Alex and Ricky were joined on the set by Sharon Schamber and her dear friend Tom Russell, who recently passed away.
Star members can watch Episode 1603: Quilters and Friends for Life debuting Monday, February 2, 2015.
We are kicking off Season 16 with a wonderful episode featuring Lynette Anderson, the designer of the TQS BOM 2015 - My Country House. We go behind the scenes at our lovely studio in Colorado to watch Ricky share his top quilting tips and to see Lynette demo her appliqué and embroidery techniques, as we prepare for the start of a new year.
Alex and Ricky were joined on the set by Debby Schnabel, a retired Neonatal Intensive Care nurse, who took up quilting upon her retirement. You also know Debby from her Debby Weighs In blogs here at TQS. You’ll love her tips on fabric selection and threads, her fusible-free techniques for applying circles (a favorite motif), and discovering how she incorporates a variety of embroidery stitches into her work.
Episode 1512: Enhance Your Quilting "Menu" with Hand Embroidery debuts on Monday, December 8, 2014.
Alex and Ricky met with quilter, lecturer, teacher, and "Dear Jane" aficionado, Laura Fraga, at the San Jose Museum of Quilts & Textiles. Along with sharing her love of appliqué, Laura also recently took up skateboarding and managed to get Ricky "on board." While on site, Museum Director Christine Jeffers gave TQS a tour of the museum, the first of its kind to focus on quilts and textiles.
Episode 1511: Make It Marvelous debuts on Monday, November 24.
Alex and Ricky are on the set with artist, author, and educator Leslie T. Jenison, who shares her playful, "serendipitous" screen-printing techniques for transforming natural-fiber fabrics and paper with unusual materials such as plastic Fiesta flags, product packaging, common household items, and hardware-store finds.
Episode 1510: Screen-Printing Serendipity debuts Monday, November 10, 2014.