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Alex and Ricky enjoyed the talents of the irrepressible Mark Lipinski on the set of Show 1813: Quilts of Valor and Intent.

Mark talks about making Quilts of Valor and recounts how he met the Vietnam Vet whose remembrance bracelet he wore in the 70s. Having held many jobs in the quilting industry, he discusses magazine publishing, online show hosting and participation in many quilt-related projects. He candidly talks about his loss of enthusiasm for quilting and how he gained it back via a more mindful perspective, which he learned from the Slow Food movement. Since Mark "lost" a quilt for six years, he also talks about the importance of documenting quilts and shares an easy way to label a quilt in the form of a letter. He is currently working on his life legacy quilt blocks, a work in progress that captures the big moments in his life.

Show 1813 debuts Sunday, June 19, 2016.

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Rulers rule when Gina Perkes takes the stage to show Alex and Ricky ruler work on both domestic and longarm machines.

Join them for Show 1812: Rulers Rule debuting June 5, 2016.

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Row by Row creator, Janet Lutz, visited with Alex and Ricky on the set.  Learn how a simple free horizontal row pattern with a summer vacation theme, started it all.  

Star Members can watch Show 1811: Row by Row with Janet Lutz & Eileen Williams.

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Alex and Ricky learn a lot from quilting "engineer," Marci Baker.  Marci loves to create time-saving tools and techniques.  She knows you have limited time and helps you to make the most of it.

Show 1810: Marci Baker - Quilting Tools & Techniques debuts on Sunday, May 8, 2016.

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Have some fun with Alex and Ricky as they are  joined on the set by award-winning quilter, Sue Nickels, who finds her inspiration from quilts of the 1800s, and her daugher, Ashley, who is new to quilting and inspired by the modern quilts of today.

Star Members can watch Sue and Ashley in Show 1808: A Quilting Family from Vintage to Modern which debuts on April 10, 2016.

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Alex and Ricky are joined on the set by Katie Fowler. Katie coaches quilters to explore their creativity and move past external factors that may hold them back.   Watch the slide show to get a idea of the tools she uses in her creative process.  To prove her point, she does something startling to one of her quilts in progress, sayingit’s about the process, not the product.


Star Members can watch Katie in Show 1807: Fearless Quilting debuting March 27, 2016 to find out what she does.

 

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