: 1/18/2018 to 1/17/2021
  • Feathers

    Focus on feathers. Art quilt instructor Ana Buzzalino designs, draws and free-motion quilts feathers and fills. Studio artist Susan Lenz combines fabric and fibers with a real feather to create dimensional quilt art. Quilt artist Susan Brubaker Knapp shares her favorite techniques for making realistic feathers in free motion.

    Length: 00:28:00
    Usage rights: 1/19/2017 to 1/18/2020
  • Materials

    Transform the everyday into something extraordinary. Mixed media artist Libby Williamson paints and stitches used tea bags to make artful books and banners. Artist and quilter Enid Gjelten Weichselbaum uses sheer fabrics to create colorful floral designs.

    Length: 00:28:00
    Usage rights: 1/18/2018 to 1/17/2021
  • Paint

    Express your inner artist with paint. Textile artist Maggie Vanderweit uses aerial views and natural textures as she paints and over paints fabrics. Fiber artisan Lisa Walton changes things up a bit as she quilts first, then paints, to create rich, opulent designs.

    Length: 00:28:00
    Usage rights: 1/18/2018 to 1/17/2021
  • Texture

    Look beyond fabric to add depth and texture. Teacher and fiber artist Libby Williamson adds color and patterns to found papers and collages them onto canvas or vintage linens. Artist and quilter Laurie Russman takes quilts into the third dimension by adding surface elements and thread painting.

    Length: 00:28:00
    Usage rights: 1/18/2018 to 1/17/2021

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