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Quilting Arts

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

  • For The Love of Stitch

    A simple stitch is a powerful design tool. Wearable art maker Jenny Lyon shares tips for free motion quilting. Textile artist MJ Kinman uses non-directional patterns to create a see-through effect in jewel quilts. Art quilter Susan Brubaker Knapp melts bubbles and stitches high-density synthetic materials for artful effects.

    Next Airing: Thu, Feb 22nd, 2018 at 4:00 PM on UEN-TV
    Length: 00:28:00
    Usage rights: 1/18/2018 to 1/17/2021
  • Imaginative Design

    Take innovative ideas and turn them into quilts. Author and quilter Joyce Becker designs charming applique landscape quilts. Photographer and quilt maker Heidi Proffetty uses today's technology to design mosaic quilts. Luana Rubin explores the colors and patterns that inspired artist William Morris.

    Next Airing: Thu, Mar 1st, 2018 at 4:00 PM on UEN-TV
    Length: 00:28:00
    Usage rights: 1/18/2018 to 1/17/2021
  • Improv

    Break loose from the tried and true - improvise! Abstract art quilter Cindy Grisdela makes colorful improv blocks from scraps and sets them in various ways. Textile artist Malka Dubrawsky uses primarily black and white to make bold designs. Host Susan Brubaker Knapp mashes it all up with interesting embellishments she creates.

    Next Airing: Thu, Mar 8th, 2018 at 4:00 PM on UEN-TV
    Length: 00:28:00
    Usage rights: 1/18/2018 to 1/17/2021
  • Tech/Computer Design

    Quilt artists use technology to push the creative limits. Designer Heidi Proffetty edits photos and turns the digital images into mosaic quilts. Fiber artist Martha Wolfe uses a photo editing program to filter and grayscale fabrics to determine value. Susan Brubaker Knapp uses her camera as a design tool to assess value and composition.

    Next Airing: Thu, Mar 15th, 2018 at 4:00 PM on UEN-TV
    Length: 00:28:00
    Usage rights: 1/18/2018 to 1/17/2021
  • Inspired By Color

    Experiment with color. Fabric dye specialist Cindy Lohbeck folds and clamps fabric in the tradition of Shibori dyeing to create color-rich patterns. Modern quilter Timna Tarr creates different effects in colors capes by changing the background fabric. Luana Rubin discusses the industry trend of digital fabric printing.

    Next Airing: Thu, Mar 22nd, 2018 at 4:00 PM on UEN-TV
    Length: 00:28:00
    Usage rights: 1/18/2018 to 1/17/2021
  • Inspired to Quilt

    Search for inspiration in familiar surroundings. Fiber artist Sherry Kleinman makes a family tree quilt to treasure for generations. Quilt artist Joyce Becker quickly creates charming matted landscapes that capture travel memories and make great gifts.

    Next Airing: Thu, Mar 29th, 2018 at 4:00 PM on UEN-TV
    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.

    Next Airing: Thu, Apr 5th, 2018 at 4:00 PM on UEN-TV
    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.

    Next Airing: Thu, Apr 12th, 2018 at 4:00 PM on UEN-TV
    Length: 00:28:00
    Usage rights: 1/18/2018 to 1/17/2021
  • 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.

    Next Airing: Thu, Apr 19th, 2018 at 4:00 PM on UEN-TV
    Length: 00:28:00
    Usage rights: 1/18/2018 to 1/17/2021
  • 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.

    Next Airing: Thu, Apr 26th, 2018 at 4:00 PM on UEN-TV
    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.

    Next Airing: Thu, May 3rd, 2018 at 4:00 PM on UEN-TV
    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.

    Next Airing: Thu, May 10th, 2018 at 4:00 PM on UEN-TV
    Length: 00:28:00
    Usage rights: 1/18/2018 to 1/17/2021
  • A Little Different

    Today's artists add texture and dimension with all sorts of materials. Spirited quilter Cathy Wiggins uses leather panels to create richly-textured garments and accessories. Textile artist Nancy Wick thread-paints and embellishes fabric on the long-arm machine to create a 3-D sculptured bowl.

    Length: 00:28:00
    Usage rights: 10/6/2016 to 10/5/2019
  • Birds of a Feather

    Nature explodes with inspiration for any artist. Unconventional quilter Wendy Butler Berns builds a textured bird's nest with fibers and threads. Combining vintage techniques with her love of nature, contemporary artist Susan Edmonson makes a charming nest full of little felted eggs.

    Length: 00:28:00
    Usage rights: 9/29/2016 to 9/28/2019
  • Design

    Each artist designs in a special way. Quilt innovator Grace Errea shares her technique for randomly piecing backgrounds. Free-style designer Frieda Anderson shows how to plot each step in the design process. Vivika DeNegre shares tips for successfully blocking a quilt.

    Length: 00:28:00
    Usage rights: 9/22/2016 to 9/21/2019
  • On The Edge

    Move out to the very edge of motifs and quilts. Contemporary realist Grace Errea shares a new technique for raw edge applique that doesn't fray. Author and innovator Renae Haddadin adds binding to quilts on the long arm. Artist Melissa Averinos creates a bold abstract design with raw edges.

    Length: 00:28:00
    Usage rights: 9/15/2016 to 9/14/2019
  • Paint, Dye, Print

    Make it brighter, bolder and more colorful with paint, dye and printing. Whimsical art maker Joanne Sharpe embellishes whole cloth quilts with vivid, free-form painting and colorful stitching. Esterita Austin uses still-life artistry to create with sheer organza transfers. Mixed media artist Jane Davila prints with dye using sunlight.

    Length: 00:28:00
    Usage rights: 9/8/2016 to 9/7/2019
  • Shapes

    Take basic shapes and morph them. Textile artist MJ Kinman edits gemstone images and explores them from the inside out. Quilt maker Cindy Grisdela takes the fear out of curved piecing with improv circles and curved strips.

    Length: 00:28:00
    Usage rights: 1/18/2018 to 1/17/2021
  • Start with White

    Plain white fabric challenges even the most creative artist. Art maker Joanne Sharpe paints bold colors onto plain white fabric to create art textiles. Surface artist Lisa Chin captures the bright sunlight to create lush prints. Susan Brubaker Knapp shows how to select paints to create colors and effects.

    Length: 00:28:00
    Usage rights: 10/13/2016 to 10/12/2019

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