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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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Alex and Ricky welcome mixed media artist Libby Williamson and discover how the humble tea bag can be used to create charming, whimsical, and outstanding textile art. Libby’s tips of adding paint, thread sketching, hand embroidery, and bits of fabric to build unique and one-of-a-kind collage art quilts, will have you looking at tea bags in a whole new way. 

Then, it's TQS member Carolyn Hock's turn to share her ideas for developing your own quilting designs based on travel photos.
 
Star Members can watch Libby and Carolyn in Show 2311: Fun with Mixed Media Collage and Quilting Inspiration, when it debuts Sunday, November 18, 2018. 
 
 

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Quilt teacher and author Lynn Carson Harris stops by the studio to share her love for using every last bit of fabric. Growing up on a farm, where nothing was wasted, fits perfectly with her style of quilting.

Her tips for making small improv log cabin blocks will teach you not to toss your scraps aside. And wait till you see her teach Alex the cutest 2” finished Amish style basket block.

Star Members can watch Lynn in Show 2310: Big Impact with Bits, Scraps, and Tiny Blocks, when it debuts Sunday, November 4, 2018.

 



TQS BOM 2019 "SIZZLE" by Becky Goldsmith

SIZZLE Quilt - Warm


SIZZLE Quilt - Cool

 


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