Only 27 quilts have been awarded the distinction of Master Quilt by the National Quilt Association, and Tribute to Tolkein, made by this episode's featured artist Sue McCarty, is one of the honored few. After demonstrating how to personalize a computer-generated quilting design by adding your own unique flairs and touches, Sue unveils "What I Wish I Knew," her nine most valuable tips for launching a successful career as a longarm quilter. If you've ever considered quilting for others, you won’t want to miss this! In addition, Ricky demonstrates a quick-and-easy sleeve for displaying your quilt.
Ricky teaches how to create a perfect sleeve to showcase your quilt.
Sue McCarty, master quilter, shares both her story and incredible quilts and explains what it means to be a master quilter.
Sue teaches how to customize pre-determined quilting patterns and use them for more than quilting.
Sue teaches the ins and outs of starting and maintaining a longarm business.
Sue talks about a silk quilt she longarm quilted, her vast studio with its expansive thread collection, and her loving husband.