Catch a glimpse of our upcoming show in this behind the scenes peek, as artist, author, and teacher Rayna Gillman stops by to share her love of making improv quilts and a desire to always ask "what if" when making her quilts. And, Ricky will share tips for that tricky Y-seam and the 8-pointed LeMoyne star.
Our next show is all about keeping you on the up and up, so we thought we'd keep you updated with a sneak peek at what's coming with our latest guests, Blair Stocker and Pam Mahshie. Blair is known for her love of colorful scrap quilts and upcycling. With a background in apparel design, she shares tips for t-shirt quilts by bringing a modern twist to an old favorite. AND, BERNINA sewing expert Pam shows how to add more interest to your quilts using decorative and textured stitches on a serger.
Do you want to know what's happening on the next episode of The Quilt Show? Then come with us as we go behind the scenes with Teresa Duryea Wong, who will present tips for understanding and collecting vintage Japanese textiles, and how to make a string quilt with scraps. Also, hiding a mistake on a quilt is made easy with a machine appliquéd mask that Alex shows you how to do.
Get an early look at this Sunday's show as Mary McCauley shows off her love of creating 3-dimensional and movable fiber art. She will show you how easy it is to manipulate and create pop-up quilts and vessels using quilting techniques to create works that are no longer just 2-dimensional.
Can't wait for new show day this week? Well, you're in luck as we've got a behind the scenes look at our latest show with returning guest Amanda Murphy for your to peruse. Machine quilting expert Amanda shares a wide range of techniques and tips to elevate your machine quilting skills with customizing digital patterns, symmetrical borders, and corners.
On The Set with Heather Black, Karey Bresenhan, and Nancy O'Bryant Puentes
Go behind the velvet rope of our upcoming show and see what fun awaits you this Sunday as Heather Black teaches the basics of curved piecing and practical design tips you will not want to miss. Then, go home with the legendary ladies of the International Quilt Festival, Karey Bresenhan and Nancy O'Bryant Puentes. These visionary cousins have created one of the most quintessential quilt shows in the entire world.
With a little showbiz magic, we're taking you behind the scenes to showcase a magical and fearless use of color with our latest guest, Linda Sullivan from Colourwerx, who's on a quest to make quilting the happiest activity on Earth.
Get an early peek behind the curtain as Libby Williamson returns, back and better than ever. Wait till you see all the exciting things she's doing with fabric art. She has many tricks up her artistic sleeves and she's showing us a range of projects from cute to complex. See how she embellishes fabric panels that she creates.
If you think being a quilter builds character, wait till you meet our next guest. Join us behind the scenes as Olesya Lebedenko has come to The Quilt Show all the way from Ukraine, by way of Canada, and watch as she builds her really sweet, happy little characters.
Experience behind the scenes of The Quilt Show with Ellen Lindner, the Adventure Quilter. Ellen enjoys guiding traditional quilters wanting to transition from tradition to art quilting. From photo inspiration to basic design principles, Ellen has broken each area into easy to understand concepts. And lastly, she shares an easy to do glued fabric collage composition using fabric scraps, a transfer design and electrical tape. This no sew, batting, binding or backing makes for a fun small project.
On The Quilt Show this week, go behind the scenes as Tommy Romano is back to share skill builder quilt basics, advice on working with pre-cut jelly rolls, and a Sudoku based quilt using 9-Patch blocks. Then it's time for a stop in LaGrange, TX for one of the country’s 10 best quilt museums, The Texas Quilt Museum. Founders Karey Bresenhan and Nancy O’Bryant Puentes restored a historic former furniture store into a fantastic exhibition space for rotating quilt exhibitions.
Go behind the scenes of our latest show as Riane Elise joins Alex and Ricky to teach the art of hand quilting with a modern twist. Learn about her quilting style and the interesting materials she uses to create her quilts, as well as a great tip for managing your skeins of thread. Then join Lilo Bowman as she show five steps to help you jump start your studio organizing.
What's on deck this week for The Quilt Show? Well, Kerri Green shares tips for taking a design on paper from pattern to precision piecing. Taking the basic design and adding depth with transparency and the added punch of value changes are techniques she also shares with Alex and Ricky. Then Lisa Erlandson shows how scale changes in antique quilts can make for a big impact.
It's Alex vs Ricky in that time-honored showdown, hand quilting vs. machine quilting. They'll share tips, tricks and design ideas for both the hand quilting and machine quilting enthusiast alike. Starting with the tools, fabrics, threads, needles and batting choices to marking, basting and ending with a discussion on quilt density and no back-track feather designs, they cover it all.
Another Friday, another peek at how the magic of The Quilt Show is made as we go on the set with Lisa Thorpe for our latest show. Lisashows you how to build a framed bird box collage with simple machine stitches over layers of assorted fabrics, words on paper, ribbon and stamped images. Plus, Alex is eager to share what she learned from her Sue Spargo wool and embroidery class.
Tomorrow begins a new year, and a new season of The Quilt Show. And what does a new season of The Quilt Show mean? A brand new Block Of the Month! Join Alex, Ricky, and Barbara Black as the reveal the 2022 BOM, Garden Party Down Under, designed by Irene Blanck.
Go behind the scenes of The Quilt Show as Susie Monday stops by to share the nine elements of the Sensory Alphabet we as humans use to perceive the world and demonstrates creative ways to use the iPad for designing fabric. Plus, Ricky shows off how to use a quick marking technique of designs built on a grid that he then stitches out on the longarm.
The Quilt Show is joined this week by Kumiko Frydl, miniature quilts expert. Go behind the scenes as she shares tips for creating shadow trapunto and micro stippling. Plus, Alex has her own segment this week all about expanding your quilt designs by using stencils as a starting point.
Join us on the set of The Quilt Show and learn all about Inklingo from its creator, Linda Franz. Inspired by hand piecing, but used for machine piecing, appliqué, and more Linda created Inklingo to make quilting more accessible.
What did The Quilt Show crew get up to behind the scenes on the set of our latest show? Join our guest Lee Chappell Monroe, Alex, and Ricky and see what happened when they added a playful modern twist to some traditional blocks.