Join Alex and Ricky on the set with Valerie C. White as she joins them to talk about her quilting inspirations. Valerie was one of 44 artists invited by the Historical Society Museum in Washington D.C. to create a quilt celebrating the 2008 election of Barack Obama. In this episode she shares ideas for creating prayer flags that let you practice your quilting techniques. Also in Episode 1508: Working With Intention: Expand Your Skills with Prayer Flags is modern quilter Elizabeth Hartman who demos her favorite technique for making pieced letters.
Episode 1508 debuts on Monday, October 13, 2014.
Alex and Ricky are joined on the set by Lisa Sipes and Nola Emerie. Lisa is a well-regarded professional longarm artist who loves detailed work and the color pink! She shares fun ways to add visual and textural interest to a wholecloth quilt with a variety of stitches and colored threads, along with her signature "triple stitch." She also includes alternative ways to finish the edges of your quilt.
Also on set is the amazing and inspirational Nola Emerie, who, after suffering a massive stroke at age 52 that paralyzed the right side of her body, decided to take up quilting.
Debuts September 15, 2014.
Join Alex and Ricky on the set with Priscilla Knoble for Episode 1505 - East Meets West: Season Your Quilts with a Japanese Flavor. Meet Priscilla, a "lover of all things fiber-related" who grew up the daughter of missionaries in Japan.
As a quilter familiar with the Japanese design aesthetic and fluent in the language, Priscilla emerged as the obvious (authorized) choice to translate, publish, and distribute the books of renowned Japanese quilt artist Yoko Saito.
Alex and Ricky are joined on the set of Episode 1504: Make It Special with Machine Embroidery, by Jeanie Sumrall-Ajero, a previous guest at TQS (Episode 507) and Connie Fanders, Director of Education for BERNINA USA.
Episode 1504 debuts on August 18, 2014.