Debuting December 19, 2021: Susie Monday shares the 9 elements (ways) of the Sensory Alphabet we as humans use to perceive the world. Understanding and recognizing which element is the strongest for you can help to make your work stronger and more powerful. The creative fun continues as Susie shares creative ways to use the iPad for designing fabric. And, Ricky begins the show by demonstrating on paper how to use a quick marking technique of designs built on a grid that he then stitches out on the longarm.
Meg Goodman, the host of the Sew & So... podcast, recently interviewed Ricky for their latest episode, As You Quilt, Life Unfolds. During their conversation they discuss how Ricky got his start in quilting, what inspires him, what excites, his connection to the quilting community, and so much more.
What's on deck for this week's show? Go behind the scenes with Lisa Ellis and find out. As an engineer, Lisa designed a mock cathedral block that is a ‘quilt as you go’ machine-sewn method using charm squares that you'll want to check out, while also sharing tips for adding thread painted lettering to your quilt project. Plus, Ricky will also teach how to make a contemporary Chinese Coins quilt.
It's Friday, so we're going behind the scenes with this week's guest, Natalya Khorover. Catch a glimpse of Natalya as she shows how to repurpose plastic usually gets tossed in the trash, along with some creative and out of the box ways to use those items for collage and art quilts. Plus, see Ricky make a rail fence quilt using upcycled jeans.
Debuting September 26, 2021: Lisa Ellis loves her grandmother's cathedral window quilt, but found the traditional method of making it too time consuming. As an engineer, Lisa designed a mock cathedral block that is a ‘quilt as you go’ machine-sewn method using charm squares. She also shares tips for adding thread painted lettering to your quilt project. Ricky also teaches how to make a contemporary Chinese Coins quilt.
Debuting September 12, 2021: Natalya Khorover shows how to repurpose plastic and litter that usually gets tossed in the trash. Along with tips and tricks, she shares creative and out of the box ways to use them for collage and in your art quilts. Plus, Ricky makes a rail fence quilt using upcycled jeans.
With Ricky's Kool Kaleidoscope class coming up soon, we thought we would dig into the TQS archives and see some of the Kool Kaleidoscope quilts that our members have made. No two Kaleidoscopes are alike, which is the fun part of the class, so everyone's interpretations are different. We can't wait to see how everyone else's turn out!
Ricky Tims' Kool Kaleidoscope quilt is a popular and very fun method for making a kaleidoscopic quilt without fussy cutting individual fabric prints. This strip-piece quilt is quick and easy and great for advanced beginners and beyond. And guess what? Ricky will be teaching the project LIVE for FREE over two weeks this July. Find out more from the man himself.
Last year during a video chat with Ricky, Pam Holland revealed that she was working on a portrait quilt of the man himself. Well, she has now finished that quilt and it outstanding. Take a look for yourself and see if you can notice the resemblance.
If you missed it the first time, now's your chance to get in on all the fun and join Ricky for his Gridified Art Quilts Class, a fun class using traditional quilting units to design and create your own original "gridified" art quilt.
Join Ricky as he celebrates the release of his brand new album, Alone With My Thoughts.
New dates for Ricky Tim's Quilt Luminarium have opened up. The next event will be June 10, 2021 through June 12, 2021. The April 2021 dates sold out quick, so get your tickets while you can!
To celebrate National Reading Month in March, follow along with Ricky an Kat Bowser as they update you on all things Lizzy Albright and the Attic Window.
Fiber artist Andrea Brokenshire returns to The Quilt Show and breaks down how she creates one of her quilts from the ground up, including prep, photograph choice, and wrangling the quilting together. Also, Ricky will demonstrate how to make a New York Beauty block for the 21st Century.
An entire show dedicated to all things Lizzy Albright and the Attic Window, including the new novel by Ricky Tims and Kat Bowser and the quilt based on the book.