With fifteen Best of Show ribbons to her name, Karen Kay Buckley knows what a judge is looking for when it comes to a perfect quilt. From perfect circles, ovals and stems, Karen shares tips and tricks for taking your work to a whole new level. But wait, there's more. Karen shows her technique for squaring up the perfect block.
Then meet North Carolina Textile Conservator Lynn Gorges, who spends her days preserving textiles for future generations to enjoy.
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Karen Kay Buckley
From Chapter One:
Alex and Ricky learn about fifteen time Best of Show winner, Karen Kay Buckley. They learn how she started her quilting career and take a look at some of her quilts.
From Chapter Two:
Karen shares tips and tricks for making perfect circles...every time.
From Chapter Three:
Karen shares tips for making perfect appliqué stems, including an ironing trick to keep the stem laying flat. Karen also demonstrates her snap-together system which allows users to square up a block "perfectly."
From Chapter Four:
TQS visits a NC studio to see what a typical day entails for textile conservator Lynn Gorges, who helps to preserve historical quilts for future generations to enjoy.
Karen talks about her new studio as the result of swapping work spaces with her husband. The new studio is a big departure (color and look) from the rest of her home. Karen also talks about her insect collection which she has gathered over many years. She sees them as art.
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