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Alex and Ricky are joined one the set by Barbara Black and Bill Volckening. Barbara has worked in the educational office at the Houston Quilt Festival for 20 years. Learn about her quilt beginnings and her very famous quilt. Barbara also shares her thoughts on the three things you do wrong in quilting, gives you tips for achieving a beautiful binding, and teaches you how to add a sleeve.

Also in the show, Bill Volckening shares his elegant antique quilts. Bill has over 500 quilts in his collection that cover the years 1750-2008. He then displays elegant quilts that debunk the myth that quilts in America were only made from scraps as utilitarian.

Watch Barbara and Bill in Show 2405 when it debuts Sunday, February 24, 2019.

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Need a handmade heirloom gift for a bride and groom (that costs less than $20)? Alex has the answer.

 

Jenny K. Lyon is an excellent Free-Motion Quilting teacher. She has a way to "plactice" and end up with a wonderful project. Plus, you will learn to "stretch and puddle"

 

 

Okay, you need to see this denim jacket. How did she do it? 

 

Watch Jenny in Show 2404 starting this Sunday.

 

 

 

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A lot happens in this show. First, Alex shares tips for making a pieced binding. Then, she and Ricky meet with Suzy Williams of SuzyQuilts.com. They talk about her quilting journey and how she designs her own fabric using Spoonflower's print-on-demand technology. Suzy says that creating her own fabric allows her tremendous flexibility.

Learn how to design your own fat quarters and get over your creative slump making mini quilts, when Show 2403 debuts Sunday, January 27, 2019.

Watch Suzy and Spoonflower in Show 2403.

 

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Alex and Ricky are joined on the set by Marci Baker and Michelle McKibben. Marci is back to share great tips on pressing and seams, along with tips for cutting and assembly line stitching a fast and visually exciting one-patch quilt design.

Then, Michelle McKibben shares an 1873 India Soldier quilt that was originally given to Michelle’s great, great, great grandmother as a presentation gift by soldiers that were nursed during their years in India.

Star members can watch Show 2402 with Marci and Michelle when it debuts on Sunday, January 13, 2019.

 

 

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Marianne Fons welcomes Alex and Ricky to the turn of the century house she has called home since she was 39 years old. They tour the home and enjoy a bed turning of some of her more remarkable works. Marianne also talks about the beginnings of her career and meeting Liz Porter at the local quilting class, along with her work in the Quilts of Valor program. Marianne has far-ranging interests including writing her first novel, being on the board of the Iowa Quilt Museum, and saving a local theater. It's a show you won't want to miss with a true quilting legend.
 

Star Members can watch Marianne in Show 2313 when it debuts on Sunday, December 16, 2018.

 

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Sue Heinz is on the set and shares her magic for creating one design and using it to fill your sashing areas, corners, or entire quilt. And what about those daunting circles? Well, Sue says that they aren’t difficult when you break them into segments. Learn how she does it.
 
Also in this show, Ricky starts off with a super technique for adding a pop of color to a quilt binding using a Hong Kong edge finish.
 
Star Members can watch Sue in Show 2312: Sizzling Sashing, Circles, and Finishes when it debuts this Sunday, 12/2/2018.
 
 



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