Join us as multi-prize winner and youngest ever recipient of the of ‘Master Quilt Award’ Bethanne Nemesh, shares her stunning artistry. Known for her inventive use of details, she shares a beaded piping finishing technique that adds that ‘wow’ element and a method for creating machine quilted feathers that requires no backtracking.
And, the TQS camera crew visits the home and studio of Maryland artist Lesley Riley who shares a fabric collage technique for creating your own story in fabric. This tip filled show is not to be missed.
Links to Artists:
The Fast and the Fancy: Feathers for Freehand Quilters - Bethanne Nemesh
If You Can Feather, You Can Freehand! - Bethanne Nemesh
Nemeshing - Bethanne Nemesh
From Chapter One:
Alex and Ricky meet Bethanne Nemesh and she shares her quilting history and her quilts.
From Chapter Two:
Known for including inventive details in her binding, Bethanne demonstrates her beaded piping technique. She also shares other examples of edge treatment options from her book.
From Chapter Three:
Bethanne says that many quilters are afraid of the backtracking when it comes to feathers. She suggests building a feather on an invisible spine. Once you understand that concept, you can learn to create unique and organic ‘featheresque’ designs. She also shares how to make a fiddlehead fern.
From Chapter Four:
TQS cameras visit the home and studio of MD artist Lesley Riley who shows a fabric collage technique for creating your own story in fabric.
Bethanne’s hobby of archery involves as much precision and focus as does quilting. She discusses the similarities and that frustrations and disappointment have to be let go in both areas.