Debuting August 1, 2021: David Sirota stops by to teach us about Paper Piecing for the 21st Century, including a technique using Vellum that doesn’t require the need for tearing away paper. Then, TQS's very own Lilo Bowman is back to show share tips and tricks for adapting your studio space due to frequent moves, downsizing, or physical changes with aging.
Debuting July 18, 2021: Quiltmaker Julia McLeod joins Alex and Ricky to teach them how to tame and work with vintage neckties and silks, and how stabilization and a foundation can make a paper pieced design so much easier to sew accurately. Then, textile artist Youngmin Lee returns to demonstrate a Korean method of quilting using mulberry paper cording.
Debuting July 4, 2021: Annie Smith joins Alex and Ricky at our Dallas studio to demonstrate the basics of machine appliqué. Plus, C&T publisher, and quilter, Amy Barrett-Daffin shares an Ipad cover gift idea made using TAP (Transfer Artist Paper) and Kraft-Tex.
Debuting June 20, 2021: Sarah Bond’s dynamic and colorful quilt designs, based on traditional patterns, are influenced by the work of her female ancestors. Sarah will demonstrate how she modernizes a traditional Lone Star quilt, and her technique of playing tricks with color while working on a paper pieced diamond quilt.
Debuting June 6, 2021: Becky Goldsmith is back! What has she been doing? Join Alex, Ricky, and Becky as they take a deep dive into threads, fibers, and hand quilting.
Debuting May 23, 2021: See how Gale Carson uses one-of-a-kind fabrics to create beautiful one-of-a-kind works of art and how she incorporates Thai Silks into her work. Plus, Alex gets in on the fun with a demo to make a quilt from Kaffe Fassett fabric.
Debuting May 9, 2021: Sandra Mollon demonstrates three different ways to dye fabric for landscape quilts in this brand new show. She then teaches Alex a prepared edge appliqué technique and a raw-edge fused applique technique, all which can be used for landscape quilts and artful gifts.
Debuting April 25, 2021: Learn how to successfully sew with kids and discover creative quilt projects for the kids in your life with Dee Christopher. Dee also shows you how to use paper and fabric to create wonderful mixed media art pieces.
Debuting April 11, 2021: Mel Beach wants to show you how to jump start your creativity through 100-day quilting challenges. You’ll roll the dice to start a simple project for 100-days. Mel will also show us how to do blocks with top-stitched curves and demonstrate mark-free free motion quilting. It’s great for using on your 100-day challenge.
Debuting March 28, 2021: Korean textile artist Youngmin Lee joins Alex to talk about her latest work, give a demonstration on Ssamsol – a hand piecing technique, and there's a demontration of natural dyeing. Plus, Alex begins the show by demonstrating how to use silk ties to make a quilt.
Debuting March 14, 2021: Learn machine quilting from some of the best in the world of quilting. Join Alex and Ricky as they learn from Gina Perkes, Jenny Lyon, Leah Day, and Jacquie Gering.
Debuting February 28, 2021: The effervescent Sandra Johnson joins Alex to show her how to deconstruct denim for use in both quilts and clothing.
Cindy Needham returns to The Quilt Show to dazzle us with her new spectacular work. Watch as Cindy teaches Alex how to create a “little girl”, a framed piece of linen highlighted by stunning quilting and embellishment. Plus, a tour through Cindy’s quilts, her best tips, and so much more.
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.
Expand your knowledge of quilting design from the experts, Sue Nickels, Cathy Franks, Cindy Needham, Nancy Arseneault, and Alex Anderson. From feathers, to tools, to fun tips and tricks, everything you need to know to get the best quilting designs is right here waiting for you in the Quilting Design Masterclass.
Barbara Black talks about and demos for Ricky different aspects of Color My World, TQS' BOM for 2021 designed by Wendy Williams. Then Lilo Bowman guides us through organizing our quilt spaces with the help of her brand new book, Love Your Creative Space.
Learn new methods for collage quilting with Emily Taylor, including her parchment pressing technique. Also, walk through the Theirstory Exhibit at the Houston International Quilt Festival with Susanne Miller Jones.
Lynn Koolish takes the fear out of Fabric Dyeing and Shibori as she demonstrates both techniques to Alex. Then Pokey Bolton teaches Alex how to do sun printing (cyanotype printing) and how easy it is to use the Applipops circle templates for appliqué.
Carol Morrissey gives Ricky a fascinating demo on her latest technique which she calls "Exaggerated Pointillism".